Willow Creek Press, 1985, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
DE LA VALDENE, GUY. Making Game, An Essay on Woodcock, Oshkosh: Willow Creek Press, 1985. Octavo, first edition, pp. xviii, 19-202, tan cloth boards with brown lettering on spine and upper panel, color landscape mounted on upper panel and repeated as frontispiece, illustrations by Russell Chatham. The author tells us this is about what the wildlife agencies call "a secondary species," with ducks, geese etc. being primary. He writes engagingly about all aspects of this game bird, including its habits and habitat, as well as hunting and cooking it. As for eating it, he'd rather not consume the brains. Condition of this book: Very near fine, with some darkening at edges. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Animals & Birds; United States; 1980s; Fishing & Hunting. ISBN: 0932558216. ISBN/EAN: 9780932558213. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52099.