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Theodore Roosevelt's Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail

By Roosevelt, Theodore

NY: Bonanza Books, 1978. FINE/no DJ. Really nice hardcover book: nearly perfect boards with gilt titles, as-new & unmarked interiors. 6.25" x 9.25", 186 pages. In 1888, Teddy Roosevelt published this ode to the American frontier, from the rewarding hard work of a rancher on the open plains to the pleasures of hunting big game in the mountains. Includes many illustrations by Frederic Remington. . Hard Cover. Illus. by Frederic Remington.


Robert Bain\'s The Clans and Tartans of Scotland
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Robert Bain's The Clans and Tartans of Scotland

By Bain, Robert; MacDougall, Margaret O. (Editor)

London, UK: Collins, 1971 AS-NEW/NEAR-FINE reprint HCDJ. A superb copy in brand new condition. Clipped DJ is very nearly Fine. 4.5" x 7.25", 320 pages, map endpapers of North Scotland and South Scotland, 133 tartans illustrated with color plates, complete with clan history, illustrations of crested clan badges, introductory articles on the Scottish Clans and Highland dress, clan mottoes with translations, a comprehensive list of clan and family names, glossaries of Gaelic personal and place names, regimental tartans, a chronology of Scottish History, a glossary of heraldic terms. . Hard Cover.


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.


The Last of Uptake

By Harcourt-Smith, Simon

London, U.K.: Solstice Productions Ltd., 1967. FINE/Good++ reprint. Flawless unmarked volume with no wear - in an unclipped DJ with three short closed tears, light edge wear, and a trace of soiling. Approx. 7" by 10", 80 pages. - - - Originally published in 1944, this handsome and charming reprint is a treasured classic. Beautiful drawings by the most accomplished illustrator of the 30's and early 40's compliment the legends of the author's family and friends, written to distract his injured wife during the London Blitz.. Hard Cover. Illus. by Rex Whistler.