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RAND, AUSTIN. AMERICAN WATER & GAME BIRDS. 1956, STATED 1ST. FOLIO. 239pp. 130 COLOR PHOTOS, OVER 200 ILLUS TOTAL. THIS BOOK IS A SLEEPER TO MOST OF US--WHY THEY CHOSE A BLACK SKIMMER FOR THE COVER IS A MYSTERY TO ME. A VERY NICE BOOK FOR HUNTER, BIRDER, OR BOTH. FINE IN RUBBED BUT NR F DJ. $45

Reiger, George. The Wildfowler's Quest, Forty Years of Wandering with America's Foremost Wildfowler. 1989. 1st ed., 2nd prntg. Hunting for waterfowl in near and far places--Mexico, Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Arkansas, Louisana, Mississippi, Argentina, South Africa, Europe, UK, USSR. In addition to ducks and geese it covers woodcock, sea ducks, canvasbacks, rails. Chapters on conservation, clubs and why. 279pp, plus about 18 pages of pictures. Line drawings by Joseph Fornelli. Fine in fine dj. ISBN: 1558210385 hunting, waterfowl, ducks, geese, goose, Argentia, woodcock, rails, wildfowling, waterfowl, waterfowling, wildfowl, canaca, snow, canvasback $25

RICE, F. PHILIP AND DAHL, JOHN I. HUNTING DOGS. 1967, 1ST. 186pp W/ ILLUS, PHOTOS. FINE $20

Rikhoff, Jim. Fair Chase. Amwell Press (for the National Sporting Fraternity Limited). 1984. 1ST, LTD ED, #222/1000. 323pp. SIGNED, leatherbound slipcased with bound in marker ribbon. ILLUS AND W/ FOREWORD BY TOM HENNESSEY. 67 STORIES BY A MAN WHO DOES MORE BEFORE BREAKFAST THAN SOME OF DO ALL DAY. A FEW CHAPTER TITLES TO WET YOUR APPETITE: "GOD SAVE L.L. BEAN", "THE YUKON TRAIL", "MESSRS RUARK AND TAYLOR KNEW THEIR STUFF", "SOUTHERN COMFORT", "ED WHO?". AND MANY MORE... SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHOR AND ARTIST. Previous owner's name on ffep is only clue this is not a brand new copy. Very Fine in very fine SLIPCASE . hunting,grouse, Yukon, lions, tigers, cats, safari, african hunting, grouse, ruffed grouse, woodcock, cougar, puma, mountain lion, geese, canada goose, bear, black, brown, turkey, deer,waterfowl, ducks, high country, Dall sheep, elk. $75

RIKHOFF, JIM. HUNTER'S LUCK. Amwell Press (for the National Sporting Fraternity Limited). 1993. 1ST, LTD ED, #222/1000. 323pp. SIGNED, leatherbound slipcased with bound in marker ribbon. 275pp. ILLUS BY ROBERT B STEWART. JIM HAS BEEN EVERYWHERE, HUNTED EVERYTHING AND KNOWS EVERYONE. SO, WHEN HE TELLS YOU THERE ARE MORE INDIAN BLACK BUCK IN ARGENTINA THAN THERE ARE IN INDIA, YOU CAN BELIEVE HIM. HE'S PROBABLY COUNTED THEM! ENJOY THIS ONE.... VF in slipcase hunting, elephant, big five, african game, bears, grouse, lions, zebra, amwell press, the national sporting fraternity limited, deer, elk, sheep. $75

RIKHOFF, JIM MIXED BAG 1979. Amwell Press. 1ST Trade hardcover ed. FOREWORD BY GENE HILL, ILLUS BY GORDON ALLEN. AMWELL PRESS FOR THE NFSL. MR. RIKHOFF IS THE MAN BEHIND AMWELL PRESS AND NATIONAL SPORTING FRATERNITY LIMITED. HE'S HAD A FEW ADVENTURES OF HIS OWN, AND HAS WRITTEN SOME OF THEM FOR US TO ENJOY. Stories of hunting and fishing that include woodcock, hunting dogs, puppies, deer, elk, sheep, pigs, foxhunting, shark fishing, African lions, and a whole lot more, some fact, some fiction. . New w/o dj as issued. $30

RIKHOFF, JIM AND PEPER, ERIC,EDITORS. HUNTING MOMENTS OF TRUTH. 1973, 1ST. ANTHOLOGY OF 22 STORIES BY ZERN, WATERMAN, LAMB, PAGE, CARMICHAEL, EVANS, HILL, JOBSON, BRISTER, GATES, O'CONNOR, WOOTTERS, UNDERWOOD, OTHERS, AS WELL AS THE EDITORS. ILLUS BY MILT WEILER, THAN WHOM THERE IS NO BETTER. FINE IN DARKENED DJ $25

Rikhoff, Jim, Editor. Hunting the African Buffalo and Lion. Amwell Press. 2008. 1st edition. Jim has combined the best of his two of his classics (Buffalo and Lion) on hunting African big five, and added some new stuff, together with commentary as to time, place and people and done it again--another soon to be classic work. Over 600pp, 42 Chapters! Illus. by Guy Coheleach. hunting,africa,big,five,lion,cape,buffalo,rikhoff,jim,dangerous,formidable,game. ISBN: 9780916417000. $125

Rikhoff, Jim. The Rifle Omnibus. 1976. 1st ed. Winchester Press for National Sporting fraternity Limited. SIGNED. This is three complete books in one: The Modern Rifle by Jim Carmichael, 342pp; The Hunting Rifle by Jack O'Connor, 314pp; and The Accurate Rifle by Warren Page, 238pp. SIGNED BY ALL THREE AUTHORS AND JIM RIKHOFF, PUBLISHER. Limited edition of only 750, SIGNED, numbered, leatherbound and slipcased copies with silk marker ribbon sewn in. Very Fine in vf slipcase. $575

RIKHOFF, JIM. TAKING YOUR CHANCES IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. 1994. AMWELL PRESS FOR THE NFSL, BEING THEIR ELEVENTH VOLUME IN THEIR HIGH COUNTRY HERITAGE COLLECTION.. SIGNED, LIMITED TO 1000 COPIES AND SLIPCASED. BLUE LEATHER W/ GOLD GILT AND aeg. Hunting dall, stone, bighorn sheep and rocky mountain goats in the mountains. NEW in new slipcase. $85

RINE, JOSEPHINE Z. THE WORLD OF DOGS. 1965, 1ST. HISTORY FO 40 MILLION YEARS OF DOGS HISTORY WITH MAN. ORIGINS OF ALMOST 150 BREEDS. BREED PHOTOS BY WILLIAM BROWN. FINE $8

Ripley, Dillon. A Paddling of Ducks. Harcourt, Brace and Co. NY. 1957, Stated 1st ed. Illus by Francis Lee Jaques. Covers selected ducks, geese and swans of the world in readable fashion. Pictorial cloth cover is sun faded on spine, vg. Interior is as new, very fine. ducks,diving,puddle,wood,duck,mallard,scoter,oldsquaw,pintail,goose,geese,barnacle,snow,emperor,canada,eiders,hunting,natural,history,ornithology,swans $15

Ripley, Dillon. A Paddling of Ducks. Harcourt, Brace and Co. NY. 1957, Stated 1st ed. Illus by Francis Lee Jaques. Pictorial cloth cover is sun faded on spine, vg. Interior is fine. ducks,diving,puddle,wood,duck,mallard,scoter,oldsquaw,pintail,goose,geese,barnacle,snow,emperor,canada,eiders,hunting,natural,history,ornithology. $10

RIPLEY, DILLON. SEARCH FOR THE SPINY BABBLER, AN ADVENTURE IN NEPAL. 1952, 1ST. VG $20

RIVIERE, BILL. THE GUNNER'S BIBLE. 1985, REVISED BY BOB ELMAN. "CLASSIC GUIDE TO SPORTING FIREARMS." OVER 300 ILLUS. 190pp. S/C AS NEW $10

ROBINS, JOHN D. THE INCOMPLETE ANGLERS. 1944, 1ST US ED. A CANADIAN CLASSIC. WON A GOVERNOR-GENERAL'S AWARD FOR FICTION. LINE DRAWINGS AND MAPS/ F $20

ROEBUCK, KENNETH C. WHERE SPANIELS SPRING. 1993, 1ST. LTD ED, #352/1000. "...A COLLECTION OF WRITNGS ABOUT MEMORABLE TIME I'VE HAD WITH MANY SPANIELS...DURING THE PAST FORTY-FIVE YEARS IN AMERICA AND ENGLAND." SO SAY KEN IN HIS INTRODUCTION. SPANIELS TO INCLUDE BOTH ENGLISH SPRINGER AND ENGLISH COCKER. ILLUS BY HIS SON DAVID, AND DONE IN THE USUAL SPLENDID AMWELL FASHION: GILT DECORATED LEATHER W/ SILK MARKER RIBBON, NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR, ARTIST AND PUBLSHER. Very Fine IN Very Fine SLIPCASE. NO MATTER WHAT BREED YOU FAVOR, YOU CAN LEARN FROM and enjoy this book. hunting,cocker,springer,spaniels,game,birds,pheasants,ringnecks,ring-necked,quail, woodcock,ruffed,grouse,upland,sporting $55

Roebuck, Kenneth C. Where Spaniels Spring. leather bound. Amwell Press for the National Sporting Fraternity Limited. 1993, 1ST. LTD ED, #352/1000. "...A COLLECTION OF WRITNGS ABOUT MEMORABLE TIME I'VE HAD WITH MANY SPANIELS...DURING THE PAST FORTY-FIVE YEARS IN AMERICA AND ENGLAND." SO SAY KEN IN HIS INTRODUCTION. SPANIELS TO INCLUDE BOTH ENGLISH SPRINGER AND ENGLISH COCKER. ILLUS BY HIS SON DAVID, AND DONE IN THE USUAL SPLENDID AMWELL FASHION: GILT DECORATED LEATHER W/ SILK MARKER RIBBON, NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR, ARTIST AND PUBLSHER. ALL VF IN SLIPCASE. NO MATTER WHAT BREED YOU FAVOR, YOU CAN LEARN FROM and enjoy this book. $60

Roosevelt, Theodore. African Game Trails. 1999 (1910) 529pp w/ index. Illus by Philip Goodwin and w/ photos. Special leatherbound edition with raised hubs, fancy endpapers, a.e.g. and stamped in 22 karat gold. Vf. $65

ROUSH, JOHN H., JR. ANTLERS AFIELD. Amwell Press. 1988, 1ST trade ed, limited to 1000 copies. BIG GAME HUNTING ON SEVERAL CONTINENTS, INCLUDING NEW ZEALAND, AFRICA, NORTH AMERICA (US, CANADA AND ALASKA) AND EUROPE. MUCH HIGH ALTITUDE STUFF, CLINGING ON WITH FINGER AND TOE NAILS. ILLUS W/ PHOTOS TAKEN BY AUTHOR. MINT IN SLIPCASE ILLUSTRATED WITH FULL COLOR ELK PHOTO red, sable, mule, hunting, elk, caribou, eland, africa, sheep, wild sheep, bighorn, deer, blacktail. chamois, new zealand, pronghorn, antelope, shringbok, kudu, sitka, stags, tahr, bighorn, cape, hartebeest. $40

RUE, LEONARD LEE III. COMPLETE GUIDE TO GAME ANIMALS. 1981. 638 PP. "A FIELD GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN SPECIES." SIGNED F $12

RUE, LEONARD LEE III. Game Birds of North America. 1973. Outdoor Life. 1st ed. 490pp with index. 8vo. Drawings by Douglas Allen, Jr. A very thorough book covering both Upland Game Birds, Waterfowl, Shorebirds, Rails, Crows, and more. Great color plates and indepth info on each species. Maps of migration routes. This book should be in every hunter's, every birder's, every naturalist's, every outdoors person's library. Vg in vg dj. $15

RUE, LEONARD LEE III. HOW I PHOTOGRAPH WILDLIFE AND NATURE. 1984. "AMERICA'S MOST PUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPHER/NATURALIST SHARES THE SECRETS THAT LEAD TO SUPERIOR PHOTOGRAPHS." 287pp, W/ MANY PHOTOS FROM CARDINALS TO ELEPHANTS. I HAVE BEEN FORTUNATE TO MEET MR RUE (I SOLD HIM A DEERSKIN VEST ONE TIME) AND HE IS "INTENSE". HIS TECHNIQUES WILL MAKE YOU A BETTER OBSERVER/HUNTER AS WELL AS A BETTER PHOTOGRAPHER. VF PUBLISHED AT $35, SPECIAL $24

RUE, LEONARD LEE III. THE WORLD OF THE WHITE-TAILED DEER. 1962. 1ST ED, 4TH PRINTING. ONE OF THE LIVING WORLD SERIES. PHOTOS BY THE AUTHOR. COVERS THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE DEER THROUGH THE YEAR. VF $24

ANOTHER. 1962, 1ST PRNTG. F W/O DJ $15

ANOTHER. 1962, 1ST, 1ST. F IN F DJ $25

Russell, Keith C. The Duck-Huntingest Gentlemen. 1980. 1st trade edition. Winchester Press. 287pp, 4to. About 79 chapters of duck and goose hunting tales by Mr Russell and his friends. Simulated leather with gold gilt stampings and pair of canvasbacks in flight on cover. Illustrated with line drawings by Jonathan Newdick (Including decorated endpapers), and with photos. A stately presentation. Lower right corner bumped, else fine. Interior very fine. $40

Russell, Keith C., and 65 of his closest friends. For Whom the Ducks Toll. Winchester Press. SIGNED copy. 1984, ltr prntg. 8vo, 292pp. It is a book of duck hunting stories as supplied by the author and his friends, covering many years and many areas. Some writers are better than others, but all have interesting tales to share with you. Wonderfully illustrated by Joseph C, Fornelli. SIGNED. Fine in fine dj. ISBN: 0832903140 duck, goose, ducks, geese, waterfowl, wildfowl, hunting, decoy, decoys, shotgun, gunning, call, calls. $35

Rutledge, Archibald. Fireworks in the Peafield Corner, A treasury of the Best of the Sage of Hampton Plantation and the First Poet Laureate of South Carolina. 1986, 1st. Amwell Press. Ltd ed #860/1000. 357pp. Original illus by Steve Thomas. Edited by Mr. Rutledge's son, Irving. Hunt grouse, quail, turkey, deer, ducks and more with a true southern gentleman and enjoy every minute of it! Leatherbound, numbered, slipcased and signed by editor, artist and publisher. Spine gilt has some minor dark spots, else very fine in very fine slipcase, exc+ near new. $400

Rutledge, Archibald. Fireworks in the Peafield Corner, A treasury of the Best of the Sage of Hampton Plantation and the First Poet Laureate of South Carolina. Amwell Press. 1986, 1st Ltd ed #802/1000. 357pp. Original illus by Steve Thomas. Edited by Mr. Rutledge's son, Irving. Hunt grouse, quail, turkey, deer, ducks and more with a true southern gentleman and enjoy every minute of it! Leatherbound, numbered, slipcased and signed by editor, artist and publisher. Very Fine in very fine slipcase, exc+. $450

Rutledge, Archibald. Fireworks in the Peafield Corner, A treasury of the Best of the Sage of Hampton Plantation and the First Poet Laureate of South Carolina. 1986, 1st. Amwell Press. Ltd ed #89/1000, 357pp. Original illus by Steve Thomas. Edited by Mr. Rutledge's son, Irving. Hunt grouse, quail, turkey, deer, ducks and more with a true southern gentleman and enjoy every minute of it! Leatherbound, numbered, slipcased and signed by editor, artist and publisher. Spine gilt has darkened, else very fine in very fine slipcase. $300


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