Philadelphia: Getz, Buck & Co, 1852. First edition. Wagstaff-Schiff Copy of the Rare First. Nice copy of the... Read More about The Quorndon Hounds; or, A Virginian at Melton Mowbray
New York: Published by Ernest Gee at his Book and Print Shop, n.d. [c. 1945?]. The Meadow Brook Hounds, founded in 1877, was, in its heyday between WWI and WWII, one of the premier American packs, hunting an area of open country and large estates on Long Island's North Shore... Read More about Betty Babcock's Illustrated Hunting Diary, Recording the Sport of the Season for the Followers of...
London: George Routledge & Co, 1855. First Edition. Foxhunting Classic. A celebrated and exhaustive treatise on horses and kennel management for the foxhunter, by a famous hound breeder and writer. Read More about Horses and Hounds; A Practical Treaatise on Their Management. By "Scrutator"
London: George Routledge & Co 18, 1855. First edition. A celebrated and exhaustive treatise on horses and kennel management for the foxhunter, by a famous hound breeder and writer. Read More about Horses and Hounds; A Practical Treaatise on Their Management. By 'scrutator"
New York: Ernest Gee, 1926. Ross, Gordon. Large Paper, One of 28 unnumbered copies. INSCRIBED, LARGE PAPER. The original edition of this book was so rare that Mr. Gee, the great sporting bookseller, reprinted it for his friends.Frazier writes: “the book and its design, paper, binding, and style, are so... Read More about The Meynellian Science or Foxhunting Upon System
London: Henry Graves and Co, 1841. RARE. The Melton Hunt Going to Draw the Ram's Head Cover by Sir Francis Grant (1810-1878), painter and president of the Royal Academy, was exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1839.Of Grant, who is buried at Melton Mowbray, Siltzer notes that he was usually neglected... Read More about Key to the Picture of The Melton Hunt; Engraved in the finest style of Mezzotint by W. Humphrys,...
London: Done & Ball, Photographers, 62 Cheapside, ca. 1870's. Read More about Fox Hunting - Photography
England: Ca. 1864. Manuscript 19th Century Sporting Poems. A volume of particular interest, consisting of 60 pages on which are inscribed fair copies of 14 sporting poems, songs, and parodies, presumably in the hand of the author, the final entry dated Feb. 17, 1864. These are replete with local and... Read More about Fox Hunting: Manuscript volume of sporting poems
London: Rudolph Ackermann, July 7th, 1847. Read More about Hand-colored engraving: "John Mytton, Esquire, Halston Salop. From the original Picture in...
Bristol: E.W. Savory, Ltd., Fine Art Publishers, 1907. First edition. This scrapbook for house parties is mostly blank, with the exception of one sketch of a saddled horse, signed R.M. MacKenzie, 1909. Read More about Sporting Days. A Book for Visitors and House Parties (Arranged by J. Harry Savory
London: Published June 24th, 1811, by H. Humphrey, No. 27, St. James St, 1811. First edition. The engraved title leaf comprises four lines of whimsical verse and a paragraph of descriptive text signed "Billesdon Coplow"; the six numbered plates depict incidents of foxhunting: 1) Going along a slapping pace 2)... Read More about Indispensable Accomplishments [Series of Six Hand Colored Aquatints
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1935. First Edition, No. 151 of 950 copies. Of the edition of 950, states Frazier, not more than 300 copies were printed when an error was discovered and an errata slip inserted. This copy is one such, with the slip tipped in at page 79... Read More about Sporting Stables and Kennels
New York: Published by Ernest R. Gee at His Book & Print Shop 35 East Forty-Ninth Street [Printed by Eugene V. Connett at The Derrydale Press], . First edition. Read More about Gee's Hunting Diary to record the Sport of the Season arranged for Followers of Foxhounds &...
New York: The Derrydale Press, ca. 1937. The Derrydale Press printed Ernest R. Gee's “Gee's Hunting Diary” in 1937; the text, consisting of pages for data entries, was unillustrated, but both the upper and lower covers carried Henry Alken's design of a fox mask and other hunt trophies which had... Read More about Original artwork for the covers of Gee's Hunting Diary
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1932. First Edition, No.27 of 950 copies. With Some Golfing Yarns. Ten short stories, linked by the locale of a Virginia club, and containing several humorous golfing yarns. Read More about The Medchester Club
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1928. First edition thus; No. 14 of 350 copies. “A lovely little book, and a lovely little Derrydale” (Frazier). Printed by the Harbor Press. One of the A.I.G.A. 50 books of the year.Three rolicking fox-hunting songs dating back to the early 19th Century.1). Epwell Hunt;..... Read More about Hell for Leather! The Epwell Hunt - The Melton Hunt - Howell Wood
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1933. Twachtman, J. Alden. First Edition, one of 850 copies. Harry Worcester Smith Copy, With a Letter from Gordon Grand. Laid in is AN AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, BY GORDON GRAND, on his Millbrook NY letterhead, dated Nov. 27, 1934 to Harry Worcester Smith: “Thank you... Read More about Colonel Weatherford and His Friends
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1933. Twachtman, J. Alden. First Edition, one of 1450 copies. Signed by Grand on the half-title. Read More about Colonel Weatherford and His Friends
New York: published by The Derrydale Press, 1933. The original typescript of the first page of “Colonel Weatherford's Colossal Failure”, from “Colonel Weatherford and His Friends”, Grand's second book, after “The Silver Horn”. With a number of manuscript corrections in ink by the author. At least one complete manuscript of..... Read More about Original corrected typescript page from the manuscript of “Colonel Weatherford and His Friends”
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First edition. With an ALS to Frank Littleton from Gordon Grand about the book. And another letter from Gordon Grand (Junior) to Jim Rikhoff about finding this letter in a book. Read More about Redmond C. Stewart, Foxhunter and Gentleman of Maryland
[Montreal]: Privately Printed [by the Ronalds Co.], Christmas, 1935. First Canadian Edition, one of 170 copies. Introduction signed. Read More about The Silver Horn
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1932. Twachtman, J. Alden. One of the most successful Derrydale titles, and, though a collection of stories, a leading candidate for The Great American Sporting Novel. Read More about The Silver Horn
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1932. CROSS, F.R. First Edition, one of 950 copies. WITH SIGNED FORE-EDGE PAINTING UNDER GILT EDGES. One of the most successful Derrydale titles, and, though a collection of stories, a leading candidate for The Great American Sporting Novel. We know of no other Derrydale book... Read More about The Silver Horn and Other Sporting Tales of John Weatherford