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  • Portraits of the Winning Horses of the Great St. Leger Stakes, at Doncaster, from the year 1815 to the present year inclusive.

    HERRING, John Frederick.
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    With fabulous colour. A rare set of the finest early 19th-century series of racehorse portraits by John Herring, one of the greatest sporting artis...

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  • Najban Parkash Urdu,

    [INDIAN COOKERY] VYANJAN PRAKASH.
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    A charming Indian cookery book in Urdu with illustrations throughout of cooking utensils, ingredients and traditional stoves and methods of cookin...

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  • Epics of the Fancy.

    FARNOL, Jeffrey.
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    Presentation copy inscribed by the author. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, 'To Capt. Harry Cleveland ...

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  • The National Sports of Great Britain.

    ALKEN, Henry Thomas.
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    Very rare first issue with fine double provenance. The Schwerdt-Jeanson copy of the rare first edition, first issue with the additional title dated...

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  • Scenes during the Snow Storm, December 1836.

    POLLARD, James.
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    James Pollard's scarce series of prints commemorating the exceptionally severe snow of December 1836. The Spectator reported that 'snow continued ...

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  • Beaufort Hunt,

    HODGES, Walter Parry (artist); ALKEN, Henry Thomas (engraver).
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    Beaufort Hunt is a masterful work on fox-hunting collaboration between Alken and Hodges. Published as a set of eight in 1833 with the ninth issued...

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  • Hunting, or six hour's sport,

    ALKEN, Henry Thomas.
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    Henry Alken's rare set of hunting plates, well drawn and coloured, representing Cockney Londoners in various amusing sporting difficulties. The wo...

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  • The Right Sort.

    ALKEN, Henry.
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    Schwerdt-Spitz-Bobins copy. The Schwerdt-Spitz copy of this rare early Alken series, issued without a title-page and which Schwerdt says was 'One o...

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  • The great and small game of India,

    LYDEKKER, Richard.
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    'A sumptuous rendering of south Asia's wild game species in art and text. Lydekker describes more than seventy varieties of game with attendant no...

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  • The Seven Ages of the Horse.

    ALKEN, Henry.
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    Alken's echoing of Shakespeare's seven ages of man. This reworking of The High Mettled Racer depicts the horse as foal, colt, race horse, hunter, ...

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  • Indispensable accomplishments

    FRANKLAND, Richard.
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    A scarce pirated edition. A fine series of plates illustrating correct horsemanship in riding to hounds. The plates are captioned: "Going along a ...

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  • Life of the Race Horse.

    DOYLE, John.
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    Rare. The complete series of lithographs for John Doyle's Life of the Race Horse, published between 1822 and 1823. John Doyle (1797-1868), an Iris...

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  • Pugilistica: The History of British Boxing.

    MILES, Henry Downes.
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    Second edition; 3 vols, thick 8vo (230 x 170 mm); vol. I: xvi, 507pp, frontis. & 29 full-page illustrations, with many illustrations in the te...

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  • [Scores and Biographies Volumes I-XV).

    LILLYWHITE, Frederick; HAYGARTH, Arthur.
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    A complete set of this important work, rarely found thus and in such good condition, especially since volume xiv is particularly scarce.17vols; 8v...

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  • Hunting Tours; Nimrod Abroad; Northern Tour; The Horse and the Hound.

    APPERLEY, C.J.
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    From the library of 1st Viscount Cowdray. Charles James Apperley (1777-1843) was a Welsh sportsman and sporting writer, who following his marriage ...

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  • Tempting Kosher Dishes.

    GAHR, F.O. et al.
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    Famous Jewish Passover cookbook. An extremely clean copy of this famous Jewish Passover cookbook.Includes a Jewish holidays calendar for the years ...

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  • Traite sur la Cavalerie.

    DRUMMOND DE MELFORT, Louis Hector (Comte de).
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    Royal copy in fine red morocco. Scarce and impressive work on cavalry: beautiful red morocco copy of the Prince de Condé, a great grandson of King ...

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  • Hermit by Newminster out of Seclusion, Winner of the Derby 1867, trained by Bloss, Ridden by Daly,

    [ANON.]
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    A pair of engravings on silk, tears to lower right corner of second item. Framed.

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  • Administration des Haras. Atlas statistique de la production des chevaux en France.

    GAYOT, Eugène; Hippolyte Lalaisse (artist).
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    Horse breeding in France in the mid-19th century . Impressive and uncommon work on French horse breeding at the beginning of Napoleon III's reign -...

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  • [Sammelband of three works]: Türkischer Pferdsaufbuz [sic]; [Pferderassen]; [Die Fangarten der wilden Thiere].

    RIDINGER, Johann Elias.
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    The first work is a fine series of four richly caparisoned Turkish horses, based on drawings by Baron Gudenus prepared in Constantinople. As state...

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  • L'instruction du roy en l'exercice de monter a cheval.

    PLUVINEL, Antoine de.
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    This copy with the title-pages for the second edition but the text to the first; with 58 engraved plates (compared with first edition 60 plates, s...

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  • [Badminton Library]. Shooting:

    WALSINGHAM, Lord; PAYNE-GALLWEY, Sir Ralph.
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    An attractive two-volume guide to Shooting from The Badminton Library series, comprising Field and Covert and Moor and Marsh.A sporting and publis...

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  • Histoire pittoresque de l'equitation ancienne et moderne.

    AUBRY, Charles.
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    The preferred hand-coloured issue. First edition of this charming work, in the preferred hand-coloured issue. In an elegant signed binding.Aubry, a...

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