This unique compilation catalogs books on sporting and related material from the 2nd and 3rd centuries A.D. through 1988, providing detailed bibliographical information and accurate pricing, as taken from over 400 recent catalogs from booksellers representing Canada, South Africa, Great Britain, and all parts of the United States. Entries are listed alphabetically by author and are numbered as well. There are 7,182 separate titles described, providing the following information: author, title, size, number of volumes, pagination, place published, date published, edition, number and type of illustrations, and type of binding. Informative annotations are also retained when provided with original catalog entry. With a list of pseudonyms, references cited, title index, and comprehensive subject index.
Richard A. Hand, U.S.A.F. Ret., is an antiquarian bookseller specializing in Native American studies, hunting, shooting, and angling. He has published Bookman's Guide to the Indians of the Americas (Scarecrow, 1989) and is working on a revised and enlarged edition of that volume.