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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 Bingaman, John W. Guardians of the Yosemite : a Story of the First Rangers
Lodi, CA End-dian Publishing Company 1970 2nd Printing Soft Cover w/staples Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos Signed by Author
128 pp, blu SC wraps w/gilt-dark blu lettering w/dark blu illustrated front panel, SIGNED on the title page by the author. The author describes some of the experiences of the first park rangers at Yosemite Park from guiding dudes, duties in a national park, patrols, forest fires, accidents, veeps, fish planting, chasing law breakers, civilian conservation camps, Wawona district, Mather ranger distgrict, tuolumne meadow district, Yosemite Indians and more. 
Price: 34.00 USD
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3 Bracken, Dorothy Kendall Rodeo
Austin, TX The Steck Company 1949 Hard Cover Good-fair No Jacket Oblong Sm4to from 9" to 11" Tall Rice, Elizabeth 
unpaginated, light brownn linen boards w/dark brown lettering & deco, illustrated endpapers. Juvenile book about some of the events in a rodeo. worn at the corners, prev owner marked on the front w/felt marker, the book is shaken. 
Price: 14.88 USD
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4 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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5 Camp Fire Girls, Inc. The Blue Bird Wish Comes True
New York, NY Camp Fire Girls, Inc. 1965 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Illustrated 
64 pp, glossy wht boards w/grey-blue-red illustrated front cover. An orgainzation for young girls, seven years old or in the second grade, to encourage them through an educational recreational program. The Blue Birds are members of the Camp Fire Girls, Inc. 
Price: 7.86 USD
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6 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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7 Chandler, Charlena On Independence Creek: The Story of a Texas Ranch
Lubbock, TX Texas Tech University Press 2004 0896725243 / 9780896725249 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
x, 203 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown front panel w/red spine w/wht lettering w/pictorial front panel. The author tells the history of Charlie Chandler's ranch on mouth of Independence Crook in southwest Texas. But the author's father, Joe Chandler, built a popular recreation area there in southwest Texas. She tells of the experiences of her grandparents, her parents and of her growing up on the ranch. 
Price: 20.40 USD
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8 Chapel, Charles Edward Guns of the Old West
Fairfax, VA Odysseus Editions, Inc. 1995 Full-Leather Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Illustrated 
(12), 306 pp, red pigskin Saderra leather boards, Himalaya grain. stampe w/gilt deco & lettering, four raised ribs on the spine, red bookmark ribbon, aeg (all edges gilt), 300-denier silk moiré silk endpapers. Privately printed for the members ofThe Firearms Classics Library. Chapel's greatest work, reflecting extensive research and a deep knowledge of firearms. The author discussed, described and illustrates the guns that were used in the Old West 
Price: 31.03 USD
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9 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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10 Ford, Anne Games for Girl Scouts : With Suggestions on How to Select and Present a Game Cat. No. 20-632
New York, NY Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1956 Reprint Soft Cover w/staples Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Illustrated 
xii, 82 pp, red-light tan SC wraps w/wraparound illustration. The booklet contains information for the new Girl Scout. It covers troop meetings, indoor meetings, home & community, music, foreign travel, games from other countries and more. It has a reference guide for leaders in back along with index of games. prev owner wrote name on ffep. 
Price: 24.86 USD
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11 Fox, Charles Philip and Parkinson, Tom The Circus in America
Waukesha, Wisconsin Coutry Beautiful 1969 Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
289 pg, yellow cloth covered boards w/red lettering on the front cover and spine, dj front & rear panels are full color illustrations of circus posters. The book has over 300 illustrations with 110 of them in full color. The book traces the evelution of the circus from a small-town "mud snow" to the mobile, self-sufficient entity that it became. 
Price: 13.18 USD
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12 Goolsby, William Guide to Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico William Goolsby Softcover Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Goolsby, William 
251 pp, drawn by William Goolsby, prev owner wrote on rfep & RPD, covers rubbed, good/no dj, cream-blue SC wraps w/color pictorial frt, no dj The only new, comprehensive guide and handbook on Mexico. Has advertisements for different hotels and clubs. Advertisement on back is to follow the Magnolia Trail for Mobiloil & Mobilgas. Map tipped in in frt that advertises Quaker State oi l in mexico, with locations where it is available in Mexico. 
Price: 15.94 USD
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13 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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14 Grey, Zane Tales of the Angler's Eldorado New Zealand
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1926 Hard Cover Good Fair Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos by Grey, Zane and Drawings By Phares, Frank E. 
228 pp, blue clothcovered boards w/light blue-white pictorial endpapers, dj red-grey-gilt-white w/black and white pictorial front panel w/white rear panel w/text and gilt spine w/black lettering. The author describes his adventures in the waters of New Zealand. He describes landing a nine hundred and seventy-six pound marlin, plus other huge fish abounding in the salt waters, mako, swordfish, kingfish, yellowtail. He describes the scenic beauty of lakes, snow-capped mountains next to active volcanos, strange birds and flowers, Maori county. dj stain on bottom 3" of rear panel, dj chips missing on bottom 1/2" of rear panel, dj missing front bottom right corner 4", dj chipped on top & bottom edges of the dj, rubbed and worn on dj spine edges, chipped 2" on the top edge of the dj rear panel, rubbed & worn at top & bottom of the spine, stained on the bottom edge of the rear board, prev owner wrote name & date on the front flyleaf. 
Price: 26.78 USD
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15 Guy, Duane F. Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 1978
Canyon, TX Panhandle-Plains Historical Society 1978 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos, Maps w/front Cover Illustration by Bugbee, Olive 
v, 243 pp, light tan SC wraps w/black illustrated front cover of Palo Duro Canyon. Folded four page color pictorial of part of Palo Duro Canyon tipped in to the verso of the front cover, two maps in envelope at rear of the book. This volume is devoted to the pre-history and history of Palo Duro Canyon. Some of the authors are Jack T. Hughes, Gerald E. Schultz, Roberter A. Wright, William C. Griggs, and Peter L. Petersen. 
Price: 17.85 USD
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16 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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17 Harris, Ronald ALL ABOUT COWBOY ACTION SHOOTING
Accokeek, MD Stoeger Publishing Company 2001 0883172321 / 9780883172322 Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Remainder Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
vi, 320 pp, yel boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown w/tan lettering w/color pictorial front & rear panels. Cowboy Action Shooting is a celebration of America's cultural heritage. It is new sport and lifestyle activity that combines the shootin' irons of the Wild West with the traditions and spirit of the Great American Frontier. The Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) is the governing organization that brings together these celebrations and preservation. black rem dot bottom edge, book crisp, clean and tight. 
Price: 35.28 USD
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18 Hauser, Melanie (editor) Under the lone Star Flagstick : A Collection of Writings on Texas Golf and Golfers
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 1997 First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" 
318 pp, quarterbound w/red boards w/blu spine, dj tan-red spine w/wht color illustrated front panel. an anthology on Texas golf with stories about the best, most memorable & most outrageous stories ever written about Texas golf & Texas golfers. 
Price: 9.78 USD
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19 Haynes, Jack Ellis Haynes Guide : Handbook of Yellowstone National Park
Bozeman, MT Haynes Studios Inc. 1954 55th Edition Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Photos & Maps 
190 pp, glossy wht spine w/blu lettering w/glossy blu-tan-green-yel pictorial front cover. The booklet is a compendium of information gleaned in the park in the course of more than seventy-five years by Frank Jay Haynes, one of the early pioneers in the region, along with his son, Jack. 
Price: 21.25 USD
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20 Hazeltine, Cheryl and Lovelace, Barry The New Central Texas Gardener
College Station, TX Texas A&M University Press 1999 0890968713 / 9780890968710 First Edition Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Illustrated by Bergquist, Kate and photos by Lava, Jeffrey 
xiii, 204 pp, glossy green-yel-blu-pink color illustrated SC wraps w/yel spine w/black lettering. The book provides advice about gardening in the Central Texas environment. This book has a chapter detailing tools of the trade and sources for more information and sections explaining how to creat xeriscape gardens, ponds and gardens that attract butterflies and birds. It also discusses changes in gardening, increased usage of native plants & water-wise gardening and updates on all species information. 
Price: 11.90 USD
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