Philadelphia: Getz, Buck & Co, 1852. First edition. Wagstaff-Schiff Copy of the Rare First. Nice copy of the... Read More about The Quorndon Hounds; or, A Virginian at Melton Mowbray
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London: A.H. Baily, 1838. First edition. Read More about Sporting Embellished by Large Engravings Illustrative of British Field Sports
London: Rudolph Ackerman, 1843. First edition. Read More about Hunting Reminiscences: Comprising Memoirs of Masters of Hounds; Notices of Crack Riders; and...
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, & Co, [c. 1903]. Alken, Henry. Reprint. Read More about Memors of John Mytton. [Note on Henry Alken's "Mytton Illustrations" by Joseph Grego
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, & Co, 1903. Read More about Nimrod's Hunting Tours, Interspersed with Characteristic Anecdotes, Sayings, and Doings of...
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, . First Edition. Read More about Beyond the Ural Mountains. The Adventures of a Siberian Hunter. Trnslated and Adapted by Michael...
London: printed by S[amuel] R[oycroft] and are to be sold by Edward Gough at Cow-Cross, 1682. First edition. The Glory of the English Bow. One of the more important archery books of the period after Ascham’s TOXOPHILUS (1545), written by Wood who was "Marshall to the Regiment of Archers." It..... Read More about The Bow-Mans Glory; or, Archery Revived. Giving an account of the many signal favours vouchsafed...
Van Buren, AR: Thayer Bros. Print, n.d., ca 1890s]. First edition. The object of this Association shall be to create and foster a public sentiment in favor of the protection of the Fish and Game in the State of Arkansas, … and to procure the stocking of the streams and..... Read More about Constitution and By-Laws of the Twin City Fish and Game Protective Association of Fort Smith and...
London: The Angler Limited, 1895. First Edition. An expert's treatise on all aspects of fish ponds and fish culture, primarily trout. Read More about An Angler's Paradise and How to Obtain It
[Harrisburg, Pa.]: Stackpole Books, . First edition, Deluxe Issue , #47 of 203 copies, signed by the author. Read More about Trout Unlimited's Guide to Pennsylvania Limestone Streams
Chicago and New York: McKinley Music Company, 1897. Turn-of-the-Century Sheet Music. “How many times I've wandered with a home-made rod and line / To the softly running brook and shady glen...”. An attractive turn-of-the-century angling item. Read More about When I Was a Boy: sheet music
[Stanwood, Washington]: Kingfisher Press, 1998. First edition, one of 100 copies signed by Arnold, with an original trout fly affixed to inside front cover. One of 100 Copies. Read More about Country/City: A Year at the River
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Library, 1956. First edition. Read More about The Arte of Angling 1577. edited by Gerald Eades Bentley, with an Introduction by Otto von...
Grypeswaldiae: Ant. Ferdin. Roese, 1792. Second edition (first ed., 1738). Peter Artedi or Petrus Arctaedius (February 22, 1705 - September 27, 1735) was a Swedish naturalist and is known as the "father of Ichthyology."Artedi was born in the province of Ångermanland. Intending to become a clergyman, he went, in 1724..... Read More about Petri Artedi sueci Genera piscium. In quibus systema totum ichthyologiae proponitur cum...
[Asbury Park, New Jersey]: 1924. Nicely produced club book, illustrated with portraits of members, photographs of fishing, line drawings, and a good group of articles. “New Record Tuna Catch” by Claude E. Holgate mentions Zane Grey. Van Campen Heilner (author of Salt Water Fishing, 1937) was president of the club..... Read More about Asbury Park Fishing Club 1924
Wrexham: Reprinted by R. Marsh, 1788. Fourth edition. Joseph Haslewood’s Copy. “Not only is this the most renowned work on the subject of archery in English, or for that matter in any language, but its publication marked the beginning of the decline of the prejudice in favour of Latin as..... Read More about Toxophilus, The Schole, or Partitions of Shooting contayned in II bookes. And now newly perused....
Wrexham: Reprinted by R. Marsh, 1788. The Fourth edition. "Not only is this the most renowned work on the subject of archery in English, or for that matter in any language, but its publication marked the beginning of the decline of the prejudice in favour of Latin as the literary..... Read More about Toxophilus, The Schole, or Partitions of Shooting. Contayned in II bookes, Writen by Roger...
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1931. Wardle, Arthur. First American Edition, one of 500 copies. Fine and very scarce Derrydale import, for which Connett tipped in a new title-page and added the Derrydale imprint. Read More about The Practical Dog Book. With Chapters on the Authentic History of All Varieties … A...
London: Leadenhall Press, Ltd. 50 Leadenhall Street, 1893. First edition of the first book on the history of the lottery in England. Read More about A History of English Lotteries Now for the First Time Written
London: Duckworth & Co, 1898. First edition. Read More about The History of Gambling in England
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc, . First edition. Read More about Man on Spikes
New York: The Angler’s Club of New York, Macmillan Company, 1951. First edition, limited issue of 222 copies, with two colored plates of flies loosely inserted. One of the most sought-after modern books on flies and fly-fishing, in its rarest and most desirable state. Read More about The Fly and the Fish
New York: The Angler's Club of New York, Macmillan Company, 1951. First edition, one of 222 copies, with two sets of the extra suite of plates. INSCRIBED. One of the most sought-after modern books on flies and fly-fishing, in its rarest and most desirable stateInscribed "To Walt Thomas with my..... Read More about The Fly and the Fish
[London: Rasquetier Productions Limited, December , 1981]. Facsimile edition of Warne first edition of 1872, no. 212 of 250 copies. Handsome facsimile edition of this standard work, here with the ownership initials and bookplate of tennis champion William J. Clother. Read More about The Book of Racquets. A Practical Guide to the Game and Its History, and to the Different Courts...
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1929. Kirmse, Marguerite. First Kirmse edition. Inscribed by the illustrator. Inscribed on the f.f.e.p., "To Lewis Batterman / signed by the artist / Margueritte Kirmse" Read More about Greyfriars Bobby
London: Day & Son, n.d. Third edition. Read More about “Curry & Rice,” on Forty Plates; or, The Ingredients of Social Life at “Our Station”...