Proposing and preparing for hunting trips, reporting on hunting possibilities and results, soliciting business, and other matters relating to big game hunting in Alaska and the Rocky Mountains, as recorded in five letters, autograph and typed letters, from four guides: W.L. Stinson, a guide in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

(ALS, 3 pages, approx. 450 words), Charles Madsen, of Kodiak Guides in Alaska (ALS and TLS, with list of equipment needed for a hunt, 6 pages, approx. 2000 words), Eli Metrokin, a Kodiak, Alaska guide (ALS, 4 pages, approx. 400 words), and Arnold Schueren, a hunting companion and author of Foxy's Lions Tales (TLS, one page, approx. 250 words; accompanied by two photographs, 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, picturing his Alaska moose trophy), all to Gordon Hovey, 1939-1940. 8vo and 4to. 14 total pages, approximately 3000 words. Stinson's long letter trying to interest Hovey in a Jackson Hole trip recounts recent successes, possibilities, package prices, and references; Madsen's letters finalize details concerning an upcoming trip for Kodiak bear, with detailed descriptions of needed equipment and travel arrangements; Metrokin's letter recounts recent successes for Kodiak bear; and Schueren's letter describes a moose, recently taken in Alaska, pictured in enclosed photographs, included here. An excellent picture of the big game hunting business on the eve of World War II. Folded for mailing. Very good lot. (3020). Item #56413

Price: $375.00

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