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1 Bass, Rick The Deer Pasture
College Station, TX Texas A&M University Press 2000 0890962286 / 9780890962282 2nd Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Hughes, Elizabeth Signed by Author
xiv, 123 pp, black cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page, green dj w/wht lettering & black illustration on the front cover & photo of the author on the back panel. The book contains seventeen vignettes illustrated with forty-one drawings. The author tells the story of the deer pasture and its significance as a family tradition. The Bass family has leased the same 956 acres for hunting each November for over half a century. 
Price: 44.20 USD
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2 Calkins, Frank Rocky Mountain Warden
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf 1970 0394443187 / 9780394443188 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Fleming, Guy & Boker, Irving 
266 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering & blind stamped front cover, dj light brown w/dark brown lettering and illustrated front panel, photo of author on the back panel. The story of Frank Calkins begins as a rookie game warden assigned to northeastern Utah. This is his story as a game protector, learning to know the hazards, the rewards, and the ways of the Rocky Mountain wilderness. He acquired the arts and techniques of his profession - including the savvy to outsmart poachers, professional and occasional. light foxing to the endpapers. 
Price: 19.98 USD
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3 Capstick, Peter Hathaway Death in the Dark Continent
New York, NY St Martins Press 1983 0312186150 / 9780312186159 6th Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
xiii, 238 pp, quarterbound w/brown papercovered boards w/black clothcovered spine w/gilt lettering, dj orange-yellow-white-black-brown w/color pictorial front. The author writes of hunting the five most dangerous killers on the Arican continent - lion, leopard, elephant, Cape buffalo and rhinoceros. 
Price: 20.83 USD
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4 Capstick, Peter Hathaway Last Ivory Hunter: The Saga of Wally Johnson
New York, NY St Martins Press 1988 0312000480 / 9780312000486 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Map 
xix, 220 pp, quarterbound w/grey papercovered boards w/black clothcovered spine w/gilt lettering, brown dj w/color pictorial front panel of Wally Johnson w/ members of his safari crew, black and white photo of author on the rear panel. Wally Johnson spent half a century in Mozambique hunting ivory. He described his career - how he survived the massive bite of a Gaboon viper, buffalo gorings, floods, disease, and gold fever. slight soiling to top edge of book, small tears to bottom edge of dj rear panel. 
Price: 21.04 USD
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5 Capstick, Peter Hathaway Sands of Silence - on Safari in Namibiba
New York, NY St Martins Press 1991 0312064594 / 9780312064594 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
xx, [2], 214 pp, quarterbound w/brown papercovered boards w/black clothcovered spine w/gilt lettering, dj dark red w/yellow-black color pictorial front and orange rear panel w/text. The author journeyed on safari through Namibia in the Africa spring of 1989. The author takes the reader to the Bushmen's tribal territories where they pursue their quarry in a land of legend and myth. He reports on the Bushmen's culture, their political persecution, and the Stone Age life of Africa's original hunter-gathers. 
Price: 27.63 USD
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6 Caras, Roger A. Monarch of Deadman Bay: The Life and Death of a Kodiak Bear
Boston, MA Little, Brown and Company 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall FracÚ, Charles 
[6], 185 pp, quarterbound w/red-black papercovered boards w/black papercovered spine w/gilt lettering. The story of an Alaskan brown bear of the species, Kodiak, who lives on Kodiak Island, Alaska. Monarch, a legednary man-killer, lives out his life in these pages. prev owner's bookplate on teh ffep. 
Price: 11.05 USD
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7 Craighead, John J. and Craighead Jr., Frank C. and Craighead, John J. How to Survive on Land & Sea
Annapolis, MD Naval Institue Press 1981 087021277X / 9780870212772 3rd Edition, 11th Printing Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Bunker, Ensign Elizabeth 
xv, 366 pp, map, wht SC wraps w/black illustrated front panel w/orange lettering. The book was prepared to supply essential and comprehensive information on the techniques of survival under unusual conditions. It treats survival on a global basis, emphasizing principles that can be grasped quickly and easily and practiced to the benefit of any person subjected to the hazards of nature. Photos and illustrations for helpful hints. stain on bottom edge and spatter on rear panel. 
Price: 16.07 USD
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8 Davies, Henry Eugene & edited by Hutton, Paul Andrew Ten Days on the Plains
Dallas, TX Southern Methodist University Press 1985 0870742078 / 9780870742071 Facsimile Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
xvi, 178 pp, quarterbound w/green clothcovered spine and gold clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, dj glossy gold w/color illustration on the front cover and black-and-white photo of Buffalo Bill on the rear panel. The book is volume two of The DeGolyer Library publication series. The book is a memento of a hunting expedition hosted by Lieutenant General Philip H. Sheridan designed to empress influential business adn civil leaders w/the role of the frontier army. The expedition covered almost 200 miles in ten days, with the hunters leaving a trail of empty champagne bottles and animal carcasses from Nebraska to Kansas. Over 600 buffalo were slaughtered, along with hundreds of elk, antelope, and wild turkeys. 
Price: 18.28 USD
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9 Dockery, Kevin Stalkers and Shooters : A History of Snipers
New York, NY The Berkley Publishing Group 2006 0425210022 / 9780425210024 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
viii, 372 pp, quarterbound w/black papercovered boards and black papercovered spine w/gilt lettering, light brown-green dj w/color pictorial front & rear panels. The book follows the history of snipers, their tasks and techniques from the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, through both World Wards, to the Korean War and Vietnam and the current conflicts in the Middle East. 
Price: 12.54 USD
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10 Goulburn, Edward and Hawke, Martin Hell for Leather! : The Epwell Hunt - the Melton Hunt - Howell Wood
New York, NY The Derrydale Press 1928 Limited/Numbered Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket Limited & Numbered Edition 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Illustrated 
36 pp, light brown boards w/cream spine w/gilt lettering, printed paper label title block on the front cover, deckled edges w/several unopened leaves, #282 of 350 cc's, LIMITED & NUMBERED, illustrated with three hand- colored plates of fox hunting scenes. Collection of three poems: The Epwell Hunt; or black collars in the rear, The Melton Hunt; a day with Lord Southampton's hounds and Howell Wood; or, the raby hunt in Yorkshire. slight soiling to the spine and boards. 
Price: 148.75 USD
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11 Haberlein, Ed. F. The Amateur Trainer - Multum in Parvo - Force System Without the Whip
McPherson, KS Press of Ed. Haberlein, Jr. 1918 Standard Edition 1918 Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall Photos 
137 pp, light green SC wraps w/black lettering & pictoral front. A guide in the art of training, handling and correcting the faults of the bird dog. The author provides all the information necessary to become a successful trainer and handler of the bird dog. chipped at top & botto of the spine, covers soiled, corners curled on front bottom of several pages. 
Price: 12.33 USD
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12 Kennedy, Monty and edited by Samworth, Thomas G. The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks
Harrisburg, PA The Stackpole Company 1981 2nd Edition, 12 Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos 
336 pp, light brown boards w/slight corner bumping. A book about producing custom gunstocks. 
Price: 29.75 USD
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13 Locke, Lt. Col. A. w/foreword by MacDonald, Malcolm The Tigers of Trengganu
New York, NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1954 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos, Illustrations & Maps 
xvi, 191 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/black-green spine w/yel lettering, dj green-white w/color illustrated front panel. Trengganu is a remote state in northeastern Malaya and Colonel Locke was sent there to be the British Government Administration officer. Part of his duties were to hunt and kill tigers who were man-eaters or who were destroying domestic animals. He collected a vast quantity of information about the tigers - their distribution, size, habits, diet, the way in which they make their kills and train their cubs, the territory they cover, and the superstitions and legends about them. He has included this information in this book. dj small chips along the top & bottom edges, several holes in the dj spine, dj missing one half inch by three inch strip on top edge of the rear panel. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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14 Lynch, V. E. Thrilling Adventures : Guiding, Trapping, Big Game Hunting : From the Rio Grande to the Wilds of Maine
Privately Printed 1928 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Photos 
xii, 174 pp, (2), green cloth covered boards w/black lettering & black illustrated front. The author spent thirty-five years on the trail of a trap line, hunting & guiding big game hunters from the Rio Grande to the wilderness along the St. John River of Aroostook County, Maine. He grew up in the Ozark hills of Missouri. This is the story of his hunting, fishing, trapping, & guiding adventures. slight wear to the corners. 
Price: 77.78 USD
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15 Remington Arms Company, Inc., Photos & Illustrations Remington Firearms
Bridgeport, CT Remington Arms Company, Inc. ca 1930's Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket Oblong 48mo - over 3" - 4" Tall Photos & Illustrations 
32 pp, blu-blk-yel illustrated front & back panels w/seven geese flying. Catalog containing the specifications of rifles, shotguns & double derringer that Remington manufactured in the early 1930's. Book contains brief history of manufacturing methods and special features that that firearms featured. Book relates how in the year 1816 teh first Remington rifle was made by Eliphalet Remington, how every purchaser benefits by the manufacturing experience of over 116 years. some soiling to wraps, fore edge of pages stained light tan. 
Price: 51.00 USD
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16 Russell, Carl P. Firearms, Traps, & Tools of the Mountain Men
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- Sm4to from 9" to 11" Dines, Glen 
HB. Very Good/Very Good-. First Edition. Sm4to from 9" to 11". xviii, 448 pp, viii index, quarterbound w/orange cloth covered boards w/brown cloth covered spine w/green title block & gilt lettering, dj blu-black w/wht-orange letterng w/color illustrated front & spine, illustrated back panel. A guide in pictures & test to the equipment of the trappers and fur traders who opened the Old West from the 1820's to 1840's. The author provides the reader a brief background in western fur-trade history & then discusses the weapons, tools & procedures with which these frontiersmen developed a unique material culture in overcoming the obstacles of an untracked wilderness. slight wrinkling along dj top & bottom edges, dj in mylar protector. 
Price: 80.75 USD
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17 Schueler, Donald G. Incident at Eagle Ranch: Man and Predator in the American West
San Francisco, CA Sierra Club Books 1980 0871562308 / 9780871562302 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
xvii, 297 pp, quarterbound w/brown papercovered boards w/dark brown cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering. The book is about the uneasy relationship between predator and man in the American West. The book begins with the incident at Eagle Ranch, where the Predator Club had people shooting the golden eagle. 
Price: 12.71 USD
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18 Taylor, Rick The Feral Hog in Texas
Austin, TX Texas Parks & Wildlife Department 1991 Soft Cover w/staples Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos, Illustrations & Map 
21 pp, light tan SC wraps w/black illustration & dark brown letterin on the front panel. Feral hogs are domestic hogs that either escaped or were released for hunting purposes. With each generation, the hog's domestic characteristics diminish and they develop the traits needed for survival in the wild. 
Price: 18.28 USD
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19 Thomas, William S. TRAILS AND TRAMPS IN ALASKA AND NEWFOUNDLAND
New York, NY G.P. Putnam's Sons 1913 First Edition Hard Cover Fair+ Clear Mylar 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
xv, 330 pp, light tan cloth boards w/pastedown picture on the front cover w/gilt lettering, one hundred and forty-seven illustrations from original photographs. The book material was accumulated from several hunting trips in the wilderness,and many excursions from time to time into the woods & fields about author's home. The chapter titles are Cruising and hunting in Southeastern Alaska, Observatons on Kodiak Island, Hunting big game on the Kenai Peninsula, A trip to Newfoundland, Hunting with a ferret, a night hunt, in the springtime, and a plea for protection. missing front free endpaper, rear hinge cracking, w/some corner wear. 
Price: 50.15 USD
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20 Wood, Captain John R. w/Parker, Robert E. Texas Game Warden My Story
Lubbock, TX Cotten Publishing Co. 1994 0925854115 / 9780925854117 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good++ Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
xv, 200 pp, red clothcovered boards w/black lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED on the ffep & author's business card tipped in below inscription & signature, glossy white dj w/color pictorial front panel w/blu-red-black lettering. The book has two parts - part one: life and times and part two: the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife. prev owner stamped his name & address on the fore edge. 
Price: 156.83 USD
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