Hardback. Near Fine Condition book. Tight, bright, attractive copy with no markings to the book. Brown Leather-bound limited to 2500. Gold gilt embossed lettering and design to front cover and spine. As New Copy. Copy One.
First edition thus, a re-issue of the 1939 Derrydale Press original, with two new sections and illustrations, 1/950 copies signed by the author and by Rikhoff. Small 4to. xxix, (3), 306 pp. Line drawings, plates. Not in Casada (contains the chapter "Thanksgiving Gobblers: The Southwestern Wild Turkey"). Wegner, p. 199. Biscotti, p. 320. Wegner, p. 199: "Valuable and still pertinent information." Very good. Gilt-stamped decorated green bonded leather, publisher's slipcase. (7250).
Fine. Derrydale Press 1939, Copy #72 of a limited edition of 950 copies, 4to, 298 pages, illustrated in color and B & W by T.J. Harter, and from photographs. In green imitation snakeskin cover. For some reason, the gilt title and lettering on both the front cover and spine is totally missing. The previous owner had an attractive slipcase made for this book, with a paper label on its spine. This book appears to be in unread condition and there are no marks or inscriptions save for a small dealer's paper label on the lower corner of the rear pastedown. Slight wrinkling to tissue guard at frontis. Overall, a Fine copy save for the missing cover lettering.
First edition, 1/950 copies (this #333). 4to. xx, (2), 298 pp. Plates from line drawings, color frontispiece. Heller 262: "Chapters on hunting mule deer, whitetail deer, bighorn sheep, pronghorn antelope, elk, black and grizzly bear, jaguar, mountain lion, game birds, etc." Biscotti, p. 320: "Hunting various species of game in the southwestern U.S." Siegel 146. Small label removed from front pastedown, else very good. Original gilt-stamped snakeskin patterned cloth, publisher's glassine dust jacket (chipped at spine ends and corners, some separation along one edge) and two-part box with correct printed paper label on upper part. Uncommon with the glassine and box. (#8408).
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