Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The Military Service Publishing Company. 1947 . Second printing. 8vo. (8 x 6). 282 pp. Black and white plates. The book is bound in brown cloth with gilt titles. A nice, clean book. Very good.
Very Good. Volume II The Americas. Wine colored cover with picture of goat embossed on front and gold lettering to spine. Has a few library markings (e.g. number on spine; jacket in back and library stamp in front and back of cover). Inside is tight and clean. Authors included; Charles Sheldon, Theodore Roosevelt; Vilhjalmur Stefansson; Daniel Moreau Barringer; George Sears; Frederick Courteney Selous; Warburton Pike and Townsend Whelen.
First Ed, unstated. Very Good in Good DJ: Book shows indications of careful use: light wear to extremities; former owners' names at the front pastedown endpaper; slight spine lean. Binding remains square and secure; text clean. DJ shows fairly heavy wear; some loss to chipping and rubbing at extremities; moderate soiling at the rear panel; price has not been clipped; mylar-protected. Overall, remains a sturdy, presentable copy in a somewhat tatty DJ, but possessing a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 339pp. Introduction and Notes by the Editor. Hardback with DJ. Chapters by Charles Sheldon, Theodore Roosevelt, Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Daniel Barringer, George Sears, Frederick Selous.
Very Good+ in Good+ jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. (1947) 340 pp. Original red cloth covers w/ gilt title on spine. Modest rubbing to corners and spine ends. Previous owner's name on front blank endpaper. DJ lightly soiled w/ wear and several closed tears to edges; top portion of front flap clipped off. Illust. w/ b/w plates. Contents nice.
Very Good in VG- jacket. Volume II-In the Americas. A National Rifle Assoc. Library book and the companion volume to Hunting Big Game in Africa and Asia. 282 pp. with photographs throughout. Ten superb stories on hunting rams, caribou, bears, musk ox and other game with chapters on big game rifles, equipment, wilderness syas and dogs. Scarce title. Minor wear and tear on top edge of DJ.
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