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Image for Instructions to Young Sportsmen, in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting, to which is added the Hunting and Shooting of North America, with Descriptions of the Animals and Birds

Instructions to Young Sportsmen, in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting, to which is added the Hunting and Shooting of North America, with Descriptions of the Animals and Birds

By: Hawker, Lt. Col. Peter and William T. Porter

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea and Blanchard: 1846

Seller ID: 12975

Condition: Good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. xvi, 2- 460, plus advertisements. First US edition from the ninth London edition, with material added on North American hunting and game animals. Original red cloth binding with gilt lettering, design of hunting dogs stamped on upper board. Evidence of exposure to moisture, as well as foxing, discolored leaves. Boards are well-worn and possibly singed at tail of spine. Former owner's stamp on front pastedown. In "A Sportsman's Library," Stephen Bodio writes that "'Instructions' is one of the prime examples of 'lyrical shoptalk' in sporting literature. If you rea... View more info

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Carving Famous Antique Bird Decoys

By: Hillman, Anthony

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1988

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16046

ISBN: 0486257991

Condition: Very good


Folio (31 cm), unpaginated. Signed with short inscription by author on title page, dated 1988. Pictorial wrappers, with 16 full page plates of patterns. Wrappers have light edge wear. First Edition. View more info

Image for A Quiet Place of Violence Hunting and Ethics in the Missouri River Breaks

A Quiet Place of Violence Hunting and Ethics in the Missouri River Breaks

By: Jones, Allen Morris

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bozeman, MT, Spring Creek Publishing: 1997

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1649

ISBN: 0965333612

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 142. Cream-colored boards with dark brown quarter cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Brand new, signed by author on title page. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Bonefishing with a Fly

By: Kaufmann, Randall

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Western Fisherman's Press: 1992

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 20916

Condition: Near fine


Signed and inscribed by author to conservationist and Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, with elaborate sketching on half title page. Quarto (28 cm), pp. 125. Pictorial wrappers, includes black and white illustrations, maps, photos, and index. Covers have light edge wear. View more info

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Gun Notes, Volumes I & II

By: Keith, Elmer

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Long Beach, CA, Safari Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 22188

ISBN: 1571570381

Condition: Fine


Quarto (28 cm), pp. xii, 219; xiii, [i], 292. Limited editions (#39 and #86 of 500), signed by author's son Ted Keith on limitation page. Volume I (1995) in dark blue cloth with red slipcase, Volume II (1996) in red cloth with blue slipcase, both with gilt titling. A selection of articles published in Guns & Ammo magazine with Keith's notes on his experiences (and experiments) in the field with guns in chronological chapters from 1961-1970 (Volume I), and 1971-1984 (Volume II). Both volumes end with letters reproducing correspondence between Keith, publisher Truman Fowler, and legendary hunter... View more info

The Sea Angler's Fishes

By: Kennedy, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1954

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13585

Condition: Good


Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. 524. Blue boards with gilt titling and pictorial jacket. Includes frontispiece, black and white photos and illustrations throughtout, combined index/glossary. Jacket has substantial wear with numerous chips and tears. Foxing on top edge of textblock. Back hinge is loose. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Bloodties: Nature, Culture, and the Hunt

By: Kerasote, Ted

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1993

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13577

ISBN: 0394576098

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (24 cm.), pp. 277. Cream boards with black quarter cloth and gilt text. Light wear to bottom edges. Jacket shows minor wear and bumping. From Greenland and Siberia to Wyoming, veteran naturalist and hunter Kerasote explores the moral and ethical questions of hunting. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Game Fishes of the United States

By: Kilbourne, Samuel A. and George Brown Goode

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: New York, Winchester Press: 1972

Seller ID: 17746

ISBN: 0876910851

Condition: Very good


Folio (31.5 x 47.5 cm), pp. 46. Limited edition (#755/1,000). Marbled blue paper over black leather quarter binding, gilt titling and fish motif on upper board. Twenty color plates by Kilbourne in sleeve, accompanied by ichthyologist Goode's monograph on fish habits and distribution, which includes black and white illustrations and a "Provisional Map Showing a Geographical Distribution of Game Fishes of Eastern North America" drawn from Goode's sketches and dated 1881. (Bruns, G94) First plate (Atlantic Salmon) has light foxing and wear along top edge, other plates are immaculate. Boa... View more info

The Montanans' Fishing Guide, Volumes I & II

By: Konizeski, Dick

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26997

Condition: Very good


Both volumes signed by author on dedication page. Octavo (23 cm), pp. 325, 359. Yellow cloth boards with pictorial jackets. Black and white photos and maps throughout both volumes, with color plates of Montana game fish, and details for all major Montana lakes and rivers, along with their tributaries. Volume II has taped repair to jacket, former owner's stamp and bookplate. Jacket of Volume I with light wear and small, closed tears. Both volumes with bumping to spines. (Bruns, K86) Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Lefty's 101 Fly Fishing Tips

By: Kreh, Lefty

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Woodbine, MD, K&D Limited: 1999

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23986

ISBN: 1893342018

Condition: Fine


Presentation copy signed to fly-fishing pioneer Maggie Merriman: "To Maggie- An old friend, who knows a lot of fly fishing tips. All the best wishes- Lefty Kreh 2/17/99." Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 96. Blue paper wrappers, black and white illustrations throughout. Typewritten note from Kreh to Merriman tipped in. View more info

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Jerusalem Creek: Journeys into Driftless Country

By: Leeson, Ted

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Guilford, CT, Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21595

ISBN: 1585745545

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 241. Light green boards with dark green spine text. Green jacket with color photo by Greg Ryan/Sally Beyer. Slight bumping to spine end and slight creasing to jacket, else fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Echoes on Rimrock: In Pursuit of the Chukar Partridge

By: Levy, Buddy

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20865

ISBN: 0871088827

Condition: Near fine


12mo (18 cm), pp. 158. Green cloth boards with gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Publisher's card laid in. Foreword by Jack Hemingway. Includes recipes, hunting regulations, and list of suggested reading. Jacket has very slight edge wear, foxing on top edge. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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A Trout's Best Friend

By: Lilly, Bud and Paul Schullery

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24954

ISBN: 0871087448

Condition: Fine


Signed and inscribed by Lilly on dedication page. Octavo (23 cm), pp. 143. Green cloth with gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Light edge wear to jacket, else fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Upstream: Fly Fishing in the American West

By: Lindsay, Charles and Thomas McGuane

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Aperture: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24986

ISBN: 0893818895

Condition: Very good


Quarto (28 cm), unpaginated. Gray cloth with black- and blind-stamped titling, pictorial jacket. Includes 89 of Lindsay's black and white prints, accompanied by McGuane's text. Jacket has light edge wear, small dent to lower board. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Upstream: Fly Fishing in the American West

By: Lindsay, Charles and Thomas McGuane

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Aperture: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25814

ISBN: 0893818895

Condition: Very good


Quarto (28 cm), unpaginated. Gray cloth with black- and blind-stamped titling, pictorial jacket. Includes 89 of Lindsay's black and white prints, accompanied by McGuane's text. Jacket has light edge wear, couple small stains to upper board. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Upstream: Fly Fishing in the American West

By: Lindsay, Charles and Thomas McGuane

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Aperture: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26625

ISBN: 0893818895

Condition: Fine


Quarto (28 cm), unpaginated. Association copy. Signed by Lindsay and inscribed to Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author Richard Powers on title page. Gray cloth with black- and blind-stamped titling, pictorial jacket. Includes 89 of Lindsay's black and white prints, accompanied by McGuane's text. Jacket has light edge wear and rubbing. "In pursuit of trout and solitude, Charles Lindsay waded into countless trout streams--camera in one hand, fly rod in the other--to make the photographs presented here in Upstream. Lindsay's vision immerses us in the remaining wilds of the Am... View more info

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Beyond the Green Water

By: Manley, Hank

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26706

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 134. Black boards with silver spine text. Jacket with Peter S. Corbin painting on front and author photo on rear. Light bumping to corners, minor edge wear and chipping to jacket. "Beyond the green coastal waters lies a secret aquatic world of cobolt blue, the mysterious home of the majestic and challenging billfish." Scarce in the trade: no copies listed in OCLC. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Shoot 'em Again

By: Maycock, William P.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cody, WY, William P. Maycock: 1980

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 2355

Condition: Very Good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 94. Brown leather boards with gilt lettering on spine and upper board. No dust jacket as issued. Newspaper articles including Maycock's obituary tipped in on dedication page and rear endpaper/pastedown. Minor wear to corners and spine, #369 in pen on inside front corner, and the words "Shoot Em Again Maycock" written across bottom edge of text block. From the collection of Montana author and historian Ellery C. Christian, to whom the book was given with the inscription, "Here's to good reading and happy hunting, Bill." A second inscription reads, "To Chr... View more info

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The Complete Fly Fisherman: The Notes and Letters of Theodore Gordon

By: McDonald, John (ed), [Theodore Gordon]

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: New York, The Theodore Gordon Fly Fishers: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 22242

Condition: Fine


Deluxe limited edition (#4 of 50), signed by McDonald and publisher Arnold Gingrich. Octavo (23 cm), pp. xli, [3], 551, [4]. Dark blue full-calf with gilt-stamped titling, borders, dentelles, fishing and dry fly motifs, and gilt top edge. In fine, dark blue cloth-covered slipcase, with marbled endpapers, followed by pictorial spread of riverine solitary fishing scene. Includes preface by Gingrich, foreword and introduction by McDonald, illustrations by Robert Ball, and appendices (Bruns M116, Thacher 354-5). Gordon was a fly-fishing hermit who wrote under the pseudonym Badger Hackle. His writ... View more info

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Persia: Safari on the Summits

By: Medem Sanjuan, Ricardo

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Agoura, CA, Trophy Room Books: 1987

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 22011

Condition: Fine


Limited edition (#468/1,000), signed by publisher. Quarto (28 cm), pp. 200. Dark green Morocco-grained boards with gilt-stamped titling, pictorial jacket. Includes four color plates, black and white photos and illustrations throughout. Jacket has slight wear along top edge. Originally published in Spanish, this edition includes additional material from the author's second hunting trip to Iran. Medem was the winner of the 1997 Weatherby Conservation and Hunting Award. Scarce. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info