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Catalog Number Seven

By Harrington and Richardson Arms Company

Worcester: Harrington and Richardson Arms Company. Near Fine. Paper covers printed in green, blue and gold, saddle-stapled . spine. Two short tears to fore edge of first leaf.. [c.1903]. Wrappers. Oblong 8vo. 32 pages. Uncommon trade catalog for this New England firearms manufacturer. .

$75.00

The Complete Angler, or the Contemplative Man's Recreation (in 2 volumes)

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

Boston: Little, Brown, and Company. Very Good+. Bound in blue cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spines and . upper boards, decorativer endpapers, top edges gilt. A few rubs and . shallow chips to spine ends.. 1891. Full cloth. Octavos. Nice two volume edition of great classic on fishing, with an Introduction by James Russell Lowell. .

$200.00

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. 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.. 1808. Seventh Edition. 3/4 leather. Octavo. Beautiful 200 year old copy of this great English fishing classic. Binding by Root & Son. .

$200.00

Croquet An Annotated Bibliography from the Rendell Rhoades Croquet Collection

By Rhoades, Nancy L.

Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, Inc.. Fine. 1992. First Edition. Full cloth. Octavo. xx, 214 pages. 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 .

$50.00

The Balloon Book

By Fillingham, Paul

New York: David Mckay Company, Inc.; (1977), First printing. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket; Jacket in Mylar protector. Quarto, Full cloth; Illustration: B&w photographs, diagrams. »»» Complete guide to the sport of ballooning. Contains excellent flight and ground training information for prospective balloonists--the first to be popularly published since the 1870s. Includes information on equipment, weather, navigation and a fascinating history of ballooning. Also includes a good bibliogrphy. Minor edge wear. Jacket has a few short edge tears and rubs.

$10.00

Croquet: An Annotated Bibliography from the Rendell Rhoades Croquet Collection

By Rhoades, Nancy L

Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, Inc.; 1992, First printing. Fine; Issued sans dust jacket. Octavo, Full cloth; Illustration: 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.

$56.00