Fishing, Hunting & Shooting


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799 Fishing, hunting, shooting

The American Shotgun

Outing 1910
Askins, Charles Go to Book
DDC: 799

“A thorough consideration of modern shotguns, their working parts, improvements and variations, and also of their use. Contains admirable chapters on the psychology of shooting and on field etiquette.”
– – A.L.A.Catalog 1904 – 1911


Fishing Kits and Equipment

Outing 1910
Camp, Samuel Granger Go to Book
DDC: 799

“Systematic handbook picturing and describing the outfit of a fresh-water angler. Devotes most space to fly-fishing equipment, but also discusses tackle for catching lake-trout, bass, muskellunge, etc.”
– – A.L.A.Catalog 1904 – 1911

Recreations of a Sportsman on the Pacific Coast

Putnam 1910
Holder, Charles FrederickGo to Book
DDC: 799

“Dramatic account of fishing adventures in the streams of the Cascades and high Sierras and in the deep seas of the Pacific, by a veteran sportsman and thorough scientist.”
– – A.L.A.Catalog 1904 – 1911

In Africa; Hunting Adventures in the Big Game Country

Bobbs-Merrill 1910
McCutcheon, John T. Go to Book
DDC: 799


Roosevelt in Africa

1909
Seymour, FrederickGo to Book
DDC: 799

title continued: “… Graphic account of the world’s most renowned hunter in the wilds of Africa. His unerring aim and wonderful ability as a hunter. Encounters with lions, tigers, elephants and other wild beasts of the jungle


African Game Trails

Scribner 1910
Roosevelt, Theodore, U.S. President Go to Book
DDC: 799

“This enthusiastic account is a panorama of the hunting experiences of Mr. Roosevelt and his son Kermit in their famous expedition to equip the Smithsonian museum with specimens of African mammals. They are told in the spirit of the lover of wild nature and the keen hunter of big game. Most of the articles appeared first in Scribner’s Magazine in 1909-10. The volume is enriched by several excellent photogravures from drawings by P. R. Goodwin.”
— A.L.A. Catalog 1926

Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter

Scribner 1905
Roosevelt, Theodore Go to Book
DDC: 799

“Personal adventures in the West, including trips of 1905, with observations on animal characteristics and methods of hunting.”
– – A.L.A.Catalog 1904 – 1911

The Big Game of Africa

Appleton 1910
Tjader, RichardGo to Book
DDC: 799

“Fascinating account, by a well-informed English hunter, of three big game expeditions in British East Africa. Of more than ordinary value to naturalists. Excellent reproductions of author’s photographs.”
– – A.L.A.Catalog 1904 – 1911

Saddle and Camp in the Rockies

Outing 1911
Wallace, DillonGo to Book
DDC: 799

“Enthusiastic account of a trip made early in 1010 from Arizona to Montana through the big game country, for the purpose of observing the big game preserves and the conditions of game in general.”
– – A.L.A.Catalog 1904 – 1911

The Compleat Angler

Dodd 1904
Walton, Izaak Go to Book
DDC: 799

“Not only is he the sacer vates of a considerable sect in the religion of recreation, but multitudes who have never put a worm on a hook—even on a fly-hook—have been caught and securely held by his gentle craft and his leisure transcript of his own simple, peaceable, lovable and amusing character. The Compleat Angler was published in 1653, but Walton continued to add to its completeness in his leisurely way for a quarter of a century.”
— A.L.A. Catalog 1926


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