With time on our hands during the Coronavirus lockdown, we are reviewing the prices of some of our older stock and adjusting prices of books to ensure that they are the most attractive offering in the marketplace, as it is a reality of the antiquarian market for books that less expensive and mid-level material the trend has been inexorably downward, to the chagrin of booksellers and to the benefit of collectors.  Consequently, we have slashed prices anywhere between 20 percent and 60 percent of these books we have had listed for five years or more.  So we hope that anyone visiting the site might find something that might have become overpriced but now legitimately qualifies as a bargain.



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1 Schwerdt, C.F.G.R. Hunting, Hawking, Shooting, Illustrated in a Catalogue of Books, Manuscripts, Prints and Drawings (4 Volumes)
London Privately printed for the author by Waterlow & Sons Limited 1928 First Limited Edition Half Morocco Very Good 
No. 151 of 300 copies signed by Schwerdt, with all the plates used destroyed (thus later printings are quite different). Folio sized, 13 by 10", 33 by 25 cm. Bound by Kelly & Sons, London. 138 color plates, some double and/or folding plates, and a total of 382 plates in the four volumes. One of the most beautiful bibliographies ever produced, and a definitive bibliography (up to that time) of the subjects covered. Green morocco has shelfwear and rubbing along joints and corners. Volume 1 shows the most wear on the spine, with scuff marks. Still the bindings remain handsome and imposing. Generally clean and tight within. 
Price: 5750.00 USD
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