Hunting Books and Publications For Sale, Authors A - B

THE AMERICAN GUN. 1961. A HARD COVER “MAGAZINE”, IT IS MUCH BETTER THAN THAT. ARTICLES BY KOLLER, RIKHOFF (LIVE PIGEONS), HEILNER (BRANT), WOODCOCK, ANTIQUE GUNS, MORE. 96pp, COLOR ILLUS. FOLIO. THIS IS VOLUME 1, NUMBER 3. VF $25

AMERICAN SPORTSMAN. THE AMERICAN SPORTSMAN. THIS HIGH QUALITY HARD BOUND QUARTERLY WAS ONLY ISSUED FROM 1968 TO 1970. EACH had OVER 100 PP OF WELL WRITTEN ARTICLES ACCOMPANIED BY TERRIFIC PHOTOS AND ART. THE SAME “AMERICAN SPORTSMAN” AS WAS ON ABC FOR MANY YEARS! I HAVE THE FOLLOWING ISSUES. FINE OR BETTER.

AMERICAN SPORTSMAN. THE AMERICAN SPORTSMAN TREASURY. 1971, 1ST. 252pp, 4to. COLLECTED STORIES ON HUNTING, FISHING, AND SPORTING ART AND EQUIPMENT FROM THE MAGAZINE. LEE WULFF ON WHITETAILS!; JEROME ROBINSON ON SALMON AND CARIBOU; ATLANTIC FLYWAY; ULTIMATE FLY ROD; CARL RUNGIUS’S ART. JUST TO MENTION A FEW! WELL WORTH TWICE THE PRICE. OH, GEORGE BIRD EVANS’S “THE STRANGE WAYS OF GROUSE” IS IN HERE ALSO, AND MORE. HAVE 3, ALL FINE. EACH $30

AMERICAN WILD LIFE. 1965, WISE. 625pp. “LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED WITH HUNDREDS OF PHOTOGRAPHS… PREPARED IN COOPERATION WITH 50 FAMOUS SPORTSMEN, NATURALISTS AND SKILLED WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHERS.” GOOD REFERENCE.

ANDERSON, LUTHER. HOW TO HUNT WHITETAIL DEER. 1968, 1ST. 116pp, PHOTOS. A PRETTY HANDY LITTLE BOOK. FINE IN VG DJ. $18

BADGER, CURTIS. BIRD CARVING BASICS– SPECIAL PAINTING TECHNIQUES. 1992. STATED 1ST ED. S/C MINT $17.95

Barber, Joel. Wild Fowl Decoys. 1937. Garden City Pub. 2nd ed. 151pp. Barber stands alone as the pioneer in decoy books, his being the first by many years. As in any pioneering adventure, some mistakes were made, but all in all this book has stood the test of time. No decoy library should be without it. Photos and drawings. Blue colth ever so slightly faded at spine, and showing minor edge wear. Some foxing to some interior pages. Still better than very good, fine-. $55

BERNSEN, PAUL. THE NORTH AMERICAN WATERFOWLER 1972, 1ST. 206pp, ILLUS W/ PLANS, PHOTOS, DRAWINGS, AND A SUPER TWO PAGE CENTERPIECE OF GEESE IN FLIGHT BY LES KOUBA. COVERS BLINDS, DECOYS, THES DUCKS AND GEESE, SPECIES BY SPECIES, BRANT, CALLS, DOGS, EQUIPMENT, EVEN RECIPES! AND MORE. FINE IN F DJ W/ ANOTHER OF KOUBAS PAINTINGS REPRODUCED ON DJ. A VERY GOOD, AND UNDERVALUED, BOOK $25

BIGELOW, HORATIO. GUNNERMAN. 1989 (1939) LTD ED DERRYDALE REPRINT. 246pp, ILLUS W/ PHOTOS. FOREWORD BY HAL SHELDON (AND W/ A PHOTO OF THAT GREAT WRITER!) BIGELOW HAS SOME INTERESTING THINGS TO SAY. SOME ARE DATED, SOME TIMELESS. GUESS THAT’S TRUE OF EVERY WRITER. STORIES OF TURKEY, QUAIL, DUCKS, AND PEOPLE. CHAPTER AND PHOTO OF ARCHIBALD RUTLEDGE! A WORTHWHILE BOOK. VF IN SLIPCASE. $45

Boddington, Craig. Buffalo! Safari. 2006. 1st trade ed. 248pp. Many color photos. Craig has been hunting Africa for decades and has had many successful hunts behind him. He will share some of them with you if you buy this book. You won’t be dissappoointed, as he is a great writer. New in new dj. ISBN: 1571573542 hunting,buffalo,cape,african,Africa,rifles,cartridges,ballistics. $39.95

Boone and Crocket Club. Records of North American Big Game. 1981, 1st prntg. This is the eight publication in the series by the Boone and Crocket Club of North American big game records. Each issue is unique and not a rehash of previous books. Stories of the hunts, scoring system explained and the records for 31 categories of North American big game. 409pp, well illus. by renown artists and photos. Very Fine in fine dj. $47.50

Braden, Robert. As I Look Back, Musings of a Bird Hunter. 1999. 1st trade ed. Mr Braden has hunted birds in some far flung palces–India, Argentia, Outer Hebrides, Mexico, Hudson Bay–as well as right here at home. He had some really interseting experiences and I think you will enjoy joinging him as he relives them with you. Ducks, doves, geese, quail, snipe, and more. Very fine in vf dj, new, exc+. $30

Brady, James F. Modern Turkey Hunting. 1973, 1st ed. A thorough guide to the habits, habitat, and methods of hunting America’s largest game bird. Fine in fine dj $40

BRAKEFIELD, TOM. HUNTING BIG-GAME TROPHIES, A NORTH AMERICAN GUIDE. 1976, 1ST. 446pp W/ INDEX. A REMARKABLLY WELL DONE BOOK ON HOW TO HUNT FOR RECORD BOOK QUALITY ANIMALS. GIVES INFO ON HOW TO BE A SUCCESSFUL CLIENT, GETTING IN SHAPE, AS WELL AS DOPE ON GUNS, AND MOST IMPORTANT THE BIG-GAME ANIMALS THEMSELVES, AND HOW TO JUDGE THEM IN THE FIELD–BEFORE THE SHOT. F IN TORN BUT COMPLETE DJ $15

BRINGS, LAWRENCE M., EDITOR. OUTDOOR HORIZONS. T. S. Dennison & Co. 1957, 1ST edition. 4to, 231pp. A BOOK ABOUT AMERICAN WILDLIFE FOR SPORTSMEN AND THOSE WHO LOVE THE OUTDOORS. ILLUS W/ 12 PAINTINGS AND 24 DRAWINGS BY ROGER E. PREUSS. ARTICLES WRITTEN BY EMINENT OUTDOOR WRITERS. ONE OF THEM IS LEO PACHNER, CO-FOUNDER OF P&K LURES, WHO ALSO SIGNED THIS COPY. STORIES BY JIMMY ROBINSON AND RALPH TRUE (THE DUCK CALL MAKER), Walter Bush, Jason Lucas, B.W. Cartwright, and MANY OTHERS. Also SIGNED by Stu Mann of ABC tv and radio, who wrote the forword. VG IN DJ wildlife,hunting,fishing,lures,P&K,ducks,calling,calls,jason,lucas,big,game,waterfowl,geese,wood,raccoon,bass,largemouth,trout,pheasants,fly,mule,deer,pike,decoys,bow,archerywhooping,crane,mourning,doves,varmints.photography,wildlife,stamps,unlimited $35

BRISTER, BOB. SHOTGUNNING, THE ART AND THE SCIENCE. 1976. BOB TOOK HIS SHOOTING VERY SERIOUSLY. TO DETERMINE HOW A SHOT COLUMN ARRIVED ON TARGET, HE HAD HIS WIFE DRIVE THE FAMILY CAR AND HE SHOT AT TARGETS ON A TRAILER SHE TOWED! INNOVATIVE AND TELLING. EVERYONE WHO SHOOTS A SHOTGUN SHOULD BE MADE TO READ THIS BOOK. THAT INCLUDES YOU! ILLUS W/ PHOTOS. FINE. $22

BUCHAN, JOHN. JOHN MAC NAB. MACDONALD PUBLISHERS (Amwell Press). 1980. #655/1000. LTD ED OF 1000 COPIES PUBLISHED BY MACDONALD PUBLISHERS IN A SPECIAL EDITION FOR THE NATIONAL SPORTING FRATENITY Limited. SIGNED BY THE SECOND BARON TWEEDSMUIR AND JIM RIKHOFF. FRONTIS PIECE MAP. Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase. SIGNED. hunting, fishing, stag, salmon, trout, fly fishing, roe deer $65

Buckingham, Nash. Blood Lines, Tales of Hunting and Fishing. hardcover G. P. Putnam’s Sons. 1947. 192pp. First trade edition. One of Nash’s early books, bringing his unique style and knowledge of the ways of poeople and game birds in very good reading. Doves, ducks, geese, quail and more. Plus some fine southern eating. This is a very nice copy, much better than the description may make it sound. End pages outside darkened by smoke. Some fingers less thatn one inch on several early pages, ffep, title page. Rest of interior is Fine to Very Fine. Dj is chipped along top and bottom, but intact and non of the lettering or images are missing. Dj and cover show smoke darkening. Really a good tight copy in overall Very Good + in good dj. hunting, waterfowl, wildfowl, duck, ducks, geese, goose, snipe, mallard, mississippi, river, the bottoms, bobwhite, quail, dove, fishing, fly, salmon $75

Buckingham, Nash. De Shootnest Gentman. Derrydale Press. 1992. Leather bound limited ed. 240p, aeg, photos. Subtitle says, and Other Tales. In fact there are 16 other tales by one of the best. Buy it, sit back and enjoy…As New with color medalion of pair canvasbacks paste on front cover. hunting, waterfowl, ducks, geese, doves, quail, bobwhites, nash buckingham, derrydale press $45

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