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1 Facts About Hunting Sights

Rochester, NY Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. 1954 Wraps Very Good 
Clean softbound book (87 pgs.). P/O initials in upper corner of cover. Light rubbing along spine. Pages are clean and bright. Illustrated with drawings and diagrams. A manual of technical and practical information on the design and construction of telescopic hunting sights...their performance and dependability. 004408

Price: 10.00 USD
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Skills for Taming the Wilds: A Handbook of Woodcraft Wisdom, Angier, Bradford
2 Skills for Taming the Wilds: A Handbook of Woodcraft Wisdom
Angier, Bradford
Harrisburg Stackpole Books 1967 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing. Very clean green cloth boards with black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 286 pgs. Illustrated with detailed drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one small clossed tear at base of front flap fold, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Offers the complete lowdown on civilizing the wilderness while traveling light and making do with little. An excellent reference for campside, tackle-box, glove compartment, or fireside. 8vo. Outdoor Life. 016604

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Rifles and Rifle Shooting, Askins, Charles
3 Rifles and Rifle Shooting
Askins, Charles
New York Macmillan 1946 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Decorated binding in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with black tree design with duck and fish border, also black lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Foreword by the author. 244 pages. Clean red dust jacket is not price clipped, has very slight wear at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023876

Price: 30.00 USD
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Shots Heard Round the World - An Ambassador's Hunting Adventures on Four Continents, Briggs, Ellis O.
4 Shots Heard Round the World - An Ambassador's Hunting Adventures on Four Continents
Briggs, Ellis O.
New York Viking Press 1957 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Rudolf Freund, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean brown marbled paper covered boards with beige buckram cloth spine, brown title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with exception of glue mark between two pages (where a bookplate may have been). No additional names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers, slight yellowing. Beautiful full color illustrations by Rudolf Freund, one of the foremost American wildlife artists. 149 pages. Dust jacket has age-toning, is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, 3/4" chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hunting stories told with warmth and humor by Ellis O. Briggs, who was U.S. Ambassador to Brazil. Set on four continents including Patagonia, Czechoslovakia, Korea, Liberia, 022740

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Training Your Own Bird Dog, Davis, Henry P.
5 Training Your Own Bird Dog
Davis, Henry P.
New York G. P. Putnam's 1948 Tenth Impression Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Tenth printing in original unclipped jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 175 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears, slight fading to spine. Photo of author and his dog on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A practical book for the beginner starting his first bird dog, by an internationally recognized authority. 023200

Price: 15.00 USD
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Hunting Dog Know-How, Duffey, David Michael
6 Hunting Dog Know-How
Duffey, David Michael
Winchester Press 1972 087691-081-9 / 9780876910818 Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 182 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, small corner chip, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A step-by-step account of the entire training procedure is thoroughly detailed in Dave Duffey's straightforward and witty style, with both pointers and retrievers covered. 8vo. Dogs. 013960

Price: 18.00 USD
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Danger! Explosive True Adventures of the Great Outdoors, East, Ben
7 Danger! Explosive True Adventures of the Great Outdoors
East, Ben
New York Outdoor Life / E. P. Dutton 1970 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 328 pages. Illustrated with drawings by Tom Beecham. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), no chips, short closed tear at base of rear panel with small crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the deadly strike of a trapped rattler to the savage charge of an enraged grizzly, these high adventures in the outdoors will keep you on the edge of your chair. 021525

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THE PRACTICAL HUNTER'S DOG BOOK, Falk, John R
8 THE PRACTICAL HUNTER'S DOG BOOK
Falk, John R
New York Winchester Press 1971 0876910371 / 9780876910375 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in clean jacket. Gold cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 314 pp. + index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, no chipping or tears, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sensible, expert advice on everything that really matters, from selecting a puppy to advanced field training. 019120

Price: 15.00 USD
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9 North American Head Hunting
Fitz, Grancel
New York Oxford University Press 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with white and red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Full color frontis photograph of cougar. 188 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Big Game. 009042

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Last Hunt, Genevoix, Maurice
10 The Last Hunt
Genevoix, Maurice
New York Random House 1940 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Lynd Ward, Illustrator 
Clean unfaded green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering, clean bright unchipped paper label illustrated with running deer on front board, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 281 pgs. Illustrated by Lynd Ward. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight wear to edges & corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of the forest and the deer who inhabit it, and the huntsman and the bond that forms between the stag and the huntsman. 8vo. Nature. 015644

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Hunting Dogs of America, Griffen, Jeff
11 The Hunting Dogs of America
Griffen, Jeff
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1964 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with clean beige cloth spine, turquoise title box with black lettering on spine. Slight wear to top spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean turquoise endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 311 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, unchipped, with slight corner wear, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A sportsman's guide to the wonderful world of field trial and hunting dogs. The history, lore, and hunting charactistics of forty-four breeds of pointers, setters, retrievers, spaniels, and hounds. Profusely illustrated. 017703

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Mostly Tailfeathers: Stories About Guns and Dogs and Birds and Other Odds and Ends, Hill, Gene
12 Mostly Tailfeathers: Stories About Guns and Dogs and Birds and Other Odds and Ends
Hill, Gene
New York Winchester Press 1975 087691167X / 9780876911679 First edition Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with small gold decoration on lower corner of cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. Signed on half-title page by author: "With my very best wishes, Gene Hill." 024035

Price: 45.00 USD
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Great Shooting Stories, Ludlum, Stuart D. (Editor)
13 Great Shooting Stories
Ludlum, Stuart D. (Editor)
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1947 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean first edition (stated) in clean original dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers (neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper). Illustrated by Ted Placek. 303 pages. Attractive dust jacket has light edge wear and short closed edge tears, a few areas of browning at edges, price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Eighteen true, information-packed tales of guns and marksmen, such as "Sniping" by Herbert W. McBride; "Marksmanship in World War II" by W. H. Depperman; "Gerard, the Lion-Slayer" by John Frost. 024078

Price: 25.00 USD
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Poems of Gun and Rod, McGaffey, Ernest
14 Poems of Gun and Rod
McGaffey, Ernest
New York Charles Scribner 1892 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Decorated cloth boards - clean beige cloth boards with gold, yellow and black decoration and lettering on cover (hooked trout leapiing out of water), gold lettering on spine. Small spot of fraying/wear-through at top left corner of front board, tiny spot of wear at one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Lovely black and white illustrations by Herbert E. Butler. 140 pages. 022547

Price: 65.00 USD
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Bear!, Ormond, Clyde
15 Bear!
Ormond, Clyde
Harrisburg, PA Stackpole 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in original unclipped jacket. Very clean blue-gray boards with bear illustration on cover, red lettering and bear footprints on spine. Hint of surface wear to spine corners, no tearing or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 291 pgs. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), a few tiny edge chips and very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018763

Price: 40.00 USD
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16 The Hunting Animal
Russell, Franklin
Harper & Row 1983 0-06-015106-4 / 9780060151065 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean light brown boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean brown endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 211 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed edge tear at top rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A series of narratives about hunts and hunters from the U.S. western plains to India to New Zealand, Australia and Africa. 8vo. Big Game. 011320

Price: 15.00 USD
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Dog Training By Amateurs: A Handbook of Instruction for All Sportsmen, Sharpe, R.
17 Dog Training By Amateurs: A Handbook of Instruction for All Sportsmen
Sharpe, R.
London Country Life Ltd. 1955 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Hint of sunning to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 115 pgs. 8vo. Hunting. 012773

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Greatest Hunting Stories Ever Told, Sparano, Vin T.
18 The Greatest Hunting Stories Ever Told
Sparano, Vin T.
New York/Toronto Beaufort Books, Inc. 1983 0-8253-0158-0 / 9780825301582 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by editor on front free endpaper. Very clean beige boards with clean orange/brown spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Signed by Vin T. Sparano on front free endpaper: "Best Wishes, Vin T. Sparano." Previous owner name neatly penned at bottom edge of front free endpaper. 263 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear to corners and a few very short closed edge tears, vertical crease at edge of inner front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of true hunting tales, told by some of the most courageous and clever sportsmen, including Teddy Roosevelt, J. C. Rickhoff, Jack O'Connor, Captain Patrick A. Meade and many more. 8vo. Hunting. 015827

Price: 25.00 USD
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Boy's Book of Big Game Hunting, Spearman, Frank H.; Owen Hall; Francis Sterne Palmer; William Drysdale; others
19 Boy's Book of Big Game Hunting
Spearman, Frank H.; Owen Hall; Francis Sterne Palmer; William Drysdale; others
New York Harper & Brothers 1909 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram DD - Decorative Designers). Clean brown cloth boards with black and orange roaring lion decoration on front cover, black lettering on cover and spine, small bear head decoration on spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name in light pencil on front free endpaper - easily erasable). Four full page black and white illustrations. Publisher's code E-A on copyright page. 240 pages. Gripping stories of everything from wild boar hunting, to fighting a boa constrictor, hippopotomus hunting in Africa. 024854

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20 Big Game, Big Country
Suits, Chauncey Guy
Anchorage, Alaska Great Northwest Publishing & Distributing Co. 1987 0937708135 / 9780937708132 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in clean dust jacket. Charcoal gray cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Forewords by Jack Parker and Earl Stevens. 224 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, has one tiny (1/4") closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Chronicles more than a decade of high -quality wilderness hunting by one of America's most distinguished big game hunters. Includes lengthy hunting ventures into the wilds of Alaska and Northwest Canada after bighorn sheep, moose, caribou, and black, grizzly, kodiak and Alaska Peninsula Brown bear. . 023411

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