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.

From the personal library of Harry Selby – Horn of the Hunter by Robert Ruark, 1955, dedicated to Selby, Selby signature, provenance

Horn of the Hunter by Robert Ruark, this copy from the personal library of Ruark’s famed professional hunter Harry Selby. Published by Doubleday in 1955 and dedicated to Selby whose signature is present inside (as “John H. Selby”). An additional notation from Miki Selby (wife) reads “Miki Selby. Do not borrow me please.” PROVENANCE: A letter from daughter Gail Selby-Wentink attesting that this book originated from her father’s library and that the signature and note are in her father’s and mother’s hand respectively is included. CONDITION: Overall very good. The cover has lightened a bit. Inside is very good and binding solid. This is copy H-3 of three similar. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,000 plus shipping.


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From the personal library of Harry Selby – Horn of the Hunter by Robert Ruark, first, dedicated to Selby, 2x Harry Selby signatures and 1x Miki Selby (wife) signature, provenance

Horn of the Hunter by Robert Ruark, this copy from the personal library of Ruark’s famed professional hunter Harry Selby and was Miki Selby’s (wife) copy. Published by Doubleday in 1952/53 and dedicated to Selby whose hand signature is present inside (as both “John H. Selby” and “Harry Selby”), as is Miki’s “M. E. Selby”. PROVENANCE: A letter from daughter Gail Selby-Wentink attesting that the signatures originate from her father’s and mother’s hand is included. CONDITION: Overall fair. The cover is faded, frayed at some corners and loosening. Inside is good to very good, with no significant distresses. This is copy H-1 of three similar. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,000 plus shipping.


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From the personal library of Harry Selby – Something of Value by Robert Ruark, first, Selby signature, Selby was inspiration for main character, provenance

Something of Value by Robert Ruark, this copy from the personal library of Ruark’s famed professional hunter Harry Selby. Of course, Selby served as the inspiration for the main character, Peter McKenzie. Published by Doubleday in 1955, this is a stated first edition. Selby’s hand-written signature is present inside. PROVENANCE: A letter from daughter Gail Selby-Wentink attesting that this was indeed her father’s personal copy and that the signature originates from his hand is included. CONDITION: Not that it really matters, for this is akin to holding Heaven in your hand, but the cover is quite loose and some exterior stains are present. The price is firm and layaway is available. $2,000 plus shipping.


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From the personal library of Harry Selby – Horn of the Hunter, 60th Anniversary limited edition 11/1000, Selby wrote introduction and signed 2x, superb condition, provenance

Horn of the Hunter by Robert Ruark, from the personal library of Ruark’s famed professional hunter Harry Selby. First printed in 1952/53, Ruark dedicated Horn of the Hunter to Selby. Published in 2013 as a limited edition of 1000 copies in celebration of the title’s 60th Anniversary, this copy is number 11 as well as Selby’s personal copy. Selby also penned the 17-page introduction and his signature appears twice (inside the front cover as well as on the limited edition certification page). PROVENANCE: A letter from daughter Gail Selby-Wentink attesting that this was indeed her father’s personal copy and that both signatures are in his hand is included. CONDITION: Both book and slip are in excellent condition. The price is firm and layaway is available. $2,500 plus shipping.


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From the personal library of Harry Selby – Use Enough Gun by Robert Ruark, first, Selby signature, provenance, very good

Use Enough Gun by Robert Ruark, this copy from the personal library of Ruark’s famed professional hunter Harry Selby. Published in 1967 by Hamish Hamilton (London), Selby is prominently featured throughout and his signature is present. PROVENANCE: A letter from daughter Gail Selby-Wentink attesting that the book originated from Selby’s library and that the signature is in his hand is included. CONDITION: The book is in very good condition and the DJ fair with some folding and tattering at the edges. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,000 plus shipping.


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From the personal library of Harry Selby – Ruark Remembered, first, gifted by Harry to wife, Miki in 2008, inscription, provenance, Selby penned the foreword, excellent

Ruark Remembered by Alan Ritchie, from the personal library of Ruark’s famed professional hunter Harry Selby. Published in 2008 by Sporting Classics, Selby wrote the 10-page foreword recounting his long relationship with Ruark. A stated first edition, this copy was gifted by Selby to his wife, Miki. INSCRIPTION: “To Dearest Miki, with all my love, Harry, Christmas 2008”. PROVENANCE: A letter from daughter Gail Selby-Wentink attesting that the book originated from Selby’s library and that the gift inscription is in his hand is included. CONDITION: Both the book and the dust jacket are in excellent condition. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,000 plus shipping.


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Amwell Press African limited editions, African Book by Brakefield and African Antelope by Swank, slips, fine

Premium paired tabletop African hunting books from Amwell Press. The African Book by Tom Brakefield with foreword and illustrations by Bob Kuhn, limited edition of 975 with this being copy 866. Published in 1984 in landscape format with leather binding, heavy stock, gilded edges, marker ribbon and an exceptional folding slip with leather inset, this is one of the finest combinations of photography, natural history and hunting relating to African game ever published. Condition is pristine. African Antelope by Wendell Swank, limited edition of 200, this being copy 91. Originally published by the Winchester Press in 1971, this wonderful book is dedicated to Africa’s major antelope species. Fine condition. The price is firm. $500 plus shipping. (TD-5)


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Four limited hunting books, Derrydale, Amwell, Buckingham, Dickey, Gresham, signed, slips, excellent

Grouping of four hunting books with leather bindings. Bloodlines by Nash Buckingham, Derrydale, 1/2500, 1989, excellent; Backtrack by Charley Dickey, Amwell, 1/1000 copies with number “RGS-1”, signed, slip, excellent; The Complete Wildfowler, Grits Gresham, Amwell, 309/500, signed, slip, excellent and The Bottoms, David Hagerbaumer and Dwight Schuh, Amwell, 166/200, signed, folding slip, excellent. The price is firm. $250 plus shipping. (TD-6)


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Grouping of 14 Amwell Press limited edition big game titles, Africa, Alaska, China, leather, slips, ribbons, signature page, 866/1000

Grouping of 14 Amwell Press limited edition big game hunting books, each numbered 866/1000, protected by a slip and complete with a marker ribbon. Most carry the author’s signature on a bound in signature page. All are in exceptional condition. Titles include Game, Glory & Bitter Blood by Maurice Randall, The Upper Yukon by Dave Barnett, An African Affair by Harry Tennison, Stalking Game From Desert to Tundra by Art Popham, Hunting the Southwest by Jack Samson, Silent Crossings by Jerry Lewis, Hunter’s Heartbeat by Lionel Hartley, Antlers Afield by John Roush, On Bears and Bear Hunting by Duncan Gilcrest, China Safari by Robert Lee, Sourdough and Swahili by Bud Branham, Alaskan Days and Mexican Nights by Russell Annabel and Hunting the North Country Volumes I & II edited by Lamar Underwood (these two books have a slightly musty smell from being in the very tight slip case. The price is firm and layaway is available. (TD-1) $1,350 plus shipping.


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Group of 16 Amwell Press hunting and fishing titles, limited edition 866/1000, slips, leather, signature pages, excellent

Grouping of 16 Amwell Press limited edition hunting and fishing books, each numbered 866/1000, protected by a slip and complete with a marker ribbon. Most carry the author’s signature on a bound in signature page. All are in exceptional condition. Titles include Where Spaniels Spring by Kenneth Roebuck, Opening Lines and Parting Shots by Charlie Dickey, Fair Chase by Jim Rikhoff, Hunting The Southlands edited by Lamar Underwood (minor stretching of spine), Hunter’s Luck by Jim Rikhoff (sunned slip cover), Pavement’s End by Art Smith, Confessions of an Outdoor Maladriot by Joel Vance, Water’s Edge by Art Smith, Ridge Runners and Swamp Rats by Charles Waterman, Sunlight and Shadows by Gene Hill, Feathers ‘n Fins by Tom Hennessey, Tales of Woods and Waters by Vin Sparano, The Compleat Brown Trout by Cecil Heacox, A Sportsman-Artists Game Bag by Ray Ovington, Outdoors by Charley Dickey and The XVth Day by Gene Hill (in a special folding slip). The price is firm and layaway is available. $500 plus shipping. (TD-2)


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Amwell Press grouping of 23 hunting books with limited edition number 396/1000, leather, slips, most signed, Annabel, Hill, Branham, Samson, Branham, as new

Library of 23 Amwell Press limited edition hunting books, each number 396/1000 and leather bound with marker ribbon and slip. Directly from the estate of their original owner, condition approximates new. Titles include: Wind Knots and Near Misses by Jack Samson, signed; Where Spaniels Spring by Kenneth Roebuck, signed; Beyond Hill Country by Gene Hill, anthology; On Point by David Henderson, signed; Antlers Afield by John Roush, signed; Sunlight & Shadows by Gene Hill, signed; Passing a Good Time by Gene Hill, signed; Journal of a High Country Hunter by Duncan Gilcrest, signed; Tales of Woods and Waters by Vin Spirano, signed; Parting Shots by Dick Wolff, signed; Hunter’s Luck by Jim Rikhoff, signed; Silent Crossings by Jerry Lewis, signed; Baronets and Buffalo by John Merritt, signed; Sourdough and Swahili by Bud Branham, signed; Feathers ‘n Fins by Tom Hennessey, signed; Hunting on Big Game Trails by Tory Taylor, signed; Timber and Tide, anthology; Alaskan Days / Mexican Nights by Russell Annabel, anthology; signed by illustrator William Gamradt; A Sportsman Artist’s Game Bag by Ray Ovington, signed; Outdoors by Charley Dickey, signed (both copies are numbered “396”, suggesting one was a replacement for another lost and then found); Mountain Man, The Story of Belmore Browne by Robert Bates, signed and Handy to Home by Tom Hennessey, signed. The price is firm and layaway is available. $2,000 plus shipping. (649-0)


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Trio of hunting titles from Amwell, Yukon, Big Game 1800s, Belmore Browne, slip cases

Grouping of three Amwell Press big game hunting titles, each with a slip case. The Upper Yukon, Another Look at Wilderness Hunting by Dave Barnett, signed, limited edition number 460/1000, leather binding, gilded edges, marker ribbon and slip, excellent; North American Big Game Hunting in the 1800s, anthology compiled by John Howard, limited edition number 52/1000, signed, leather, gilded, ribbon, slip, chapters by the likes of Meshach Browning, Audubon, Forester, Roosevelt, Wister and Shields, excellent; Mountain Man, The Story of Belmore Browne by Robert Bates, cloth binding, 1988, illustrated slip case, excellent. The price is firm. $250 plus shipping.


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Hunting the World’s Mountains Volumes I & II, Amwell Press, 1984, leather, sheep, goats,

Hunting the World’s Mountains Volumes I and II. A set from the Amwell Press High Country Heritage series as published in 1984, this is number 185/1000. An anthology, it includes a superb selection of works from great hunters and focuses on mostly sheep and goats in North America (Volume I) and then transitions to other mountain game in China, Africa and Europe (Volume II). Interiors are pristine and seemingly unread. Volume I has a very small crack at the top of the spine, with the exteriors being otherwise as issued. Leather bindings, marker ribbons and slip case, with the slip being good with some cracking and rubs at the corners due to the weight. The price is firm. $500 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Wild Sheep Foundation.


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Hunting the World’s Mountains Volumes I & II, Amwell, limited, leather, slip, near new

Hunting the World’s Mountains. A two-volume set from the Amwell Press High Country Heritage Series as published in 1984, this is number 333/1000. An anthology, it includes a superb selection of works from great hunters and focuses on mostly sheep and goats in North America (Volume I) and then transitions to other mountain game in China, Africa and Europe (Volume II). Interiors are pristine and seemingly unread. Leather bindings, marker ribbons and slip case, with the slip being very good with some rubbing. The price is firm. $500 plus shipping. (649-F)


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Five mixed North America, Africa and bird hunting titles, Barnett, Johnson, Evans, all fine

Grouping of five noted hunting titles including: The Upper Yukon by David Barnett, signed, 1983, Amwell Press limited edition 97/1000, leather, gilt, ribbon, slip, as new; I Married Adventure by Osa Johnson, 1940, Lippincott, first, excellent; paired The Ruffed Grouse Book and The Woodcock Book by George Bird Evans, 1996, illustrated slip, as new and A Sportsman Artist’s Game Bag by Ray Ovington, signed, 1989, Amwell Press limited edition 545/1000, leather, ribbon, slip, as new. The price is firm. $200 plus shipping. (649-K)


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Amwell Press limited editions, Batten (signed), Jobson, Whelen, leather, slips, ribbons

Four Amwell Press limited edition hunting titles, each with leather binding, bound-in marker ribbon and slip. Although published a generation ago, all remain in unhandled condition. Titles include The Best of John Jobson, 290/1000; The Best of Colonel Townsend Whelen, 725/1000; The Formidable Game by John Batten, signed, 301/1000 and The Forest and the Plain by John Batten, signed, 71/1000. The price is firm. $600 plus shipping. (649-C)


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Four Amwell Press big game hunting books, Cat!, Branham, Batten, excellent

Group of four desirable Amwell Press big game hunting books. Titles include: Skyline Pursuits by Batten, cloth binding with gold embossing and matching cloth slip, open edition, spine is very lightly sunned and slip is showing slight signs of distress;
Sourdough and Swahili by Branham, cloth binding with gold embossing and matching cloth slip, open edition; Journal of a High Country Hunter by Gilcrest, cloth binding with gold embossing and matching cloth slip, open edition; Cat! by Rikhoff (anthology), leather binding and cloth slip with cheetah print on face. Perfect condition, seemingly unopened. The price is firm. $500 plus shipping.


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Skyline Pursuits, Batten, Amwell Press, 1985, leather, ribbon, slip, exceptional condition

Skyline Pursuits by John Batten. From the Amwell Press High Country Heritage Series and published in 1985, it carries limited edition number 393/1000. Features include leather binding, marker ribbon and slip, along with the author’s signature. The introduction is written by by Red Duke and art by the unequaled Carl Rungius. Nearly pristine inside and out, and possibly unread. The slip is very good. The price is firm. $300 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Wild Sheep Foundation.


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John Batten paired limited editions, matching numbers, Formidable Game, Forest and Plain, signed, leather, slips

Two signed limited editions by John Batten, each numbered 958/1000 and published by Amwell Press. Both have leather binding, a marker ribbon and a slip case. Each book is also signed by its illustrator, Peter Darro. The pair includes Forest and the Plain, published in 1984, and The Formidable Game, published 1983. Both remain in excellent and nearly unhandled condition. The price is firm. $500 plus shipping.


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John Batten pair, Formidable Game and Forest and the Plain. Matching limited edition numbers, signed, leather, gilded, slips

Pair by John Batten, consisting of The Formidable Game and The Forest and the Plain. Both titles are limited editions from the Amwell Press and numbered 136/1000. Each is signed by the author as well as the illustrator, Peter Darro, and features leather binding with gold foil titles, gilded ends, a marker ribbon and a matching slip. Condition is as new. The price is firm. $400 plus shipping.


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Five Safari Press titles on African dangerous game hunting, Bazzy, Beebe, Robertson, most signed limited editions

Grouping of five Safari Press titles on African big game hunting, including: Cannibals and Big Game by Channing Beebe, 2001, stated first, 700/100; Sun Over the Dark Continent by Charles Bazzy, 2009, stated first, 697/1000, signed by author; Buffalo, Elephant and Bongo by Dr. Reinald von Meurers, 1999, stated first, 680/1000; My Main Obsession by Ricardo Guardia Vazquez, 2013, stated first, signed by author, unnumbered copy of the 250 limited edition; Africa’s Most Dangerous by Kevin Robertson, 2007, second edition, leather binding, this book being dedicated to Cape buffalo hunting. The price is firm. $450 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Dallas Safari Club Foundation.


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Trio from Horatio Bigelow, Gunnerman, Feathers, Derrydale, one inscribed

Grouping of three important wing-shooting titles by Horatio Bigelow. Flying Feathers, Garrett and Massie, 1937, wonderful woven cloth binding with glued paper titles and “Knoxville College” stamps on page ends, gift inscription, very good; Gunnerman, Derrydale Press, 1939, 360/950, book plate, some staining (water) at the edges, fair; Gunnerman’s Gold, Standard Publications, 1943, inscribed by author, additional gift inscription, very good with beginning of separation inside. The price is firm. $400 plus shipping.


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Hunting Trails on Three Continents, Derrydale Press, Boone and Crockett Club, 1933, 40/250, very desirable, strong condition

Published in 1933 by the Derrydale Press for the Boone and Crockett Club in an edition of just 250, this is copy of Hunting Trails on Three Continents is edition number 40. While the same book appears as part of the Boone and Crockett Club’s famed Acorn Series, it is the Windward House version (rare in itself) which is usually encountered. Condition is very good, with minimal pencil markings, faint instances of discoloration and only a slight loosening of the binding. The price is firm. $600 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Boone and Crockett Club.


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Boone and Crockett Club Records of North American Big Game, complete set 1932 – 2011, 14 books, inscriptions, great condition

A complete set of the Boone and Crockett Club’s Records of North American Big Game comprised of 14 books spanning 1932 to 2011. This is an all-inclusive set covering the first 13 awards periods (the 1973 reprint of the 1971 book is not counted). 1932 – one of only 500 copies were printed by the famed Derrydale Press. This book has wonderful gift inscription “Oliver Wolcott from S.A.W. – Christmas 1932”. (Wolcott became a Club Member in about 1920.) The front cover has some staining and a glass ring toward the bottom, with the balance being very good. A small sticker has been removed from the inside. The binding solid, with a minor crease in the binding on the spine. 1939 – Exceptional cover, spine and exterior. The paper (not the binding itself) is cracked on inside front and a bookplate has been attached to first inside page. Exceptional interior page condition. 1952 – Exceptional cover, spine and exterior. The DJ is present and fair, but chipped and taped (mostly inside). A gift inscription on title page reads “To Maria, with all our best wishes, December 25, 1956” and signed by both Grancel Fitz and Betty Sample Fitz. (Grancel was the father of the modern trophy measuring system and coined the phrase “Grand Slam” as it relates to sheep hunting, and was the first to take all species of North American Big Game. Betty was heavily involved in production of Club books through the years). The following page has a bookplate of “Maria Folino Weld” with a slight wrinkling from application. The interior is very good, with a small area of folding/tearing to the top of pages 130-146 at the gutter. An old dealer sticker appears inside the back cover. 1958 – Fine cover, spine and exterior. The DJ is present but torn and chipped, and a significant portion of the cover missing. It is a stated first edition. Interior pages are all excellent. 1964 – Fine cover, spine and exterior. The DJ good, with chips. A dealer’s pencil notation appears on the title page. An inked inscription appears above dedication “With very best wishes, Samuel B. Webb” (Webb was a Member). This is a stated first edition. The interior is excellent, with a pencil mark running along the upper edge. 1971 – Good cover, spine and exterior. The spine is slightly listing (as is common to this printing). The interior is excellent and the DJ fair and chipped. 1973 (1971 Revised Edition) – Very good cover, spine and exterior. The DJ is good with some taping. The interior is excellent. An old dealer sticker appears inside back cover. 1977 – Fine cover, spine and exterior. The DJ is fair, with some bulging. Previous owner’s inscription is written inside the front cover. The interior is excellent. 1981 – Fine cover, spine and exterior. The DJ is good, with some chips and tears. The interior is excellent.1988 – Excellent exterior with light corner bumps. Excellent interior. 1993 – Overall excellent, with excellent DJ. 1999 – Overall exceptional. Appears unopened. 2005 – Overall exceptional. Appears unopened. Includes the bonus CD as originally provided. 2011 – Overall exceptional. Appears unopened. The price is firm and layaway is available. Proceeds benefit the Wild Sheep Foundation. $4,500 plus shipping.


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Boone and Crockett Club Records of North American Big Game, 1981 limited edition 320/750, signed, leather, slip, excellent

Boone and Crockett Club 1981 limited edition Records of North American Big Game. Published as a limited edition of 750 copies, this being number 320, it has a oversize format, leather binding with gold embossing, a signature sheet of both authors and Club president, gilded edges, marker ribbon and a cloth slip. Condition is excellent. The price is firm. $250 plus shipping.


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Records of North American Big Game, 14th Edition, Conservation Edition two-volume set (limited to 1,000), 2017, new

Records of North American Big Game, 14th Edition published in 2017 by the Boone and Crockett Club. This is the two-volume hard bound Conservation Edition set (limited to 1,000 copies) with dust jackets and a slip case, and it remains in new condition. The price is firm. $150 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Dallas Safari Club Foundation.


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Boone and Crockett Club Big Game Awards limited editions, four consecutive awards periods spanning 1992-2003, leather, slips, unread condition

Boone and Crockett Club Big Game Awards limited edition books with leather bindings, linen slips and signature pages. The 1992-1994 (22nd Big Game Awards Period) is number 53 of 100, includes a marker ribbon and has gilt edge pages. The 1995-1997 (23rd Big Game Awards Period) is number 3 of 50. The 1998-2000 (24th Big Game Awards Period) is number 11 of 50. The 2001-2003 (25th Big Game Awards Period) is number 22 of 25 and has a half-leather binding. Each of the four remains in unread condition. The price is firm and layaway is available. $750 plus media mail. Proceeds benefit the Wild Sheep Foundation.


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Boone and Crockett Club 22nd Big Game Awards Period limited edition, 73/100, leather, linen slip, gilt, ribbon signature page, unread condition

Boone and Crockett Club Big Game Awards limited edition 1992-1994 (22nd Big Game Awards Period) number 73 of 100 with leather binding, linen slip and signature page. It includes a marker ribbon, has gilt edge pages and is in unread condition. The price is firm and layaway is available. $200 plus media mail. Proceeds benefit the Wild Sheep Foundation.


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The Acorn Series published by the Boone and Crockett Club beginning in 1895, complete set of seven in exceptional condition

The Acorn Series, its chronology designated by a corresponding number of tiny acorns appearing on the spines, includes the original publishing effort by the Boone and Crockett Club. Historically, the first six volumes were printed at least a generation prior to the original Records of North American Big Game. Each of the Acorn Series is an anthology of hunting adventures written by Club members and their contemporaries, and while the Club’s conservation efforts are specifically focused on North America, Acorn Series chapters cover the world. This particular set was collected by Mr. John Vernon Knox Wagar mostly in the 1940s. Wagar was noted professor and conservationist associated with Colorado State University and his name and pencil notes appear just inside each cover. American Big-Game Hunting, published by Forest & Stream in 1893, good condition with some exterior spotting, a small tear at base of the spine, some interior smudging and pencil marks and a bit of loosening to the binding; Hunting in Many Lands, published by Forest and Stream in 1895, excellent condition; Trail and Camp Fire, published by Forest and Stream / Harper & Brothers in 1897, very good condition, includes Wagar’s original purchase receipt from 1944; American Big Game In Its Haunts, published by Forest and Stream in 1904, very good condition; Hunting at High Altitudes, published by Harper & Bothers in 1913, very good with small corner bump on cover; Hunting and Conservation, published by Yale University Press in 1925, very good with two modest hints of separation; Hunting Trails on Three Continents, published by Windward House in 1933, very good condition. Encountering a complete set of Acorn Series books is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The price is firm and layaway is available. $3,000 plus shipping.


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Safari – A Chronicle of Adventure by Bartle Bull

Safari – A Chronicle of Adventure by Bartle Bull. Published in 1988 by Viking, this is something of a masterwork on safari life from the late 1800s through the date of publication. The author understands Africa and had the means to do it up right, as he also filmed the movie “In The Blood” with the Roosevelts, Harry Manners and Robin Hurt. Very well written. The book itself is in excellent condition, the DJ good with minor tears. The price is firm. $200 plus media mail.


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Little America by Richard Byrd, first, inscribed, 1930, Antarctic exploration, good

Little America by Richard E. Byrd. Published by Putnam’s in 1930, this stated first edition bears the author’s ink inscription. What appears to be an original New York Times clipping of Byrd’s obituary dated 3/12/57 is also included. Byrd was a pioneer aviator and extensively explored the Antarctic. CONDITION: Overall good. Exterior is very good and absent discoloration. Interior hinges are beginning to crack but remain well attached. Minimal pencil markings and notes are present. $350 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Boone and Crockett Club.


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Grouping of four Colt books, Carey, Edwards, Serven, Wilson, excellent

Grouping of four Colt books including: The Colt Gun Book by Carey, 1961, Fawcett, gift inscription, excellent with very good DJ; The Story of Colts Revolver by Edwards, 1957, second edition, excellent, no DJ; Colt Firearms From 1836 by Serven, 1969, sixth edition, excellent, includes promo flyers; Colt, An American Legend by Wilson, fifth edition, excellent with excellent DJ. The price is firm. $250 plus shipping.


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The Great Arc of Wild Sheep by Clark, both hard and soft copies

The Great Arc of the Wild Sheep by James L. Clark in both hard and soft copies. The hard bound copy was published in 1967 by the University of Oklahoma Press and is a stated second edition. It remains in excellent condition with a good DJ. From the same publisher, the soft is a stated fourth edition from 1978 in good condition with a former owner’s gift inscription on the inside front cover. The price is firm. $200 plus media mail.


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Five Years of a Hunter’s Life in the Far Interior of South Africa, Roualeyn Gordon Cumming, 1851, original, two volumes, historic

Five Years of a Hunter’s Life in the Far Interior of South Africa by Roualeyn Gordon Cumming. Published by Harper & Brothers (New York) in 1851, this two-volume set is among the earliest versions of what is certainly a classic work on hunting Africa’s dangerous game. Volume I condition – the cloth binding is bumped at the corners and has some smaller missing pieces in the folds. The pages are solid, with a bit of browning (moisture spots) tearing at the binding threads (horizontal). Former owner’s library impression appears on the title page. Volume 2 condition – similar to above with the front cover nearly separated. The price is firm. $500 plus shipping.


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Czech hunting book bibliographies, Africa, sheep/goats, one signed

Two bibliographies of hunting books by Dr. Kenneth Czech. An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785-1999, Trophy Room Books, 2011, stated first, excellent; An Annotated Bibliography of Books Related to Hunting the Wild Sheep and Goats of the World, author signature, Safari Press, 2016, stated first, excellent. The price is firm. $100 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Dallas Safari Club Foundation.


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Edouard Foa, After Big Game in Central Africa, Deluxe Edition 402/500, Briar Patch Press, leather, linen slip

After Big Game in Central Africa by Edouard Foa. Published as part of the Deluxe Edition of the African Collection by the Briar Patch Press in 1987, this is number 402 of 500. A special presentation, the Deluxe Edition includes gilded leather, marker ribbon and a linen slip. Condition is excellent in every respect and this work is a fine read at that. The price is firm. $250 plus media mail.


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Elephant Hunters of the Lado by Foran and Tear / Another Tear for Somalia by Collins, signed, matching limited edition numbers, leather, slips

The Elephant Hunters of the Lado by W. Robert Foran and signed by Anthony Dyer, along with the signed two-volume set A Tear for Somalia / Another Tear for Somalia by Douglas Collins are both limited editions bearing numbers 180/1000. Excellent reads in every respect, they are bound in leather, outfitted with marker ribbons and housed in proper slips. In excellent condition, the only observation is a slight sunning to the Lado slip. The price is firm. $450 plus shipping.


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Pair of sheep North American sheep hunting titles by the Foundation for North American Wild Sheep

Published by the Foundation for North American Wild Sheep, both works are well written and have superb photography. Putting Sheep on the Mountain – published in 1999, is a stated first edition signed by past FNAWS presidents. It is also a limited edition (44/100). The book was edited and signed by Schultz, Pedrotti and Reneau, along with artist Garry Swanson. Leather & cloth with marker ribbon. Subject matter includes hunting stories and FNAWS information. It remains in very good condition. A Portrait of Sheep and Sheep Hunting – published in 1980, this is the first printing. A tremendous anthology of sheep hunting through the years, including some of the stories behind the greatest rams of all time. This copy remains in exceptional condition, although DJ is tattered. The price is firm. $300 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Wild Sheep Foundation.


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Sheep and Bear Trails, Holman, 1933, signed, first limited 8/75

Sheep and Bear Trails by John Holman. Published in 1933, this is one of 75 copies of the first edition “printed on fine paper, bound uncut and autographed by the author” and hand-numbered as “8”. Approved by the Boone and Crockett Club and published by Frank Walters, it shows in good to very good condition with both public and private library markings and plates. The price is firm. $300 plus media mail.


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Memories of an Africa Hunter, Terry Irwin, signed, limited, slip

Memories of an African Hunter by Terry Irwin. Published by Safari Press in 1998 as a stated first and limited edition of 1,000 copies, this is number 919. Signed by the author, with linen binding and slip. A most interesting and detailed account of a fortunate hunter’s life and experiences. The price is firm $175 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Dallas Safari Club Foundation.


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Best of John Jobson, Amwell Press limited edition, leather, slip, big game

The Best of John Jobson. From the Amwell Press Big Game Heritage series, this is copy 644/1000 as published in 1982. It includes leather binding, marker ribbon and slip. The interior is pristine while the exterior has a few small imperfections in the leather (some Amwell editions have a problem with the leather sticking to the inside of the slip). The price is firm. $150 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Wild Sheep Foundation.


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Safari by Elmer Keith, first edition, from library of publisher and signed by the cover illustrator, support materials, exceptional condition

Inscribed by the cover illustrator, Cynthia Jackson (Roesch) and originally acquired from the estate of Truman Fowler (the book’s publisher and Keith hunting companion), this first edition of Elmer Keith’s classic was published in 1968 by Safari Publications. It remains in pristine condition and includes an original folding promotional flyer and nine original cover tear sheets with promotional text. PROVENANCE: Letter from Jackson, apparently to the book’s former owner and a letter from Julia Fowler which discusses her late husband’s library. CONDITION: Exceptional, the lot. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,000 plus shipping.


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Grouping of eight hunting and sporting books, Mackay, Seton, Loveridge, Fosburgh

Grouping of eight hunting and sporting-related books. Robins Island by John Mackay, 1984, private printing by Exposition Press, stated first and as 1 of 500 copies, excellent; Ferret Facts & Fancies by A.R. Harding, 1915, A.R. Harding, gift inscription from 1928, excellent; The Antelope and Deer of America by John Caton, 1877, Hurd and Houghton, Sportsman’s Association of Western Pennsylvania stamp, loosening spine, otherwise good; I Drank From the Zambezi by Arthur Loveridge, 1953, stated first, Harper & Bros., fair DJ, otherwise good; Lives of Game Animals by Ernest Seton-Thompson, stated first, 1901, Scribner’s, gift inscription, good; The Old West Coast by Lanier Bartlett, 1930, Grosset & Dunlap, spine loosening, otherwise fair; One Man’s Pleasure by Hugh Fosburgh, 1960, William Morrow, very good; Leaves From a Sportsman’s Diary by “Unique”, stated second, 1896, Gibbings & Company, old bookplate, good. The price is firm. $150 plus shipping.


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Ten African hunting titles, Amwell, leather, slips, Manners, Allen, Herne, MacLagan, as new

Grouping of 10 Amwell Press African hunting titles with leather bindings and slip cases. All are essentially in new condition. Inclusions: An African Affair by Harry Tennison; Kambaku by Harry Manners, signed, 488/1000; First Wheel by Bunny Allen, signed, 302/1000; Game, Glory and Bitter Blood by Maurice Randall, signed, 6/1000; Desert Safaris by Brian Herne, signed, 796/1000; A White Hunter’s Life by Angus MacLagan, signed, 302/1000; Cry for the Lions by Gareth Patterson, signed, 396/1000; The Elephant Hunters of the Lado by Robert Foran, 840/1000, small smudge to embossing on spine; Kenya (anthology), 396/1000 and Archer in Africa by William Negley, signed, 396/1000. The price is firm and layaway is available. $1,250 plus shipping.


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African Hunter by James Mellon, first edition, 1975, outstanding condition

First edition (1975) African Hunter by James Mellon. One of the cornerstones of any hunting library and a most fortunate find in this high condition, it bears but a private library embossing and small pencil pricing notation. The DJ has, owing to its protective cover, remained in excellent condition as well. Published by Harcourt, Brace and Jovanovich, it also includes an original promotional flyer from Trophy Room Books. The price is firm. $500 plus shipping.


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African Hunter, Mellon, 1975 first edition, I Married Adventure, Osa Johnson,

African Hunter by James Mellon, a stated first edition published by Harcourt, Brace and Jovanovich in 1975. Excellent inside and out, with a minor pencil-marked date in the gutter of the dedication page and a dealer’s sticker on inside back cover. I Married Adventure by Osa Johnson, this with zebra-pattern cover as published by Lippincott in 1940. Very good condition with previous owner’s bookplate. Another, published by Garden City in 1940, in good condition with a chipped DJ. The price is firm. $300 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Wild Sheep Foundation.


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Horse and Buggy West by Jack O’Connor, first edition, 1968, actual early review copy, excellent with good dust jacket

Horse and Buggy West by Jack O’Connor. Published in 1968, this is an early review copy (sent in advance to the media) and includes a press release describing the book as well as a note from the publisher. The book itself is in excellent condition, no odor and just a few pencil markings on the inside flap. The DJ is good (minor chipping and dirty spots) but is also dated (with the release date of 2/69.) The price is firm. $250 plus shipping.


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Hunting in the Southwest, O’Connor, 1945, Knopf, good

Hunting in the Southwest by Jack O’Connor. Published by Knopf in 1945, this is what amounts to the reprint of the Derrydale Press classic Game in the Desert from 1939. The book is in good condition, with a binding crack along the inside of front cover gutter. A former owner’s name appears in pencil on the inside of the front cover and a dealer’s bookplate is on the inside back cover. The price is firm. $200 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Wild Sheep Foundation.


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Jack O’Connor vintage rifle titles, Hunting Rifle, Big Game Rifle, inscribed Complete Book of Rifles & Shotguns

Four vintage rifle books by Jack O’Connor. The Hunting Rifle as published by Winchester Press in 1970, the first edition. The book itself is in excellent condition with a good DJ. The Big Game Rifle from Knopf in 1952, a stated first edition. It remains in excellent with a very good DJ. The Rifle Book from Knopf in 1949, another a stated first edition. The condition is excellent, with a fair DJ. Complete Book of Rifles & Shotguns – published by Harper in 1961. This one is inscribed and shows as excellent with a fair DJ. There are a few pencil markings on the inside of the front cover. The price is firm and layaway is available. $500 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Wild Sheep Foundation.


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Jack O’Connor, six titles including Sheep & Sheep Hunting Memorial Edition and Best of JOC from the first edition of just 1,000 copies

Lot of six from Jack O’Connor. The Compete Book of Shooting, Outdoor Life, 1965, first edition, excellent with chipped DJ; The Art of Hunting Big Game in North America, Outdoor Life, second (revised) edition, 1977, excellent with fair (chipped) DJ; The Complete Book of Rifles & Shotguns, Outdoor Life, 1961, first edition, very good with chipped DJ; The Best of Jack O’Connor, Amwell Press, 1977, from first edition of 1,000 copies (stated), excellent with lightly chipped DJ; The Art of Hunting Big Game in North America, Outdoor Life, 1967, first edition, good, slight musty odor; Sheep and Sheep Hunting, Memorial Edition, Winchester Press, excellent with lightly chipped DJ. The price is firm. $200 plus media mail.


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Grouping of six by Jack O’Connor, Sheep Hunting, Desert, Rockies, anthologies, biography

Six Jack O’Connor titles, including: Sheep and Sheep Hunting, Winchester Press 1974, excellent with excellent DJ; Hunting in the Rockies, Knopf, 1947, stated first, very good with a bit of fading over the spine and bumping at the corners; Hunting in the Southwest, Knopf, 1945, very good with fair DJ; Jack O’Connor by Anderson & Buckner, biography, Safari Press, 2002, second edition, excellent; Hunting on Three Continents with Jack O’Connor Volume I, Safari Press, 1987, third edition, excellent; Hunting on Three Continents with Jack O’Connor Volume II, Safari Press, 1987, third edition, excellent. The price is firm and layaway is available. $500 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Dallas Safari Club Foundation.


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Five North American big game titles from Jack O’Connor and Jack Samson, Last Book, Revisited, Southwest, Grizzly, slips, as new

Grouping of North American big game hunting titles published by the Amwell Press. All are in superb condition and in fact appear unhandled. Jack O’Connor titles include The Last Book, 1984, first trade edition with illustrated slip and Game in the Desert Revisited, 1984, second (trade) edition with illustrated slip. Jack Samson titles include Hunting the Southwest, 1985, first trade edition with illustrated slip and paired versions of The Grizzly Book and The Bear Book, both published in 1982 as second trade editions in a shared slip. The price is firm. $300 plus shipping.


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Seven Jack O’Connor hunting and shooting titles, Hunting in the Rockies, Big Game Hunts, Shotgun Book

A grouping of seven Jack O’Connor titles, including: The Shotgun Book from Knopf in 1965, a stated first edition. Light water damage renders it but a viable working copy. Complete Book of Shooting from Outdoor Life in 1965. It shows as excellent with a fair DJ. Hunting in the Rockies published by Knopf in 1947 as a stated first edition. It remains in good to very good condition, with a sunned DJ (bled through slightly to cover) and a small dealer’s bookplate on inside back cover. Big Game Animals of North America from Outdoor Life, this version published in 1961. It shows excellent inside and out, with small dealer’s bookplate on inside back cover. The DJ is fair. Big Game Animals of North America, the later version from Outdoor Life as published in 1977 and a stated third printing. It has light wrinkling to first few pages, but otherwise is excellent. The DJ very good, and a former owner’s name is written on inside front cover.Jack O’Connor’s Big Game Hunts published by Outdoor Life in 1963. Excellent condition including DJ, with two small pencil price markings in pencil inside. The Lost Classics of Jack O’Connor from Liveoak Press in 2004, a stated fourth printing. Essentially new, save a small corner bump. The price is firm. $450 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Wild Sheep Foundation.


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Pope & Young Club Bowhunting Big Game Records of North America, first four editions, strong condition

Pope & Young Club Bowhunting Big Game Records of North America books first four editions. First Edition, 1975, fine interior and cover, creased DJ, handwritten name inside front cover; Second Edition, 1981, fine interior, cover and DJ, handwritten name (same as appears in the 1975 edition) inside front cover; Third Edition, 1987, fine interior, cover and DJ; Fourth Edition, 1993, fine interior and DJ, small cover corner bump. The price is firm. $400 plus media mail. Proceeds of this sale benefit the Wild Sheep Foundation.


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Jungle Man, P.J. Pretorius, Africa, lion, elephant, WWI, Konigsberg, 1948

Jungle Man, the Autobiography of Major P.J. Pretorius. Published by Dutton in 1948, it chronicles the extraordinary African big game hunting adventures as well as his lead role in the location and destruction of the German battleship Konigsberg. The condition is excellent, but a very good DJ. The price is firm. $150 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Dallas Safari Club Foundation.


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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. $100 plus shipping.


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Rowland Ward Records of Big Game, four editions, 1914, 1929, 1975, 1981, the 1914 has extras

Four editions of Rowland Ward Records of Big Game. 1914 – Loose but intact binding, enough so that it will serve with care. The best thing about this book is not the condition,which is but fair. Rather, the inside back cover has a pocket, and in that pocket is an original and unused personal trophy records tablet, a price list of other RW titles and a field care pamphlet. 1928 – Somewhat loosened binding but good condition otherwise. 1975 (Africa) – Very good, with removed bookplate. A gift inscription appears on inside front cover. 1981 (Africa) – Pristine, including the DJ. The price is firm and layaway is available. $500 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Wild Sheep Foundation.


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Rowland Ward Records of Big Game, 1984 & 1989 Editions

Two editions of Rowland Ward Records of Big Game. The 1984 (19th Edition) focuses entirely on Africa. It has a leather cover with gold embossing. The binding is cracked along the inside front cover as is common to this edition, and the inside remains excellent. The 1989 (22nd Edition) includes big game species from around the world (the first since the 1928/Ninth Edition to do so). It remains in exceptional condition. $100 plus shipping.


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Ten hunting and hunting-related works, Ruark, Harbour, Hagel, Burnham, Cadieux

Ten hunting and hunting-related books, including Horn of the Hunter by Robert Ruark, Doubleday, 1953, good with gift inscription; Hunting the American Wild Turkey by Dave Harbour, Stackpole, 1975, excellent with lightly chipped DJ: The Art of Taxidermy by John Rowley, Appleton, 1919, fair; Pioneering in the Lion Country by W.H. Branson, Southern Publishing Association, 1938, good with gift inscription; Hunting Secrets by Murray Burnham, Winchester Press, 1983, excellent with lightly chipped DJ; The Ivory Trail by Talbot Mundy, Burt, 1919, fair with soiling and bumps, repaired binding; Goose Hunting by Charles Cadieux, Stone Wall Press, 1979, excellent with lightly chipped DJ; The Book of the Black Bear, Richard P. Smith, Winchester Press, 1985, excellent with chipped DJ; Bear Hunting by Jerry Meyer, Stackpole, 1983, excellent and Hunting North America’s Big Game by Bob Hagel, Outdoor Life, 1986, excellent with chipped DJ. The price is firm. $125 plus media mail.


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Eight hunting books, including five from the library of noted gun/hunting writer Chub Eastman, Russell, Ormond, Newberry

A selection of eight hunting books, including five from the library of gun and hunting writer Chub Eastman. The five are Horns in the High Country (Russell), Complete Book of Hunting (Ormond), Great Whitetails of North America (Rogers) with gift inscription, How to Find Giant Bucks (Darner) signed by the author and Predator Hunting (Bynum) signed by the author. Also included is European Hunter (Newberry), a first edition in new condition. Finally, A Reference Manual for Hunting North American Sheep and Trophy Mule Deer, and Finding & Evaluating Your Trophy (both by Stapleton). The price is firm. $100 plus media mail.


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Claws & Fangs by Sanchez-Arino, Africa, limited edition, Safari Press

Claws & Fangs by Tony Sanchez-Arino. Published as the first English edition in 2011 by Safari Press in a limited edition of 1,000 copies, this is number 970. The authors signature appears. A superb book on hunting Africa’s great game by someone who has spent his lifetime in this grandest of pursuits. The linen binding and slip, along with the pages, remain in excellent condition. The price is firm. $150 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Dallas Safari Club Foundation.


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African hunting anthologies from Safari Press and Tony Sanchez-Arino, Kenya, Ethiopia, South Africa, limited, signed, slips

Trio of limited edition African hunting anthologies from Safari Press and edited by Tony Sanchez-Arino. Each is oversized, with a linen binding and slip, marker ribbon and signed by both author and illustrator. They remain in excellent condition. Tremendously interesting, both from a historical and recent perspective. Hunting in Kenya, 2000, 363/1000, stated first; Hunting in South Africa, 1998, 887/1000; Hunting in Ethiopia, 1995, 161/1000. The price is firm. $500 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Dallas Safari Club Foundation.


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Exploring for Wild Sheep in British Columbia in 1931 and 1932, Sheldon, Amwell, limited edition, leather

Exploring for Wild Sheep in British Columbia in 1931 and 1932 by William Sheldon. Part of the Amwell Press High Country Heritage series, this is limited edition number 212/1000 as published in 1981. Signed by William G. Sheldon (author or namesake). Forward by John Batten. Handwritten name of original owner appears on the inside of the front cover. Leather binding, marker ribbon and slip. Exceptional condition in very good slip. Probably unread. $225 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Wild Sheep Foundation.


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Derrydale Press, Edmund Ware Smith, four titles with one signed, limited editions in fine condition

Derrydale Press, four titles by Edmund Ware Smith. One-Eyed Poacher of Privilege, 374/750, excellent with solid binding, minor price markings and slight darkening on end edges; The Further Adventures of the One-Eyed Poacher (Crown Publishers), signed, 301/750, excellent; Tales Tall and Short, 756/950, excellent with minor price markings and A Tomato Can Chronicle, 812/950, excellent with minor price marking. The price is firm and layaway is available. $750 plus media mail.


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The Game of British East Africa by Stigand, 1909, Cox, good to very good

The Game of British East Africa by Captain C. H. Stigand. Published in 1909 by Cox, this extensive work relates as much to hunting as it does field observation and natural history. It is also ahead of its time in one respect, that being a discussion of hunter ethics. CONDITION: Overall fair-to-good. The exterior of the binding is very good, with a few cracks at the edges. Interior binding is cracking along some signature lines. A bookplate, stamp and some scattered pencil markings are present. The price is firm. $400 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Boone and Crockett Club.


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Six books on big game hunting, Africa, Asia, North America, Capstick, Taylor, Romero

Grouping of six books on hunting Africa and North America. Thrilling Adventures by V.E. Lynch, 1928, private printing by Southworth Press, very good; Grand Safari by Thomas Arbuthnot, 1954, Purnell & Sons, fair, with faded spine, loose and browning pages; The Book of the Lion, by Sir Alfred Pease, Capstick Series, 1987, St. Martins, excellent; Pondoro, John Taylor, stated first, 1955, Simon & Schuster, good DJ and otherwise very good, a seminal work on elephant hunting; My Big Game Hunting Diary by Count Kenrik Apponyi, 1937, Mayflower Press, Mexico and Africa by Pablo Romero, signed, stated first edition of 1000 copies. The price is firm. $200 plus shipping.


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Four important sheep/mountain hunting titles, North America, Asia, China, Valdez, Mitchel & Frisina, Golobchi

Grouping of four desirable books on mountain hunting in North America and Asia. Titles include: Obsessed! by Hoosein Golobchi, 2008, Safari Press, second edition, excellent; From The Himalayas to the Rockies by Mitchell & Frisina, 2007, Safari Press, stated first, excellent; Wild Sheep and Wild Sheep Hunters of the Old World by Raul Valdez, 1983, Wild Sheep and Goat International, signed, limited edition 45/750, anthology of stories from some of the great sheep hunters and their adventures in Asia and China; excellent; With A Rifle in Mongolian in the Altai and the Tian Shan, Hoyos-Sprinzenstein, 1986, Safari Press, limited edition 129/500, first English edition, excellent with good slip. The price is firm. $500 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Dallas Safari Club Foundation.


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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. This book is sold out and only a handful of copies remain. Author will sign the copy and personally inscribe upon request. The price is firm. $75 plus shipping.


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Van Brunt, Born a Hunter, Sporting Classics, 2009, limited edition of 350, author’s desk copy from sold out edition, 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. $150 plus shipping.


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Hunting Big Game Volumes I & II, Townsend Whelen, 1946 Military Service Publishing Company, NRA approved, excellent

Hunting Big Game Volumes I & II by Townsend Whelen. Published in 1946 as a NRA Library Book in association with The Military Service Publishing Company, this two-volume set forms an anthology of great hunting adventures in both the Americas and Africa/Asia. Condition is excellent, with the former owner’s ink stamp and pencil note pricing from the Fort Bliss bookstore in 1957. The price is firm. $250 plus shipping.


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The Best of Colonel Townsend Whelen, Amwell, limited, leather, gilded, slip

The Best of Colonel Townsend Whelen from the Amwell Press. Published in 1984 as a limited edition of 1,000 copies, this is number 30. More importantly, it is comprised of some of Whelen’s finest work on rifles, hunting what The Colonel reckoned it took to be a man. Bound in leather with gilded edges and dressed with a marker ribbon, it rests in a black slip. Condition remains excellent. The price is firm. $225 plus shipping. Proceeds benefit the Dallas Safari Club Foundation.


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