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BIG GAME SHOOTING RECORDS, Together With Biographical Notes and Anecdotes on the Most Prominent Big Game Hunters of Ancient and Modern Times

By: Barclay, Edgar N.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, H.F. & G. Witherby: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008694


from the killing of African and Asiatic elephants to buffaloes, tigers, boar, wapiti, and most things in between, the author records for posterity the hunting exploits of a number of big game hunters; brown cloth, 288 pgs., illustrated; bumped/worn corners/spine ends, splash-soil to cloth, tanned/foxed/dusty edges, foxing, front end paper excised, 1 detached sheet (pgs. 199-202, appearing, in the absence of stitch holes at fold, to never have been properly bound in the f... View more info

Fresh and Salt Water Spinning

By: Burns, Eugene

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes & Company: 1952

Seller ID: 011544


a title from the Barnes Sports Library; text by Burns, photographs by Childress; "the author's main purpose in this book is to get the casual reader and fisherman excited about spinning.explains the sport of spinning and tells why spinning with fine tackle produces bigger fish."; contains chapters on Equipment, Technique, Fishing Trophy Fish, and How to Build a Spinning Rod; 96 pgs., incl. Index; semi-circular crease to back cover, moderate corner/spine end wear;... View more info

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Hunting & Fishing in Canada, January-February/Jan.-Feb. 1966, Volume/Vol. 37 Number/No./#1

By: Dawson, Alan (hunting), and Robert Turnbull (fishing), (editors)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, Jardine & Young Limited: 1966

Edition: 1st printing

Seller ID: 017052


An issue of an uncommon magazine for hunting and fishing enthusiasts, featuring articles on a wide variety of subjects, including a moose hunter's tall tales, ice fishing, the best weapons for hunting rabbits, beer-and-game recipes, suggestions for building an ice hut, and more, by the editors, James Alverton, David Proulx, Marily Cooper, Jordan Hill, Ian Paterson, Grant Hopkins, Kerry Wood, Tiny Bennett, Eldon Stonehouse, John Ayriss, and George Carnegie. 32 pages (inc... View more info

ANGLING MAP of the British Isles

By: Rashbrook, F.G. (compiler)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Bartholomew & Son Ltd.:

Seller ID: 008374


nd (circa 1973); 30" x 40" folded map w/full colour illustrations, locations for River and Sea Fishing, and general information on fishing records; some edgewear, uneven 1&1/2" tear to bottom edge, moderate general wear; View more info

Spinning Reels & Tackle

By: Thommen, George V.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Oliver Durrell, Inc.: 1949

Seller ID: 010784


a complete guide to spinning reels and spinning tackle for the fly-caster, bait-caster, surf or lake fisherman; brown cloth, 72 pgs., illustrated; light wear to corners/spine ends, small/faint soil mark to first end paper; price-clipped dj w/edgewear, 2" x 1" piece missing from top edge of front panel, 1/2" x 1/2" chip from bottom edge of front panel, 1/2" chipping to spine ends, corner wear, tears, subsequent creasing, handling wear; View more info

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Five Months' Sport in Somali Land

By: Wolverton, Lord (Frederick Glyn)

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017611


An account of Wolverton's hunting adventures in Somali Land, where he and Arthur Colonel Paget bagged lions, gazelles, crocodiles, and a variety of other animals. Beige cloth w/small lion illustration/lettering in gilt to front cover (unfortunately, the scan doesn't show them all that clearly), gilt spine lettering, 108 pages, 23 mainly full-page illustrations, folding map. This copy from the library of naturalist/writer Lieutenant-Commander Bruce S. Wright, and bears ... View more info