Very good. Hardcover. No former owner's name or marks except an old pencil price. Text is clean, binding is strong. Very nice brown linen cover with gold lettering, black pheasant illustration on front. Color illustrations, B & W drawings at beginning of each chapter. Very nice copy.
Good+ with no dust jacket. 1940, no other print date; hand some brown cloth hard cover, no DJ; gilt print to spine. Ink name on front endsheet; Hinges intact. No marks to text. Faint sticker blemish on front cover; frontispiece & endpapers--8 plates in color by Lynn Bogue Hunt; oversized.; 8vo 8"-9" tall; 21691.
Paintings and drawings by Lynn Bogue Hunt. First edition. 8vo. 450 pp. Line drawings, color plates. Includes a chapter on wild turkey hunting. Casada 446. Very good. Rust cloth (spine dull), color illustrated dust jacket. (#4880)
Philadelphia. The Penn Publishing Company. 1940. First Edition, Second Printing. 8vo. (9 x 6). 450 pp. plus colophon. Inscribed and signed by H. L. Betten on the half-title with the recipient's business card laid-in. Illustrated color and black and white plates by Lynn Bogue Hunt. Text drawings. Bound in brown cloth with gilt titles and black decorations. Decorated end papers. Pictorial dust jacket. Very good, light edge wear to the cloth, in a good-very good dust jacket with light edge wear and chipping to the spine ends.
Very Good with no dust jacket. All orders ship with in 24 hours except Sundays & Holidays, with a tracking #. Items ship from the US. International orders may take longer for you to receive because of customs. Contact us if you have more questions before your purchase we will get back to you.; 0 X 0 X 0 inches; Spine is straight, binding is tight, has a bird stamp on the fly page the rest of the pages are clean and unmarked, slight wear.
Good. 1940 LIMITED first edition (124 copies; this one not numbered). Signed and inscribed by author, "To Mr. Fred Krauss, with best wishes for emminent success in your very important field-to our mutual advantage. H. L. Betten. " Original brick red morocco leather binding, approx 6 3/8 x 9 1/8 inches, with stamped gilt borders and hunter shooting at grouse, marbelized endpapers, 450 pp, illustrated with color tipped in plates and in-text drawings by Lynn Bogue Hunt. Separate pack of extra plates NOT present. Leather gone from spine, with front board just barely attached, corners bumped with approx 1/4 inch of cardboard exposed there, and 1/4 to 3/4 inch of the top layer of leather scuffed off. Additional minor scuffing on lower edges of boards and a few stray areas on the faces, and a quarter inch nick side edge of front board. Some dust darkening along gilt top edge of text block, and light tanning other edges. Internally, ribbon missing, first free fep has a 2 inch rub mark along side edge, and a 1/2 inch tear and 1/4 inch rub lower edge. Printing information page (immediately following text) has a jagged 3 inch tear lower gutter, rear hinge cracked. Lower side edge of 1 leaf (pp 93-94) has an approx 2x4 piece of paper torn off, and absent, from lower side edge with loss of text (easily repairable by tipping in a leaf from a trade copy). 2 dogears, an approx 1 1/2 inch tear top edge 1 leaf (p. 431), paper lightly age yellowed, with a faint whiff of tobbaco, o/w tight, clean and unmarked. As for the plates, the fpc has a crease line at the upper and lower right corners, and a 1/4 inch nick on the top edge, with an approx 1 inch scrape mark on the paper immediately above it. Plates on pp. 94, 134, 182 & 214 have a crease line lower left corner, that on p. 358 has a few approx 1/32 inch chips along top edge. All said, while not a pristine copy, some relatively easy restoration work will bring this one up to par!
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