History and Biographies

Boone and Crockett is pleased to offer the following books about the history of hunting in North America, as well as a biography about Theodore Roosevelt, who along with George Bird Grinnell, founded the Boone and Crockett Club in 1887.

Hunting the American West

By Richard C. Rattenbury

Experience the grandeur, excitement and peril of the quest for big game in the West from 1800-1900 in this vivid interpretation with engaging narrative, direct quotations, and historic imagery.

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Vintage Hunting Album: A Photographic Collection of Days Gone By

A Book of the Boone and Crockett Club

Relive the good old days of hunting in Boone and Crockett Club's Vintage Hunting Album featuring hundreds of rare photographs from a by-gone era. Sportsmen will be mesmerized by images from the "good old days" of hunting. This fully illustrated book by the Boone and Crockett Club features page after page of photographs from our vast collection of big game trophy entries dating back to the late 1800s.

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Theodore Roosevelt: Hunter-Conservationist

By R.L. Wilson

Nearly a century after his death, Theodore Roosevelt remains an American outdoor icon. His hunting adventures are among the best known. His ethics are among the most championed. And he remains among the most often quoted visionaries in all of conservation. But no illustrated biography of Roosevelt as the consummate hunter, outdoorsman, and arms enthusiast existed until now.

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