Antiquarian books have always been popular with collectors, and with the advent of the internet there are now more people collecting valuable printed books than ever before. Within the field of antiquarian books there is a vibrant niche of collectable exploration and hunting books, and these have been reaching astonishing prices in the last two … Continue reading Highest price ever paid for a book on big-game hunting?
Africa has some fourteen to eighteen species of duikers, which are very small antelopes. The word duiker is of Dutch origin and it means to “scoot under,” which is quite appropriate because duikers scoot under bushes and thick vegetation to get away from potential threats. Duikers come in many varieties, with the largest of them … Continue reading No. 1 Zebra or banded Duiker
Recently a customer sent us a copy of the eighth edition of Rowland Ward’s Records of Big Game (1922). While nice copies of this edition are now getting hard to find, this is by no means the rarest of the Records of Big Game series. Inside this particular copy, however, we found extensive annotations in … Continue reading Rare Photo Found of No. 2 Tibetan Argali
We recently came across a large collection of Rowland Ward Ltd. Publications from the Golden Era of Rowland Ward and big-game hunting, for that matter. They are offered here by in the PDF with detailed descriptions as well as condition and price. Some of the highlights include a copy of Prince Emil Demifdoff’s AFTER WILD … Continue reading Antiquarian Rowland Ward Books. Includes a complete set of Records of Big Game 1892-2006!