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it is not yet too late to collect and save the many precious materials that would soon otherwise be lost, the Subscriber hopes to supply the long looked for desideratum by the establishment of the American Turf Register."
Skinner sold the American Turf Register in 1835, after six volumes had been published, to Gideon B. Smith, who carried it on for four years, and the Publication then fell into the hands of Wm. T. Porter, who carried it on to 1844, when it came to an end.
32. ANDREWS (WILLIAM LORING). An English XIX Century Sportsman, Bibliophile, and Binder of Angling Books. Fine plates, including reproductions of engravings and bindings by Gosden. 8vo, vellum boards, gilt top, uncut. New York, 1906
One of 125 copies.
33. ANNALS OF SPORTING. By Caleb Quizem, Esq., and his various Correspondents. With 29 brilliant colored plates by Rowlandson, Bunbury and Woodward. Post 8vo, full crimson crushed levant morocco, gilt fillet borders with fleurons on corners, gilt back panels, gilt inside borders, gilt top, uncut, with original wrappers bound in. London: Thomas Tegg, 1809 Fine uncut copy of this scarce Sporting work, in a handsome binding, and with the plates in brilliant impressions.
This work is rarely found in complete state, which includes the series of 8 scenes of "The Bailiff's Hunt."
34. ANNALS OF SPORTING AND FANCY GAZETTE. A magazine entirely appropriated to sporting subjects and fancy pursuits: Containing everything worthy of Remark on Hunting, Shooting, Coursing, Racing, Fishing, Cocking, Pugilism, Wrestling, Single Stick, Pedestrianism, Cricket, Billiards,, etc., etc. Illustrated with numerous fine colored plates by Alken, Cruikshank, etc. Also numerous illustrations in black and white. 13 vols., 8vo, contemporary half calf. London, 1822-8
One of the most important sporting books of the early 19th Century, seldom found complete. The last number (June, 1828) is of the greatest rarity and few copies contain it. The above copy is a fine one and contains the June number.
WITH TURNER'S ILLUSTRATIONS
35. [APPERLEY (C. J.).] Remarks on the Condition of Hunters, the Choice of Horses, and their Management, in a series of Familiar Letters, originally published in the Sporting Magazine, between 1822 and 1828. By Nimrod. 8vo, new boards, cloth back, original paper label. In cloth case. London, 1831
FIRST EDITION. Accompanying this text is THE SERIES OF LITHOGRAPHED PLATES: "Turner's Illustrations to Nimrod on the Condition of Hunters." 12 plates, 8vo, original pictorial wrappers. London:
J. McCormick, n. d.
AS THESE PLATES RARELY OCCUR, THE PRESENT COPY IS A MOST DESIRABLE ONE TO POSSESS.
36.  Nimrod's Hunting Tours, interspersed with Characteristic Anecdotes, Sayings and Doings of Sporting Men, including
Notices of the Principal Crack Riders of England, with Analytical
Contents and General Index of Names. To which are added, Nim-
rod's Letters on Riding to Hounds. 2 vols., 12mo, original cloth,
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, and Blanchard, 1836
THE EXTREMELY RARE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, issued the year fol-
37.  Memoirs of the Life of the late John Mytton. By Nim-
rod. With 18 full-page colored plates illustrating scenes in Myt-
ton's life, by Henry Alken and T. J. Rawlins. 8vo, cloth (hinges
repaired), gilt top. In half morocco slip case.
THE RARE SECOND EDITION, reprinted with considerable additions, from
39.  The Chace, the Turf, and the Road. With illustra
tions by Henry Alken, and a portrait by D. Maclise. 8vo, original
40.  Nimrod's Northern Tour, descriptive of the Principal
Hunts in Scotland and the North of England. 8vo, original cloth,
uncut (a little loose in covers).
41.  Sporting. Edited by Nimrod. With engravings and
vignettes illustrative of British Field Sports from pictures painted
by T. Gainsborough, Landseer, Cooper, Hancock, and others. Folio,
cloth, gilt edges (some plates foxed).
Treatment, including Practical Instructions in Horsemanship and
a Treatise on Horse-Dealing. By Nimrod. Full-page plates and
woodcuts by Henry Alken. 12mo, original cloth (slight breaks at
top of back), uncut.
43.  Hunting Reminiscences: Comprising Memoirs of
Masters of Hounds; Notices of Crack Riders; and Characteristics
of the Hunting Countries of England. By Nimrod. Illustrations
by Henry Alken, Wildrake and Henderson. 8vo, cloth, uncut.