London: Edward Stanford, 1876. First edition. Angling in Canada. A guide to those seeking a sporting life in... Read More about The Emigrant and Sportsman in Canada
N.p. [Guelph, Ont.?]: n.d. [late 1970s]. First and only edition, privately printed in a small number of copies. Sporting Reminiscences, Signed. Uncommon book of sporting reminiscences from a Canadian outdoorsman, Joseph H. Gulliver, born 1895, a veteran of Passchendaele in the Great War, and a long-time instructor at the Ontario..... Read More about Gulliver Travels Again
[N.p: Privately printed for the members of the Royal Guild of Wisconsin Fisherman], . First edition, one of a very few copies known. Rare. Salmon fishing during four days in the first part of July, 1938, by a party of six, who styled themselves the Royal Guild of Wisconsin Fishermen..... Read More about Salmon Fishing on the Restigouche. July, 1938
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1838. First American edition. Shrewd Sayings of Sam Slick. The Canadian Haliburton wrote his "Sam Slick" series, three in all (1837, 1838 and 1840) to encourage political reform in Nova Scotia. This was all skilfully interwoven in humorous sketches which were very popular. Read More about The Clockmaker or, the Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville. Second Series
London: Richard Bentley, 1840. First edition. Read More about The Letter-Bag of the Great Western; or, Life in a Steamer
Cincinnati, O: Sportsmen's Review Pub. Co, 1913. First Edition. Chapters on Angling Writers, and American Angling Literature, Salmon on the Restigouche and the Miamichi and much more. Read More about An Angler's Reminiscences. A Record of Sport, Travel and Adventure. With an Autobiography of the...
[Chicago: Poole Bros, 1932]. Read More about A Handbook of Vacation Trips in Alaska and the Yukon on the White Pass and Yukon Route
London: Chapman and Hall, 1869. First edition. Read More about Forest Life in Acadie. Sketches of Sport and Natural History in the Lower Provinces of the...
London: Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, Successors to Henry Colburn, 1855. First edition. As well as moose hunting (relatively new to Europeans), there is salmon fishing on the Ristigouche, ample observation of the flora, fauna, and geography of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and original reports on the Micmac and Melecete Indians..... Read More about Sporting Adventures in the New World; or Days and Nights of Moose-Hunting in the Pine Forests of...
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1913. Read More about Ned Brewster’s Bear Hunt
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917. First edition. Read More about On the Head Waters of Peace River. A Narrative of a Thousand-Mile Canoe Trip to a Little-Known...
London: John Murray, 1838. Second Edition with new 13 pp. preface. The author, a British army officer and veteran of the Peninsular Wars, was the elder brother of Sir Francis Bond Head. In 1814, he was consigned to Canada to examine the defences of the Lake Huron naval establishment. This..... Read More about Forest Scenes and Incidents, in the Wilds of North America; Being a Diary of a Winter’s Route...
London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1839. First edition, with errata at p. v. Presented to Captain Eldelred Hawkins by his friend John Dowling 1852." And below, "And purchased at the Sale of Effects after Mrs. Hawkin's decease by John Williams." Sir Francis Bond Head held the post of Lieut-Governor of..... Read More about A Narrative
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1876. First edition. "A Summer Yacht cruise along the Coasts of Maine and Labrador." Ad. at front. Read More about Starboard and Port: The "Nettie" Along Shore
New York: W.A. Townsend, Publisher, 1860. New edition, containing numerous corrections and Additions with Illustrations from Nature and a brief memoir of the author. Read More about Frank Forester's Field Sports of the United States and British Provinces of North America
Toronto: December, 1947-1949. First edition. Read More about here and now. A Canadian Quarterly Magazine of Literature and Art. 4 issues (all published)....
Baltimore: Privately Printed [at the Lord Baltimore Press], 1923. One of 7 copies. Privately printed account of a camping and fishing trip to Lake Algonquin in northern Ontario, with canoeing on the Vermilion River, written in mock Chaucerian style, with three tales from Canadian folk lore. OCLC records copies at..... Read More about Babes in the Bush and Canadian Tales
[London: John Murray for the Royal Geographical Society of London, 1864]. Exploration up the Moisie River, noting the rugged landscape and the aftermath of "the extensive conflagrations which have swept over a very considerable portion of the peninsula", and diminished the populations of the Nasquapees, a Cree-speaking tribe, and the..... Read More about An Exploration up the Moisie River, to the Edge of the Table-Land of the Labrador Peninsula....
New York: Published by J. Disturnell, 1844. First edition. Read More about The Picturesque Tourist: Being A Guide through the Northern and Eastern States and Canada: Giving...
[London: 1910]. HUNTING IN NEW BRUNSWICK. Superb album documenting a hunting expedition by Captain Harry Holmes-Tarn and his wife, Nora in 1909. On 25 September, they sailed from Liverpool on SS Mongolian arriving in St. John's, Newfoundland. They returned to Liverpool on 19 November that year. The sporting industry in..... Read More about New Brunswick 1910 [Album of Photographs documenting a Hunting Trip
Ottawa, Canada: by the author, 1855. Second edition (with text re-set and signed with letters). Winslow Homer’s Earliest Book Illustrations. Superb plates, and the first, largest and most impressive viewbook by this Canadian artist and designer (1823-1894), who subsequently published topographical works on Niagara and eastern Canada (see Lande 1862-866)..... Read More about Hunter's Ottawa Scenery, in the Vicinity of Ottawa City, Canada
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906. First edition. Read More about Camp-Fires in the Canadian Rockies
[Quebec: 1857]. Manuscript copy of a report on the state of education in the province, originally composed in 1789 by the Bishop of Quebec, presented here in a mid-19th-century copy. "In this lengthy report the Committee considers the question of education from the most elementary level to the universities and..... Read More about Extrait d'un Journal d'un Comité Du Conseil Chargé de Rapport sur l'objet d'education de la...
[Goshen, Ct.]: Privately Printed [Angler’s & Shooter's Press], 1979. First edition, no. 82 of 100 copies, signed by the author, with blue seal and feather. Large format, elaborately produced volume on the history, literature, and technique of salmon fishing, with a substantial account of the salmon fishing rivers of Iceland..... Read More about Salmon - Salmon with a Chapter on Iceland
Flushing, Long Island: [Marion Press], 1924. Number 51x of 50 copies. Inscribed "To Robert W. Highbie/ from the printer/ Frank E. Hopkins/ 1924." Printed at the Marion Press. One of 50 Copies. Streeter: Hunter’s narration of his journey “to the Yukon in quest of Frances Lake” is taken from his..... Read More about Frances Lake, Yukon. Dawson 1887 Hunter 1923
Philadelphia: Printed by William Dunlap [but G. W. Mentz/ E. C. Clay], 1758 [but 1828]. Reprint of the very rare 1758 editions, extracted from Ashbel Green's "Memoirs of the Rev. Joseph Eastburn" Journey through Canada. Captured in 1756 near Oswego by the French and Indians, Eastburn was taken to Canada..... Read More about A Faithful Narrative of the Many Dangers and Sufferings as well as the Wonderful Deliverances of...