London: Baily Brothers, 1855. Third edition. " ... the first [cricket manual] to give practical and illustrated advice"... Read More
Amsterdam: Aux Depens de la Compagnie, 1773. Nouvelle edition. Chapters on Billiards, Court Tennis, Chess, Backgammon.
Venice: Baldassar di Costantini; [Comin de Tridino de Monferrato], 1544; 1540. First Italian edition of Alciati; later (?7th) Italian edition of Puteo. Two Important Sixteenth-Century Works on Duelling. Two early works on duelling bound together. The Alciati was first published in Latin as De Singulari Certamine (1543) and appears here...
London: W. Clowes and Sons, 1840. Second edition. The second edition of this cavalry sword manual by Henry William Angelo, the grandson of Domenico Angelo, founder of London's School of Arms. The first edition was published in 1835 with 10 plates.
Waverly, New York: October 1934-November 1938. Famous Journal.
London: printed by S[amuel] R[oycroft] and are to be sold by Edward Gough at Cow-Cross, 1682. First edition. The Glory of the English Bow. One of the more important archery books of the period after Ascham’s TOXOPHILUS (1545), written by Wood who was "Marshall to the Regiment of Archers." It.....
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Library, 1956. First edition.
Wrexham: Reprinted by R. Marsh, 1788. Fourth edition. Joseph Haslewood’s Copy. “Not only is this the most renowned work on the subject of archery in English, or for that matter in any language, but its publication marked the beginning of the decline of the prejudice in favour of Latin as.....
Wrexham: Reprinted by R. Marsh, 1788. The Fourth edition. "Not only is this the most renowned work on the subject of archery in English, or for that matter in any language, but its publication marked the beginning of the decline of the prejudice in favour of Latin as the literary...
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1896. First edition. Inscribed "To Robert Howard Russell/ with affectionate regards/ John Kendrick Bangs/ May 16, 1896. " Publication date March, 1896. Rusell was Bangs's publisher for "Emblemland." and a famous publisher in the 1890s and beyond. A nice association.
Feb. 24, 1894. Extract.
11 Dec 1808. Br;low was a poet, politician and a Hartford Wit.
Victoria Hotel, Southport: July 2d/'82. Barnum on His Reciepts from the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Barnum writes to his lecture manager, Major James Pond, declining an invitation to lecture in England and revealing his gross receipts from his Barnum & Bailey’s show. Reading in part, “Thanks for your offer for.....
Worcester, Mass: Isaiah Thomas, 1787 [i.e., 1944]. Facsimile of the first Worcester edition issued by F. G. Melcher in celebration of the 200th anniversary of its first publication. Fine facsimile of the first of the children’s books produced by John Newberry, originally published in 1744. The first American edition was...
London: Published at the Offices of "Country Life," Ltd, 1923. First edition. Elephant Hunting Classic. Born in 1880, Bell left school at 14 to make his way to Africa on a cargo ship. After working briefly on the Ugandan railway he was off to join the Klondike gold rush. After...
London: Elliot Stock, n.d. . A fine reprint of the first English sporting book.
London: Putnam, Covent Garden, 1935. First Edition in English.
Madison, Ohio: Sunrise Publishing Company, 1994. Duncan, T. O. First Edition, one of 300 copies. A highly useful bibliography, this is also a leaf book containing tipped-in leaves gathered from imperfect copies.
Madison, Ohio: Sunrise Publishing, 1992. First Edition, no. 16 of 81 copies. With extra colored plate laid in and 2 errata leaves. One of 81 copies only.
Lanham [Maryland] and New York: The Derrydale Press, . Brown, Paul. No 25 of 25 deluxe copies, signed by the author on the title page. Short biography and detailed bibliography of the great equine artist Paul Brown (1893-1958) by noted sporting dealer and bibliographer Duke Biscotti.Warmly inscribed on the title...
Far Hills, NJ: Meadow Run Press, 1997. First edition, one of 1000 copies. Unique Copy for the Publisher. A continuation of John Phillips's A Bibliography of American Sporting Books 1582-1925, this indispensable update contains some 5,000 detailed entries by author and--most happily--an alphabetical index by TITLES (which Phillips did not...
Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. One of ten copies, specially bound. One of Ten Copies. Finely bound issue of this new and already indispensable bibliography.
Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. First edition. Standard Reference. Bibliography of the literature of foxhunting, comprising descriptions of books published in Britain and the United States through the year 2000, with biographical notes on selected authors.New and already indispensable.
[Sydney]: Angus and Robertson, . Revised edition of 1959 First Edition.
New York: [Moore Printing Company, 1937]. First edition, Number 14 of 100 copies, signed by the author, with tipped in photograph of author. RARE, ONE OF 100.
Leipzig: Verlagsbuchhandlung von J.J. Weber, 1895. Zweite, verbesserte Auflage.