- Tag = Hunting / fishing / horses
THE SMALL- MOUTHED BASS
Edition: First edition.
Toronto: Hunter-Rose, 1910. Original violet cloth gilt. pp (viii), 103 16 plates and numerous drawings in text, all by the author. Minor rubbing to spine tips, ink owner name at front, else a fine and tight, unfaded copy of this somewhat scarce and quite good book by a University of Toronto Professor of Mechanics. His ink drawings are quite accomplished. "This book is not strictly a record of scientific investigation; being based upon a collection of observations made by myself, during the past ten summers, on the habits of the small-mouthed bass." I believe the book was financed by the author and privately distributed.
Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 30168More details Price: USD $39.95 USD $35.96
THE SOCKEYE SALMON, Oncorhynchus nerka
Edition: First Edition
Ottawa: Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 1968. Tall octavo, blue cloth. pp (xvi), 422 + colour frontispiece and other plates, some in colour. Fine copy, no owner marks. Dust jacket has shallow chips at head of spine, VG+ otherwise. 1.5 kg parcel.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 40274More details Price: USD $24.95 USD $22.46
THE TRAIL OF THE SHARP CUP : The Story of the Fifth Oldest Trophy in International Sports
New York: Dodd, Mead, c1974. Second printing. Blue cloth, endpaper maps. pp: xvi, 176, photographs and map in text, statistics, index. "In 1935 the author conceived the idea of a Davis Cup Match for giant tuna; the match to be held at Wedgeport, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia. Originally to be between the USA and teams from the British Empire, eventually nineteen countries have competed for the cup." Fine in near fine price-clipped jacket.
Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Near fine, Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 44823More details Price: USD $15.00 USD $13.50
THE TROTTING HORSE OF AMERICA: How to Train and Drive Him. with Reminiscences of the Trotting Turf. by Hiram Woodruff. Ed. by Charles J. Foster . Including an Introductory Notice by George Wilkes, and a Biographical Sketch by the Editor
New York: J.B.Ford, 1869. Second printing? (first was in 1868). Original brown bevel edge cloth stamped in gilt, brown endpapers. pp , xxxvi, (37)-412, (12, ads),  + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Bit of wear to spine ends with cloth chip at foot of spine; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired; foxing to early leaves and tissue guard; page edges browned; else a good, sound copy.
Condition: Book: Good, Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 44824More details Price: USD $35.00 USD $31.50
THE WILDERNESS OF DENALI. Explorations of a Hunter-Naturalist in Northern Alaska. With an Introduction by C. Hart Merriam, M.D...
New York: Scribner's, 1960. New edtion (first was in 1930). Brown cloth. Tall octavo. (xx), 412 pp, indexed. Fine copy in VG price-clipped jacket.. A new edition of this big game hunting classic, "the true report of Charles Sheldon's solitary pioneering expeditions into the sub-arctic country surrounding Mt McKinley... written by a man who risked his life time and time agains pursuing, among others, the ferocious Alaskan grizzly and the elusive, majestic white mountain sheep." - jacket.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 44661More details Price: USD $25.00 USD $22.50
TREE TOPS. With an introduction by Lord Hailey. Illustrated by Raymond Sheppard
Edition: First printing
London: Oxford University Press, 1955. Green cloth. pp (xiv), (32). Bookplate at front, soft bump at foot of spine, else fine. Dust jacket has a few tiny nicks and a one inch tear to top edge of front panel, small tears at foot of spine, near fine otherwise, flap price intact. Rather nice jacket illustration and vignette drawings in text. Posthumously published little book by the great tiger hunter and naturalist. Describes "the scenes witnessed by Her Majesty the Queen (on her last day as Princess Elizabeth) and her husband during their visit to the famous hunting lodge. It is a fascinating story which tells in the true Corbett manner of the spontaneous exhibition of wild life in its…(more)
London: Oxford University Press, 1955. Green cloth. pp (xiv), (32). Bookplate at front, soft bump at foot of spine, else fine. Dust jacket has a few tiny nicks and a one inch tear to top edge of front panel, small tears at foot of spine, near fine otherwise, flap price intact. Rather nice jacket illustration and vignette drawings in text. Posthumously published little book by the great tiger hunter and naturalist. Describes "the scenes witnessed by Her Majesty the Queen (on her last day as Princess Elizabeth) and her husband during their visit to the famous hunting lodge. It is a fascinating story which tells in the true Corbett manner of the spontaneous exhibition of wild life in its natural setting provided for the Royal Party by the elephants, baboons and other forest creatures." - jacket. Kenya, where Col. Corbett spent his last years. Elizabeth was visiting Tree Tops in 1952 when her father died and she became Queen. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.(less)
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 46420More details Price: USD $19.95 USD $17.96
VIKINGS OF THE ICE: Being the Log of a Tenderfoot on the Great Newfoundland Seal Hunt
Edition: First edition.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page, 1924. Tall octavo, original blue cloth, paper spine label. pp (xiv), 312 + numerous photographic plates; map in text, glossary of Newfoundlandese at rear. Spine label lightly yellowed; Xmas, 1926, ink gift inscription at front; tiny nicks at foot of spine; else a fine, tight and unworn jacketless copy. O'Dea 1788a. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 31438More details Price: USD $60.00 USD $54.00
WITH GUN AND ROD IN CANADA
Edition: First Edition
London: Cape, 1922. Octavo, green cloth. pp (xii), (261), (3) +16 plates. Rubbing to ends of slightly darkened spine, endpaper yellowing, yellowing to page edges, else a VG copy, no owner names. Fly-fishing, canoeing, and hunting moose and bear in Nova Scotia, especially around Lake Rossignol. Moore was an American who lived some 40 years in Nova Scotia.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 36363More details Price: USD $25.00 USD $22.50