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Image for Life in the Woods; A Practical Manual of Instruction in the Art of Hunting, Trapping and Fishing  Including Gunning and Rifle Shooting

Life in the Woods; A Practical Manual of Instruction in the Art of Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Including Gunning and Rifle Shooting

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Model Publishing:

Seller ID: 23093

Condition: 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., a... View more info

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Optics for the Hunter

By: Barsness, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Long Beach, California, Safari Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27876

ISBN: 1571571566

Condition: 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 25... View more info

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Traditional Bowhunting Archives

By: Conrads, T.J. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Compton Traditional Bowhunters: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22011

ISBN: 0615192068

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Tying Small Flies

By: Engle, Ed

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Stackpole Books: 2004

Seller ID: 25693

ISBN: 0811700828

Condition: Very Good


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 smal... View more info

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October Fever

By: Evans, Geroge Bird

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Old Hemlock: 1989

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 25674

Condition: Fine in VG Slipcase


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 View more info

The Mink Trapper's Guide

By: Faler, Richard E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Greenville, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Beaver Pond Publishing: 1996

Edition: 2nd Revised Edition

Seller ID: 19685

ISBN: 1881399109

Condition: 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. View more info

Bear: Baiting and Trapping Black Bear

By: Faler, Richard E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Greenville, Pennslylvania, Beaver Pond: 1993

Seller ID: 19749

Condition: 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. View more info

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Gray's Journal; The Second Collection

By: Gray, Ed

Price: $25.00

Publisher: South Hamilton, Massachusetts, Gray's Sporting Journal: 1984

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 25439

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

3001 Questions and Answers

By: Harding. A.R.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Fur Fish Game:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 20511

ISBN: 0936622229

Condition: 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, t... View more info

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Sixty Years of Sporting (SIGNED Limited Edition)

By: Kromer, Ray

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, K-Way Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28029

Condition: Fine in Fine Slipcase


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... View more info

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Spinners (SIGNED)

By: Nemes, Sylvester

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bozeman, Montana, Self-published: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 25681A

Condition: Fine


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 ... View more info

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The Soft-Hackled Fly and Tiny Soft Hackles; A Trout Fisherman's Guide

By: Nemes, Sylvester

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 2006

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 25682A

ISBN: 0811701514

Condition: 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 condi... View more info

Image for Hunting Expeditions of Oliver Hazard Perry: As Recorded in the Diaries Kept from 1836 Through 1855 by Oliver Hazard Perry of Cleveland, Ohio

Hunting Expeditions of Oliver Hazard Perry: As Recorded in the Diaries Kept from 1836 Through 1855 by Oliver Hazard Perry of Cleveland, Ohio

By: Perry, Oliver Hazard

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Saint Hubert's Press: 1995

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 23473

ISBN: 0963309420

Condition: Fine


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". View more info

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Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter

By: Roosevelt, Theodore

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama, Palladium Press: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 27229

Condition: Fine


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,... View more info

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Life Histories of African Game Animals (2 Volume Set)

By: Roosevelt, Theodore

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama, Palladium Press: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 27232

Condition: Near Fine


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 Roosev... View more info

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Path to Enchantment; An Artist in the Sonoran Desert

By: Schaldach, William J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1963

Edition: Stated First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 27222TB

Condition: Very Good


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 anecdote... View more info

Image for Hunting in the Great West (Rustlings in the Rockies);  Hunting and Fishing By Mountain and Stream (1909 SIGNED by Author)

Hunting in the Great West (Rustlings in the Rockies); Hunting and Fishing By Mountain and Stream (1909 SIGNED by Author)

By: Shields, G.O.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Chicago, M.A. Donohue & Company: 1906

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 26045

Condition: Very Good


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 -- ... View more info

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Extracts From the Diary of A Huntsman

By: Smith, Thomas

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold and Company: 1921

Edition: New Edition of 1921

Seller ID: 28278

Condition: Very Good


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 itneres... View more info

Hunter's Information Series 11 Volumes

By: Various Authors

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, North American Hunting Club:

Seller ID: 18817

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info