London: Bradbury and Evans, 1860. First edition, in the original parts. Fine Copy in Original Parts. Read More about “Plain or Ringlets?” [Original Issue in Parts
[Gladstone, N.J: James Jones], 1971. First edition, with errata tipped in at p. iv. Jimmy Jones's early history of the Essex Fox Hounds. Read More about Early Days EFH
N.p: Ca. 1880. Victorian Foxhunting Drawings. Evidently the work of an enthusiastic amateur, these drawings are of more than routine interest as they appear to be caricatures of actual people. In one of them, a group of hunters are conversing with several gunners, including a carefully depicted sportsman in French... Read More about English Foxhunting Drawings
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1938. First edition, Number 419 of 665 copies signed by the Author. Read More about Sport in Norfolk...with a Chapter on Polo by W. Cameron Forbes and a Preface on Hunting by Henry...
Edinburgh: Printed by Neill & Co. Ltd. for the Author, 1911. Edition de Luxe, no. 183 of 300 copies signed by Fothergill. Read More about Twenty Sporting Designs, With Selections from the Poets
Edinburgh: Printed by Neill & Co. Ltd. for the Author, 1891. Fothergill, George A. Edition de Luxe, No. 180 of 300 copies, signed by the artist. Read More about Twenty Sporting Designs, With Selections from the Poets
New York: Privately Printed [at The Printing House of William Edwin Rudge], 1927. First edition. Number 158 of 250 numbered copies. With 4 poems on Salmon fishing on the RestigoucheThis copy is inscribed "To Winsor White M.F.H. a real horseman and a lover of horses from Arthur A. Fowler." With... Read More about The Ballad of Myra Gray and Other Sporting Verses. By “Somerset”
[New York]: Privately printed, 1960. Second edition. Second edition of a poem all about the Essex Fox Hounds written by one of their most eminent members. The first edition was issued in 1928. Also reprinting poems first published in 1927: “The Ballad of Myra Gray,” "The Song of the Salmon... Read More about A Drag with the Old Essex and other poems By Somerset
n.p: Ca. 1847-57. 215 ORIGINAL SPORTING DRAWINGS. The artist, from internal evidence, seems to be Rev. H.L. Bennet--clearly an ardent and well-connected sportsman, as most of his sketches are portraits and caricatures of well-known hunting men (and women) of the day, many of whom are identified. These include a portrait..... Read More about Artist's Scrapbook, containing appproximately 215 mounted pen and ink drawings, primarily of fox...
New York: The Sporting Gallery & Bookshop, 1939. First edition, first state, with printed Presentation statement on front flyleaf. Connett-Frazier Copy. Inscribed from Melvin Stone to Connett.Frazier describes this book as "after Derrydale", noting the illustrations by Ball and the connection between Melvin E. Stone and Connett. Read More about The Fox’s Prophecy
London: J.M Dent, . First edition. Read More about Fields Elysian. A portrait of hunting society
London: George Routledge and Sons, [ca. 1912]. First edition. Read More about Good Sport, Seen with Some Famous Packs 1885-1910
[Paris]: Editions du Passage, . Édition originale, one of 100 copies on papier ivoire. one of 100 copies. Superb French edition of this classic of supernatural stories of foxhunting, originally published as Strange Stories of the Chase (1972). With evocative ink illustrations by Antoine de la Boulaye. Read More about L’Ombre sur la lande et autres chasse fantastiques. [Strange Stories of the Chase.]...
[New York: Derrydale Press, 1929]. These were, notes Ordeman, "the first aquatints depicting contemporary American foxhunting scenes ever published ... "The First Flight" was the first print published, and it was only after it had proven popular that Mr. Connett issued the three prints that completed the set."Fine example of... Read More about American Hunting Scenes. Colorists' model for "Well Away"
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1929. First and only edition of 250 signed proofs (unnumbered). These are, notes Ordeman, "the first aquatints depicting contemporary American foxhunting scenes ever published ... ‘The First Flight’ was the first print published, and it was only after it had proven popular that Mr. Connett... Read More about American Hunting Scenes. The Check
Leicester: Edgar Backus, 1934. No. 82 of 100 copies of the Collector's Edition, printed on special paper. Deluxe Edition, One of 100 Copies. A fine and detailed evocation of the history, customs, and, especially, the personalities, of foxhunting England in the golden days of the sport. Read More about The Flying Parson and Dick Christian
London: George Routledge and Sons, 1883. Sturgess, John. First Edition. Captain Pennell-Elmhirst (1845-1916), a notable sportsman and, notes Higginson, who knew him, "a most charming, quiet, unassuming man" wrote a number of books dealing with sport in the hunting field, among them The Hunting Countries of England, The Cream of... Read More about The Cream of Leicestershire / Eleven Seasons' Skimmings
London: George Routledge and Sons, 1884. First edition. Captain Pennell-Elmhirst (1845-1916), a notable sportsman and, notes Higginson, who knew him, "a most charming, quiet, unassuming man" wrote a number of books dealing with sport in the hunting field, among them The Hunting Countries of England, The Cream of Leicestershire, The... Read More about The Best Season on Record
London: George Routledge and Sons, 1883. First Edition. Captain Pennell-Elmhirst (1845-1916), a notable sportsman and, notes Higginson, who knew him, "a most charming, quiet, unassuming man" wrote a number of books dealing with sport in the hunting field, among them The Hunting Countries of England, The Cream of Leicestershire, The... Read More about The Cream of Leicestershire / Eleven Seasons' Skimmings
London: George Routledge and Sons, Limited, 1911. A classic work by the Master of the Hertfordshire Hounds. Read More about The Noble Science: A Few General Ideas on Fox-Hunting...Revised, Corrected, and Enlarged by...
London: Ja[me]s Truscott & Son Ltd, . Read More about Hunting Notes From Holderness. Squire Draper, Tom Hodgson, James Hall And Others. 1726 to 1914
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1928. Ross, Gordon. First edition, copy 18 of 50 copies of the deluxe edition on van Gelder paper (from a total edition of 750). An outstanding work, "the first of the big, beautiful Derrydale Deluxes. It was a model for many of the ones that... Read More about Hounds and Hunting Through the Ages ... with an Introduction by the Earl of Lonsdale
N.p: Ca. 1942. J. Blan Van Urk, author of The Story of American Foxhunting and other scholarly books on the sport, had a lighter side, which is expressed in his delightful children's book, Little Charlie, The Fox. Included in this collection are the author's heavily corrected carbon typescript, plus six... Read More about Little Charlie, The Fox: Corrected typescripts, original artwork, and collateral material for...
Lower Grosvenor Street, London: 16 March 1759. First Refusal of a Pack of Hounds. Henry Vane (1726-1792), second earl of Darlington, writes to Sir Rowland Winn (c. 1706-1765), 4th baronet, at Nostell Priory: “Mr. Charles Pelham … told me that you had mentioned to him your intention of parting with... Read More about Autograph Letter, Signed (“Darlington”), Proposing to Buy the Foxhounds of Sir Rowland Winn