Those who appreciate fine sporting arms often acquire other interesting items to remind them of special times afield or contribute to the enjoyment of a planned adventure. These treasures usually return to the market in conjunction with a collection of firearms. Accordingly, Sportsman's Legacy is pleased to offer a selection of wildlife and sporting art, fine books and sporting collectibles for consideration.
Wingshooting classics by Babcock, Buckingham & Clark, matching limited editions from Premier Press, leather, ribbons

Babcock, Havilah, My Health Is Better In November (1984); Buckingham, Nash, De Shootinest Gent’man (1984) and Clark, Roland, Gunner’s Dawn (1983). Each is a hand-numbered Premier Press Limited Edition (1811/2000) with leather binding and ribbons, and each remains in new condition. The price is firm and layaway is available. $200 plus shipping.


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Lot of eight hunting-related books from authors such as Boddington, Boone and Crockett Club, Ortega y Gasset and Seton-Karr

Lot of eight hunting books, including Boddington, From Mt. Kenya to the Cape; Seton-Karr, My Sporting Holidays; Johnston, Successful Handgun Hunting; Hart, Jimmy Simpson, Legend of the Rockies; Shaw, Soul Among Lions (rare hard binding, stated one of two); Boone and Crockett Club, Records of North American Big Game, 1971 Edition (one separated page); Ortega y Gasset, Meditations On Hunting (large format, stained slip) and Thomas, South Pacific Trophy Hunter. The price is firm and layaway is available. $150 plus shipping.


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Gates Trophy Hunter in Asia, Winchester Press, 1971, regarding the great cats, sheep and other species once available in Asia to a select and very lucky few

Gates, Elgin, Trophy Hunter in Asia. Published in 1971 by the Winchester Press, this book wonderfully chronicles the author’s Asian adventures for tigers, leopard, wild sheep and other important species from a time that will sadly never be repeated. Overall very good condition, with a bit of label gumming on the DJ, tape marks on the inside DJ flaps and a small book plate. The price is firm and layaway is available. $175 plus shipping.


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Hart, The Moon is Waning, Derrydale Press, 1939, limited edition 661/950, hound hunting, spectacular condition

Hart, Scott, The Moon is Waning. Published in 1939 by the Derrydale Press in a limited edition of 950, this is copy number 661. Certainly one of the highest-condition copies in existence, it offers bright cover and spine markings, no fading and only faint signs of circulation. A tiny embossed legend appears on the first leaf, along with two pencil-markings. A true classic work on hounds, “possum” hunting and the hold it can take on a man. The price is firm and layaway is available. $300 plus shipping.


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Holland, Shotgunning in the Lowlands, Countryman Press, 1945, from the library of a well-known Montana rancher and big game hunter.

Holland, Ray, Shotgunning in the Lowlands. Published in 1945 by The Countryman Press, this second edition originated from the library of Lewis Yearout (bookplate and stamped), a famous Montana rancher and well-known big game hunter. Condition is excellent, with only a bit of softening at the corners betraying its years. “Lowlands” is generally regarded as one of the finest wingshooting works, certainly to the point that no shotgunner’s library is complete in its absence. The price is firm and layaway is available. $200 plus shipping.


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McIntosh Classics of American Sporting Fiction and Sampson Hunting the Southwest, matching signed & numbered limited editions, leather, ribbon, slips

McIntosh, Michael, Classics of American Sporting Fiction (1984) and Sampson, Jack, Hunting the Southwest (1985). Both works are signed and hand-numbered limited editions (143/1000) from Amwell Press, with leather binding, ribbons and slipcases, and both remain in new condition. The anthology prepared by McIntosh features select works from, among others, Faulkner, Rikhoff, Rutledge, Sheldon, Spiller, Walden and Zern. Samson’s book covers the entirety of big game hunting and wingshooting opportunities in America’s southwestern states. The price is firm and layaway is available. $200 plus shipping.


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Rickhoff, Fair Chase, Amwell Press, 1984, anthology, illustrated slip

Rickhoff, Jim, Fair Chase, Amwell Press (1984). A wonderful collection of Rikhoff’s works, taken most generally from the pages of American Rifleman. Hard bound, it rests in a linen slip with an overlay of flying bobwhite. Condition is nearly pristine, with only a slight indication of sunning on the reverse of the slip. The price is firm and layaway is available. $125 plus shipping.


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Robinson, The Best of Jimmy Robinson, author’s inscription to retired industry executive, 1980, Lakes Publishing

Robinson, Jimmy, The Best of Jimmy Robinson. Published in 1980 by Lakes Publishing, it features the author’s inscription to a retired industry executive. A selection of the author’s most popular stories supported with fantastic period photography. Very good condition, chipped DJ. The price is firm and layaway is available. $150 plus shipping.


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Van Brunt, Born a Hunter, Sporting Classics, 2009, illustrated by Jocelyn Russell, signed, custom inscription available

Van Brunt, Dwight, Born a Hunter. Published in 2009 by Sporting Classics and wonderfully illustrated by Jocelyn Russell, it presents 28 stories recounting the author’s hunts for many of the world’s great game animals. North American species include grizzly and brown bear, all four wild sheep, moose, elk and cougar. African species include elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard and most of the major plains game. Author will sign the copy and personally inscribe upon request. The price is firm. $50 plus shipping.


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Van Brunt, Born a Hunter, Sporting Classics, 2009, limited edition of 350, leather, gold accents, ribbon, linen slip, signed, custom inscription on request

Van Brunt Dwight, Born a Hunter. Published in 2009 by Sporting Classics, this Deluxe Edition with leather binding, marker ribbon and linen slip is limited to 350 numbered copies. Wonderfully illustrated by Jocelyn Russell, it features 28 stories that recount the author’s hunts for many of the world’s great game animals. North American species include grizzly and brown bear, all four wild sheep, moose, elk and cougar. African species include elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard and most of the major plains game. Author will sign and personally inscribe upon request. The price is firm. $80 plus shipping.


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