Sports & Pastimes
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S.
Odhams Press/Ernest Benn. London. 1948. FIRST BOOK EDITION. 8vo. (8.9 x 5.7 inches). This work was originally published in two separate essays entitled "Hobbies" & "Painting as a pastime" in Churchill's 1932 book "Thoughts and adventures". Here published on its own for the first time and with 18 colour plates... Item #9693
CLARK. ROBERT.; .
Macmillan & Co. London.,1899. Third printing. 4to. (8.5 x 6.4 inches). The so called "cheap reissue". Originally issued in a privately printed edition in 1875, this important new printing adds the new rules of Golf, as adopted by the Royal and Ancient and also updates the R.& A. medal list... Item #3620
COTTON. T. HENRY.
GOLF. Being a short treatise for the use of young people who aspire to proficiency n the Royal and Ancient game. With a foreword by Bernard Darwin and a new preface by the Author.
Eyre & Spottiswoode. London. 1939. Sixth Edition. Originally published in 1931. Signed by Cotton below his printed portrait photo on the frontispiece "Henry Cotton. Upton 1942". Aside from the frontis there are 10 full page mono photo plates. A clean copy throughout. Publishers orange cloth with black lettering to the... Item #9032
GRACE. W. C.
Arrowsmith, Bristol. 1891. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Recently rebound in full dark green morocco, gilt rule borders on boards. Raised bands with gilt lettering, bat & stumps device and rule in compartments. top edge gilt. Fully illustrated throughout with 45 mono plates. Original cloth front board bound in at the back... Item #8284
HARDY. JAMES LEIGHTON.
The Flyfisher's Classic Library. Devon. 1998. LIMITED EDITION. 8vo. (9.4 x 6.5 inches). One of 950 numbered copies. This copy is also Signed by the author, dated June 1999, underneath his portrait photo on the frontispiece. Illustrated throughout with engravings, photos and facsimiles of letters and the famous Hardy Catalogues... Item #8404
William Luscombe Publisher Limited.London.,1974. FIRST EDITION.Large 8vo.(10.2 x 7.4 inches).Fully illustrated throughout with photographs,some in colour.Finely bound in recent leather binding of full red morocco.Spine with raised bands,ruled and lettered in gilt.Single ruled gilt border on boards.Top edge gilt.A lovely copy of this classic book.:... Item #6103
HUNT. LYNN BOGUE.
The Derrydale Press. New York. 1936. LIMITED, FIRST EDITION. 4to. (10.8 x 8.1 inches). One of just 25 copies, numbered and signed, and Illustrated with an original watercolour, signed by Lynn Bogue Hunt, showing a pair of Mallard on a riverbank, in the front of the book. Four colour printed... Item #9707
JOHNSON. HUGH.; .
Mitchell Beazley. London.,1977. ENLARGED AND REVISED EDITION. Based on the original work first published in 1971. 4to. (11.7 x 9.1 inches). Fully illustrated throughout with hundreds of colour photo's, maps and drawings. A fine copy in a fine leather binding, bound for Asprey & Co, of half green morocco. Spine... Item #7974
Macgibbon & Kee. London.,1965. FIRST U. K EDITION. Very good copy with small corner cut from front blank endpaper, in original dustwrapper which is rubbed to edges but still overall very good.:. Item #4843
T. Fisher Unwin Ltd. London. 1921. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9 x 6 inches). Illustrated with 21 mono photos on 16 plates. Four pages of adverts at end of book. Neat ink stamp of Kent & Canterbury hospital on the front blank free endpaper but no other stamps or ownership marks... Item #9046
Paul Hamlyn.London.,1966. FIRST U.K.EDITION.4to.Illustrated throughout with colour and mono photographs by George Silk and Michael Prichard.Finely bound in recent half dark green morocco,raised bands,compartments decorated with gilt stamped fish.Lettered in gilt.Green cloth on boards.Top edge gilt.Lovely presentation of this fascinating book covering Angling from antiquity to the modern day.:... Item #1809
KOMISARJEVSKY. THEODORE.; .
Bles. London.,1931. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. 45 mono plates. Publishers burgundy cloth boards with white cloth spine, lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Spine darkened and previous owners name on front free endpapers, otherwise a very good copy.:. Item #1929
LEVENE, PHILIP.; .
Robert Hale Limited, London.,1959. FIRST EDITION of the Ambrose West detective novel.Fine copy in fine original publisher's illustrated dustwrapper.West was a detective and professional tennis player!. :. Item #1218
LONGMAN. C. J. & WALROND. Col. H.
Longmans, Green and Co. London. 1894. FIRST EDITION.8vo. Fully illustrated throughout. Fine copy in half dark green morocco binding. Spine letttered and decorated in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Item #5507
Lonsdale Library.; Frederick.Sir Charles,Cecil Aldin,Eric Parker,and many others.
Seeley,Service & Co.Ltd.London.,1930. First edition.Four colour plates,18 reproductions of Hunting pictures and 45 other mono illustrations.Very good copy.In publishers original delux binding of quarter dark green morocco,ruled in blind and with gilt lettering.Green cloth boards with gilt Lonsdale arms on front board and spine.Marbled endpapers.Top edge gilt.A very good copy... Item #5617
John Miles Ltd. London. 1935. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9 x 5.8 inches). Illustrated with colour frontis (A photograph of Sir Malcolm Campbell at Brooklands in his R-type M.G. Midget) and 71 mono photographs throughout. Finely bound in recent full black morocco. Spine with raised bands. Compartments ruled and lettered in... Item #8204
William Heinemann Ltd.London.,1922. FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION.Large 8vo.(9.7 x 7.4 inches).Four full colour mounted plates,each with a printed tissue guard,plus dozens of line drawings throughout the text.Finely bound in early full deep red morocco by Bumpus,spine with five raised bands.Compartments all decorated with small gilt device of Crossed whips and riding... Item #6908
MAXWELL. SIR HERBERT.
BRITISH FRESH WATER FISHES. With Twelve Coloured plates including twenty-two figures from photographs.
Hutchinson & Co. London. 1904. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (10.2 x 7.9 inches). Illustrated ith 12 full page colour plates. Finely bound in recent half green morocco. Spine with raised bands, the compartments decorated with fish design, wavy ruled and lettered in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Top edge gilt... Item #8212
MUNNINGS. Sir ALFRED.
Museum Press Limited. London. 1950-52. FIRST EDITIONS. 3 volumes. Large 8vo. (9.2 x 6.3 inches). All three volumes are inscribed by Munnings at time of publication, to the same man, a friend of the Publisher and buyer for a major bookselling chain. The set is fully illustrated throughout with 490... Item #7802
NASH. GEORGE. C.; MILLET. CHRISTOPHER. Illustrates.
Chatto & Windus. London.,1935. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.7 x 5.1 inches). Illustrated with cartoon view of a golf course to both sets of endpaper, printed in green. Line drawings throughout the text. A very good copy in the publishers green cloth with gilt lettering and cross clubs and ball device... Item #7646
NOEL. E. B. ; CLARK. J. O. M.
Oxford University Press. Humphrey Milford. London. 1924. FIRST EDITION. Two volumes. Large 8vo. (11.3 x 7.9 inches). Fully illustrated throughout with 160 illustrations,many full page and including a colour frontispiece in volume one. Publishers dark blue cloth with triple blind ruled borders on boards. Gilt lettering to both spines. The... Item #9739
PARKER.ERIC.Edits and Introduces.; Various authors.
Seeley,Service & Co.Ltd.London.,1932. FIRST EDITION.Illustrated with 22 plates including colour frontis,by various artists.Contains writings by many authors including Izaak Walton,John Buchan,William shakespeare,Neville Cardus,Bernard Darwin,Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and many others.Sports covered include Boxing,Archery,Tennis,Golf,Football,Hunting,Polo, and Cricket.Some foxing to fore edge of pages but overall very clean internally.Bound in the publishers delux... Item #5845
PERRY. MARK. Edits.
Mark Perry. London. 1976/77. First Editions. Quartos. Mimeograph stapled magazines. Original issues of numbers one to twelve, a complete run of the Fanzine (two supplements, or special issues, were published but are not present here). Complete with the original flexi-disc single Love Lies Limp, by Alternative TV on SG Records... Item #8768
POLLARD.Major HUGH B.C.; .
Country Life,Ltd.London.,1926. FIRST EDITION.8vo.(8.5 x 7 inches).Decorated initial letters to each chapter.A very good copy in a fine early binding by Bumpus of London.Half tan calf,spine with raised bands and twin light and dark brown labels,gilt.Marbled paper on boards.Circular brown calf label,with owners initials,on front board.Marbled endpapers.Top edge gilt,others untrimmed.Previous... Item #6618
PROHIBTION COCKTAIL BOOK.
AMERICANA. Eight Cocktail Napkins, Hand Blocked, with Recipes and the Histories of Eight Famous Drinks.
NP. No Date. Circa 1925. FIRST, AND ONLY, EDITION. Oblong octavo. Illustrated with 8 hand blocked, hand coloured cocktail napkins mounted into the book among text pages. White printed boards with later plain burgundy cloth tape spine. Light soiling to binding and the glue a little loose on a few... Item #8543