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Monday 22nd September 2014, 3:00 pm

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1 Samuel Howitt, ''The British Sportsmen'', a collection of seventy plates, London 1812, 4to, green morocco spine. £100-150  
2 Peter Beckford, ''The Thoughts on Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters'', illustrated by G. Denholm Armour, London, New York and Toronto, n.d., Edition Deluxe 112/350, signed by the artist, 4to tooled calf. £100-150 £90
3 Lionel Edwards, ''Sketches in Stable and Kennel'', London and New York 1933, 4to cloth, with dust wrapper. £100-150  
4 John Masefield, ''Reynard the Fox or the Ghost Heath Run'', illustrated by G. Denholm Armour, London 1921, limited edition 174/380, signed by the author and artist, 4to, vellum spine. £100-150 £170
5 Lionel Edwards, ''A Leicestershire Sketch Book'', London and New York 1935, limited edition 40/75, signed by the author, 4to. £100-150 £90
6 Lionel Edwards, ''My Hunting Sketch Book'', London and New York November 1928 and ''My Hunting Sketch Book'', Volume II, London and New York 1930, 4to with dust wrappers, (2 volumes). £100-150  
7 Lionel Edwards, ''Huntsman Past and Present'', London and New York 1929, limited edition 18/150, signed by the author, further signed and dated 1930 and with a pasted-in letter from the author Guy Paget, also with a book plate of Thomas Guy Paget, 4to, vellum spine. £300-400  
8 Cecil Aldin, ''An Artist's Model'', London and New York, n.d., limited edition 124/310, signed by the author, 4to, vellum. £200-300 £185
9 Cecil Aldin, ''Rat Catcher to Scarlet'', London, n.d., with an original signed sketch by Cecil Aldin to the frontis and labelled as a limited edition 26/100, 4to, vellum spine. £300-400 £380
10 Mrs J. Stirling Clarke, ''The Habit and the Horse; A Treatise on Female Equitation'', with illustrations from photographs by Herbert Watkins, London 1857, with coloured lithographs, 4to, original tooled cloth. £100-150 £90
11 Geoffrey Gambado, ''An Academy for Grown Horsemen, Containing the Completest Instructions for Walking, Trotting, Cantering, Galloping, Stumbling, and Tumbling'', London 1787, illustrated with soft ground etchings after Henry Bunbury, (repairs and old restorations), 4to, half spine defective. £100-150  
12 Sabretache (A.S. Barrow), ''Shires and Provinces'', London and New York 1926, inscribed and signed by the author and artist, 4to, cloth. £150-250 £160
13 Sabretache (A.S. Barrow), ''More Shires and Provinces'', illustrated by Lionel Edwards, London and New York 1928, limited edition 66/200, signed by the author and artist, a presentation copy signed by members of the Atherstone Hunt (North) 1945, 4to vellum. £150-250 £190
14 ''British Sports and Sportsmen: Polo & Coaching'', London, n.d., limited edition 144/1,000, photographic illustrations, large 4to, calf. £100-150 £90
15 Rev. W. Houghton, ''British Freshwater Fishes'', in two volumes, London, Edinburgh and Dublin, n.d., with coloured illustrations, 4to, tooled cloth, (2). £400-600  
16 Arthur W. Coaten, (Ed), ''British Hunting - A Complete History of the National Sport of Great Britain and Ireland from Earliest Records'', London 1909, limited edition 106/500, 4to, half morocco, (damaged). £100-150 £140
17 ''British Hunts and Huntsmen'', in four volumes, London 1909, engravings and half-tone illustrations, 4to, half morocco, (bindings defective). £150-200 £130
18 Sir Alfred Munnings, ''An Artist's Life'', Collectors' Book Club 1950, Deluxe Edition 10/100, signed by the author, together with two further titles, ''Second Burst'', 1951 and ''The Finish'', 1952, each numbered 10/100, from the Deluxe Edition, 8vo, morocco, (3). £150-250 £220
19 ''The Gentleman's Recreation: In Four Parts viz: Hunting, Hawking, Fowling, Fishing'', third edition, London 1686, two folding plates, (facsimiles), bound as one with ''The Hunter. Discourse of Horsemanship'', Oxford 1685, (restored), 8vo, rebound calf. £200-300  
20 John Masefield, ''Right Royal'', London 1920, tooled morocco, by Bumpus, London. £70-100 £90
21 Thomas Gosden, ''Impressions of a Series of Animals, Birds, &c. Illustrative of British Field Sports'', from a set of silver buttons, drawn by A. Cooper and engraved by John Scott, London 1821, tooled calf, by McGoff, Liverpool. £70-100 £80
22 Lady Wentworth, ''Thoroughbred Racing Stock and Its Ancestors'', London 1938, half-tone and colour illustrations, 4to, scarlet cloth. £100-150  
23 Major Guy Paget, ''The Melton Mowbray of John Ferneley'', Leicester 1931, limited edition, 206/220, signed by the author and with a pasted in original drawing apparently by Ferneley, 4to, calf spine. £200-300  
24 Rev. William B. Daniel, ''Rural Sports'' in three volumes, London 1807, engraved plates, some folding. 8vo, contemporary tooled scarlet calf, (damaged), (3 volumes). £100-200  
25 James Christie Whyte, ''History of the British Turf, from the Earliest Period to the Present Day'', in two volumes, London 1840, 8vo, bound green half calf. £100-150  
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