Search Results: ''

Search

×
×
×
×
6 results for ""
Camps in the Rockies By Backcountry Reprints & William A. Baillie-Grohman
Paperback: $14.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
Being a Narrative of Life on the Frontier, and Sport in the Rocky Mountains, with an Account of the Cattle Ranches of the West. Author gives a picaresque account of his travels though Wyoming and... More > Idaho. This work has careful and sympathetic passages on Indian and local customs, and gives a valuable firsthand account of the American & Canadian West just before and after the arrival of the railway. He ranged widely over the Pacific Slope and the Central Rockies, exploring new ranges in the Selkirks.< Less
Ranch Life and the Hunting-Trail By Backcountry Reprints & Theodore Roosevelt
Paperback: $9.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
Ranch Life and the Hunting-Trail by Theodore Roosevelt. Illustrated by Frederic Remington. CONTENTS: The Cattle Country of the Far West -- Out on the Range -- The Home Ranch -- The Round-Up -- Winter... More > Weather -- Frontier Types -- Red and White on the Border -- Sheriff's Work on a Ranch -- The Ranchmman's Rifle on Crag and Prairie -- The Wapiti, or Round-Horned Elk -- The Big-Horn Sheep -- The Game of the High Peaks : The White Goat.< Less
The Wilderness Hunter By Backcountry Reprints & Theodore Roosevelt
Paperback: $14.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
An account of the big game of the United States and its chase with horse, hound, and rifle. By Theodore Roosevelt, president of the Boone and Crockett Club of New York ; honorary member of the London... More > Alpine Club. CONTENTS: The American Wilderness ; Wilderness Hunters and Wilderness -- Hunting from the Ranch ; The Blacktail Deer -- The Whitetail Deer ; and the Blacktail of the Columbia -- On the Cattle Ranges ; The Prong-Horn Antelope -- Hunting the Prong-Buck ; Frost, Fire, and Thirst -- Among the High Hills ; The Bighorn or Mountain Sheep -- Mountain Game ; The White Goat -- Hunting in the Selkirks ; The Caribou -- The Wapiti or Round-Horned Elk -- An Elk-Hunt at Two-Ocean Pass -- The Moose ; The Beast of the Woodland -- The Bison or American Buffalo -- The Black Bear -- Old Ephraim, the Grisly Bear -- Hunting the Grisly -- The Cougar -- A Peccary Hunt on the Nueces -- Hunting with Hounds -- Wolves and Wolf-Hounds -- In Cowboy Land -- Hunting Lore. Includes appendix and index.< Less
The Master of Game By Backcountry Reprints et al.
Paperback: $14.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
By Edward, Second Duke of York. The oldest English book on hunting; ed. by Wm. A. and F. Baillie-Grohman, with a foreword by Theodore Roosevelt. With illustration. General bibliography of books and... More > mss. on hunting in the principal European languages up to the end of the 16th century. Glossary of the obsolete sporting terms and words.< Less
Hero Tales from American History By Backcountry Reprints et al.
Paperback: $11.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
FROM INTRODUCTION: It is a good thing for Americans to remember the men who have given their lives in war and peace to the service of their fellow-countrymen, and to keep in mind the feats of daring... More > and personal prowess done in time past by some of the many champions of the nation in the various crises of her history. Thrift, industry, obedience to law, and intellectual cultivation are essential qualities in the make-up of any successful people; but no people can be really great unless they possess also the heroic virtues which are as needful in time of peace as in time of war, and as important in civil as in military life. As a civilized people we desire peace. Intelligent foresight in preparation and known capacity to stand well in battle are the surest safeguards against war. America will cease to be a great nation whenever her young men cease to possess energy, daring, and endurance, as well as the wish and the power to fight the nation's foes. No citizen of a free state should wrong any man.< Less
Hero Tales from American History By Backcountry Reprints et al.
Paperback: $24.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
FROM INTRODUCTION: It is a good thing for Americans to remember the men who have given their lives in war and peace to the service of their fellow-countrymen, and to keep in mind the feats of daring... More > and personal prowess done in time past by some of the many champions of the nation in the various crises of her history. Thrift, industry, obedience to law, and intellectual cultivation are essential qualities in the make-up of any successful people; but no people can be really great unless they possess also the heroic virtues which are as needful in time of peace as in time of war, and as important in civil as in military life. As a civilized people we desire peace. Intelligent foresight in preparation and known capacity to stand well in battle are the surest safeguards against war. America will cease to be a great nation whenever her young men cease to possess energy, daring, and endurance, as well as the wish and the power to fight the nation's foes. No citizen of a free state should wrong any man.< Less

Top 10

see more >
 
 
 
4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10