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Tranquility, Tranquility Revisited and Tranquility Regained

By Sheldon, Col. Harold P.

Oshkosh, WI: Willow Creek Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1986. Reprint. Hardcover. 1 of 2500 copies. Maroon three volume box set. Vol 1 (ix, 194 pages) Vol 2 (vi, 162 pages) Vol 3 (iv, 186 pages). Black and white illustrations. A collection of hunting vignettes and anecdotal essays by the well known Vermont sportsman-enthusiast. .

$45.00

The Seasonable Angler

By Lyons, Nick

NY: Funk and Wagnalls. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Light foxing to tops edges of pages. . Jacket lightly toned.. 1970. First Printing. Hardcover. Tan cloth. xi, 177 pages. The story of a fisherman's year, from the projects of winter through the joy of an evening rise on the Beaverkill. A lovely copy of the author’s first book. .

$20.00

Geological Survey of New York: Palaeontology: Volume IV, Part I:   Containing Descriptions and Figures of the Fossil Brachiopoda of the Upper  Helderberg, Hamilton, Portage and Chemung Groups, 1862-1866
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Geological Survey of New York: Palaeontology: Volume IV, Part I: Containing Descriptions and Figures of the Fossil Brachiopoda of the Upper Helderberg, Hamilton, Portage and Chemung Groups, 1862-1866

By Hall, James A.

Albany, NY: C. Van Benthuysen and Sons. Fair with no dust jacket; Rear boards nearly detached and left side of . backstrip peeling, front hinge cracked.. 1867. Hardcover. Black cloth stamped in blind and in gilt with brachiopod design on front boards and spine. xiv, 1-428 pp + 63 luscious black and white lithograph plates of brachiopod fossils. A third volume in the authors comprehensive survey of fossils collected throughout New York. In this volume, he describes and illustrates brachiopods (clam-like shelled creatures prevalent during prehistoric times, though many species still populate the colder waters of the globe) found in the rocks of western, central and Adirondack regions of New York State. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

$70.00

Monarch the Big Bear of Tallac

By Seton-Thompson, Ernest

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Parts of dust jacket laid in. Boards rubbed.. 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. Many illustrations by the author. Decorative blue cloth with b/w illustration of bear on front boards. ; 214 pages .

$13.00

Feathers 'n Fins: A Collection of Hunting and Fishing Tales

By Hennessey, Tom

The Amwell Press. Very Good; Slipcase very lightly rubbed.. 1989. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding housed in brown cardboard slipcase with dog illustration affixed to one side. Introduction by Robert Elman. Foreword by Gene Hill. A collection of hunting and fishing tales written by the Bangor Daily News outdoor writer. Signed by Hennessey on the recto of the front free endpaper. xvi, 352 pp.; Signed by Author .

$50.00

The Modern Angler: Including the Solunar Theory

By Knight, John Alden

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, one inch tear to top edge of . front boards.. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue decorative binding. xiv, 260 pp. Photos and illustrations. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. ; Signed by Author .

$75.00

Modern Fly Casting

By Knight, John Alden

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket tattered and missing pieces at . corners.. 1942. First Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. Decorative gray cloth binding. Photos. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. ; 79 pages; Signed by Author .

$35.00

Field Book of Fresh-Water Angling

By Knight, John Alden

NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Bookstore label on front free endpaper, . jacket soiled and tattered.. 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth. Index, illustrations. ; 207 pages .

$14.00

Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness

By Van Dyke, Henry

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Gift inscription on front free endpaper, . boards rubbed.. 1896. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. Light green decorative cloth with Art Nouveau design by Margaret Armstrong. Many engravings and photo illustrations. Top edges gilt. viii, 291 pp. A collection of essays about the pleasures of fishing, travel, and the outdoors. .

$20.00

The American Naturalist: a Popular Magazine of Natural History, Volume VII: Nos. 1-6

Salem, MA: Peabody Academy of Science. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards detached, leather eroded at corners and . backstrip, a few lightly soiled pages.. 1874. Hardcover. Many engravings and illustrations, including beautiful 2 lithograph plates of fossils. Includes articles about natural history observations and research, book reviews, and reader snippets. Three-quarter leather with marbled sides. Contains the following issues: January 1874 - No. 1: Articles about botany of Sweden and Wyoming, birds of South Carolina, animal life of Cuyamaca Mountains around San Diego, sexual development of plants, brachiopods, and obituary notice for Louis Agassiz. February 1874 - No. 2. Articles about Yellowstone National Park by Theo. B. Comstock, Brontotheridae fossils, birds of Florida, botany of Cuyamaca Mountains, a French view of American science, botany of Wyoming, American waterbirds, botany of Norway and Russia, examination of a giant squid found off Newfoundland. March 1874, No. 3. Articles by Louis Agassiz on teething among Selachian fish, wild cattle of Scotland, exploration of the Gulf of Maine with the dredge, Yellowstone, giant squid, botany of Wyoming, and Missouri entomology. April 1874- No. 4. Articles about flora of Penikese Island off Mass. Coast, local variations in the notes and nesting habits of birds, new species of Willow from California, American robin, Wyoming botany, sea urchins, Yellowstone, bird lice. May 1874 - No. 5. Articles about natural history of a polymorphic butterfly, sparrow hawk, natural limits on insect populations, Swainson's buzzard, fossil horses, Swiss alpine botany, diatoms. June 1874 - No. 6. Articles about caterpillar preservation, Cyprinoid fishes of New Jersey, bird migration, deer antlers, and the keeping of pet spiders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages .

$40.00

Fisherman\'s Luck And Some Other Uncertain Things
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Fisherman's Luck And Some Other Uncertain Things

By Van Dyke, Henry

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, foxing to endpapers and . first and last several leaves.. 1905. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Gorgeous navy decorative cloth with design of hyacinths, shells, bubbles, and fish stamped in green, blue and gold by Margaret Armstrong on front boards. Top edges gilt. Many black and white plates by F. Walter Taylor. A collection of essays about fishing, travel, and other topics. ; 285 pages .

$18.00

Days Off:  And Other Digressions
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Days Off: And Other Digressions

By Van Dyke, Henry

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and dampstained, rear hinge . cracked, front endpapers soiled and have ink erasures.. 1907. First Edition. Hardcover. Gorgeous navy decorative cloth with flower design white, blue and gold by Margaret Armstrong on front boards. Top edges gilt. Many black and white plates. A collection of essays about fishing, books, birds, and other topics. ; 285 pages .

$13.00

Fisherman\'s Luck And Some Other Uncertain Things
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Fisherman's Luck And Some Other Uncertain Things

By Van Dyke, Henry

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine faded, armorial . bookplate on front pastedown and newspaper clipping about the author . pasted to front free endpaper.. 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Pale green decorative cloth with design of water lilies and fish stamped in green and gold by Margaret Armstrong on front boards, though confusingly lacking her intertwined MA stamp and showing the author's initials instead. Top edges gilt. Many black and white plates by various artists. A collection of essays about fishing, travel, and other topics. ; 247 pages .

$25.00

Thirty-Seven Years of Big Game Shooting in Cooch Behar, the Duars, and  Assam:  A Rough Diary
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Thirty-Seven Years of Big Game Shooting in Cooch Behar, the Duars, and Assam: A Rough Diary

By The Maharajah Of Cooch Behar

Prescott, AZ: Wolfe Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1993. Hardcover. 1879356236 . Red leatherette with gilt front and spine, all edges gilt, sewn in marker ribbon. xxviii, 461 pages. Black and white photos, illustrations, appendix, and tipped in map. A limited edition reprint of this 1908 account of hunting and fishing at the turn of the century in India near the Himalayas. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$20.00

The Burgess Seashore Book for Children
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The Burgess Seashore Book for Children

By Burgess, Thornton W.

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, corners rounded, owner name . penciled on front free endpaper, rear hinge cracked.. 1951. Later Printing. Grey cloth binding with color illustration affixed to front boards. Numerous black and white photographs. Burgess' charming exploration of marine life as seen through the eyes of his animal characters Danny Meadow Mouse, Jimmy Skunk, Reddy Fox and Graywing the Gull. A lovely clean copy. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 336 pages .

$55.00

The Outermost House:  A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod
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The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod

By Beston, Henry

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket toned, chipped, a few closed tears, . and has a small area of liftoff on the front panel.. 1943. Hardcover. Green cloth with title stamped in silver on spine and in blind on front board. Green faded topstain. ix, 222 pages. Black and white photograph frontispiece, new author preface for this printing (1943) , black and white illustrations. A beautiful copy of this classic chronicle of a year of life upon a Cape Cod beach. .

$125.00

Tranquility, Tranquility Revisited and Tranquility Regained
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Tranquility, Tranquility Revisited and Tranquility Regained

By Sheldon, Col. Harold P.

NY: A. S. Barnes and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. 1 of 5000 copies. Brown cloth boards housed in green cardboard slipcase with printed paper labels which have light foxing. Black and white illustrations. Stories of hunting and fishing in Vermont during the early part of 1900s. ; 540 pages .

$75.00

Fishing for Fun and to Wash Your Soul
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Fishing for Fun and to Wash Your Soul

By Hoover, Herbert; Nichols, William (editor)

NY: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped.. 1963. First Printing. Hardcover. Library of Congress number 63-13549. The fishing ruminations of ex-President Herbert Hoover. Author photo with smoking pipe on front jacket panel. ; 86 pages .

$25.00

The Fisherman\'s Guide to Maine
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The Fisherman's Guide to Maine

By Doucette, Earl

NY: Random House. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Board lightly rubbed, jacket chipped at . spine and tape repaired on the reverse at flaps.. 1951. First Printing. Hardcover. 1445515539 . Green cloth. xi, 308 pages. Endpaper maps in color, black and white maps, appendices, and index. The 1951 first printing of this compendium of information on catching the cold and warm water fishes of the state and details on the various regions where to catch them. Dust jacket illustration is beautiful. .

$20.00

Greased Line Fishing for Salmon:  Compiled from the Fishing Papers of the  Late A. H. E. Wood of Glassel
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Greased Line Fishing for Salmon: Compiled from the Fishing Papers of the Late A. H. E. Wood of Glassel

By Scott, Jock

London: Seeley, Service & Company. Good with no dust jacket; Corners bumped, boards rubbed, owner name and . date in pencil on ffep and light pencil notes to text.. 1937. Third Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth. xvi, 221 pages + 2 pages of ads. Frontispiece plate in color, black and white photos and illustrations. An explanation of the A. H. E. Wood greased line method (a precursor to floating fly line) which developed the concept that as water temperature rises Salmon prefer to rise from the bottom of the rivers to take flies on or close to the surface. .

$25.00

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