Very Good. Clinton, NJ: Amwell Press, 1980. First trade edition (1981). Hardcover. 584 pp. Very good, in very good slipcase. Quarter bound in blue leather with blue cloth boards. Previous owner's embossed stamp on half title page. Slipcase opening sunned. Slight bumping to slipcase opening and one corner. Inscribed by author, John Batten to previous owner on half title page.
Allen, G, Adamson, H. VG in Orig Slipcase Fine jacket. 2 volumes totaling 596 pp. Profuse ill. 1, 000 signed by Batten, numbered and slipcased sets. Also signed by Publisher and artist. (Allen and Jim Rikhoff, publisher. ) Sheep hunting around the world by a man who was one of the first to popularize both US and international sheep hunting. A much in demand set. Rear cover vol 1, front cover vol 2, and gilt on top of text block spotted.
FNAWS Ed. Fine in Slipcase VG+ jacket. 596 pp, profuse ill. Worldwide sheep hunting with the noted John Batten (author of several other popular hunting titles) along with a chapter on rifles as Batten was a noted and knowledgeable firearms collector. This is the special edition issued for FNAWS (Foundation for North American Wild Sheep). Fine in vg+ slipcase.
First edition, 1/1000 copies signed by the author, illustrator, and Rikhoff. 8vo. 2 volumes: xx, 312; (4), 315-584, (12) pp. Plates, color frontispiece to each volume. Contributors include James Clark, Jack O'Connor, Theodore Roosevelt, Charles Sheldon, William Morden, and Prince E. Demidoff. Very good. Gilt-stamped burgundy bonded leather, patterned endpapers, all edges gilt, publisher's slipcase. (7253)
New. Signed by Author(s) 1st Printing. 1980. 1st ed. Ltd ed of only 1000 copies by Amwell Press for The National Sporting Fraternity Limited. 2 volume set; vol 312pp, vol 272pp, plus 11pp of guns and 1p of sheep rifle ballistics. Illus by Gordon Allen and w/ color frontispieces by Carl Rungius and Henry Adamson. Edited by John Batten, himself a world class sheep hunter, these volumes contain stories by the who's who of sheep hunting from around the world, including but not limited to, Theodore and Kermit Roosevelt, Hornaday, O'Connor, Philips, Highton, Gates, Jamsheed, Kennion, Adair, more. Leatherbound, gilt decorated, signed by editor, publisher, and artist, numbered and slipcased. Vf in fine+ slipcase.
Allen, G, Adamson, H. Fine in Orig Slipcase Fine jacket. 2 volumes totaling 596 pp. Profuse ill. 1, 000 signed by Batten, numbered and slipcased sets. Also signed by Publisher and artist. (Allen and Jim Rikhoff, publisher. ) Sheep hunting around the world by a man who was one of the first to popularize both US and international sheep hunting. A much in demand set. Fine in like slipcase.
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