De Shootinest Gent'man and other tales. Introduction by Col. Harold P. Sheldon.

New York: The Derrydale Press, 1934.

Price: $750.00

About the item

First edition. No. 721 of 950. Illustrated with photographs. 240pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue cloth, with full-color reproduction of canvasback ducks by Dr. Edgar Burke inset in upper cover. Very good. Siegel 76; Frazier B-20-a.

Item #243660

First edition of one of the most beloved books of American sporting stories. The title story was first published in Recreation magazine in 1916, collected in John C. Phillips’ Classics of the American Shooting Field (1930), and here Connett inaugurated a series of four fine collections of Buckingham’s stories.