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One Hundred Years of Boat Racing 1829-1929 [ the Official Centenary Souvenir of the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Clubs ], Boat Race
One Hundred Years of Boat Racing 1829-1929 [ the Official Centenary Souvenir of the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Clubs ]
Boat Race
75.00 GBP

The Analysis of Hunting Field; being A Series of Sketches of The Principal Characters that Compose One. The Whole Forming a Slight Souvenir of the Season, 1845-6, Surtees R. S.
The Analysis of Hunting Field; being A Series of Sketches of The Principal Characters that Compose One. The Whole Forming a Slight Souvenir of the Season, 1845-6
Surtees R. S.
320.00 GBP

Observations on Fox Hunting, and the Management of Hounds in the Kennel and the Field. Addressed to a Young Sportsman, About to Undertake a Hunting Establishment, Cook Colonel
Observations on Fox Hunting, and the Management of Hounds in the Kennel and the Field. Addressed to a Young Sportsman, About to Undertake a Hunting Establishment
Cook Colonel
320.00 GBP

Thoughts on Hunting. In a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend, Beckford William [ Peter ]
Thoughts on Hunting. In a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend
Beckford William [ Peter ]
320.00 GBP

A Month in the Forest of France, Berkeley Grantley F. [ The Hon ]
A Month in the Forest of France
Berkeley Grantley F. [ The Hon ]
85.00 GBP

The Fourth Olympiad Being the Official Report of the Olympic Games of 1908, Cook Theodore Andrea
The Fourth Olympiad Being the Official Report of the Olympic Games of 1908
Cook Theodore Andrea
725.00 GBP

Football the Rugby Union Game, Marshall F. Rev [ Edited By ]
Football the Rugby Union Game
Marshall F. Rev [ Edited By ]
225.00 GBP

The Games of the Xth Olympiad Los Angeles 1932, Olympics
The Games of the Xth Olympiad Los Angeles 1932
Olympics
120.00 GBP

The Games of the XVII Olympiad Rome 1960 [ 2 Large Volumes ], Olympiad Rome
The Games of the XVII Olympiad Rome 1960 [ 2 Large Volumes ]
Olympiad Rome
450.00 GBP

Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities; or the Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eating, Eccentric, and Extravagant Exploits  of That Renowned Sporting Citizen, Jorrocks John
Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities; or the Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eating, Eccentric, and Extravagant Exploits of That Renowned Sporting Citizen
Jorrocks John
325.00 GBP

Game Birds Rearing, Preservation and Shooting, Pollard Hugh B. C.
Game Birds Rearing, Preservation and Shooting
Pollard Hugh B. C.
180.00 GBP

Gymnastics for Ladies a Treatise on the Science and Art of Calisthenic and Gymnastic Exercises, Brenner Madame
Gymnastics for Ladies a Treatise on the Science and Art of Calisthenic and Gymnastic Exercises
Brenner Madame
550.00 GBP

 

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1 Die Olympischen Spiele 1936: Two Volumes
Germany Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, Germany 1936 Very Good Very Good Quarto 
Complete in 2 volumes. Books measures 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches. Collation, 127,[1], 165,[3], folding coloured map, numerous tipped in photos. Bound in original publishers blue cloth. Cloth very light rubbed, very minor wear on corner of boards. Cloth slightly different shade of blue, [ probably published in a different shade ]. Dust jackets rubbed on edges and corners, with some wear loss, a few small tears. Jackets in good clean condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition throughout. A nice clean set. 
Price: 240.00 GBP
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The Muses Threnodie. or, Mirthful Mournings on the Death of Mr. Gall. Containing a variety of Pleasant Poetical Descriptions, Moral Instructions, Historical Narrations, and Divine Observations, with the most remarkable Antiquities of Scotland, Especially, Adamson Henry
2 Adamson Henry The Muses Threnodie. or, Mirthful Mournings on the Death of Mr. Gall. Containing a variety of Pleasant Poetical Descriptions, Moral Instructions, Historical Narrations, and Divine Observations, with the most remarkable Antiquities of Scotland, Especially
Perth Printed by George Johnson for the Editor and Robert Morison Bookseller 1774 Second Edition Full-Leather Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 7 3/8 x 5 inches. Collation, 2 volumes bound in 1, xxii, [2], 261, [1]. 200 pp, large folding map. Bound in full calf. Rebacked, retaining the original boards, raised bands, leather title label. Minor wear to board edges. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, map repaired, small stain mark to margin of 100 pages. Pages in very good condition throughout. Originally published in 1638, Adamson's Muses Threnodie was the first book to contain a reference to the game of golf, in two lines of a poem that read "and yee, my clubs, you must no more prepare/to make your bals flee whistling in the aire." This second edition, published almost 150 years later, contains a footnote to these two lines and a reference to playing golf at Perth, where Adamson was born. This is the variant with the title page only for the first volume, without a volume number. Scarce. A very nice copy, of a rare book. 
Price: 1500.00 GBP
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3 Allan John Rangers Eventful Years 1934-1951
Glasgow The Rangers Football Club, Limited Ibrox Park 1952 First Edition Very Good 8vo 
Collation, 147pp, 13 full page illustrations. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with gilt title lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed, very slight wear loss on corner of boards, some light spotting on cloth. Generally binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition throughout. A nice clean copy of a rare title. A43 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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The Story of the Rangers Fifty Years of Football 1873-1923, Allan John
4 Allan John The Story of the Rangers Fifty Years of Football 1873-1923
Glasgow Rangers Football Club 1924 First Edition Near Very Good 8vo 
Collation, 328 pages,28 illustrations, with the table of Rangers league results. Bound in original publishers blue cloth with gilt lettering and crest on top board. Cloth rubbed on edges, faded, dust or dirt marked, lettering faded on spine. Generally binding in good condition. Internally, pages in good condition throughout. A13 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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Boxing. With Prefatory note by Bat Mullins Late Light-Weight Champion of the World., Allanson-Winn R. G.
5 Allanson-Winn R. G. Boxing. With Prefatory note by Bat Mullins Late Light-Weight Champion of the World.
London George Bell and Sons 1890 Second Edition Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches. Collation, xii,91pp, 4pp, illustrated endpapers. Bound in original publishers decorative cloth. Cloth lightly rubbed, a few minor abrasion marks. Binding in good clean condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition. A very nice copy. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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Better Golf with an Introduction By George W. Greenwood, Alliss Percy
6 Alliss Percy Better Golf with an Introduction By George W. Greenwood
London A & C. Black 1926 First Edition Very Good Plus Good 8vo 
Book measures 8 x 5 1/2 inches. Collation, xii, 198pp, 4pp catalogue, 24 full page illustrations including frontis. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with gilt lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Front and back panel of dust jacket virtually complete, 3 large section missing from spine. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy, in a rare jacket. 
Price: 68.00 GBP
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Toxophilus the Schole or Partitions of Shooting . Contayned in II Books, Ascham Roger
7 Ascham Roger Toxophilus the Schole or Partitions of Shooting . Contayned in II Books
Wrexham Reprinted By R. Marsh 1788 Very Good 8vo 
Collation, xxi[1]230[2]pp. Bound in modern paper backed blue boards. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy. A25 
Price: 320.00 GBP
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8 Autosport Autosport ( Jan to June 1957 )
London Autosport 1957 Very Good Quarto 
From January 4th to June 28th, 1957. Bound complete with adverts, covers and index. Bound in publishers buckram/cloth. Cloth light rubbed, minor wear. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A64 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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9 Autosport Autosport ( July to December 1957 )
London Autosport 1957 Very Good Quarto 
From July 5th to Decemebr 27th, 1957. Bound complete with adverts, covers and index. Bound in publishers buckram/cloth. Cloth light rubbed, some minor wear and abrasions.. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A64 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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10 Autosport Autosport ( July to December 1958 )
London Autosport 1957 Very Good Quarto 
From July 4th to Decemebr 26th, 1958. Bound complete with adverts, covers and index. Bound in publishers buckram/cloth. Cloth light rubbed, some minor wear and abrasions.. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean and bright throughout. A64 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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11 Autosport Autosport [ 1950, 19 Issues ]
United Kingdom 1950 Very Good Quarto 
Volume 1, no 1, August 25th, to Voume 1, no 19, December 29th, 1950, 19 issues, with illustrated front covers, 608 pages. Bound in blue cloth. Cloth lightly rubbed, slightly dusty. Binding in good firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice clean volume. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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12 Autosport Autosport [ Britain's Motor Sporting Weekly ] [ 1952 to 1954. 8 Volumes, Each Volume 26 Weekly Issues ]
United Kingdom 1952 Very Good Quarto 
Complete run from 1952-1954, 8 volumes, each volume has 26 issues, with pictorial covers, circa 6,500 pages. Bound in blue cloth. Cloth lightly rubbed, some minor abrasion wear,one hinge joint has a short split. Bindings in good firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice run. 
Price: 320.00 GBP
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Reminiscences of Golf on St. Andrews Links, Balfour James
13 Balfour James Reminiscences of Golf on St. Andrews Links
Edinburgh David Douglas 1887 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good Plus Small 8vo 
Book measures 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches. 68[2]pp. Bound in original publishers red paper covers, with black title lettering. Binding has been professionally restored. Very minor wear, lightly rubbed on edges, with very minor wear loss. Internally, some light red staining on front endpapers, colour seeping from covers, very light crease line to corner of about 30 pages. Pages in very good clean condition. Excellent copy of a very rare book. 
Price: 3000.00 GBP
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Aquatic Notes, or Sketches of the Rise and Progress of Rowing at Cambridge. By a member of the C.U.B.C. With a Letter, Containing Hints on Rowing and Training, By Robert Coombes, Champion Sculler., Bateman John Fitzherbert
14 Bateman John Fitzherbert Aquatic Notes, or Sketches of the Rise and Progress of Rowing at Cambridge. By a member of the C.U.B.C. With a Letter, Containing Hints on Rowing and Training, By Robert Coombes, Champion Sculler.
Cambridge & London J. Deighton & G. Bell 1852 Publishers Cloth Very Good Plus 8vo 
Book measures 7 x 4 1/2 inches. Collation, xi,107pp, half title present. Bound in original publishers blind and gilt stamped blue cloth, with coloured endpapers. Small repair to head and tail of spine, cloth age darkened, gilt of spine faded. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy. 
Price: 475.00 GBP
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Thoughts on Hunting. In a series of familiar letters to a Friend, Beckford Peter
15 Beckford Peter Thoughts on Hunting. In a series of familiar letters to a Friend
London Printed by E. Easton : Sold by P. Elmsley in the Strand; J. Ridley, St. James's Street; London and W. Sollers, Blandford, Sarum 1781 First Edition Very Good Plus Small Quarto 
Book measures 8 x 6 1/2 inches. Collation, [8],334pp, engraved frontis, 2 full page plates, half title present. Bound by Zaehnsdorf in full calf, raised bands, gilt rule line on boards, inner gilt lines, marble endpapers. Probably bound 60 plus years ago. Calf slighly faded on spine, light faded marking on boards,[ probably polish ]. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in good clean condition. A very nice well bound copy. 
Price: 475.00 GBP
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Thoughts on Hunting. In a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend, Beckford William [ Peter ]
16 Beckford William [ Peter ] Thoughts on Hunting. In a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend
London Albion Press Printed for James Cundee 1810 Full Calf Very Good Plus 8vo John Scott 
Book measures 9 1/2 x 6 inches.Collation,vi,314pp, engraved frontis, engraved title, plus printed title, 1 double page plate, 8 single page plates.Bound in full calf, [ probably in the 1860s/70s ], gilt rulled lines on boards,, raised bands, ornate gilt tooling within compartments, full gilt edges, marble endpapers. Binding in very nice clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, extensive neat annotations on first blank. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A very nice copy, in a very attractive binding. 
Price: 320.00 GBP
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A Month in the Forest of France, Berkeley Grantley F. [ The Hon ]
17 Berkeley Grantley F. [ The Hon ] A Month in the Forest of France
London Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans & Roberts 1857 Publishers Cloth Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 8 x 5 inches. Collation, vii,286pp, hand coloured frontis, one other full page plate. Bound in original publishers embossed red cloth, with gilt title lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed, some light dust/dirt marking. Binding in very good firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice copy, in a period cloth binding. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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XIth Olympiad Berlin 1936. Handbook General Rules and Programmes of the Competitions, Berlin Olympics
18 Berlin Olympics XIth Olympiad Berlin 1936. Handbook General Rules and Programmes of the Competitions
Berlin Published By the Organizing Committee Organisationskomitee Fur Die XI Olympiade 1936 Publishers Cloth 8vo 
Book measures 7 1/2 x 5 inches. Collation, 316pp, occasional illustration. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, with dark blue lettering and olympic logo. Rebacked, using most of the original spine, some staining, minor wear. Binding slightly grubby, but in good firm condition. Internally, pages have the occasional minor stain, dog-eared on some edges. Generally the handbook has been used, but is in good condition, in a good solid binding. 
Price: 280.00 GBP
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Sport and War or Recollections of Fighting and Hunting in South Africa from the Years 1834 to 1867 With a Narrative of H.R.H. the Duke of Edinbugh's Visit to the Cape, Bisset (Major-General John Jarvis)
19 Bisset (Major-General John Jarvis) Sport and War or Recollections of Fighting and Hunting in South Africa from the Years 1834 to 1867 With a Narrative of H.R.H. the Duke of Edinbugh's Visit to the Cape
London John Murray 1875 First Edition Publishers Cloth Very Good 8vo 
Book measures 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Collation, xviii,[2],268pp, 32pp catalogue, complete with all illustrations as index, plus folding map. Bound in original publishers brown cloth, with black lines, gilt image on top baord. At some time the binding has been repaired, [ not recently ]. Cloth lightly rubbed, some abrasion wear, age darkened. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, birthday gift inscription, dated 1877 on free endpaper, engraving of Bisset, pasted to verso of half title page, glue seeping throughout to half title page. Pages and illustrations in good clean condition. A nice copy. 
Price: 650.00 GBP
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The Noble Science a Few General Ideas on Fox Hunting, Blew William C. A.
20 Blew William C. A. The Noble Science a Few General Ideas on Fox Hunting
London John C. Nimmo 1893 New Edition Revised, Corrected. Very Good Plus Large 8vo 
Bound by Hatchards. Collation, xxviii[2]331pp, 10 full page hand coloured plates, 35 wood engravings within text. Bound in half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt lines, gilt top edge, marble endpapers. Calf very light rubbed, a few very minor abrasion marks. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, frontis illustration working loose. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition. A very nice copy, in a very attractive binding. A7 
Price: 180.00 GBP
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