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Bibliothèque Marcel Jeanson, Premiere Partie : Chasse [ Sotheby's auction catalogue, sale dates 28 February and 1 March, 1987. ]

by Sotheby's

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1987
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Sotheby's, Monaco, auction catalogue for the sale held on 28th February and 1st March, 1987. Cloth, 4to,. 515 pp, numerous colour and black-and-white plates. 598 lots. In French. The first part of the sale, devoted to works on all forms of hunting. From the introduction: "Jeanson, bien sûr, ne manqua pas d'acquérir nombre de chefs d'oeuvre aux ventes Rahir… Read more about this item
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Fine Sports Books I. [Sportspages, bookseller's catalogue]

by Sportspages

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Used - Very Good
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n.d [c 2008]
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Laminated illustrated wrappers,
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SportsPages London, bookseller's catalogue, n.d [c 2008]. Laminated illustrated wrappers,. 116 pp, numerous colour ills. 300 items. From the preface - "The books contained in this catalogue are all classics of their genre. No angling bibliophile, for example, will be ignorant of the works of Blacker, Bowkler or Ronalds, while a cricket library worthy of the name will not… Read more about this item
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Chess Texts in the English Language, printed before 1850 : an annotated bibliography

by Whyld, K. ; Ravilious, C

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reprint edition
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Cloth, small 8vo,
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9788071894599
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Moravian Chess, Olomouc, n.d. [but c 2002], reprint edition. Cloth, small 8vo,. 189 pp. Over 400 entries. A very valuable work covering the period from 1475 to 1849, with each entry annotated. Entries are arranged chronologically. Appendices cover English-language chess columns in newspapers and magazines to 1850; and a list of non-chess journals cited in the main list. Indexed.… Read more about this item
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Mountaineering and its Literature : A Descriptive Bibliography of Selected Works Published in the English Language,1744-1976

by Neate, W.R

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Used - Corners slightly bumped, slight tear to lamination at centre of fore-edge of front wrapper, a few lower corners creased at tips,
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1980
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Laminated wrappers, 4to,
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9780898860047
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The Mountaineers, Seattle, first US edition, 1980. Laminated wrappers, 4to,. 165 pp. 949 entries. From the Publishers' Note: "This American edition has been produced from the same plates used to produce the British edition. The author has subsequently obtained some missing dates and has identified some errors; those which are significant are noted below." Contents: Introduction; Subject Index (Subject… Read more about this item
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Collecting Golf Books, 1743-1938...to which has been added Bibliotheca Golfiana, together with some notes and commentary by Joseph S.F. Murdoch; ; compiled and arranged by H.R. Grant

by Hopkinson, C. ; Murdoch, J.S.F. ; Grant, H.R

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Used - Copy No. 217. Signed by Shirley Grant on the limitation page and by the compiler H. R. Grant at the end of his preface. Corners
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Limited edition of 250 copies
Published
1980
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Cloth, 4to, cover-titles, 25 cm
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Grant Books, Droitwich, first edition, 1980. Limited edition of 250 copies. Cloth, 4to, cover-titles, 25 cm. 90, [1] pp, 9 ills. Copy No. 217. Signed by Shirley Grant on the limitation page and by the compiler H. R. Grant at the end of his preface. Corners very slightly bumped, otherwise Near Fine.
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History & Bibliography of Boxing Books. Collectors Guide to the History of Pugilism Incorporating a Bibliography Containing Some 2100 Titles on All Aspects of Pugilism Published in the English Language

by Hartley, R.A

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Used - A presentation copy inscribed and signed by the author on the dedication page to his 'friend and fellow-battler Syd Leigh
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n.d. but [1988]
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Cloth, 4to,
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9781852590741
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Nimrod Press Ltd, Alton, first edition, n.d. but [1988]. Cloth, 4to,. x, [ii], 349 pp, ills. Approximately 2,100 entries. The best bibliography of Boxing. There are six introductory chapters surveying the history of the literature of boxing, followed by an excellent annotated bibliography. Numerous illustrations and reproductions of title -pages. White illustrated dustwrapper over red cloth. A presentation… Read more about this item
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Early Books on Cricket

by Allen, D.R

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Used - Very Good in a dustwrapper with a spine-panel which is a trifle-faded
Published
1987
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Cloth, 8vo,
ISBN
9780946653263
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Europa Publications, London, first edition, 1987. Cloth, 8vo,. 128 pp, ills. 142 entries bibliographically described. From the blurb - "This guide to the early literature of cricket traces and illustrates the historical and sociological growth of the game up to 1895 when Alfred Gaston produced the first separately printed bibliography. David Rayvem Allen explores the wealth of early books… Read more about this item
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Golf Collectors Price Guide

by Taylor, J.L

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Used - Top edge faintly spotted, otherwise Near Fine in Near Fine dustwrapper
Published
1983
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Cloth, 8vo,
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St. Giles Publications Ltd, Milton Keynes, first edition, 1983. Cloth, 8vo,. [vi], 294 pp, plates, ills. A well-illustrated guide which includes sections on clubs, early golf balls, patent and auto-caddies, photographs and photogravures, prints and engravings, watercolours, oil paintings, silver and plate, statuettes and bronzes, medals, ceramics and glass, postage stamps, cigarette cards, books, indoor golf games, ephemera,… Read more about this item
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Hunting, Hawking, Shooting illustrated in a catalogue of books, manuscripts, prints and drawings collected by C.F.G.R. Schwerdt

by Schwerdt, C.F.G.R. ; Lindner, K

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Used - Top edges a trifle spotted, otherwise a Fine set
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reprint of 1928-1937 first edit
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4 vols, green rexine, gilt cover-titles, 4to,
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9783487076478
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Georg Olms Verlag, Hildesheim, reprint of 1928-1937 first edition. 4 vols, green rexine, gilt cover-titles, 4to,. xxiv, 324 pp, 86 plates + xvi, 358, [2] pp, 167 plates + [6], 256, [1] pp, plates 168-266 + xx, 260, [1] pp, 116 plates. With a preface by Kurt Lindner. Schwerdt's collection of sporting books was probably the finest in… Read more about this item
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Falconry and Hawking Treatises Printed in the English Language 1575-1975 - A Checklist of Primary Sources with a list of related books of interest to Falconers

by Oelgart, I.J

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Used - Copy No. 72. Very Good
Edition
Limited edition of 400 numbered copies
Published
1976
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Printed wrappers with flaps, 8vo, 24 cm,
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New Mews Press, Newbury, first edition, 1976. Limited edition of 400 numbered copies. Printed wrappers with flaps, 8vo, 24 cm,. 36 pp. Copy No. 72. Very Good.
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La Bibliographie de l'Escrime Ancienne et Moderne

by Vigeant, A

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Used - An unnumbered copy. Spine torn with loss, wrappers darkened, duststaining to untrimmed edges, otherwise a Good partly unopened c
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Limited edition of 480 copies
Published
1882
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Printed wrappers, 8vo,
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Motteroz, Paris, first edition, 1882. Limited edition of 480 copies. Printed wrappers, 8vo,. 172, [3] pp. An unnumbered copy. Spine torn with loss, wrappers darkened, duststaining to untrimmed edges, otherwise a Good partly unopened copy.
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The Sourcebook of Golf. With an appendix on collecting golfiana by Sarah Baddiel

by Kennington, D

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Very Good in used dustwrapper
Published
1981
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Cloth, 8vo,
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9780853655848
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The Library Association, London, 1981. Cloth, 8vo,. 255 pp, ills. Highlights and evaluates the key English language sources of golf from both sides of the Atlantic and elsewhere. Each chapter has a discursive commentary on the literature of a particular aspect, the history of golf or "how to play" books, followd by bibliographical listings for the works considered,… Read more about this item
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Croquet : an Annotated Bibliography from the Rendell Rhoades Croquet Collection

Croquet : an Annotated Bibliography from the Rendell Rhoades Croquet Collection

by Rhoades, N. L

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Used - Top edges of textblock and endpapers smokestained, otherwise Very Good
Published
1992
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Cloth, white cover-title and gilt croquet hoops, small 8vo,
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9780810825710
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Scarecrow Press, London, first edition, 1992. Cloth, white cover-title and gilt croquet hoops, small 8vo,. xx, 214 pp. 679 entries. Rendell Rhoades was a distinguished American scientist of many interests, including a particular enthusiasm for croquet : by the time of his death in 1976 he had built up a collection of nearly 1,000 pieces of croquet literature.This bibliographical… Read more about this item
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British and American Sporting Authors : Their Writings and Biographies
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British and American Sporting Authors : Their Writings and Biographies

by Higginson, A.H

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Used - An ex-library volume with a white ink number on the spine, library labels including a barcode sticker on the front endpapers, st
Published
1951
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Cloth, 4to,
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Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., London, first edition, 1951. Cloth, 4to,. xvii, 443 pp, plates. From the foreword by Ernest Gee: "[Mr. A. H. Higginson] has done a great service for Sportsmen everywhere in giving brief memoirs of authors from Gaston de Foix and Dame Juliana Berners to the present day writers. Not only does he give many… Read more about this item
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A Football Compendium : An Expert Guide to the Books, Films & Music of of Association Football
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A Football Compendium : An Expert Guide to the Books, Films & Music of of Association Football

by Seddon, P.J., ; McKinley, C

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As New
Published
1999
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Illustrated laminated boards, small 4to, 26 cm,
ISBN
9780712311182
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British Library, Boston Spa, second edition, 1999. Illustrated laminated boards, small 4to, 26 cm,. xvi, 815 pp, ills. Over 7,000 entries. A Football Compendium is an evaluative annotated bibliography of all books and serials published in the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland up to the end of 1998 on the game of association football in all its… Read more about this item
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The South Sea Whaler. An annotated bibliography of published historical, literary and art material relating to whaling in the Pacific Ocean in the nineteenth century [with] More South Sea Whaling. A Supplement.

The South Sea Whaler. An annotated bibliography of published historical, literary and art material relating to whaling in the Pacific Ocean in the nineteenth century [with] More South Sea Whaling. A Supplement.

by Forster, H

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Used - Wrappers of Supplement slightly yellowed, otherwise a Very Good set
Published
1985
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2 vols, main vol: cloth, 8vo; supplement laminated illustrated wrappers, 4to, 30 cm
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Kendall Whaling Museum, Sharon, first edition, 1985. 2 vols, main vol: cloth, 8vo; supplement laminated illustrated wrappers, 4to, 30 cm. ix, 157 + 61 pp. 893 and 894-1240 entries. Wrappers of Supplement slightly yellowed, otherwise a Very Good set.
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An Athletics Compendium : A Guide to the Literature of Track and Field

by McNab, T. ; Lovesey, P. ; Huxtable, A

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As New
Published
2001
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Illustrated laminated boards, small 4to, 26 cm,
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9780712311045
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British Library, Boston Spa, first edition, 2001. Illustrated laminated boards, small 4to, 26 cm,. xlv, 261 pp. An Athletics Companion is a bibliography of books on track and field published in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland up to the end of the year 2000, and a guide to that literature. Main sections are: A. History and… Read more about this item
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Bibliotheca Accipitraria : A Catalogue of Books Ancient & Modern relating to Falconry

Bibliotheca Accipitraria : A Catalogue of Books Ancient & Modern relating to Falconry

by Harting, J.E

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Used - Top edge of textblock smokestained, upper fore-edge corners bumped, otherwise Very Good in slightly torn plain cellophane dustwr
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1977 reprint of 1891 first edit
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Decorated cloth, 8vo,
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Holland Press, London, 1977 reprint of 1891 first edition. Decorated cloth, 8vo,. xxviii, 289 pp, ills. 378 entries. The second Holland Press reprint of this classic bibliography of Falconry. Books in nineteen languages are catalogued, all with extensive and illuminating notes. Indispensable for the collector. Top edge of textblock smokestained, upper fore-edge corners bumped, otherwise Very Good in… Read more about this item
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The Reign of the Horse: the Horse in Print, 1500-1715

The Reign of the Horse: the Horse in Print, 1500-1715

by Niemyer, E

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Used - Very Good
Published
1991
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Printed wrappers, oblong 4to, 22 x 28 cm,
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Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, first edition, 1991. Printed wrappers, oblong 4to, 22 x 28 cm,. 64 pp, ills, erratum slip laid in. From the introduction: "Our ancestors, and some of us, have trained and treated horses; drawn, painted, and sculpted bosses; written lyrically about horses; enjoyed horses as companions, labor-saving devices, forms of entertainment and sport, sources… Read more about this item
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Bibliothèque Marcel Jeanson, Premiere Partie : Chasse [ Sotheby's auction catalogue, sale dates 28 February and 1 March, 1987. ]

by Sotheby's

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Used - Near Very Good
Published
1987
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Cloth, 4to,
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Sotheby's, Monaco, auction catalogue for the sale held on 28th February and 1st March, 1987. Cloth, 4to,. 515 pp, numerous colour and black-and-white plates. 598 lots. In French. The first part of the sale, devoted to works on all forms of hunting. From the introduction: "Jeanson, bien sûr, ne manqua pas d'acquérir nombre de chefs d'oeuvre aux ventes Rahir… Read more about this item
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