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Alaskan Yukon Trophies Won and Lost

By Young, G. O.

Huntington, WV: Standard Publications, 1947. Second Edition . Turquoise Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Contains 273 pp. plus 5 pp. Epilogue, b&w illustrations, some shelf wear at top and bottom of spine, a nice clean, tight, bright copy. This work relates the Alaskan hunting experiences of West Virginia state senator G. O. Young and was originally published in 1928.

$175.00

Hunting in Many Lands : The Book of the Boone and Crockett Club

By Roosevelt, Theodore & George Bird Grinnell

New York: Forest and Stream Publishing Co., 1895. First Edition . Maroon Cloth. Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 447 pp., b&w illustrations. Lettering and decoration on spine is worn away; about a quarter of the silver leterring and decoration on front cover is worn away; some shelf wear. first signature loose and title page about half-attached. This is the second book printed for the Boone and Crockett Club; list of members in rear and include Roosevelt, Grinnell, Owen Wister, Albert Bierstadt, Francis Parkman, Elihu Root, et al. The Boone & Crockett was instrumental in securing the passage by Congress to protect Yellowstone National Park.

$45.00

Thoughts on Hunting in a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend

By Beckford, Peter

London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1820. Reprint . Full Calf. Good Plus/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A classic in foxhunting literature and a nice early title. Contains 321 pp., 1 folding plate of the plan of a dog kennel and several woodcut vignettes by Thomas Bewick throughout; spine label missing, joints rubbed, frontispiece and title page "foxed".

$125.00

A Treatise on Trout

By Southard, Charles Zibeon

New York: E. P. Dutton, 1931. First Edition . Green Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 267 pp., frontispiece; a nice, tight copy with a somewhat dull spine.

$27.50

Our Feathered Game: A Handbook of the North American Game Birds

By Huntington, Dwight W.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903. First Edition . Illustrated Cloth. Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 396 pp. plus 29 b&w plates of birds, binding is somewhat rubbed and soiled.

$22.50

The Fifth Estate: Thirty Years of Golf

By Travers, Jerome D. And James R. Crowell

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. First Edition . Green Cloth. Very Good/Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 259 pp., 17 b&w illustrations, small few very small holes in front joint, dust jacket is chipped at edges and missing about 3/4" at the top of spine (affecting "The" and "Fi" in Fifth). A fairly obscure title and unusual to find with a dust jacket. Jerome D. Travers, an amateur from the Upper Montclair (N.J.) Country Club, followed in the footsteps of the legendary Francis Ouimet. Travers, already having won the amateur four times by 1913, achieved his long-term ambition in the U.S. Open by playing the last six holes in one under par to beat Tom McNamara by a stroke and capture the 1915 National Championship held at the Baltusrol (N.J.) Golf Club. Many consider this champion one of the game's greatest amateur players with only Bobby Jones owning more U.S. Amateur tiles five to Travers' four. Donovan & Murdoch 37110; Murdoch 782

$450.00

Sixty Years of Fond Memories - East Haddam Fishing and Game Club SOLD WITH Fly Fishing on East Haddam Streams By the same Author

By Dibble, John D.

East Haddam Fishing and Game Club, 1998. First Edition . Illustrated Softcover. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 128 pp., b&w illustrations, includes a copy of two typed pp. of the East Haddam Fishing and Game Club Report of the Fish Committee dated October 20, 1967; title page has ownership stamp showing two men fishing in a boat; spine has penned title of book, author and date. Also included is a copy of a pamphlet, Fly Fishing on East Haddam Streams: An Irreverent Compendium of Lore and Trivia also by Dibble - bound in yellow printed wraps, 28 pp., also signed by the author, fine copy.

$50.00

Some Silent Places Still

By Lamb, Dana S.

Barre, MA: Barre Publishers, 1969. First Edition . Beige Cloth/Green Boards. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Number 808 from an edition limited to 1500 copies, INSCRIBED & SIGNED by the author to Walt Thomas on front end page. ALSO inserted is a postcard with Dana Lamb's address in Ipswich Mass. printed at the top and postmarked 1981 - with a holograph note signed Dana to Paul Fitzgerald of The Angler's Club of New York. ALSO inserted is an old facsimile from the Hotel & Motel Belle Plage / Matane on the Sea / Matane, Quebec confirming his plans; Dana wrote a note to "Walt" at the bottom and signed it "Dana." ALSO inserted is a two-page typed letter to Walt Thomas of The Angler's Club of New York (dated October 9, 1962 and on the letterhead of Ingalls & Snyder - Members of the New York Stock Exchange) summarizing his fishing experiences in Canada - St. John River, New Brunswick; Restigouche - Flatlands; Matane, Madelaine; Cap Chat; Matapedia; Miramichi; and Maine Rivers. The letter is signed "Dana" above the typed "Dana S. Lamb." ALSO included is a small b&w photograph (referred in his paragraph on Matapedia) - "of a fairly typical speciman fairly taken by the son of our non-resident member, Archie Torry." Walt Thomas Walt Thomas was active in The Angler's Club of New York at this time and was later president of it from 1964-1965. A unique association copy in fine condition.

$1250.00

The Compleat Angler

By Walton, Izaak & Charles Cotton

London: Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press, 1921. Oxford Edition . Blue Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Introduction and bibliography by R.B. Marston, 340 pp., b&w illustrations, minor soiling and wear.

$30.00

Gray's Sporting Journal - Preliminary Issue - Fall 1975 with Autographed Note from Wildlife Artitst Robert H. Seaman

Brookline, MA, 1975. Illustrated Softcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. This single Preliminary Issue has a holograph note in ink from Robert H. Seaman, a wildlife artist who contributed illustrations to this issue. The note mentions he will be giving a subscription of the Journal to the recipient, mentions the specific illustrations he executed for Ed Gray and mentions how Ed Gray is the son of former FBI chief L. Patrick Gray.

$125.00

Shooting - The Badminton Library

By Walsingham and Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey

London: Longmans, Green and Co.,, 1902. Seventh Impression . Illustrated Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 358 pp. plus ads, b&w illustrations, minor wear.

$50.00

Fifty Years of Lawn Tennis in the United States

New York: United States Lawun Tennis Association, 1931. Apparent First Edition . Green Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Limited to 3000 copies, b&w illustrations, 256 pp., minor wear along edges, a few faint spots on cover.

$125.00

Pigeon Racing Records 1924-1927 - Eastern Seaboard

Record of Birds Starting 1924-1927. Two thin notebooks measuring 6.5" x 8.25", name on cover of one volume reads "Edward Mittasch." Apparently these are the time records for this pigeon racer's pigeons. They raced in a variety of races in many locales along the Eastern Seaboard including the 100 Mile Short Race, 100 Mile Club Race, 300 Mile Regular Race, 300 Mile Yearling Race, 400 Mile Regular Race, 500 Mile Regular Race, 150 Mile Club Race in Greater Newark, New Jersey; races for the Elizabeth, New Jersey Club, 200 Grand National in Newark, the South Bronx Club, 400 Grand National in New York, the Chattanooga National Race from New York, the Eastern Interconcourse Race, Wilmington Delaware; Washington, D.C., Charlottesville, Virginia; Grand National at Danville, Virginia; 500 Mile Race at Salisbury, North Carolina; 600 Mile Club Race at Spartansburg, South Carolina; 1000 Mile Race at Pensacola, Florida; these two volumes are a bit worn and have a bit of vintage bird droppings on the covers.

$75.00

Fishing - The Badminton Library

By Cholmondeley-Pennell, H.

London: Longmans, Green and Co.,, 1887. Third Edition . Illustrated Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 412 pp. plus ads, b&w illustrations, minor wear.

$85.00

Fish Facts and Fancies

By Griswold, F. Gray

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First American Edition . Green Cloth/Green Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited to 750 copies for America (another 250 were printed for Great Britain), 242 pp., b&w frontispiece, color illustration of a Griswold Gray fly on title page, 15 b&w illustrations, remnants of dust jacket inserted in front (front panel); minor spotting along edges of plates.

$65.00

Wing Shots: A Series of Camera Studies of American Game Birds and Other Birds of Field and Stream on the WIng

By Simmons, Albert

New York: The Derrydale Press, 1936. First Edition . Near Fine/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. This is a Review Copy and unnumbered from an edition of 950 numbered copies; bound in brown cloth with gilt-stamped birds and lettering, contains 83 b&w photographs of birds and water fowl in action, dust jacket is somewhat darkened and chipped at the top of spine (about 1" x 1") and along the edges; signed in pencil on fron panel of dust jacket by Gordon Aymar, an illustrator and member of the Art Director's Club Hall of Fame; he made a notation on the inside front panel of the dust jacket of two camera settings though their importance is not apparent.

$125.00

Tricks and Knacks of Fishing: a Collection of Pointers Pertaining to fishing, Gathered from Famous Fishing Guides and Expert Anglers. Compiled By Several Lovers of the Gentle Art

Bristol, CT: The Horton Manufacturing Company, 1911. Apparent First Edition . Light Blue Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 115 pp., b&w illustrations, the last 8 pages are ads for Horton Fishing Rods with illustrations, details and prices, minor wear.

$30.00

With Shotgun and Rifle in North American Game Fields

By Robinson, Captain Beverley W.

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1925. First Edition . Red Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 387 pp., b&w illustrations, small chip out of bottom of title page (about 1/4") and four other pages have small wrinkle in the same area. Previous owner's ink stamp (Jorgensen) on front end page and on edges of pages at top, bottom and fore-edges.

$30.00

The Black Hall Club

By Clough, Reginald

Old Saybrook: Privately Printed by Peregrine Press, 1988. First Edition . Green Cloth. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 93 pp., b&w illustrations; a fine, tight, bright copy.

$35.00