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Image for Modern Mechanix and Inventions, March 1935, Volume XIII, Number 5

Modern Mechanix and Inventions, March 1935, Volume XIII, Number 5

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204719


One inch by one inch chip to top right corner of front wrapper, wrappers rubbed, pages toned. 1935 Soft Cover. 146 pp. In this issue: Taxi Plane for Non-Stop Air Liners, - David Sarnoff, RCA President, Predicts TELEVISION WILL CARRY the MAILS. Great articles plus vintage advertisements including Harley Davidson. CONTENTS: Stout Produces First Rear Engine Auto; Television Will Carry the Mails, by David Sarnoff--President R.C.A.; World's Longest Bridges Span San Franci... View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204987


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 Chimn... View more info

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English Hunting Scenes: Six Collectors Color Prints for Framing (Abrams Art Prints)

By: Alken, H.; Morris, Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.:

Seller ID: 1905637


Portfolio edges lightly rubbed & toned, rear panel of sleeve lightly soiled, tiny nick to edge of first print (which will be hidden if framed). No date, circa 1965. Six color prints in original publisher's sleeve, each depicting English hunting scenes from the era of horses and hounds. Reproduced from early prints. View more info

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Eben Holden's Last Day A-Fishing

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202227


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... View more info

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Birds That Hunt and Are Hunted: Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Waterfowls

By: Blanchan, Neltje; Shields, G.O. (Coquina)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1902

Seller ID: 1524930


Boards rubbed and faintly stained, leather spine label drying with some loss. 1902 Large Hardcover. 358 pp. 10 x 7 1/2. 48 color plates. CONTENTS: Introduction; Preface; List of Colored Plates; Part I. Waterbirds; Part II. Wading Birds; Part III. Gallinaceous Game Birds; Part IV. Birds of Prey; Index. View more info

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Sportsmen's Encyclopedia

By: Bruette, William A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Forest and Stream Publishing Co.: 1923

Seller ID: 2203179


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 conserv... View more info

O.L. Butcher's Trapping Supplies, Season 1939-40

By: Butcher, O.L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: O.L. Butcher: 1940

Seller ID: 2208478


Original order envelope laid in. Light stains to wrappers and pages. 1940 Stapled Binding. 18 pp. Butcher was inducted into the National Trappers Association Hall of fame in 1993. Topics include the history of O.L. Butcher's animal lures, prices and descriptions of O.L. Butcher's animal lures, traps and snares, trappers' equipment such as axes, knives, trowels, and tags, snowshoes, and more. KEYWORDS: OL O L BUTCHER TRAPPING SUPPLIES TRAPPERS ANIMALS SPORTS ENTERTAINMEN... View more info

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Wing Shooting in New Zealand: Pheasant, Quail, Partridge, Duck and Goose [Wingshooting]

By: Byrne, Jack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: A.H. & A.W. Reed Ltd: 1982

Seller ID: 1504293


Ink gift note on front endpaper, jacket spine faded. Very Good. 1982 Large Hardcover. viii, 152 pp. Black & white photographs. Upland hunting is an American term for a form of bird hunting in which the hunter pursues upland birds including quail, pheasant, grouse, prairie chicken, chukar, grey partridge, and others. Upland birds tend to be found on the ground in heavy cover, so hunters generally employ the use of gun dogs to locate and retrieve game. Depending upon their... View more info

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Observations on Fox-Hunting

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

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold and Co.: 1922

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2206358


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 so... View more info

Image for 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

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


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


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


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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First Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests of the State of New York

By: Davis, Barnetd H.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co: 1896

Seller ID: 2263681


Spine slightly cocked, a few light spots on boards, edges lightly rubbed, ink stamps on front endpapers. 1896 Large Hardcover. iv, 376 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Report of Commissioners: Purchase of Lands, Financial Report, Summary of Disbursements, Account of Fines and Penalties, Account of Net Licenses, Oyster Franchise and Lease Account, Report of the Shellfish Commissioner, Report of the Superintendent of Hatcheries; Food for Fishes; Commercial Fisheries of the Interior ... View more info

State of New York Fish and Game Law Syllabus 1945

By: Duryea, Perry B.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Holling Press: 1945

Seller ID: 1309723


Pages toned. 1945 Soft Cover. Stapled binding. 23 pp. CONTENTS: Issue and the Problem of Better Hunting and Fishing; Post-War Plans For Hunters; Post-War For Fisherman; Game Laws, Deer, Bear, Small Game; Game Birds; Game General Relations; Deer Regulations; Fish Laws; Fish -- General Regulations; Other Protection for Waters; Did You Know that New York State Has... View more info

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The Breech-Loader and How to Use It, with Notes on Rifles

By: Greener, W.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company, Limited: 1899

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2200881


Eighth edition. Boards rubbed, ink gift note and corresponding pencil name and address on front endpaper. 1899 Hard Cover. xii, 330, [26] pp. 8vo. An extensive treatise on the use of breech-loaders for sport shooting, including a chapter on the invention and history of the shotgun, details on specifications of various guns and ammunition, duck hunting, and trap shooting. Ads for Greener's guns and other related items follow text. Woodcut frontispiece and illustrations th... View more info

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Book of the Black Bass

By: Henshall, James A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bass Anglers Sportsman Society of America: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262199


Page base faintly spotted. 1978 Hard Cover. viii, [2], 463, 4, 8 pp. 8vo. 1978 reissue of 1881 original. Book of the Black Bass Comprising its Complete Scientific and Life History Together with a Practical Treatise on Angling and Fly Fishing and a Full Description of Tools, Tackle and Implements. Fully illustrated. View more info

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Good Shot! A Book of Rod, Gun, and Camera

By: Holland, Bob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2144275


First Edition. Light rubbing to jacket. Good. 1946 Hard Cover. A collection of hunting/sportsman photographs with accompanying text on the opposite page. View more info

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Fishes of the Great Lakes Region (Cranbrook Institute of Science)

By: Hubbs, Carl L.; Lagler, Karl F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cranbrook Institute of Science: 1949

Seller ID: 2206530


No jacket, expanded version of The Fishes of the Great Lakes and Tributary Waters, includes 26 color plates, page ridges lightly foxed, ink name to half-title page. 1949 Hard Cover. xi, 186 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Anatomical features, terms and methods of counting, measuring, collecting and preserving; Key to the families; Keys to species accounts: Lamprey Family; Paddlefish Family; Sturgeon Family; Gar Family; Bowfin Family; Mooneye Family; Herring Family; Salmon Fa... View more info

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The Isle of Long Ago: Sporting Days

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

Price: $95.00

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

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2092787


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

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


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

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


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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Harpoon Venture

By: Maxwell, Gavin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Viking Press, New York: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1913021


First edition. Includes original jacket. Board & jacket edges toned, several chips from jacket edges. Good. 1952 Hard Cover. xvi, 304 pp. Illustrated with 82 black & white photographs, maps on endpapers. Maxwell's first-hand account of his journey aboard the Gannet, a thirty-foot lobster boat, on the hunt for basking sharks in the Hebrides. Basking sharks are the second largest fish, and their size and thick skin made them formidable opponents, requiring Maxwell to desig... View more info

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Record Book for Oregon's Big Game Animals

By: Morris, David M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Oregon Big Game: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2144245


First Edition. An exceptional copy. Near Fine. 1996 Large Hardcover. A book for competitive big game hunters, includes stats and other information on the record-breaking hunts in Oregon. View more info

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Field and Stream: The Total Outdoorsman Manual

By: Nickens, T. Edward

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Weldon Owen:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2208156


Reprint. An exceptional copy. Field & Stream editor-at-large T. Edward Nickens has paddled, backpacked, hunted, and fished from the rainforest to the Arctic Sea. Winner of more than two dozen national writing awards, he is TV host for the Total Outdoorsman Challenge. In this book, he shares his wisdom and that of Field & Stream's outdoor experts and featured guides. View more info

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Outdoorsman's Handbook

By: Ormond, Clyde

Price: $8.00

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

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2198795


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: Hunti... View more info

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Father Water, Mother Woods: Essays on Fishing and Hunting in the North Woods

By: Paulsen, Gary; Paulsen, Ruth Wright

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Delacorte Press: 1994

Seller ID: 2200218


Pages lightly foxed, ink notation on half-title page verso. Jacket price-clipped, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1994 Hard Cover. xiii, 159 pp. By the author of Hatchet, The Winter Room, and Dogsong. Survival in the wilderness--Gary Paulsen writes about it so powerfully in his novels Hatchet and The River because he's lived it.  These essays recount his adventures alone and with friends, along the rivers and in the woods of northern Minnesota. There, fishing and hunt... 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


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

Frederic Remington's Own Outdoors: The Great Western Artist's Stories and Sketches of the Sporting Scene

By: Remington, Frederic; Allen, Douglas - Editor; McCracken, Harold - Introduction

Price: $3.00

Publisher: The Dial Press: 1964

Seller ID: 1516037


Jacket edge wear. Good. 1964 Large Hardcover. 190 pp. Frederic Sackrider Remington (October 4, 1861 - December 26, 1909) was an American painter, illustrator, sculptor, and writer who specialized in depictions of the Old American West, specifically concentrating on the last quarter of the 19th century American West and images of cowboys, American Indians, and the U.S. Cavalry. View more info

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Game Birds of North America (An Outdoor Life Book)

By: Rue, Leonard Lee, III

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265089


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