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Original watercolour from The Vicar of Wakefield. "The Dog it was that Died" by RACKHAM, Arthur

[c.1929]. ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION FROM THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD Original artwork in ink, pencil and watercolour. Approx. size 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Mounted, glazed and framed. A fine drawing of an Islington gentlemen looking down on a ...

From Peter Harrington


Dogs, Jackals, Wolves, and Foxes: A Monograph of the Canidae by MIVART, St. George

London: R.H. Porter, 1890. First Edition. Hardcover. Used: Very Good. J.G. Keulemans. Very good hardcover of the first edition. Forty-five hand-colored lithographic plates after J.G. Keulemans, 59 woodcut illustrations. Original brown cloth, teg, bumped...

From Buteo Books


SILHOUETTE of a Gentleman and his dog by Edouart, Augustin Amant (1789-1861)

1829. Signed Aug. Edouart fecit and dated 1829 lower left. 11 x 7-1/4 inches. Matted. Signed Aug. Edouart fecit and dated 1829 lower left. 11 x 7-1/4 inches. Augustin Amant Edouart was a French-born portrait artist who began making silhoutte portraits i...

From James Cummins Bookseller


British Field Sports; Embracing Practical Instructions in Shooting--Hunting--Coursing--Racing--Cocking--Fishing, &c. With Observations on the Breaking and Training of Dogs and Horses; Also the Management of Fowling Pieces, and All Other Sporting Implements by Scott, William Henry

London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1818. First edition. Full Calf. Good Plus. xi, [3], 615, [1] pp. With 34 hand-colored plates, and numerous woodcuts interspersed through text (generally chapter headers and footers). 8vo, 8.75 by 5.5 inches, 22 by ...

From White Fox Rare Books and Antiques


Der Dianen Hohe und Niedere Jagd-Geheimnisse : darinnen die gantze Jagdwissenschaft ausführlich zu befinden ... Hiernächst ist, als ein neuer und besonderer Theil mit beygefüget Der edle hirsch-gerechte Jäger / kurz doch gründlich verfertiget von Johann Wilhelm von Pärson. by TANTZER, Johann

1734 Dianen SECRETS of Hunting Tanzer German Illustrated Bear Traps Sport DOGS The best edition of the most important German language hunting book! Johan Tänzer was a 17th-century German hunting writer known exclusively for this treatise on the secrets...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


MERRY XMAS - DOG WITH BONE by Ylla [Koffler, Kamilla]

Original vintage silver gelatin photograph,image size 9 5/8 x 7 3/4 in. [24.4 x 19.7 cm.]. Matted to archival standards with a window over-mat, framed and glazed with uv protecting glass, in a pewter colored wooden frame 17 3/8 x 15 1/4 inches. There ...

From Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd



The Artist An original pencil drawing of a Sealyham Terrier in profile facing left, on stiff drawing paper measuring 3" x 3 3/4", SIGNED BY ARTIST lower left. No place, no date, (London), circa 1930. Unframed, unmatted,. Provenance- found laid ...

From Dale Steffey Books


A History of British Quadrupeds, Including the Cetacea by Bell, Thomas

London: John Van Voorst, 1837. First Edition, 1837, in signed Tout Binder half red morocco over marbled boards lined in gilt, five raised bands gilt lined, gilt lettering and tail date, end pages marbled, top edge gilt, ribbon marker, numerous wood-engrav...

From Dale Steffey Books


Recueil de secrets. Divisé en deux parties, la premiere concernant la conservation de la santé & de la beauté, la seconde concernant les arts & les maladies des animaux. by Anonymous authorship

1698 SECRETS Healthy Living Beauty Perfume Veterinary Medicine Animals Arts RARE 'Recueil de Secrets' is a late 17th-century collection of secrets on health and beauty, arts, and veterinary diseases and animal care. This work covers instruction on how to...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière. Tome Septieme. by BUFFON, Georges Louis Lecrec

1769 Buffon Illustrated DOGS Cats Deer Angora Sheep Goats Animals Natural History "Virtually all the well-known writers of the Enlightenment were 'Buffonians'" ― Ernst Mayer The monumental work by Comte de Buffon, "Histoire Naturelle," was fascinatin...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The complete sportsman, or, Country gentleman's recreation : containing the whole arts of breeding and managing game cocks, with the best methods of fighting them. Of rearing and backing colts ... Of shooting, and of shooting flying… by FAIRFAX, Thomas

1760 1ed Complete Sportsman Thomas Fairfax Hunting Fishing Angling Horse Racing 'The Complete Sportsman' is an 18th-century English hunting manual by Thomas Fairfax. First published in 1760 (Westwood & Satchell), this book provides a wealth of knowledge ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The Naturalist’s Library, Mammalia… Dogs by JARDINE, Sir William

1844 DOGS Naturalists Jardine Mammalia Canine Wolf Wolves Fox Color Illustrated Sir William Jardine was a 19th-century Scottish naturalist most known for his extensive series of books on natural history, 'The Naturalist's Library'. This undated edition o...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Thoughts upon hunting. In a series of familiar letters to a friend. by BECKFORD, Peter

1784 HUNTING Thoughts Peter Beckford FOX Hares Hunt Hounds Dogs Illustrated Peter Beckford was an 18th-century British noble who is most remembered for his authoritative book on hunting 'Thoughts Upon Hunting'. This book was a classic work on the art of ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The shooter's companion by JOHNSON, Thomas Burgeland

1823 Shooter's Companion HUNTING Guns Gunpowder Dogs Johnson RARE Shooting Thomas Burgeland Johnson's 'Shooter's Companion' is a rare, early 19th-century is an important handbook for hunters and outdoor sportsmen. This book includes a wide variety of top...

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