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ALBEE, LOUISE RANKIN; COMPILER
The Bartlett Collection: A List of Books on Angling, Fishes, and Fish Culture in Harvard College Library. Library of Harvard University Bibliographical Contributions. Edited by Justin Winsor, Librarian. No. 51
(Storrs-Mansfield, CT: Maurizio Martino Publisher), n.d. [circa 1996]. n.d. [circa 1996]. (Storrs-Mansfield, CT: Maurizio Martino Publisher), n.d. [circa 1996]. n.d. [circa 1996]. Fine. - Octavo, blue cloth titled in gilt. 180 pp. Fine.

Reprint, limited to 150 copies, of the 1896 Harvard University edition. Fine .

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Book number: 6513
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 41 | £UK 34.5 | JP¥ 4918]
Catalogue: Sporting
Keywords: SPORTING; ANGLING; FISHING; BARTLETT COLLECTION; CATALOGUE; HARVARD UNIVERSITY LIBRARY; LOUISE RANKIN ALBEE; REFERENCE; LIMITED EDITION REPRINT. (Sporting). (Angling). THE BARTLETT COLLECTION: A LIST OF BOOKS ON ANGLING, FISHES, AND FISH CULTURE IN HARVA

 
BAEKELAND, GEORGE
Gunner's Guide
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1948. 1948. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1948. 1948. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust wrapper is rubbed, soiled & chipped with part of the surface of the front panel rubbed away. There are tears to the head of the jacket spine & the top corner of the front panel & the corners of the front flap have been clipped. [xi] & 115 pages. Illustrated in black & white with tables, graphs & diagrams. Very good in a fair dust wrapper.

First edition. Very good .

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Book number: 11065
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1093]
Catalogue: Sporting
Keywords: SPORTING; HUNTING; SHOOTING; GUNS; SHOTGUNS; GUNNER'S GUIDE; GEORGE BAEKELAND; GAME BIRDS; TABLES; STATISTICS; BALLISTICS; SHELLS; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
BRUETTE, WILLIAM A
Sportsmen's Encyclopedia. Compiled by William A. Bruette
New York: Forest and Stream Publishing Co. (1923). (1923). New York: Forest and Stream Publishing Co. (1923). (1923). Good. - Octavo, softcovers bound in light brown paper wraps backed with a limp brown cloth spine. The front cover is titled with a vignette in brown. The covers are creased with a small piece out from the bottom corner of the front cover and an ink marking. The chapters are spearately paginated:105 pages, 41 pages, 23 pages, 71 pages, 56 pages, and 23 pages respectively. Illustrated throughout with diagrams and photographs. The half-title is darkened and several page corners are creased. Good.

The chapters include: I - Shotguns, Rifles and Pistols; II - Dogs; III - Trapping; IV - Angling; V - Camping & Woodcraft; VI - Boat-Building and Boating. Good .

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Book number: 4094
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1639]
Catalogue: Sporting
Keywords: SPORTING; SPORT; HUNTING; FISHING; BOATS; SHOTGUNS; RIFLES; PISTOLS; TRAPPING; DOGS; BIRD DOG; HOUNDS; KENNELS; DISEASES; VETERINARY; PUPPIES; BREEDING; TRAINING; RETRIEVING; TRAPPING; TRAPS; GUNS; ANGLING; CAMPING; WOODCRAFT; BOAT-BUILDING.

 
BUCK, FRANK HOWARD.
James B. Pond Presents Frank Buck, Famous Zoological Collector. (Brochure).
New York: The Pond Bureau, circa [1932]. [1932]. - Four-page brochure [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide]. Softcover. The title page is illustrated with a black & flame-colored image of a rampaging elephant & its young, along with a black-and-white portrait of Frank Buck. The two center pages promote Buck's thrilling jungle stories of encountering and capturing dangerous wild animals with a border of black-and-white sketches of more animals on the attack, as well as native hunters. An account of Buck's career, a list of the animals he has captured and some tributes are included on the fourth page. There is a stain on page 3 & two small lighter stains on page 4. The brochure has been folded twice. Very good Frank Howard Buck [1884-1950] was an American hunter, animal collector and author, as well as a film actor, director and producer. Beginning in the 1910s he made many expeditions into Asia for the purpose of hunting and collecting exotic animals, bringing over 100,000 live specimens back to the United States and elsewhere for zoos and circuses. He co-authored books chronicling his expeditions. The first of these, "Bring 'Em Back Alive", became a bestseller. In the thirties and early forties he starred in seven adventure films based on his exploits, most featuring "fights to the death" with various wild animals. Very good .
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Book number: 94672
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 136.25 | £UK 114.75 | JP¥ 16392]
Catalogue: Sporting
Keywords: SPORTING; HUNTING; COLLECTING WILD ANIMALS; JAMES B. POND PRESENTS FRANK BUCK, FAMOUS ZOOLOGICAL COLLECTOR; TOUR MANAGER; ILLUSTRATED PROMOTIONAL BROCHURE; AMERICAN HUNTER; AUTHOR; FILM ACTOR; FILM DIRECTOR.

 
CARTIER, JOHN O
Hunting North American Waterfowl
New York: Outdoor Life Books, (1981). (1981). New York: Outdoor Life Books, (1981). (1981). Very good. - Quarto, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are bumped. The top edge of the dust jacket is lightly chipped with a tear & creasing to the rear panel. viii, [i] & 341 pages. There is very light creasing to the top page corners. Illustrated in black & white. Very good.

Second edition, revised and updated. Very good .

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Book number: 4237
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Catalogue: Sporting
Keywords: SPORTING; HUNTING; SHOOTING; WATERFOWLING; WATERFOWL; DUCK HUNTING; GOOSE HUNTING; GUNS; NORTH AMERICAN; JOHN O. CARTIER; ILLUSTRATIONS.

 
CHATHAM, RUSSELL; EDITOR
Silent Seasons: 21 Fishing Adventures by 7 American Experts
New York: E. P. Dutton, (1978). (1978). New York: E. P. Dutton, (1978). (1978). Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The top & bottom edges of the dust jacket's flaps & rear panel are darkened. There is some minor soiling & foxing to the panel with a chip & short tear to its bottom edge. xvi, [1] leaf & 204 pages. Illustrated with 15 drawings by Russell Chatham. Very good.

First edition. Very good .

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Book number: 33290
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.75 | £UK 27 | JP¥ 3825]
Catalogue: Sporting
Keywords: SPORTING; FISHING: 21 FISHING ADVENTURES BY 7 AMERICAN EXPERTS; RUSSELL CHATHAM, EDITOR AND ILLUSTRATOR; DRAWINGS; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION; HARMON HENKIN; WILLIAM HJORTSBERG; JACK CURTIS; CHARLES F. WESTERMAN; THOMAS MCGUANE; JIM HARRISON.

 
DRAKE, GREY (PSEUDONYM).
A Concise Practical Treatise on Artificial Fly Fishing for Trout.
London: G. Berger, Holywell Steet, Strand, [1860]. [1860]. - Octavo, 8-3/8 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide. Brown boards backed with a brown leather spine, titled in gilt on the spine. The front cover is detached and the leather is splitting along the rear joint. The corners and head and tail of the spine are worn and the spine is heavily rubbed with a small chip out from the lower half. 24 pages, with textual illustrations. The title page is detached. The is occasional minor staining in the pages. Good. First edition. RARE. In his preface, the author refers to the work as "the result of my own experience of upwards of fifty years." A wonderful association copy inscribed by Dwight Blaney on his printed card to his close friend, the artist Frank W. Benson. "Frank W. Benson from [Dwight Blaney] Jan. 1922", Blaney's name being embossed on the card. Dwight Blaney (1865-1944) was a collector of angling books and a painter who had a home on Ironwood Island in Maine's Frenchman Bay. The well-known American artist Frank Benson (1862-1951) had a Summer home on the island of North Haven, Maine. Good .
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Book number: 37416
USD 1500.00 [Appr.: EURO 1360.5 | £UK 1147.5 | JP¥ 163919]
Catalogue: Sporting
Keywords: FISHING; SPORTING; FLY-FISHING; A CONCISE PRACTICAL TREATISE ON ARTIFICIAL FLY FISHING FOR TROUT; NINETEENTH CENTURY; 19TH CENTURY; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION; THOMAS ETTINGSALL; GREY DRAKE; GEOFFREY GREYDRAKE; FRANK W. BENSON; DWIGHT BLANEY; IRISH AUTHOR

 
DRURY, CLYDE E
Books of the Black Bass. 1st Supplement to the Revised and Enlarged Edition
(Tacoma, WA: published by the author, June 1980). June 1980). (Tacoma, WA: published by the author, June 1980). June 1980). Very good. - Quarto, stapled printed green wraps with image of a black bass on the front wrap. The wraps are lightly soiled with the extremities slightly faded. Title & pp. 47-78, pp. vii & viii & 1 plate in black & tan, plus blank pages with heading "Notes". Very good.

This publication supplements the second edition, which was published in in May 1979 and reprinted in February 1980. Very good .

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Book number: 6528
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Keywords: SPORTING; FISHING; FLY-FISHING; ANGLING; FISH; BASS; BLACK BASS; CLYDE E. DRURY; SUPPLEMENT; BIBLIOGRAPHY; CHECKLIST; REFERENCE. (Sporting). (Angling). BOOKS OF THE BLACK BASS.1st Supplement to the Revised and Enlarged Edition. Drury, Clyde E.

 
ELLIOTT, J. H
Fishing for Boys
London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. (1961). (1961). London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. (1961). (1961). Very good. - Octavo, green cloth. The spine & extremities are faded. The covers are lightly rubbed with some tiny white marks & with some light staining to the front cover. 156 pages. Color frontispiece, 4 pages of black-and-white illustrations & diagrams in the text. The contents are very good.

Later printing. Very good .

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Book number: 14254
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Keywords: SPORTING; FISHING FOR BOYS; J. H. ELLIOTT; FLY-FISHING; ANGLING; RODS; FLOATS; BAIT; ILLUSTRATIONS; DIAGRAMS.

 
FEARING, DANIEL B
Check List of Books on Angling, Fish, Fisheries, Fish-Culture, Etc. In the Library of Daniel B. Fearing... Newport, R. I
Storrs-Mansfield, CT: Maurizio Martino Publisher, n.d. [circa 1995]. n.d. [circa 1995]. Storrs-Mansfield, CT: Maurizio Martino Publisher, n.d. [circa 1995]. n.d. [circa 1995]. Fine. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt. 138 pp. Fine.

Reprint, limited to 150 copies, of the limited edition privately printed in New York in 1901. Fine .

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Book number: 6530
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Keywords: SPORTING; ANGLING; FISH; FISHERIES; FISH CULTURE; COLLECTOR; COLLECTION; DANIEL B. FEARING; CATALOGUE; CHECKLIST; REFERENCE; LIMITED EDITION REPRINT. (Sporting). (Angling). CHECK LIST OF BOOKS ON ANGLING, FISH, FISHERIES, FISH-CULTURE, ETC. in the Library

 
FRAZIER, IAN
The Fish's Eye: Essays About Angling and the Outdoors
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2002). (2002). New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (2002). (2002). Fine. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. 163 & [1] pages. Near fine.

First edition. Fine .

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Book number: 28238
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Keywords: SPORTING; FISHING; FISH; ANGLING; THE FISH'S EYE: ESSAYS ABOUT ANGLING AND THE OUTDOORS; IAN FRAZIER; MASTER ANGLER; JIM DEREN; NATURE; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.

 
GINGRICH, ARNOLD.
The Fishing in Print: A Guided Tour Through Five Centuries of Angling Literature.
NY: Winchester Press, 1974. 1974. - Large octavo, cloth backed boards, in dust wrapper. There are 3 tiny holes in the cloth of the rear joint. 344 pages, with black & white illustrations throughout. Light foxing to the top edge & the fore-edge of the book. Very good. Very good .
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Book number: 37395
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Keywords: BIBLIOGRAPHY; SPORTING; ANGLING; FISHING; REFERENCE; ARNOLD GINGRICH; ILLUSTRATIONS. (Sporting). (Angling). THE FISHING IN PRINT: A Guided Tour Through Five Centuries of Angling Literature. Gingrich, Arnold.

 
HIGGINSON, A. HENRY
British and American Sporting Authors: Their Writings and Biographies with a Bibliography by Sydney R. Smith and Foreword by Ernest R. Gee
London and NY: Hutchinson and Co. Ltd. 1951. 1951. London and NY: Hutchinson and Co. Ltd. 1951. 1951. Good. - Quarto, green cloth titled in gilt. The binding is spotted. 443 pp. The blanks are foxed. Illustrated with B&W plates. Good.

First edition. Good .

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Book number: 30578
USD 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 16 | £UK 13.5 | JP¥ 1912]
Catalogue: Sporting
Keywords: SPORTING; A. HENRY HIGGINSON; SPORTING AUTHORS; BRITISH; AMERICAN; BIOGRAPHIES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; REFERENCE; SYDNEY R. SMITH; ERNEST R. GEE; PLATES; ILLUSTRATIONS; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION. (Sporting). BRITISH AND AMERICAN SPORTING AUTHORS: Their Writings

 
(HOGG, JACK). ELLIOTT, CHARLES
Gone Huntin'
Harrisburg, PA: The Stackpole Company, (1954). (1954). Harrisburg, PA: The Stackpole Company, (1954). (1954). Good. - Octavo, tan cloth titled in brown with vignettes in brown on front cover. The covers are soiled & lightly bumped. ix & 270 pp. There is an owner's stamp on the front pastedown. Full-page & textual illustrations by Jack Hogg. Good. Good .
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Book number: 1555
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Keywords: SPORTING; HUNTING; SHOOTING; DEER; ELK; BEAR; ANTELOPE; MOUNTAIN LION; CHARLES ELLIOTT; ILLUSTRATOR; JACK HOGG.

 
HUGHES, STEPHEN ORMSBY
Tight Lines and Dragonflies
Philadelphia, PA and NY: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1972). (1972). Philadelphia, PA and NY: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1972). (1972). Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in dw. The extremities are slightly faded. There is light staining to the top edges of the dw front panel & fold. 155 pp. There is an owner's ink inscription on the front endpaper. Full-page illustrations & head-pieces in B&W from drawings by Charles Saxon. Very good. Very good .
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Book number: 1556
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Keywords: SPORTING; ANGLING; FISHING; FLY FISHING; HUMOR; STEPHEN ORMSBY HUGHES; ILLUSTRATIONS; ILLUSTRATOR; CHARLES SAXON.

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