Hunting and Trapping on the Upper Magalloway River and Parmachenee Lake:. First Winter in the Wilderness.
Boston, MA: D. Lothrop and Co. 1882. First Edition. Hardcover. A classic of the Maine woods. Overall, a rather handsome copy of this scarce and desirable volume. Light shelf/edge wear, touch of fraying at head and heel, two spots worn through at front hinge, very minor soil marks, small, closed... Item #3635
The Boke of Saint Albans, Containing Treatises on Hawking, Hunting and Cote Armour.
London: Elliot Stock, 1881 . Fascimile Reprint/First Thus. Hardcover. Finely produced facsimile of the edition printed at Saint Albans by the Schoolmaster-Printer in 1486. This work was the earliest British sporting book, a cornerstone to any sporting collection. Overall, a rather handsome copy. Light shelf/edge wear, bottom tips bumped and... Item #6471
Long Beach, CA: Safari Press Inc, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. Sequel to James Mellon's "African Hunter." This large and richly illustrated work includes writings from noted hunters from Southern Africa, East Africa, Central Africa, North Africa and West Africas. A handsome copy. Small bump at top edge of front board... Item #9964
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1938. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a handsome copy. (Siegel 128). Minor shelf/edge wear, spine sunned, gilt toned, ownership plate at front paste-down, light even toning at textblock edge, else tight and clean. Red pebbled cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, color paper onlay at... Item #8090
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1945. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Minor shelf/edge wear, even toning at spine, owner plate at front pastedown, light foxing a plate pages (typical of issue), else tight, bright, and unmarred. Quarterbound, buckram spine, green ink spine label, gilt lettering and decorative elements. 8vo. 187pp. Illus. (b/w..... Item #8310
The Capstick Collector's Library: Special Edition [Complete in 10 Vol.].
New York: Safari Club International/St Martin's Press, 1981-88. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Peter Hathaway Capstick (1940–1996) was an American hunter and author. He was born in New Jersey and educated at the University of Virginia although he was not a graduate. Capstick walked away from a successful Wall Street career shortly..... Item #9954
Kakuli: A Story About Wild Animals, Their Struggle to Survive and the People Who Live Among Them.
Harare, Zimbabwe: CBC Publishing, nd. . First Edition. Hardcover. Arguably the scarcest of Carr's works, particularly in 'Fine' condition. Minimal shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Brown cloth binding, gilt lettering, mounted color plate at front board, printed endpages. 8vo. 176pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Index. Item #9960
Maine Made Guns and Their Makers [New and Enlarged Edition].
Augusta, ME: Maine State Museum Publications, 1997. Second Edition ["New and Enlarged Edition"]. Hardcover. A richly illustrated update to the 1973 classic on the subject. Minimal shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows sunning at spine, else bright and clean. Quarterbound, black cloth spine, yellow paper boards. 4to... Item #9963
The Complete Manual For Young Sportsmen; With Directions For Handling The Gun, The Rifle, And The Rod; The Art Of Shooting On The Wing; The Breaking, Management, And Hunting Of The Dog; The Varieties And Habits Of Game; River, Lake, And Sea Fishing, Etc., Etc., Etc / Prepared for the Instruction and Use of the Youth of America.
New York: Stringer & Townsend, 1856. First Edition. Hardcover. A very handsome copy in fine binding. BAL 8153. Light shelf/edge wear, sunning at spine, rebound, owner plate at front pastedown, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Halfbound, green leather spine and tips, five raised bands, green cloth boards, gilt lettering, marbled... Item #8315
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Stories of trout, salmon, and bass fishing, and ducking hunting on Chesapeake Bay by a renowned sportsman. Light shelf/edge wear, sunning at spine, bump at top edge, ownership plate at front pastedown, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Halfbound, brown leather spine... Item #8316
New York: Nick Lyons Books, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. "Throughout fly-fishing history, says the author in his introduction to this important book, caddisflies have been treated as if they were less important than mayflies. They have been the drab sisters, disparaged or ignored, in the literature. On the stream they... Item #9955
New York: Nick Lyons Books, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. "Throughout fly-fishing history, says the author in his introduction to this important book, caddisflies have been treated as if they were less important than mayflies. They have been the drab sisters, disparaged or ignored, in the literature. On the stream they... Item #9956
Wild Fowl Shooting: Containing Scientific and Practical Descriptions of Wild Fowl, Their Resorts, Habits, Flights and the Most Successful Method of Hunting Them [Fine Binding].
Chicago, IL: Rand McNally, 1888/1890. Early Reprint. Hardcover. A very handsome copy of this authoritative work, which went into several editions in the United States and England. Minor shelf/edge wear, ownership plate at front pastedown, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Quarterbound, black leather spine and tips, five raised bands, gilt... Item #8106
Agoura, CA: Trophy Room Books, 1995. Limited Edition. Hardcover. This volume "covers Ian Manning's life first as a professional game cropping ranger, then as a professional or white hunter, and later as a wildlife biologist. The good country which he traversed includes Zambia, Congo, and Botswana. Through a dazzling and... Item #9957
Wageningen: Prota, 2008. First Edition. Original Wraps. "Plant Resources of Tropical Africa, known by its acronym PROTA, is an international programme concerned with making scientific information about utility plants accessible in Africa, supporting their sustainable use to reduce poverty." Minimal shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Printed wraps. 8vo... Item #9958
Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed; with a Short Account of the Natural History and Habits of the Salmon, Instructions to the Sportsmen, Anecdotes, etc [Fine Binding].
London: John Murray, 1843. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Bound by Zaehnsdorf. Original cloth from boards and spine bound in at rear. Lthographs and wood engravings by L. Haghe, T. Landseer and S. Williams from paintings by Sir David Wilkie, Edwin Landseer, R.A, Charles Landseer, William Simson and Edward Cooke...several wonderfully hand-colored..... Item #8080
Phoenix, AZ: Nitro Express Safaris, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. "If I miss and do not kill, I die. If I succeed, I live to hunt again." The author is a noted game hunter best known for shooting charging animals at close range."Ever since I released what has become the most-watched... Item #9961
Harrisburgh, PA: Stackpole Books, 1979. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Limited facsimile edition, March 1979" as stated, reprint of the 1955 edition. Extensively covers insects of eastern trout waters especially Pennsylvania. A handsome copy. Hint of spotting at top and bottom of text blocks, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Original glassine DJ... Item #9959
New York: Derrydale Press, 1937. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Derrydale's noted work on and about sharks and shark fishing. Light shelf/edge wear, sunned at spine and board edges, chip at head, else tight, bright, or unmarred. Green cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements. 4to. xvi, 189pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index..... Item #8311