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Upland Game Birds. The American Sportsman's Library. Edited by Caspar Whitney
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1904. Reprint. Illustrated by L.A. Fuertes, A. B. Frost, J.O. Nugent and C.L. Bull. 1 vols. Thick 8vo. Green cloth gilt, t.e.g. Spine ends worn, dampstaining along bottom edge, hinges cracked (front repaired with tape). Good. Reprint. Illustrated by L.A. Fuertes, A. B. Frost, J.O. Nugent and C.L. Bull. 1 vols. Thick 8vo. Schaldach the Prize Student. WITH THIS WONDERFUL INSCRIPTION: "Awarded to Wm. J. Schaldach for excellence of biological exhibit at the Central High School, June 1914, Jesse B. Davis, Prin." Schaldach (1896-1982) was 18 and a high school student in Grand Rapids, Michigan, when this copy was inscribed. "His interests were fishing, hunting and art". Ordeman notes this "well-worn copy" in his monograph, and further observes: "Some of Mr. Schaldach's writings, in Coverts and Casts and Paths to Enlightenment in particular suggest an influence of Upland Game Birds upon the author." A choice association item marking the start of a great career. Phillips p. 330; Ordeman, William J. Schaldach, pp. 15-16, describing this copy
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