London: Printed for G. Hawkins, 1735. First edition, errata leaf at end. IN CONTEMPORARY MOTTLED CALF. A classic... Read More about The Chace. A Poem
Cambridge: Printed at the Riverside Press for Private Distribution, [October], 1897. First edition, number 41 of 100 copies. RARE — One of 100 Copies. Read More about Myopia Songs & Waltzes With Winchester and Hamilton Chat
[New York]: [Photogravure and Color Co.] Compliments of Charles Lanier, 1916. Second edition (first published in 1911). ‘a little paradise of comfort’. Private sporting club founded in 1886, with a membership limited to one hundred, including Pierpont Morgan, Wm. K. Vanderbilt, Wm. Rockefeller, Erastus Corning, and Marshall Field; with grounds..... Read More about Jekyl Island Club. Brunswick, Georgia, 1916
[Philadelphia: 1883]. Compendium of Game Laws and tables of close seasons for the mid-Atlantic states, with rules of various trap shooting clubs: Rhode Island, New York, Long Island, Hurlingham (England). and Ranelagh. With gun and ammunitiona makers’ ads at end.The Constitution and By-laws of the West Jersey Game Protective Society..... Read More about Act of Incorporation and Constitution and By-laws of the West Jersey Game Protective Society...
London: Printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand, 1791. Second edition. “The total want of a treatise in the English language such as the present … is the principal inducement the author has, in offering to the public what he originally intended only for his own use and amusement.” (Preface)..... Read More about An Essay on Shooting. Containing the various methods of forging, boring, and dressing gun barrels...
London: W. Thacker & Co, 1899. First edition. A Beautiful Copy. “An excellent work of high mountain sport” (Czech).A superior copy in choice condition. Read More about A Summer in High Asia. Being a Record of Sport and Travel in Baltistan and Ladakh. [At head of...
London: Horace Marshall & Son, 1904. First edition, with errata. Read More about The Sportsman's Book for India
London: Sands and Co, 1901. First edition. Articles on the varieties of shooting and angling in every European country, including Russia and the Turkish Empire. Read More about Sport in Europe
New York: Macmillan, 1928. First American edition. Dugmore was a big game hunter who used a camera instead of a gun, and he includes a chapter on hints for photographing the wild animals. This copy is inscribed and signed on the flyleaf by the author, Dec., 1928. Read More about The Wonderland of Big Game. Being an Account of Two Trips through Tanganyika and Kenya
Ferozepore: Muir Printing Works, 1929-30. First editions, all published. Pigsticking in the Punjab, 1929-30. Printed record of the organized pig hunting seasons of the Ferozepore Tent Club. Ferozepore is located on the Sutlej Rivier in Punjab.The compiler of the 1929 Log Book, Major K.M. Agnew, notes that this was the..... Read More about Ferozepore Tent Club. Log Book. Season 1929 [bound with:] Season 1930 [Cover title
Brockton, Mass: Harold C. Keith, April, 1931. First edition. ONLY COPY. Well written and nicely illustrated privately printed account of an Alaska hunting expedition. The party of four, organized by H. Wendell Endicott, comprised Endicott, George Perry, Latham Reed, and Harold C. Keith, whose diary for 14 August to 7..... Read More about Being the Diary of a Hunting Trip in the Interior of Alaska in the Summer of 1930. Printed...
Aboard the Hussar [Washington, Alaska, etc.]: May 8-June 3, 1934. "Just a shooting trip in Alaska": Signed by E.F. Hutton. Manuscript diary, in a secretarial hand (or perhaps by Hutton's wife Marjorie Merriwether Post) but signed by each of the member of the travelling party, of a 1934 cruise of..... Read More about Manuscript diary of a yachting and bear-hunting trip to Alaska, inscribed at the head of the...
Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1927. First edition. INSCRIBED BY ALDIN. Inscribed obn ffep "To Mrs. George Philips from Cecil Aldin." Read More about Berkshire Vale. Poems by …
New York: Charles Scribner's Son, 1936. Aldin, Cecil. First American edition from English sheets. Read More about Hunting Scenes. Forty Sketches of Hunting Scenes and Countries, selected and arranged by... with ...
London: J.M. Dent, 1906. First edition. Read More about Recollections of a Bison & Tiger Hunter. By “Felix”
[New York: n.d., 1929]. An excellent photo album and recitative (“in wretched verse”) of the camping and fishing trip of a party of five to the Wigwam Camp, in Kiosk on Lake Ki-osh-ko-qui at the northern edge of the Algonquin Park. The party canoed up Manitou Lake to a campsite..... Read More about Camping
London: J. Dickinson, 114, New Bond Street, March, 1826. First edition. Scarce Alken variant. Scarce Alken title, a variant collection of plates similar to those contained in Alken’s Characteristic Sketches, published by Dickinson in January 1826. The title and subtitle vary slightly in each of the copies described in Schwerdt..... Read More about Comparative Field Sports, Shooting, in Middlesex and elsewhere [Cover title
London: Thomas McLean, c. 1825. Read More about "Fowl Shooting"
London: Published by Thomas McLean, 1823 [but later, plates watermarked 1822-1824]. Alken, Henry. First edition. A fine copy of "Alken's most important work... It must always form the cornerstone of any Alken collection" (Tooley)The plates and text between them offer a thorough survey of the sports practiced in Great Britain..... Read More about The National Sports of Great Britain, with Descriptions in English and French ... Chasse et...
[London]: Privately Printed by the Author of "Hunting Hawking Shooting" 1930. Number 36 of the first 250 for Great Britain of an edition of 400, signed by Mr Schwerdt. Read More about A Panorama of the Progress of Life fashionably Displayed Illustrating 'shakespeare's Ages"...
Clinton, NJ: Amwell Press, . Limited edition, no. 695 of 1,000 copies, signed by the author. Read More about First Wheel
Delhi: Atma Ram & Sons, 1966. First edition. Read More about Bird Shooting the Hard Way Foreword by Karni Singh, M.P
New York: Press of Rogers & Sherwood 21 and 23 Barclay Street, . UNRECORDED. Rare and presumably earliest edition of these standard rules for trap shooting. Preceding the two recorded editions, published at Boston in 1893 and 1898, the latter described in Riling 1449. OCLC records only a single location..... Read More about Trap Shooting Rules of the American Shooting Association (Limited). Revised January 7th, 1890....
Boston: M.M. Ballou, corner of Tremont and Bromfield Street, 1855. First edition. One of the rarest of early American illustrated sporting books, exceedingly rare in the original wrappers.As of the Van Winkle Sale only two copies were known with the wrappers; and Ernest Gee, in his Introduction to the Derrydale..... Read More about The Sportsman's Portfolio of American Field Sports
Chicago: Rand McNally, . Second impression of first American edition (from the English sheets). "Perhaps the most common of Anderson's works, this book includes hunts for the panther of the title as well as tiger near Chordi, leopard in the Hyderabad region, bison in the Gedesal forests, and other exciting..... Read More about The Black Panther of Sivanipalli
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, . First edition. Sixth of Anderson's books. Read More about The Tiger Roars