As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. Known as 'a man you can't cajole, can't frighten, can't buy,' Roosevelt continued to enjoy growing prestige nationwide, and within two years he was named assistant secretary of the navy under President William McKinley. Yet some of the best sections are those in which Roosevelt muses on the beauty of the Bad Lands and the simple pleasures of ranch life. This generally happened while riding over a plain or plateau with a strong wind blowing in our faces. An attractively bound copy in Fine condition housed in a green cloth slipcase with morocco spine label, also in Fine condition. If they are on a bottom studded with dense copses, they move out on the open between them; if they are in a dense wood, they feed along its edges; but, by preference, they keep in the little glades and among the bushes underneath the trees. Keeping outside of the brush, a little up the side of the hill, one of us would ride along each side of the ravine, examining intently with our eyes every clump of trees or brushwood.
A towering mass of clouds gathered in the northwest, turning that whole quarter of the sky to an inky blackness. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. Originally published in 1885, Hunting Trips of a Ranchman chronicles Roosevelt's adventures tracking a twelve-hundred-pound grizzly bear in the pine forests of the Bighorn Mountains. Beard; and 20 full-page illustrations by A. Any type of Customisation is possible.
Former range of elk Rapid destruction Habits Persecuted by hunters Other foes Lordly game Trip to Bighorn Mountains Managing pack-train See elk and go into camp Follow up band in moccasins Kill two Character of the deep woods Sights and sounds of the forest Blue grouse Snow Cold weather Trout Calling of bull elk Killing elk in burned timber Animals of the wilderness Kill great bull elk Kill another. Beard and full-page plates by Frost, Sandham, et al. If followed, they keep well ahead, moving perfectly noiselessly through the thicket, often going round in a circle and not breaking cover until hard pressed; yet all the time stepping with such sharp-eyed caution that the pursuing hunter will never get a glimpse of the quarry, though the patch of brush may not be fifty rods across. With us hunting on horseback simply means that the horse is ridden not only to the hunting grounds, but also through them, until the game is discovered; then the hunter immediately dismounts, shooting at once if the animal is near enough and has seen him, or stalking up to it on foot if it is a good distance off and he is still unobserved. Remaining half-titles are therefore of interest to collectors.
The negatives are: - the gratuitous description of the slaughter of animals; - the fact that the entire bloody book is about him hunting different animals, and what he wears to hunt them, and which gun he feels is best suited. Incredible to read the man's own words about his hunting trips and travels throughout the United States. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. One method of taking it is to have trained dogs hunt through a valley and drive the deer to guns stationed at the opposite end. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. Throughout the day the white-tails keep in the densest thickets, choosing if possible those of considerable extent.
We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Dangerous game, but much less dangerous than formerly Old-time hunters and weapons Grizzly and other ferocious wild beasts Only fights if wounded Anecdotes of their killing and wounding men Attacks stock Our hunting on the Bighorn Mountains Merrifield kills black bear Grizzly almost comes into camp Tracks of grizzly Watch for one at elk carcass Follow him up and kill him Merrifield kills one Five shot with seven bullets She and cub killed Return home. It was crossed in every direction by cattle paths, and a drove of long-horned Texans were scattered over it. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc. This book features impressive full-page engravings, as well as descriptions on hunting Black-Tail Deer, Mountain Sheep, Buffalo, Elk, Water-fowl, as well as ranching tips and mountaineering. After working some little time we hit on the right trail, finding where the buck had turned into the thickest growth.
As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. Yet some of the best sections are those in which Roosevelt muses on the beauty of the Bad Lands and the simple pleasures of ranch life. A deer is far from being such an easy animal to see as the novice is apt to suppose. First Sagamore Series edition, of this famed work written by Roosevelt during his time ranching in the Bad Lands during the 1880s. All of our items are guaranteed as described and are shipped on approval. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. Lang: - eng, Pages 354.
Professionally rebacked with the original spine laid-down. This last habit was the cause of our getting a fine buck a few days before last Christmas. When travelling along it, or one like it, the hunters can separate in all directions, and no matter how long or how far they hunt, there is never the least difficulty about finding camp. There was about an hour of daylight left, and one of the foremen, a tall, fine-looking fellow named Ferris, the best rider on the ranch but not an unusually good shot, started out at once after the deer; for in the late fall and early winter we generally kill a good deal of game, as it then keeps well and serves as a food supply throughout the cold months; after January we hunt as little as possible. We were reluctant to molest them, but one day, having performed our usual weekly or fortnightly feat of eating up about every thing there was in the house, it was determined that the two deer for it was late in autumn and they were then well grown should be sacrificed. Beard, and19 full-page plates by Gifford, Beard, Henry Sandham, A.
He immersed himself in legislative matters to the end of the session, then sought solace on his ranch in western Dakota--'a land of vast silent spaces, a place of grim beauty. He was a naturalist, writer, historian, and soldier. Hardcover reprint in brown leather with gold gilt edges and decoration to spine and front board, a sharp, clean Near Fine copy in shrinkwrap. Hunting Trips of a Ranchman. One June morning I was riding down along the river, and came to a long bottom, crowded with rose-bushes, all in bloom.
Woodcuts preceded moveable type and are the earliest known printing technology. The prong-horn antelope Appearance, habits, and method of hunting Hunting on horseback Wariness, speed, curiosity, and incapacity to make high jumps Fawns as pets Eagles Horned frogs Rattlesnakes Trip on the prairie in June Sights and sounds Desolate plains Running antelope Night camp Prairie dogs Badgers Skylarks A long shot Clear weather Camping among Medicine Buttes Sunset on plateau. Any type of Customisation is possible. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. It rained all night, and there was a thick mist, with continual sharp showers, all the next day and night.