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Rifles and Rifle Shooting, Askins, Charles
1 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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Angling from the Fishes' Point of View, Atkinson, Barry
2 Angling from the Fishes' Point of View
Atkinson, Barry
New York Sterling Publishing 1961 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Solid hardcover book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean light green cloth boards with small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Very faint small water mark at base of spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 159 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight wear and short closed tear at spine ends. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Where would you go if you were a fish? What would you prefer in the way of food? Where would you go during the hot noon hours? At dawn? Or in the early evening? And what would you eat in a pool with a muddy bottom along about 3 in the afternoon? This entire book is written to help you think out in advance the factors that will be operative at the time and place you intend to fish. 027636

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The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books), Baskett, James Newton
3 The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books)
Baskett, James Newton
New York D. Appleton 1899 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
1899 on title page and copyright page. Clean moss green cloth boards with black stamped lettering and decoration opn cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small oval stamp of "Davenport Academy of Sciences" near top of front free endpaper. Also a small inventory number near top edge of FFE. Gorgeous irridescent full color frontispiece illustration (American food fishes) with tissue guard. Many wonderful black and white illustrations throughout. 297 pages with index. Size approx. 5" x 7-1/2". An amazing book with great information and detail, along with excellent illustrations. 025067

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Complete Jerky Book - How to Dry, Cure, and Preserve Everything from Venison to Turkey, Burch, Monte
4 The Complete Jerky Book - How to Dry, Cure, and Preserve Everything from Venison to Turkey
Burch, Monte
New York Skyhorse Publishing 2010 161608040X / 9781616080402 Later printing Paperback Fine 
AS NEW condition. Very clean trade paperback. Clean bright photo illustrated cover, no creasing, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs, drawings, clear and concise instructions. 154 pages. Learn step by step how to dry, cure, and preserve a variety of meats--venison, turkey, goose, beef, and even fish--in this handy guide to making one of the most popular, convenient, and protein-rich foods. 026552

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Ouananiche and its Canadian Environment, Chambers, E. T. D.
5 The Ouananiche and its Canadian Environment
Chambers, E. T. D.
New York Harper & Brothers 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, first edition. Green cloth boards with darker green, red and silver fish decoration on cover, fishing hook and fly design on spine, stamped gold lettering. Very slight browning to spine. Slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Small previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Fifteen illustrations, including frontispiece with tissue guard. Decorated title page. Preface by the author. 357 pages with index. An extended investigation of the Ouananiche (a salmon of landlocked populations living in lakes in Labrador and Newfoundland). 025433

Price: 125.00 USD
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The Ocean River: The Story of the Gulf Stream, Chapin, Henry; F. G. Walton Smith
6 The Ocean River: The Story of the Gulf Stream
Chapin, Henry; F. G. Walton Smith
New York Charles Scribner 1952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page, SIGNED by author Henry Chapin. Clean black cloth boards with green fish illustration on cover, silver and blue lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to edges, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no previous owner markings. 325 pp. with index. Illustrated with drawings and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges; photo of authors on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019725

Price: 20.00 USD
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Any Luck?, Connett, Eugene V.
7 Any Luck?
Connett, Eugene V.
Garden City, New York Garden City Publishing 1937 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book with clean illustrated dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Pages are clean, but slightly yellowed. Illustrated with drawings. 231 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book of practical advice for every trout fisherman. 026191

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Truth is Stranger Than Fishin', Cook, Beatrice
8 Truth is Stranger Than Fishin'
Cook, Beatrice
New York William Morrow 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Carl Malouf, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean and bright yellow cloth boards with small comical illustration on cover, black lettering and illustration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (hint of very slight browning to endpapers only). No names, writing or marks. Illustrations and jacket by Carl Malouf. 303 pages. Dust jacket has very slight edge wear and edge fading; nice photo of author on rear panel, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024433

Price: 20.00 USD
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Days in the Open, Crandall, Lathan A.
9 Days in the Open
Crandall, Lathan A.
Fleming H. Revell 1914 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Louis Rhead, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (decorations by Louis Rhead). Clean green cloth boards with black, gold and green decorated cover (two fishing rods on left and right side of cover with tangled lines beneath the gold title lettering; circular decoration with golden fish leaping out of water). Gold lettering and black pine tree design on spine. Very slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Endpapers illustrated with beautiful black and white mountain lake photograph (Lake McDermott). Previous owner name neatly penned at top of half-title page. Lovely illustrations and decorations by Rhead, as well as photographs illustrate this beautifully written and decorated book. Please note that there are a few marginal notations in pencil by a previous owner which I have not erased, because they are interesting and well placed. They would be easily erasable if you wish, but I felt they were intrinsic to the book at this point, place there by someone else who loved it. 026096

Price: 50.00 USD
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Mexican Cooking, Dehnel, Carolyn
10 Mexican Cooking
Dehnel, Carolyn
Crescent 1987 0517624532 / 9780517624531 Unknown Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Clean hardcover book and dust jacket. Bright yellow cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean (small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper, blacked out with a marker line through). No other writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 96 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sumptuous recipes for soups, meat, poultry, and fish dishes; wonderful desserts. 026193

Price: 12.00 USD
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Fish, Engel, Monroe
11 Fish
Engel, Monroe
New York Atheneum 1981 0-689-11219-X / 9780689112195 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, clean brown cloth spine with unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wera. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Small previous owner name and year neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 217 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, very short closed edge tear at top rear panel edge near spine, slight edge wear at top edge of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in Cambridge, Boston and the New England coast. 8vo. Fiction. 015410

Price: 15.00 USD
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In Good Hands: The Keeping of a Family Farm, Fish, Charles
12 In Good Hands: The Keeping of a Family Farm
Fish, Charles
New York Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1995 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with small illustration on cover, black spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 229 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The heart and soul of a vital segment of American life is presented in this book, from a time when the farmer felt himself at the very center of the national experience to his ambiguous position today. A vivid evocation of a way of life that is deeply rooted in our history and our spirits, but receding into the landscape. 8vo. Agriculture. 014034

Price: 18.00 USD
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Salt Water Taffy - Or, Twenty Thousand Leagues Away from the Sea, Ford, Corey
13 Salt Water Taffy - Or, Twenty Thousand Leagues Away from the Sea
Ford, Corey
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1929 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book and dust jacket, with crazy and cute publicity photos from the publisher laid in. The back of each photo has typed commentary pasted on back of photo. Book is very clean brown cloth boards with gray leettering and small fish decoration on cover, gray lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrated with 34 spoofy photographs. 206 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright, not price clipped, has numerous tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "The Almost Incredible Autobiography of Capt. Ezra Triplett's Seafaring Daughter." In 1929 silent-film actress Joan Lowell published an autobiography, Cradle of the Deep, detailing a childhood spent adventuring around the South Seas as a sea captain's daughter. It was almost immediately proved to be bunkum (by, among other things, statements from her former neighbors, who remembered her actual childhood in Berkeley, California). Humorist Corey Ford published this spoof within months, "Salt Water Taffy." Tucked into this copy of Taffy are a few publicity photos from the publisher. Note that the stock model in the photo bears a striking resemblance to Lowell. Even though "Cradle of the Deep" was proven to be a work of fiction, RKO Pictures made a "documentary" based on the work, 1934's "Adventure Girl." Lowell starred in it. It was her last picture before she left the industry to get married...to a sea-captain, with whom she had a few real-life seafaring adventures. Sometimes, truth is stranger than fiction, or fiction strives to be truth! 026091

Price: 150.00 USD
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Nature and Character at Granite Bay, Goodsell, Daniel A.
14 Nature and Character at Granite Bay
Goodsell, Daniel A.
New York Eaton & Mains 1901 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Moss green cloth boards with elaborate gold fish and sealife decoration on cover, gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, with small gold seashell on spine. Slightest hint of soiling. Small bump at top of rear board edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Previous owner inscription dated 1902 is neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard. Photo illustrations throughout (22 total). 219 pages. Author's experiences in nature and with coastal citizens at Granite Bay, where less than 100 miles from New York City Granite Bay opens into the greatest width of Long Island Sound. 025364

Price: 32.00 USD
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Home Book of Taxidermy and Tanning, Grantz, Gerald J.
15 Home Book of Taxidermy and Tanning
Grantz, Gerald J.
Harrisburg, PA Stackpole Books 1969 First Hardcover Good Very Good Jacket 
Hardcover book in unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with black spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying, very slight rubbing. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Foxing to text block edges; previous owner name and bookplate on front endpapers. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. 160 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, unclipped, with some edge wear and light rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The amateur's primer on mounting fish, birds, animals, trophies. 027674

Price: 15.00 USD
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Vesty of the Basins, Greene, Sarah P. McLean
16 Vesty of the Basins
Greene, Sarah P. McLean
New York Harper & Brothers 1901 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Later 1901 printing of the first edition (originally published by Harper & Brothers in 1892). Decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with silver fish net and small shells, gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and small silver anchor on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on front fixed endpaper. 271 pages. 023382

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Lure and Lore of Trout Fishing, Grove, Alvin R. Jr.
17 The Lure and Lore of Trout Fishing
Grove, Alvin R. Jr.
Rockville Centre, NY Freshet Press 1971 First Hardcover Fine Pearce-Bates, Illustrator 
Very nice clean book and slipcase. Tan boards with brown leather spine, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 318 pages with index. Drawings by Pearce-Bates. Sturdy matching slipcase is unworn. 027228

Price: 20.00 USD
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Around the Clock in Europe - A Travel Sequence, Howell, Charles Fish
18 Around the Clock in Europe - A Travel Sequence
Howell, Charles Fish
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1912 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, published October, 1912, decorated American trade binding. Clean black cloth boards decorated with a large gold clock face, green and rose decoration. Stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Same decoration in smaller format on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; very brief previous owner inscription at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrations by Harold Field Kellogg, including frontispiece with tissue guard. 356 pages. 026428

Price: 45.00 USD
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Fishes of the Great Lakes Region, Hubbs, Carl L. and Karl F. Lagler
19 Fishes of the Great Lakes Region
Hubbs, Carl L. and Karl F. Lagler
Cranbrook Institute of Science 1949 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Stated second printing. Navy blue cloth boards with silver lettering and fish jumping after a fly on cover, silver lettering and small fish decoration on spine. Slight wear to spine ends. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Clean endpapers illustrated with map of the Great Lakes basin and environs. Very small name and date (1952) neatly printed at top edge of half title page. Thoroughly illustrated with full page full color plates of fish from the Great Lakes, as well as many black & white photographs, drawings. 186 pages with index. 027335

Price: 15.00 USD
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Cooking with the Masters of Food and Wine, Kathleen DeVanna Fish
20 Cooking with the Masters of Food and Wine
Kathleen DeVanna Fish
Monterey, California Bon Vivant Press 1997 1883214149 / 9781883214142 First Unknown Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Black boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs of recipes and the chefs who created them. No previous owner names or bookplates. 256 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. For more than a decade, the world's finest chefs and winemakers have gathered every year at the coast of California's incomparable Carmel Highlands to share their appreciation of food and wine with a select group of particpants. It's a world-class gastronomical event. This book made their stellar recipes and exquisite wine pairings available to everyone for the first time. 027038

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