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Rowland Ward Publications Wanted

 

Background: I have been compiling information on publications by Rowland Ward Ltd for a period of over 15 years in order to do a thorough, comprehensive bibliography.  Since I deal in antiquarian books as well as being a publisher, I have owned almost all Rowland Ward publications.  Below are those that still elude me.  Please quote any you may have.

1-  Bailey L.H.: Studies with Pen and Camera of our Wild birds, Animals, Fishes & Insects. (1902 Double Day, New York) A portfolio of 40 pages and 15 plates. Looking for the copy issued by Rowland Ward Ltd in London.

2-  Selous Travel And Adventure In South East Africa, 1893 stated SECOND edn.

3-  Ward, Rowland - GUIDE TO THE KILLING OF PESTILENT & DESTRUCTIVE INSECTS.  This is a pamphlet.

4-  Ward, Rowland - OBSERVATIONS ON THE PRESERVATION OF HOOFS AND THE DESIGNING OF HOOF-TROPHIES. This is a pamphlet.

5-  Selous, Catalogue Of Trophies. Specimens Of Natural History. 1903, soft cover.

6-  Wanted in publisher’s leather; Swayne 17 Trips to Somaliland, in red leather spine and corners with contrasting red cloth boards.

7-  Fishing Book, London & Nairobi. (This is a blank diary for fishing notes, very much like a shooting diary.)

8-  Wallihan A.G. - CAMERA SHOTS AT BIG GAME, Rowland Ward edition.  I am specifically looking for Rowland Ward edition, not the Double Day edition.

9-  Ward, Rowland – APPENDIX to RECORDS OF BIG GAME 6th EDN. This appendix is loose from the book, not bound in, and shows an ibex shot by the King of Spain on the front cover.  This is a pamphlet.

10- Ward, Rowland - THE SPORTSMAN'S HANDBOOK, first edition, 1880, bound in publisher's leather binding.

11- Hubback TO FAR WESTERN ALASKA, the Rowland Ward/Scribners edition WITHOUT the rear pocket map and without the pocket for this map.

12- Rowland Ward’s RECORDS OF BIG GAME 11th edn, Second Addendum (1966), Third Addendum (1969) in publishers leather binding.

13- Rowland Ward’s RECORDS OF BIG GAME 11th edn, 1962), in green canvas pouch with zipper, title printed in black on pouch.

14- Ward, Rowland - THE SPORTSMAN'S HANDBOOK, 4th edition, 1890, in very fine condition, totally original.

15- Ward, Rowland - THE SPORTSMAN'S HANDBOOK, 9th edition, 1906, in very fine condition, totally original.

Also of interest: Any pamphlets and flyers, letters by or correspondence relating to Rowland Ward or Rowland Ward Ltd.  Interested in ALL Rowland Ward published books from before 1940 WITH DUST JACKETS!

 

Ludo Wurfbain
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