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Hunts With Jorrocks, with Illustrations by G. Denholm Armour

By Surtees, Robert , from Handley Cross

Toronto: The Musson Book Co. Ltd., 1908 VERY GOOD First Edition (1908) of this compilation, in beautiful crimson cloth with pictorial blindstamp, with gilt designs and lettering. A very nice copy with only minor wear on crimson cloth. Square and tight, very crisp and clean interiors, all illustrations as-new. Unmarked but for gift inscription (association copy signed by James McDiarmid of McDiarmid Lumber of Winnipeg). 8" x 10", 215 pages, tipped-in frontispiece and 24 additional tipped-in illustrations, all with tissue-guards on on grey cards - by artist G. Denholm Armour. Robert Surteees created the character of Jorrocks in a book first published in 1854. This handsome volume collects "some of Mr. Jorrocks' 'Hunts', possibly the best descriptions of hunting ever written." (G. D. Armour).. Hard Cover.


Waterfowl Tomorrow

By Linduska, Joseph P

Washington: United States Department of the Interior, 1964 FINE First Edition HC, no DJ. A magnificent copy in nearly perfect green cloth with gold designs and titles. Unmarked, pristine interiors. 6.25" x 9.25", 770 pages, illustrated, foldout map. A detailed and very readable study of the habitat of 48 species of migratory waterfowl in North America, from the tundra and forests of the far north in Canada, to the ducks and geese of Dixie and Mexico. . Hard Cover.


Game Wars: The Undercover Pursuit of Wildlife Poachers

By Reisner, Marc

Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre, 1991 FINE/FINE First Edition, 1st Printing. No wear to boards, binding or pages. Unmarked and in brand new condition. Superb DJ is unclipped. 6.25" x 9.5", 294 pages. The author writes a stunning first-hand account of how undercover fish and wildlife agents operate in the U.S. and Canada - the elaborate covers they devise - the meticulous preparation required - the months and years spent setting their traps - and the dangers they face as they impersonate illegal big game trophy hunters and professional smugglers, The book focuses on Dave Hall, a special agent for the US Fish and Wildlife Service of New Orleans. . Hard Cover.


Tracks and Trailcraft: A Fully Illustrated Guide to the Identification of Animal Tracks

By Jaeger, Ellsworth

NY: Macmillan, 1967 FINE/VG Third Printing. A very nice copy in light brown cloth. No wear inside or out, no markings, appears unread. Clipped DJ has light wear, several short closed tears. 5.75" x 8.5", 381 pages, index. The author presents a wealth of track and trailcraft lore, including tracking skills employed by Native Americans, and how to read nature's sign language in all conditions. Hundreds of tracks are described and illustrated with clear sketches.. Hard Cover.


Big Game Hunting in the West

By Cramond, Mike

Vancouver, BC, Canada: Mitchell Press, 1955 VG-/Good First Edition. Some wear at base of front board and spine, otherwise VG. Clean text, unmarked, square and solid. Original DJ has several tears, chipping, creases, pieces missing from edges. 6.25" by 9.25", 164 pages, plus index and glossary of place names, illustrated with full page duotone drawings of the different species of animals, b&w sketches of hunting equipment, photographs. The award-winning Outdoors Editor of the Vancouver Province newspaper writes stories about hunting big game and predators in Western Canada: coast or blacktail deer, whitetail deer, mule deer, elk or wapiti, moose, mountain goats, mountain sheep, pronghorn antelope, woodland caribou, grizzly bears, black bears, cougars and wolves. Field identification and hunting methods explained in each chapter. Also includes notes on hunting and camping equipment, clothing and footwear, care of game and tanning hides, buck fever, fires and accidents in the forest, guides and gear.. Hard Cover.


The Secret Teachings of In-Fisherman: Angling Widsom and Knowledge

By Lindner, Al

Brainerd, MN, USA: In-Fisherman, Inc., 1987 AS-NEW First Edition (stated) Softcover. 5.5" by 8.5", 60 pages, illustrated. Excellent guide to catching fish by this professional angler. Highly-detailed with photos, line drawings, maps and charts. Includes the In-Fisherman system, keys to location, various methods of lure and bait presentation, lake fishing, river rishing, reservoir fishings and moon clock (Solunar table)..