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Ten (10) limited edition sporting and game books, hardcover octavos with gilt lettering and detailing to covers. 1st-8th items: Eight (8) books published by The Derrydale Press, New York, including one (1) signed first edition FALLING LEAVES: TALES FROM A GUN ROOM by Philip Babcock, illustrated by Aiden L. Ripley, No. 42 of 950 copies, pubished 1937 with written dedication in blue ink to cover page “To C Russell MacGregor with the best wishes of the author” above signature and date “May 1937”; one (1) copy of UPLAND GAME BIRD SHOOTING IN AMERICA ed. Eugene V. Connett, an unnumbered edition of 850 copies, published 1930; one (1) DE SHOOTINEST GENT’MAN AND OTHER TALES by Nash Buckingham, No. 1 of 2500 copies, published 1992 having gilt edges and marbled endpapers and pastedowns; one (1) copy of MARK RIGHT! TALES OF SHOOTING & FISHING by Nash Buckingham, No. 1 of 2500 copies, published in 1989 with facsimile dedication to title page “From Nash Buckingham with best wishes”; one (1) copy of BLOOD LINES TALES OF SHOOTING & FISHING by Nash Buckingham, No. 1 of 2500 copies, published 1989; one (1) first edition copy of GUNNERMAN by Horatio Bigelow, No. 581 of 950 copies, published 1939; one (1) copy of GUNNERMAN by Bigelow, No. 1 of 2500 copies, published 1989; and one (1) STRAY SHOTS by Roland Clark with original drypoints by the author, No. 1 of 2500 copies, published 1993 having gilt edges and marbled endpapers and pastedowns. 9th-10th items: Two (2) books by Nash Buckingham published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1986, including one (1) copy of GAME BAG, illustrated by H.P.A.M. Hoecker, No. 1392 of 5000 copies; and one (1) copy of TATTERED COAT, illustrated by Arthur Fuller, No. 3041 of 5000 copies.
CONDITION: All items with light shelf wear and minute surface grime to covers. FALLING LEAVES with minor toning/acid burns to edges of pages and pastedowns; minor wear to spine and fading of cover gilt accents. UPLAND GAME BIRD SHOOTING with scattered foxing and acid burns to pages, and minor losses to spine. 1939 edition of GUNNERMAN with minor acid burns to center top and center bottom of both inner covers, cover page, and end page.