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1 Aagaard, Finn Aagaard's Africa: A Hunter Remembers
Washington DC National Rifle Association 1991 0935998624 / 9780935998627 First Edition Hardcover Very good Very good 
Octavo (23 cm), pp. 196. Blue cloth with silver titling, pictorial jacket and endpapers. Errata sheet laid in, black and white photos and drawings throughout. Jacket has moderate edge wear. Stories of big game hunting in Kenya before doing so without a permit was outlawed in 1977. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Atlantic Salmon & the Fly Fisherman, Anderson, Gary
2 Anderson, Gary Atlantic Salmon & the Fly Fisherman
Toronto Doubleday Canada 1985 0385232845 / 9780385232845 First Edition Hardcover Very good Very good Signed
Signed by author Anderson and illustrator Ed Sutton on half title page. Quarto (28 cm), pp. 241. Navy blue cloth with pictorial jacket. With bibliography, appendices and index. Jacket has light edge wear and one small closed tear at spine. Boards with corner wear. Gift inscription on free front endpaper. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Arizona Desert King and I, Babala, Jim
3 Babala, Jim The Arizona Desert King and I
Whitehorse, Yukon Jim Babala 1989 0889259380 / 9780889259386 First Edition Hardcover Near fine Near fine Signed
Signed and inscribed by author to an unknown recipient on presentation page (#83 of 100) tipped in at free front endpaper: "Thank you for putting sheep on the mountain." Octavo (23 cm), pp. 241. Dark brown grained paper with gilt-stamped titling. Pictorial jacket (front and back), with black and white photos scattered throughout, and newspaper tributes to sheep guide Jack Walters reproduced at the very end. Very slight edge wear to jacket, top of spine barely bumped. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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The Upper Yukon: Another Look at Wilderness Hunting, Barnett, David
4 Barnett, David The Upper Yukon: Another Look at Wilderness Hunting
Clinton, NJ Amwell Press 1983 First Edition Hardcover Fine Signed
Limited edition (#55 of 1,000) signed by author and publisher. Octavo (21 cm), pp. xviii, 196. Dark blue leather boards with gilt titling, in black and blue slipcase. All edges gilt, silk endpapers. Includes foreword by renowned sheep hunter and author Jim Batten, 120 black and white photos from the author's collection and archives, bibliography, and appendices on Field Gear and Mammals and Birds seen by the 1903 Osgood party. Publisher's promotional brochure laid in, stapled to a signed letter from the publisher to the former owner, collector Richard Beagle, upon which Beagle noted in pencil his order of the book and when it was received. Flawless copy. First Edition. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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North American Falconry and Hunting Hawks, Beebe, Frank Lyman and Harold Melvin Webster (eds.)
5 Beebe, Frank Lyman and Harold Melvin Webster (eds.) North American Falconry and Hunting Hawks
Sheridan, WY Western Sporting 2013 Hardcover Fine 
Quarto (29 cm), pp. 832 in two volumes. Blue cloth boards with brown quarter-bound leather, gilt titling and designs. Marbled endpapers. Blue cloth covered slipcase. An un-numbered copy of the limited ninth edition (275 numbered copies). Contributions by 20 authors. Lavishly illustrated with color paintings and black and white illustrations by 18 artists.Includes glossary, bibliography, references, appendix of hoods, hooding and hoodmaking, index and advertisers. A stunning, gift-quality, unread set. No jackets, as issued. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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American Engravers, Bleile, C. Roger
6 Bleile, C. Roger American Engravers
North Hollywood, CA Beinfeld Publishing 1980 0917714296 / 9780917714290 First Edition Hardcover Very good Fair 
Folio (30.5 cm), pp. 191. Black boards with gilt titling, black and white jacket. Black and white, color photos throughout, includes directory of engravers. Jacket has many chips and large tears that someone repaired with tape. Former owner's name on free front endpaper and initials on title page, boards are bumped at corners. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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From Out of the Yukon, Bond, Jim
7 Bond, Jim From Out of the Yukon
Portland, OR Jim Bond 1948 Paperback Very good 
Signed and inscribed "Kindest regards" by author on first leaf. Later edition. Quarto (27 cm), pp. 102. Staplebound within paper pictorial wrappers.Black and white photos throughout, and includes foreword by J. Hammond Brown, president of the Outdoor Writers Association of America. Light edge wear and scuff mark on back cover. Documents the 57-day expedition sponsored by the Yukon Fish and Game Association, providing a valuable record of game in this unsurveyed -- and nearly unexplored -- region. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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From Out of the Yukon, Bond, Jim
8 Bond, Jim From Out of the Yukon
Portland, OR Jim Bond 1948 Paperback Good 
Signed and inscribed "Kindest regards" by author on first leaf. Later edition. Quarto (27 cm), pp. 102. Staplebound within paper pictorial wrappers. Black and white photos throughout, and includes foreword by J. Hammond Brown, president of the Outdoor Writers Association of America. Moderate edge wear, and 1" of material missing from cover at base of spine. Documents the 57-day expedition sponsored by the Yukon Fish and Game Association, providing a valuable record of game in this unsurveyed -- and nearly unexplored -- region. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Hold That Tiger and Other Stories, Bond, Jim
9 Bond, Jim Hold That Tiger and Other Stories
Portland, OR Jim Bond 1958 First Edition Paperback Near fine Signed
Signed and inscribed "Sincerely yours" by author on title page. Quarto (27 cm), pp. 67, plus [32] of black and white photo plates. Pictorial wrappers over stapled binding, Cover has light edge wear. Includes chapters on tiger hunting in India, moose and sheep hunting in North America, and one on "Guns and Game" by former U.S. Ambassador to Ceylon and nature writer Philip K. Crowe. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Hunting Elusive Antelope, Brown, Jim
10 Brown, Jim Hunting Elusive Antelope
Boring, OR Jim and Chris Brown 1994 Paperback Very good Signed
Octavo (21 cm), pp. 108. Signed by author on title page. Pictorial wraps, black and white photos throughout. Cover has light edge wear. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 Brown, Jim and Wes Brown The Do's and Don'ts for Deer Blacktail and Muledeer
Boring, OR Jim and Wes Brown 1991 First edition Paperback Fine 
Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 187. Copy number 151 of 500 from the first printing. Deer motif embossed on front wrapper, black and white photos throughout. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Angler's Coast, Chatham, Russell
12 Chatham, Russell The Angler's Coast
Garden City Doubleday 1976 0385009461 / 9780385009461 First edition Hardcover Very good Very good Signed
Signed and dated by author on half title page. Octavo (21 cm), pp. [8], 9 - 158, [2]. Tan boards with green quarter-cloth and gilt spine text. Illustrations by the author, introduction by novelist and sporting writer Thomas McGuane. Publisher's ink speckled on bottom of text block. Jacket has light wear, a small slit about mid-spine, and discoloration on verso along spine. Also discoloration along gutter at half title page. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Silent Seasons: 21 Fishing Stories by Thomas McGuane, William Hjortsberg, Jack Curtis, Harmon Henkin, Charles Waterman, Jim Harrison and Russell Chatham, Chatham, Russell (ed.)
13 Chatham, Russell (ed.) Silent Seasons: 21 Fishing Stories by Thomas McGuane, William Hjortsberg, Jack Curtis, Harmon Henkin, Charles Waterman, Jim Harrison and Russell Chatham
New York E.P. Dutton 1978 0525204563 / 9780525204565 First Edition Hardcover Very good Good Signed
Signed by author on half title page. Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 204. Brown boards with pictorial jacket. Illustrated with 15 drawings by Chatham. Jacket has multiple creases, chips and tears; boards with light sunning and edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Random Casts, Connett, Eugene
14 Connett, Eugene Random Casts
Camden, SC The Premier Collection 1987 Hardcover Fine 
Limited edition. Octavo (23 cm), pp. 195. Green Morocco with raised bands, gold-stamped titling, marbled endpapers, and gilt edges. Illustrated throughout with photos and drawings. Reprint of 1939 edition (Wetzel, "American Fishing Books," p. 125). 
Price: 35.00 USD
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After Wild Sheep in the Altai and Mongolia, Demidoff, Elim
15 Demidoff, Elim After Wild Sheep in the Altai and Mongolia
New York Abercrombie & Fitch 1966 Hardcover Fine 
Reprint of 1900 classic. Octavo (23 cm), pp. 324. Light brown cloth over orange quarter cloth, with silhouette of a bighorn ram stamped in black. No jacket as issued. Includes foldout color map of the Altai Mountains and Russian-Chinese border with the expedition route marked, index of plant names from the mountains, index, black and white photos and illustrations throughout. Demidoff, who was an Italian prince married to a Russian countess and speculated to be the richest man in the world, undertook the expedition in order to acquire spectacular trophies (photos of which are included in this volume). According to the publisher of this edition, "If the group would have to rough it in uncivilized and inaccessible wilds, Demidoff saw to it that they would rough it in the best possible style ... with cook and valet, their personal physician, even a pet lap dog." 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Barebow! An Archer's Fair-Chase Taking of North America's Big-Game 29, Dunn, Dennis
16 Dunn, Dennis Barebow! An Archer's Fair-Chase Taking of North America's Big-Game 29
Seattle Documentary Media, LLC 2008 First Edition Full leather Near fine 
Oblong folio (26 x 39 cm), pp. 503. Deluxe limited edition in gray buckram-covered slipcase. Signed on vellum limitation page by author, artists Hayden Lambson and Dallen Lambson, and publisher Bary Provorse. Limited to 100 numbered copies, this one is unnumbered; however a note on the limitation page reads, "In addition, 20 author's proof/artist's proof copies are being printed for the use of the author, the artists and their families. Over time a very few of those 20 may be made available to major conservation organizations, to be used solely for conservation fundraising purposes." Full leather with gilt stamped text and author's facsimile signature, bear image blind stamped on front board. All edges gilt. Green endpapers. Green ribbon bookmark sewn-in. Illustrated throughout with color paintings and black and white drawings. Crease to half-title page and staining to slipcase, else fine. No jacket, as issued. “A comprehensive account of the author's successful achievement of the so-called Super Slam, taking all species of North American big game listed in the Pope and Young record books … the first hunter to do so hunting barebow, 'without the aid of any yardage sight-pins, or any other devices attached to the bow for aiming purposes.' … The format does full justice to the magnificent animals Dunn pursues. Chapters are fronted with full-page paintings by Hayden Lambson and Dallen Lambson. Their fine artwork captures the noble essence of each species with a stylized realism that complements Dunn's writing. … With Dunn's Barebow!, we get a beautifully illustrated album of North America's great big game species and detailed accounts of one hunter's experiences pursuing each.” –Gray's Sporting Journal First Edition. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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17 Grey, Zane Tales of Fishing Virgin Seas
New York Derrydale Press 2000 1568331592 / 9781568331591 Paperback Near fine 
Quarto (26.5cm), pp. 216. Cover shows light rubbing. Black and white photographs and illustrations throughout. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Instructions to Young Sportsmen, in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting, to which is added the Hunting and Shooting of North America, with Descriptions of the Animals and Birds, Hawker, Lt. Col. Peter and  William T. Porter
18 Hawker, Lt. Col. Peter and William T. Porter Instructions to Young Sportsmen, in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting, to which is added the Hunting and Shooting of North America, with Descriptions of the Animals and Birds
Philadelphia Lea and Blanchard 1846 Hardcover Good 
Octavo (23 cm), pp. xvi, 2- 460, plus advertisements. First US edition from the ninth London edition, with material added on North American hunting and game animals. Original red cloth binding with gilt lettering, design of hunting dogs stamped on upper board. Evidence of exposure to moisture, as well as foxing, discolored leaves. Boards are well-worn and possibly singed at tail of spine. Former owner's stamp on front pastedown. In "A Sportsman's Library," Stephen Bodio writes that "'Instructions' is one of the prime examples of 'lyrical shoptalk' in sporting literature. If you read it, it will not only give you a sensory simulacrum of sport in 1814, but you will know how to judge a gun, clean a gun, shoot a period wildfowling gun ... train a dog, prevent rust, explore a pond, stalk a curlew, make a bowl of punch..." 
Price: 115.00 USD
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The Compleat Brown Trout, Heacox, Cecil E.
19 Heacox, Cecil E. The Compleat Brown Trout
Clinton, NJ Amwell Press 1983 0876911297 / 9780876911297 First Thus Hardcover Fine Signed
Limited edition (#133 of 1,000) signed by author and publisher. Octavo (25 cm), pp. xix, [iii], 182. Dark brown leather boards in paper covered slipcase with gilt border, boards with gilt titling, all edges gilt, gilt-stamped brown trout on rear board, silk endpapers. Includes index and bibliography, line drawings throughout by Wayne Trimm, four color plates. Published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the brown trout's introduction to American waters. Slipcase is fine, no jacket as issued. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Carving Famous Antique Bird Decoys, Hillman, Anthony
20 Hillman, Anthony Carving Famous Antique Bird Decoys
New York Dover Publications 1988 0486257991 / 9780486257990 Staplebound Very good Signed
Folio (31 cm), unpaginated. Signed with short inscription by author on title page, dated 1988. Pictorial wrappers, with 16 full page plates of patterns. Wrappers have light edge wear. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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