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Grouse along the Tramroad: Shooting over Four Generations of Old Hemlock Setters
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Grouse along the Tramroad: Shooting over Four Generations of Old Hemlock Setters

By Evans, George Bird (1906-1998)

[Bruceton Mills]: Old Hemlock, 1986. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. [x], 182 pages. Fine. Bound in light brown leatherette with gilt-stamped title to spine and upper board, dark brown endpapers, silk ribbon bookmark.. Black & white drawings. Sketches from the gun diaries of George Bird Evans, who was one of the world's foremost authorities on upland gunning and bird dogs. He perfected the Old Hemlock line of English Setters, the descendants of which are much prized for their birding abilities. This is copy #73 of an edition of 1500, with an inscription signed and dated by Evans in year of publication at Old Hemlock--his estate in West Virginia.. Signed by Author.

$230.00

The Complete Angler; or, Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish, and Fishing
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The Complete Angler; or, Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish, and Fishing

By Walton, Izaak (1593-1683) and Charles Cotton (1630-1687)

London: Samuel Bagster, 1808. Seventh Edition. 3/4 leather. Octavo. Very Good. Bound in 3/4 leather over boards with green cloth sides, gilt rules, vignettes stamed in gilt on spine. Minor extremity rubs, slight dampstaining to lower fore corner of textblock.. Beautiful 200 year old copy of this great English fishing classic. Binding by Root & Son.

$230.00

Croquet An Annotated Bibliography from the Rendell Rhoades Croquet Collection

By Rhoades, Nancy L.

Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, Inc, 1992. First Edition. Full cloth. Octavo. xx, 214 pages. Fine. Black & White Photographs, Illustrations. Descriptions of 679 croquet books, ephemera, pamphlets, and other items from this unique collection housed at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont, Ohio. Good annotations. Appendices list books on croquet published between 1852-1966. A superb (if somewhat esoteric) sports history reference. Dark green cloth over boards with white stamped spine and upper board lettering. . Issued sans dust jacket.

$58.00