Lot 136 of 435:
8 signed and limited hunting titles from Amwell Press  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$270
Estimate:
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Title:
Eight signed and limited hunting titles from Amwell Press
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Place:
Clinton, New Jersey
Publisher:
Amwell Press
Date:
Various dates
Description:

8 volumes. Illustrated. (8vo), gilt decorated leather, publisher's slipcases. Each volume No. 958 of 1000 copies.

Each volume signed at the limitation page by the author, illustrator (if applicable), and Jim Rikhoff, President of the National Sporting Fraternity. A selection of  handsomely bound editions featuring some of the best writers and illustrators of the genre. 

Includes:

  • Dickey, Charley. Opening Shots and Parting Lines. Winchester Press with Amwell binding. 1983.
  • Evans, George Bird. An Affair with Grouse. Privately Printed for The National Sporting Fraternity Limited, with Amwell binding. 1982.
  • Henderson, David. Covey Rises and Other Pleasures. 1983.
  • Howard, John E., editor. Strayed Shots and Frayed Lines: Being Classics of American Sporting Humor. 1982.
  • Lamb, Dana. The Fishing's Only Part of It. 1982.
  • Underwood, Lamar, editor. The Duck Hunter's Book. Drawings and color frontispiece by Tom Hennessey. 1982. 
  • Vance, Joel M. Confessions of an Outdoor Maladroit. Original art by Anthony Hillman. 1983.
  • Waterman, Charles F. Ridge Runners and Swamp Rats. 1983.
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Occasional bit of light wear to slipcases; all volumes fine.
 
Item number:
290814
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