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FAWCETT, William (William Claude), 1902-1941 : THOROUGHBRED AND HUNTER : THEIR BREEDING, TRAINING & MANAGEMENT FROM FOALHOOD TO MATURITY.
London : Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1934. First edition. A complete guide by hunting and racing editor of “The Field” – attractively illustrated by Lionel Edwards (1878-1966).
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LLOYD, T. Ivester (Thomas Ivester), 1873-1942 : HOUNDS.
London : Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), 1934. First edition. A handsome tribute to the hound by the sporting artist, breeder and master of beagles. With separate chapters on the Bloodhound, Foxhound, Staghound, Welsh Foxhound, Fell Hound, the Curre White Hound, the Kerry Beagle, the Stud Book Harrier, the Western Harrier, the Old English Harrier, the Beagle, the Pocket Beagle, the Basset, and the Otterhound.
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“NIMROD” – [APPERLEY, Charles James, 1778-1843] : REMARKS ON THE CONDITION OF HUNTERS, THE CHOICE OF HORSES, AND THEIR MANAGEMENT : IN A SERIES OF FAMILIAR LETTERS, ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE SPORTING MAGAZINE BETWEEN 1822 AND 1828.
London : M. A. Pittman, 1831. First edition. The first book from the pen of “unquestionably the greatest hunting correspondent of all time” (Higginson) – with everything one might wish to know about high-bred racers and hunters – bran mashes, broken wind, capped hocks, Cherry’s elastic pads, clipping, colic, curbs, docking, farcy, firing, founder, frog, megrims, rowels, spavins, splents and so much more – in entertaining anecdote and detailed practice.
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ROSE, R.N. (Robert Norman), 1889-1968 : THE FIELD : 1853-1893.
London : Michael Joseph, (1953). First edition. A centenary history of the sporting magazine for “the man out of town” founded by Robert Smith Surtees, with material on Surtees himself; angling; gun and rifle trials; the birth of lawn tennis; farming, sport and golfing art; sporting exhibitions, etc.
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[SURTEES, Robert Smith, 1803-1864] : JORROCKS’S JAUNTS AND JOLLITIES ; OR, THE HUNTING, SHOOTING, RACING, DRIVING, SAILING, EATING, ECCENTRIC, AND EXTRAVAGANT EXPLOITS OF THAT RENOWNED SPORTING CITIZEN, MR. JOHN JORROCKS, OF ST. BOTOLPH LANE AND GREAT CORAM STREET.
London : Walter Spiers, 1838. First edition. The first appearance of Jorrocks – ten stories from the “New Sporting Magazine” here revised and polished for their first publication in book form.
SURTEES, Robert Smith, 1803-1864 : JORROCKS’S JAUNTS AND JOLLITIES : THE HUNTING, SHOOTING, RACING, DRIVING, SAILING, EATING, ECCENTRIC AND EXTRAVAGANT EXPLOITS OF THAT RENOWNED SPORTING CITIZEN MR. JOHN JORROCKS OF ST. BOTOLPH LANE AND GREAT CORAM STREET.
London : Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1903. A handsome and lavishly produced edition of Surtees’ classic of sporting humour, produced for the Trübner Sporting Library series. John Jorrocks originally surfaced in the “New Sporting Magazine” in 1831, and first appeared in book form in 1838, but here appears with the original illustrations from all the various early editions – by Henry Alken, “Phiz” and William Heath – including an Alken illustration previously unpublished. With an interesting introduction on the history of the book and its illustrations by Joseph Grego (1843-1908), noted authority on illustration and its techniques.
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