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Author: A LOVER OF THE ART (GEORGE SMITH)

The Anglers Guide Containing Easy Instructions For The Youthfull Beginner and th erest

1828.  VII 136 pages, 12mo, frontis illus of fish, original printed paper boards, recent matching spine, originally published as The Gentleman's Angler. [7625]
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Author: A PRACTICAL ANGLER

The Angler's Almanac And Pocket Book For 1855. Being A Handbook And Guide To The Principal Rivers, Lakes And Fisheries In Great Britain, Ireland And Scotland And Containing All The Information Required For Sportsmen For The Year

1855.  G Cox.  106 pages, frontis and 13 full page plates from woodcuts, original printed paper wraps repair to spine with document tape. 3" 7.5cm split to paper along spine near lower edge. the rear flap is an advert for Thomas Weightman Atkinson, Tackle Dealer, a flimsy title and quite scarce especially in original paper covers, there were 2 other issues for 1853, 1854 W/S 1854. [16292]
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Author: ADAMS Joseph

Salmon and Trout Angling Its Theory and Practice On Southern Stream, Torrent River and Mountain Loch

n.d. circa 1920.  XIV 287 pages, Illus. vg. [3367]
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Author: AFLALO F.G.

Sunset Playgrounds Fishing Days and Others in California and Canada

1909.  1st Edn,.  XII 251 pages, 35 illus, vg. [525]
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Author: ALDAM W.H.

A QUAINT TREATISE ON "FLEES, AND THE ART A' ARTYFICHALL FLEE MAKING." By An Old Man well known on the Derbyshire streams as a first-class fly-fisher a century ago.

1876.  2nd issue Edn,.  John B. Day, London.  xiii 91 pages + errata, AEG, 4to, coloured lithograph frontis of Lugwy, North Wales and before page 1 a coloured lithograph of Offerton Stepping Stones, near Hathersage, Derbyshire, both on thick card. There are 25 actual specimens of flies and fly making material in 22 oval mounts, some foxing to the text and occasionally to the mounts, the flies and fly making material are all present with the original seals and in good condition. To the front-end paper, a large presentation inscription on card laid down on the end paper to "W.Rhys Williams M.D" noting his friendship of 15 years to "Georg H. Haydon" 17th June 1878, written in black and red ink. Within a well-drawn ink border of rushes above a trout and fishing basket. Angling bookplate to paste down of J. Hammick . Original green cloth binding with title and fish vignette in gilt to the upper cover within a background of black blind stamped rushes and mayflies, within surrounded by a black lines border with lily pads and fish decorations, gilt title to spine with 2 gilt mayflies. Rubbing to the head and tail of the spine and outer corners no splits or damage often found with this title. A bright copy in the original state of a beautifully produced book. "Printed from an old ms. never before published, the original spelling and language being retained, with editorial notes and patterns of flies, and samples of the materials for making each fly. By W.H. Aldam", this is the first book to use actual fly-tying materials and flies; it is said approx. 220 copies were produced. The first issue was dated 1875 on the title page only a few copies were produced, this copy being the 2nd issue. W/S p3 [23717]
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Author: ALDRICH Bernard

The Ever Rolling Stream

1984.  1st Edn,.  165 pages, illus by Manuela Smith, vg+ in dj, Aldrich is the river keeper of the Broadlands Estate on the Test. [10940]
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Author: ALKEN, Henry Thomas

The National Sports of Great Britain. With Descriptions in English and French.

1904.  New edition.  D Appleton and Company, New York.  folio, chromolithographed frontispiece, facsimile of the 1823 title-page, 50 full-page engraved coloured plates after Alken. With accompanying description in English and French on most of the Sporting subjects practiced at the time. Including hawking, hunting, horse-racing, shooting, fishing, baiting, and combating animals. Some even browning to blank end papers, the contents clean and free of foxing. Bound in the publishers half red morocco, red cloth sides, gilt, top edges gilt, the binding clean and tight in vg condition First published in 1821, this facsimile published in London in 1903, and in New York in 1904 The London edition was bound in a red cloth the American edition in a much superior half leather. [21750]
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Author: AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston

An Amateurs Anglers Days In Dovedale July 24th - August 14th 1884 to which is now added Dovedale revisited 1902

1910.  Phoenix Edn,.  Sampson, Low, Marston and Company Ltd.  XVI 154 pages, 4pp adverts, portrait frontis of Marsden + 12 other full page plates, publishers 1/4 white cloth over green cloth boards, gilt phoenix vignette to upper cover, vg. Marston in his preface to this edition that he has slightly revised Days In Dovedale and added the first 52 pages of Dovedale Revisited and calls it "The Phoenix Edition". The binding differs to that mentioned in Hampton's revised bibliography. [15556]
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Author: AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston

An Old Man's Holiday

1900.  1st Edn,.  Sampson Low Marston and Co.  XII 140 pages, 4pp adverts, 16 plates, foxing to contents quite heavy to first few pages, big game angling bookplate of Jack Reece to front paste down, hinge paper cracking but still a tight copy in the green pictorial cloth with angling scene in white and black to upper board, head and tail of spine chipped. [16922]
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Author: AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston

An Old Man's Holiday

1900.  1st Edn,.  Sampson Low Marston and Co.  XII 140 pages, 4pp adverts, 16 plates, inscription to FEP, foxing to contents quite heavy to first few pages, big game angling bookplate of Jack Reece to front paste down, bound in the green pictorial cloth with angling scene in white and black to upper board, some rubbing and loss to the white. [16923]
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Author: AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston

Days In Clover

1892.  1st Edn,.  Samson, Low, Marston and Company.  VIII 120 pages, 34pp advs, 12mo., frontis + 5 plates from photographs, publishers white parchment spine over floral paper covered boards, dust soiling to spine light rubbing to edge, presentation inscription to "Mr W Watts with E Marstons kind regards" to FEP, this binding not noted in Hampton revised 194. [18101]
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Author: AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston

Days In Clover

1892.  1st Edn,.  Samson, Low, Marston and Company.  120 pages, 30pp advs, 12mo., publishers printed paper covers showing angling scene and title to upper cover, 1 corner creased, vg-. [15466]
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Author: AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston

Days In Clover

1892.  1st Edn,.  120 pages, TEG, advs, 12mo., full page illus, spotting to EP's, vg. [10537]
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Author: AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston

Days In Clover

1892.  1st Edn,.  Sampson, Low, Marston and Co.  VIII 120 pages, full page illus, large paper edition limited to 250 copies, numbered and initialed, vg copy; white card covers with printed glassine wrapper, chipped on corners and loss on spine. [14032]
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Author: AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston

Days In Clover

1892.  1st Edn,.  120 pages, illus, large paper edition limited to 250 copies, numbered and initialed, vg+ copy; white card covers with glassine cover, chipped on corners and loss on spine. [6213]
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Author: AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston

Days In Clover

1892.  1st Edn,.  Samson, Low, Marston and Company.  120 pages, AEG, 30pp advs, 12mo., publishers green pebbled cloth, gilt title to upper board, a fine copy. [15018]
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Author: AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston

Dovedale Revisited And Other Holiday Sketches

1902.  Sampson, Low, Marston and Co Ltd.  XIV 130 pages, 16 full page plates no text illus, spotting to contents, green cloth with gilt title and vignette to upper boards, vg. [12447]
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Author: AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston

On A Sunshine Holyday

1897.  1st Edn,.  Sampson, Low, Marston and Co.  VIII 140 pages, 16 full page plates on India paper, lacks FEP, this edition limited to 250 numbered copies on hand made paper, numbered and initialed, original 1/4 parchment covers, parchment mottled, g+. [15655]
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Author: AMATEUR ANGLER E.M.Marston

On A Sunshine Holyday

1897.  1st Edn,.  Sampson, Low, Marston and Co.  VIII 140 pages, adverts, AEG, 12mo., 16 full page plates on India paper, green cloth, gilt title to upper board, vg. [16932]
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Author: AMPHLETT F.H.

Everybody's Book On Angling

nd 1905.  1st Edn,.  W.R.Russell and Co.  169 pages, 12mo, + game diary advert, text illus throughout. Original printed green cloth boards, front board as title page, a small book with 8 chapters on coarse fishing, 1 on game fishing, and details of tackle, Thames angling described, hints on fishing the Broads and rivers of Norfolk and Suffolk, scarce. [13502]
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Author: AMPHLETT F.H.

The Thames: Where To Fish, And How With Illustrations And Particulars Of Over 250 Principal Swims

nd circa 1906.  126 pages, advs, loose errata slip, chapter head illus from photos, pictorial green card covers, spine repair with matching card to upper 1 1/2 inch split on lower edge of spine o/w a vg copy of what is a fragile book often lacking the card covers, scarce. [11852]
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Author: AN ANGLER

The Fly Makers Hand Book Illustrated With Colour Plates Representing Upwards of Fifty Of The Most Useful Artificial Flies For Trout And Grayling Fishing

nd 1886.  1st Edn,.  Liverpool.  45 pages, 12mo., 9 hand coloured plates, 7 being of flies 2 of steps in tying the fly, original green cloth with gilt title and fishing vignette in borders to upper board. A rare and fragile title seldom found in vg condition. [7333]
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Author: AN EX-PRESIDENT OF THE KINROSS-SHIRE FISHING CLUB

The Lochleven Angler

1874.  1st Edn,.  George Barnet.  Kinross.  VI 144 pages, coloured frontis of Loch Leven from Kinross house pier, text illus, large folding map, spotting to first and last few pages, front hinge paper cracked but a tight copy, blue cloth with angling scene in black to upper board duplicated on rear with blind stamp, rubbing to head and tail of spine and wear to spine edges. [15396]
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Author: ANGLER

The Universal Angler Or The Art Improved In All Parts Especially In Fly Fishing Describing The Several Sports Of Fresh-Water Fish With Their Baits Also The Names, Colours And Seasons Of All The Most Useful Flies Together With Directions For Making Each Fly Artificially In The Most Exact Manner etc.

1766.  1st.  VIII 160 pages, engraved frontis The Anglers Arms with 6 artificial flies below 4 other plates of fish, frontis and plates some offsetting to text, 1 page badly opened with some partial loss to blank margin not effecting text. Angling bookplate of John McKinley to front paste down contemporary full calf binding. W/S note a reprint of "The Art Of Angling" by R Bowlker with additions W/S 14. [19055]
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Author: ANGLERS'' EVENING

Anglers' Evening Papers By Members of the Manchester Anglers Assoc. Second Series

1882.  1st Edn,.  Manchester, London.  VIII 283 pages, full page and text illus, Large Paper Edition, original cloth decorated in gilt and black, small neat circular paper label to spine re Manchester Anglers Assoc. some dust soiling to cloth. There is no indication how many copies were produced as large paper and whether the other 2 in the series were also produced in large paper; I have been unable to find any reference to a large paper edition. [12554]
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Author: Angling Bookplate

Anglers Benevolent Society

nd Circa1880.  9.5 cm x 10cm bookplate laid down on paper. An attractive plate printed in blue with central image of the good Samaritan comforting a fallen man with heat shaped shield with clasped hands and fishes below. In oval border with running title resting on two fish with sprigs of rushes as borders, to the top the caption "Founded in 1879". I can find little about the society other than Robert Marston served as president of the society for more than 20 years, [22603]
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Author: Angling Match

At Staines (R. Thames) On February 17, 1935, In Aid Of The London Anglers Benevolent Fund

1935.  Folding card, title page lists the event and committee, inner 2 pages listing the prizes and there doners. The rear flap the rules i.e., Boundaries- Laleham Ferry to Road Junction Runnymede, Towing Path Only. Special notes the distribution of prizes. A very good example with centre fold crease. [22646]
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Author: Angling Photograph

Angling Photograph

.  A Mid-19th century photograph 25cm x 20cm laid down on card, showing a young angler fishing from a ford to his right is a crossing or weir? There is a gentleman wearing a black jacket and top hat seated on a fence watching the boy. With a background of bushes and trees and a meadow, In the far distance can be seen the spire of Salisbury Cathedral. Old pencil notes to lower blank margin of the card "Salisbury Wilts" no other identifying marks circa 1870. Some light dust soiling a few chips to the card edge. [22613]
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Author: ANGLING TIMES

The Second Angling Times Book

1962.  1st Edn,.  E.M. Art and Publishing Ltd.  143 pages, illus including drawings by Bernard Venables, sml 4to. some browning to end papers and spotting to closed page edges, vg in dj. dj showing some creasing and loss to edges, strengthening [20776]
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Author: ANON.

The Angler's Companion Being a Description Of Where To Fish And How To Fish, The Various Swims In The Horse And Groom, Lea Bridge And White House

circa 1838.  2nd Edn,.  W and T Piper.  36 pages, woodcut frontis showing the fishery, folding map of the waters, woodcut vignette to title page and in text, bound in recent pink covered boards, leather title label to spine. The original pink printed paper wraps bound in, a very good copy. The 1st edition appeared under The Anglers Companion And Guide To The White Horse Fishery Describing The principle Swims, the Best Tackle Methods And Baits And The Haunts For Jack And Pike Circa 1835, all editions are hard to find particularly with the paper wraps. W/S p7. [14161]
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Author: ANON.

The Anglers Guide Containing Easy Instructions For The Youthful Beginning With Several Observations on Fishing Pointing Out The Proper Times And Seasons For The Differant Kinds Of Fish By A Lover Of The Art

1828.  1st thus Edn,.  V 136 pages, 12mo, engraved frontis of fish, some spotting to contents, old repair to fore edge margin of one page, repair age yellowing just obscuring some letters, later 1/2 calf, a scarce title, first published as The Gentleman's Angler 1726 Westwood 8 [12497]
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Author: ANON.

The Anglers Guide Containing Easy Instructions For The Youthful Beginning With Several Observations on Fishing Pointing Out The Proper Times And Seasons For The Differant Kinds Of Fish By A Lover Of The Art

1828.  1st thus Edn,.  Joseph Smith.  V 136 pages, 12mo, engraved frontis of fish, cropped contents dust soiled, original printed paper covered boards dust soiled, chipping to corners, lacking paper spine but a tight copy, loose bookplate of W Keith Rollo and another for T Spence, Edinburgh, a scarce title, first published as The Gentleman's Angler 1726 Westwood 8 [14472]
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Author: ANON.

The Angler's Pocket Book or Compleat English Angler Containing All That is Necessary to be Known as the Art Also Nobbs's Celebrated Treatise on the Art of Trolling with an Appendix in which are Improvements and Discoveries Never Before Published

1805.  3rd Edn,.  148 pages, 12mo. lacks engraved frontis, original 1/2 leather calf binding rubbed, front hinge tender, g, scarce. [2075]
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Author: ANON.

The Book Of Fishes

1835.  2nd Edn,.  VIII 160 pages, 8pp advs, 12mo, frontis illus with text illus, later 19th century cloth vg, book aimed at the young but contains 14 page section on the art of angling. [2808]
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Author: ANON.

the Boys Own Jolly Angling Book Showing Tackle And Baits Required

nd Circa 1870.  no publisher given.  unpaginated, 16 pages, woodcut illustrations in text, light blue paper wraps, title and fishing vignettes to upper flap, advert for A Carter and Co, fishing, rods and tackle manufacturers to rear. A vg+ copy, the first two pages are a guide to the rivers, ponds and canals in the vicinity of London. [15389]
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Author: ANON.

The Complete Angler With Full Instructions How When And Where To take The Best Kinds Of Fish; the Proper Tackle And Baits Required To Which Is Added A Guide To Bottom Fishing etc....

C1855.  1st Edn,.  G Purkess.  36 pages, 12mo., woodcut frontis torn and relayed at one corner, old repair lower corner margin small loss + woodcuts with text. Printed brick red paper covers, dust soiled some surface rubbing. WS 12 notes the same title published by H Elliot but does not have the last leaf, laws relating to angling, a copy with Thomas Satchell and J C Lynn bookplate with Purkess published in blue wraps sold at auction 2005. [15714]
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Author: ANON.

The North Country Angler or The Art of Angling as Practiced in the Northern Counties of England

1817.  4th with additions Edn,.  Longman Hurst Reese Orme & Brown.  89 pages, Adv leaf, uncut, 2 ownership plates to front paste down, Thos Stanford, H.W.Stanford, cracking to inner hinge paper but a tight copy, original printed paper covered boards rubbed on edges and dust soiling not recent velum spine. [15631]
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Author: ANON.

The North Country Angler or The Art of Angling as Practised in the Northern Counties of England

1817.  4th with additions Edn,.  89 pages, engraved vignette to title page in contemporary 1/2 calf marbled boards, vg. [9666]
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Author: ANON.

The North Country Angler or The Art of Angling as Practised in the Northern Counties of England

1817.  4th with additions Edn,.  89 pages, Adv leaf, some spotting to last few pages, original printed paper covers, boards dust soiled, later matching spine. [8671]
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Author: ANON.

Routledges's Handbook Of Fishing

1867.  1st Edn,.  IV 59 pages, text illus, pictorial paper covered card covers rubbed, new matching spine, mark on rear board, some soiling to contents, g+. [7677]
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Author: ANON.

The Young Angler Naturalist And Pigeon And Rabbit Fancier With Hints As To The Management Of Silk worms, The Aquarium Etc

n/d circa 1860.  1st Edn,.  124 pages, frontis and text illus, some browning to contents, lacks rear EP, inscription on FEP, original blind stamped cloth with gilt title and decoration to upper board, head and tail of spine rubbed, cloth darkened to outer edges, g+. A cheaply produced title, and often found in poor condition. [11480]
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Author: ANON. (Bertram James Glass ?)

The Border Angler, A Guide Book To The Tweed And Its Tributories And The Other Small Streams Commanded By The North British Railway

1858.  1st Edn,.  William P Nimmo.  Edinburgh.  viii 195 pages, adv leaf, large folding map of the Border Streams before title page split along one fold. Publishers blind stamped red cloth, with gilt fishing basket and rods vignette to upper cover, repeated in blind stamp to rear board. Rubbing to head of spine small chip to rear spine edge. WS 38 [22136]
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Author: ARBERY Len

The Complete Book Of River Fishing

1993.  1st Edn,.  David Charles.  Newton Abbot.  167 pages, large 8vo., illus in colour and b/w, personal inscription to Len Head signed Len Arbery, Len Head author of "tench" and other angling titles and contributions to Angling Magazines, fine in dj. A well presented book. [21239]
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Author: ARMSTRONG James

Wany Blossoms, A Book Of Song With A Brief Treatise On Fishing With The Fly, Worm, Minnow and Roe, Sketches of Border Life and Fox and Otter Hunting

1879.  2nd enlarged Edn,.  Hexham.  172 pages, contemporary name in ink on title, original green cloth with gilt fly to upper board, much on sport in the borders. [12096]
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Author: ASHLEY COOPER John

A Line On Salmon

1983.  1st Edn,.  H.F. & G.Witherby Ltd.,.  240 pages, TEG, full page and text illus, including colour illus from photographs, pictorial end papers, one of a limited edition of 35 copies signed by John Ashley Cooper, this copy un-numbered. A fine copy bound in 1/4 tan calf in slipcase. Although there is no indication the book was from the publishers archive copies. [20714]
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Author: ASHLEY COOPER John

A Salmon Fishers Odyssey

1982.  1st Edn,.  H.F.& G. Witherby Ltd.  352 pages, lge 8vo, AEG, illus with 7 colour plates and 65 text photographs, limited to 20 copies, this being No. 6 signed by Ashley Cooper bound in 1/2 dark blue morroco in slipcase, the 1/2 title frontis, title page and first 6 pages have slight centre crease mark. I would assume down in production (the book came from the publishers archive) o/w a fine copy of a classic title with chapters on the rivers of England, Scotland and Wales. Ireland the Blackwater, Norway and Iceland. [20634]
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Author: ASHLEY COOPER John

A Salmon Fishers Odyssey

1996.  new.  Flyfisher''s Classic Library.  Bovey Tracy.  352 pages, illustrated with 7 colour plates and 64 text photographs, limited to 500 copies, bound in full green bonded leather in slipcase, fine. Includes a new forward. [23645]
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Author: ASHLEY-DODD Major G.L.

Fisherman's Log, Fishing Yarns And Theories

1929.  1st Edn,.  184 pages, illus with woodcuts by Barbara Greg, vg. [11832]
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Author: ATWOOD CLARK H.

For Fishermen Only

1934.  Phillip Allen.  274 pages, advs, publishers cloth, fade marks along top and bottom edge, still in the dust jacket, dj chipped at head of spine, salmon and trout angling. [14710]
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Author: AYRTON William

The Adventures of a Salmon in the River Dee by a Friend of the Family Together with Notes for Fly Fishers in North Wales

n.d.1853.  William Pickering.  104 pages, lithographs title page, 8 plates 4 of which are tinted, original printed card covers, 1 corner chipped, later paper spine not recent bookplate to inner blank of front cover, small stamp for the Aquatic Research Institute on opposite blank contained in a 1/4 leather slipcase, quite scarce, especially with the printed covers. Westwood Satchell 2 [2076]
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Author: AYRTON William

Mr Barnacles And His Boat

1856.  Whitaker and Co, Chester.  oblong 8vo., title and 24 plates with text, some foxing, original printed paper covered boards lightly dust soiled with later cloth jacket, vg. Mr Barnacles experiences fishing in Wales. He was dismayed to find that the preserve can only be fishes. [14316]
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Author: BADHAM Rev C.David

Prose Halieutics Or Ancient and Modern Fish Tattle

1854.  1st Edn,.  XII 552 pages, inner hinge papers cracked but holding, original blind stamped cloth slight dark mark to rear boards, chapter on ancient and modern fishing tackle, ancient and modern fish and medicine, cookery, etc. [1320]
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Author: BADHAM Rev C.David

Prose Halieutics Or Ancient and Modern Fish Tattle

1854.  1st Edn,.  John W Parker and Son.  XII 552 pages, original blind stamped cloth, head and tail of spine showing wear, corners rubbed, chapter on ancient and modern fishing tackle, ancient and modern fish and medicine, cookery, etc. [15578]
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Author: BADHAM Rev C.David

Prose Halieutics Or Ancient and Modern Fish Tattle

1854.  1st Edn,.  John W Parker and Son.  XII 552 pages, bookplate to front paste down, apart from bumping to lower corners, a vg+ copy, the cloth clean and fresh. Chapters on coarse, game and sea fishing, fishing tackle etc. [17157]
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Author: BADMINTON Library Cholmondeley Pennell H.

Fishing: Salmon And Sea Trout, Pike And Coarse Fishing

1886.  2nd.  Longmans Green & Co.  xiii-472 + xiii-412 pages, + advert leaf, frontis and numerous text illustrations. Foxing to frontis tissue guard and lesser so to title page, also to closed page edge. Armorial bookplate to the front paste down of each volume. Publishers' pictorial brown cloth with gilt title and fish vignette to the spine. A comprehensive guide for the Victorian angler on game and coarse fishing with some excellent period illustrations of tackle etc. [22939]
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Author: BADMINTON Library Cholmondeley?Pennell H.

Fishing: Salmon And Sea Trout, Pike And Coarse Fishing

1888-1901.  reprints.  Longmans Green and Co.  Two volumes xiii-472 + xiii-458 pages + (iv) adverts with numerous full page and text illustrations. Both volumes bound in a recent matching ? dark blue morroco with marbled sides. Gilt fishing motifs to the spine compartments. A comprehensive guide for the Victorian angler with some excellent period illustrations. [21992]
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Author: BAILEY John

In Visible Waters

1984.  1st Edn,.  Crowood.  Marlborough.  133 pages, lge 8vo, illus some in colour by Chris Turnbull, vg+ in dj, includes barbel, carp, chub, roach, perch etc. [15634]
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Author: BAILEY John

Roach, The Gentle Giants

1987.  1st Edn,.  Crowood.  Marlborough.  160 pages, Illus. Fine in price clipped dj. [10765]
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Author: BAILEY John

Roach, The Gentle Giants

1987.  1st Edn,.  Crowood Press Ltd.  Ramsbury.  160 pages, Illus by Chris Turnball, vg in dj. [18373]
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Author: BAILEY John, MILLER Roger

Bream Tales And Tactics

1988.  1st Edn,.  Crowland Press, Marlborough.  144 pages, colour and black and white illus, fine in price clipped dj. [4275]
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Author: BAILEY John, MILLER Roger

Perch Contemporary Days And Ways

1989.  1st Edn,.  Crowood Press.  Marlborough.  160 pages, illus in colour and black and white, fine in dj [14]
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Author: BAILEY John, PAGE Martyn

Carp, The Quest For The Queen

1986.  1st Edn,.  The Crowood Press, Marlborough.  207 pages, 4to, colour and black and white illus from photographs, vg+ in dj. [5985]
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Author: BAILEY John, PAGE Martyn

Carp, The Quest For The Queen

1986.  1st Edn,.  The Crowland Press, Marlborough.  207 pages, 4to, colour and black and white illus from photographs, vg+ in dj. [18374]
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Author: BAILEY John, PAGE Martyn

Pike The Predator Becomes The Prey

1985.  1st Edn,.  The Crowood Press.  Ramsbury.  181 pages, 4to, illus, vg in dj. [9560]
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Author: BAILEY William

The Angler's Instructor A Treatise On The Best Modes Of Angling In English Rivers, Lakes And Ponds And On The Habits Of The Fish

1857.  1st Edn,.  V 111 pages, publishers blind stamped cloth, gilt title and fishing vignette to upper boards, gilt fly to rear board, a vg+ copy of the 1st edition etc. Westwood 20 "an excellent practical treatise by the best Nottingham angler of his day" [13937]
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Author: BAINBRIDGE G.C.

The Fly Fishers Guide

1816.  1st Edn,.  Liverpool.  VIII 150 pages, hand coloured frontis of trout, small hole .5cm, to outer margin, 7 other coloured plates representing upward of 40 of the most useful flies, plates of stages of fly tying, some spotting to contents, last 15 pages slight worm damage to outer margin, bound in recent old style 1/2 calf. VG [7293]
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Author: BAINBRIDGE G.C.

The Fly Fishers Guide

1834.  3rd Edn,.  VIII 162 pages, hand coloured frontis of trout, light offsetting to title page, 8 other hand coloured plates representing upward of 40 of the most useful flies, the plates show the stages of fly tying, inner hinge papers neatly strengthened, original silk covers, light surface rubbing, original printed paper label to spine, chipped on corners. [12025]
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Author: BAINBRIDGE Geo C.

The Fly Fishers Guide Illustrated By Coloured Plates, Representing Upwards Of Forty Of The Most Useful Flies Accurately Copied From Nature

1828.  second edition with additions.  Longmans, Rees, Orme, Brown Green.  Liverpool.  V 162 pages uncut, hand coloured frontis of a trout, plate of hooks dressing, 6 plates of flies and plate of baiting the minnow. all coloured. Some spotting to blank end papers, contents and plates clean. Ownership plates of Thos Wolryche Stansfield, Westwood Grove and William H Stansfeld. bound in mid 19th century 1/2 velum paper covered boards by Charles Goodall, Leeds with printed title label to spine, vellum foxed with recent cloth lined dj with gilt title and fly motifs to the spine. An important work and an early title to use hand coloured plates of flies. "One of the best textbook of the fly fisher" Westwood Satchell 21 [13503]
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Author: BAINBRIDGE Geo C.

The Fly Fishers Guide Illustrated By Coloured Plates, Representing Upwards Of Forty Of The Most Useful Flies Accurately Copied From Nature

1992.  1st thus.  The Flyfisher''s Classic Library.  xiv -150 pages, with 8 colour plates., bound in ? dark blue leather over light blue cloth sides, in the publisher's slipcase, a fine copy. Includes an introduction by Tony Deacon. [23607]
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Author: BAIRD Donald Downs

By Bramble, Burn and Brae

2001.  1st Edn,.  Creel Press.  Elstead, Surrey.  VI 131 pages, large 8vo., illus by the author, tan cloth, leather title label, fine in slipcase, limited to 150 numbered copies. A collection of angling stories and verse. [17956]
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Author: BAKER Ezekiel

Twenty Six Years Practice And Observations With Rifle Guns

1806.  3rd.  sold by E. Baker, and T. Egerton, 1806 (Wright, printer).  24 pages, Coloured frontis of a standing rifleman and 3 other coloured plates of "rifleman presenting" 2 coloured target plates and 1 uncoloured. The dedication page, to The Prince Of Wales with coloured Fleur De Lis and 3 uncoloured targets fired at by the Prince, dated Brighton Dec 11th 1805. A page detailing weight of lead balls from 1 to 50 to the pound giving weights diameters, ounces drams, grains. Some offsetting from the plates to the text and general age browning, end papers foxed. Contemporary ownership signature to upper blank margin of the title page for Charles Pland repeated on the margin of the first page and rear paste down. Recased retaining the original end papers and boards with new matching spine. The first edition circa 1803 titled Twenty-Two Years Practice and Observations with Rifle Guns. Each edition was updated through to the 11th in 1835. The first 3 editions are particularly scarce, only 1copy of the 1806 edition located in UK libraries. Ezekiel Baker was a renowned English gunsmith who popularized his own design of the Whitechapel-based gunsmith, was notable for the British Army's use of his rifle, known subsequently as 'The Baker Rifle', the first gun to feature a rifled Barrell. Riling 329 [23802]
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Author: BALDEMEC

A Week On The Jupiter River Anticosti Island

1934.  privately printed.  45 pages, mounted photo of "one days catch on the Jupiter River", black paper covered boards, printed label to upper board. Some chipping and loss to top 8cm (3 inches) of spine, limited to 100 copies this being number 35. Baldemec is a composite pseudonym made up of the initials of members of the party B,A,L,D, Eric M, and Eddy C. The B was Sir V Besborough former Governor General of Canada. This copy presented by B to Major Max Bollam also includes a letter on headed paper "Goverment House, Ottawa" to Bollam from B presenting the copy and noting the party consists of Lomany Lascelles (?), Eric Mackenzie esce (?), Eddie Coloville and myself, some of the names are difficult to read. It is a salmon fishing book of charm and rarity. the book varys wildly in style and content from straight facts and figures to lyrical and poetic expectations, reference Charles Wood bibliotheca Salmo Salar No 61 [20952]
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Author: BALFOUR KINNEAR G.P.R.

Spinning Salmon, a Practical Book Of Instructions Dealing With All Methods Of Spinning For Salmon

1938.  1st Edn,.  XIII 194 pages, full page and text illus, mark on front and rear EP's from the original dj, the dj was covered in an aluminum finish o/w in the original pink cloth. [3526]
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Author: BALL Chris

The King Carp Waters

1993.  1st Edn,.  Crowood.  Marlborough.  160 pages, 4to., illus with b/w and colour plates + drawings, fine in dj. [21496]
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Author: BALL Chris, CLIFFORD Kevin, PAISLEY Tim

A Century Of Carp Fishing

2000.  1st Edn,.  Carptalk Enterprises.  Newport.  336 pages, 4to., illus, fine in dj. [19354]
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Author: Barbel Society

BARBEL TALES

2013.  1st Edn.  The Barbel Society.  xii ? 263 pages, illustrated in colour and b/w from photographs with loose printed card noting this is number 180 of the first 500 copies. A fine copy in DJ scuff mark to rear lower spine edge of the DJ. A celebration of barbel fishing to date, and of the impact and successes of the Barbel Society in the last fifteen years. The book is a rich blend of the best of articles published in the renowned Barbel Fisher magazine, and of guest chapters written by a long list of barbel anglers. [23622]
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Author: BARKER Thomas, WHITNEY Jonn

the Art Of Angling, Barkers Delight Or the Art Of Angling, The Gentle Recreation Or The Pleasure Of Angling, A Poem With A Dialogue

1820.  1st thus Edn,.  J H Burn.  (4) 22 + iv + 40 + (14) 78 pages, 3 volumes bound in 1, 12mo facsimile reprint of the 1651, 1657 + 1700 editions each volume limited to 100 copies, original boards, recent spine in the style of the original, old bookseller printed catalogue description pasted to front paste down, loose letter present relating to the slip and the book from the bookseller, also 4 page catalogue of fishing books for sale, the bookseller was Fred W Cooke Newton, North Wales, ownership inscription for Vivian Henry 1916, John Norton 1941, WS 22. 240. [16183]
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Author: BARNARD Rev M.R.

Sport In Norway And Where To Find It Together With A Short Account Of The Vegetable Productions Of The Country To Which Is Added A List Of The Alpine Flora Of Dovre Fjeld And Of The Norwegian Ferns

1864.  1st Edn,.  Chapman Hall.  XVI 334 pages, engraved frontis + 1 other full page plate, text illus, some foxing to first few pages, recased in the original cloth unevenly faded, spine marked. The author notes the resources which Norway offers the angler and sportsman. He describes each province in turn and where possible the routes to various rivers, he gives an alphabetical index of rivers. Chapters on wild reindeer, feathered game, bear and lynk, hunting etc. [16453]
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Author: BARNES Tag

The Exploring Angler

1964.  1st Edn,.  E.M.Art and Publising Ltd.  Peterborough.  117 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, vg+ in dj. the author experiences of angling , the smaller streams and ponds and what he has caught in the most unlikely places. [20694]
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Author: BARTON E.A.

An Album Of The Chalk Streams

1946.  1st Edn,.  A and C Black.  103 pages, 4to, illus from 47 photogravure plates by the author. Contents clean and tight with no inscriptions. Publishers' green cloth tight with no splits, chips or marks. DJ not price clipped, front flap clean, rear flap some marking and some chipping along bottom edge. [6856]
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Author: BARTON E.A.

Pictures Of the Chalk Stream

1978.  1st Edn,.  Rugby.  95 pages, lge 8vo, illus with photographs by the author, limited to 750 copies, vg in cloth slipcase, vg. [8745]
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Author: BARTON E.A.

Pictures Of the Chalk Stream

1978.  1st Edn,.  Rugby.  95 pages, lge 8vo, illus with photographs by the author, limited to 750 copies, vg in cloth slipcase, vg. [9703]
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Author: BATES J.D.

The Art of the Atlantic Salmon Fly

1990.  1st English Edn,.  Swan Hill Press.  Shrewsbury.  230 pages, 4to, illus including colour plates, fine in dj. The history and the development of the salmon flies. [9779]
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Author: BATES J.D.

The Art of the Atlantic Salmon Fly

1990.  1st English Edn,.  Swan Hill Press.  Shrewsbury.  230 pages, 4to, numerous colour illus, drawings and frontis by Henry McDaniel, fine in dj. The history and the development of the salmon fly. [16415]
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Author: BATES Joseph D.

Atlantic Salmon Flies And Fishing

1970.  Stackpole Books.  Harrisburg, USA.  XIX 362 pages, TEG, 8 colour plates of flies + numerous black and white full page and text illus. Limited to 600 signed and numbered copies in publishers 1/4 grey cloth, blue paper cover boards, gilt angler vignette to spine in slipcase, tipped onto FEP hand written letter on headed paper presenting the book to Arthur Oglesby thanking him for his help in preparation of the book signed by Bates and dated January 12 1971, also 3 lines underlined in the introduction with reference to the help Bates received, single circular blind stamp to margin of title page "Library of Arthur Oglesby". An excellent association copy of the great salmon angler. [15708]
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Author: BATES Joseph D.

Streamer Fly Tying And Fishing

1966.  1st Edn,.  XV 368 pages, illus, ownership stamp on front and rear E/P, vg in dj.119 patterns in colour choosing and using 300 streamers and bucktails [7700]
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Author: BATES Vernon L.

Tackle Making For Anglers

1962.  1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins Ltd.  221 pages, frontis illus of teh author + numerous text drawings, vg in dj with photo insert to upper flap. Hampton revised 36 [18823]
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Author: BATHURST Rev Charles

Notes On Nets or The Quincunx Practically Considered To Which Are Added Miscellaneous Memoranda

1837.  1st Edn,.  XIV 183 pages, 7 pages of plates, folding table showing distances on the principle towns and bridges of the river Thames and river Isis, contemporary full calf binding, gilt decorated spine, front boards inner margin showing worm damage? with partial loss, o/w a tight clean copy. Gives details of tools, types of nets, how to make and repair. [9761]
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Author: Baxter Dr Terry W. and others.

A KETTLE OF FISH: A TRIBUTE TO JAMES

2017.  1st.  The Little Egret Press.  222 pages, Illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Number 31 of a limited edition of 40 copies with loose printed card signed by four of the contributors. A fine copy in DJ in the publisher's slipcase. There are contributions from Ben Escritt, Paul Ricko, Trefor West, Chas White and Steve Hitch to compliment the main body of work from Dr Terry Baxter. [23621]
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Author: BB

Confessions Of A Carp Fisher

1950.  1st Edn,.  Eyre and Spottiswoode.  178 pages, illus, neatly tipped in on margin of 3 pages 4 press cuttings relating to record carp, o/w vg in dj, light rubbing to head of spine of dj. One of the classic early carp titles. [14883]
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Author: BB

Confessions Of A Carp Fisher

1950.  1st Edn,.  Eyre and Spottiswoode.  178 pages, illus, some spotting to closed page edges, vg in dj, dj not price clipped. One of the classic early carp titles. [21531]
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Author: BB ( Dennys Watkins Pitchford)

Confessions Of A Carp Fisher

1950.  1st Edn,.  Eyre and Spottiswoode.  x 178 pages, illustrated with scraper board chapter headings and line drawings by the author, in DJ. No chips or splits to the DJ, a very good + copy of one of the classic early carp titles. [23465]
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Author: BEAMISH Col D.W.

Trout and Other Fish In New Zealand

1953.  1st Edn,.  George Allen & Unwin Ltd.  210 pages, illus, vg in chipped dj. [8741]
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Author: BEEVER John Arundo

Practical Fly Fishing Founded On Nature

1893.  new Edn,.  Methuen.  xxii 54 pages, 24pp adverts, large paper, limited to 56 copies on Dutch handmade paper this being copy No.4. Original decorated cloth, slight puling to head of spine. This edition contains a memoir of the author by W.E.Collingwood, also additional notes and a chapter of Char by A.R.Severn. [14003]
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Author: BEEVER John Arundo

Practical Fly Fishing Founded On Nature

1893.  new Edn,.  Methuen and Co.  XXII 54 pages, 20pp adverts, title printed in red and black, publishers cloth with circular angler vignette and title to upper board, vg. This edition contains a memoir of the author by W.E.Collingwood, also additional notes and a chapter of Char by A.R.Severn. [17090]
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Author: BELL H.

Fly Fishing For Chub And Dace

circa 1920.  reprint Edn,.  Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent and Co Ltd.  74 pages, 4pp angling adverts, 12mo, 4 full page plates and text illus, tan cloth, title printed in black to upper cover, vg. [16927]
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Author: BELTON

The Angler In Ireland Or An Englishman's Rambles Through Connaught and Munster During The Summer of 1833

1834.  1st Edn,.  2 Vols, xii 315 v 312 pages, adverts bound before title Vol I, 2 frontis illus and folding map, some soiling and browning to frontis, 2pp browned from offsetting of newspaper cutting; later Circa 1930's 1/2 calf binding an Irish Fishing Classic much sought after. [10636]
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Author: BERGMAN Ray

Fresh Water Bass

1942.  1st ordinary Edn,.  New York.  436 pages, illus, by Fred Hildebrandt, vg. [949]
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Author: BERNERS Dame Juliana

A Treatise Of Fishing With a Hook Attributed to Dame Juliana Berners, printed in teh Book Of St Albans by Wynken De Worde mcccclxxxxvi and rendered into modern English by William Van Wyck

1933.  1st thus Edn.  Van Rees Press.  New York.  54 pages, frontis, illus, publishers green cloth, gilt vignette to upper board, vg in the plain glassine dj, some chipping to corners, also loss to bottom of spine. [21530]
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Author: BERNERS Dame Juliana

The Treatyse Of Fysshynge With An Angle From the Boke Of St Albans, An American Edition

1875.  3rd Edn,.  New York.  118 pages, front hinge paper cracked, publishers brown pebbled cloth, gilt title to upper board, wear to head and tail of spine, front board horizontal fold mark. This is the 3rd edition of the treatise, the 2nd being the 1827 Pickering edition contains the Pickering preface and new preface by Van Siclen. the book is dedicated to the Willewemoc Club. [15724]
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Author: BERNERS Dame Juliana

The Treatyse Of Fysshynge Wyth An Angle

1885.  rep Edn,.  Edinburgh.  36 pages, privatley printed, edited by "Piscator", and limited to 275 copies of the small paper edition, original card covers with printed glassine wrapper, some chipping to spine edges of the glassine wrapper. A vg copy seldom found in the original state. [19128]
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Author: BERNERS Dame Juliana

The Treatyse Of Fysshynge Wyth An Angle, being Facsimile Reproduction of The First Book on Subject of Fishing Printed in England

nd 1880.  rep from the 1496 book of St Albans Edn,.  Elliot Stock.  xiv [1] [24] pages, 4to, pages uncut, introduction by Rev. M.G. Watkins followed by the unpaginated black letter facsimile. Browning to end papers bookplate to the front paste down, bound in the publisher's full old style patterned vellum, some light dust soiling, single 12cm scratch mark to rear board. A facsimile reproduction of the first book on the subject of fishing, printed in England by Wynkyn De Worde, at Westminster in 1496, Westwood and Satchell p29 "One of the best facsimiles ever put together". [17096]
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Author: BERNERS Dame Juliana

The Treatyse Of Fysshynge Wyth An Angle, being Facsimile Reproduction of The First Book on Subject of Fishing Printed in England

nd 1880.  rep from the 1496 book of St Albans Edn,.  Elliot Stock.  xiv [1] [24] pages, 4to, pages uncut, introduction by Rev. M.G. Watkins followed by the unpaginated black letter facsimile. Browning to end papers, bound in the publisher's full old style patterned vellum, some light dust soiling. A facsimile reproduction of the first book on the subject of fishing, printed in England by Wynkyn De Worde, at Westminster in 1496, Westwood and Satchell p29 "One of the best facsimiles ever put together". [7571]
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Author: BERRY Jon

A Can Of Worms The Story Of Barbel And The Men Who Fished For Them

2000.  1st Edn,.  The Medlar Press.  Ellsmere.  285 pages, colour and b/w illus from photographs, paintings and drawings. Limited to 750 copies, as new in dj. The barbel... now populates almost every English river. This is the story of that fish, but it is also the story of the men who have fished for it. [22184]
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Author: BEST Thomas

The Art Of Angling Confirmed By Actual Experience With Several Recent Discoveries To Which Is Added Nobb's Complete Troller Also Prognostics Of The Weather

1822.  revised and corrected Edn,.  255 pages, engraved title and frontis of flies, original publishers cloth, a popular title 1st published in 1787, the 10th and 11th edition contain Nobbs treatise on trolling, vg. [12646]
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Author: BEST Thomas

Best's Art Of Angling To Which Is Added Nobbs Complete Troller Also Prognostics Of The Weather With And Without The Barometer

1838.  12th revised Edn,.  Thomas Tegg.  VII 246 pages, 32mo., engraved frontis of flies vignette to title page and tail piece before glossary, browning to frontis and title page, recently rebound in red cloth, gilt title to upper board and spine with fishing vignette to front board and spine, this edition carefully revised, corrected and rearranged by John Jackson, WS31. [16931]
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Author: BEST Thomas

A Concise Treatise On The Art Of Angling Confirmed by Actual Experience And Minute Observations, Exempt From Redundancies, And Superfluities, Which Tend More To Perplex, Than Instruct, With The Proper Methods For Breeding And Feeding Fish, And Of Making Fish Ponds, Stews etc., With Several Arcana Never Before Made Public To Which Is Added The Compleat Fly-Fisher

1787.  1st Edn,.  C Stalker.  112 pages, 4pp adverts, engraved frontis showing a river scene with a gentleman fishing and a lady with flies to lower margin, some age browning to contents, original full calf binding rubbing to edges some soiling, hinges cracked but holding on ties, contained in a drop over box, leather title label to upper cover. The first edition of a popular book running to twelve editions. Best was keeper of his Majesty's drawing room in the town of London. [15805]
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Author: BEST Thomas

A Concise Treatise On The Art Of Angling Confirmed by Actual Experience And Minute Observations, Exempt From Redundancies, And Superfluities, Which Tend More To Perplex, Than Instruct, With The Proper Methods For Breeding And Feeding Fish, And Of Making Fish Ponds, Stews etc., With Several Arcana Never Before Made Public To Which Is Added The Compleat Fly-Fisher

1787.  1st Edn,.  C Stalker.  112 pages, 4pp adverts, engraved frontis showing a river scene with a gentleman fishing and a lady with flys to lower margin. A vg copy recently bound in full old style tan calf, the first edition of a popular book running to twelve editions. Best was keeper of his Majesty's drawing room in the town of London. [12502]
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Author: BEST Thomas

A Concise Treatise On The Art Of Angling Confirmed By Actual Experience And Minute Observations To Which Is Added The Compleat Fly-Fisher

n/d 1789.  2nd corrected and enlarged Edn,.  170 pages, advs leaf, engraved frontis and contemporary signature to top of title page. Quarter calf backed boards. VG [6874]
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Author: BEST Thomas

A Concise Treatise On The Art Of Angling Confirmed By Actual Experiences And Minute Observations To Which Is Added The Compleat Fly Fisher

n/d 1789.  2nd corrected and enlarged Edn,.  169 pages, advert leaf some light staining and spotting, frontis and title browned, outer margin repair to frontis, recently bound in old style 1/2 calf marble boards, a popular title which ran to 11 editions.VG [9308]
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Author: BEST Thomas

A Concise Treatise On The Art Of Angling Confirmed By Actual Experiences And Minute Observations To Which Is Added The Compleat Fly Fisher

n/d 1798.  4th corrected and enlarged Edn,.  B Crosby.  XII 156 pages, engraved frontis, bound in the original full calf, red label, slight cracking along front hinge, chipped at bottom of spine, surface damage 2cm to rear board, o/w a tight clean copy in the original state. WS 31. [15170]
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Author: BEST Thomas

A Concise Treatise On The Art Of Angling, To Which Is Added The Complete Fly Fisher

1802.  5th revised Edn,.  186 pages, 6pp advs, engraved frontis of a gentleman and lady fishing by a river with 6 engraved flies to lower margin, small closed tear to outer margin, vg in later circa 1870 plain cloth green cloth, a popular work which went to many editions over 45 years. [11728]
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Author: BETRAM James G.

The Harvest Of The Sea, A Contribution To The Natural And Economic History Of The British Food Fishes

1865.  1st Edn,.  John Murray.  XV 519 pages, woodcut frontis + text woodcut illus, bookplate of Jeffrey Norton, a small circular plate for D.C.M. to front paste down, bound in full dark green morroco, C1880's, all edges gilt, spine in 6 compartments with title and ornate gilt frames tooling, inner gilt ruled decorative borders, bound by "Holloway", although a guide to sea fishing and fish, there are sections on fresh water fishing, trout and salmon culture, a 46 page chapter on anglers fishes covering value, tackle etc, also a chapter on the national and economic history of the salmon. An excellent insight into the Victorian fishing industry and its history. [18505]
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Author: Bevin F.G.

I TOOK A DAY OFF! A "SORTA"-BIOGRAPHY OF AN ANGLER.

1851.  1st Edn.  Poultry Field Publications..  Preston.  xiv,154. pages, Illustrated with a coloured frontispiece (a water-colour of the Lake of Mentieth) and with b&w illustrations by the author. Signed by the author and dated17.3.54non the front end paper. Green cloth, titled in black. Very good copy in dj.." Reminiscences of a Lancashire youth, coarse fishing in Shropshire, and trout, pike and sea angling in Ireland. The author was managing director of Crosfields & Calthrop Ltd, a firm producing poultry feed, and he published this book himself under his company's imprint. [23658]
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Author: BICKERDYKE John

Angling For Game Fish, A Practical Treatise On The Various Methods Of Angling For Salmon And Sea Trout, Chalk-Stream, Moorland, Lake, Thames And Rainbow Trout, Grayling And Char

nd circa 1912.  new revised and enlarged Edn,.  138 pages, full page and text illus, some neat pencil notes to text margin, circular stamp on 1/2 title for J Gillett Fishing Tackle Manufacturer, Fleet Street, original plain green cloth, some surface rubbing, vg-. [12644]
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Author: BICKERDYKE John

Angling For Pike

n/d circa 1916.  rev Edn,.  86 pages, pictorial illus paper covers, this edition entirely revised by A Courtney Williams. [8876]
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Author: BICKERDYKE John

Angling For Pike A Practical And Comprehensive Work On The Most Approved Methods Of Fishing For Pike Or Jack; Including An Account Of Some New Tackles For Spinning, Live-Baiting, And Trolling

1888.  1st Edn,.  Upcott Gill.  VIII 96 pages, 20pp adverts, frontis illus "an old pike" + text illus, foxing to frontis and title page, original cloth titles in silver, vg. [14025]
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Author: BICKERDYKE John

The Book Of The All Round Angler

1900.  new edition revised and enlarged.  Upcott Gill.  Angling for coarse fish, xiii-129pages + Angling for pike 97 pages Angling for game fish 131 pages Angling in salt water 118 pages, + index xxviii followed by 24 pages of adverts. With over 283 illustrations, cracking to inner hinge paper but contents tight. In the publisher's green cloth, a very good clean copy. A classic Victorian, Edwardian guide to angling [22195]
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Author: BICKERDYKE John

The Book Of The All Round Angler, A Comprehensive Treatise On Angling In Both Fresh And Salt Water

1922.  5th revised Edn,.  XV 141, 99, 152, 125, XXIX pages, full page illus from photos, drawings to text, brown cloth, vg, the book is divided into 4 parts, part 1 course fishing, part 2 pike, part 3 game fishing, part 4 sea fishing. [12647]
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Author: BICKERDYKE John

The Book Of The All Round Angler, A Comprehensive Treatise On Angling In Both Fresh And Salt Water

1922.  5th revised Edn,.  XV 141, 99, 152, 125, XXIX pages, full page illus from photos, drawings to text, brown cloth, bottom of 1 corner bumped with small crack to cloth o/w vg, the book is divided into 4 parts, part 1 course fishing, part 2 pike, part 3 game fishing, part 4 sea fishing. [9482]
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Author: BICKERDYKE John

Letters to Sea Fishers

1902.  2nd revised Edn,.  XII 342 pages, adv, text and full page illus, original blue cloth cover with gilt title to upper board and photograph insert of T.S.Manning and a 370lb jew fish. The book covers tackle, bait methods, the fish etc. [7636]
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Author: "BLACK PALMER" J.M.Steel

Scotch Loch Fishing

1882.  1st Edn,.  William Blackwood and Sons.  VIII 81 pages, advert leaf, text illus, each page interleaved, some foxing to EP's, green cloth, gilt title and fly to upper board. [13537]
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Author: "BLACK PALMER" J.M.Steel

Scotch Loch Fishing

1882.  1st Edn,.  VIII 81 pages, Interleaved with blank pages, foxing to prelims, vg-. [3387]
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Author: BLACKER William

Blacker's Art Of Fly Making and Comprising Angling and Dyeing of Colours With Engravings of Salmon and Trout Flies. Showing the Progress of the Gentle Craft as Taught in These Pages With Descriptions of Flies For the Season of the Year as They Come Out of the Water

1855.  rewritten and revised by the author Blacker "himself fishing tackle maker" Edn,.  the author.  22 engraved plates including the title page, b/w frontis 17 are hand coloured; the plates on card. Publisher's blind stamped green cloth, A very good copy. Blacker worked from 54 Dean Street, Soho, London from 1842 - 1857. In 1842 he published The Art Of Angling And Complete System Of Fly Making. The book was reissued in 1843 as Blacker's Catechism Of Fly Making, this edition contained actual flies, the numbering of flies differ in some copies. The book was reissued in 1855 as Blacker's Art Of Fly Making. The plate list is part of a four-page review of the book dated April 29, 1855, referring to the recently published Art Of Fly Making. The plate list calls for 22 plates including the engraved title page; the review of the book by Bells Life In London it is noted that "the book contains no fewer than 17 engraved plates" and how "Blacker supervised the colouring of the plates to the highest standard". It has been noted that Blacker issued many of his books to order, this would account for the variations to books containing flies. [22544]
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Author: BLACKER William

Blacker's Art Of Fly Making and Comprising Angling and Dyeing of Colours With Engravings of Salmon and Trout Flies. Showing the Progress of the Gentle Craft as Taught in These Pages With Descriptions of Flies For the Season of the Year as They Come Out of the Water

1855.  rewritten and revised by the author Blacker "himself fishing tackle maker" Edn,.  the author.  54 Dean St, Soho.  xi 259 pages, rewritten and revised by the author Blacker "himself fishing tackle maker 54 Dean St Soho", 22 engraved plates including the title page, coloured frontis and 17 hand coloured plates of fly-tying material and flies: 3 uncoloured plates of minnow, pike, and paternoster and barbel tackle, the plates all on card. Recased in the original full black leather binding with the original end papers retained the spine relayed, gilt borders to covers. Blacker worked at 54 Dean Street, Soho, London from 1842 - 1857. In 1842 he published The Art Of Angling And Complete System Of Fly Making. The book was reissued in 1843 as Blacker's Catechism Of Fly Making, this edition contained actual flies, the numbering of flies differ in some copies. The book was reissued in 1855 as Blacker's Art Of Fly Making. This copy is an early issue containing the scarce coloured frontis. There is no plate list, other than a list of plates which is part of a four-page review of the book dated April 29, 1855, referring to the recently published Art Of Fly Making. The list calls for 22 plates including the engraved title page; the review of the book by Bells Life In London it is noted that "the book contains no fewer than 17 engraved plates" and how "Blacker supervised the colouring of the plates to the highest standard" the advert is paginated v - viii. It has been noted that Blacker issued many of his books to order, this would account for the variations to books containing flies. I have handled other copies of the 1855 edition where all the plates are uncoloured or differ in number. This copy has one plate placed in the wrong place pp 100 rather than at pp110. [23800]
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Author: BLAIKIE J.Brunton

I Go A-Fishing

1928.  1st Edn,.  Edward Arnold and Co.  224 pages, 9 full page illus, vg. Fishing in Norway, Ireland and Scotland [13938]
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Author: BLAKEY J.W.editor

The Angler, A Weekly Newspaper Devoted To All Round Angling

January 6 to June 30.  The Northern Angler.  Scarborough.  Vol. IV numbers 71 to 96, 370 pages, 4to., text illus, 5 fine colour plates of fish as called for, adverts throughout, green cloth, gilt title to upper cover. 4 x 1cm damage to cloth rear board front edge. Includes article by the "Trent Otter" and J.J.Armistead. [11042]
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Author: BLAKEY J.W.editor

The Angler, A Weekly Newspaper Devoted To All Round Angling

January 6 to June 30.  The Northern Angler Limited.  Scarborough.  Vol. IV, numbers 71 to 96, 370 pages, 4to., text illus also 5 full page colour plates, tench, brook trout, carp, eels, ruff and millers thumb, bound in the publisher's green cloth, vg. A scarce angling periodical, vols. I and II were published as The Northern Angler, although the binding is still titled The Northern Angler, articles on fishing varies from the Thames to articles on game and coarse fishing, angling matches, etc. Contributors include J.W.Martin (The Trent Otter), J.J.Armistead, J.W.Blakey. [18676]
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Author: BLAKEY Robert

The Angler's Complete Guide To the Rivers And Lakes Of England

1859.  second revised and enlarged Edn,.  W Kent & Co.  XVIII 183 pages, woodcut frontis "the angler", recased in the original pictorial paper covered boards, rubbing to corners and edges, new spine, vg-. W/S 34 [15474]
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Author: BLAKEY Robert

Angling, How To Angle And Where To Go

1898.  new Edn,.  George Routledge and Sons Ltd.  XVI 285 pages, 7 plates by Avery Lewis, revised with notes and memoir by "Red Spinner" (William Senior). A guide to how to fish, where to go to fish i.e. the Thames, West and South West counties, lakes of Wales, Scotland, Ireland etc. bound in later not recent 1/2 dark green morocco, gilt decoration to spine, vg+. [14150]
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Author: BLAKEY Robert

Angling, How To Angle And Where To Go

1898.  new Edn,.  XVI 285 pages, illus, pictorial covers VG. with notes and memoir by "Red Spinner" (William Senior). [9551]
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Author: BLAKEY Robert

Angling Or How To Angle And Where To Go

nd circa 1860.  rep Edn,.  188 pages, advs, illus, odd ink spot to pictorial orange covers o/w vg. [10595]
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Author: BLAKEY Robert

Angling Or How To Angle And Where To Go

nd circa 1860.  rep Edn,.  188 pages, advs, illus, pictorial orange covers, vg. [411]
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Author: BLAKEY Robert

Angling Or How To Angle And Where To Go

nd circa 1860.  rep Edn,.  George Routledge.  188 pages, advert leaf, frontis + 7 full page illus bound in at rear, dark green covers, title and fishing vignette within floral borders printed in black to upper board. WS34 [15639]
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Author: BLUETT Jeffery

Sea Trout And Occasional Salmon

1948.  1st Edn,.  Cassell.  V111, 152 pages, coloured frontis of flies and full page + text illus, vg in dj, dj darkened on spine. [17155]
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Author: BLUETT Jeffery

Sea Trout And Occasional Salmon

1948.  1st Edn,.  Cassell.  V111, 152 pages, coloured frontis of flies and full page + text illus, vg in dj. [14758]
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Author: BOCCIUS Gottlieb

Fish In Rivers And Streams: A Treatise On The Production And Management Of Fish In Fresh Waters, By Artificial Spawning, Breeding and Rearing, Showing Also The Cause Of THe Depletion Of All Rivers And Streams

1848.  1st Edn,.  38 pages, original cloth with paper title label to upper board, fade marks to cloth. [12001]
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Author: BOCCIUS Gottlieb

Fish In Rivers And Streams: A Treatise On The Production And Management Of Fish In Fresh Waters, By Artificial Spawning, Breeding and Rearing, Showing Also The Cause Of The Depletion Of All Rivers And Streams

1848.  1st Edn,.  John Van Voorst.  38 pages, original cloth with paper title label to upper board, a very good copy bound in contemporary 1/2 morocco. [14158]
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Author: BOMPAS George C.

A Life Of Frank Buckland

1887.  new Edn,.  IX 433 pages, portrait frontis of Buckland, publishers decorated cloth, contains much on fish culture and especially salmon. The author was Buckland's brother in law, vg. [12464]
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Author: BOOSEY Thomas

Anecdotes Of Fish And Fishing

1887.  1st Edn,.  251 pages, few pages badly opened causing margin tear, pictorial gilt spine vg. Section on carp, chub, tench, trout fishing around the world. etc. [6148]
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Author: BOOSEY Thomas

Anecdotes Of Fish And Fishing

1887.  1st Edn,.  Hamilton Adams and Co.  251 pages, light rubbing to head of pictorial gilt spine vg. Section on carp, chub, tench, and trout fishing around the world. etc. [13160]
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Author: BOOSEY Thomas

Piscatorial Reminiscences And Gleanings By An Old Angler And Bibliopolist To Which Is Added A Catalogue Of Books On Angling

1835.  1st Edn,.  William Pickering.  XVI 255 pages, 40 page catalogue of books unpaginated, engraved frontis of anglers in decorative borders, woodcut illus of fish within text, publishers cloth, a vg clean copy. Westwood and Satchell 19 notes the reminiscences were compiled by Thomas Boosey. The catalogue which has a separate title page dated 1836, this was contributed by Mr Pickering [19697]
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Author: BOOSEY Thomas

Piscatorial Reminiscences And Gleanings By An Old Angler And Bibliopoliot To Which Is Added A Catalogue Of Books On Angling

1835.  1st Edn,.  William Pickering.  XVI 255 pages, (40 pages) unpaginated catalogue + advert leaf for Pickering Publications, engraved frontis of anglers in decorative borders, tide mark to top inner corner of frontis, some spotting to prelims and frontis, original cloth with paper label soiled. Westwood and Satchell (19) notes the reminiscences were compiled by Thomas Boosey. The catalogue which has a separate title page dated 1836, this was contributed by Mr Pickering [13550]
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Author: BOWLKER C.

Art of Angling or Compleat Fly Fisher

1792.  6th Edn,.  Birmingham.  XI 118 pages, Engraved frontis, one advert leaf for John Higginbotham fishing rod maker on front paste down, contemporary full calf binding.VG [2072]
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Author: BRADLEY A.G.

Clear Waters Trouting Days And Trouting Ways In Wales, The West Country And The Scottish Borderland

1915.  1st Edn,.  VII 379 pages, advs, illus, some foxing to prelims, small circular paper label on spine, Manchester Anglers Assoc. vg. [12590]
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Author: BRAITHWAITE Geo Foster

The Salmonide of Westmorland Angling Reminiscences and Leaves from an Angler's Notebook

1884.  1st Edn,.  Kendal.  188 pages, Frontis and 3 other full page plates, 2 neat lines in ink hand-written to errata page margin, green cloth with gilt fishing vignette to upper board, head of spine rubbed. [2954]
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Author: BRAITHWAITE Geo Foster

The Salmonide of Westmorland Angling Reminiscences and Leaves from an Angler's Notebook

1884.  1st Edn,.  Hamilton Adams and Co., Kendal.  188 pages, Frontis and 3 other full page plates, new end papers, green cloth with gilt fishing vignette to upper board, vg. [13536]
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Author: BRANDIN, PER

A FLY ROD WITH A SOUL. The Bamboo Fishing Rods and Life of E.C. Powell, Angler.

2021.  1st Edn.  Little West Kill Press..  Shelburne Falls MA U.S.A.  xxvi -210 (4) pages,. 4to illustrated throughout in colour and b/w from photographs and line drawings. Bound in rust coloured cloth with rod vignette in black to the upper with the title in black to the spine, in publishers' brown cloth covered slipcase. A fine copy limited to 100 copies signed and numbered (77) by Per Brandin. This is the definitive book on E.C. Powell, the California bamboo fly rod maker. Per Brandin has written an incredible history of the Powell rod, including his analysis of the intricacies of the various Powell tapers and the characteristics that make Powell rods so special. [23480]
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Author: BRENNAN Joe

Tuna Clipper Challenge

1957.  1st Edn,.  Dodd Mead Company.  New York.  209 pages, big game angling bookplate of Jack Reece to front paste down, green cloth, a vg copy in dj, neat repair to verso at base. A big game fishing story. [16867]
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Author: BRIDGETT R.C.

Loch Fishing Theory And Practice

1962.  1st Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins.  96 pages, 18 illus 2 being in colour of fish, contemporary ownership inscription to front paste down, some spotting throughout, publishers green cloth, title in black. [19649]
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