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THE NEW SPORTING MAGAZINE Vols 1-15 May 1831 - December 1838 by Robert Smith (RS) Surtees

London: Baldwin & Cradock / R Ackermann / Walter Spiers, 1831. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. An unbroken run of The New Sporting Magazine from its foundation in 1831 through to December 1838, b...

From Journobooks


Inner Africa Laid Open by Cooley, William D

London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1852. First Edition. Very Good+. First edition. Bound in publisher's brown cloth decorated in blind, with the spine lettered in gilt; fold-out map at title page. Very Good+ with light rubbing and light scu...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


The wild sports of Southern Africa : being the narrative of an expedition from the Cape of Good Hope, through the territories of the chief Moselekatse, to the tropic of Capricorn by HARRIS, William Cornwallis

1841 Wild Sports of Southern Africa Harris 1st Big Game Hunting Book Illustrated William Cornwallis Harris was a 19th-century English explorer who is best remembered for his voyages to South Africa. In 1836, Harris ventured to South Africa where he spent...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Twenty-six years practice and observations with rifle guns ... Third edition. by BAKER, Ezekiel

1806 Ezekiel Baker RIFLE Guns Practice & Observations Shooting Color Illustrated Ezekiel Baker was a renowned English gunsmith who popularized his own design of rifle named simply the 'Baker Rifle'. This 1800 firearm inspired the publication of his book ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


South African Sketches: Illustrative of the Wild Life of a Hunter on the Frontier of the Cape Colony by Butler, Henry

London: Published by Ackermann and Co, 1841. First Edition. Hardcover. 15, [1]p. Original (or contemporary) green cloth stamped in blind on the sides and lettered in gold on the front panel and the spine panel, glazed yellow endpapers. Frontispiece and f...

From Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB


The wild sports of southern Africa: being the narrative of a hunting expedition from the Cape of Good Hope, through the territories of the Chief Moselekatse, to the Tropic of Capricorn by HARRIS, William Cornwallis

1852 Wild Sports of Southern Africa Harris Big Game Hunting Illustrated Binding The first book written exclusively of only big game hunting! William Cornwallis Harris was a 19th-century English explorer who is best remembered for his voyages to South Af...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Der Dianen Hohe und Niedere Jagd-Geheimnisse : darinnen die gantze Jagdwissenschaft ausführlich zu befinden ... Hiernächst ist, als ein neuer und besonderer Theil mit beygefüget Der edle hirsch-gerechte Jäger / kurz doch gründlich verfertiget von Johann Wilhelm von Pärson. by TANTZER, Johann

1734 Dianen SECRETS of Hunting Tanzer German Illustrated Bear Traps Sport DOGS The best edition of the most important German language hunting book! Johan Tänzer was a 17th-century German hunting writer known exclusively for this treatise on the secrets...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Guns Rifles Revolvers Implements Midland Gun Co. Price List

Birmingham England: Midland Gun Co., Demon Gun Works., 1904 Red/yellow/black covers, map rear cover. Telegraphic address: "Rifles, Birmingham" Code: A. B. C. 4th and 5th Editions. nd. c. 1904 Notices; Loaded Cartridges Cannot be sent by Post, It...

From Open Door Books


Carl Rungius Big Game Painter: Fifty Years With Brush And Rifle -- First Edition SIGNED by RUNGIUS and by Schaldach by Schaldach, William J

West Hartford: Countryman Press, 1945. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Carl Rungius. One of 1275 copies of which 1250 were numbered. This is one of the numbered copies. INSCRIBED, SIGNED and dated 1946 by Carl Rungius on the blank F...



The Sporting Repository, containing Horse Racing, Hunting, Coursing, Shooting, Archery, Trotting and Tandem Matches, Cocking, Pedestrianism, Pugilism, Anecdotes on Sporting Subjects by Alken, Henry

London: Thomas McLean, 1822. First Edition. Very Good. First edition. Bound in full straight-grain green morocco, stamped in blind, with raised bands and gilt tooling to spine, all edges marbled. With 19 beautiful hand-colored aquatint plates. Binding l...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


Why Decoys Fail by Herzog, R.C.; Riemer, H.B

Chicago: R.C. Herzog & H.B. Riemer, 1920. First Edition. Very Good. First edition. [1], 5 pp. Multigraphed tri fold sheets, with original staple removed and bound in contemporary half cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Very Good with rubbing to boards, ...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


A Course of Instruction in Ordnance and Gunnery, Prepared for the Use of the Cadets of the United States Military Academy by Benton, Captain James Gilcrest

New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1861. Good. First edition. Bound in red cloth decorated in blind over leather spine stamped in gilt and blind; all edges marbled. Previous owner name stamped in gilt on front cover, in black on text block edge, and written on ...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA



1949. STIMSON, Henry L. MY VACATIONS. [n.p.] Privately printed, 1949. Inscribed presentation copy: "To - with love from Mabel and Harry." 180 pp. 8vo., red cloth stamped in gilt and black. Near fine with a touch of sunning to heel. Interior f...

From Boston Book Company


The Book of the Sword by Burton, Richard F

London: Chatto & Windus, 1884. First Edition. Large Octavo. 299pp., illustrated by Joseph Grego. Burton writes" From days immemorial the Queen of Weapons, a creator as well as a destroyer, carved out history, formed the nations, and shaped the world" The...

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB


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