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1 Betten, H.L Upland Game Shooting
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1944 no Cloth Good No Jacket 
Stated fourth printing. Maroon cloth. No jacket. 450 pp. A few color illustrated plates throughout, by Lynn Bogue Hunt. A collection of anecdotes on hunting various game, mostly birds, and in various locations, including Oregon, North Dakota, etc. With chapters on guns and gun dogs. GOOD condition. Heavy fading to the cloth along the spine and extremities. Minor scuffing, soiling and edgewear. Some spotting to the fore edge. Paper toned in the interior. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Bonner, Paul Hyde The Glorious Mornings. Stories of Shooting and Fishing.
New York Charles Scribners' Sons 1954 no First Edition Cloth Good No Jacket 
First edition. Green cloth. No jacket. 228 pp. A collection of fictional short stories on hunting and fishing, from catching salmon to hunting larger game and birds. Paul Hyde Bonner was an American author and diplomat, perhaps better known for his novels based on international politics and intrigue (South Carolina Literary Map website and Princeton University special collections). GOOD+ condition. General fading and very minor spotting to the covers. Light scuffing and edgewear. Minor browning to the spine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Craven Recreations in Shooting: With Some Account of the Game of the British Islands
London Henry G. Bohn, publisher. 1859 no Cloth Good No Jacket 
Stated new edition. Green ribbed cloth with raised decorations. Xxviii, 307 pp., plus 32 pages of ads in the rear and ad endpapers. With 62 wood engravings and 9 engravings on steel, all present as called for. A general account of hunting in the British Isles, discussing the methods of finding and shooting various game birds, as well as game such as rabbit, deer and ferrets. With a few chapters discussing the importance of various breeds of dogs, including the Newfoundland and the Water Spaniel. GOOD condition. Moderate fading to the cloth, with some browning along the extremities and heavy browning to the spine. Minor scuffing and very light soilng. Cloth scuffed and frayed at the corners and spine tips, with a few small tears at the head of the spine. Slight bubbling to the cloth on the rear cover. First two ad endpapers TORN, with their lower halves MISSING. Minor general browning to the paper. The signature at pages 219-226 is becoming loose, although still attached. Previous owner's signature on the first endpaper. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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4 Herbert, Henry William Frank Forester’s Field Sports of the United States and British Provinces of North America. VOLUME 2 only of a two volume set.
New York Stringer and Townsend 1849 no Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Early printing of this work with the American Elk frontispiece. Several other illustrations present in the text. This classic hunting text covers wild fowl, fowl shooting on Long Island, Chesapeake Bay shooting, the bison, the elk, the moose, caribou, antelope, grizzly bear, prairie sports, turkey shooting and many other topics. Also included are several appendices, one covering fish and fishing in North America. In GOOD condition with moderate scuffing to the covers, especially noticeable to the rear cover. Light fading and soiling. Corners bumped and frayed. Spine pulled and frayed. Cloth beginning to split along the top rear backstrip. Binding is solid as is the text block. Minor to moderate foxing throughout the text, especially to the first several pages. Faint semicircle dampstain present to the top margin of the pages, just touching the text that shrinks and disappears by the middle of the book. Solid copy of this work in GOOD condition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 Miller, E.D., Lieut.-Col. Fifty Years of Sport
New York E.P. Dutton no Cloth Good No Jacket 
no date. Blue cloth, perhaps circa 1920. No jacket. 350 pp. Black and white photos and illustrations throughout, all present as called for. An account of the author's life in the British military including trips to India and Egypt. With several chapters on polo and polo playing, as well as polo playing in America and steeplechasing. Other chapters recall his experience in the South African or Boer War, as well as World War I. He also recalls hunting expeditions around the world, including India and elsewhere. GOOD condition. Mostly minor soiling and general fading to the cloth. Hinges worn. Extremities scuffed and bumped. A few minor stains to the covers. Frontispiece almost completely detached from the binding. Text block otherwise solid, but toned. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Sportsman. January 1837. New Series No. 1 Vol. II, No Author Given
6 No Author Given The Sportsman. January 1837. New Series No. 1 Vol. II
London Printed by Joseph Rogerson 1837 no Original Wraps Poor 
[No authors given]. The Sportsman. January 1837. New Series No. 1 Vol. II. London: 1837. Published at 19, Old Boswell Court, Temple Bar. Printed by Joseph Rogerson. In original wraps, with a cover illustration of a hunter with his rifle and dog, as well as several game animals. 52 numbered pages plus several unnumbered index pages and several unnumbered pages of ads in the rear. This volume offers tales and advice on hunting and fishing, as well items on horse racing, many articles on hunting with hounds, an article on hunting in Canada, on hunting tiger, and hunting in the Orient, etc. It also contains a list of winning horses for the year 1836. This magazine continued the magazine 'The Sportsman and Veterinary Recorder' and was replaced with New sporting magazine, Sporting review, and from July 1846, Sporting magazine [British Library records]. This volume lacks the one illustrated plate and has a two by 2 ˝ inch piece cut out of an article on page 39/40 and a 2 ˝ inch by 7 inch column cut out on page 41/42. In POOR/FAIR condition. Minor soiling to the covers. Moderate to heavy fading and scuffing. Heavy tattering to the extremities including the spine and the pages of the magazine themselves. Several small chips and tears present to the covers. Cover is DETACHED from the text. The text block is saddle stitched and is weak but still intact. Text is clean with minor darkening to the pages. The pages of ads in the rear are unopened. A rather hard to find hunting journal in POOR/FAIR condition. Photos available upon request. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 No author given. Skinner, J.S. (editor) American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine. Vol IV. No. 9. May 1833.
Baltimore J.S. Skinner, publisher. J.D. Toy, Printer 1833 no Original Wraps Good 
Light blue illustrated wraps, with text on the rear. With a few illustrations in text, LACKING the frontis portrait of a horse. A single issue of this magazine primarily devoted to horse racing and equestrian events. This includes a look at the pedigrees and breeding of various horses, as well as upcoming horse races and predictions of the success of various horses. Also included is a section on hunting, primarily relating to foxes and the training of dogs. GOOD condition, apparently disbound from a larger volume. LACKING wrap on spine. Moderate foxing to the covers, with some soiling and general fading. Interior solid with browning along the extremities and scattered foxing/minor staining throughout. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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8 No author given. Skinner, J.S. (editor). American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine. Vol IV. No. 8. April 1833.
Baltimore J.S. Skinner, publisher. J.D. Toy, Printer 1833 no Original Wraps Good 
Light blue illustrated wraps, with text on the rear. With a few illustrations in text, LACKING the frontis portrait of a horse. A single issue of this magazine primarily devoted to horse racing and equestrian events. This includes a look at the notable horses, as well as upcoming horse races and predictions of the success of various horses in future races. With a section on hunting and shooting a deer, as well as rifle shooting. condition, apparently disbound from a larger volume. LACKING wrap on spine. Minor to moderate foxing to the covers, with some soiling and general fading. Interior solid with browning along the extremities and scattered foxing/minor staining throughout. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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A Sporting Tour Through Ireland, England, Wales and France in the years 1912-1913, Smith, Harry Worcester
9 Smith, Harry Worcester A Sporting Tour Through Ireland, England, Wales and France in the years 1912-1913
Columbia, SC The State Company 1925 no First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Signed by Author
A Sporting Tour Through Ireland, England, Wales and France in the years 1912-1913: including a concise description of the packs of foxhounds and modes of hunting, types of horses and the crack riders. General observations on the histories of the counties of Ireland, the castles and cabins: a view of the customs and manners of the Irish people; together with a story of fox hunting in England and France. And a chapter on the Welsh and Mr. Curre’s hounds, concluding with a word picture in detail of the Grand National Steeplechase of 1913. Columbia, SC: 1925. The State company. 2 volumes. First editions, with a piece of paper glued to the first front endpaper bearing a quoted poem and a small inscription SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR and addressed to a Mr. Frank C. Brinkerhoff. Illustrated with many photographs. These volumes describe the hunting and travel tour of the author, a master of the foxhounds. They are in GOOD+ condition. Light soiling and uneven darkening. Both volumes bear the discoloration on the covers attributed to dampstaining. It is found along the hinge of the back cover of the first volume and over most of the back cover as well as the front hinge. The index of volume 2 bears light dampstaining in the margins of the index. There is no other trace of dampstaining in either volume. Spines of both volumes sun faded. Light edgewear. The inner texts are clean and tight with light foxing to some of the photo plates. Pages lightly faded. Previous owner’s inscription on ffeps of each volume. These volumes are still very attractive despite the wear to the covers, SIGNED by the author. In GOOD+ condition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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10 Whitney, Caspar; Grinnell, George Bird; Wister, Owen Musk-Ox, Bison, Sheep and Goat. American Sportsman's Library
New York The Macmillan Company 1904 no First Edition Cloth Good No Jacket 
First edition. Green cloth, illustrated in black. 284 pp. including index, plus 2 pp of ads. With black and white illustrations, all present as called for. Three essays written by George Bird Grinnell, Owen Wister and Caspar Whitney that recall their exploits in hunting various animals, with Grinnell describing a bison hunt and Wister describing both the Mountain Sheep and bighorn, as well as the White Goat. GOOD condition. Minor fading, scuffing and a hint of soiling to the covers. Spine browned, with a faint whitish stain near the head. Faint white line across the rear cover. Minor edgewear. Interior clean and solid with light toning to the paper. Faint dampstain at the center fore edge and lower margin of a few pages near the middle. One plate (at page 80) loose and re-tipped in with archival glue. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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