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The wild sports of southern Africa: being the narrative of a hunting expedition from the Cape of Good Hope, through the territories of the Chief Moselekatse, to the Tropic of Capricorn by HARRIS, William Cornwallis

1852 Wild Sports of Southern Africa Harris Big Game Hunting Illustrated Binding The first book written exclusively of only big game hunting! William Cornwallis Harris was a 19th-century English explorer who is best remembered for his voyages to South Af...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$1,500.00


The wild sports of Southern Africa : being the narrative of an expedition from the Cape of Good Hope, through the territories of the chief Moselekatse, to the tropic of Capricorn by HARRIS, William Cornwallis

1841 Wild Sports of Southern Africa Harris 1st Big Game Hunting Book Illustrated William Cornwallis Harris was a 19th-century English explorer who is best remembered for his voyages to South Africa. In 1836, Harris ventured to South Africa where he spent...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$1,500.00


A HISTORY OF TENNIS. by 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 blu...

From Paul Foster Books

£950.00


Graf, Morsbach & Co. Wholesale Manufacturers/ Harness & Saddlery by Graf, Morsbach & Co

Cincinnati, 1891. Near Fine. Color printed and embossed boards and black cloth spine (worn away in a few spots). Excellent copy of a splendid catalogue. Laid in are order blank, embossed envelope and small sheet with view of factory (new in 1891). Two col...

From marilyn braiterman rare books

$1,200.00


USLTA Official Tennis Championships Programs - 1953 Edition. by USLTA

United States Lawn Tennis Association, 1953. First edition. 22 official programs of various USLTA Tennis Championships for the entire 1953 season, complete as published. Bound in green buckram with gilt tiles. USLTA officer S. Ellsworth Davenport, Jr.'...

From The Wild Muse

$1,175.00


Gambado Geoffrey. Annals of Horsemanship:containing Accounts of Accidental Experimental Accidents, Both Successful and Unsuccessful... by Bunbury, Henry W

London: John Stockdale, 1812. 4to, very handsomely bound to style in full brown calf; spine banded, borders blindstamped, gilt-stamped title in cartouche on front cover. Minor foxing and offsetting from plates. A lovely copy with hand-colored aquatint fro...

From marilyn braiterman rare books

$1,000.00


Sports and Sportsmen: South Africa; Sports and Sportsmen: South Africa and Rhodesia by Cape Times (Compiled and Edited by)

Cape Town, South Africa: Atkinson & Partners (S.A.) Limited, 1929. Both volumes are No. 60 of 500 copies. "South Africa is undated but came out around "South Africa and Rhodesia" which is dated 1929. Boards moderately warped. Ink stamp ...

From Arizona Book Gallery

$1,000.00


The sportsman's dictionary; or, the gentleman's companion: for town and country. Containing Full And Particular Instructions For Riding, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Farriery, Cocking, Hawking, &c. With the various methods to be observed in Breeding and Dieting of Horses both for the Road and Turf… by various

1792 Sportsman's Dictionary Hunting Trapping Illustrated Fishing Tackle Strategy An incredible example of one of the most famous 18th-century accounts of sports and leisure recreations – 'The Sportsman's Dictionary'. This work is filled with strategy, ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


Harper’s Weekly: Journal of Civilization by HARPER

1881 1st ed Harper's Weekly President Garfield & Alexander II Assassination HUGE Harper's Weekly was an early American magazine published by Harper. Beginning in 1857, it was a primary source of news, fiction stories, humor, satire, and a number of other...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


Modern Chess in Championship Play by Marshall, Frank J. (Inscribed)

Privately Printed (1923). First Edition. Octavo. . Limited edition of only 300 copies. ...A Review and Analysis of the Games of the Marshall-Lasker Championship Match, and the Thirteen Games Played by Marshall at the Ninth American Chess Congress at Lake...

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB

$850.00


Taylor on Golf Impressions, Comments & Hints by J. H. Taylor, Blank Endpapers Bookplate & Property of Edward B. Fredericks ( Former Golf Pro ) SIGNED By Fredericks, Frontispiece Photo, 48 Illustrations Mainly Photos, Back Inner Hinge Slightly Starting, Back Blank Endpaper Pencil Marks

D. Appleton NY, 1902. HB NODJ, 1902, 1st edition, 1st printing with #1 on last page of Text as Required, Green decorated Cloth with minor Rub, Wear, Tiny Chip Tears Extremities, Interior Nice & Tight with light Fox, Wear & few loose protruding pag...

From BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS

$850.00


$750.00


GYMNASTICS FOR YOUTH: OR A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO HEALTHFUL AND AMUSING EXERCISES FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS. by Salzmann, Christian Gotthilf (1744-1811) & Johann Christoph Friedrich Guts Muths (1759-1839)

St. John's Square, Clerkenwell: Printed for J. JOHNSON, ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD By Bye and Law. Very Good. 1800. First British Edition. Hardcover. Three-quarters green leather over marbled boards with 5 raised bands on brown leather spine & gil...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$600.00


TSL from Eric Cutler ['40], Assistant Director of Athletics, Harvard University to [William] Davis Taylor [1909-2002] of the Boston Globe (AND) Matted photograph "THE GAME" identifying Yale and Harvard players on November 23, 1969 [actor: Tommy Lee Jones aka #61 Tom Jones '69, offensive guard]. by Cutler, Eric ['40], Assistant

Cambridge MA: [Harvard University], February 14, 1969. Illustrated by Frank O'Brien b/w photo in matt "THE GAME" November 23, 1969 [Harvard vs. Yale] on the reverse in pencil is title, date and photographer and 6014. Original edition. Waterm...

From OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994)

$600.00


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