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THE M.F.H. WHO RAN RIOT!, Bateman, H.M.
1 Bateman, H.M. THE M.F.H. WHO RAN RIOT!
London Moss Bros. Card Good H.M. Bateman. 
Unpaginated (8 pages of colour illustrations and text, 2 page price list of Moss Bros. of Covent Gardens - printed on one side of leaves only with versos blank), buff coloured illustrated card covers attached with cord, 9 1/2" H x 14 1/8" D. Undated. A Master of Fox Hounds is outraged by the appearance of his field, but all is well after a visit to Moss Bros. the following day. A promotional brochure featuring artwork by H.M. Bateman. Interior - minor wrinkling on pages due to handling, small bump/crease at top edge of first three page leaves. Exterior - light edge wear, slight bump at bottom of spine, corner creases - larger one on front cover, a few small scuffs and small soiling marks, small water mark and a group of tiny water marks on front cover, rubbing to textured paper of rear cover. 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
HORSES, HOUNDS AND THE ODD STAG..., Bishop, Tim.  Illustrations by Michael Lyne & Brian Rawling.
2 Bishop, Tim. Illustrations by Michael Lyne & Brian Rawling. HORSES, HOUNDS AND THE ODD STAG...
Standfast, Cherington-Tetbury, (1979). 
81 pp, small 4to (10 1/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w drawings, color frontispiece. The author "writes lovingly of the countryside; enthusiastically of the glories and hazards of fox-hunting, the triumphs and 'if only's' of Point-to-Point R acing and Hunter Chasing. He deals light heartedly with certain aspects of horse-dealing, Showing, the Pony Club and much else..." Minor edge wear, minor rubbing, minor soiling and browning toedges of textblock. Dust jacket is clipped, h a s l i g h t rubbing, very light edge wrinkling. VG/VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
BOWSER THE HOUND.  GREEN MEADOW SERIES., Burgess, Thornton W.
3 Burgess, Thornton W. BOWSER THE HOUND. GREEN MEADOW SERIES.
New York Grosset & Dunlap Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Good- Harrison Cady 
206 pp, 7 5/8" H. Blue tweedy covers with dark blue lettering on spine and front board, top edge medium blue. Green and white endpapers, four b&w illustrations by Harrison Cady, including frontispiece (collated). "There is nothing Bowser the Hound enjoys quite so much as to hunt someone who will give him a long, hard run. That is why one day he ran so far from home, while following the trail of Old Man Coyote, that he could not find his way back to Farmer Brown's. Fortunately for Bowser, Blacky the Crow was sorry for him and led him to a strange farmhouse where he was petted and fed. But Bowser was not happy. He knew all the time that he was a prisoner and missed his snug little house and his master. If crafty Blacky had not found a way of getting him back home, and if Reddy the Fox had not been so hungry for a fat hen, Bowser still might be lost." Soft crease down spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear, moderate small edge creases - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap folds, several very small edge tears and a few very small edge chips, some old tape on inside, small taped tear on spine, a few tiny scuffs, three creases down front panel, some light toning on flap folds, very light soiling and rubbing on rear panel, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
4 Crascredo. (Charles Simpson, illus.) MANNERS AND MANNERISMS.
Country Life, London, (1929), Ist edition. 
107 pp, 4to, HC in dust jacket. B&w and monotone illus throughout by Charles Simpson. "...is a book of foxhunting ways - and means. The ways are as fully discussed as the means - the ways in which things should be done, and other ways in which th ings are (or are not) done. Through all the book the threads of the hunting theme, grave and gay, are gathered together to weave a foxhunting whole for young, and not so young, for newcomer and expert." Pages browning lightly at edges , b o o k l i g h t l y cracked at spine in a few place, but pages are not loose and the book is clean and sound overall. Edges of boards/spine lightly browned, light edgewear. Dust jacket is quite worn, with large chips (not affecting text), pr ic e c li pp ed , c lo se d te ar s, creases and browning, water stain on spine. VG-/Poor 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
5 Edwards, Lionel. SKETCHES IN STABLE AND KENNEL.
Putnam, London, 1949, 6th printing. 
59 pp, 4to (11 1/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. 12 color plates, 12 full-page b&w pencil sketches, plus additional pencil sketches throughout. "In offering these sketches to the public I am seeking to fill a somewhat inexplicable gap which seem s to have been left open by sporting artists past and present. Pictorial representations of sport usually in the past ran on well worn lines....to most people their animals are more than the acquaintances of the hunting field, and individ u a l s w i t h characters of their own, of interest at all times and seasons. To these true lovers I offer these little sketches in stable and kennel...." Tiny light brown mark on page 27, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny slight bu mp a t bo t to m co rn e rs of boards, light edge wear. Dust jacket is price clipped, has large chip and tears on rear panel - some archivally taped, several other chips and tears - some with creases, moderate rubbing/soiling on rear panel - light ru bbi ng /so il ing e lse whe re , moderate edge wear/wrinkling, two light watermarks on spine, now protected in mylar sleeve. VG/Poor 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
THE WILES OF THE FOX., Edwards, Lionel.
6 Edwards, Lionel. THE WILES OF THE FOX.
London Medici Society 1932 First Edition Hard Cover Good Poor Lionel Edwards. 
50 pp, 10 1/8" H. Oatmeal cloth spine with brown lettering, red cloth boards with fox's head in brown & white in white diamond. Six colour illustrations on dark olive stock (one double page) and over 15 b&w illustrations (collated). "To admirers of Lionel Edwards's brilliant pictures of the hunting field it is hardly necessary to say that he has all his life been a hunting man. In this sketch-book he gives us the fruits of his experience of the devious and wily ways of the fox, and his rapid, effective pencil illustrates his text with a vividness which has the quality of genius in it." Inside rear hinge paper is torn making hinge weak but it is holding well, slight insect damage at bottom edge of free endpapers, crease at bottom corner of page leaf 31/32, small bump at bottom corner of boards - migrates into pages, tiny bump at top corner of front board, tiny light foxing marks on spine/hinge cloth, very small bump on fore-edge of rear board. Dust jacket has edge tears, chips, wrinkling and wear; spine has dark browning; insect damage on spine and hinges; light browning and soiling on panels; scattered light foxing marks on inside; protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
CELTIC ART IN CROSS STITCH., Hammet, Barbara.
7 Hammet, Barbara. CELTIC ART IN CROSS STITCH.
David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 2002, first edition. 
112 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0715312138 Profusely illustrated with colour photographs and patterns, b&w drawings. "(Brings) the world of our Celtic ancestors within the reach of today's cross stitcher. (The author) ha s been inspired by a wide range of Celtic artefacts including stone-carving, illuminated manuscripts, and metalwork to bring a fresh but thoughtful approach to this enduring art form. There are more than 25 beautiful projects to choose fro m r a n g i n g from pot lids and cards to pictures and a firescreen. Celtic key patterns provide the inspiration for a striking black and terracotta desk set, which includes a paperweight, a notebook cover and two simple bookmarks. A needlework s e wi ng a cc es so ry set is based on a carved stone cross, while a pair of bright and colurful cushions feature the interlaced dogs and birds that adorn the pages of the Lindisfarne Gospels. In addition, a fully charted motif library of over 50 de sig ns wil l p rov ide yo u with a wonderful resource of patterns that is sure to spark ideas of your own." Slight waviness to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has minor soft wrinkle on rear panel minor edge wrinkling. Very Good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
8 Henderson, Eric & Sonik, Madeline, eds. (Kenneth J. Harvey, Norman Ravvin, Elyse Gasco, Jennifer Mitton, Andre Alexis, Rai Berzins, Michael Kenyon, Kenneth J. Emberly, Madeline Sonik, Derek McCormack, Ann Diamond, Meira Cook, Ernest Hekkanen, et al. FRESH BLOOD: NEW CANADIAN GOTHIC FICTION.
Winnipeg, Manitoba Ravenstone 1998 0888012284 / 9780888012289 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
202 pp, 8 1/2" H. "(A) collection written by some of the best writers in Canada. These stories tap into the deep fears in us all. A man's sexual fantasy becomes a frightening, hallucinatory embrace of what seems to him the ghost of his dead wife / While living an apparently 'normal' life, a man descends into a personal hell cohabited by monsters and outcasts / A blackly humorous story of teenage rebellion is also a tale of abandonment and family dysfunction. The stories in this anthology may cause sleepless nights, bad dreams and general unease. You've been warned. Welcome to the Nightmare." Contents: Introduction; Into the Places of Those Lost; The Story of an Eye; These Are Ghost Stories; The Last Ferry; Letters (On a Book Lately Circulating in the Offices of Transport Canada); Cerberus; The Beautiful Children; A Thin White Hand; The Apostle; Peterborough; Evil Eye; Instructions for Navigating a Labyrinth; Miasma; Torch; Hounds. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks, tiny bump at bottom corner of textblock. Exterior - very minor edgewear/rubbing, spine flat and uncreased. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
9 Hiroshi Ichimura, editor. English text by Scott T. Hards. NORMANDY. MODELS IN ACTION 1.
Tokyo Dai Nippon Kaiga 1994 4499226392 / 9784499226394 Soft Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
84 pp, oblong (10" H x 10 1/4" D). Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs. Up to page 55 (containing descriptions of the dioramas) the text is bilingual (Japanese /English). The final section (describing the modeling techniques) is in Japanese only. This "series aims to present history's great military operations and battles through expertly-crafted dioramas. To launch (it), we have chosen as the theme what was almost certainly the greatest single operation in military history: The D-Day invasion of Normandy, France. The dioramas in this volume cover the period from June to August of 1944. The eleven dioramas presented in these pages were put together by individuals who are among the finest military modelers in Japan, if not the world. Their completed projects are, by any sense, works of art." Contents: The Atlantic Wall; Invasion; Airborne Strategy; Briefing; After the Battle; "On to Caen"; Panzerlied; King Tiger's First Campaign; The Damned Hounds; Michael Wittmann's Final Battle; Falaise Pocket; Modeling; Afterword. Minor wear at bottom edge of front cover, minor soiming on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - moderate at top edge of rear panel, minor wrinkling on spine. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
10 Jack, Donald THAT'S ME IN THE MIDDLE. THE ADVENTURES OF BARTHOLOMEW BANDY. VOLUME TWO. (VOL. 2)
Toronto Doubleday Canada 1973 0385049013 / 9780385049016 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good - Very Good- 
300 pp, 8 3/8" H. "Here are the further misadventures of Bartholomew Bandy, World War I Ace extraordinaire introduced in 'Three Cheers for Me'. Bandy is once again lending his peculiar talents to the war effort. Fate has smiled (perhaps leered) on him and he is now a Lt. Colonel and liaison officer in London for the Secretary of State for Air. Most of Bandy's liaisons leave something to be desired. A penniless Bolshevik spy bullies him into buying a gaudy painting by an upstart named Matisse, a buxom widow makes forward advances at him under his fiancee's nose, and he's almost lynched when the Prime Minister, Lloyd George, picks him to make a speech denouncing the British Chief of Staff. Instead he's sent off to the trenches of France - to join a freewheeling bicycle brigade with unorthodox methods of killing Germans and staying in high spirits. Bandy is also subjected to a number of other horrors: an evening in a Dublin pub with a band of Irish rebels, a fox-hunt where, under Bandy's inspired directions, the hounds end up in his host's house, an unforgettable honeymoon in a Scottish castle, and an English country fair that could have been directed by Mack Sennett." Previous owner's embossed stamp mark on free front endpaper, tiny dint on half-title page, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light edge wear, light browning to top and for-edge of text block. Dust jacket has light edge browning - mainly on inside edge, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, minor edge wear, minor fading to spine color, two tiny closed perforations on front hinge, a few tiny stains on inside bottom edge of rear panel, two tiny scuffs on rear hinge. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
11 Kilworth, Garry. HUNTER'S MOON: A STORY OF FOXES.
Unwin Hyman, London, (1989), Ist edition. 
330 pages, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. "O-ha was a vixen who believed in tradition. She had lived beneath the old oak in Trinity Wood ever since leaving her parents. Now she was fully-grown with a mate of her own, awaiting her first litter of cubs. Surrounded by the wood she loved and by the other creatures of her world she thought her happiness could never be spoiled...Foxes are adaptable creatures, but every day the humans are coming closer to Trinity Wood with their bulldozers and their concrete mixers. Who will run and who will stand to face the guns and dogs; who will remain in a world where woodland paths have changed to alleys, grasslands to streets?" Two pages have tiny corner crease, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling, light rubbing. VG/VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
12 Kilworth, Garry. HUNTER'S MOON: A STORY OF FOXES.
Unwin Hyman, London, (1989), Ist edition. 
330 pages, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. "O-ha was a vixen who believed in tradition. She had lived beneath the old oak in Trinity Wood ever since leaving her parents. Now she was fully-grown with a mate of her own, awaiting her first litter of cubs. Surrounded by the wood she loved and by the other creatures of her world she thought her happiness could never be spoiled...Foxes are adaptable creatures, but every day the humans are coming closer to Trinity Wood with their bulldozers and their concrete mixers. Who will run and who will stand to face the guns and dogs; who will remain in a world where woodland paths have changed to alleys, grasslands to streets?" Light wrinkling and crease at top of spine, light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, creasing at top of spine, small closed tear with creases at top of front panel, light wrinkling at bottom edge of front flap, small damp stain at bottom inside edge of spine, very light rubbing. VG -/V G- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
JOURNEY TO THE ICE AGE: MAMMOTHS AND OTHER ANIMALS OF THE WILD., Poortvliet, Rien.  Translated from the Dutch by Karin H. Ford.  Calligraphy by Diane Lynch.
13 Poortvliet, Rien. Translated from the Dutch by Karin H. Ford. Calligraphy by Diane Lynch. JOURNEY TO THE ICE AGE: MAMMOTHS AND OTHER ANIMALS OF THE WILD.
Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1994. 
224 pp, oblong (10 1/4" H x 12" D) hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0810936488 Beautifully illustrated throughout in colour by the Dutch artist well known for his books on gnomes and Holland. "Starting in present-day Holland, Poortvliet observes a nd illustrates, the many animals who inhabit this earth, in great detail. He may catch a rabbit, lynx, or partridge sauntering by, or admire a doe with her young right beneath him. He takes notice of foxes, deer, and wolves, and portrays them r e a l istically and convincingly. (He) continues on his journey to the sixteenth century, a time when humans coexisted with such predators as bears, lynx, and wolves, and other wild animals. His journey ends with the people and animals of the Ic e Ag e, a nd he imagines the now-extinct mammoth and other creatures in their natural habitat - the giant deer, the wooly rhinoceros, the wild horse, the auroch, and the cave lion. Exploring the boundaries of time travel and studying the wild anim al s a t c los e range, (he) documents their daily habits and rituals. His colorful account unfolds before us to reveal the many interesting facts about the mammals: How much bigger is an elk than a deer or a doe? How do you subdue a rhinoceros? How man y po unds is a mammoth's daily food intake?" Previous owner's signed bookplate on front free endpaper, tiny dint on bottom edge of each board. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, one ve ry s mall edge tear - archivally taped, light rubbing. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
14 Stansell, Pat. MILITARY MINIATURES IN REVIEW. VOLUME 2, NUMBER 3, 1995.
Boca Raton, Florida Ampersand 1995 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
64 pp, 11" H, magazine format. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings. Contents: A Renault of a Different Color: Constructing the diminutive Ironsides R-40 Tank; Just Your Type: We look at the weentsy little type 94 Tankette from Ordinance Models of Japan; The Hounds of War: Accurate Armour's Staghound armored car; It's a Jagd, Jagd, Jagd, Jagd World Part One: The DML Jagdpanther; Part Two: One Kook Kat, the DML Jagdtiger; The Dragon's Tale: The M26 "Dragon Wagon" tractor and M15 trailer by Tank Workshop; A Tail of Two Tiggers: We look at two new feline friends from Italeri and Tamiya; The Mail Bag; Short Takes - Chicago (RCHTA Show); The Sherman: A Fragmented Look (Part 2B - M4 Glacis Armor); Mini-Men: A look at What's new on the Figure Front: Parting Shots: M1 Mine Roller Set. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, very light rubbing, one tiny corner crease on front cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
MR. FACEY ROMFORD'S HOUNDS., Surtees, R.S.  Illustrated by John Leech and Hablot K. Browne.
15 Surtees, R.S. Illustrated by John Leech and Hablot K. Browne. MR. FACEY ROMFORD'S HOUNDS.
Methuen, London, 1950, 9th edition. 
465 pp, 12mo (7 1/16" H), hard cover (red cloth with white lettering on spine) - no dust jacket. 24 colour plates (collated) and numerous b&w woodcuts by John Leech and Hablot K. Browne. A classic comic novel of the "horse and hounds" set in 19th century England. Previous owner's name and small bookstore label on front pastedown, book lightly cracked at pages 310/311, light edge wear, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
HANDLEY CROSS.  (OR, MR. JORROCKS'S HUNT)., Surtees, R.S.  Illustrated by John Leech.
16 Surtees, R.S. Illustrated by John Leech. HANDLEY CROSS. (OR, MR. JORROCKS'S HUNT).
Methuen, London, 1963, reprint. 
782 pp, 12mo (7" H), hard cover (red cloth with white lettering on spine) - no dust jacket. 17 colour plates (collated) and numerous b&w woodcuts by John Leech. A classic comic novel of the "horse and hounds" set in 19th century England. Small so ft bump to top corner of approx. last 100 pages, slight bump to top corner of rear board, light browning to edges of textblock, light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
MR. SPONGE'S SPORTING TOUR., Surtees, R.S.  Illustrated by John Leech.
17 Surtees, R.S. Illustrated by John Leech. MR. SPONGE'S SPORTING TOUR.
Methuen, London, 1961, 11th edition. 
580 pp, 12mo (7" H), hard cover (red cloth with white lettering on spine) - no dust jacket. 13 colour plates (collated) and numerous b&w woodcuts by John Leech. A classic comic novel of the "horse and hounds" set in 19th century England. A few ti ny light stains in margin and gutter of page 248/249, on bottom of textblock and at top fore-edge of textblock; light edge wear; small light scuff on spine; light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine; very light browning to edges of textblock. V e r y G o o d- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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