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Hooked on Roosters
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Hooked on Roosters

By Stockman, Constance A.

Constance Stockman. Fine. 1992. First Edition. Softcover. Signed by Author; B000FIORGK . "The Story of the International Roosterfish Tournament and the people who fished it the first 25 years. Signed and inscribed on the title page. "To Peggy Peck (?) in appreciation for your work and support on the 1993-94 N.C.C.A.A. Board of Directors, Sincerely Connie." and again "Constance Stockman" ; 8.40 X 5.30 X 0.60 inches .

$6.00

Bass Bug Fishing
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Bass Bug Fishing

By Tapply, William G.

Lyons Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. 1558217894 . Exceptionally nice copy. As New. "Tapply, author of the Brady Coyne mysteries, introduces anglers to the bass bug revival. He eloquently explains the pleasures of bass bugging and offers a fascinating history of the technique, used by Native Americans before the arrival of Europeans. He also covers such specifics as how to tie 10 bass-bug fly patterns; how to cast and retrieve these very large flies; and what equipment and tackle are required." (Booklist Review); 9.29 X 6.17 X 0.64 inches; 164 pages .

$11.25

The pursuit of wilderness
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The pursuit of wilderness

By Brooks, Paul

Houghton Mifflin. Very Good. 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 0395120934 . First Edition Hardcover in blue cloth boards Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. Ex-Library ; Ex-Library; 9 X 6.20 X 1.10 inches; 220 pp pages .

$6.00

Leading Out  Women Climbers Reaching for the Top
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Leading Out Women Climbers Reaching for the Top

By Da Silva, Rachel

Seal Pr. Very Good. 1992. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 9781878067203 . MASS MARKET PAPERBACK " Women Climbers Reaching for the Top" ; 8.90 X 5.90 X 1 inches; 324 pp pages .

$6.00

Florida Bird Life
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Florida Bird Life

By Howell, Arthur H.

Florida Department of Game and Fresh Water Fish. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. In Protective Cover Pp. xxiv, 579, with 58 plates, 37 in full color by Francis L. Jaques; and 72 in text figures and maps, one fold-out. Black textured cloth with gilt title lettering on cover and spine. A heavy book, somewhat shaken but still solid. The jacket is missing the spine strip, the balance is exceptionally bridgt. Laid in is the publisher announcement. Preface by Paul Redington; Check List of the Birds of Florida; History of Florida Ornithology; List of Birds Originally Described from Florida; History of Bird Protection in Florida; Pysiographic Regions; Life Zones; A fully annotated list of the 423 species and sub species; Illustrated with color portraits of the birds, maps of their ranges and halftone plates of Florida Habitats. ; 8vo ; 579 pp pages .

$45.00

Travels and Traditions of Waterfowl
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Travels and Traditions of Waterfowl

By Hochbaum, H Albert

Minnieapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. 301pp. Green cloth with black duck motif; coordinating endpages; black and green. All extremities worn. Shadows of pressed plants scattered throughout text. Dust jacket edge worn with some foxing; not price clipped. Hochbaum (1911-1988), a wildlife biologist was the Director of the Delta Waterfowl Research Station from 1938-1970. ; Pp. x, [4] 301. Hochbaum (1911-1988), was a wildlife biologistGreen cloth with black geese motif; coordinated endpages of green and black. Extremities rubbed, the boards have small white scattered spots. The text carries the shadows of leaves & flowers previously pressed within. Dust jacket is scuffed with some foxing, the edges are worn with small chips. Archival clear cover.; 8vo ; 301 pages .

$22.50

A Thousand Geese
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A Thousand Geese

By Peter, Scott. & James Fisher

Boston: Houghton and Mifflin. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. 239 pp. Frontispiece is a painting by Peter Scott. Illustrated with b&w photographs, maps and drawings. Scattered foxing. Dust jacket is edge worn with a large chip, price intact. The Pink-Footed Goose is common in the great estuaries of England and Scotland, but they breed somewhere in the remote parts of Iceland. Two life-long friends, Scott England leading bird artist and Fisher, the world's authority on sea-birds set off on a "Wild Goose Chase" to find out exactly where these geese breed. A successful venture for all. Uncommon in this condition. ; 8vo .

$24.00

Old-Fashioned Dutch Oven Cookbook
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Old-Fashioned Dutch Oven Cookbook

By Holm, Don

Caxton Press. As New. 1969. Reprint. Softcover. 1976, eighth printing. As new. More than 'just' a cookbook. Written in conversational style the reader is introduced to the history of the dutch oven and instructed in it's care and seasoning and use, which is far more versatile than one might expect. Chapter 3, 'It's easy the Dutch oven way.' is instructive broiling, roasting, drying, sewing and baking hole-in-the-ground cooking offering secrets to success for all types of meats, vegetables, breads and deserts. Contents: Introduction; The Care and Feeding of a Camp Dutch Oven; It's Easy the Dutch Oven Way; By Bread Alone; Cooking the Sourdough Way; Fixin' the Wild Ones; Smoking, Jerking, and Other Delightful Arts; Some Favorite Recipes; Appendix; Index to Recipes. ; 8vo 8" ; 131 pp pages; Book Fair .

$11.25

A Sportsman's Guide to Game Animals: A field book of North American Species
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A Sportsman's Guide to Game Animals: A field book of North American Species

By Rue III, Leonard Lee

New York & London: Outdoor Life Books Harper & Row. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. 1122214480 . Illustrated throughout with b&w photographs by the author & maps. Indexed. Minimal shelf wear, a clean straight copy in like jacket. Not price clipped, some discoloration inside the flap. From the flap - This book describes in exhaustive detail the behavior in the wilds of all North American game animals, how they obtain their food, make their homes, cope with enemies and weather, communicate with their kind, breed, care for their young... and much more. ; 8vo.; 655pp. pages; book fair .

$15.00

Complete Book of Outdoor Lore
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Complete Book of Outdoor Lore

By Ormond, Clyde

New York: Outdoor Life Harper & Row. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1966. Hardcover. Sixth printing. Straight tight copy, dust jacket is worn on all extremities, not price clipped, 290 b&w illustrations. Indexed. "A Wealth of wisdom, practical tips and techniques by a veteran outdoorsman for hunters, fishermen, campers, all other nature enthusiasts and sposrtsmen ..." ; 8vo.; 498pp pages; book fair .

$18.75

Colonel Thorndyke's Secret
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Colonel Thorndyke's Secret

By Henty, G. A

New York: Hurst & Company. Very Good. N.D.. Hardcover. (1898) This is a reprint, no date. Burgundy cloth blind stamped with gold decorative spine title block. Gilded top edge. Worn ends and corners with general tone throughout. Publishers introduction (iv) text smudged. Printed in the USA with the title "The Brahmin's Treasure". ; 342 pages .

$11.25

Game Animals of Eastern Africa
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Game Animals of Eastern Africa

By Guggisberg, C. A. W.

Nairobi: Patwa News Agency. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1963. Hardcover. Eighth printing. Green cloth, very slight lean. Short introduction, then bibliography followed by guide of animals geographical distributions and brief description with excellent illustrations by the author. DJ has short closed tear at the tail, and front panel has a somewhat wrinkled appearance. The original price (6/50) is neatly blacked out and a new price is printed on (7/50) . Written for the big game hunters, photographers and tourists, of a by gone era. ; 16mo up to 6½" tall .

$7.50

Elephant Across Border
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Elephant Across Border

By Burke, Colin

New York: New York University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. VG+, First Ed. , First Printing, 255 pages, Hard Cover, green paper over board, ends and corner tips w/some wear, TE green publisher stain, remainder mark; DJ Green w/orange NOT price clipped, authors graphic photo on back cover, small tears and crease and edge wear at head and tail, stained inside cover on spine. ..a spellbinding tale-a stirring novel of fierce competition between killer and non-killer for an elephant's life. The setting is the African bush, on the edges of Kruger National Park. An extraordinary elephant, with magnificent prize tusks, has wandered across the boarder of the game preserve and roams-free, prey to all.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$15.00

Canoe and Camp Fire
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Canoe and Camp Fire

By Rathborne, St. George

Philadelphia: David McKay. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean bright copy. ; 1900 edition, one of Rathbornes titles in a prolific career. This title is bound in Purple cloth HB w color embossed cover design of young man with a deer over his shoulders, what is interesting is that this same cover art is also that which was used on another title published in 1901 Paddling Under Palmettos Of all his work, this seems to be a VERY rare title, as I failed to find even one other edition. Overall in Very Good condition, the spine is slightly sunned, loose binding, slightly cocked, Internally the front hinge is cracked, initials on inside board, one plate is no laid in, light toning throughout, 187 pp w four pp of adds. Illus. W b/w plates by Ch. Grunwald; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$18.00

How to Tie Freshwater Flies
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How to Tie Freshwater Flies

By Bay, Kenneth E.

NY: Winchester Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. 0876911483 . At last, a step-by-step fully illustrated guide that will enable you to tie usable flies in a matter of hours. Fully illustrate guide for the beginner, 151 pp, primarily black and white photo-illustrations a few colored photos of specific flies, Rust colored cloth general shelf wear, to the board on one corner, very light foxing scattered throughout, Wrapper shows wear, large angular chip from back panel remnant from a crease (? ) , smaller chips to edges and corners, one inch long closed tear on the front, still solid, new Mylar cover. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall .

$7.50

The Wreck Hunters
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The Wreck Hunters

By Jefferis, Rogereris and Kendall McDonald

South Brunswick & New York: A S Barnes And Co. , Inc.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1966. First American Edition. Hardcover. VG+, , 255 pp including index, 31 b/w photos & 7 line drawings, map e. P. T. E. W lt. Dust soil, else clean. DJ bright green/white, in Mylar, small ships at head/tail & top edge, light staining to flap corners, price marked out with black pen. The account of amateur divers and their search for sunken wrecks around the English Coast from the era of the Spanish Armada, to the great sailing ships of the 19th century, to ships brought down during the World Wars.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$5.25