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41 H Cholmondeley-Pennell Fishing
London Longman Green & Co 1889 Fifth Edition,Revised. Badminton Library Decorated Cloth. Very Good No Jacket 8vo Its Heavy, So a Bit More Postage. Illusrated By Peter Stevenson. 

Price: 85.50 EUR
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Speckled Nomads, , a Tale of Trout in Two Rivers, H e Towner Coston
42 H e Towner Coston Speckled Nomads, , a Tale of Trout in Two Rivers
London Faber & Faber 1938 First Edition Hard Back Green Cloth Very Good Good a Little Edgeworn. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Illustrated with Photographs 
Great fishing tales. 298pp. dj a bit worn but still looks good in removable protector. 
Price: 43.20 EUR
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Cycling ,, H H Griffin
43 H H Griffin Cycling ,
London George Bell 1893 Second Edition, the All England Series. Decorated Cloth Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Illusrated By George Cattermole and Hablot Browne 
A rare little book 124 p.p plus wonderful Victorian illustrated adverts of cycles, boots & clothes & anti stiff to strengthen the muscles and other sports & camping activities, many drawings of ancient to the most modern cycles, the front board is illustrated with a young gentleman suitably attired on a penny farthing cycle. 
Price: 202.50 EUR
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44 Hugo Backhouse Among the Gauchos
London Jarrolds First Edition Very Good Very Good Slightly Edge Worn 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Ills By the Author 
This young 16 year old european refused parental allowance ,sailed to Buenos Aires with 50 took a job as a roustabout & rose to be a cattle manager & successful estanciero & breeder of winning polo ponies. 
Price: 16.20 EUR
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45 Hunter W. A. Fisherman`s Knots & Wrinkles
London A & C Black 1928 Second Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good in Protector 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall illustrated 
A very good scarce book on the subject clean & tight dj just a little edge worn and marked but looks good in its removables protector. 
Price: 22.50 EUR
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Foxiana, Isaac Bell,  M.F.H.
46 Isaac Bell, M.F.H. Foxiana
London Country Life 110 First Edition Hard Back Red Cloth Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9 - 12" tall G D Amour 
16 wonderful full page sketches by the very gifted George Armour,84pp. signature of a prvious owner. 
Price: 58.50 EUR
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47 Isaac Walton The Complete Angler, or the Contemplative Man`s Recreation.
London T. N. Foulis 1925 New Edition Hard Back Green Very Good No Dj 4to - over 9 - 12" tall James Thorpe 
Surely the most famous book on fishing, first published in the 17thc and illustrated by so many different artists since, this one has 20 delightful full colour plates by James Thorpe 221pp. Please email for photos of the book, see more angling books on our websitevanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 108.00 EUR
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48 J Geraint Jenkins Life and Tradition in Rural Wales
London J M Dent & Sons 1976 0 460 04197 5 / 9780460041973 First Edition Very Good Very Good DJ in Protector 4to, Heavy, So a Bit Extra Post 142 Photographs Illustrations & a Map 
Lovely book on all sorts of bygone activities. 
Price: 48.60 EUR
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A Keepers Country, J k Stanford
49 J k Stanford A Keepers Country
London H f & g Witherby 1968 First Edition Hard Back Near Fine Almost fine in Protector 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall P n Stewart Signature & Inscription of Previous Owner
A novel about a gamekeeper, Colonel Stanford had good knowledge of the subject. 222pp. 
Price: 34.20 EUR
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The Wandering Gun, J k Stanford
50 J k Stanford The Wandering Gun
London Geoffrey Bles 1960 First Edition Hard Back Brown Cloth Almost Fine Very Good DJ in Protector 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Profusely Illustrated Signature & Inscription of Previous Owner
The author was a great authority on shooting having been invited to many great estates to shoot. 
Price: 34.20 EUR
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51 J Wentworth Day The Dog in Sport
London George Harrap 1938 First Edition Hard Back Green Cloth Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Illustrated with Photographs Signature & Inscription of Previous Owner
Another scarce dog book in overall very good condition except for an unruly dog ( the owners obviously did not read all the dog training books they owned this is the fifth book like it ) has bitten the front board a couple of times not effecting the interior, back board has a bit of a crease. 320pp. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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52 James G Fyfe Games, Sports and Pastimes
London The Gresham Publishing Co The Gresham Library of Knowledge. Cloth Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 8 Plates 
No date but circa 1935 lots of very useful things to do, play & make if you are not into computors. 
Price: 10.80 EUR
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53 Jennings Rev Dr Frank Men of the Lanes , the Autobiography of the Tramps Parson
London Oldebourne 1958 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good in Protector 8V0 illustrated 
An interesting book of the road 5 photographic plates dj slightly edge worn and slightly soiled 
Price: 52.20 EUR
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54 John Cullyer The Gentleman`s & Farmers Assistant, Containing First , Tables for Finding the Content of Any Piece of Land ,
Jewry Lane London Stevenson and matchett& J Scatcherd 1803 Fourth Edition Full Brown Calf. Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A useful book for the gentleman farmer It tells how to measure land in yards perches and acres with tables for the content , tables shewing the number of loads of that will manure an acre of land by knowing the distance of the heaps, a table for measuring thatchers work from one to sixty four feet long and one to twenty five feet high. Book has been professionaly rebacked with a new leather spine, gilt title & date to base, a super little pocket sized book. 
Price: 202.50 EUR
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55 John Hay The Immortal Wilderness
New York W W Norton 1987 First American Edition Hard Back Fine Fine 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

Price: 12.60 EUR
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56 John Masefield Reynard the Fox , or the Ghost Heath Run
London William Heinemann 1924 Early Copy Hard Back Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A very nice copy with its scarce original plain Dj just a bit edge worn in a clear protective removable cover. 
Price: 22.50 EUR
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57 Kirby, W, f , A Hand Book to the Order Lepidoptera, Part 1, Vol 1, Butterflies,
London Edward Lloyd Ltd 1896 First Edition Hard Back Black Leather Very Good No Dj 8V0 Profusely Illustrated 
A nicely bound book in contempory half leather with raised bands gilt ruling & titles , 37 plates mostly in colour 261pp. 
Price: 58.50 EUR
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58 Leslie Paul Heron Lake, a Norfolk Year.
London The Batchworth Press 1948 First Edition Very Good Good in Protector 8vo Ills By Woodcut Vignettes. 
Book has some foxing dj is faded on the spine & edge worn. Book plate of previous on front end paper. 
Price: 10.80 EUR
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Letters to Young Sportsmen,  on Hunting , Angling,  & Shooting, Liet Col j Mackillop , Horace g Hutchinson,  & Major Kenneth  Dawson .
59 Liet Col j Mackillop , Horace g Hutchinson, & Major Kenneth Dawson . Letters to Young Sportsmen, on Hunting , Angling, & Shooting
London Counry Life 1930 Revised & Enlarged Hard Back Orange Cloth Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Ills By Lionel Edwards. Signature & Inscription of Previous Owner
Liet Col Mackillop gives advice on hunting with a horse & hounds , Horace Hutchinson on Angling & fly fishing, & Major Dawson on shooting & dogs. With wonderful B&W sketches by Lionel Edwards. 227pp. boards a little damp stained , trivial amount of foxing on first & last few pages. 
Price: 43.20 EUR
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60 Lieut Col Geoffrey Brooke The Way of a Man on a Horse. Lonsdale Library.
London Seeley & Co for the Lonsdale Library 1929 First Edition Hard Back Tan Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8 Vo Heavy Email 4 Postage Cost Illustrated Very Fine Book Plate of Former Owner
Book is very clean ,tight & scarce. 288pp. 
Price: 99.00 EUR
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