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Category: All Categories: Outdoor Recreation: Hunting Game Birds
22 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Bernsen, Paul S.  
The North American Waterfowler.

Publisher: Salisbury Press/Superior Publishers, CR 1972,.
CR 1972 with 206 pages w/index. Dust jacket has slight soil on it, otherwise all is good+. Paintings by Les Kouba, black & white and color. Photos by Bob and Ira Spring. Natural History. Hunting. Waterfowl, ducks, geese. Hard Cover

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2.
Briggs, Ellis O. (Ormbee), 1899- 1976  
Shots Heard Round the World; an Ambassador's Hunting Adventures on Four Continents

Publisher: New York, Viking Press, 1957.
4 p.l., 149 p. illus. 24 cm. Illustrated by Rudolf Freund. Briggs combined a career in diplomacy--he was US ambassador to seven countires--with hunting game birds. Stock# 35,620. Vg/ dj good+.

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3.
Brister, Robert.  
Moss Mallards and Mules and Other Hunting & Fishing Stories.

Publisher: Published by Winchester Press,.
CR 1969, this is 3rd printing done in 1974, 216 pages. Dust jacket and book are good+. Illustrated by Stanley Farnham. Hunting, fishing, outdoor sports, ducks, waterfowl, natural history, anthology. HARD COVER

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4.
Forester, Frank (pseudonym of Henry William Herbert, 1807-1858). Ball, Robert, illustrator.  
The Warwick Woodlands. With His Drawings of Game Birds.

Publisher: N.Y., Derrydale, 1934.
9 p.l., 200 p., 5 ll.; 24.2 cm. Frontispiece by Robert Ball. A classic of American sporting books. No. 215 of 250 numbered copies. BAL 8182; Siegel, Derrydale, 80. Vg/no dj as issued. 101786.

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5.
Gresham, Grits.  
The Complete Wildflower.

Publisher: NY: Winchester Press, 1973..
1st ed. 294 pp. Near fine in VG dj. Hard Cover. ISBN: duck hunting; canes; snipe

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6.
Grooms, Steve.  
MODERN PHEASANT HUNTING.

Publisher: Stackpole Books [Harrisburg, PA]. 1984 {July}. (1982)..
2nd printing. 222pp. Tall 8vo. Illustrated wraps. Foreword by Richard E. McCabe. Index. Fine (No defects). ISBN 0811722082.

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7.
Heacox, Cecil E. Illustrated by: Illustrated by Wayne Trimm  
Gallant Grouse, the : All about the Hunting and Natural History of Old Ruff

Publisher: David McKay Company; N. Y. : 1980.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Third Printing Hardcover ISBN: 0679510524 182 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Orange cloth, fine b/w line illustrations. ; Hunting the grouse, a wild member of the chicken-quail-turkey family of birds. ; Owner name penned on front endpaper. Jacket affixed to endpapers by small pieces of cellophane tape. Otherwise only light wear.

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8.
Huggler, Tom  
Quail Hunting in America

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1987..
287pp. illus. brown cloth tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj. Subtitled: "Tactics for finding and taking bobwhite, valley, Gambel, mountain, scaled and Mearns quail by season and habitat."

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9.
Huntington, Dwight W.  
Our Feathered Game: A Handbook of the North American Game Birds
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Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Huntington gives a detailed description of hunting in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This is followed by detailed descriptions of game birds throughout the United States and how to hunt for them. Included are: Gallinaceous birds, grouse, pheasants, partridges, geese and swans, sea-ducks, river ducks, mergansers, shorebirds, cranes, rails, and reed birds, as well as wild pigeons and doves. Illustrated with eight full-page hunting scenes in color and one hundred and thirty-five bird portraits. 396 pages with index + 39 plates. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition; some wear to cover. No dust jacket.

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10.
Knight, John Alden. Burke, Edgar, illustrator.  
Woodcock. Color Plates from Paintings by Dr. Edgar Burke.

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf, 1946.
xi, 161, ii p. ‘The bird always has been considered a choice table delicacy.’ Second printing (first, 1944). Vg/no dj. 101797.

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11.
Mitchell, Horace., Illustrated by Roland V. Shutts.  
Raising Game Birds.

Publisher: Al. Knopf, New York.
Dated 1946. Red Cloth Covers. Good+. Third Printing, April 1946. Color frontis of silver pheasants. 315 pages. Color illustrations of Canadian Geese, Lady Amherst pheasants, golden pheasants, mallard ducks, and black and white sketches in text. Red covers with medallion impression on front cover of bird and wolf. Gilt lettering on spine, small white spots on spine with slight fading. Covers game birds, game breeding, quail, bantams, ornamental fowl, wild geese, vermin and business management. Hard Cover

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12.
Ordeman, John T. [Clark, Roland Hanmer, 1874-1957]  
To Keep a Tryst with the Dawn: An Appreciation of Roland Clark.

Publisher: [Ordeman, Henderson, N.C., 1989] Press of Schneidereith & Sons, Baltimore.
118 p., 49 b/w illus. (20 full-page, 1 double-page), 8 b/w photos, 8 color illus.; 28.5 cm. "A name-- and there are many who would say *the* name-- held in the highest esteem by those who value the literature of American waterfowl and upland game hunting, and also by those who collect and treasure paintings and prints of these sporting pastimes, is that of Roland Clark [1874-1957]." Introduction by Elizabeth Clark LaFlèche, daughter of the self-taught drypoint etcher and poet. Includes biographical sketch, catalog of his prints, and a list of his books. One of 1100 copies printed; signed by author on verso of title-page. 37813x.

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13.
Queeny, Edgar M. ( Monsanto), 1897-1968 / Bishop, Richard E. (Evett), 1887-  
Prairie Wings; Pen and Camera Flight Studies, by Edgar M. Queeny; explanatory sketches by Richard E. Bishop.

Publisher: New York, Ducks Unlimited, inc., 1946..
xiii, 255, [1] p. col. front., illus. (incl. ports., maps) diagrs. 31.5 x 24 cm. Classic study of the habits and flight dynamics of the duck. All the science and beauty of the birds dedicated to their mass slaughter.Colored frontispiece accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress in red. Bibliography: p. 252-253.Stock# 43,165. Good +, spine smoe browned, some smudges on covers / no dj.

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14.
Reed, Chester A.  
American Game Birds.

Publisher: Garden City: Doubleday, Page, 1912..
1st ed. thus. 7 x 4 7/8". 64 pp. "Illustrating more than one hundred species in natural colors." Missing page after copyright page, all of text is present, o/w VG. Hard Cover. ISBN: American Birds; Game Birds

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15.
Rue, Leonard Lee III  
World of the Ruffed Grouse, the : Book Club Edition

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company; N. Y. : 1973.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Third Printing Hardcover ISBN: 0397008171 160 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Book Club Edition; White cloth, orange boards, index, bibliography, dozens of b/w photos by author. ; All about the grouse, a wild member of the chicken-quail-turkey family of birds. ; Owner name stamped on front endpaper. Jacket affixed to endpapers by small pieces of cellophane tape. Otherwise only light wear. ; Living World Series

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16.
Savage, Christopher.  
The Mandarin Duck.

Publisher: Published by Adam & Charles Black, 1952,.
Dated 1972 with 178 pages with bibliography. Large book, slight soil to covers, overall good+. Frontis and foreward by Peter Scott. 16 plates from photos and 41 drawings by author. Ducks, waterfowl, hunting, natural history. Hard Cover

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17.
Scheid, Dan W.  
Raising Game Birds
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Publisher: The Highsmith Co., Inc., 1970 Fort Atkinson, WI.
Book. Book condition: Good. Trade paperback 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Subtitle: An authoritative, practical guide to producing pheasants, quail, grouse, chukars, ducks, geese and other game birds for pleasure and profit. "Written for the sportsman, hobbyist and small game bird farmer, this is a complete how-to-do-it book. The only book of its kind available, Raising Game Birds give you the necessary information to raise upland birds and waterfowl for sport or profit. In addition, the book has chapters on land management for game birds and an introductory lesson in game preserve management. If you're raising 20 or 2, 000, you shouldn't be without this book!" Illustrated. 111 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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18.
Stanford, J. K. (John Keith), 1892-  
The Twelfth / by J. K. Stanford ; illustrated by V. H. Drummond

Publisher: London: Faber & Faber, 1960.
85 p.: ill.; 20.5 cm. Sixth impression; first, 1944. "A story about grouse-shooting, in the decade prior to the present war [i.e. WWII]. Stock# 35,320.Vg/ dj good+.

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19.
Stephens, Martin  
Grouse Shooting

Publisher: N.Y., Scribner's, 1939..
255 p. 8 plates from photographs, 18.5 cm. First published in London, much is from a British--especially Scottish--perspective. Stock #28,759. Good, covers soiled, some foxing /no dj.

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20.
Waterman, C. F.  
Hunting Upland Birds

Publisher: Winchester Press; N. Y. : 1973.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Second Printing Hardcover 311 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Gray cloth, over 50 b/w photos. Hunting quail, pheasant, partridge, chukar, pigeon, grouse, woodcock, ptarmigan, etc, plus chapters on guns, dogs, rabbits and squirrels. ; Isbn 0876910789. ; Owner name stamped on front endpaper. Jacket affixed to endpapers by small pieces of cellophane tape. Otherwise only light wear.

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21.
Williamson, Henry w/illus. by Israel Doskow  
The Phasian Bird

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown/Atlantic Monthly Press, 1950 1st ed..
276pp. illus. red cloth 8vo w/gilt pheasant decoration: Very Good+ in a worn but not tattered dj now protected in a Brodart poly cover [some age darkening of endpp; edges; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy] A novel about a beautiful game bird trying to survive during the difficult years 1937-44, by the prolific English natural history writer Williamson (1895-1977), most famous for his 1928 Hawthornden Prize winning novel, "Tarka the Otter."

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22.
Woods, Shirley E.  
Gunning For Uplands Birds and Wildfowl

Publisher: Published by Wincester Press, CR 1976,.
CR 1976 with 194 pages with index. Orange covers, slight wear, tight and clean. Illustrated by Tom Hennessey, sketches in sepia. Hunting. Natural History. Ducks, Geese, Snipe, Upland Birds, Crows, Clothing, Guns, etc. HARD COVER

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