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THE OLD FOREST RANGER; or, Wild Sports of India on the Neilgherry Hills, in the Jungles, and on the Plains
London; Jeremiah How, 1845. Second edition. Hardcover, no dj. Top edge gilt. Illustrated. xii+332pp. Half leather. Good condition. Leather a bit worn along the edges and gutters. Owner names penned to ffep and half title. Foxing to endpapers. Some insect nibbling to lower corner of preliminaries to the preface. Foxing to some of the full page illustrations. Otherwise pretty clean. "The kind reception I met with, under the disquise of "The Old Forest Ranger" has encouraged me to reprint , in a connected form, my papers on Indian Field Sports, which have appeared, from time to time, in the pages of the "New Monthly Magazine"." (cfm)
New York; George E. Woodward, 1873. xii+343pp. Harcover, no dj. Very Good condition. Embossed green cloth boards shelfworn, with worn-through fabric at extremities and top of rear gutter. Decorative bookplate on front pastedown, Bookstore embossed stamp to ffep. Internally unmarked and quite clean (very scattered foxing spots). Securely bound. All you needed to know about fishing and hunting in North America in the 19th century, (cfm)
New York; Macmillan and Co., 1896. Hardcover, no dj. xiv+535pp+2pp adverts. Top edge gilt. Ex-library. Two maps in rear pocket are missing. Good+ condition. Gilt decorated blue cloth boards shelfworn with fabric wear at extremities; library number inked to spine. Library markings include sticker on front pastedown, and small stamp to margins of full page illustrations. Foxing through the title page, very little thereafter. Both hinges cracked but pages securely held. Internally quite clean. (cfm)
THIRTY-ONE YEARS ON THE PLAINS AND IN THE MOUNTAINS OR, THE LAST VOICE FROM THE PLAINS. An Authentic Record of a Life Time of Hunting, Trapping, Scouting and Indian Fighting in the Far West
Chicago:Rhodes & McClure Publishing Company. 1901. 586pp+(8)pp ads. Copiously illustrated by H. S DeLay with many reproductions from photographs. Hardcover. Decorated boards lightly shelf-worn and soiled. Page edges soiled. Internally, paper slightly age-toned but aside from an embossed stamp to top outside edge of frontispiece, a very good, clean copy.
THE ARCTIC PRAIRIES. A CANOE-JOURNEY OF 2,000 MILES IN SEARCH OF THE CARIBOU; BEING THE ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE TO THE REGION NORTH F ALYMER LAKE
New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1911. xvi+415pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. In very good condition. Gilt bright on cover but slightly chipped on spine. Light overall shelfwear with several bubbles to cloth on rear board. Several edge points gently bumped. Internally, bookplate to iniside front board but otherwise pages clean and bright. A very good copy.
London:Duckworth and Co. 1914. 304pp. With 136 Illustrations from photographs and 11 maps. 1st edition. Hardcover. Boards lightly soiled and shelfworn, with wear to edges and edgepoints, and some light mottling to boards but heavier on spine strip. Teg. Internally, end-pages are age toned with two previous owners names inked to the 1st free end-page, otherwise a near very good, clean copy.
THE SCI RECORD BOOK OF TROPHY ANIMALS. A book of the Safari Club international awards program containing tabulations of outstanding big game trophies in Africa, Asia, and Europe, North and South America, and Australia and New Zealand.
Tucson, Az. Safari Club International. 1982. 462pp. Illus. Hard cover. Volume 3. Pseud, leather binding. A fine, tight, clean copy. T009.
SHOOTING ON UPLAND, MARSH AND STREAM. A Series of Articles Written by Prominent Sportsmen, Descriptive of Hunting the Upland Birds of America.
Exposing Their Flights, Habits, Resorts, and the Most Successful Manner of Pursuing them with the Gun; And Treating Especially of the Scientific Methods of Shooting Ducks, Prairie Chickens, Grouse, Wild Turkeys, Wild Geese, Wild Oigeions, Snipe, Quail, Woodcock and Plovers. Chicago:Rand McNally and Company. 1890. 473pp + ads. Profusely Illustrated. Hardcover. Red boards lightly rubbed and shelfworn, with wear to all edges and edge points. Internally, pages clean and bright with no previous owners marks or signatures. A very good copy.
(St. Petersburg, Fl):(John T. Ordeman). (1988). No. 16 of 150 deluxe copies, signed by the author with an original drypoint by Schaldach laid in. With Slipcase. 118pp. Illustrated. Three quarter green leather over white cloth. Leather rubbed from in and out of slipcase, otherwise boards are clean and bright. Internally, first and last end-pages very slightly foxed, otherwise pages, and laid in drypoint, clean and bright. Slipcase, still in good condition, but foxed and soiled.
Illus. by Lynn Bogue Hunt. 277 p. Mild shelfwear and front lower corner bumped; foxed on edges and mildly throughout, o/w very good in a fair dj. FB078
New York:G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1910. 1st edition. 399pp. + 4pp. publishers adv. Illustrated. Internally a very good, tight, clean copy. Externally, front binding and spine spotted from possible dampness or foxing. Back binding clean and bright. Except for the latter, a very good copy. Previous owners book-plate inside front binding and signature on first free end-page.
PIPES AND SMOKING CUSTOMS OF THE AMERICAN ABORIGINES BASED ON MATERIAL IN THE U. S. NATIONAL MUSEUM. In Smithsonian Institutions ANNUAL REPORTS, 1897.
Washington:Government Printing Office. 1899. 1021pp. Illustrated. The McGuire essay, pgs. 351-647. Also includes Thomas Wilson's ARROWPOINTS, SPEARHEADS, AND KNIVES OF PREHISTORIC TIMES, pgs. 811-988. Plus (4) other essays. Some very light fixing and light aging of paper; otherwise, a very good, tight, clean, copy.
Cambridge:Printed at the Riverside Press for Private Distribution. 1897. 168pp. 1st edition, number 22 of 100 copies. Illustrated with 31 full page (4 in color) photographs. The red boards are faded and soiled with mottling to outer edges, fading to spine and chipping to the spine label, as well as soiling to the page edges. Internally, the end-pages are lightly age-toned but no previous owners marks or signatures. Aside from an occasional smudge scattered throughout, the pages are clean and bright. The binding is tight and hinges intact. Overall, a very good copy.
HOW TO HUNT AND TRAP, CONTAINING FULL INSTRUCTIOS FOR HUNTING THE BUFFALO, ELK, MOOSE, DEER, ANTELOPE,...... ALSO, THE LOCALITIES WHERE GAME ABOUNDS.
New York:Albert Cogswell, Publisher. 1878. 1st edition. 220pp. + pp. index + pp. publishers advs. Illustrated. Internally front hinge cracked, otherwise, a tight clean copy. Binding worn at edges; ends of spine chipped.
Philadelphia:J. W. Bradley. 1857. 336pp. + 4pp. advs. Wright 11:1179. Eleven hand-colored wood engraved plates. Title-page also hand-colored. Previous owners name on second free end-page. Some light foxing scattered throughout. Externally, original embossed binding with gilt picture of a native American on cover. Covers are quite worn and soiled and spine ends are frayed.
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