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The Book of Duck Decoys, Their Construction, Management, and History., Payne-Gallwey, Ralph
21 Payne-Gallwey, Ralph The Book of Duck Decoys, Their Construction, Management, and History.
London John Van Voorst 1886 First Edition Hardcover 
x, 214pp + 2pp of advertisements. Original green cloth stamped in gold and black on the front and the spine, and in blind on the back. Frontispiece and several illustrations in b&w and color. Light wear to corners, spine expertly restored in a couple of spots, internally very clean. A very good copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 750.00 USD
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22 Raswan, Carl The Arab and His Horse.
Oakland, CA Published by the Author 1955 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
148pp. Boards. Bookplate signed by Carl Raswan on the front pastedown endpaper. Previous owners' names on the front free endpaper. A near fine copy in very good+ dustjacket showing some foxing.; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 350.00 USD
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23 Raswan, Carl The Raswan Index and Handbook for Arabian Breeders Volume 3.
Mexico Editorial Anthony, S. A. 1958 First Edition Hardcover 
Unbound. Folded sheets enclosed in a blue cloth binding stamped in gold on the front panel and lettered in gold on the spine panel. Likely a proof for volume 3 of this important series for Arabian breeders. Typewritten letter by the author laid in. A near fine copy.; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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24 Raswan, Carl The Raswan Index and Handbook for Arabian Breeders Volume 4.
Mexico Editorial Anthony, S. A. 1961 First Edition Hardcover 
Unbound. Folded sheets enclosed in a green binding stamped in gold on the front panel and lettered in gold on the spine panel. Likely a proof for volume 4 of this important series for Arabian breeders. A near fine copy.; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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25 Raswan, Carl The Raswan Index and Handbook for Arabian Breeders Volume 5.
Mexico Editorial Anthony, S. A. 1962 First Edition Hardcover 
Unbound. Folded sheets enclosed in a red cloth binding stamped in gold on the front panel and lettered in gold on the spine panel. Likely a proof for volume 5 of this important series for Arabian breeders. A near fine copy.; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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26 Rhead, Louis, ed. The Speckled Brook Trout (Salvelinus Fontinalis) by Various Experts with Rod and Reel.
New York R. H. Russell 1902 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Rhead, Louis 
One of 350 copies printed on Van Gelder paper. Signed by the publisher on the limitation label. [14], 184pp. Full vellum with paper label on the spine, top edge gilt, others uncut. Color frontispiece, sixteen inserted plates and several in-text illustrations. Light wear to extremities, spine panel a bit darkened, tear to the paper label. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 650.00 USD
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Humours of Golf, Robinson, W. Heath
27 Robinson, W. Heath Humours of Golf
New York Dodd, Mead and Company 1923 First US Edition Hardcover 
Pictorial boards. Mild edge and corner wear, faint small spot to covers, light foxing to text block. A bright very good+ copy in very good dustjacket with small spot to front panel, light chipping, two tape mends and mild foxing to the reverse. Introduction by Bernard Darwin. Uncommon in dustjacket. ; Quarto 
Price: 975.00 USD
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28 Skinner, J. S., ed. American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine Vol. I.
Baltimore J. S. Skinner 1830 First Edition Hardcover 
Modern cloth. Includes thirteen plates. Light scattered foxing, one plate is torn, fading to cloth. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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29 Skinner, J. S., ed. American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine Vol. III. September 1831 to August 1832.
Baltimore J. S. Skinner 1832 First Edition Hardcover 
Modern half cloth over marbled boards. Includes seven plates and two foldout charts. Light scattered foxing, hinges repaired, previous owner's name and annotations in pencil on the front endpaper/flyleaf. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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30 Skinner, J. S., ed. American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine Vol. IV. September 1832 to August 1833.
Baltimore J. S. Skinner 1833 First Edition Hardcover 
Modern half cloth over marbled boards. Includes seven plates. Light scattered foxing, hinges repaired, annotations in pencil on the front endpaper/flyleaf. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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31 Sprague, Kurth The National Horse Show: A Centennial History 1883-1983.
New York The National Horse Show Foundation 1985 First Edition Hardcover Signed by Author
Black leatherette stamped in gold. Signed by Kurth Sprague on the front free endpaper. A fine copy in very good+ slipcase with light edge wear. ; Octavo; Signed by Author 
Price: 500.00 USD
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32 Stein, Victor; Rubino, Paul The Billiard Encyclopedia: An Illustrated History of the Sport. (Artists' Proof).
Riverdale, NY The Billiard Encyclopedia 1994 First Edition Hardcover 
Artists' Proof edition, limited to 100 copies. viii, 499pp. Half top grain leather over cloth. Signed by Stein and Rubino on the title page. In the original traycase covered in Simonis 300 billiard cloth. A fine copy in slipcase with a couple of minor scuffs. ; Folio 
Price: 750.00 USD
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33 Various Authors The General Stud Book, Containing Pedigrees of Race Horses, etc. Thirty-six Volume Set.
James and Charles Weatherby 1827 Hardcover 
The set includes volume 1 to 36 (37 volumes total). Published between 1827 and 1969. The first five volumes are later editions, the rest are first. The bindings are mixed: many volumes are half leather, others are full leather. With the exception of volume 15 and 17, which are in rougher shape, the set is in very good condition and presents rather nicely.; Octavo 
Price: 1750.00 USD
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Racing in America 1866-1921., Vosburgh, W. S.
34 Vosburgh, W. S. Racing in America 1866-1921.
New York Privately Printed for the Jockey Club 1922 First Edition Hardcover 
x, 249pp. Cloth backed boards, paper label with title affixed to spine panel. Frontispiece and fifty-five inserted plates. Wear to corner tips, some rubbing and discoloration to cloth, two small tears to paper label. Internally clean. A very good copy. ; Folio 
Price: 800.00 USD
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Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses from the Collection of William Woodward., Vosburgh, W. S., ed.
35 Vosburgh, W. S., ed. Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses from the Collection of William Woodward.
[New York] Privately Printed / Ernest R. Gee 1929 First Edition Hardcover 
Edition limited to 300 copies designed and printed by Eugene V. Connett at the Derrydale Press. vii, 297pp. Full red morocco binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. With sixty-eight engraved plates from the original art in William Woodward collection. Very light overall wear. A bright, near fine copy. Frazier V-4-a. Siegel 22. ; Quarto 
Price: 4000.00 USD
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Racing in America 1665-1979. Six Volume Set., Vosburgh, W. S.; Rudy, William H.; Hervey, John; Kelley, Robert F.
36 Vosburgh, W. S.; Rudy, William H.; Hervey, John; Kelley, Robert F. Racing in America 1665-1979. Six Volume Set.
New York Privately Printed for the Jockey Club 1922-1980 First Edition Hardcover 
Four volumes have cloth backed board, two are full cloth. All have title labels on the spines. Profusely illustrated. Mild wear to the extremities, one volume has mild rubbing to the sides, one has a newspaper article taped on the front pastedown endpaper. A nice, near fine set. ; Folio 
Price: 2650.00 USD
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37 Wentworth, Lady Thoroughbred Racing Stock and Its Ancestors. The Authentic Origin of Pure Blood. Many Choices Concerning the Horses of the World with Additional Chapters from the Notes of the Late Lady Anne Blunt (15th Baroness Wentworth) and Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, on the Arabian Breed, Collected, Edited, and Enlarged, with a History of the Thoroughbred Racehorse and the Horses of the East and the West.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1938 Hardcover 
475pp. Original bright red decorated cloth lettered in gold on the spine. With 388 plates in half-tone and 21 plates in colour, and many diagrams in the text. Also includes a large foldout map. Light edge wear, mild fading to spine panel, a couple of smudges to front panel. A bright, near fine copy. ; Quarto 
Price: 350.00 USD
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The Whitney Stud., Whitney, William C.
38 Whitney, William C. The Whitney Stud.
New York Printed for the Author 1902 First Edition Hardcover 
xliv, 594pp. Brown half leather over green cloth, spine lettered in gold, all edges stained red. Small label affixed to front pastedown endpaper reads: "Compliments of Mr. William C. Whitney." Some rubbing and wear to corners and spine, mild discoloration and soiling to cloth. A very good copy. Podeschi 288.; Quarto 
Price: 300.00 USD
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The Whitney Stud., Whitney, William C.
39 Whitney, William C. The Whitney Stud.
New York Printed for the Author 1902 First Edition Hardcover 
xliv, 594pp. Brown half morocco over marbled boards, spine lettered and decorated in gold, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Small label that reads: "Compliments of Mr. William C. Whitney" laid in. A touch of wear to the edges, uniformly toned leather on the sides. A bright, near fine copy. Podeschi 288.; Quarto 
Price: 650.00 USD
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40 [John Dennys] The Secrets of Angling; Teaching the Choicest Tooles, Baits and Seasons, for the Taking of Any Fish, in Pond or River: Practised, and Familiarly Opened in Three Books. Augmented with Many Approved Experiments by W. Lauson.
London Reprinted for Robert Triphook 1811 Hardcover 
36pp + index. Green half morocco over marbled boards, fishing motifs stamped in gold on the corners and the spine. Light scattered foxing, inscription on the front pastedown endpaper, two old bookdealers' descriptions affixed to rear pastedown endpaper, leather shows wear, especially on the spine. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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