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Image for <b> Florida Enchantments  </b><br>[Outdoor Life]

Florida Enchantments
[Outdoor Life]

By: Dimock, A.W. & Julian

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York:, The Outing Publishing Company,: 1908.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008632


Almost every phase of outdoor Florida life is here pictured and described from the dangerous sport of capturing live alligators in the coast rivers to life with the Bee Hunters in the interior . [Bookman] Interesting features on moonshine, Tarpon fishing, Salt water fly fishing, Manatees Dolphin, Crocodiles, and Florida Birds. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Green cloth covered boards with pictorial in th... View more info

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Hunting on Kenai Peninsula and Observations on the Increase of Big Game in North America
[Alaska]

By: Eddy, J.W. [John Whittemore]

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Seattle, Lowman & Hanford Co: 1925

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 009508


Inscribed by the author on the front fly leaf: "To Henry Dickinson [?], From John W. Eddy, Nashville, April 27, 1929." Eddy was a bear hunting fanatic and his books are respected to this day. This is his first and scarcest title, printed by a relatively small publisher. Publisher's Green Stamped cloth; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Light wear to cloth, rubbing to extremities, mild bumps to t... View more info

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Sketches in Stable and Kennel
[English Country Life]

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London: England, Nattali & Maurce Ltd: 1944

Seller ID: 009702


Lionel Edwards (1878 - 1966) was a British artist who specialized in painting horses and other aspects of British country life. He is best known for his hunting scenes but also painted pictures of horse racing, shooting and fishing. He provided illustrations for Country Life, The Sphere, The Graphic and numerous books. [wiki] Rather than the usual scenes of the horse and hound in the field, Mr. Lionel Edwards has drawn and painted his subjects for this volume, not... View more info

Image for <b> Beasts of the Chase </b><br>[ English Country Life] [Horse and Hound]

Beasts of the Chase
[ English Country Life] [Horse and Hound]

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Putman & Company: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009704


First Edition, First Printing. This is bound as the Limited Edition but no limitation page. 4to; 27 cm.; 10.75 inches tall. vii - 50 pages. Illustrated with 8 color plates and 21 b/w drawings. In the words of Major Guy Paget. "Lionel Edwards is a landscape painter in the very top class, worthy to rank with any of the 19th century. He can paint the Hunt scurry as good and life-like as Ferneley, on a background worthy of Birket Foster..He has only to see a Hunt gal... View more info

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A Leicestershire Sketch Book

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Eyre And Spottiswode: 1930

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009712


First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. 4to; 32 cm.; 12.5 inches tall; 102 pages; 8 plates in color; 36 plates in b/w. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with fading to the perimeter and some spotting. With eight colour plates and thirty six black and white plates by Lionel Edwards. Edwards a keen hunting man, spent his life combining hunting and painting and most of his pictures were worked from sketches made on the spot. View more info

Image for <b>Pierce Egan's Book of Sports, and Mirror of Life: Embracing the Turf, the Chase, the Ring, and the Stage. Interspersed with Original Memoirs of Sporting Men, etc. Dedicated to George Osbaldeston, Esq. In 25 parts  </b><br>[English Sporting Life - 18th & early 19th century]

Pierce Egan's Book of Sports, and Mirror of Life: Embracing the Turf, the Chase, the Ring, and the Stage. Interspersed with Original Memoirs of Sporting Men, etc. Dedicated to George Osbaldeston, Esq. In 25 parts
[English Sporting Life - 18th & early 19th century]

By: Egan, Pierce (1772-1849).

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, T.T. and J. Tegg: 1832

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009675


This illustrated book, originally issued in weekly parts, presents scenes of horseracing, boxing, and (because of Egan's involvement with the stage version of his novel) the theater. Contemporary half calf gilt, marbled boards with matching endpages and text-block, Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with some rubs to corners, Small loss bottom spine. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 23cm.; iv, 414pp., wit... View more info

Image for ...<b>The Heart of the Hunter. <br>The True and Exciting story of His Big Game Hunting on Three Continents.  </b><br>[Big Game Hunting]

...The Heart of the Hunter.
The True and Exciting story of His Big Game Hunting on Three Continents.

[Big Game Hunting]

By: Marshall, Edison

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London:, Frederick Muller Ltd,: 1957.<br>

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 007120


The personal memoir of one of the world's most popular novelists and storytellers. "A racy and readable account of big game hunting and travel in Africa, North America and India.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. A decorative piece of tape was placed over copyright, leaving residue. Decorated endpages. Dust Jacket is price-clipped in a protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>Nimrod's Hunting Tours; Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, sayings, and doings of sporting men, including notices of the principal crack riders of England, to which are added Nimrod's letters on riding to hounds, with analytical contents and general index of names.  </b><br> [English Country Life]

Nimrod's Hunting Tours; Interspersed with characteristic anecdotes, sayings, and doings of sporting men, including notices of the principal crack riders of England, to which are added Nimrod's letters on riding to hounds, with analytical contents and general index of names.
[English Country Life]

By: Nimrod [Apperley, Charles J.]

Price: $180.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head Limited,: 1926

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: 009673


The author contributed to The Sporting Magazine, eventually his stories would be published in book form depicting themes related to foxhunting & horses. First Edition, Thus. A New Edition with an Introduction by W. Shaw Sparrow and Twenty-Four Illustrations in Colour and Half-tone after Ben Marshall, Henry Alken, Wolstenholme, R. B. Davis. Wm. Webb, H. D. Chalon, James Ward, R.A., etc. [First Published in 1838] 4to; 25.5cm.; 10.25 inches tall; v-xx, 29... View more info

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Rising Fish and Pointing Dogs: A Memoir.

By: Perkins, Leigh H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sherwin Dodge Printers,: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 003862


Orvis Chairman Leigh Perkins reminisces on a life spent outdoors, from skipping school as a child to go bluegill fishing to hunting in India and Africa. Even in retirement, he logs some 300 days hunting and fishing. Perkins has devoted his life to the love of sport, including 30 years at the helm of Orvis, during which the company began its incredible growth which continues today under the guidance of his sons, Perk and Dave Perkins. His fondness for the companionship o... View more info

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The Ultimate Guide to Blackpowder Hunting.

By: Raychard, Al

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Guilford, CT:, The Lyons Press,: 2001.

Seller ID: 004348


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b>The Analysis of the Hunting Field; Being a Series of Sketches of the Principal Characters That Compose One. The Whole Forming a Slight Souvenir of the Season, 1845-6.  </b><br> [English Country Life]

The Analysis of the Hunting Field; Being a Series of Sketches of the Principal Characters That Compose One. The Whole Forming a Slight Souvenir of the Season, 1845-6.
[English Country Life]

By: Surtees, Robert Smith

Price: $865.00

Publisher: London, Rudolph Ackermann: 1846

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009674


This is one of Surtees few non-fiction works, taken from the sporting newspaper Bell's Life in London during the fox hunting season of 1845-6.Robert Smith Surtees was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer. He left for London in 1825, intending to practice law in the capital, but had difficulty making his way and began contributing to the Sporting Magazine. "His Novels are pre-eminebt in the annals of sport".[ Kunitz]Henry Thomas Alken ... View more info

Image for <b>A Cruise in Greek Waters with a Hunting Excursion in Tunis  </b><br>[Mediterranean / North Africa]

A Cruise in Greek Waters with a Hunting Excursion in Tunis
[Mediterranean / North Africa]

By: Townshend, Frederick Trench

Price: $325.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett: 1870

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009524


A very readable account of a cruise and hunting expedition across the Mediterranean, finishing in Cairo. Townshend, well known for his books on hunting trips around the world, in this volume describes his experiences in Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Spain, Algeria, and Tunisia. He recounts his adventures hunting and fishing, but also offers observations on life, culture, and history in Greece, Turkey, and northern Africa during the later 19th century. P> Publisher... View more info

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Lakes and Forests as I Have Known Them

By: [Maine] Barker, Capt, F.[red] C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston:, Lee and Shepard,: 1903.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. Author’s Edition.

Seller ID: 006692


Chronicling the author's many experiences as a river driver; sporting camp builder and owner; hunter and fisherman and steam boat captain in the Rangeley, Maine area. Contains some "Old-time Lumberjacking Songs". Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Some hand-soiling. 8vo; 230 pages, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm, 7.5 inches. REF: OCLC: 25456349; Annual American Catalog, 1900-19... View more info