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Records of North American Big Game...A Book of the Boone and Crockett Club

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Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000
Price realised:  US$1,080
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Title: Records of North American Big Game...A Book of the Boone and Crockett Club Author: Gray, Prentiss N., editor Place: New York Publisher: Derrydale Press Date: 1932 Description: Illustrated from photographs of animals on the hoof, and stuffed trophies. (4to) 28x21 cm. (11x8½"), original gilt-lettered tan cloth. One of 500 copies printed by Eugene V. Connett at the Derrydale Press. First Edition. The first complete compilation of the twentieth century North American big game records, including tales of the largest record heads of each species, giving authenticated measurements, dates and localities, present owners, etc. Published under the auspices of the National Collection of Heads and Horns, New York Zoological Society, a book of the Boone and Crockett Club. Siegel calls for an errata slip following the title page, it is not present here. Siegel 63. Lot Amendments Condition: Light wear to cloth, bookplate; very good. Item number: 218982

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 437: Rare Books & Manuscripts: A Private San Francisco Library with Important Angling & Sporting Books
Date of the auction: 16 Sep 2010
Address: PBA Galleries
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