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Modern Mechanix and Inventions, April 1935, Volume XIII, Number 6

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204987

Condition: Good


One inch tear to spine head, ink name, pages toned. 1935 Stapled Binding. 154 pp. CONTENTS: Building Stratosphere Air-Liners, by Allan Lockheed; Knock Down Monuments with Feathers, by Nic Sprank in Oddities of Science; American Railroads Challenge Speed Records; Racing Time for News Scoops, by Robert L. Frey; How I Judge Championship Fights, by General J.V. Clinnin; Get Cash for Puzzle Solutions - Furniture Contest Winners Get $125.00; Electrical City Built Without Chimneys, by Grace Kirkpatrick; How to Stain Your Microscope Slides, by Julian D. Corrington; Clipping Dollars from Auto Running E... View more info

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Eben Holden's Last Day A-Fishing

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202227

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, ink name to front endpaper, pages toned. 1907 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 60 pp. Excerpt from Eben Holden's Last Day A-Fishing 'Always, when our train went roaring into the quiet village, we used to look out of the car-window down across the river and a smooth stretch of fields into the edge of the little town. At a small, familiar opening in the shade trees, almost half a mile from the train, we never failed to see the ?icker of a white handkerchief. It signaled their welcome. And then - well, I doubt if any one may have in this w... View more info

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A Thousand Deer: Four Generations of Hunting and the Hill Country

By: Bass, Rick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2279908

ISBN: 0292756283

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. Award ceremony program laid in. An exceptional copy. 2013 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. In November, countless families across Texas head out for the annual deer hunt, a ritual that spans generations, ethnicities, socioeconomics, and gender as perhaps no other cultural experience in the state. Rick Bass's family has returned to the same hardscrabble piece of land in the Hill Country—the Deer Pasture—for more than seventy-five years. In A Thousand Deer, Bass walks the Deer Pasture again in memory and stories, tallying up what hunting there has ... View more info

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Hawking or Faulconry [Falconry]

By: Blome, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Thames Valley Press: 1971

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 2288971

ISBN: 0900294043

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1971 Hard Cover. xxxii, 123 pp. Modern facsimile of 1929 edition. Includes fold-out engraving. Falconers will welcome the reappearance of this scarce treatise on seventeenth-century hawking. View more info

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Sportsmen's Encyclopedia

By: Bruette, William A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Forest and Stream Publishing Co.: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203179

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Previous owner's name (Addison P. Wilbur) stamped in gilt on front board. Minor loss from spine foot, page ridge lightly foxed. 1923 Hard Cover. 105, 41, 23, 71, 56, 23 pp. A collection of writings on sporting, compiled by the editor of Forest and Stream, a periodical focusing on outdoorsmanship. Forest and Stream was first printed in 1873 and continued publication through 1930, featuring writings by Nessmuk (George W. Sears) popularizing canoeing, advocating for conservation, and contributing to the foundation of the National Audubon Society and the national park system. Includ... View more info

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Fresh and Salt Water Spinning (The Barnes Sports Library)

By: Burns, Eugene

Price: $12.00

Publisher: A. S. Barnes and Company: 1952

Seller ID: 2294920

Condition: Very Good


Small chips to jacket spine head and jacket spine base, jacket edges rubbed, front jacket flap price-clipped with price intact. 1952 Large Hardcover. 96 pp. Photographs by Clyde Childress. ...the book explains the sport of spinning and tells why spinning with fine tackle produces bigger fish. CONTENTS: Part I. Equipment--Spinning Reels, Spinning Rods, Spinning Lines, Productive Lures; Part II. Technique--How to Cast, Retrieve, Spin on a Stream, Spin on a Lake, Spin in Salt Water, Spin with a Bubble, Tie the Strongest Knots for Spinning; Part III. Fishing Trophy Fish; Part IV. How to Build a Sp... View more info

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Observations on Fox-Hunting

By: Colonel Cook; Wolstenholme, Alken and Others; de Broke, Lord Willoughby

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold and Co.: 1922

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2206358

Condition: Good


First thus, adding color plates to the first work published in 1826. Spine slightly cocked, light scratches to rear board, ink stamp and ink name. 1922 Hard Cover. xv, 144 pp. The work that is now placed in our hands is but little known to the present generation, though a modern Master of Foxhounds would do well to follow every word of advice it contains. The author himself was M.F.H. and carried the horn at the beginning of the last century. A study of his remarkably sound treatise on Foxhunting leaves us with the reflection that the essentials of the sport have changed but slightly since the... View more info

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The Border and the Buffalo: An Untold Story of the Southwest Plains - The Bloody Border of Missouri and Kansas. The Story of the Slaughter of the Buffalo. Westward among the Big Game and Wild Tribes. A Story of Mountain and Plain

By: Cook, John R.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Crane & Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2187942

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge of rear board faintly stained, bottom corner lightly bumped causing 1/2 inch tear to cloth revealing board beneath. 1907 Hard Cover. xii, 351 pp. 8vo. Howes C730. A firsthand account of life on the American plains, specifically treating conflict with Native Americans ('Kiowas, Comanches, and Staked Plains Apaches') in Missouri and Kansas, and the rampant hunting of buffalo which led to their near-extinction. The first chapter also deals with the author's youth in Kansas, and provides his memories of time served as a Confederate soldier in the American Civil War, and com... View more info

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Man-Eaters of Kumaon

By: Corbett, Jim; Hallett, Maurice; Lord Linlithgow

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1946

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2261075

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Lacks jacket. 1946 Hard Cover. xix, 235 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett, preface by Lord Linlithgow. Black-and-white photographs, map of man-eater territory in the Kumaon Division of the United Provinces on endpapers. Jim Corbett's own story of his experiences with the man-eating tigers of Kumaon. To the excitement of the chase and the kill, which Lieutenant-Colonel Corbett imparts in a simple and direct but vivid and dramatic style, is added a picture of jungle life that is rare in the history of literature of this kind. His love of nature, his knowledge o... View more info

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Man-Eaters of Kumaon

By: Corbett, Jim; Hallett, Maurice; Lord Linlithgow

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1946

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2265407

Condition: Good


6th printing. Lacks jacket. Boards lightly soiled, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1946 Hard Cover. xix, 235 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett, preface by Lord Linlithgow. Black-and-white photographs, map of man-eater territory in the Kumaon Division of the United Provinces on endpapers. Jim Corbett's own story of his experiences with the man-eating tigers of Kumaon. To the excitement of the chase and the kill, which Lieutenant-Colonel Corbett imparts in a simple and direct but vivid and dramatic style, is added a picture of jungle life that is rare in the history of literature... View more info

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Chronicles of a Second African Trip

By: Eastman, George; Cameron, Kenneth M.; Mandala, Elias

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201442

ISBN: 0961082410

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1987 Hard Cover. xxv, [1], 89, [5] pp. 8vo. A follow-up volume to Eastman's popular account of an African safari, compiled from a collection of letters related to his second trip to Africa in 1928. Foreword by Elias Mandala, introduction by Kenneth M. Cameron. Illustrated with photographs by Eastman and fellow adventurer Martin Johnson. George Eastman (July 12, 1854 - March 14, 1932) founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. The roll film was also the basis for the invention of the mot... View more info

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Chronicles of a Second African Trip

By: Eastman, George; Cameron, Kenneth M.; Mandala, Elias

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203611

ISBN: 0961082410

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. University of Rochester bookplate on front flyleaf reads 'In Celebration of Janis F. and James S. Gleason upon Receiving the Outstanding Philanthropist Award, National Philanthropy Day, November 18, 2003'. 1987 Hard Cover. xxv, [1], 89, [5] pp. 8vo. A follow-up volume to Eastman's popular account of an African safari, compiled from a collection of letters related to his second trip to Africa in 1928. Foreword by Elias Mandala, introduction by Kenneth M. Cameron. Illustrated with photographs by Eastman and fellow adventurer Martin Johnson. George Ea... View more info

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Chronicles of a Second African Trip

By: Eastman, George; Cameron, Kenneth M.; Mandala, Elias

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278774

ISBN: 0961082410

Condition: Near Fine


1987 Hard Cover. xxv, [1], 89, [5] pp. 8vo. A follow-up volume to Eastman's popular account of an African safari, compiled from a collection of letters related to his second trip to Africa in 1928. Foreword by Elias Mandala, introduction by Kenneth M. Cameron. Illustrated with photographs by Eastman and fellow adventurer Martin Johnson. George Eastman (July 12, 1854 - March 14, 1932) founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. The roll film was also the basis for the invention of the motion picture film in 1888 by world's first film... View more info

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The Great Book of Wildfowl Decoys

By: Engers, Joe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thunder Bay: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275623

ISBN: 0934429758

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Light general wear. 1990 Large Hardcover. 320 pp. A huge, oversize, fully illustrated look at an American folk-art treasure, complete with hundreds of lavish full-color photographs. View more info

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The Complete Manual for Young Sportsmen (Westvaco's American Classics Series)

By: Forester, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Westvaco: 1993

Seller ID: 2299599

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's slipcase included. Slipcase edge faded. 1993 Hard Cover. 282 pp. Publisher's slipcase included. CONTENTS: The Art of the Gun; The Art of the Dog; The Field; River Fish and Fishing; Bait Fishing; Natural and Artificial Fly-Fishing; Sea-Fishing; The Art of Cooking; Westvaco's American Classics Series; List of Illustrations; Colophon. View more info

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Valley Horses, Volume II [2]

By: Kelley, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sandres Newspapers: 1985

Seller ID: 2275138

Condition: Near Fine


Faint smudge on rear wrapper. 1985 Stapled Binding. 59 pp. A second book about and for those who love Fox Hunting in the Genesee Valley. View more info

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Valley Horses

By: Kelley, Michael Mike

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Livingston Republic, Inc.: 1975

Seller ID: 2275137

Condition: Very Good


Pencil mark on front wrapper, pencil scribbles on last page. 1975 Stapled Binding. 133 pp. A book about and for those who love Fox Hunting in the Genesee Valley. View more info

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The Isle of Long Ago: Sporting Days

By: Kent, Edwin C.; Lee, W. Creighton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1933

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2092787

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #18 of 1000 copies, hand-numbered in ink on colophon. Spine & edges toned. 1933 Hard Cover. xii, 194 pp. 8vo. Photographic frontispiece, etched plate by W.J. Schaldach. An account of upland game bird shooting, detailing hunts for woodcock, wild fowl, ruffed grouse, and quail. Also includes sections on Tuxedo Park, salmon fishing, and trips to Florida and other locales. View more info

Image for Wild Fowl Shooting, Containing Scientific and Practical Descriptions of Wild Fowl: Their Resorts, Habits, Flights, and the Most Successful Method of Hunting Them. Treating of the Selection of Guns for Wild Fowl Shooting; How to Load, Aim, and to Use Them Successfully; Decoys, and the Proper Manner of Using Them; Blinds, How and Where to Construct Them; Boats, How to Build and Use Them Scientifically; Retrievers, Their Characteristics, How to Select, and How to Train Them.

Wild Fowl Shooting, Containing Scientific and Practical Descriptions of Wild Fowl: Their Resorts, Habits, Flights, and the Most Successful Method of Hunting Them. Treating of the Selection of Guns for Wild Fowl Shooting; How to Load, Aim, and to Use Them Successfully; Decoys, and the Proper Manner of Using Them; Blinds, How and Where to Construct Them; Boats, How to Build and Use Them Scientifically; Retrievers, Their Characteristics, How to Select, and How to Train Them.

By: Leffingwell, William Bruce

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260762

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, an apparent variant with darker cloth and no ads following text. Rear endpapers lightly foxed. 1888 Hard Cover. 373 pp. 8vo. A guide to hunting wild fowl, with chapters dedicated to numerous species, illustrated with black-and-white photographs. View more info

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Outdoorsman's Handbook

By: Ormond, Clyde

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Outdoor Life / E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1976

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2198795

Condition: Very Good


7th printing. Pages lightly foxed. Jacket lightly toned, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1976 Hard Cover. xli, 336 pp. Edited by Henry Gross. Illustrated by Nicholas Amorosi. The tips, techniques, and projects in this book will teach the reader to use his head and his hands in the woods, to adapt to the outdoors and derive from it the necessities of life, and to use the simplest man-made products as aids in meeting its challenges. The book is divided into eight parts: Hunting How-To; Fishing How-To; Camping How-To; Cooking How-To; Hiking and Backpacking How-To; Photography How-To; Horses and Hors... View more info

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Game Birds and Game Bird Shooting (Popular Edition)

By: Pollard, Hugh B.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1936

Seller ID: 1890738

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine book in fair jacket. Ink name & date on front endpaper, jacket well worn (rubbed with significant loss from corners). 1936 Hard Cover. xv, 284 pp. Printed on laid paper. Includes six color plates from watercolors by Philip Rickman, and eight plates from photographs. A manual on rearing, preservation, and shooting of game birds by the English sportsman and shooting editor of Country Life. View more info

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African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist

By: Roosevelt, Theodore

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1910

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2291428

Condition: Good


First thus (W.B. Conkey seal on copyright). Hinges loosening, edges rubbed, pencil gift note and ink date on front endpapers. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, 583 pp. Original olive cloth, gilt titles, safari scene on front board depicting a herd of elephants. One of two binding variants printed by Scribner's in 1910, this often referred to as the Subscriber's Edition, which contains many more illustrations than the simultaneously issued trade edition (over 200, versus 50). Illustrations from photographs by Kermit Roosevelt and drawings by Philip R. Goodwin... View more info

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Game Birds of North America (An Outdoor Life Book)

By: Rue, Leonard Lee, III

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265089

ISBN: 0060137142

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Half-inch tear along top edge of jacket front, jacket faintly toned. Page ridges faintly foxed. 1973 Large Hardcover. x, 490 pp. Giant full-page and double page reproductions in vivid color show many birds in their natural habitats. View more info

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Fishing in American Waters. A New Edition, Containing Parts Six and Seven, On Southern and Miscellaneous Fishes.

By: Scott, Genio C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The American News Company: 1875

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2208363

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Fore edge corners exposed, otherwise excellent - binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. 1875 Hard Cover. xiv, 539 pp. 4-page publisher ad follows text. 8vo. Engraved illustrations throughout. An updated version of the work originally published in 1869. This edition adds sections on southern and miscellaneous fishes, comprising nearly 90 pages. The text discusses both rod and line fishing and fly-fishing, as well as commercial fisheries, fish culture throughout history, and ichthyology. An appendix provides ideas for cooking in the wilderness or on the water, and even mixing c... View more info

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Morning Flight: A Book of Wildfowl

By: Scott, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Country life Limited: 1946

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2277969

Condition: Very Good


Eighth printing. No jacket, page ridges very faintly foxed, ink name on front endpaper. 1946 Large Hardcover. xiii, 137 pp. Written and illustrated by Peter Scott. This is a book of pictures. What is written is about the wild geese and ducks and the adventures I have had in a few short years of shooting, catching, taming, photographing, filming and painting the most wonderful birds that fly. View more info

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Hunting in the Arctic and Alaska

By: Scull, E. Marshall

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company: 1915

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2302236

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Two light spots on front board. 1915 Hard Cover. 304 pp. 8vo. Frontispiece of polar bear, map superimposing Alaska over continental precedes text, black-and-white photographic plates and maps throughout text. A firsthand account of hunting in the Yukon and the Kenai hunting grounds for sheep and moose, sailing the Bering Sea, hunting sheep in Asia and Siberia. Register of game follows text. View more info

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Tranquillity; Tranquillity Revisited; Tranquillity Regained

By: Sheldon, Harold P.; Buckingham, Nash

Price: $60.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes and Company:

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2266484

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 5000 copies. Includes publisher's slipcase. Ink name on front endpaper of each volume, slipcase lightly rubbed. Reissues of the extremely popular accounts of hunting and fishing in New England, Tranquillity and Tranquillity Revisited, together with a new installment entitled Tranquillity Regained, published here for the first time. Includes an introduction by Nash Buckingham and illustrations by Arthur D. Fuller. View more info

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History of the American Whale Fishery from its Earliest Inception to the Year 1876, in Two Volumes [Whaling]

By: Starbuck, Alexander; Sherman, Stuart C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Argosy-Antiquarian Ltd.: 1964

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2051968

Condition: Near Fine


Lacks slipcase. Two tiny spots on spine of first volume, spines lightly toned. 1964 Hard Cover. vii, 407; 408-779 pp. 8vo. 1964 reissue of the work originally published in Part IV of the Report of the U.S. Commission on Fish and Fisheries, Washington, 1878. An edition was also issued privately by the author in the same year. This limited edition of 750 copies includes a new introduction by Stuart C. Sherman. Photographic frontispiece of author, maps on endpapers. Starbuck also wrote a history of Nantucket (not included here), which was an important hub for the whaling industry. Can we also tak... View more info

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The Last Pool: Upstream and Down, and Big Stony

By: Walden, Howard T.; Weiler, Milton C.; Hackle, Sparse Grey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 1972

Seller ID: 2202194

ISBN: 0517500353

Condition: Very Good


Faint stain to bottom edge of front and rear boards, light brown stain to front bottom board edges, top page ridge lightly foxed. Front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket lightly toned. 1972 Hard Cover. xiv, 297 pp. Howard Walden's two classics, Upstream and Down and the fictional Big Stony, movingly record a fisherman's life and dreams. ...Everywhere in these two books there is a rare reverence for nature--for clear rivers and solitude and quick trout, for all those deep qualities of heart and mind that woods and waters evoke. ...Now both of these classics, with several fine additions, are con... View more info