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
Shifts and Expedients of Camp Life, Travel and Exploration
London: Horace Cox, 1871. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/no d/w. Lge 8vo. Hardback, 165mm 250mm tall (6.5" x 9.75" approx. Pp v, 831, with dozens of engraved illustrations in the text, several full-page, an engraved frontispiece plate and illustrated title-page, plus 14 further engraved plates, plus 6pp adverts [three of which are illustrated]. One lower margin dusty and chipped but otherwise internally very good, the whole being neatly recased in a matching dark-green cloth, with the rubbed but original gilt-decorated cloth with gilt titles laid-down. Very scarce. This being a very heavy book, please email for the cheapest postal option before placing an order. (Book ref. 003488) £395.00
The Shot-Gun and Sporting Rifle and The Dogs, Ponies, Ferrets etc. used with them in the various kinds of shooting and trapping
Routledge, Warne & Routledge - London - 1859 VG - An excellent, clean bright and tight copy, with original green paper-covered and textured boards, and a new quality red spine with gilt titles. All clean and tight inside and illustrated with numerous engravings. (Book ref. 60759) £120.00
Jules Of The Great Heart.
London. William Heinemann. 1905. First English Edition. Jordan Lawrence Mott IV, 1881-1931 was an American novelist and writer on the outdoor life. This, his first novel, is set in early 18th century Canada. The adventures of Jules Verbaux a French Canadian Robin Hood, an outlaw trapper with a price on his head set by the Hudson Bay Company, who finally wins the friendship of nearly all the Hudson bay trappers. 279 Pages plus a frontispiece illustration in colour by the American artist F. E. Schoonover. Handwritten signature on front endpaper : Guy Wilson. 285 Pages in total. A solid binding with some discolour to spine, slight foxing to a few pages, all complete. (Book ref. 362) £24.00
Hudson's Bay Trader
London Robert Hale Ltd 1978 HB/DJ. VG/G++. 2nd Revised edition. Very minor corner/edge wear on DJ (price-clipped) but with small mark where sticker has been removed. Very clean and tight inside. A personal diary of a year spent at a fur trading post in baffin Island. (Book ref. 2232) £4.50
Tales of The Old Gamekeepers.
UK: BCA / David & Charles, 1991. 0715392328. 10.5" x 7.75". hardback with dust wrapper. 189 pages. Some black + white photographs and many black + white and colour illustrations. A very nice clean copy. VG+/VG. (Book ref. 15290) £7.50
Animal Traps & Trapping
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1989. First Edition 4th Impression. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 5¾" - 7¾" Tall 0715353403 This is a Near Fine Copy of this Book in Publisher's black hardcover cloth with gilt title lettering to spine in a Near Fine Dust-Jacket,with NO chips o tears to the outer edges of the dust-jacket.Not price clipped and there are NO previous names or inscriptions present.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness.Well illustrated in black and white.The d/j comes well protected in a removable cover sleeve,8vo 288pp First Edition 4th Impression (Book ref. 55372) £8.00
Uncle Dick Wootton, the Pioneer Frontiersman of the Rocky Mountain Region: An Account of the Adventures and Thrilling Experiences of the Most Noted American Hunter, Trapper, Guide, Scout, and Indian Fighter Now Living
Time-Life Books, 1980. Hardcover. Very Good. Classics of the Old West. Reprint of the 1890 edition. Illustrated in b/w. Bound in brown leathertte with gilt edges. VG clean & sound condition. No inscription or ownership markings. (Book ref. 19237) £9.50
City Boys in the Woods, or A Trapping Venture in Maine.
London Chapman and Hall 1890. x+277 pp. profusely illustrated with 104 woodcut illustrations and head and tail pieces to each chapter, gilt vignette of grazing deer on front board. Original cloth gilt over bevelled green boards. A slight stain on rear board otherwise internally very good and clean. Bookplate of William H. Workman of the Belfast shipbuilding family to rear of front board . (Book ref. 1070) £75.00
Peeps at Many Lands Canada
London: A & C Black 1935 Describing different parts of Canada, home-life and the inhabitants. HB, 1st ED, v, 90pp, 4 full page colour illustrations, 8 in half-tone, 1 sketch map. Very minor sunning to spine ends, slight bumping to corners. Previous owner's large inscription to fep. Tanned strips to endpapers. Dust jacket price clipped, some tears and chipping (now in protective sleeve). A Very Good copy in Good dust jacket. (Book ref. 16074) £25.00
Cache Lake Country: Life in the Canadian North Woods
London: Adam & Charles Black, 1962. Illustrated by Henry B. Kane. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall The book was first published in 1948 and our copy is a beautiful example from the second reprint. Crisp and bright, except for a hint of foxing on both free endpapers, with no inscriptions or markings of any sort. The undamaged binding is in green cloth with gilt decoration on the upper board and lettering and decoration on the spine. The dustjacket is complete (priced 21s) and unfaded. The jacket has slight edge-wear around the spine, mostly at the top. Protective sleeve included. (Book ref. 007468) £100.00
Practical Trapping. A description of the methods in vogue for the destruction of vermin (revised and enlarged by Dugald Macintyre)
Bazaar Exchange & Mart n.d.? 1950s G book paperback illus ISBN: (Book ref. 53215) £14.00
Animal Traps and Trapping
David & Charles, Newton Abbot repr 1977 VG book G dj hardback illus ISBN: 0715353403 (Book ref. 53204) £11.00
Ferreting and Trapping for Amateur Gamekeepers
London. Spur/Saiga Publications. 1979. Second edition. Hardback. Book is in Fine condition, dust jacket is near Fine (price clipped). Illustrated in black and white with photographs by Lance Smith and drawings by Pat Lakin. Jacket supplied in new removable clear cover. (Book ref. 19975) £15.00
The Complete Book of GAME CONSERVATION
Barrie & Jenkins, 1980. Second Edition, reprinted. A very good copy complete with (unclipped) dustwrapper. Illustrated. Inscribed by a previous owner. 381pp. (Book ref. 2465) £18.00
ANIMAL TRAPS AND TRAPPING
DAVID & CHARLES PLC Published by David & Charles PLC in 1971. Hardback with Dust jacket.. Number of pages: 288. Condition: Good. Used book but in Good Condition for sensible price. Ex-library book (usual stamps and marks). Illustrated. With photographs. Dust Jacket with edge wear. Shipped from UK. Delivery is usually 2 - 3 working days from order by Royal Mail, International Delivery is by Airmail. (Book ref. 8674339) £6.48
"Davydov's Soliton Revisited: Self-Trapping of Vibrational Energy in Protein (NATO Science Series B: Physics)"
"Springer 1991" "Hardcover,ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in good all round condition. Ships within 24 hours. pp., 1200grams, ISBN:0306437341" (Book ref. 1342886) £80.00