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Perils and Pleasures of a Hunter's Life; or, the Romance of Hunting, Herne, Peregrine
Perils and Pleasures of a Hunter's Life; or, the Romance of Hunting
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1 Anonymous A Decade of American Sporting Books & Prints by The Derrydale Press 1927-1937; With an Introduction by Eugene V. Connett, III
The Derrydale Press. 1937. New York. 1937 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Cloth. Illustrations. No. 496 of 950 copies. A complete bibliography of the books and prints published including the privately printed items. Uncut page edges. The book contains a chronological list of publications and brief descriptions of sp ortin g books such as: Riding and Horsemanship; Fishing; Yachting and the Sea; Cook Books; Sporting History and Americana; etc. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2 Anonymous Enos A. Mills : A Sketch
Garden City, New York Doublday, Page & Co. 1926 Soft cover Collectible-Very Good Book 
14 pages; illustrations; gray paper wrapper (3 1/2 x 6 inch). Stamped discarded. Biography of Enos Mills and his role in creating Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. From his building a cabin at sixteen to building Long's Peak Inn in the Park. Very good clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Anonymous Ocean City Fishing Club : 1944 Year Book
Ocean City, New Jersey Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Brown fabricoid with slight rubbing along fore edge. Former owner's name on front end paper. A nice, clean copy. Consists of: Club news, history and a list of previous yearbooks; "Wartime Thoughts on Fishing" by Jim Hurley ; " Fishing in the Aleutians" by Sgt. Bill Gleeson, "Protection for the Channel Bass","World Record Game Fishes", "Surf Fishing as a Diversion for the City Dwellers" by Ed Fee, "Fishing the Florida Keys" by Cpl. Allen Corson, Jr.," Creed of the Brotherhood of the Jungle Cock", "Sheepshead" by John Dougherty, etc. 126 pages, including 25 pages of advertising of local business at end. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph - "First Haul of the Season -- Salmon Industry, Columbia River, Oregon, U. S .A."
Meadville, Pa. Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Circa 1900. Photograph shows fishermen looking at salmon caught in their nets. Horses in the background are hitched to the nets. The back of the photograph provides information about salmon and the spawning process. Photograph is numbered 226 -- (13624). 
Price: 17.50 USD
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5 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Drying Codfish in the Sun - Gloucester and Harbor in the Distance, Mass."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 20221 (13). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the process of drying codfish in preparation for the market and the city-port of Gloucester. View of a worker tending the drying fish, head and entrails removed, on long tables under the sun alongside the harbor of Gloucester. Clean copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Forest Growth on Appalachian Mountainside, N.C. Spruce Pines, Gums and Chestnuts."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
# V26195. Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 imnch) with commentary on the backside about the destruction of the forests along the Appalachian Range and the efforts of the U.S. government to create a national park. Interior view of the forest with various types of trees. Some slight damage to the left side edge, else clean. 
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7 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Quail Shooting in the Stubble - a Point - Look Out!"
Chicago, Ill. American Stereoscopic Company No Binding Collectible-Good Book 
Unnumbered stereograph on light tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) in plastic slipcase. View of two hunters in the morning with dogs looking for quail. Some slight soiling to the card. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph: "Planting a Trout in a Trout Stream, Wayne Co., Penna."
Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
3 1/4 by 7 inches. Numbered 72-29215 by the publisher. Shows a black and white photo of a man bent over, releasing fish from a net, with a bucket beside him. Circa 1915. Two columns of text on back. Letter "B" written on back. 
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9 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph: Butchering Salmon--Interior of a Canning Establishment, Astoria, Oregon
Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
3 1/4 x 7 inches. Numbered 227-13625 by the publisher. Shows Chinese men standing at a table working on the salmon. Circa 1915. Two volumes of text on the back discusses how the salmon are caught, the Columbia River, the Chinese men who do the work and worldwide salmon consumption. 
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10 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph: Commander Adrien De Gerlache, Leader Ofthe Belgica Expedition 1897-99 on Skis Hunting Seals on South Polar Pack
Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
3 1/4 x 7 inches. Numbered 345-13348 by the publisher. Shows the Commander with a large sharp stick standing over a still-alive seal. Two colums of text on the back about the Expedition. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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11 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph: Drying Fish on the Yukon River, Alaska
Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
3 1/4 x 7 inches. Numbered 244-11548 by the publisher. Shows six Alaskan Indians standing in front of fish drying on pole racks. Circa 1915. Two columns of text on back discussing methods of Alaska fishing, the Yukon River and worldwide salmon distribution. 
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12 Anonymous Where to Hunt American Game
United States Cartridge Company. 1898. Lowell, Massachusetts. 1898 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
First edition. Illustrated cloth. Illustrations. Private name stamp front end paper. The author describes the animals and game birds found in each state and which part of each state specific game is more prevalent. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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13 Bertram, James G. The Harvest of the Sea : A Contribution to the Natural and Economic History of the British Food Fishes
New York, New York D. Appleton & Co. 1866 First American Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
xv, 519 pages; illustrations; appendix, index; green cloth binding with gilt lettering and design. Some repair to the spine and with new endpapers. James Bertram (1824-1892) was a marine economist and newspaper editor from Scotland. Among the chapters are: fish life and growth; fish commerce; fish culture; anglers' fishes; natural and economic history of the salmon; natural and economic history of the Herring; white-fish fisheries; natural and economic history of the oyster; our shell-fish fisheries; the fisher folk; concluding remarks; with appendix. He was one of the pioneers of cheap newspapers in Scotland. Very good clean copy. 
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14 Bigelow, Horatio Gunnerman; Foreword by Col. Harold P. Sheldon
The Derrydale Press. (1939). New York. 1939 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Cloth. Illustrations. 950 copies printed. Slight spotting to top and side edges. The author tells some of his favorite hunting stories. And he imparts hunting wisdom learned through his many years as a sports hunter (how many hunters know that a tur key flushed in the twilight will seek a tree with bare limbs?) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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15 Boker, George Henry The Legend of the Hounds.Pictures By Gordon Ross, with an Introduction By Owen Culbertson
William Edwin Rudge. 1929. New York. 1929 Hardcover Collectible-Fine Book 
Cloth backed boards. Frontispiece protrait of the author and black and white illustrations throughout. 800 copies printed, with typography by Frederick Warde. The Legend of the Hounds was written in 1867 by George Henry Boker, of Philadelphia. Due to his father's financial success, the author was financially able to spend his life in study and in wri ting. He became a poet and fox hunter. He wrote this poem about fox hunting, based on a story told to him by a citizen from Pennsylvania. 31 pages, plus colophon 
Price: 37.50 USD
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16 Brown, Kenneth The Medchester Club
The Derrydale Press. (1938). New York. 1938 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Cloth. Illustrations. No. 824 of 950 copies. The author writes horses and golfing in: "The Converted Mule"; "Ulysses on the Links"; "Politics and Aniseed"; "The Somersault Pony"; "The Bucket Match"; "The Feminist and the Horseman"; etc. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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17 Buckland, Frank Log-Book of a Fisherman and Zoologist
London Chapman & Hall, 193 Piccadilly 1875 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Original publisher's green cloth. 497 pages. Enjoyable stories by a true free-thinker. 
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18 Burroughs, John Under the Maples
Boston, Mass Houghton Mifflin Company 1921 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
viii, 223 pages; portrait; index; green cloth binding with gilt lettering with remnants of the dust jacket under mylar (missing chips, soiled), lacking the bottom third of the back cover. John Burroughs (1837-1921) was an American naturalist and essayist important in the US conservation movement and a noted practitioner of the 'nature essay'. Blanck - Bibliography of American Literature #2207. Very good copy in poor dust jacket. 
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19 Carroll Dixie Lake and Stream Fishing: A Practical Book on the Popular Fresh-Water Game Fish, the Tackle Necessary and How to Use it
Cincinnati Steward & Kidd Company 1917 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Introduction by James Keeley, foreword by Jack Lait, verse by Albert Jay Cook. Published black cloth. Back hinge slighly cracked. Former owner's stamp in various places. 253 pages. Illustrated. 
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20 Chalmers, Patrick R. Rhymes of Flood & Field
Eyre and Spottiswoode. 1931. London. 1931 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
First edition. Cloth. Illustrations. 1500 copies printed. Page edges are uncut. A book of rhymes with illustrations: THE CHASE; The Vixen, The Fairy Fox, etc., THE RIVER; The Trout Fisher, Running Water, etc., THE MOOR AND MANOR; The Song of F ee, F o, Fum!, The Bread-And-Butter Bird, etc., THE FOREST; "The Muckle Hart", The Stag of Ten, etc. 
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