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Practical Fishing Tackle and Camp Goods 1921.
1 Practical Fishing Tackle and Camp Goods 1921.
New York Von Lengerke & Detmold, Inc. 1921 First Edition Pictorial wrappers 
189pp + index. Original pictorial wrappers. Notice of new address stapled on first page. Profusely illustrated in b&w. Paper is brittle. A good+ copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 175.00 USD
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2 The New York Clipper Annual for 1887. Containing Theatrical, Musical and Sporting Chronologies for 1886, a List of Deaths in the Amusement Professions, Aquatic and Athletic Performances, Billiard, Racing and Trotting Records, Baseball and Cricket Data, Etc. Also, Records of Fastest Time and Best Performances in All Departments of Sport.
New York The Frank Queen Publishing Company 1887 First Edition Pictorial wrappers 
64pp. Original wrappers. A very good copy with a faint damp stain affecting the top edge and part of the fore edge. ; Octavo 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 Atkinson, Herbert and others Cock-Fighting and Game Fowl, from the Note-Books of Herbert Atkinson of Ewelme Together with the Life and Letters of John Harris, the Cornish Cocker.
Bath George Bayntun 1938 First Edition Hardcover 
Cloth. 253pp. With color and b&w illustrations. Light wear to extremities, a hint of foxing to text block. A very good+ copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 200.00 USD
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4 Baker, Ezekiel Remarks on Rifle Guns: Being the Result of Sixty Years' Practice and Observation: with Specific Remarks on Fowling Pieces, the Percussion Lock, and Fire Arms in General.
London Printed by Joseph Mallett 1835 Eleventh Edition Hardcover 
Last and most complete edition with general information on fire arms, and a list of the fire arms deposited in the Royal Arsenal at Woolwich. 269pp. Rebound in red half leather with spine lettered in gold. With six hand-colored plates, tables and illustrations. Bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper, mild scattered foxing. A near fine copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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The Book of School and College Sports., Barbour, Ralph Henry
5 Barbour, Ralph Henry The Book of School and College Sports.
New York D. Appleton & Company 1904 First Edition Hardcover 
xiv, 438pp + ads. Original blue cloth stamped in gold. Includes early baseball and football rules. Owner's name on the front free endpaper. A near fine copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 175.00 USD
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6 Bernhardt, Sarah Memories of My Life, Being My Personal, Professional, and Social Recollections as Woman and Artist. (With Signed Autograph Letter)
New York D. Appleton & Company 1923 Hardcover 
xvi, 455pp. Second printing. Original brown cloth stamped in blind on the front and lettered in gold on the spine. Two page letter signed by Sarah Bernhardt stitched on the title page. A typewritten letter laid in explains the provenance of the book. Previous owners' names on the front free endpaper, lettering on the spine dulled, some discoloration and wear to cloth. A good+ copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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The Borzoi Books for Sportsmen., Biscotti, M. L.
7 Biscotti, M. L. The Borzoi Books for Sportsmen.
Madison, OH Sunrise Publishing Company 1992 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Edition limited to 74 numbered copies. Signed by Biscotti on the limitation page. 201pp. Brown leather stamped in blind on the front panel and lettered in gold on the spine. Errata slip laid in. A fine copy in fine slipcase. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 225.00 USD
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The Turf Expositor; Containing the Origin of Horse Racing, Breeding for the Turf, Training, Trainers, Jockeys; Cocktails, and the System of Cocktail Racing Illustrated; the Turf and Its Abuses; the Science of Betting Money, So as Always to Come Off a Winner, Elucidated by a Variety of Examples; the Rules and Laws of Horse Racing; and Every Other Information Connected with the Operations of the Turf., Brown, C. F.
8 Brown, C. F. The Turf Expositor; Containing the Origin of Horse Racing, Breeding for the Turf, Training, Trainers, Jockeys; Cocktails, and the System of Cocktail Racing Illustrated; the Turf and Its Abuses; the Science of Betting Money, So as Always to Come Off a Winner, Elucidated by a Variety of Examples; the Rules and Laws of Horse Racing; and Every Other Information Connected with the Operations of the Turf.
London Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper 1829 First Edition Hardcover 
x, [2], 180pp. Contemporary full calf decorated in gold on the boards, spine with gold decorations and morocco label lettered in gold. The binding is signed by Sangorski & Sutcliffe (stamped S. & S. on the rear pastedown endpaper). Owner's name on the title. Wear to extremities, some rubbing to covers, light scattered foxing throughout. ; 12mo 
Price: 800.00 USD
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The American Stud Book Five Volume Set., Bruce, S. D.
9 Bruce, S. D. The American Stud Book Five Volume Set.
New York Sanders D. Bruce 1884-1889 Hardcover 
Brown buckram lettered in gold on the spines, marbled edges. Volumes 1 and 2 are the revised editions. Former library set with bookplates and numbers in pencil on the front pastedowns, and numbers in pencil on the title pages and/or copyright pages. Overall very good. ; Octavo 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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10 Bush-Brown, H. K. The Arabian National Stud Book Volume I.
Washington, D.C. Published by the Arabian Horse Club of America 1913 First Edition Hardcover 
88pp. Original green cloth stamped in gold on the front panel. Frontispiece and several photographs. Name in pencil on title, some annotations in pencil on text. A very good copy. Uncommon. ; 16mo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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11 Foulkes, Arthur Glyndwr The Theory and Practice of Target Shooting Including a Series of Practical Hints on the Use of Military and Match Rifles, a Description of the Effects of Different Atmospheric Conditions, and Instructions in the Use of Various Aids to Rifle Shooting.
London Horace Cox 1895 First Edition Hardcover 
228pp + ads. Original green cloth stamped in gold on the front and the spine. Frontispiece and twenty-one illustrations. Small label residue on the spine, light wear to extremities else a near fine copy. Riling 1390. ; Octavo 
Price: 275.00 USD
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12 Goldstein, Ruby; Graham, Frank Third Man in the Ring.
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1959 Hardcover Signed by Author
Cloth backed boards. Signed by Ruby Goldstein, Frank Graham, and several world champions: Jersey Joe Walcott, Phil Terranova, Petey Scalzo, Tommy Loughran, Gus Lesnevich, Carmen Basilio, Lou Salica, Frankie Genaro, Freeddie Cochrane, Sixto Escobar, Sid Terris, and four others. Also signed by Julius Helfand, New York State Boxing Commissioner. A very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 750.00 USD
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13 Greener, W. W. Choke-Bore Guns, and How to Load for All Kinds of Game.
London Cassell, Petter & Galpin [1876] First Edition Hardcover 
215, 24, xv, 4pp. Original brown cloth stamped in gold on the front and the spine. With two large foldout plates in the front and rear pocket, three foldout plates and two foldout tables. With the bookplate of noted collector, bibliophile and founder of the Acorn Club Frederick W. Skiff on the front pastedown endpaper and the stamp of Henry C. Squires, American agent and importer for W. W. Greener, on the title page. Name on the front free endpaper, front hinge a bit soft. A very good+ copy. Riling 996. ; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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14 Greener, W. W. The Gun and Its Development; with Notes on Shooting.
London Cassell & Company, Ltd. 1884 Second Edition Hardcover 
Second edition revised and enlarged. 740pp + ads. Original green cloth stamped in black and gold. Illustrated. Light toning to text block. The book was recased and endpapers replaced. A very good copy. Riling 1088. ; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Sparring!, or the Theory and Practice of the Art of Self Defence. A Complete Guide, Classified and Explained in a Most Simple Manner., Hillebrand, L.
15 Hillebrand, L. Sparring!, or the Theory and Practice of the Art of Self Defence. A Complete Guide, Classified and Explained in a Most Simple Manner.
Philadelphia 1865 First Edition Hardcover 
136pp. Original green cloth stamped in blind and gold on the front panel and in gold on the spine panel. With five inserted plates and a definition of terms. Old damp stain affecting most of the text block and boards. A fair to good copy. ; 24mo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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16 Huntington, Randolph History in Brief of "Leopard" and "Linden," General Grant's Arabian Stallions, Presented to Him by the Sultan of Turkey in 1879. Also Their Sons "General Beale," "Hegira," and "Islam," Bred by Randolph Huntington. Also Reference to the Celebrated Stallion "Henry Clay."
[Philadelphia] J. B. Lippincott Company 1885 First Edition Hardcover 
66pp. Original green cloth stamped in gold on the front panel, all edges gilt. Frontispiece and four inserted plates. Some small faint spots to cloth, front board very slightly warped. A bright, very good+ copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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History of the Turf in South Carolina., Irving, John B.
17 Irving, John B. History of the Turf in South Carolina.
Charleston, SC Russell & Jones 1857 First Edition Hardcover 
211pp. Original green cloth stamped in blind and gold on the front panel and the spine panel, and in blind on the rear panel. Light scattered foxing to text block, very minor overall wear. A bright, near fine copy housed in a custom made green cloth chemise and slipcase with leather label lettered in gold on the spine. ; Octavo 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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Appendiculae Historicae; or, Shreds of History Hung on a Horn., Lucas, Fred W.
18 Lucas, Fred W. Appendiculae Historicae; or, Shreds of History Hung on a Horn.
London Printed for the Author 1891 First Edition Hardcover 
216pp. Cloth backed pictorial boards. With ten plates. Addendum and errata sheets laid in. Some wear to edges, rubbing to covers, endpapers are toned. A very good- copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 200.00 USD
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A. H. Fox: The Finest Gun in the World., McIntosh, Michael
19 McIntosh, Michael A. H. Fox: The Finest Gun in the World.
Traverse City, MI Countrysport Press 1992 First Edition Hardcover 
Cloth. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w. ; Octavo 
Price: 225.00 USD
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20 Newman, Neil Famous Horses of the American Turf.
New York The Derrydale Press 1931 First Edition Hardcover 
In three volumes. 750 copies printed. 1931-33. Green cloth stamped in gold. viii, 282pp; 210pp; 233pp. Front hinge of volume one weak, light wear to spine ends and corner tips, spines mildly darkened. A very good set.; Octavo 
Price: 400.00 USD
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