Title Barebow! An Archer's Fair-Chase Taking of North America's Big-Game 29
Binding Full leather
Book Condition Near fine
Edition First Edition
Publisher Seattle Documentary Media, LLC 2008
Seller ID 22659
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.