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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 a... 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, ... View more info

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Man-Eaters of Kumaon

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

Price: $25.00

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 ... View more info

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Man-Eaters of Kumaon

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

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1946

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2272423

Condition: Very Good


Front jacket flap torn most of the way along hinge, jacket edges heavily rubbed with multiple chips and tears. Bookplate on front paste-down 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 c... View more info

Hunter's Choice : True Stories of African Adventure

By: Lake, Alexander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1659141

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Jacket rubbed with small chip from spine base. 1954 Hard Cover. 254 pp. True stories from a legendary big-game hunter. View more info

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Sashino

By: Siemel, Jr., Sasha; O'Brien, Jr., Edward

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1965

Seller ID: 2202786

Condition: Very Good


Spine and page ridges lightly foxed, pages toned. 1965 Hard Cover. ix, 165 pp. The exciting adventure of a boy's pursuit of jaguars in the jungles of Brazil.Keywords: SASHA SIEMEL EDWARD O'BRIEN JR SASHINO JAGUARS JUNGLE BRAZIL ANIMALS BIOGRAPHY ADVENTURE HUNTING SPORT 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. Starbuc... View more info