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This Land I Have Loved

By: Balfour, Robert C., Jr.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: FL, Privately Printed: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46879

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in green cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. No names, tears or soil within the glossy133 page text. Unclipped, unpriced white background dust wrapper is clean, not rubbed but does have a crescent shaped closed tear on the rear panel that is of size but barely noticeable. Large color photograph of some tall pines down in SC on the dj. This Land I Have Loved tells the author's love affair with the area, with the sports he and his friends enjoyed (Lots of duck and bird hunting, rifle shooting), the history of the place and the people he met that becam... View more info

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Gunnerman

By: Bigelow, Horatio; Foreword By Col. Harold P. Sheldon

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1939

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 20187

Condition: Very Good +


1st Limited edition hardcover. Corners bumped and lightly rubbed, spine ends a bit more so. Gilt vignette of hunter and dog on cover, somewhat dulled gilt on backstrip. 2" split in leather only (barely noticable) in front gutter. Tiny watermark on foot of page block. Innards fine. 246 pp. Un-numbered limited edition, sporting stories, game bird and deer hunting in the sporting south, includes a chapter on Archibald Rutledge and various recipes for game meats & sauces in rear. Illustrated with photographs. View more info

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A Rage For Falcons

By: Bodio, Stephen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Nick Lyons/ Schocken Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40136

ISBN: 0805239316

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright beige boards with light blue cloth spine show light watermark on frt cover of book and unclipped original dj. 135 pp text unaffected. Former owners embossed name seal on blank fep, else crisp and unmarked. A subjective look at modern American hawking, and the pragmatic romantics who practice it. A report from the sagebrush basins and the short-grass plains, the farm lots and the breeding barns. It contains some science and natural history as well as some poetry. View more info

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The Boykin Spaniel South Carolina's Dog A Crackerjack Retriever; Trick Artist & Family Favorite TWICE SIGNED

By: Creel, Mike; Kelley, Lynn Russell

Price: $165.00

Publisher: SC, Summerhouse Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller Id: 37701

ISBN: 1887714219

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant crisp first edition signed by both authors on half title page: "To Leanne Furey with best wishes, Lynn Kelley Michael Creel". 184 pp, Spine ends bumped, board tips sharp, unclipped dj in new mylar displays beautifully. "How this little brown dog squirmed his way not only into the hearts of over 12,000 owners, but into political debate, is what intrigued fellow authors Creel and Kelley. Together they have created a comprehensive history that documents the first appearance of the breed, as well as the formation of the Boykin Spaniel Society that established a set of standar... View more info

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Falconry Shire Album #115 SIGNED

By: Ford, Emma

Price: $17.00

Publisher: England, Shire Publications: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45845

ISBN: 0852636679

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint stapled booklet all about training, handling and caring for your falcon. Signed in pencil on fep: Emma Ford. Includes: A Brief History, Falconry Today, The Equipment, The Birds, Conservation, Useful Information. View more info

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McGinty's Racehorse and Other Sporting Stories

By: G.G.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, George Redway: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45391

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in green cloth with lively color race illustration and red title on cover, color horse head in horseshoe with gilt titles on cocked spine. Very uncommon title that offers many hours of fireside chuckles for the actual or armchair sportsman. 248 pp with 12 full page, original b/w drawings by R.J. Richardson. Chapters include horse racing, foxhunting and more beginning with: McGinty's Racehorse/ A Mare of Sense/ Poppet's Dream/ A Great Fight/ Mr. Laker's Luck/ Killed in the Open/ An Unlucky Man/ Days with the Drag/ A Fine Finish/ A Little Spill/ Pulling Together/ Mr. Bugs... View more info