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Sports and Games in the Open
Harper & Brothers, New Ýork and London, 1899, - FROST, A. B. Sports and Games in the Open. Pictured by A.B. Frost. New Ýork and London : Harper & Brothers, 1899. Pp (1),1-6,(4 pp),(53) leaves, printed one side only. Folio [11.5 by 16.5 inches], loose leaves in an illustrated green cloth portfolio, lettered in black. Phillips, A Bibliography of American Sporting Books, p. 130. Professionally restored, some fading, else complete and very good. 5,000.00 Contents : Title Page; Arthur Burdett Frost (by Frank R. Stockton, 6 leaves); [List of] Illustrations; Plates (53 leaves plus printed tissue guards): Portrait of A.B. Frost; Prairie-Chicken Shooting; A Prize; "What Will You Take for Them?"; Calling Wild Turkeys; Snipe-Shooting; Snipe-Shooting - a Tight Cartridge; Quail-Shooting; Quail-Shooting - Four Barrels and Four Birds; "I Missed Mine to the Left" / Ruffed Grouse Shooting - a Shot in the Open; Ruffed Grouse Shooting - a Clean Miss and His Eye Wiped; Ruffed Grouse Shooting - an Open Shot; "Shoot! Shoot, Man!Why Don't You Shoot?"; In Cornfield Stubble / A Snap-Shot at Ruffed Grouse; "Steady, Now Steady!"; July Woodcock Shooting; "Oh, Horrors!"; The Tourists; Well Bunched; Somebody Blundered; What Happened; The Right of Way; The End of the Coast; At the First Tee; The Drive; The Lost Ball; "I've Played Thirteen"; Fishing for Striped Bass on the New Jersey Coast; Salmon Fishing in Canadian Waters; Watering Deer - Indians Putting Dogs on Trail; A Tempting Shot; Spring-Duck Shooting in the West; Wild-Goose Shooting / Wild Duck Shooting; Setting Out Decoys - a Chance Shot; Thanksgiving in the Woods; Music for the Dance; Why the Dance Didn't Come Off; Rabbit Shooting; Christmas in Camp - the Pudding; Ice Harvest; Hunting the Polar Bear; Moose; Still-Hunting the Moose; Rail-Shooting on the Delaware; "Missed 'Em Agin, by Ginger!"; "I've Dun Forgot de Chillen's Candy!"; Golf; Mr. Bites and His Hammerless Gun; Mr. Bites Goes Rail-Shooting; Mr. Bites Goes Fishing; Mr. Bites Goes Rabbit Shooting; Mr. Chubbs's Exploits at the Skating-Rink; Would-Be Cyclists. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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