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61 Lieut, Colonel S.G.Goldschmidt Bridle Wise. A Key to Better Hunters -Better Ponies
London Country Life 1943 Reprint Hard Back Yellow Cloth Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Lionel Edwards Signature & Inscription of Previous Owner
Lots of lovely B&W illustrations by Edwards & colour frontis plate. 134pp. 
Price: 43.20 EUR
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Random Jottings of a Horseman, Lieut, Colonel S.G.Goldschmidt
62 Lieut, Colonel S.G.Goldschmidt Random Jottings of a Horseman
London Country Life 1940 First Edition Hard Back Green Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated 
Full of stories, tips, and advice for the hunting horse person.163pp. 
Price: 22.50 EUR
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63 Lieut-Clo Geoffrey Brooke The Way of a Man with Ahorse
London Seeley & Co. Lonsdale Library 1929 First Edition Very Good No Jacket 8vo Its Heavy, So a Bit More Postage. illustrated Signature & Inscription of Previous Owner
A fairly scarce book on horsemanship. 
Price: 99.00 EUR
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64 Lionel Edwards The Fox
London Collins 1949 First Edition Hard Back Green Cloth Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Lionel Edwards 
Very fine 8 colour plates & 25 B/W illustrations. 94pp. 
Price: 67.50 EUR
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65 Lt - Col. P. Hawker , Edited & Introduced By Eric Parker. Shooting, Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All That Relates to Guns & Shooting
London Herbert Jenkins 1922 Reprint Hard Back Green Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall illustrated Book Plate of Former Owner.
This must have for all shooting people is a reprint first published in 1814.340pp. 
Price: 99.00 EUR
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66 Lt-Col Geoffrey Brooke Horse Lovers . Addressed to Those Who are Thrilled By the Deep Note of a Hound , and Rejoice in the Feel of a Good Horse Beneath Them.
London Constable 1927 First Edition Hard Back Green Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Snaffles Signature & Inscription of Previous Owner
Colour frontis and many B&W sketches by Snaffles , A book of hunting reminiscences, turned into a novel. 357pp. 
Price: 34.20 EUR
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67 Lt-Col M F McTaggart D.S.O. Stable and Saddle
London Methuen & Co 1929 First Edition Hard Back Blue Cloth. Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Ludwig Koch 
A very useful book on schooling the horse & the rider, bound in blue cloth with gilt titles on the spine & gilt horse & rider jumping a fence on the front board , the same board has been bitten by a dog two small holes going through ten pages on the very edge not effecting text. Book is fairly scarce . 207pp. 
Price: 43.20 EUR
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68 Lt.-Col. M. F. McTAGGART,DSO> From Colonel to Subaltern, Some Keys for Horse Owners.
London Counry Life 1928 First Limited Deluxe Edition Vellum Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Illustrated By , the Wag of the Regiment Signed Limited Edition
A Rare limited deluxe edition very finely produced in full vellum with title on spine and the front board with quill and horse shoe ink pot, gilt ruling and gilt key`s in each corner, orange & gold silk endpapers, with a very fine book plate of a family crest, pages through out are of hand made paper by A King of Alton Mill, all rough cut or yapped edges, includes a bound in letter from the publishers stating this De Luxe edition is limited to 150 copies. This copy number 44 is signed by the author & the artist (the Wag) the author states that he asked the publisher for an artist to illustrate the book they supplied one from his Regiment who was, and remained unknown to him always. The book is written in an ammusing way but full of very usefull and knowledgeable information about difficult horses and training horses, both the water colour and sketch illustration are very funny indeed & every page is illustrated. 248 pages. 
Price: 1170.00 EUR
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69 M Horace Hayes Stable Management and Exercise
London Hurst & Blackett 1947 Fifth Edition, Revised & Enlarged. Hard Back Tan Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall Illustrated with Photographs 
Spine is faded and some damp marks to boards otherwise good 256pp. 
Price: 22.50 EUR
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70 Major J H Hale How to Tie Salmon Flies
19 Adam St, Strand London The Fishing Gazette 1919 Early Copy Hard Back Blue Cloth Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Hale Major J H. 
A very scarce book on the subject of fly tying first published in 1892 this edition was updated and added to. 
Price: 112.50 EUR
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71 Marie Hartley & Joan Ingilby Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales
London J M Dent & Sons 1968 Reprinted the Same Year as the First Almost Fine Almost fine in Protector 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Profusely Illustrated 
A wonderful look at Yorkshires past, from country cures to stone walling, haymaking to geese driving butterchurning to barns & thatching with heather, there is such a lot here with 261 photographs drawings & maps . See also our catalogue no 2162 again about Yorkshire in the same series by the same authors . 
Price: 49.50 EUR
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72 Marie Hartley & Joan Ingilby Life in the Moorlands of North East Yorkshire
London J M Dent & Sons 1972 0 460 03961 x / 9780460039611 First Edition Almost Fine Almost fine in Protector 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Profusely Illustrated 
A fascinating book on the past with 265 photographs drawings & maps, this realy is a wonderful glimpse into Yorkshires past. See also our catalogue no 2163 also about Yorkshire in the same series by the same authors. 
Price: 49.50 EUR
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73 Marson t b Scarlet and Khaki
London Jonathan Cape 1930 First Edition Hard Back Red Very Good No Dj 8V0 Amour g d 
A fairly scarce book in very nice clean tight condition spine a tad faded very nice book plate on the fpd 226 pp. 
Price: 31.50 EUR
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74 Massingham H J The Wisdom of the Fields.
London Collins 1945 First Cloth Very Good Good in Protector 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Frontis of William Cobbett 
Dj a little faded & foxed , f.e p some foxing ,otherwise a good copy of this classic book. 
Price: 13.50 EUR
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75 Maybe Richard Common Ground, A Place for Nature in Britains Future .
London Hutchinson & Co 1980 First Edition Hard Back Fine Fine in Protector 8V0 illustrated 
A superb copy of this inportant book on the subject of concervancy, illustrated with color photographs and drawings. 280pp. 
Price: 40.50 EUR
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76 Millard f w Game and Foxes, or the Potection of Foxes Not Incompatible with the Preservation of Game.
London Horace Cox 1906 First Edition Hard Back Brown Almost Fine No Dj 8V0 
A scarce title written by secratary to the gamekeepers association119pp. on thick paper plus 18pages of adverts for all equipment used by game keepers etc 
Price: 43.20 EUR
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White-Ear and Peter. The Story of a Fox and a Fox Terrier., Neils Heiberg
77 Neils Heiberg White-Ear and Peter. The Story of a Fox and a Fox Terrier.
London Macmillan 1912 First Edition Hard Back Red Cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Cecil Aldin Gift Inscription
Another scarce dog book with 16 wonderful coloured illustrations by Aldin, some foxing to endpapers gilt titles on spine and front board gilt fox on front and terrier on spine foxing to end papers 222pp. See our website for a catalogue of Aldins and dogs and horses and country pursuitsvanessaparkerrarebooks.com 
Price: 157.50 EUR
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78 Patrick Chalmers The Anglers England
London Seeley & Co 15 Hard Back Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Illustrated with Photographs Signature & Inscription of Previous Owner
Another useful book full of useful advise , , book is rather worn and battered the interior is good. 254pp. 
Price: 10.80 EUR
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The Horn a Lay of the Grassington Fox-Hounds., Patrick R Chalmers
79 Patrick R Chalmers The Horn a Lay of the Grassington Fox-Hounds.
London Collins 1938 Second Impression Hard Back Green Cloth Very Good Good a Little Edgeworn. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
A very good copy of this fairly scarce book . 
Price: 22.50 EUR
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Where the Spring Salmon Run, Patrik R Chalmers
80 Patrik R Chalmers Where the Spring Salmon Run
London Philip Allan & Co 1931 First Edition Hard Back Green Cloth Very Good Good DJ in Protector 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Illustrated with Photographs Signature & Inscription of Previous Owner
A scarce fishing book Some internal foxing 236pp. dj rather tatty . 
Price: 58.50 EUR
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