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The Wanderings of an Elephant Hunter

by Bell, W. D. M.

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Published
1958
Condition
Very Good condition
Edition
1958 printing of the 1923 original
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$39.95

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London: Neville Spearman / The Holland Press, 1958. Very Good condition. NOT a library discard. NO fading. NO owner's name or bookplate. Bright, square and tight. Pages are crisp, clean and unmarked. NO underlining. NO highlighting. NO margin notes. Well illustrated with about 57 drawings, many full page. The theme is… Read more
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Moss, Mallards, and Mules and Other Hunting and Fishing Stories

by Brister, Bob

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Published
1998
Condition
Fine condition
Edition
First Winchester Press Edition
ISBN
9780924357732
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$28.50

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Selma, Alabama: Winchester / Countrysport Press, 1998. Fine condition in a bright and shiny Near Fine dust jacket. The jacket is lightly rubbed and has a small chip at the bottom edge of its rear panel. Sharp corners. NO owner's name or bookplate. Pages are crisp, clean and unmarked. NO underlining. NO highlighting. NO margin… Read more
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The ABC of Drag Hunting [FINE LEATHER BINDING]

by Newton, Grace Clarke

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Published
1917
Condition
Near Fine condition
Edition
First Edition, Limited 262 copies
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$895.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1917. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London -- so signed with a stamp in bright gold at the foot of the front inside cover. SEE PHOTOS. Full dark green crushed levant morocco, front and rear covers with triple gilt ruled borders and corner pieces. Spine with five raised bands decoratively gilt… Read more
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Fundamentals of Building a Bamboo Fly-Rod

by Maurer, George E.; & Bernard P. Elser

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Published
2002
Condition
Very Good condition
Edition
Revised edition
ISBN
9780881505702
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$22.95

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Woodstock, Vermont: The Countryman Press, 2002. Very Good condition. NOT a library discard. NO spine creases. Previous owner's name on pastedown endpaper. Pages are clean and unmarked. Photo illustrated. Step-by-step instuctions. This is the 2002 revised edition of a book first published in 1998. Bound in the original full color pictorial wraps. Oversize… Read more
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Retriever Training for the Duck Hunter

by Milner, Robert

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Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine condition
Edition
Scarce Junction Press hardcover edition
ISBN
9780935935004
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$39.95

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Grand Junction, Tennessee: Junction Press, 1988. Near Fine condition. Sharp corners. NO owner's name or bookplate. NO underlining. NO highlighting. NO margin notes. Illustrated with drawings by Philip Crowe and numerous photos. Foreword by Norman Strung. 7.5" wide by 9.5" tall. Bound in the original gilt-stamped pale yellow boards, with a dark… Read more
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Rebels on the Rise: An Athletic History

by Anderson, Kelly C.; signed by Jerry Tarkanian

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Fine condition
Edition
Limited Edition #703 of 3000 copies
ISBN
9781561660209
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$79.95

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Kansas City: Walsworth, 1992. SIGNED by legendary basketball coach JERRY TARKANIAN on the limitation page (his signature only, NOT personalized to anyone). TARKANIAN led his UNLV [UNIVERSITY of NEVADA Las Vegas] Runnin' Rebels teams to four appearances in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) Final Four, winning the national championship in 1990. Very Fine condition in a bright… Read more
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Rare Book Review, Vol XXXI (31), No. 1, Issue 345, February 2004

by Lewis, Emma (editor); & William Resses. Ed Maggs, James Morton, Terry Jones

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Published
2004
Condition
Very Good condition
Edition
First Edition
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$29.95

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London: Countrywide Editions Ltd., 2004. Very Good condition. A single issue of this magazine that evolved from Antiquarian Book Monthly Review. Now titled: Rare Book Review, Vol XXXI (31), No. 1, Issue 345, February 2004. Among the articles are: CRUEL AND UNUSUAL, THE TWISTED COLLECTION OF RALPH STEADMAN; AHOY ME HEARTIES! THE RISE OF THE PIRATE FROM… Read more
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The Story of British Sporting Prints

by Siltzer, Captain Frank

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Published
1929
Condition
Very Good condition
Edition
Revised Edition, Limited 1,000 copies
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$54.50

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London: Halton & Truscott Smith, LTD, 1929. Very Good condition (light cover wear). NOT a library discard. NO owner's name or bookplate. Hinges are perfect. Pages are clean and unmarked. 1929. New edition, revised and enlarged. Limited to 1,000 copies. 8 tipped-in tissue-guarded beautiful full color plates. Comprehensive biographies for 56 sporting artists with… Read more
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American Hunting and Fishing Books, An Annotated Bibliography of Books and Booklets on American Hunting and Fishing 1800-1970, Volume 1

by Heller, Morris

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Published
1997
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition, Limited 1,000 copies
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$84.95

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Mesilla, New Mexico: Nimrod and Piscator Press, 1997. BRAND NEW in a BRAND NEW dust jacket. PERFECT CONDITION. NO rubbing, chips, tears, or fading. Sharp corners. Square and tight. NO owner's name or bookplate. Crisp, clean and unmarked - obviously never read. 1997. First Edition. Limited to 1,000 numbered copies, this… Read more
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Samworth Books: A Descriptive Bibliography : Thomas G. Samworth and the Small Arms Technical Publishing Co [1/100 in leather]

by Smith, Brian R. (signed)

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Published
1990
Condition
New
Edition
1st ed. Limited 100 numbered copies
ISBN
9780962682094
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$154.95

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MD: The Marksman's Bookshelf, 1990. SIGNED by the AUTHOR. BRAND NEW in Perfect Condition. Just removed from the original shrinkwrap so we could write this descrition. A very nice book. 1990. Deluxe LEATHERBOUND First Edition. Limited to 100 signed and numbered copies, this being #70/100. Subtitle: "A Guide for the Use of Librarians, Researchers, Collectors,… Read more
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On the Trail of the African Elephant

by Sanchez-Arino, Tony (signed twice)

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Published
1988
Condition
Fine condition
Edition
First Edition, Limited 1250 copies
ISBN
9780951313510
Item Price
$278.50

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London: Rowland Ward of Bruton Street Limited, 1988. SIGNED by the AUTHOR directly on the title page (his signature only). Also inscribed on the half title page: "To... hoping he will enjoy reading this book with so many memories from the old elephant hunter" and signed a second time by Tony Sanchez. Fine condition in a Very… Read more
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Early Books on Cricket

by Allen, David Rayvern

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Published
1987
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780946653263
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$24.95

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London: Europa Publications, 1987. BRAND NEW in a BRAND NEW dust jacket. PERFECT condition. Sharp corners. NO chips. NO tears. NO rubbing. NO fading. Bright and shiny. 48 plates (mostly title page facsimiles). A well illustrated, detailed bibliography of 142 cricket books before 1896. Also provides a history of the… Read more
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Mauser Military Rifles of the World, Second Edition

by Ball, Robert W. D.

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Published
2000
Condition
Very Good EX-LIBRARY
Edition
Second Edition, Updated
ISBN
9780873418287
Item Price
$51.95

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Iola, Wisconsin: Krause Publications, 2000. Very Good EX-LIBRARY in a Very Good dust jacket. The jacket is protected by a removable clear-plastic sleeve. 2000. Second Edition. "Fully updated. Nearly 200 new photos." Historic photos of the rifles in action. Detailed photos of markings and insignia. New photos of rare rifles. Many full color.… Read more
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Early American Sporting Books, 1734 to 1844, A Few Brief Notes with Portraits and Facsimiles

by Gee, Ernest R.

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good condition
Edition
First Edition, Limited 400 copies
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$132.50

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New York: The Derrydale Press, 1928. PHOTOS UPON REQUEST. Very Good condition. Light wear to extremities. Hinges are perfect. NOT a library discard. NO owner's name or bookplate. Pages are clean and crisp. NO underlining. NO highlighting. NO margin notes. 1928. First Edition. Derrydale Press original. Limited… Read more
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The Compleat Angler 1653-1967, A New Bibliography

by Horne, Bernard S.

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Published
1970
Condition
Fine condition
Edition
First Edition, Limited to 500 copies
ISBN
9780822940364
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$57.50

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh Bibliophiles; distributed by the University of Pittsburgh Press, 1970. Fine condition but for title flaked off from inside a gilt-stamped border on the spine. Sharp corners. NO owner's name or bookplate. Pages are crisp, clean and unmarked. NO foxing. 1970. First Edition. Limited to 500 copies (of which 300 were bound). … Read more
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The Compleat Angler 1653-1967, A New Bibliography

by Horne, Bernard S.

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Published
1970
Condition
Fine condition
Edition
First Edition, 500 numbered copies
ISBN
9780822940364
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$97.50

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh Bibliophiles; distributed by the University of Pittsburgh Press, 1970. Fine condition in a Very Good dust jacket (lightly rubbed / NO chips or tears). The jacket is protected by a removable Brodart clear-plastic sleeve. NOT price clipped ($25.00). Sharp corners. NO owner's name or bookplate. Pages are crisp, clean and unmarked. NO… Read more
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$97.50
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The Guide to British Track and Field Literature, 1275-1968

by Lovesey, Peter; & Tom McNab

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Published
1969
Condition
FINE condition
Edition
First Edition
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$51.95

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London: Athletics Arena, 1969. NOT a library discard. FINE condition. Sharp corners. NO owner's name or bookplate. Pages are crisp, clean and unmarked. 1969. First Edition. A well annotated bibliography. Summarizes/critically evaluates some 900 titles on track and field events, road running, walking, cross country. etc. Appendix of foreign literature. … Read more
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Bob Brownell's Gunsmith Kinks II

by Brownell, F. R. "Bob" / Frank Brownell (edited and compiled by)

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Published
1983
Condition
Very Good condition
Edition
1st ed? (No additional printings listed)
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$19.95

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Montezuma, Iowa: F. Brownell & Son, Publishers, 1983. NOT a library discard. Very Good condition in a Good (light soil/wear) dust jacket. NO owner's name or bookplate. Pages are clean and unmarked. Subtitle: "A whole new collection of fascinating and widely varied shop kinks, cures to problems, techniques, jokes and comments sent by practicing gunsmiths from… Read more
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A Bibliography of American Sporting Books, 1926-1985 [new, in slipcase and shrinkwrap]

by Biscotti, M. L.

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Published
1997
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition, Limited 1000 copies
ISBN
9781886967069
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$47.50

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Far Hills, New Jersey: Meadow Run Press, 1997. BRAND NEW in a BRAND NEW slipcase. Perfect Condition. Never opened. Still sealed in the publisher's clear plastic shrinkwrap. NO rubbing. NO fading. NO shelfwear. NO chips, tears or creases. Bright and shiny. Sharp corners. NO owner's name or bookplate. Fresh,… Read more
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Billiards, Bowling, Table Tennis, Pinball and Video Games, A Bibliographic Guide

by Craven, Robert R.

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Published
1983
Condition
Fine condition
Edition
First Printing of the First Edition
ISBN
9780313234620
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$45.50

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Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1983. NOT a library discard. Fine condition. NO owner's name or bookplate. Pages are crisp, clean and unmarked. 1983. First Printing of the First Edition, with complete number row ("10 987654321") on the copyright page. Thousands of entries, some annotated. Bound in the original red cloth, stamped in… Read more
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