BOY TRAPPERS IN THE ROCKIES
(Harrap not dated) 8vo green illustrated boards. 285pp. bw ills. Well-rubbed and worn, esp at top and bottom of spine. Boards well worn and marked. Front internal hinge starting. One page has been coloured red with crayon. Good- (Book ref. 9253) £9.50
Memoirs of a Fenland mole catcher
Peterborough: Cambridgeshire Libraries, 1986. 0902436406 First Edition. Booklet. Good. Clean and tightly bound booklet, no inscriptions. Appears little used. 20 pages + card covers, illustrations in the text. Uncommon (Book ref. 35876) £12.50
Scenes with the Hunter and Trapper in Many Lands: Stories of Adventures with Wild Animals
London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1894. First Edition. A fair copy in blue, blind-decorated cloth showing some signs of wear. Lacks front end-paper. 317pp. 30 engravings. Much on tigers, elephants and wolves. (Book ref. 4558) £10.00
Pilgrims of the Wild
London, Lovat Dickson. 6th printing 1935 8,5" x 6,5"9. (xxii}, 282pp. Illus frontis. Front fly missing.Binding tight and secure.Hardback in original black cloth.. Many illus.Light foxing. Good copy (Book ref. 5591) £25.00
Steam Trapping and Air Venting
London: Hutchinson's Scientific and Technical Publications, 1952. 3rd Edition Revised. Cloth Cover. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 8vo A book of 172 clean pages including the index and appendices. Illustrated throughout with b&w diagrams and graphs. Bound in green cloth covers with gilt titles on the front and spine. (Book ref. 030213) £5.00
The Secret Trails
London and Melbourne: Ward Lock & Co., Limited. Illustrated by Reynolds, Warwick and Bransom, Paul. First Thus ?. Pictorial Cover. Very Good +/Good. 12mo Twelve stories about the wild animals and their hunters and trappers in the American backwoods. A green cloth hardbackwith brown titles on the spine and brown titles and a picture of a bear on it's hind legs in brown on the front cover. Apart from a small owners stamp on the fep and very light foxing to the bottom very edges of the pages, this book is really nice and tight and crisp. It has 255 pages with a b/w frontispiece and one b/w plate by Warwick Reynolds and 6 b/w plates by Paul Branson. The unclipped dustwrapper has a browned, slightly waterstained spine and a closed tear to the bottom front corner and the creasing and tiny tears at the top of the spine have been internally repaired.The spine has green titles and a puma/cougar peering out of a circle. The front cover has green titles and wolves. (Book ref. 003296) £15.00
Lexicon of the Mediaeval German Hunt; A Lexicon of Middle High German terms (1050-1500) associated with Chase, Hunting with Bows, Falconry, Trapping and Fowling; 1st ed.:
Berlin, Walter de Gruyter & Co, 1965. HARDBACK original cloth with gilt lettering on leather spine label, pp. lxii, 323, roy. 8vo. (9.25" x 6.5"), ex-library, plates on front end paper, shelf marks on spine, stamps on title page and last page, library tape mark on cover and spine, otherwise a very fine copy internally. (Book ref. 5839) £80.00
Camps and Trails in China; A narrative of Exploration, Adventure and Sport in Little-Known China: 1st ed;
New York D. Appleton & Company, 1918. Hardback, recent buckram with gilt lettering on spine, frontispiece, pp. xxvi, 334, illus. 57, maps 2, 8vo., frontispiece has a vertical stain at outer edge not affecting the picture, otherwise a very fine copy. Scarce. (Book ref. 3097) £125.00
ANIMAL TRAPS AND TRAPPING.
David and Charles. 1988. pp.288,illus.,8vo..2nd and last edition,revised. A fine hardback copy in a fine dust-wrapper of the 1989 reprint. (Book ref. 2839) £12.50
City Boys in the Woods: or A Trapping Venture in Maine.
London Chapman and Hall, 1890 First Edition, large 8vo., bound in green cloth gilt, 277pp, with b/w engravings throughout. Light foxing, boards a little rubbed, otherwise a Good copy. (SHELF 105) ** To see a scan of this book please visit our Home page ** Our shop is open to visitors Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm. - Credit and (UK) Debit cards welcome.- Books posted Worldwide. - For any queries please contact us direct. (Book ref. 33913) £50.00
An Annotated Bibliography of Aquatic Sediment Traps and Trapping Methods : Freshwater Biological Association Occasional Publication No. 11
Freshwater Biological Association, 1980. Stiff Card Covers. Very Good (AVERAGE)/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" EX PUBLIC SECTOR LIBRARY BLACKED OUT STAMPS. PAPERBACK This book is part of a large purchase from a Public Sector Library and except where mentioned are for the most part LIKE NEW! MOSTLY the ONLY flaws are the blacked out (they insisted) Library stamps which show many of them to be UNUSED! This copy Very Good (AVERAGE) FEEL FREE TO E-MAIL FOR PHOTOGRAPHS AND FURTHER DETAILS. FROM A DEALER WHO TELLS YOU WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEIR TELEPHONE AND ADDRESS CONTACT DETAILS ARE! (Book ref. 33333335407) £25.00
[unopened Victorian 'penny dreadful'] No. 58 in 'The London Library', in illustrated yellow wraps: 'The Snake in the Bush'.
[The London Library. Office: 4, Shoe Lane. E.C.] London: J. & R. Maxwell; George Vickers. [1860s?] 8vo, 32 pp. In original yellow printed wraps, with engraving on front. Unopened. Very good, with slight fraying to edges. American tale of 'Tim Timberlick', 'whom everybody liked except Indians, for in past years he had made many of them bite the leaves', and whose 'ranch was well known to hunters, trappers, and miners'. Back cover advertises 'London Library. In Penny Numbers, every Number a Complete Story, containing Thirty-two Pages of matter, book size, in Illustrated Wrapper.' Excessively scarce: no copy on COPAC or WorldCat. (Book ref. 9616) £500.00
Ferreting and Trapping for Amateur Gamekeepers
Saiga, 1979. Illustrated by Photos and Line Drawings. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 0904558738 Saiga, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition:very Good Price Clipped so not graded as Fine. Second Edition. no inscriptions, in a dustjacket, viii + 160 pages, photos and drawings in the text, plus an index a Nice copy (Book ref. 009543) £7.95
TRAPPING A Practical Guide
David & Charles, 1979. 1st edn 2nd imp. 8vo. Original gilt lettered black cloth (Fine), dustwrapper (small nicks to tail of spine - otherwise VG). Pp. 168 (some light marks to prelims; no inscriptions) , illus with b&w diagrams. (Book ref. 51332) £8.00
MYSTERY SHIPS (Trapping the “U” Boat).
Hodder and Stoughton 1916. [vi] + 181pp. Lower margin of p.147-150 sl. shaved, lower f.e.p. browned, sl. soiled and rubbed cloth with lightly rubbed and chipped paper title label to upper board. US$55 (Book ref. 190758) £35.00
TRAPPING A PRACTICAL GUIDE
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1979. 1st Edition. Hard Back. Fine/VG+. 222x140mm Approx 0715376454 H/b , Dust Jacket , illustrated , 168 pps , book - as new tight bindings , no inscsps however Suppliers small square label to fep [ black illus D/j price clipped o/w no notable defects ] J Bateman , BSC MIBiol FMA , Research Biologist , fomerly overseas as Keeper of Zoology - other titles - Animal Traps and Trapping , - Animals , birds , fish and insects are trapped for food , pest control and scientific research - different kinds of traps - how best to place them / conceal - illustrated mono plates and diagrams , Biblio; , Suppliers , 5 chpts - mammals / birds / fish / insects / trapping for survival (Book ref. 10116) £7.95
Mystery Ships. Trapping the “U” Boat.
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1916. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. First Edition. 181pp. Bottle green cloth, lettered in black with chipped paper title label to upper board. Top edge dust marked and binding a little cocked and tender. Front endpaper very lightly browned and rear endpaper more so, and with some spotting. Neat former owner name inked to front endpaper. A good copy of this early study of submarine warfare by poet Alfred Noyes (probably influencing his story The Lusitania Waits, a supernatural tale based on the sinking of the Lusitania, published two years later). (Book ref. ARC140910020) £45.00
BBC, 1986. Illustrated by Brian Thornley. Hard Card. Almost Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" / A very clean & bright stapled booklet on Survival with 24 pages of drawings & explanations. - from Handicraft,Shelters,Trapping,Fishing,Fires to plants & what not to eat etc.... with a small section on "Sea Shore Survival", Guaranteed posting 24hrs from Wales (Book ref. 009240) £10.00
RATTING and RABBITING for AMATEUR GAMEKEEPERS.
Nimrod Book Services, Liss, Hampshire. 1985 (2nd.ed.). Field Sports Library series. xv+172pp. with illust. FINE copy in VG++ dw. (Book ref. 12864) £6.00
London,: George G Harrap & Co., 1937. Illustrated by "Fish-Hawk". Reprint. Original Cloth. Good/Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Reprint of Oct.1937, one mth. after 1st edition. Green cloth boards with bright gilt lettering to spine and blind-stamped fen scene to fnt.; boards are lightlt stained; have a small faded area at botttom of spine; also has some amrks where a small area of dj has adhered to fnt edge and fnt. . 287 pages , incl. 50 line drawings + frontis and 12 other b&w plates, by "Fish-Hawk". Dj unclipped but quite grubby with wear, chipping, stains, foxing and small tears around edges and corners; piece missing at bottom of dj spine; brown stains on obverse.. Book tight & clean. (Book ref. 003590) £27.00