Hunting and Fishing

Hunting and Fishing

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Life in the Woods; A Practical Manual of Instruction in the Art of Hunting, Trapping and Fishing  Including Gunning and Rifle Shooting
1 Life in the Woods; A Practical Manual of Instruction in the Art of Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Including Gunning and Rifle Shooting
Chicago Model Publishing Soft Cover Good 
Small booklet featuring 50 engravings -- quite scarce. Condition is sound and readable, but book does show a few issues including a chip to top front corner next to spine, tearing at front cover nexrt to spine at both top and bottom repaired neatly with nonbrowning archival tape, and a few small chips to the bottom of a page. Booklet measures 5-1/2"x 8" and covers all of the items in the title, plus the manufacture and use of traps, snares, nets, baits etc., as well as full instructions for preserving, tanning and dyeing skins and furs. 51 dense pages. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Optics for the Hunter, Barsness, John
2 Barsness, John Optics for the Hunter
Long Beach, California Safari Press 1999 1571571566 / 9781571571564 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Crisp, as new book with no defect of note. No names or writing, no tears or chips, no price-clip, and looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book is illustrated with charts and large black and white photographs. The mission of this book is to instruct hunters before they spend too much money for an inferior optic. Text is divided into three parts: telescopic sights, binocular and scoping sights, and high tech and the past. Book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/4" and has 255 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Traditional Bowhunting Archives, Conrads, T.J. (editor)
3 Conrads, T.J. (editor) Traditional Bowhunting Archives
Compton Traditional Bowhunters 2008 0615192068 / 9780615192062 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No DJ 4to - over 9 
Book is lacking jacket and shows one small crease to upper front corner, but is otherwise clean as a whistle. Pages appear like new. Illustrarted nicely throughout with color photographs. Documentworld record animals and fascinating stories behind the hunts. Covers bear, Americna bison, caribou, cougar, deer, elk, moose, musk ox, pronghorn antelope, Rocky Mountain goat, sheep and turkey. 254 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Tying Small Flies, Engle, Ed
4 Engle, Ed Tying Small Flies
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Stackpole Books 2004 0811700828 / 9780811700825 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Book is clean as a whistle inside and out with no names or wriitng and no bumps to boards. Dustjacket shows no tears or chips and is most handome in brand new mylar cover. Book is beautifully illustrated with full color instructive photographs and a lengthy text which discusses all aspects of small flies, including tying tools, special materials, specific patterns for aquatic insects and other trout foods, general all-purpose flies, tying techniqes and a look at the smallest size 32 flies.Book measures 7-1/2"x9-1/2: and has 231 pages. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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October Fever, Evans, Geroge Bird
5 Evans, Geroge Bird October Fever
Old Hemlock 1989 Limited Edition Hard Cover Fine in VG Slipcase No DJ as Issued SIGNED & Inscribed By Author
Book itseff is in fine condition with no bumps to boards and pristine pages and page edges. Snow white ribbon marker bound in. Includes very good slipcase. Limited Edition of 1230 copies. Book is SIGNED and inscribed by the author thus: "For ----------, There is a kind of time called Indian summer. George Bird Evansa Old Hemlock, 1989 Christmas." Photo illustrated 
Price: 150.00 USD
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6 Faler, Richard E. Bear: Baiting and Trapping Black Bear
Greenville, Pennslylvania Beaver Pond 1993 Soft Cover Very Good 
Crisp, clean book - pages pristine. Small closed tear to bottom front edge only defect. Measures 5-1/2"x8-1/2". Ilustrated with instructive black and white photographs and drawings. Discusses equipment, baiting, setting, maintaining the line and long distance trapping. 86 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Faler, Richard E. The Mink Trapper's Guide
Greenville, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Beaver Pond Publishing 1996 1881399109 / 9781881399100 2nd Revised Edition Soft Cover New 
Crisp, BRAND NEW book. Measures 5-1/2"x8-1/2". Illustrated with black and white photos throughout. The author provides info on the mink and its habits before getting into the art of trapping, including preparing the line, gearing up, set construction, the various types of sets, line management, fur handling, marketing, and references. 240 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Gray's Journal; The Second Collection, Gray, Ed
8 Gray, Ed Gray's Journal; The Second Collection
South Hamilton, Massachusetts Gray's Sporting Journal 1984 Limited Edition Hard Cover Fine No DJ, as Issued Buzzelli, Russell SIGNED by Author
Very fine condition SIGNED without inscription by author. Print run limited ro only 2000 copies of which this is #1202.. Illustrated throughout with black and white art. First person accounts of the author's experience in field and stream. 79 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Harding. A.R. 3001 Questions and Answers
U.S.A. Fur Fish Game 0936622229 / 9780936622224 Reprint Soft Cover Near Fine 
Very nice, clean book. Facsimile reprint of unknown origin. Pictorial face -- no reprint date. Small sized at 4-1/2"x6-1/4". Classic book on the subject of hunting, trapping, camping and other outdoor pursuits. Title is a bit misleading, as material is not presented in a question and answer format, but rather as an encyclopedia covering animals, birds, baits, boats, camping, hunting dogs, fishing, hunting, fur farming, guns and ammo, medicinal plants, trapping, taxidermy and more. 295 pages. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Sixty Years of Sporting (SIGNED Limited Edition), Kromer, Ray
10 Kromer, Ray Sixty Years of Sporting (SIGNED Limited Edition)
Cleveland, Ohio K-Way Press 1981 First Edition Hard Cover Fine in Fine Slipcase No DJ, as Issued 
Very attractive book which recounts six decades of outdoor sporting replete with black and white photographs. It's clean and beatiful with gilt edges on all three sides, a brown ribbon bookmark bound-in, a handsome gilt elephant on the front cover and a clean sturdy slipcase. Book is also SIGNED by author and is part of a limited edition of 1250 copies of which this is #1,075. The author's love for hunting and fishing began in his youth and continued throughout his life. Among trips his many adventures are hunting trips to Africa, British Columbia, Australia, New Zealand, Alaska and many more, plus fishing expeditions to Canada and Hawaii. Nice memoir.308 pages. With slipcase measures 6-1/2" x 10". 
Price: 54.00 USD
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Spinners (SIGNED), Nemes, Sylvester
11 Nemes, Sylvester Spinners (SIGNED)
Bozeman, Montana Self-published 1995 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine SIGNED by Author
Crisp, as new book -- no names or writing, no tears or chips, no bumps to boards. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Has not been price-clipped and is SIGNED without inscription by the author who studied spinners in the fertile trout areas of Montana, Michigan, Idaho and Yellowstone Park. From the smallest Trico to the enormous Michigan Hexagenia, all the spinners covered in the book are easy to tie. 155 pages. Indexed. This is the autor's first book -- we also have a fine copy of his later The Soft-Hackled Fly and Tiny Soft Hackles. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Soft-Hackled Fly and Tiny Soft Hackles; A Trout Fisherman's Guide, Nemes, Sylvester
12 Nemes, Sylvester The Soft-Hackled Fly and Tiny Soft Hackles; A Trout Fisherman's Guide
Mechanicsburg, PA Stackpole Books 2006 0811701514 / 9780811701518 Second Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Crisp, clean, as new book with no names or writing, no tear or chips and no bumps to boards. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover.Illsutrated with borth color and instructional black and white photographs. The first edition of this book was released in 1975 -- this second edition has eleven new chapters and the addition of the color photos. 221 pages. Indexed. We also have available a first edition SIGNED copy of Nemes' book Spinners, also in like new condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Hunting Expeditions of Oliver Hazard Perry: As Recorded in the Diaries Kept from 1836 Through 1855 by Oliver Hazard Perry of Cleveland, Ohio, Perry, Oliver Hazard
13 Perry, Oliver Hazard Hunting Expeditions of Oliver Hazard Perry: As Recorded in the Diaries Kept from 1836 Through 1855 by Oliver Hazard Perry of Cleveland, Ohio
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Saint Hubert's Press 1995 0963309420 / 9780963309426 First Printing Stated Hard Cover Fine No DJ, as Issued 
Crisp, clean book with a tight ibinding, pristine in brown cloth boards, and heaviliy decorated with gilt at face and spine, including a likeness of Perry at front. Decorative endpapers and a black and white photo of a young Perry at frontis. Text originally published in a very limited number for Perry's friends in 1899. Nicely illustrated. 299 pages. The pubklisher's busienss card is laid-in. Book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/2". 
Price: 110.00 USD
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Life Histories of African Game Animals (2 Volume Set), Roosevelt, Theodore
14 Roosevelt, Theodore Life Histories of African Game Animals (2 Volume Set)
Birmingham, Alabama Palladium Press 2000 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine No DJ, as Issued 
Very nice quality set in near fine condition, bound in leather with raised bands on spine, paisley endpapers and gilt page edges on all three sides. Printed from the original 1914 edition. Books measure 6-1/4"x9-1/4" and have 798 pages collectively. Volume II is without fault and Volume I nearly so -- just one small knick to gilt on side edge. Other pristine inside and out. Books are illustrated with maps and photographs. Privately printed for the Theodore Roosevelt Classics Library. Other titles available. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter, Roosevelt, Theodore
15 Roosevelt, Theodore Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter
Birmingham, Alabama Palladium Press 1999 Reprint Hard Cover Fine No DJ, as Issued 
Very nice quality book in fine condition, bound in leather with raised bands on spine, paisley endpapers and gilt page edges on all three sides. Printed from the original 1905 edition. Measures 6-1/4"x9-1/4" and has 369 pages. Only fault -- and it's a small one -- is a blank bookplate affixed to front pastedown decorated with an appropriate lion! Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs in full page format. Among the many animals hunted were cougar, bear, whiretail deer, Rocky Mountain mule-deer, mountain sheep, round-horned elk and more. Hunting adventures galore! Other titles from this collection are available in the same binding 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Path to Enchantment; An Artist in the Sonoran Desert, Schaldach, William J.
16 Schaldach, William J. Path to Enchantment; An Artist in the Sonoran Desert
New York Macmillan 1963 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No DJ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall SIGNED & Inscribed By Author
Very nice clean book lacking its dustjacket, but very attractive inside and out with no foxing and no names or writing other than that of author who SIGNED and inscribed it thus: "To ---- from Mom and Dad with all good wishes from the author, William J. Schaldach, Tubac, Arizona, April 6, 1964." Book is oversized at 9"x11-1/4" and illustrated throughout with drawings of the flora and fauna of the Sonoran Desert. Text is a pleasure to read with anecdotes woven into the natural history of the Sonoran Desert. Is also of interest to sportsmen 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Hunting in the Great West (Rustlings in the Rockies);  Hunting and Fishing By Mountain and Stream (1909 SIGNED by Author), Shields, G.O.
17 Shields, G.O. Hunting in the Great West (Rustlings in the Rockies); Hunting and Fishing By Mountain and Stream (1909 SIGNED by Author)
Chicago M.A. Donohue & Company 1906 Fifth Edition Hard Cover Very Good No DJ 
Handsome book, the cover of which reads Fireside Henty Series. However, the actual title above is seen on the title page. The book is clean inside and out and SIGNED lavishly by the author on the front free endpaper thus: "To my freind, Harry Leighton, with compliments of the author. G.O. Shields, August 14, 1906." Page edges are green on all three sides. Only top one shows a small light spot. Book is illustrated with 19 black and white images and has been collated -- all are present. 306 pages, pllus ads at back for other books. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Extracts From the Diary of A Huntsman, Smith, Thomas
18 Smith, Thomas Extracts From the Diary of A Huntsman
London Edward Arnold and Company 1921 New Edition of 1921 Hard Cover Very Good No DJ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
This was a new editionin 1921 with color plates like that of Herring, Wolstonholme, and Pollard and with an introduction by Lord Willoughby De Broke. The original book debuted in the second year of the Reign of Queen Victoria. The author, Thomas Smith, shortened the narrative but continues to cover these topics: the huntsman, the whipper-in, the sportsman, huntsman's language, hunting terms, fox hounds, the fox, keepers, stables and kennels. Along with an itneresting text there are 10 stunning color plates throughout. Book measures 8" x 10-1/2" and has 158 pages. It's clean and tightly bound, but isn't perfect. There's a dark area to the back board and toning to front endpapers (see photos). There's also a tiny bit of color loss at lower edge of spine. Overall thogh it's lovely and pages were neatly opened by previous owner. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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19 Various Authors Hunter's Information Series 11 Volumes
Minneapolis, MN North American Hunting Club Hard Cover Very Good No DJ, as Issued 
Great set, each title a stand-alone. Brown leatherette boards are most handsomely printed in gilt at face and spine. Attractive brown and white or blue and white print endpapers. Each book measures 6"x9-1/4". No names or writing. Two volumes show a few very small dots of foxing at front, the rest pristine. Titles and authors include: Modern Bird Hunting by Bill Miller and Tony Caligiuri; Hunting Trophy Black Bear by Richard P. Smith; High Country Hunting by Lloyd Bare; The Hunter's Rifle by Clay Harvey;Turkey Hunting Tactics by John E. Phillips; Complete Bowhunting by Glenn Hegleland; Modern Waterfowl Hunting by Monte Burch; Mastering Muledeer by Wayne Van Zwoll; Hunting North America's Big Bear by J. Wayne Fears; North American Hunting Adventures by various authors; and Guides' Tales of Adventure by various authors. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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