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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: 12.00 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: 40.00 USD
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4 Forester, Frank. The Dog. By Dinks, Mayhew and Hutchinson
New York Geo. E. Woodward 1873 no Cloth Good 
Stated complete and revised edition. Compiled, abridged, edited and illustrated by Frank Forester (Henry William Herbert). Green cloth. A reissue of "The Sportsman's Vade Mecum" of 1856, containing material not in that work on dog breaking, although this is a later printing of the reissue (first published in 1857, this published in 1873). 663 pp. With a few illustrations. A detailed guide to the raising and training of dogs for hunting, as well as for their general care, with chapters on a few specific breeds. GOOD condition. General fading, some scuffing, minor discoloration and soiling. Extremities scuffed. Owner's signature on the first endpaper. Minor toning in the interior. BAL 8158. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Sportsman. January 1837. New Series No. 1 Vol. II, No Author Given
5 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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6 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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7 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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8 O'Connor, Jack Hunting in the Southwest.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 no Cloth Good 
Maroon cloth. No jacket. 279 pp., plus index. Black and white photos throughout. Originally published as a limited edition by the Derrydale Press, under the title Game in the Desert. A discussion of hunting tactics and game of the Southwest United States, including mule deer, the desert bighorn, the pronghorn antelope, mountain lion, coyote and various game birds. GOOD condition. General fading, minor scuffing and edgewear, with very light soiling. Sporadic dampstaining affecting the lower 2 inches of the pages throughout, most noticeable on the illustration pages. Page edges foxed. 
Price: 55.00 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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North American Big Game. A Book of the Boone and Crockett Club, Various authors.
10 Various authors. North American Big Game. A Book of the Boone and Crockett Club
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1939 no First Edition Cloth Good 
First edition. Brownish cloth. No jacket. 533 pp. With a few illustrations and black and white photos. A work covering all aspects of big game hunting in North America, discussing rifles and ammunition, hunting with bow and arrow, photographing big game, etc. This includes chapters on deer, the wapiti, caribou, moose, pronghorn, muskox, puma, jaguar, bear and walrus. With tabulation records noting trophy big game, including where killed, size and by whom. GOOD+ condition. Minor fading and edgewear. A few pencil check marks in the contents pages. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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11 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: 25.00 USD
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