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
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
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
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
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
MUNNINGS. Sir ALFRED.
Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited. London. 1927. SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION. 4to. One of only 250 copies, signed by Munnings. Illustrated with 28 full colour plates, each with captioned tissue guards, plus 86 pages of black and white plates. Original publishers vellum binding, spine lettered in gilt. Front cover lettered in gilt... Item #9801
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
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
Octopus Books Limited. London. 1983. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (11.2 x 9.7 inches). Limited edition. One of only 25 copies, numbered and signed by the author, specially bound by Zaehnsdorf of London. This copy bound for Hugh Pigott, (possibly related to the wine writer Stuart Pigott). The book is fully illustrated... Item #7812
TAYLOR. J. H.
TAYLOR ON GOLF. Impressions, Comments, and Hints. Fifth edition with new club directory, latest revised rules and lists of championships.
Hutchinson & Co. London. 1911. REVISED EDITION. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.4 inches). Illustrated with "forty-eight illustrations almost entirely from photographs specially taken for the work". Some foxing throughout, mostly to the margins, but still a very good, tight and square copy in the publishers green cloth boards with gilt and... Item #9041
THE ROYAL ST. GEORGE'S GOLF CLUB, SANDWICH.
Printed for Royal St. George's by Pain & Sons, Sandwich and Deal, Kent. England. 1927. 4pp score chart showing the names of he players in the 1st heat, played on April 15th, 1927, plus those players with a bye to the second heat, played on the same day. The spaces... Item #9045
WALTON. IZAAK. ; COTTON. CHARLES.
Navarre Society. London. 1948. FACSIMILE MAJOR EDITION. 8vo. Illustrated with 74 fine wood engravings, by many artists, throughout the text. Fine leather binding by Zaehnsdorf of full dark green morocco. Spine with raised bands, ruled in gilt. The compartments are ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Single gilt ruled border... Item #9306