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  1. SOLD Anderson, Luther. Hunting The Uplands With Rifle & Shotgun - Winchester - NY - 1977 1st. Edition [Anderson author of six previous book on hunting, fishing & camping as well as countless magazine articles shares his vast knowledge of the outdoors throughout the Northeastern US & Canada.] 214p - illus with photos - fully indexed - f/f 
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  3. Baubie, William Edward. French-Canadian Verse - pp Chicago - 1917 1st. edition. [A delightful interpretation in verse of English spoken by a number of French Canadians observed during the author's considerable time spent in Old Quebec and Montreal. Many of the characters described in this work are actual acquaintances of the author and he points out that his close association with them ripened into close friendship.] 81p - illus - bound in original brown paper boards with an inset of a typical "Habitat" with his pipe on the front - head & tail of spine chipped o/w vg+ C$30.00
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  5. Bauman, Walter B. Songs of The Gunflint Trail - Pioneer Publishing - IL - 1933 1st. edition [A rare copy of a book of poetry written about the Gunflint Trail in Minnesota.] pages not numbered "about 66" - bound in original pictorial paper covers -  illus in b/w - head & tail of spine chipped o/w vg+ C$15.00
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  7. Bashline, James (ed.) The Eastern Trail - Freshet - NY - 1972 [A complete & authoritative guide to hunting & fishing in the eastern US] 320p - illus - f/f C$8.00 [2]
  8. Bashline, James & Dan Saluts (ed) America's Great Outdoors - Ferguson - Chicago - 1976 [An anthology of 200 years of writing with collected illustrations, a tribute to the Outdoor Writers of America and the eternal romance between man and nature. Among the many legendary works from the golden years of gunning by the likes of William Harnden Foster, Gene Hill, Van Campen Heilner and others is Corey Ford's famous "The Road to Tinkhamtown" in it's entirety. If you are a grouse hunter and haven't read this famous story you are in for a real treat.] 4to - 367p - profusely illus in clr & b/w - fully indexed - pictorial end papers - f/vg+ C$30.00
  9. Becker, A.C. Jr. Game & Bird Calling - Thomas Yoseloff - UK - 1972 [Chapters on calling a variety of game birds & animals with chapters on commercial and homemade devices as well as an interesting section on attracting fish with lures that emit sound.] 147p - illus - f/vg C$10.00 [2]
  10. Bigelow, Wilfred Abram Forceps, Fin, & Feather - Friesen - Altona, Manitoba - 1969 1st ed [The personal account of a Manitoba Doctor who formed Canada's first medical clinic in 1913 while pursuing his hunting & fishing interests with equal spirit of adventure] 116p - illus - bound in stiff board wraps f/vg+ C$8.00
  11. Biscotti, Mathew. THE BORZOI BOOKS FOR SPORTSMEN. Sunrise - Ohio 1992 [An important work that enables collectors to positively identify which titles are actually in the Borzoi Books for Sportsmen as well as the ability to identify first printings of these titles. Also has extensive bibliographic data on the 31 Borzoi titles as well as the ten titles originally published by the Penn Publishing Company which was purchased by Knopf. There are photographs of each of the books in their dustjackets and actual sales records for these titles as found in Knopf's archives. Also included in the work is a section that gives a biographic sketch of each of the authors and illustrators as well as a listing of all their major works.] 201p - Illus with more than 60 B & W photos, frontis in color - signed by the author and limited to 319 numbered copies. f/f C$50.00
  12. Blevins, Winfred. Give Your Heart to the Hawks - Nash - CA - 1973 1st. Ed - [In the Alpine wilds of the Rocky Mountains, men weren't judged by whether they could read or write, or by their color, or by family background, or by how much money they had back home. They were judged by their skill at mountain craft and their ability to survive. These extraordinary men (1806-1836) were the trappers and traders who ventured into the unexplored west 30 years before the settlers dared to follow. Blevins has captured all the color and drama of this heroic period in not so much a formal history but rather a personal tribute to the freest men North America has known.] 349p - illus. - fully indexed - mapped eps - f/f C$15.00
  13. SOLDBradner, Enos. The Inside Of The Outdoors - Superior - WA - 1973 1st. ed. [Being a collection of hundred's of the author's reports & columns published during his 26 yr. career as outdoor editor of the Seattle Times between 1943 & 1970] 256p - illus throughout with cartoon by Alan Pratt - f/vg+ 
  14. SOLD Brandenburg, Jim. Brother Wolf: A Forgotten Promise - Stoddard - Toronto - 1993 1st. edition [We have hated the wolf, we have admired the wolf, some have even loved the wolf, but few have ever known the wolf's story. With a powerful narrative and 140 remarkable photographs, Jim Brandenburg's "Brother Wolf" is the story. It is the compelling tale of wolf hatred and persecution triggered by vicious myths. The story of a highly intelligent predator that continues to howl, hunt, and breed in despite humanities efforts to eradicate it. More than this, it is compelling evidence that wolves and humans share a special kinship.] oblong [9 3/4" x 13"] 160p - profusely illus with the exceptional photography of the author - bound in sand/grey linen with gold titles, pictorial end papers and stunning dust jacket - f/f 
  15. SOLDBrander, Michael. The Hunting Instinct - Oliver & Boyd - UK - 1964 1st. Ed. [The author traces the different attitudes through the ages. He describes how & why field sports developed in relation to other historical events. Whenever possible Brander has shown how they affected people as an essential background to everyday life, and also the different ways in which people have reacted toward them, exemplified on the one hand by those who regard sport as the pursuit of "gentlemen" and on the other by those who have made great efforts to have field sports banned. The debate continues today and one thing is certain--the instinct that induced our earliest ape-ancestors to leave the trees and hunt in the plains is present still in modern man.] 176p - illus - vg/vg 
  16. Brister, Bob. Moss Mallards & Mules - Winchester - NY - 1974  [In his preface, Grits Gresham includes Brister with only a handful of men who truly knew the outdoors & could write about it. Twenty-seven of the authors entertaining hunting & fishing yarns] 216p - illus - vg/vg C$10.00 
  17. Burroughs, Franklin. Billy Watson’s Croker Sack - Norton - NY - 1991 1st. Edition [Like Norman Maclean’s "A River Runs Through It", Frank Burroughs’ essays of trout fishing, duck hunting, and turtle trapping read like fine old whiskey sipped on a cabin porch in Maine or South Carolina in the presence of a master story teller.] 149p - f/f C$8.00
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  19. Burnham, Murray & Russell Tinsley. Murray Burnham's Hunting Secrets - Winchester - NJ - 1983 [Any list of the world's great hunters would have to include Texan Murray Burnham. Few can match the diverse experience and astonishing success record of this widely known designer and producer of hunting equipment. Much on predators, foxes; coyote; bobcat; as well as deer; calling; and tracking.] 265p - illus - fully indexed - f/f C$8.00
  20. SOLDCalkins, Frank. Rocky Mountain Warden - Knopf - NY - 1970 1st. ed [From innocent rookie to canny veteran....the education of a game warden among the wild creatures (poachers and others) in one of the most rugged corners of the American West.] 265p - f/vg+ 
  21. Camp, Raymond R (ed) Hunting Trails - Appleton Century - NY - 1961 - [An anthology of hunting stories (34 in all) by the who's who in brilliant American sporting journalism.] 502p - illus with chapter head vignettes - bound in orange cloth with gold lett sp & cvr - bit of shelf wear to extremity edges - vg/dj corners chipped o/w intact and now under brodart protective cover C$8.00
  22. SOLD Camp, Robert R. (ed.) The Hunter's Encyclopedia - Stackpole & Heck - PA - 1948 1st ed [An absolutely incredible work on all aspects of hunting in North America compiled by a most impressive list of editors & authors under the direction of an editorial board made up of the "who's who" in American sport] 4to - 1152p - fully indexed - profusely illus - exceptional clr plates of all North American game birds by T.M. Shortt & Luis M. Henderson - pos - vg. 
  23. Canada. Commission of Conservation Of Fish, Birds & Game - Methodist - Toronto - 1916 (Proceeding at a meeting of the committee chaired by Sir Clifford Sifton Nov 1 & 2, 1915) [Much early discussion on the fisheries industry, the prohibition of the sale of game, & big game in the Canadian Rockies] 218p - photos. - vg. C$36.00
  24. Carter, Jimmie. An Outdoor Journal - Bantam - NY - 1988 1st ed. [The former US President, author of three National "best sellers" with his most personal book: A delightful journey through seasons of fishing & hunting from his childhood in Georgia to the Whitehouse & beyond] 275p - pos - f/f C$10.00 [2]
  25. Clapham, Richard. Sport On Fell, Beck, And Tarn - Heath Cranton - UK - 1924 1st.ed. [A delightful accounting of days afield including: Fox Hunting On Foot, Otter Hunting On The Becks, Grouse Shooting On The Fells, Trout Fishing On Beck And Tarn, Deer Stalking, Hare Hunting With Beagles, Tracks And Tracking On The Fells, On The Fells With Telescope And Camera, and The Miniature Rifle For Sport. In his foreword to this book, Sir Theodore Cook, then editor of "The Field" states:, "Many men can do things of which they say little and write less. Many men can write whose personal experience has been so uneventful that they have nothing of original value to record. Fortunately for those who love sport in wild places, the author has been able to describe his experiences among the mountains of Lakeland in a way which will not only be a real help to those who propose following his example, but will also give great pleasure to the many who delight to read of the resourcefulness of the unaided sportsman among the solitude's of nature. The keynote of this book being that a comparatively poor man may, if he gives his mind and heart to his game, have just as good a time as the plutocrat, and better."] 164p - well illus with photos and delightful drawings by the author - fully indexed - lower corners slightly worn, blemish to lower left cover (looks like someone attempted to remove a spot) o/w vg. C$56.00
  26. Clark, Greg. Outdoors with Greg Clark - McClelland & Stewart - Toronto - 1971 1st ed - 158p [Born with an insatiable curiosity about the outdoors, and having prowled the woods and meadows since childhood, Clark recounts several dozen of his thoughts & experiences that first appeared in his newspaper column between 1948 & 1962] 158p - f/vg C$10.00 [2]
  27. Connett, Eugene V. lll Oinonen Book Auction Catalog Sunderland, MA 1994 [Being the dispersal of the important Sporting Book Library of Eugene V. Connett lll] 28p [full description of 196 lots - illus -  wrps in original card covers f. C$15.00
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  29. Copenhaver, Howard. More Tracks - Stoneydale - MT - 1992 1st. Edition [78 years of mountains, people & happiness. Recollections of the author's lifetime in his beloved state of Montana, outfitting, horse breaking and story telling with a great sense of humor. A great read.] 192p - illus with photos - f/f C$10.00
  30. I.E.B.C. [Irvine E.B. Cox] (ed) Facts & Useful Hints Relating To Fishing & Shooting Horace Cox - UK - 1874 3rd ed. [Being a collection of various methods for capturing birds, beasts, vermin, and fish; together with a great variety of recipes of all kinds useful to the fisherman and sportsman. To which is added a list of recipes for the management and cure of dogs in disease] 293p - illus throughout with drawings - nicely rebound in original, green cloth, blind stamped & glt lett cvrs - sp replaced with matching material & recovered with the glt lett portion of the original - new eps - pos on ffep - nice tight copy of a very rare book. C$80.00
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  32. Davidson, James West & John Rugge - Great Heart - Viking - New York 1988, 1st Edition [Leonidas Hubbard Jr. Died attempting to cross the sub artic barrens of Labrador in 1903. Two years later, his companion, Dillon Wallace, attempted to cross again. This time he was in competition with Hubbard's widow, who blamed him for her husband's death. Richly reconstructed through journals and diaries, this edition includes an epilogue and extensive notes to the text.] 385p - Illus with b/w photos - bound in original black cloth with gilt lettered grey spine & mapped endpapers - pos o/w vg/dj has some edge wear but looks quite respectable under mylar protective cover C$20.00
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  34. Dickey, Charley. Backtrack - Amwell - NJ - 1990 [As Jim Rickoff once said: "No one evokes the smoke of a campfire, the excitement of a covey rise, or the surprise of a striking bass like Charley Dickey" . Settle back in that favorite chair and enjoy one of America's best loved story tellers] 4to - 150p - illus - bound in blue cloth - glt lettered sp & cvr - f. in sc C$32.00 [2]
  35. Dickey, Charley. Movin' Along With Charley Dickey - Winchester - NY 1985 [More wisdom, wild tales, & wacky wit from the Sage of Tallahassee] 207p - illus - pos f/f C$20.00
  36. Dickey, Charley. Outdoors - Amwell - NJ - 1989 [A companion book to "Backtrack", more great tales] 4to -140p - illus - bound in green cloth - glt lettered sp & cvr - f. in sc C$32.00
  37. Douglas, William O. My Wilderness - The Pacific West - Doubleday - NY - 1960 1st ed. [The author, a former justice of the US Supreme Court, and well known as an animated writer of perception and skill, whether dealing with the world of the out-of-doors or the law, has never before spoken more passionately of his first love—The wilderness, than in this book] 206p - illus by Francis Lee Jaques - mapped eps - pos - vg in chipped dj C$16.00
  38. Forest & Stream Library. Woodcraft Magazine Vol lll - Forest & Stream Publishing - NY - 1902 [A very early anthology containing over 48 outdoor articles authored by Audubon, Roosevelt, & a host of other writers of the time] 192p - illus throughout - bound in full green cloth with gold lett sp - (We have had this book rebound in it's original cvrs , new eps, and a nice bookplate of H.H. Burrell, found on the original paste down affixed to the new - pos (Burrell) on ffep - penned pg numbers added to list of contents o/w a nice tight copy of a very early work - vg. C$60.00
  39. Fraser, Sir Hugh. Amid The High Hills - Black - UK - 1923 [A collection of seventeen of the author's popular articles on sport & natural history, some previously published in The Field, Country Life, The Scottish Field, The Salmon & Trout Magazine, and The Saturday Westminster Gazette.] 224p - beautifully illus by Finlay Mackinnon, Vincent Balfour-Browne & Frank Wallace including 16 plates in clr, 9 b/w + photos & chapter head sketches - fully indexed -early rebinding in 1/4 tan leather over chocolate linen with glt trim, raised bands and wine label with glt titles - light foxing to preliminaries o/w vg+ C$96.00
  40. Garfit, Will. Will's Shoot - The Sportsman's Press - UK - 1994 [In 1970, the author, then in his final year as a postgraduate art student, borrowed L8,250 and at an auction bought sixty-nine acres of abandoned gravel pits which he had loved to explore as a child. This is his delightful story of the toil of reconstruction, and the joy of creating a haven for over 200 species of plants, 132 bird species, 20 of butterfly, 41 species of moss; as well as a wide variety of wild game birds such as woodcock, snipe, ducks & geese. Garfit is passionate in his belief that sport & conservation have always been inseparable.] 117p - illus - f/f C$36.00
  41. Gasset, Jose' Ortega. Meditations On Hunting - Wilderness Adventures Press - MT - 2002 [A lovely reprint of the most quoted book in sporting literature and the finest work on the essence and ethics of hunting.] 139p - illus by Eldridge Hardie - new forward by Datus Proper - f in matching sc C$65.00
  42. Grange, Wallace Byron. The Way To Game Abundance - Scribners - NY - 1949 1st ed. [In 1949, game management was a relatively new science, scarcely 25 yrs old, being taught in several universities but less commonly actually practiced. The Way To Game Abundance addresses a broad spectrum of wildlife incl., animals, upland birds, waterfowl, fish , & others in four interesting parts, Biological & Environmental background; Nature & the inevitability of habitat change; Population cycles; & Methods of control by man] 365p - illus - bound in green cloth with gold lett sp - vg. C$10.00
  43. Hall, Dr. James W; lll Doc Hall's Journal - Wilderness Adventure Press - 1995 1st. ed. [Those who know their sporting literature will know the name Corey Ford. They will also know his mythical collection of New Englanders from Hardscrabble called the Lower Forty. Each of those characters was modeled after a real-life friend of Ford's, and the "Doc Hall" character was Dr. James Hall, one of Ford's closest friends during Doc's years at Dartmouth, where Corey lived. Doc Hall's Journal recounts his remembrances of Corey, of wing-shooting & fly fishing expeditions but more than this it is an account of Doc's five decades of a sporting life well lived] 181p - illus with photos of adventure with Corey Ford and others from Hall's personal collection f/f - Signed by the author C$30.00 [2]
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  45. Hallock, Charles. The Sportsman's Gazetteer & General Guide - Forest & Stream Publishing - NY - 1877 1st ed [A monumental undertaking by the author in two parts: Part one being a general guide to the game animals, birds & fishes of North America: Their habits & various methods of capture. Copious instructions in shooting, fishing, artificial fly dressing, dog handling, taxidermy, woodcraft, etc. with Part two being a directory to the principal game resorts of the United States by State & the Dominion Of Canada by Province] 12mo - 896p in two parts - engraved frontis of the author + an engraved dedication page of two gun-dogs - - rebound in original green cloth - raised lett sp with glt & black deco - black deco cvr with pictorial glt dogs head - new eps - pos on title page - Overall vg. (A rare, early gem lacks 2 maps) C$60.00
  46. Heacox, Cecil. The Education Of An Outdoorsman - Winchester - NY - 1976 1st ed [The hunting & fishing adventures of a conservationist whose career led him from a fish hatchery to the top echelons of NY wildlife administration] 191p - Illus - f/f C$10.00
  47. Helmericks, Constance. Hunting In North America - Stackpole - PA - 1956 [In his intro, Ted Kesting, then Editor of Sports Afield states, "I know of few men, and no other woman, better qualified than Constance Helmericks to write a book such as this" Shortly after graduating from University, the author and her husband, bought a one-way trip ticket to Alaska. Connie shares the vast knowledge learned from many years in the wilderness.] 298p - illus by Ned Smith - vg/ndj C$10.00
  48. Henderson, David. Covey Rises & Other Pleasures - Amwell - NJ - 1983 [A collection of 26 well written hunting & fishing stories including several Duck Hunts. One story, "Oh Canada", recalls three of the author's trips north for big pike & walleye in Ontario's Abitibbi Region, another to the Laurentions for trout & the third, salmon on the Miramachi] 153p - illus by Shepard Foley - clr frontis - bound in deep navy leatherette with glt lett sp & cvr - L/E of 1000 numbered copies produced for the NSFL - signed by the author, the illus., & the president of the NSFL - pos o/w f/ in sc C$40.00                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
  49. Herbert, H.W. (Frank Forester) Complete Manual For Young Sportsmen - pp - Westvaco Corp. 1993 - # 36 in their American Classics Series [With directions for handling the gun, the rifle, and the rod; the art of shooting on the wing; the breaking, management, and hunting of the dog; the varieties and habits of game; river, lake, and sea fishing; etc., Prepared for the instruction and use of the youth of America. An absolutely gorgeous copy of the famous 1856 release] 282p - illus with wonderful reproductions of Forester's originals - pictorial eps - bound in taupe cloth with gold lett sp & cvr deco f. in matching pictorial sc C$32.00
  50. Herbert, H.W. (Frank Forester). Warwick Woodlands - Derrydale - MS - 1990 [Another very lovely facsimile reprint of the author's great 1934 work and companion book to My Shooting Box.] 200p - clr frontis & title page - illus - bound in burgundy leatherette with glt deco and lined cvr & sp - L/E of 2500 copies - f. C$32.00
  51. Hodgson, Robert G. Backtracking In The Fur Industry - Fur Trade Journal of Canada - Toronto - 1947 1st ed. [A historical accounting of silver fox ranching in Canada] 4to - 98p - profusely illus in b/w with many early photos & drawings - bound in navy cloth with lovely silver/blue pictorial cvrs - f. C$15.00 
  52. Home, Sir Alec Douglas (Lord Home). Reflections On Field And Stream - Little, Brown - MA - 1979 [Delightful memories of a former British Prime Minister upland shooting on Scottish moors & angling for salmon in pools on the Tweed] 111p - beautifully illus by Rodger McPhail - pictorial eps - f/f C$16.00
  53. Hopkins, Bruce A. Shotshells And Cedar Shafts - Cassety Hollow - NY - 2003 [The author, a highly respected freelance writer who will be familiar to readers of "Traditional Bowhunter", Professional Bowhunter, and Full Draw shares nearly 30 years of wingshooting and traditional bowhunting experience in this classic collection of 18 stories.] 168p - illus - f/f C$32.00
  54. Houston, Pam (ed.) Women On Hunting - Ecco Press - NJ - 1994 [An anthology containing 47 outstanding contributions by female writers (some pro-hunting, some anti-hunting, and some like the editor, standing somewhere in between] 336p - wrps - f. C$12.00
  55. SOLDHumphreys, John. More Tales of The Old Poachers - David & Charles - UK - 2003 [Stolen fruit is the sweetest, they say, and the poaching of the squires rabbits and pheasants in the face of risks which might include a thrashing or imprisonment has a firm place in British folklore. Humphries has collected a charming selection of famous stories of the most daring of the Countries poachers and their often death defying brushes with irate game keepers.] 184p - illus with the lovely clr drawings of John Paley - f/f 
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  57. Kennard, C.H. What Sport! - Muller - UK - 1947 1st. ed. [A collection of encompassing many years of the author's ramblings about the world in search of sport. Chapters include among others; After bighorn sheep in British Columbia - Salmon versus trout - A caribou hunt in British Columbia + several on the author's favorite pastime "training and hunting Labrador retrievers".] 87p - illus with photos - bound in green cloth with glt titles and a glt lab's head to cover - some browning to end papers and a gift inscription dated 1947 on ffep o/w vg. C$16.00
  58. Kerasote, Ted. Bloodties - Random House - NY - 1993 1st ed [The author a naturalist, outdoorsman, environmental activist, & gifted writer explores "why we hunt" A book that deserves the attention of hunters & anti-hunters alike] 277p - pos o/w f/f C$10.00
  59. Kilgo, James. Deep Enough For Ivorybills - Algonquin - NC - 1988 1st ed [A memorable look at hunting, fishing, & companionship in the south] 193p - illus by the author - f/f C$10.00 [2]
  60. King, Major W. Ross. The Sportsman And Naturalist In Canada - Coles - Toronto - 1974 [Being a facsimile edition of the original published in the UK in 1866 as a handbook for the visiting sportsman. Much on the wild game it's habitat and methods of pursuit throughout Lower Canada from the St Lawrence through Niagara and the Great Lakes Region. [334p - illus with plates & woodcuts including nice frontis (wild turkey) f/vg C$20.00 [2]
  61. Knight, John Alden. Moon Up ~ Moon Down - Solunar Sales - PA - 1972 [The story of the Solunar Theory, originally perfected by an old time market hunter and for many years, relied on by thousands of fly-fisherman] 163p - several paragraphs underscored (neatly) in red ink - pos - o/w vg+/vg+ C$12.00
  62. Koller, Larry. The Treasury Of Hunting - Odyssey - NY - 1965 [Expert advise on techniques & gun selection for most North American species of game animals & birds] 4to - 251p - profusely ill in clr & b/w - pos on ffep o/w f/vg C$10.00
  63. Laycock, George. The Hunters & The Hunted - Merideth - NY - 1990 [The pursuit of game in North America from Indian times to the present] 4to - 280p beautifully illus - f/vg C$10.00 [2]
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  65. MacDougall, Walter M. (ed) Remembering Dud Dean - Down East - ME - 2002 [A collection of the best of Arthur MacDougall's famous tales of a fictional Maine guide who won many friends and admirers through the pages of Field & Stream magazine in the 1920s & 1930s' collected & edited by Arthur's son.] 251p - illus with b/w photos & drawings - f/f C$28.00 
  66. MacGregor, Roger. When The Chestnut Was In Flower - pp - Lansdowne, Canada - 1999 1st. edition [An extensively and thoroughly researched portrait of the famous Chestnut Canoe Company of Fredericton, New Brunswick and of the deep woods traditions from which it emerged in 1904 to it's final days in 1978.] 339p - illus with photos and drawings - signed by the author - f/f C$80.00
  67. Madson, John. Out Home - Winchester - NY - 1979 [A collection of well written outdoor essays by the former assistant director of Winchester-Western Division of Olin Corp, and one of America’s foremost nature writers who’s work has appeared in virtually every important natural history publication in the country. Selected and edited by Michael McIntosh.] 206p - illus by Dycie Madson - f/f C$28.00
  68. Maine, The State of. Report of Commissioners of Fisheries And Game 1900 - Kennebec Journal - Augusta, ME - 1900 [Being a report to his excellency Llewellyn Powers, Governor on the status of the Commissions' activity for the year ending Dec 31, 1900] 81p - illus with many now historical photos, bound in green cloth with black, blind stamped & glt lett cvr - ex library Ont. Dept. of Lands & Forests and so stamped on ffep - near f. C$32.00
  69. SOLDMartin, Brian. More Tales of the Old Gamekeepers - David & Charles - UK - 2003 [In the wake of the success of his first evocative anthology on the subject, Martin has tracked down a further distinguished group of Gamekeepers who recall their lives in surprisingly sharp detail, in their own colorful words. [192p -beautifully illus in clr by Philip Murphy - f/f 
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  71. SOLDMartin, Brian. Tales of the Old Gamekeepers - David & Charles - UK - 2003 [Ever since man has set aside land primarily for game preservation, the professional gamekeeper has been a pillar of the country community. As generation after generation followed in father’s footsteps, he inherited great stories of sporting and natural knowledge. This work is a tribute their story.] 189p - beautifully illus in clr by Philip Murphy - f/f 
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  73. Mason, Jerry (ed) The American Sportsman Treasury - Galahad - NY - 1971 [A collection of twenty of the best articles, from this classy magazine together with accompanying art & photography. Included are articles on Brown Trout, Whitetails Hunts, Fly fishing, Woodcock, North American Mountain Sheep, Striper Fishing, Calling Elk, Rainbow Fishing, & More.] 4to - 252p - profusely illus in clr - f/f C$10.00
  74. Mayer, Alfred M. (ed) Sport With Gun & Rod - Century - NY - 1883 1st. Edition (Bruns p297) [In his preface, Mayer states, and we quote: "My connection with this volume was unexpected. Some time ago I suggested to the editor of The Century Magazine that the various articles on hunting and angling which had appeared in that periodical should be collected into a book." And so the task began.......... 13 chapters on Large Game: [The Black Bear] Charles Ward; [Bear-Hunting In The South ] James Gordon; [Fox-Hunting In New England] Rowland Robinson; [A Buffalo-Hunt In Northern Mexico] Lew Wallace; [The North American Cervidae] George Bird Grinnell; [Moose Hunting] Charles Ward; [Moose Hunting In Canada] Earl of Dunraven; [Caribou-Hunting] Charles Ward; Deer-Hunting On The Au Sable] W. Mackay Laffan; [Hunting The Mule-Deer In Colorado] J. Harrison Mills; [The Wild Sheep Of The Sierra] John Muir; [The Antelope] George Bird and [A Musk-Ox Hunt] Frederick Schwatka. 14 chapters on Angling: [The Primitive Fish Hook] Barnet Grinnell; Phillips; [Trout-Fishing In The Rangley Lakes] Edward Seymour; [Black Bass Fishing ] James Henshall; [In The Haunts Of Bream And Bass] a poem by Maurice Thompson; [Salmon Fishing] A.G. Wilkenson; [Striped Bass] Francis Endicott; [Porpoise Shooting] Charles Ward; [The Michigan Grayling] Thaddeus Norris; [Sea-Trout Fishing] A.R. Macdonough; [The Halcyon In Canada] John Burroughs; [Among The Thousand Islands] Howard Pyle; [The Split Bamboo Rod] William Mitchell & Laurence Alexander; [On The Invention Of The Reel] Alfred Mayer; & [Relations Between The Weight And Length Of Brook Trout] W. Hodgson Ellis. 9 chapters on Feathered Game: [Some American Sporting Dogs] William Tileston; [North American Grouse] Charles Whitehead; [Bob White, The Game Bird Of America] Alfred Mayer; [The American Woodcock] George Bird Grinnell; [Field Sports In Minnesota] Charles Zimmerman; [Canvasback & Terrapin] W. Mackay Laffan; [A Day With The Rails] Alfred Mayer; [The Shot-Gun] Alfred Mayer. Plus additional works on Camps, Taxidermy, & Bow-Shooting.] 892p - profusely illus with 38 full page engravings + literally hundreds of others from woodcuts interspersed among the text - bound in original royal blue cloth with black figures and glt titles - decorative eps - fully indexed - very minimal wear to cvrs, some fraying to head & tail of spine, corners nicked o/w tight, clean - other than faults noted vg+ A nostalgic & unforgettable read C$150.00
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  76. SOLDMcIntyre, Thomas. Dreaming the Lion - Countrysport - MI - 1993 1st. Edition [The twenty-three stories in this collection written by Sport Afield hunting editor Tom McIntyre explore the spell the wild casts over many who go afield with gun or rod. From Woodcock in Ireland to Dall’s sheep in Alaska to Cape Buffalo in Africa, from Chukars in Idaho to Pronghorns in Wyoming, these adventures of a sportsman who has led a charmed life reveal the reasons we hunt and fish and why the experience enriches us.] 309p - illus by Glenn Wolffe - signed by the author f/f 
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  78. Moore, Phil H. The Castle Buck - Longman's Green - Toronto - 1946 [Hunting & fishing adventures with a Nova Scotia guide.] 300p - illus with line drawings by Ralph Day - ndj o/w vg. C$15.00 
  79. Moore, Phil H. With Rod And Gun In Canada - Jonathan Cape - UK - 1922 1st ed. [Trout fishing, moose hunting, canoeing fast water including a chapter on the art of handling a canoe in swift water including poling the craft up through rapids. The majority of this most interesting account of early times is spent in Nova Scotia and more specifically in the Lake Rossignol district. A fascinating and important contribution to Canadian history] 261p - illus with many exceptional early photos - minor shelf wear and fading to covers o/w vg./ C$65.00 
  80. Morrow, Laurie & Steve Smith. Shooting Sports For Women - St Martins - NY - 1996 1st ed [A practical guide to shotgunning & riflery for the outdoors woman. Equipment, technique, & safety plus a directory of associations, outfitters, & shooting preserves] 268p - illus - f/f C$10.00
  81. Neate, W.R. Mountaineering and it's Literature - The Mountaineers - Seattle - 1980 [A descriptive bibliography of selected works published in the English language, 1744 - 1976.] 165p - wrps in clr photo cvrs - f. C$20.00
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  83. Newbury, Arthur St John. Caught On The Fly - Meadow Run - NJ - 1989 [Being the first reprint ever of the author's "Fugitive Notes Of Sport And Other Things" first published in Ohio, 1908 in a L/E of only 120 copies. Written in a rather conversational style, often at times quaint, this lively collection of tales chronicles the author's lifetime pursuit of hunting North American big game & fly fishing for salmon, trout, & grayling throughout the US & Canada in later life the intrigue of salt water fishing sent Newbury on many extended trips to Florida & the Bahamas] 306p - illus with photos & chapter head vignettes - bound in beige cloth with green pictorial cvr and green lett sp - L/E of 500 copies - small mark on cvr & others on sp o/w near f. C$56.00
  84. Newkirk, Newton. Doc an' Jim an' Me - Tales of Camp Life - National Sportsman - Boston 1909 4th edition. [Humerous tales of the hunting and fishing adventures of three Bostonians into the north Maine woods.] 71p - illus by the author - original paper wraps - toned from age with worn spine head and tail o/w vg C$20.00
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  86. McIntyre, Thomas Days Afield - Dutton - NY - 1984 1st. edition [Journeys and discoveries in Hunting and Fishing from a popular contributing editor of Sports Afield.] 205p - illus with drawings by Jennifer Dewey - f/f C$10.00 
  87. SOLDOlson, Siguard F. The Lonely Land - Knopf - NY - 1964 [The author's adventures of thrilling white-water by canoe down five hundred miles of Canada's wild Churchill River, re-exploring the same rapids, lakes, portages, ancient campfires, & primitive wilderness haunts of the voyageurs of an earlier time] 273p - illus by Francis Lee Jaques - prev owner's bookplate on ffep - f/f 
  88. Ontario Government. Ontario Game And Fish Commission 1892 - Warwick & Sons - Toronto - 1892 [Being the Commissioners report to Sir Alexander Campbell (Lieutenant Governor) on the status of Ontario's game animals, wildfowl, and fish. Contains recommendations in respect to regulation and includes Provincial surveys including the names, county of residences & occupation of hundreds of residents polled + a 139p indexed section with b/w plates of fish, game birds, & fur bearing animals.] 483p illus - rebound in lovely navy linen with glt lett sp - glt bit worn o/w vg+ C$100.00
  89. Oppel, Frank (ed) Hunting North America 1885 -1911 - Castle - NJ - 1987 [An anthology of 45 very early hunting stories first published in Outing Magazine. Waterfowling (including shorebird shooting, upland gunning & big-game hunting. Many tales of early wilderness excitement in Canada and the US.] 480p - illus - bound in chocolate leather pictorial cvrs -pos on title page o/w f. C$20.00 
  90. Oppel, Frank (ed) Hunting & Fishing In Canada - Castle - NJ - 1988 [Being a treasury of thirty-three turn of the century stories carefully selected from pre 1900 issues of Outers and other sources.] 472p - illus - f/f C$20.00 
  91. Ormond, Clyde. Complete Book Of Hunting - Harper & Row - NY - 1964 [Game animals (big & small, waterfowl, upland shooting. Illustrated section on estimating big-game trophies] 467p - illus, photos & drawings - f/f C$8.00 
  92. Outdoor Writers of Canada - Stories of the Outdoors - Mitchell Press - Vancouver, BC - 1970 1st. Edition [A selection of seventeen previously published works by the leading Canadian writers of the 50’s & 60’s. Western waterfowl, Muskies, Pheasants, James Bay geese, Large Mouth bass, Nova Scotia fishing and more.] 140p - illus by Walter Leaver - inked inscription by one of the contributors to a former owner - f/f C$10.00
  93. Ovington, Ray. A Sporting Artist's Game Bag - Amwell - NJ - 1989 [It is a rare quality to be acknowledged by your pears as an expert with both rod & gun as well as a artist's brush. Add to these accolades the ability to write and the list of such experts becomes quite short. Ray Ovington shares his many years in the outdoors with you in the pages of this lovely release.] 335p - illus by the author - forward by Jim Rikhoff - bound in full light blue leather with glt pictorial cvr & sp - L/E of 1000 numbered copies produced for the NSFL - signed by the author, & the president of the NSFL - f. in sc C$76.00
  94. Parker, Clement C. Compendium Of Works On Archery - MacManus - PA - 1950 [Being an extensively researched bibliography on Statutes, Manuscripts in the British Museum, Archery Societies, and General Listings of published works pertaining to Archery dating from the sixteenth century.] 74p - limited to 300 copies - near f. (A very rare and desirable work) C$75.00
  95. Peattie, Donald Culross. Sportsman's Country - Houghton Mifflin - NY - 1952 1st ed. [The author, a great American naturalist looks at the habitat of fish & game and provides the reader with much insight into the cover and conditions that are both common & vital to the species] 180p - vg. C$10.00
  96. Pepper, Eric & Jim Rikoff (ed.) Hunting Moments of Truth - Winchester - NY - 1973 1st ed [In the course of every hunter's life there comes at least one special experience, a rare, almost mystical moment that seems to crystallize everything that hunting seems to mean. Pepper & Rickoff, themselves outstanding outdoor writers present a collection of 22 such experiences as told by a distinguished cast of contributors.] 208p - illus with drawings by Milton Weiler - bit of foxing along top outer edge o/w vg/vg C$20.00
  97. Phillips, James H. Undercover Wildlife Agent - Winchester - OK - 1981 [Being the casebook of US Federal conservation officer Robert O. Halstead in the Chesapeake Bay region of Maryland.] 108p - illus with photos & the original art of Patrick Sawyer - f/f C$16.00 
  98. Pulling, Pierre. Game & The Gunner Winchester - NY - 1973 1st ed [The author, a former employee of the US Fish & Wildlife branch with advice on firearms, game shooting , & wildlife management] 233p - illus - f. C$10.00 [2]
  99. SOLD Reiger, George. Heron Hill Chronicle - Lyons & Burford - NY - 1994 1st ed. [Why does a gifted, world savvy New Yorker pass up lucrative career opportunities and move to a quiet, coastal Virginia salt-marsh farm in mid-life? The author, conservation editor of Field & Stream did just that, and shares his experience with you in this exceptional book] 189p - chapter head drawings by Gordon Allen - f/f 
  100. Proper, Datus C. Pheasants Of The Mind Prentice Hall - NY - 1990 1st ed [A hunter's search for a mythic bird. The author explores the wonders of nature, the art of the hunt, & the glory of the English language] 154p - illus by Eldridge Hardie - f/f C$10.00 [2]                                                               
  101. Reiger, John. American Sportsmen and the Origins of Conservation - Winchester - NY - 1975 1st. ed. [A brilliantly documented book that defies popular logic as to the roots of the conservation movement. Reiger clearly points out that American sportsmen who hunted & fished for pleasure were the real spearhead of conservation and continue to be despite claims by special interest groups and governments that they are the saviors of our lands, waters, & wildlife.] 316p - illus with photos - signed by the author - small mark from a price sticker on ffep o/w vg/vg C$24.00
  102. Reisner, Marc. Game Wars - Viking - NY - 1991 [A stunningly written firsthand account of how undercover game wardens operate in their attempt to apprehend poachers and smugglers of wildlife.] 294p - pictorial eps - f/f C$10.00
  103. Rikoff, Jim. Mixed Bag - Amwell - NJ - 1984 [A selection of hunting, fishing & other stories from the former director of public relations for Winchester's Olin div] 248p - illus - glt lettered sp & pictorial cvr - f. in f sc C$24.00 [2]
  104. Rutledge, Archibald. Days Off In Dixie - Doubleday Page - Garden City, NY - 1924 1st. edition [Among scarcest and most coveted of the great Southern writer's magnificent works.] 298p - illus with photos - bound in original publisher's dark green linen with glt titles - glt lettering on spine although legible, has faded - this rare volume is in remarkable condition inside and out and is to be considered at the very least vg. C$650.00
  105. Rutledge, Archibald. Fireworks In The Peafield Corner - Amwell - NJ - 1986 [A wonderful anthology of Southern hunting stories and plantation life selected by the famous author’s son, Judge Irvine Rutledge. [357p - illus by Steve Thomas - bound in deep burgundy leather with gold titles - silk ribbon marker - raised bands on spine - moiré fabric end papers - Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies & signed by Judge Rutledge, Steve Thomas & Jim Rikhoff, president of the National Sporting Fraternity - f in matching sc. C$200.00
  106. SOLD Ruark, Robert. The Old Man And The Boy - Henry Holt - NY - 1959 [Among the great outdoor literary classics, The Old Man And The Boy is a wonderful reflection of the authors boyhood years under the care of a loving grandfather anxious to pass on all he knows to his grandson.] 303p - illus with line drawings by Walter Dower - vg/dj has several closed tears and edge wear with no significant loss, in new mylar protector 
  107. Sandberg, Walt. The Turn In The Trail - Amwell - NJ - 1980 [Northwoods tales of the Upper Great Lakes] 215p - illus by Gordon Allen - bound in green buckram with glt lett sp & gold deco cvr - L/E of 1000 copies prepared for the National Sporting Fraternity Limited & signed by the author, the illustrator & the president of the NSFL - f. in sc C$68.00
  108. Samson, Jack. Hunting The Southwest - Amwell - NJ - 1985 [Following the success of "Game In The Desert" by Jack O’Connor, NSFL president Jim Rikhoff got a hold of his long time friend and recently retired editor of Field & Stream with the view an entirely new book on the Southwestern United States and it’s vast choices of hunting opportunities. The term Southwest really doesn’t have specific boundaries but it is safe to say that it generally refers to Arizona, New Mexico, parts of southern Utah, southwestern Colorado, some of west Texas and perhaps a portion of southern California. The game is plentifully, and varied and Samson was a wise choice for the job so sit back and enjoy .] 172p - illus by Victoria Blanchard - bound in textured brown leatherette with gold titles - aeg - sewn in ribbon marker - limited to 1000 numbered copies, each signed by the author, the illustrator and the president of the NSFL - fine in a fine slip case. C$75.00
  109. Scott, William Henry. Scotts British Field Sports - Sherwood, Neely & Jones - UK - 1818 1st. edition [Embracing practical instructions in Shooting-Hunting-Coursing-Racing-Cocking-Fishing, &c. With observations on the breaking and training of dogs and horses; also The management of fowling pieces, and all other sporting implements.] 615p - illus. with 34 copper engraved plates and numerous chapter illustrations - recent 1/4 binding in rich, black sheepskin leather over original marbled boards, fresh marbled end papers, original leather spine cover laid on - marbled outer edges - an approximate two inch stain appears throughout most of upper center margin of the leaves, preliminaries and frontis margins soiled, some foxing & soilage to page margins, marbled boards rubbed and worn along the fore edge o/w vg. and quite rare C$200.00
  110. Sheldon, Co. Harold P. The Tranquillity Stories - Winchester - NY 1974 [The complete texts of Tranquillity, Tranquillity Revisited & Tranquillity Regained, three great classics in a single volume with a new forward by Ralf W. Coykendall Jr. [288p - illus with an interesting photo section - f/f C$40.00
  111. Sheldon, Col. Harold P. Tranquillity - Barnes - NY - 1945 [A reprint of the author's 1936 classic tales of sport with rod & gun and the colorful characters that inhabit Sheldon's "Tranquillity" in the Lower Champlain Valley] 194p - illus by Arthur Fuller - Intro by Nash Buckingham - vg. C$32.00
  112. SOLDSheldon, Col. Harold P. Tranquillity Trilogy - Willow Creek - WI - 1986 [All three of the author’s great classics: Tranquillity; Tranquillity Revisited; & Tranquillity Regained] 540 ttl pages - each illus by Arthur Fuller - each bound in deep burgundy buckram with gold titles - each f in a f matching sc 
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  114. Smith, Edmund Ware. Further Adventures of The One-Eyed Poacher - Crown - NY - 1947 1st. trade editon [More great stories of the weird and wonderful Jeff Coongate who was born clutching a jack-light and left school as soon as he was able to read the labels on whiskey bottles.] 219p - illus with the wonderful drawings of A. Lassell Ripley - inscribed by the author - some sort of adhesive has caused a portion of the last page of the forward (xviii) & the first chapter title page to become fused o/w this book is in lovely condition with minor edgeware to the dust jacket - vg/vg bargain priced because of it's little problem C$25.00
  115. Smith, Edmund Ware. Tall Tales And Short - Derrydale - MS - 1991 [A lovely reprint of a Derrydale work first published in 1938 chronicling the fictionalized stories of Jeff Coongate hunting and fishing in the Maine woods. Smith was the editor of the National Sportsman.] 187p - illus by Milton Weiler - bound in navy leatherette with gold titles - aeg - marbled end papers - L/E of 2500 copies. f/ndj issued C$40.00
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  117. Stewart, Gail (ed.) The Cabinet Of Natural History & American Rural Sports - Imprint Society - MA - 1973 [The following ad appeared in the National Gazette of Philadelphia on Nov. 2, 1880 "The subscribers are about issuing a periodical under the title Cabinet Of Natural History & American Rural Sports, the object of which is to embrace the natural history of this country in the higher & more interesting branches of Zoology, viz: Ornithology and Mammalogy, together with an account of the sports and pastimes of North America". The periodical, one of the most elegant in American history ran into financial difficulty and ceased publication in 1883. In its final form it included, besides the text, 56 plates in 28 parts., usually found today in 3 bound volumes dated 1830, 1832, 1833. This exceptional edition contains all of the 56 plates, 12 in full clr, together with some of the wood engravings. The text accompanying the plates has been abridged. The 3 title pages & the two frontispieces are included] folio - 150p - richly ¼ bound in green cloth on mustard boards - gold stamped sp & cvr deco - L/E of 1950 copies and produced from originals belonging to Yale Univ. f/ in sc C$60.00 [2]
  118. Tapply, William. Sportsman's Legacy - Lyons & Burford - NY - 1993 1st ed [A son's richly memorable account of days afield & astream with one of the world's greatest sportsmen, H.G. "Tap" Tapply] 115p - f/f C$10.00
  119. Trefethen, James B. An American Crusade for Wildlife - Boone & Crockett Club / Winchester - NY - 1975 1st. Edition [An interesting look at the wildlife conservation movement in America and how American Sport hunters and fisherman spearheaded the movement to save wildlife from extinction and carried the ball for so many years while the rest of the nation remained apathetic.] 409p - illus with chapter head drawings and numerous photos - couple of outer edge marks o/w f/f C$10.00
  120. Vale, Robert B. Wings Fur & Shot - Stackpole - PA - 1936 1st ed [A grassroots guide to American hunting by a writer-hunter with a deep affection for the land] 199p - clr frontis & beautifully illus by George Sutton - pos - vg/in chipped, plastic covered dj C$10.00
  121. Walden, Howard T. Anchorage Northeast - Morrow - NY - 1971 1st. ed. [Anchorage Northeast is the story of a highly respected New Jersey angling writer's quest and discovery of a more tranquil life on a stretch of Nova Scotia's spectacular coast] 254p - illus - mapped eps - f/vg C$28.00
  122. Warren, Edward Royal - The Beaver - Williams & Wilkins - MD - 1927 [One of the first in depth studies of the animal that shares so much of North American & particularly Canadian history.] 177p - illus with photos - bound in dark green cloth with glt lett sp & cvr - cvr is embossed with the official seal of the American Society of Mammalogists - vg+ C$40.00
  123. Waterman, Charlie. The Hunter's World - Random House - NY - 1976 [A photographic journal that tracks hunting from northern Alaska to southern Florida. In text & exceptional photography, the author draws you closer not only to the game but to the environment & inter relatedness of species] 4to 250p - 300 photos (193 in clr) - f/f C$10.00 [3]
  124. Weeks, Edward. The Open Heart - Little, Brown - NY - MA - 1955 [The autobiography of the author, a great outdoorsman & former editor of "The Atlantic Monthly"] 236p - near f/vg C$24.00
  125. Wheelwright, Horace William "The Old Bushman" Sporting Sketches - Warne - UK - nd (1860's) [A delightful collection of the author's stories, previously having appeared in the columns of The Field Newspaper; the one entitled "Lost in the Bush," in the Intellectual Observer. Bear hunting in Nordland, Duck Shooting in Sweden, several chapters on early Horse Racing, one on Fishing, and the last entitled The Poacher.] 16mo - 434p - bound in reddish brown cloth with marbled eps and glt label to sp - aside from a 1 1/2" cut at the upper edge where the front cvr & sp join & the usual foxing to the eps, this wonderful early sporting book is in remarkable condition with very minor shelf wear. - pos on ffep - overall vg. C$96.00
  126. Williams, Ben Ames. The Happy End - Derrydale - MS - 1991 [A lovely reprint of William's 1939 classic, being nine of the author's stories of trout fishing, wing shooting, & turkey hunting] 240p - illus by Churchill Ettinger - bound in navy leatherette - aeg - glt lett sp & cvr deco L/E of 2500 copies - f. C$15.00 [2]                                                                                                                                                                                                             
  127. Whitney, J. Parker. Reminiscences of a Sportsman - Forest & Stream - NY - 1906 1st. ed. [Being a collection of the author's articles many originally written for Sportsman's Review. Whitney was a wealthy New England entrepreneur who besides traveling abroad, enjoyed some of the finest outdoor pursuits available in the mid to late 1800's.] 467p - restored in original navy cvrs with glt lett sp and new eps - teg - inscribed by the author - vg. C$80.00
  128. Wilson, James. The Rod And The Gun - Adam & Charles Black - Edinburgh - 1844 [Being two treatises on angling and shooting.] 460p - illus throughout from engravings & woodcuts of flies, game fish, grouse, red deer, upland shooting, etc. - teg - ¼ bound in green leather over marbled boards with leather corner protectors - repaired spine & eps - overall vg. C$100.00
  129. Woolner, Frank. My New England - Countrysport - ME - 1972 [A delightful collection of essays by an author who was a fisherman of the first rank and an expert on woodcock and grouse hunting whose opinion was valued on a national scale.] 166p - illus with drawings by Maria Boes - f/f C$27.00
  130. Wulff, Lee (ed.) The Sportsman's Companion - Harper & Row - NY - 1968 1st ed [A compendium of advice on how to identify, stalk, fish & hunt North American fish & game with detailed info on equipment, camping, & various other matters] 4to - 413p - illus - vg/vg C$8.00 
  131. SOLD Zern, Ed. To Hell With Hunting - Appleton-Century - NY - 1946 [An incredibly humorous look at all phases of hunting complimented by the author's dizzy drawings] 99p - vg.