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1 Baillie Grohmann, W. A. Sport in the Alps. In the Past and Present. An Account of the Chase of the Chamois, Red-deer, Bouquetin, Roe-deer, Capercaillie, and Blackcock, with Personal Adventures and Historical Notes and Some Sporting Reminiscences of H.R.H. The Late Duke of Saxe .
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1896 First American Edition Decorated Cloth Good+ 
8vo - over 7. Book. x + 356 pp. + 2 ad supp (regarding Baillie-Grohman's other works). Spine a bit sunned. Some minor bubbling of cloth on front boards. Light shelfwear, heavier at base of spine. Slight looseness of front hinge in lower part. Pages generally clean, toned. Baillie-Grohman was a famous sportsman and Alpine enthusiast, and this work is a memoir of his adventures mostly in the Austrian Alps, which offered the best Alpine hunting/shooting at the time. Baillie-Grohman writes with a real flair, conveying the adventure, fun and tension of the hunt, and he laces his writing with erudition and interesting digressions. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2 Baillie Grohmann, W. A. Tyrol and the Tyrolese: The People and the Land, in Their Social, Sporting and Mountaineering Aspects
London Longmans, Green and Co. 1877 Second Edition Full-Leather Very Good 
8vo - over 7. Book. Full morocco, with school prize gilt stamp on front board (very attractive) and paste down recording prize in ffep. VG. Some fading to spine decoration. Slight weat to edge of spine. xx + 278 pp., with illustrations, 13 in all, depicting chamois home, dancing, woodcutter's hovel, haying on steep incline, etc. Baillie Grohmann was a famous hunter, shooter, sportsman and Alpine enthusiast of his day, and in a number of works he interpreted and described Austrian and Tyrolean culture to the English speaking world. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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