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Author: WEST Leonard

The Natural Trout Fly and its Imitation Being an Angler's Record of Insects Seen At The Waterside and the Methods of Tying the Flies

nd Circa 1912.  1st Edn,.  the author.  St Helens.  144 pages, 19 plates, 13 in colour of flies, some foxing to EP's and occasionally to contents ammorial bookplate of Norman James McCaskis to front paste down, original green cloth, gilt title to upper boards, vg. .A classic work on fly-tyeing and trout fishing and of fly-fishing entomology. Hampton states that this edition was limited to 1500 copies. [12948]
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Author: WEST Leonard

The Natural Trout Fly and its Imitation Being an Angler's Record of Insects Seen At The Waterside and the Methods of Tying the Flies

nd Circa 1912.  1st Edn,.  The Author.  St Helens.  144 pages, 19 plates, 13 in colour of flies, some foxing to EP's and occasionally to contents, original green cloth, gilt title to upper boards, vg. .A classic work on fly-tyeing and trout fishing and of fly-fishing entomology. Hampton states that this edition was limited to 1500 copies. [2133]
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Author: WEST Leonard

The Natural Trout Fly and its Imitation Being an Angler's Record of Insects Seen At The Waterside and the Methods of Tying the Flies

1912.  1st Edn,.  the Author.  St Helens.  144 pages, TEG, 19 plates, 13 in colour of flies, apart from some light foxing to FEP, a very clean copy in the original green cloth, gilt title to upper boards. [14924]
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Author: WESTWOOD Thomas

The Chronicle Of The Complete Angler Izaak Walton And Charles Cotton Being A Bibliographical Record Of Its Various Phases And Mutations

1883.  W Satchell.  xxii 9 pages, 4 page adverts, large 8vo., occasional pencil lining to blank margins, publishers 1/4 roan over cloth covered boards, some surface rubbing to the spine, this edition with notes and additions by Thomas Satchell. The first was published in 1864, the adverts at the end printed in red and black are for Satchell publications of old fishing books. The book describes 94 editions of the Compleat Angler 1653-1881 Coigney page 383 Appendix B [21408]
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Author: WETZER Charles M.

American Fishing Books

1990.  Meadow Run Press.  Ston Harbour, NJ, USA.  235 pages, 4to., b/w illus, big game angling bookplate of Jack Reece to front paste down, a fine copy in dj. A facsimile reprint of the 1950's edition with a new introduction by Henry A Siegel, the best of the reprints. [17007]
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Author: WHEAT Peter

The Fighting Barbel

1967.  1st Edn,.  Ernest Benn.  115 pages, advs, illus with photos and drawings, vg in dj, light surface rubbing to rear flap of dj. Includes distributions by Peter Stone, Richard Walker, Tag Barnes, Carl Forbes etc., a very difficult title to find. [5674]
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Author: WHEAT Peter

The Fighting Barbel

1967.  1st Edn,.  Ernest Benn.  115 pages, advs, illus with photos and drawings, vg in dj, light rubbing to head and tail of spine of dj, surface rubbing to rear flap. Includes distributions by Peter Stone, Richard Walker, Tag Barnes, Carl Forbes etc., a very difficult title to find. [20799]
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Author: WHEAT Peter

Pelham Manual Of River Coarse Fishing

1978.  revised Edn,.  Pelham Books.  181 pages, illus, signed on FEP by Peter Wheat, vg in dj. [6444]
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Author: WHEAT Peter (compiler)

The Fighting Barbel

2000.  2nd Edn.  The Medlar Press.  Ellesmere, Shrops.  131 pages, text illustrations from photographs and drawings. Publishers' cloth with gilt title and barbel vignette to upper board A fine copy number 165 of a limited edition of 800 copies. First published in 1967 with chapters contributed by Peter Stone, Dick Walker, Fred Russell, John Ginifer, S.Donald Stone, John Mitchell, Ian R. Howcroft, Alan Barker and Tag Barnes. [22194]
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Author: WHEAT Peter editor

Fishing As We Find It

1967.  1st Edn,.  Warne.  153 pages, illus, pictorial laminated covers, vg+ copy in similar dj, includes contributions from Jim Gibbinson, Fred J. Taylor, David Forbes, Frank Guttfield etc. [20689]
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Author: WHEATLEY Hewitt

The Rod And Line, Or Practical Hints And Dainty Devices For The Sure Taking Of Trout Grayling etc In Five Parts.

2002.  reprint.  Fly Fisher''s Classic Library.  Moreton Hampstead, Devon.  AEG, 9 plates in colour of baits, flies etc. This is one of the de-luxe edition of 25 numbered copies, this being No 6 bound in full dark green morroco with a salmon fly The Captain tied by Bo Nielsen of Denmark and mounted within in the upper board. The book contained in a silk lined dark green drop over box. A fine copy, this edition has a new introduction by David Beazley, first published in 1849. Thomas Westwood noted tyhe book as "Characterised by a mixture of caustic humour and sound practical knowledge" [19117]
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Author: WHEELDON J.P.

Angling Resorts Near London, The Thames And The Lea

1878.  Trubner and Co.  218 pages, advs, some spotting to contents, cracking to end paper hinges, original brown cloth with gilt fishing scene to upper boards, head and tail of spine chipped, some darkening to cloth, gilt a little dull on spine, g+.. [19365]
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Author: WHEELDON J.P.

Sporting Facts And Fancies

1894.  1st Edn,.  Edgar S Shrubsole.  261 pages + adverts, publishers light blue cloth, vg, articles on fishing and shooting including roach, carp, pike fishing. [9358]
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Author: WHEELDON J.P.

Sporting Facts And Fancies

1894.  1st Edn,.  Edgar S Shrubsole.  261 pages, advs with advert for Kynoch cartridges to rear board, publishers light blue cloth titled in black, vg, articles on fishing and shooting including roach, carp, pike fishing. Wheeldon was the author of Angling Resorts Near London [12869]
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Author: WHEELDON J.P.

Sporting Facts And Fancies

1894.  1st Edn,.  261 pages + adverts, publishers light blue cloth, vg, articles on fishing and shooting including roach, carp, pike fishing. [9204]
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Author: WHEELEY C.H.

Coarse Fish With Notes On Taxidermy Fishing In The Lower Thames, etc

1897.  1st Edn,.  VIII 268 pages, full page and text illus, green cloth binding, gilt title to upper board, head and spine rubbed, vg-, published in The Anglers Library, and edited by Sir Herbert Maxwell, and F G Aflalo. A practical account of modern methods of taking coarse fish with special regards to the Thames. [9855]
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Author: WHEELEY C.H.

Coarse Fish With Notes On Taxidermy Fishing In The Lower Thames, etc

1897.  1st Edn,.  VIII 268 pages, adv, full page and text illus, bookplate of the Manchester Anglers Assoc. to front paste down, green cloth binding, gilt title to upper board, vg, published in The Anglers Library, and edited by Sir Herbert Maxwell, and F G Aflalo. A practical account of modern methods of taking coarse fish with special regards to the Thames. [12544]
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Author: WHEELEY C.H.

Coarse Fish With Notes On Taxidermy Fishing In The Lower Thames, etc

nd circa 1900.  reprint Edn,.  VIII 268 pages, full page and text illus, green decorated covers, vg, published in The Anglers Library, and edited by Sir Herbert Maxwell, and F G Aflalo. A practical account of modern methods of taking coarse fish with special regards to the Thames. [14342]
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Author: WHITEHOUSE Ken

Roach and Dace

1970.  1st.  Camden Publishing Co Ltd.  120 pages, Illustrated in b/w from the photographs and line drawings by Edward Andrews, stamp of the Anglers Mail to front end paper. Pictorial card covers, a vg copy, includes Coarse fishing in the rivers of the south, especially the Thames. [22187]
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Author: WHITING William

Sweet Obsessions Carp And Willowdown

nd Circa 1990.  1st Edn.  The author.  56 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, pictorial card cover, a fine copy. Angling for carp over 20 years at a lake in Suffolk named by the author as Willowdown Pool also includes a collection of the author's poems. [21540]
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Author: WILCOCKS J.C.

The Sea Fisherman, Comprising the Chief Methods Of Hook and Line Fishing In The British And Other Seas, And Remarks On Nets, Boats, And Boating

nd 1865.  1st Edn,.  Stephen Barbet, Guernsey for the author..  196 pages, 12 pages related advs. upwards of 100 illustrations, bound in contemporary plain 1/2 leather, cloth sides generally darkened and rubbed to edges, g+. Privately printed and published by the author. "The first text book of sea angling and notable as the only early angling book I know to be published in the Channel Islands" rare, David Beazley Bloomsbury Sale 2003 [12715]
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Author: WILCOCKS J.C.

The Sea Fisherman, Comprising the Chief Methods Of Hook and Line Fishing In The British And Other Seas, And Remarks On Nets, Boats, And Boating

1875.  3rd new enlarged and almost entirely rewritten Edn,.  XVI 298 pages, 12 pages advs. illus throughout, some spotting to prelims, original blue cloth with gilt eel basket to upper board, light rubbing to corners of covers, vg-. Describes the fish, tackle, baits etc. [12718]
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Author: WILCOCKS J.C.

The Sea Fisherman, Comprising the Chief Methods Of Hook and Line Fishing In The British And Other Seas, And Remarks On Nets, Boats, And Boating

1875.  3rd new enlarged and almost entirely rewritten Edn,.  XVI 298 pages, 12 pages advs. illus throughout, bookplate and stamp on EP's for the Manchester Anglers Assoc, original blue cloth with gilt eel basket to upper board. [11337]
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Author: William o'' ye west (William Forsyth)

Lay of Lochleven

1887.  1st Edn.  Robert Forrester.  Glasgow.  108 pp, Top edge gilt 25 plates from line drawings 19 are portraits 6 are of views of anglers etc. Publishers blue cloth gilt vignette of the Saint Mungo Angling Club to upper board repeated in blind stamp to rear cover slight crease mark to spine cloth. A very good copy, a long descriptive poem relating to the loch and the club and members. [22127]
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Author: WILLIAMS F.T.

The Anglers Pocket Diary And Monthly Guide

1867.  1st Edn,.  unpaginated, publishers limp brown patterned covers, gilt title to upper board, vg. The last few pages show details of fishing stations with cost of return tickets and distances form London issued by a Long Acre tacklemaker. W/S 240 [15398]
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Author: WILLIAMS Russ, CADIEUX Charles L.

The Ways Of Game Fish

1972.  1st Edn,.  Chicago.  326 pages, large 4to., illus with colour plates and drawings and etchings by Bob Hines, Fred Sweny and R.H.Palenski, pictorial end papers, presentation inscription on FEP margins to Rex Wood and signed by both authors, original blue cloth with coloured insert of a fisherman to upper board in worn dj, this edition is published as a collector's edition. [12170]
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Author: WILLIS BUND J.

Salmon Problems

1885.  1st Edn,.  VI 215 pages, bookplate of the Manchester Anglers Assoc, a vg copy, the author was chairman of the Severn Fishing Board. [12581]
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Author: WILMOTT Mike

Carp Life

2002.  reprint Edn,.  Essential Products.  Bridgewater.  313 pages, large 8vo., illus with colour photographs and drawings, signed on FEP by Mike Wilmott, fine in dj. ike Willmott has earned himself the reputation of becomining of the country's most successful and highly respected carp anglers of our time. [15341]
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Author: WILSON James

The Rod And The Gun Being Two Treatises On Angling And Shooting

1840.  1st Edn,.  Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh.  XII 10 439 pages, advert leaf, frontis foxed + 8 other engraved plates and text illus, publishers cloth darkened with gilt title and sporting vignette to spine, head and tail of spine rubbed. Between the two treatises is a 10 page list of angling books, "The treatise is much above the ordinary level as a manual" WS 242. [14648]
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Author: WILSON James

The Rod And The Gun Being Two Treatises On Angling And Shooting

1841.  reprint Edn,.  Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh.  VII 468 pages, TEG, engraved frontis, full page engraved plates and text illus, bound by J Larkins in 1/2 tan morroco, sporting motifs to spine, some darkening to the leather, original cloth covers bound in at rear, the fishing extends to 276 pages with a 10 page list of books on angling, the remaining pages cover shooting, and is based on the Oakleigh Shooting Code by the author but with large additions, both treatises appeared in a lesser form in the Encyclopedia Britannica Riling 508 "The treatise of angling is much above the ordinary level as a manual" W.S. 242 [14265]
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Author: WILSON John

Fifty Years A Fisherman, The Autobiography Of John Wilson

1999.  Boxtree.  256 pages, 4to, illus in colour and b/w from photographs and drawings, fine in dj, personal inscription to Len signed by John Wilson, Len is Len Head author of "Tench" and other angling books and articles. [21249]
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Author: WILSON John

A Specimen Fishing Year, John Wilson's Fishing Year

1977.  1st Edn,.  A & C Black.  159 pages, illus, vg in dj, small chip along top edge of dj 10x10cm of front flap. John Wilson's first book. A year fishing for specimen fish in Norfolk [11015]
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Author: WILSON John

A Specimen Fishing Year, John Wilson's Fishing Year

1977.  1st Edn,.  A & C Black.  159 pages, illus, a vg clean copy in similar price clipped dj, no other defects. John Wilson's first book. A year fishing for specimen fish in Norfolk [15996]
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Author: WILSON R.L.

Ruger & His Guns: A History of the Man, the Company and Their firearmsge The Official History Of Colt Firearms, From 1836 To The Present

1996.  1st Edn,.  Simon & Schuster,.  New York.  viii -358, Landscape 4to illustrated throughout in colour from photographs and in b/w with line drawings. A fine copy in DJ. Special edition of 250 copies this being number 170 inscribed to Rob Adams and signed by R Wilson. [22158]
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Author: WILSON T.K.

The Trout Spinners Companion

1952.  1st Edn,.  Skipton Printers Ltd.  Skipton.  88 pages, published by the author, advs, illus with photographs of baits etc + drawings, pictorial card covers, vg. [15487]
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Author: WILSON T.K.

The Trout Spinners Companion

1952.  1st Edn,.  The Skipton Printers Ltd.  Skipton.  88 pages, advs, illus, pictorial card covers, some soiling to covers, g+. [15669]
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Author: WINSHIP Bill

Pike Waters, An Expert Guide To Pike Fishing In Great Britain And Ireland

1990.  1st Edn,.  Boydell.  Woodbridge.  142 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, drawings, maps etc, vg+ in dj. [19393]
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Author: WISE Col Hugh D.

Tigers Of The Sea

1937.  1st Edn,.  Dorrydale Press.  New York.  xvi 186 pages, lge 8vo, illus, limited to 950 copies, rear hinge paper cracked. Original light green cloth binding with gilt lettering and shark decorations to upper board and spine fading to cloth G + [5398]
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Author: WOOD John

Carp, Location Feeding And Bait

.  1st Edn.  FishBookSender.  Sarn.  247 pages, illus in b/w from drawings etc, publishers pictorial card covers, a fine copy. [21683]
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Author: WOOLLEY Roger

The Fly Fisher's Flies

1948.  2nd Edn,.  The Fishing gazette Ltd.  59 pages, 4mo. illus, vg. This new edition has been revised by the author and includes illustrations of nearly 200 flies. [21210]
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Author: WOOLLEY Roger

The Fly Fisher's Flies

1948.  2nd Edn,.  The Fishing gazette Ltd.  59 pages, 12mo. illus, publishers green rexine binding gilt title to upper board vg. This new edition has been revised by the author and includes illustrations of nearly 200 flies. [19755]
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Author: WORTHINGTON S.and E.B.

Inland Waters Of Africa, The Result Of Two Expeditions To The Great Lakes Of Kenya And Uganda, With Accounts Of Their Biology, Native Tribes And Development

1933.  1st Edn,.  Macmillan.  XIX 259 pages, frontis illus of a "monster nile perch" + 39 b/w plates from photographs, large folding map, publishers brown cloth, vg. Includes chapters on fish, flesh and fowl, primitive fishermen, farming the waters, angling for trout etc., [16072]
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Author: YARRELL William

A History Of British Fishes

1861.  2nd Edn,.  John Van Vorst.  2 Vols, xlviii 464 628 pages, TEG, illus with 500 wood engravings, spotting to and some browning to end papers, bound in a near contemporary 1/2 dark green morroco spine in 6 compartments, ornate gilt centerpiece within decorative border, a vg attractive set. The 1st edition was published in 1836 with a supplement added in 1839. The second edition incorporated the supplement and also extra material and engravings. "indispensable in every English Anglers Library as a work of reference. Yarrell was, besides, an angler, and his work contains many useful hints in connection with the sport. WS 243/44 [16610]
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Author: YATES Christopher

Casting At The Sun The Reflections Of A Carp Fisher

1986.  1st Edn,.  Pelham.  232 pages, b/w illustrations from photographs by the author, + illustrations by Clare Hatcher, pictorial end-papers.Foreword by "BB" vg in dj , dj has light rubbing to head of spine . A modern classic on carp fishing. [15305]
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Author: YATES Christopher

Casting At The Sun The Reflections Of A Carp Fisher

1986.  1st Edn,.  Pelham.  232 pages, b/w illustrations from photographs by the author, + illustrations by Clare Hatcher, pictorial end-papers.Foreword by "BB"a fine copy in dj . A modern classic on carp fishing. [14197]
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Author: YOUNG

The Young Anglers Companion, Giving A Description Of All The Different Methods Of Angling. The Best Baits And Tackle As Well As The Times And Seasons For Using them Illustrated With Fifty Engravings, Also A Description Of Trolling And Fly Fishing. With A Correct Account Of The Manner Of making Artificial Flies, Tying Hooks, Repairing Tackle etc etc

Circa 1820.  James March.  12 Webber St and 5 Great Charlotte St,.  26 pages, hand coloured frontis, illus, perch fishing with colour vignette of the salmon to title page, woodcuts to text, buff card covers, upper cover printed as title page, rear cover remarks for the season. WS 14 [15414]
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Author: YOUNG Andrew

The Angler And The Tourist's Guide To The Rivers, Lakes And Remarkable Places In The Northern Counties Of Scotland To Which Is Added Instructions To Young Anglers

1857.  1st Edn,.  Adam and Charles Black.  Edinburgh.  IV 117 pages, 12mo, large folding map before title, strengthened on fold some discolouration to free EP. Original green cloth within fishing devices, repeated in blind stamp to rear board, even fading to spine. [16921]
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Author: YOUNG Archibald

The Angler's & Sketchers Guide to Sutherland

1880.  1st Edn,.  William Patterson.  Edinburgh.  11930 pages, folding map before title, spotting to EP's, publisher's green cloth, gilt title to upper board, a vg copy of the scarce 1st edition. Salmon and trout fishing in the area with a chapter on flies and tackle. [14098]
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Author: YOUNG Archibald

The Angler's & Sketchers Guide to Sutherland

1881.  2nd Edn,.  editor William Patterson.  Edinburgh.  X 130 pages, advs, folding map, inner hinge paper cracked, original brown cloth with gilt title to upper board, this edition has extra material. [2985]
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Author: YOUNG FISHERMAN

The Young Fisherman A Complete Guide To Angling Showing The Tackle And Bait Required, The Rivers, Ponds etc.,

nd circa 1856.  . Edn,.  H Elliot.  11 pages, adverts, printed blue paper covers showing fish vignette and title to upper flap, advert to rear. No 4 of Eliot's one penny pamphlets, small circular bookplate of Alan John Jarvis to verso of front flap, vg contained in 1/4 leather drop over box. W/S94 [17335]
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Author: YOUNGER John

On River Angling And Salmon And Trout: More Particularly As Practised In The Tweed And Its Tributaries

1840.  1st 2nd issue Edn,.  William Blackwood and Sons.  Edinburgh.  94 pages, AEG, 16mo, 1 page table of salmon flies, publishers limp green cloth, gilt title and fish vignette to upper board, cloth slightly faded but still a vg+ copy of a fragile and scarce book. John Younger was a shoemaker at Kelso who enjoyed a great local reputation as an angler and fly dresser. WS 244 [14008]
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Author: YOUNGER John

River Angling For Salmon And Trout

1864.  rep Edn,.  Kelso.  XII 220 pages, frontis illus of the author, original blind stamped cloth with gilt fishing vignette to upper boards, slight mottling to rear boards, still a vg copy. This is the last edition with a 35 page memoir of the author and a list of tweed salmon flies also includes chapter on creeper fishing. John Younger was a shoemaker at Kelso who enjoyed a great local reputation as an angler Westwood Satchell 244 [6368]
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Author: YOUNGER John

River Angling For salmon And Trout With A Memoir And A List Of Tweed Salmon Casts

1995.  rep Edn,.  Fisherman''s Classic Library.  Bovey Tracey.  xviii 220 pages, advs, frontis illus of the author, 1/4 red leather binding, reprinted from the 1860 edition which has a memoir of the author, a fine copy in slipcase limited to 1000 copies. [19252]
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Author: YOUNGER John

River Angling For Salmon And Trout With A Memoir Of The Author Together With Treatise On The Salmon, And A List Of The Tweed Salmon Casts

1860.  2nd Edn,.  J. & J. H. Rutherford.  Kelso.  xliv 206 pages, advs, portrait illus of the author, original blind stamped green cloth with gilt fishing vignette to upper boards, small chip to cloth at head of spine, a vg copy. This edition contains "a memoir of the author together with a treatise on the salmon and a list of the Tweed salmon casts" also added 2 chapters on the creeper and stone fly by the editor. [2393]
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Author: ZOUCH Thomas

The Life of Izaak Walton Including Notes on his Contemporaries

1823.  1st Prowett Edn.  Septimes Prowett.  ii 93 pages, AEG, 20 plates engraved by Gosden + engraved title, some age browning to plates and text, contemporary full calf decorative central blind stamp to front and rear, spine in 5 compartments, red label corner of board showing wear and to head and tail of spine. Coigney 407 [19609]
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