Sale 19JJ05 | Lot 236

SALLEY, A. S., Jr. The Happy Hunting Ground. Personal Experiences in the Low-Country of South Carolina.

Catalogue: Americana & Hunting Books from the Estate of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Lot Details

Lot 236
SALLEY, A. S., Jr. The Happy Hunting Ground. Personal Experiences in the Low-Country of South Carolina.
Columbia, S. C.: The State Company, 1926. First edition, inscribed by the author. Publisher's cloth-backed pictorial boards in dust jacket. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches; x, 83 pp.; frontispiece, plates. Light wear to jacket extremities, one or two smudges to panels, spine ends lightly rubbed, endpapers toned.
"A very scarce work, chock-full of deer hunting stories, and with several chapters on hunting wild turkey and one on duck shooting" (Heller). Warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "Only the spirit of friendship moves me to offer these common places to an old (though still young) master of the art of writing of wild life. [Signed] A. S. Salley, Jr." Biscotti 383 ("Rare"); Casada 545; Heller 338.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for $750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for $750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Americana & Hunting Books from the Estate of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Tue, Oct 01, 2019 at 10am EDT