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Image for The Large and Small Game of Bengal and the North-Western Provinces of India

The Large and Small Game of Bengal and the North-Western Provinces of India

By: Baldwin, J. H. [John Henry]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Henry S. King & Co.: 1877

Seller ID: 035584

Condition: Good


First published in 1876, this is a very early reprint of the first edition. 379 pages, plus frontispiece and one plate, plus four pages of ads. Blind and gilt stamped covers with lovely vignette of a four horned antelope on top cover. Lettering and images remain bright. Covers are a little rubbed along edges, and show light wear at corners and spine ends. Early inked inscription on blank verso of frontispiece has bled through some. Foxing on edges, as well as first and last few leaves. Other scattered light foxing and occasional smudges. Overall a tight and attractive copy. View more info

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Big Game Hunting in the Himalayas and Tibet

By: Burrard, G.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035585

Condition: Fair


320 pages, plus plates and maps. Blue cloth covers are rubbed. Corners are bumped and there is a little wear at corners and spine ends. There appears some moisture staining on spine, though lettering remains bright. Lettering is rubbed/faded from top cover. End leaves are darkened. Scattered light foxing on edges and a few leaves. Volume remains tight and contents are otherwise clean. View more info

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Hunting and Hunted in The Belgian Congo

By: Cooper, Reginald Davey (Edited By R. Keith Johnston)

Price: $165.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder, & Co.: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036422

Condition: Fair


262 pages plus plates. Cloth covers are rubbed and show a little wear at spine ends and corners. Book plate on front paste down, and old inked price on front end leaf. Rear hinge is broke, though text block remains tight and well attached to covers. First and last few leaves are a little soiled, though contents are otherwise clean and intact. View more info

Image for The Great Thirst Land:  A Ride Through Natal, Orange Free State, Transvaal, and Kalahari Desert

The Great Thirst Land: A Ride Through Natal, Orange Free State, Transvaal, and Kalahari Desert

By: Gillmore, Parker

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Cassell Petter & Galpin:

Seller ID: 035822

Condition: Very Good


No date of publication, though circa 1878. Frontispiece; xvii; map; 466 pages; eight pages ads. Contemporary half leather binding with raised spine bands and gilt lettering. Marbled paper over boards. Covers are rubbed along edges and show a few light scuffs. Solid and clean copy. View more info

Image for The Wild Sports of Southern Africa; Being the Narrative of a Hunting Expedition from the Cape of Good Hope, Through the Territories of the Chief Moselekatse, to the Tropic of Capricorn

The Wild Sports of Southern Africa; Being the Narrative of a Hunting Expedition from the Cape of Good Hope, Through the Territories of the Chief Moselekatse, to the Tropic of Capricorn

By: Harris, William Cornwallis

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn: 1852

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 035817

Condition: Good


359 pages, plus 26 hand colored plates including frontispiece and illustrated half title page, and folding map. Full leather covers have been professionally rebacked, retaining original leather spine covers and spine label. Slightly raised spine bands make six compartments, each with gilt stamped decoration now faded. All edges are gilded. Marbled end leaves, with previous owner's book plate on front paste down. Scattered light wear, light foxing, and the occasional smudge. A few leaves with small and non-intrusive chips on edges, including the lower edge of plate III "Andries Africander... View more info

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Trekking the Great Thirst: Travel and Sport in the Kalahari Desert

By: Hodson, Arnold W. (Edited By A. E. Nellen; Introductory Notes By Sir Ralph Williams; Foreword By F. C. Selous)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036107

Condition: Fair


359 pages, plus plates and four folding maps. Minimally ex-library with three digit inked number on spine, and card pocket strip on rear paste down. Inscription on blank front free end leaf in unknown hand reads "For Duceererr (?) Academy / Bequest of / Orrice C Hubbard (?)" Half title page is detached, though laid in place. Rubbing and light wear along joints and corners. Gilt cover vignette and lettering remain fairly bright. Volume remains tight and clean. View more info

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Big Game Animals of Iran (Persia)

By: Jamsheed, Rashid

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Self Published:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035039

Condition: Fine


Copyright is 1976. 122 pages. Dust jacket remains bright and clean, though shows scattered edge wear and a few small closed tears. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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On Hill and Plain

By: Lord Hardinge of Penshurst, K.G.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author

Seller ID: 035586

Condition: Good


110 pages, plus plates and ads. Inscribed by the author at the top of page one. Covers are lightly soiled and a little bowed. Corners are bumped, and there is light wear at crown. End leaves show a few light smudges. Tight and generally fairly clean. View more info

Image for Catalogue of the Heads and Horns of Indian Big Game Bequeathed By A. O. Hume, C.B., To the British Museum (Natural History)

Catalogue of the Heads and Horns of Indian Big Game Bequeathed By A. O. Hume, C.B., To the British Museum (Natural History)

By: Lydekker, R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, The Trustees of the British Museum: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037695

Condition: Good+


45 pages. Foxing on end leaves. Institutional stamp on end leaves, tissue guard, title page, and first page of text. Volume remains tight and is otherwise very clean View more info

Image for Hindu-Koh:  Wanderings and Wild Sport on and Beyond the Himalayas

Hindu-Koh: Wanderings and Wild Sport on and Beyond the Himalayas

By: MacIntyre, Donald

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood & Sons Ltd: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035590

Condition: Good+


464 pages, plus 24 pages of ads and plates. Nicely rebound in matching brown cloth and retaining original spine and top covers. Lovely vignette on top cover is slightly rubbed, though remains clear. Inked name on recto of frontispiece dated 1889. Occasional light foxing and occasional penciled marginalia. Tight and otherwise clean. View more info

Image for A Game-Book for Burma & Adjoining Territories:  The Types, Distribution and Habits of Large and Small Game, Together with Notes on Game Preservation, Photography, Tracking, Still-Hunting and the Care and Measurement of Trophies

A Game-Book for Burma & Adjoining Territories: The Types, Distribution and Habits of Large and Small Game, Together with Notes on Game Preservation, Photography, Tracking, Still-Hunting and the Care and Measurement of Trophies

By: Peacock, E. H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, H. F. & G. Witherby: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035591

Condition: Good


292 pages, plus plates. Light foxing on edges and just a little internally. Top hinge is lose, but holding. General light wear and age, though overall a fairly solid and clean copy. View more info

Image for African Game Trails:  An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist

African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist

By: Roosevelt, Theodore

Price: $275.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1910

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 037336

Condition: Good


583 pages, indexed. Leather over spine and corners, with brown cloth over boards. Raised spine bands and gilt stamped lettering. Top edge of text block is gilded. Leather is rubbed and scuffed. There is a three inch crack along the joint of the top cover at the spine, though hinges (internal) remain tight. There is a penciled name on the blank front free end page and the edges of the end leaves are a little darkened. Occasional light smudge, though volume is generally very clean. View more info

Image for African Game Trails:  An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist

African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist

By: Roosevelt, Theodore

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1910

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 037416

Condition: Fair


583 pages, indexed. Illustrated cloth covers are rubbed and worn on edges. There are a few small stains on spine. Hinges (internal) are broke. Inked name on blank front free end leaf. Text block remains right and contents are generally clean. View more info

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An African Holiday

By: Sutton, Richard L.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: St. Louis, The C. V. Mosby Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author

Seller ID: 034202

Condition: Good


180 pages. Author's inscription on front free end page reads in full: "For Dick -- with love / from - a Fat Lion Hunter." Affixed to front end leaves and blank recto of frontispiece are four photographs, including the author and others. Hinges (internal) are a little week and the binding is less than firm. Text block remains fairly tight and well attached to covers. Fairly light general wear. View more info

Image for Illustrated Guide to the Game Parks and Nature Reserves of Southern Africa

Illustrated Guide to the Game Parks and Nature Reserves of Southern Africa

By: [Duggan, Alan (Ed.)]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Readers Digest Association of South Africa:

Edition: Second Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 035597

ISBN: 0947008667

Condition: Fine


Copyright of this edition and printing is 1991. 440 pages. Due to weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info