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Image for Commission of Conservation, Canada; Report of the Fifth Annual Meeting, Jan. 20-21, 1914

Commission of Conservation, Canada; Report of the Fifth Annual Meeting, Jan. 20-21, 1914

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Bryant Press, Limited: 1914

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005577


Dark green cloth on boards. Gold titles. Covers grubby, interior clean. Hinges cracked. Forestry work in the Trent Watershed and B.C., Bore-hole records and capping of gas wells, Migratory birds, Fur farming, Karakul sheep, Toronto Housing Company, Laws for sanitary plumbing, Infant mortality, Leasing oyster beds, Forest reserve in Lake of the Woods, Wheat shipments, First aid, and many other topics. 287 pp. View more info

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The Trapper's Guide and The Life of the Hunting Scout

By: Alain, Lorenzo

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Quebec, P.Q., The Author: 1945

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 011958


Beige softcover. Previous owner's name. Minor tears to head and foot of spine, glued to prevent separation. 376 pp. packed with tips on trapping, hunting, and log-handling. Illustrated by several photos. View more info

Image for Virgin Water; Thirty-five Years in Quest of the Squaretail Trout

Virgin Water; Thirty-five Years in Quest of the Squaretail Trout

By: Brewer, Leighton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1941

Seller ID: 010844


Beige cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Cover hand-soiled. Square and well-bound. Quebec. Adirondacks. 223 pp. View more info

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Death in the Silent Places

By: Capstick, Peter Hathaway

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., St. Martin's Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 006399


Original black paper boards. Colour photo DJ unclipped, but top back corner tip missing. Reviews of another of this author's titles testify to his "flair for describing the hunt...in gruesome, realistic terms." - DJ. Photos of huge tiger and lions as well as others. 258 pp. View more info

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They Called Him Wildcat; The Life and Legend of V. E. "Wildcat" Lynch

By: Cronk, Oscar E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oscar E. Cronk:

Seller ID: 011038


White softcover showing man with wildcat over shoulders. "Wildcat" Lynch was born in Missouri, but came to Northern Maine after a hitch in the army. 137 pp. View more info

Image for Fur, Feathers and Steel; Of Feathers, Hackles, Fishhooks and Other Materials Used in Tying Trout Flies

Fur, Feathers and Steel; Of Feathers, Hackles, Fishhooks and Other Materials Used in Tying Trout Flies

By: Cross, Reuben R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Dodd, Mead & Company: 1946

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 007106


Original grey cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. First free endpaper missing. Feathers, Hackle, Hair, Fur, Fishhooks, A Trick or Two, Types of Flies, Popular Flies, Favorite Patterns, Miscellaneous Hits and Misses. 78 pp. View more info

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River Guides of the Miramichi

By: Curtis, Wayne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Goose Lane Editions: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012017


Gift note the only mark in the book. No damage. Having been born there and having 40 years' experience pretty well qualifies the author, who has written three other books about the river. 186 pp. View more info

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Fishing the Miramichi

By: Curtis, Wayne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., New Ireland Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012018


Gift note the only mark in the book. The Miramichi attracts them all - Harvey Kirck and Ted Williams, among others. 134 pp. View more info

Image for Traplines and Trails; A Book of Master Trapping Methods

Traplines and Trails; A Book of Master Trapping Methods

By: Dailey, E.J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Outdoorsman Publishing Co., Inc.: 1945

Edition: Revised Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 009599


Grey cloth illustrated in blue on boards. No writing or damage to book. DJ has surface loss as shown in photo as well as oil stain to lower rear corner. 21 chapters cover every angle of trapping everything from muskrats to bears. 179 pp. View more info

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Secret Life of a Forest; A Photographic Essay

By: Dalton, Stephen / Bailey, Jill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Topsfield, MA, Salem House: 1986

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006435


Original brown cloth on boards. Leaf pattern endpapers. No marks or damage. Views arranged by the seasons, all in colour. 160 pp., including index. View more info

Image for In the Land of the Moose, the Bear, and the Beaver

In the Land of the Moose, the Bear, and the Beaver

By: Daunt, Achilles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 009670


Light green cloth on boards, showing swastikas on spine and front. All four colour plates present. The grammar is in two distinct forms. When addressing the reader, the author adopts a stilted authoritarian tone. However, when one of the three main characters, Old Jake, lets loose about something it is pure backwoods dialect, especially when he describes coming into contact with a ba'r, which he eventually stabbed to death while seated on its back ! This book conta... View more info

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Wild Flowers of Canada

By: Davies, Adrian

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bramley Books: 1989

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011296


Blue cloth on boards. This large, elegant book will add light and colour to the home library or coffee table. Four full pages of introductory text followed by 156 pages of huge colour photographs demand attention while making Canada's wild flowers come to life. Very large, heavy book will need additional postage. View more info

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Gone Huntin'

By: Elliott, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, The Stackpole Company: 1954

Edition: 30 Year Commemorative Edition

Seller ID: 010164


Beige cloth backed in brown cloth on boards. No marks or damage. Typical accounts as found in various outdoor magazines of the 50's. 270 pp. View more info

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A Romany in the Fields

By: Evens, G. Bramwell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Epworth Press: 1936

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 006340


Original green cloth on boards. Gift note. The Rev. George Bramwell Evens (1884-1943) was a Methodist minister in England who delighted audiences for years with his books and lectures. His adopted nickname, "Romany" means "gipsy" of which his mother had been one. This is his first book, which came out in 1929 and underwent numerous repetitions even while he issued several other titles. There is a Romany Society, and the books are quite collectible. ... View more info

Eastward Ho ! Or Adventures at Rangeley Lakes, Containing the Amusing Experience and Startling Incidents Connected with a Trip of a Party of Boston Boys to the Wilds of Maine

By: Farrar, Capt. Charles A. J.

Price: $360.00

Publisher: Boston, Lee & Shepard: 1893

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005002


Original pictorial tan cloth lettered and decorated in black on boards. Lake and Forest Series. Author was known as an author and publisher of several books on northern Maine. "A story founded on fact." - title page. Hinges cracked. Map of the Richardson Lakes after p. 122 is nearly separated by a gutter tear (not repaired). No writing except previous owner's name. Nine South-End boys from 15 to 18 are planning a two-months' trip. Their first goal is to p... View more info

Image for Nature; Earth, Plants, Animals (Modern Illustrated Library)

Nature; Earth, Plants, Animals (Modern Illustrated Library)

By: Fisher, James , et al (Eds.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Responsive Environments Corp.: 1966

Edition: New (Revised) Edition

Seller ID: 002824


Original pictorial cloth on boards. Library Edition, Lamplight Publishing on spine. Minor hand soil. No names, marks or damage. A wonderful, big book full of colourful illustrations and descriptive text. 359 pp. with index. Please inquire for postage before ordering. View more info

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Portraits of the Rainforest

By: Forsyth, Adrian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Camden East, Ontario, Camden House: 1990

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006436


Original black cloth on boards. Not just a photo essay, but a collection of colour photos from the Amazon cleverly nicknamed and fully described in text. 156 pp. View more info

Image for The Cruise of the "Fisherman" ; Adventures in Southern Seas

The Cruise of the "Fisherman" ; Adventures in Southern Seas

By: Grey, Romer

Price: $200.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Brothers: 1929

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 004340


Original red cloth lettered in yellow on boards. An authentic tale of deep-sea fishing from a 3-masted schooner from Nova Scotia, as told by a California boy. Many photos of big fish, including the author's 77 pound world record Rock Bass. Starting at Panama, they sail to the Cocos, Galapagos, Perlas Islands, and up the Pacific coast of Mexico to Los Angeles. Pranks, fights, and fishing entertainingly described. You'll think you are there ! In this, his first book,... View more info

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You're On the Miramichi

By: Griffin, William T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Brunswick Press: 1982

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 011939


Softcover. Previous owner's name. Rod and gun sports on one of Canada's most popular rivers. 85 pp. plus biblio. View more info

Image for Plants of the Niagara Parks System of Ontario

Plants of the Niagara Parks System of Ontario

By: Hamilton, George H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1943

Seller ID: 004317


Original brown cloth on boards. Many photos, some in colour, of plants. The author was at time of publication the Botanist for the Niagara Parks Commission. The only fault is an ink name stamp of a previous owner, Dr. E.J. Cram, Lancaster, N.B. 233 pp. View more info