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  • Seale, Alvin

    Published by California Academy of Sciences, No City, 1936

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    Illustrated Wrappers. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 6, pp. 85-86. August 12, 1936. "On December 3, 1934, the Steinhart Aquarium of the California Academy of Sciences received a shipment of live fishes from Suva, Fiji Islands. Included among these were two small blennies belonging to the genus Petroscirtes Ruppell". The author provides a description of this newly identified fish.

    Seller Inventory # 4302

  • Pearson, Nathan E.

    Published by California Academy of Sciences, No City, 1937

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    Illustrated Wrappers. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 7, pp. 87-98, pls. 12-13, 1 text fig. April 26, 1937. Some unopened pages. Page sides and bottoms are uncut. "From July to September 1923 the writer made a trip across the Western Andes of northern Peru from Pacasmayo to the Rio Maranon to collect fishes". Specimens collected included the families of: Characinae; Gymnotidae; Pimelodidae; etc. New species collected include: Chasmocranus quadrizonatus Pearson; Astroblepus supramollis Pearson; etc.

    Seller Inventory # 4303

  • Pearson, Nathan E.

    Published by California Academy of Sciences, No City, 1937

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    Illustrated Wrappers. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 8, pp. 99-114. May 28, 1937. Some unopened pages. Page sides and bottoms are uncut. "The resemblance of the freshwater fish fauna of the La Plata to that of the Amazon basin has been known since the earliest collections were made in those regions". The author writes about the Physical and Geological Features; Origin of the Fishes of the Paraguay; etc. In Summary, he writes: "The origin of the Paraguayan freshwater fish fauna can be explained by migration". He also provides a chart of the fishes of Beni-Mamore and Paraguay Basins.

    Seller Inventory # 4304

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    No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Near Fine (Near Fi. Original black and white photo postcard. No date, circa 1930s-1940s. 5 1/2" x 3 1/2." Title printed at the bottom of the image. Imprint of "WA" is printed in the lower-right corner of the image. Postcard is unused. Postcard is very virtually pristine and intact. A Near Fine copy. This postcard shows the carcasses of several bucks loaded on the back of a truck after a hunt. The Sawtooth Mountains, or the Sawtooth Range, are part of the Rocky Mountains and are located in central Idaho.

    Seller Inventory # 022357

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    No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Original black-and-white photo postcard. No date, circa 1907-1917. 5 1/2" x 3 1/2." The style of "Velox" stamp box on back was used from 1907-1917. Postcard is unused. Postcard is very clean and intact except for slight surface wear on front and back and slight corner and edge wear. A Very Good copy. This postcard shows people who are holding poles or lines, perhaps for fishing, along a lake, pond, or river.

    Seller Inventory # 022823

  • Published by Mexico

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    No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Near Fine (Near Fi. Text is in Spanish. Original black-and-white photo postcard. No date, circa 1941. 5 1/2" x 3 1/2." Title printed at the bottom of the image. The style of "EKC" (Eastman Kodak Company) stamp box with "Sello" within the box is known to have been used in 1941. "Tarjeta Postal" printed on back. Postcard is unused. Postcard is very clean and intact except for slight corner and edge wear. A Near Fine copy. This postcard shows fishermen in boats on Lake Patzcuaro in Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Mexico. The fisherman in the foreground uses the region's iconic "butterfly" fishing net. In the background is the lake's main island, Isla de Janitzio. Janitzio's famous statue of Jose Maria Morelos is visible at the top. The Lake Patzcuaro basin encompasses a vast and diverse ecosystem that includes a number of different animal species. The basin's numerous wetlands support local and migrating species. Unfortunately, since the latter part of the twentieth century, the Patzcuaro basin has been beset by several issues including poverty of its residents and pollution of the watershed.

    Seller Inventory # 022940

  • No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Original trade card with a color illustration of cow in a field. No date, circa 1891-1911. 5 1/4" x 3 1/4." Trade card is very clean and intact overall except for age toning, faint smudges, and a few slight wrinkles. A Very Good copy. Trade card for W. S. Brown, a store specializing in sporting and athletic goods. W. S. Brown was based in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania (between 1891 and 1911, Pittsburgh was spelled without an "h" at the end). Trade cards were antique business cards that first became popular during the late seventeenth century in Paris and Lyon, France and London, England. Trade cards were often given by business owners and proprietors to patrons and customers as a way to promote their businesses. Prior to the use of street addresses, trade cards had maps so clients could locate the associated business. Many of these cards also incorporated elaborate designs, illustrations, and other decorative features. Trade cards became popular in the United States during the nineteenth century in the period after the Civil War. The late nineteenth century also saw the advent of trade card collecting as a hobby. While they are no longer in use, trade cards influenced the formation of trading cards and were the predecessors of modern-day business cards.

    Seller Inventory # 023264

  • No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Original trade card with a black-and-white illustration of man holding an umbrella over a lady. No date, circa 1880s-1890s. 1 3/4" x 2 3/4." The address would have proceeded to include location details and the city of Kansas City, Missouri but text has been cut off, which may have been from the original cut of the card. Trade card is very clean and intact except for age toning, slight corner and edge wear, and a few small marks on front and back. A Very Good copy. Trade card for Mrs. D. N. Taffe's, a millinery shop in Kansas City, Missouri. Trade cards are antique business cards that first became popular during the late seventeenth century in Paris and Lyon, France and London, England. Trade cards were often given by business owners and proprietors to patrons and customers as a way to promote their businesses. Prior to the use of street addresses, trade cards had maps so clients could locate the associated business. Many of these cards also incorporated elaborate designs, illustrations, and other decorative features. Trade cards became popular in the United States during the nineteenth century in the period after the Civil War. The late nineteenth century also saw the advent of trade card collecting as a hobby. While they are no longer in use, trade cards influenced the formation of trading cards and were the predecessors of modern-day business cards.

    Seller Inventory # 023431

  • No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Original trade card with a color illustration of two cartoon boys who are out hunting birds. Done in a caricatured style, one of the boys points an oversized gun at a bird. The caption reads, "Opening of the Fall Shooting Season." No date, circa 1880s-1890s. 4" x 2 1/2." A name written in pencil on back. Trade card is clean and intact overall except for some wrinkling and age toning. A Very Good copy. Trade card for Henry Borgstede & Co., a shoe store, with amendments from the store's successor, J. Gabel. Bracketed words in the title indicate changes made to the text to reflect new store ownership. Stamp of J. Gabel on back. The new store number, "543," has been written in purple colored pencil with "528" crossed out. Trade cards are antique business cards that first became popular during the late seventeenth century in Paris and Lyon, France and London, England. Trade cards were often given by business owners and proprietors to patrons and customers as a way to promote their businesses. Prior to the use of street addresses, trade cards had maps so clients could locate the associated business. Many of these cards also incorporated elaborate designs, illustrations, and other decorative features. Trade cards became popular in the United States during the nineteenth century in the period after the Civil War. The late nineteenth century also saw the advent of trade card collecting as a hobby. While they are no longer in use, trade cards influenced the formation of trading cards and were the predecessors of modern-day business cards.

    Seller Inventory # 023430

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    No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Original trade card with a black-and-white illustration of mackerel in a fishing net and many seafaring sailboats or ships in the background. No date, circa 1875-1884. 5" x 3." Printer/publisher is the Forbes Company. Its locations are listed as Boston and New York. Trade card is very clean and intact except for light age toning to front and back and a few small marks limited to the back. A Very Good copy. Trade card promoting "Deep Sea" Mess Mackerel as made by H. K. & F. B. Thurber & Company, a food manufacturing and wholesale grocery business. Brothers Horace Kingsley Thurber (1828-1899) and Francie Beattie Thurber (1842-1907) founded their company in 1875. The company's canning operations were based in Moorestown, New Jersey. The Thurbers' business eventually became one of the most prominent wholesale grocers in the United States at the time. The company remained open until about 1884, which is the year when Horace retired. Text on back promotes H. K. & F. B. Thurber & Co.'s brand of mackerel, "Deep Sea" Mess Mackerel, by reassuring prospective buyers that their fish is carefully inspected and high-quality. The text on back reads, "Ask Your Grocer for 'Deep Sea' Mess Mackerel; Fat, Juicy, Fine Flavored. The most careful selection of fat, juicy, fine-flavored fish from the off-shore catch is made for the Deep Sea brand of mackerel, and we guarantee honest weight of fish in every package. They are put up at Gloucester, fresh from the fishing vessels, under the inspection of the official inspector of the state of Massachusetts, expressly for us; and we commend them to all who wish good quality & honest quantity, [facsimile signature of 'H. K. & F. B. Thurber & Co.']." Trade cards are antique business cards that first became popular during the late seventeenth century in Paris and Lyon, France and London, England. Trade cards were often given by business owners and proprietors to patrons and customers as a way to promote their businesses. Prior to the use of street addresses, trade cards had maps so clients could locate the associated business. Many of these cards also incorporated elaborate designs, illustrations, and other decorative features. Trade cards became popular in the United States during the nineteenth century in the period after the Civil War. The late nineteenth century also saw the advent of trade card collecting as a hobby. While they are no longer in use, trade cards influenced the formation of trading cards and were the predecessors of modern-day business cards.

    Seller Inventory # 023546

  • None

    Published by Underwood & Underwood, Publishers, New York, New York, 1902

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    No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Fine. Unnumbered stereograph on gray board (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with title on the lower left bottom, title in six languages on the backside. Image of a full 'catch' of live salmon in a net tied to piers. From the days when unrestricted commercial fishing was allowed within Puget Sound. Fine clean copy.

    Seller Inventory # 11713

  • Anonymous

    Published by Keystone View Company

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    No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. 3 1/4 by 7 inches. Numbered 72-29215 by the publisher. Shows a black and white photo of a man bent over, releasing fish from a net, with a bucket beside him. Circa 1915. Two columns of text on back. Letter "B" written on back.

    Seller Inventory # 7663

  • None

    Published by Keystone View Company, Meadville, PA, 1899

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    No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Good. # 9451. Stereograph on orange board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with printed commentary on the backside. View of four hunters with the moose they have just shot in Maine, 1898. Some wear to the edges, else a clean image.

    Seller Inventory # 9107

  • None

    Published by Keystone View Company, Meadville, PA, 1898

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    No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. # 9315. Stereograph on tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with printed commentary on the backside. View of a hunter with his sights on a large buck in the distance. Nice clean copy.

    Seller Inventory # 9108

  • Anonymous

    Published by American Stereoscopic Company, Chicago, Ill.

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    No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Good. Unnumbered stereograph on light tan board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) in plastic slipcase. View of two hunters in the morning with dogs looking for quail. Some slight soiling to the card.

    Seller Inventory # 9123

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    No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. # V26195. Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 imnch) with commentary on the backside about the destruction of the forests along the Appalachian Range and the efforts of the U.S. government to create a national park. Interior view of the forest with various types of trees. Some slight damage to the left side edge, else clean.

    Seller Inventory # 9501

  • Anonymous

    Published by Keystone View Company, Meadville, PA

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    No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Fine. # 20221 (13). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the process of drying codfish in preparation for the market and the city-port of Gloucester. View of a worker tending the drying fish, head and entrails removed, on long tables under the sun alongside the harbor of Gloucester. Clean copy.

    Seller Inventory # 9551

  • Surtees, Robert Smith

    Published by Hodder & Stoughton, London, England

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    Soft cover. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. circa.1890s. [10] pages; illustrations, one color frontis; paper wrapper (3 1/4 x 6 1/8 inch) with color illustration pasted on the cover. silk string tied binding. With gift slip 'With Hearty Greetings and all Good Wishes, from - ' not signed. Humorous account of fox hunting in England by a very fat man, the sporting cockney grocer known as Jorrocks, well liked for his vulgarity and good natured artfulness. Seems to be taken from Robert Surtees writings.

    Seller Inventory # 12016

  • Anonymous

    Published by Doublday, Page & Co., Garden City, New York, 1926

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    Soft cover. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. 14 pages; illustrations; gray paper wrapper (3 1/2 x 6 inch). Stamped discarded. Biography of Enos Mills and his role in creating Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. From his building a cabin at sixteen to building Long's Peak Inn in the Park. Very good clean copy.

    Seller Inventory # 14130

  • Various

    Published by Popular Publications, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, 1947

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    Soft cover. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. 146 pages; drawings; color illustrated cover (7 x 9 1/4 inch). Contents include: 'Xipe the Skinless' by Gordon MacCreach; '-And to Hell With the Pilots' by Andrew A. Caffrey; 'Full Throttle' by Coleman Meyer; 'Salt Water Daffy' by Albert R. Wetjen; 'The Old Man Finally Died' by Harold E. Stoakes; 'Charley Hoe Handle and the Spirit Wolf' by Jim Kjelgaard; among others. Very good clean copy.

    Seller Inventory # 14745

  • The Derrydale Press

    Published by The Derrydale Press?

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    No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Fine. Original book list and blank order form printed on beige paper in black ink. No date, circa 1927-1930s. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4." Two pages, complete. One leaf printed on both sides. Paper is very clean and intact overall. Slight wrinkling at the top edge and lower-left corner. A Fine copy. The following books are listed (among other books available from the Derrydale Press): A Book of Trout Flies, The Sporting Works of David Gray, American Big Game Fishing, Upland Game Bird Shooting, Fishing a Trout Stream, Life and Sport in Aiken, Riding, New Lines for Flyfishers, The English Springer Spaniel in America, and A. B. Frost--The American Sportsman's Artist. The Derrydale Press was an American publishing company that was founded in 1927. It specialized in publishing outdoor and sporting books. The Derrydale Press operated until 1942 and its archives are currently housed at Princeton University.

    Seller Inventory # 021645

  • Holden, George Parker

    Published by Stewart and Kidd Company, Cincinnati, OH, 1920

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    Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Original publisher's green cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine and small gilt decoration on the front cover. 4 3/4" x 7." 264 pages, complete. Nineteen plates in black and white and color "And numerous additional cuts illustrated of the technical cuts" [and] "Decorative initials by Louis Rhead," complete. In the back are blank Memoranda Pages for taking notes. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Minuscule edge and corner wear. Slight wear to the head of the spine. A Fine copy. Contents: "Dedication," "Preface," "Selection, Care, and Rigging of the Rod," "The Art of Casting," "Trout Habits; Lures and their Use, Including Some Stream Entomology," "Trout Habits; Lures and their Use (Concluded)," "The Angler's Flies and How to Tie Them," "The Angler's Flies, Etc. (Concluded), "Description of Trout-Fly Patterns," "Appendix: Index and Classification According to Body Color of Described Artificial Flies," and "Memoranda Pages.".

    Seller Inventory # 022255

  • Frazer, Perry D.

    Published by The Macmillan Company, New York, 1922

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    Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Later Printing. Later printing. Original publisher's green cloth binding. Front cover has dark green illustrations showing birds, fish, and trees. 4 3/4" x 7 1/4." 220 pages, complete. Twelve black and white illustrations, complete. Pages and covers are clean and intact overall. Pages are age-toned. Covers have slight edge wear and a smudge at the bottom of the front cover. Back cover has slight rubbing toward the bottom. A Very Good copy. Contents: "A Review of Fishing Rod History," "Fishing Rod Material," "Mounting and Finishing Materials," "Tools Needed in Rodmaking," "Types of Bait-Casting Rods," "One-Piece Bait-Basting Rods," "One-Piece Bait-Casting Rods with Separate Handgrasps," "Two-Piece Bait-Casting Rods," "Three-Piece Bait-Casting Rods," "Salt-Water Rods," "Bass and Trout Bly-Rods," "Salmon Fly-Rods," "On the History of the Split Bamboo Rod," "Split Bamboo Rodmaking for the Beginner," "Split Bamboo Rodmaking for the Advanced Workers," "Winding Rods," and "Varnishing Rods.".

    Seller Inventory # 022271

  • Anonymous

    Published by Keystone View Company, Meadville, Pa.

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    No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Circa 1900. Photograph shows fishermen looking at salmon caught in their nets. Horses in the background are hitched to the nets. The back of the photograph provides information about salmon and the spawning process. Photograph is numbered 226 -- (13624).

    Seller Inventory # 3618

  • Van Dyke, Henry

    Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, New York, 1907

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    Hardcover. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. First Edition. Margaret Armstrong binding. 322 pages; illustrations; blue cloth binding with illustration on the cover. American short fiction, many with fishing as a subject. Very good clean copy.

    Seller Inventory # 13778

  • Anonymous

    Published by Keystone View Company

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    No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Fine. 3 1/4 x 7 inches. Numbered 244-11548 by the publisher. Shows six Alaskan Indians standing in front of fish drying on pole racks. Circa 1915. Two columns of text on back discussing methods of Alaska fishing, the Yukon River and worldwide salmon distribution.

    Seller Inventory # 8167

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    No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Fine. 3 1/4 x 7 inches. Numbered 227-13625 by the publisher. Shows Chinese men standing at a table working on the salmon. Circa 1915. Two volumes of text on the back discusses how the salmon are caught, the Columbia River, the Chinese men who do the work and worldwide salmon consumption.

    Seller Inventory # 8169

  • Prime, W.C.

    Published by Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, New York, 1895

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    Hardcover. Condition: Collectible-Fine. First Edition. FIRST EDITION. 209 pages; light green cloth binding (4 3/4 x 7 inch) with gilt lettering on the spine and cover along with indented pattern. Some wear to the top and bottom of the spine, former owners inscription in ink on front flyleaf "Aunt Em with love from Frank." An easy going series of essays on the natural world of New England and the author's adventures while traveling. Fine clean copy.

    Seller Inventory # 11814

  • Lanier, Henry Wysham

    Published by The Derrydale Press, Lyon, Mississippi, 1990

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    Hardcover. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. 2,500 copies printed. Reprint of the 1933 edition. xvi, 145 pages; illustrations, facsimiles; grey cloth binding with gilt lettering. Gilt edging to the pages. Very good clean copy.

    Seller Inventory # 13355

  • Burroughs, John

    Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Mass, 1921

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    Hardcover. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. First Edition. viii, 223 pages; portrait; index; green cloth binding with gilt lettering with remnants of the dust jacket under mylar (missing chips, soiled), lacking the bottom third of the back cover. John Burroughs (1837-1921) was an American naturalist and essayist important in the US conservation movement and a noted practitioner of the 'nature essay'. Blanck - Bibliography of American Literature #2207. Very good copy in poor dust jacket.

    Seller Inventory # 14443