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Image for <b> The Life of the Salmon: With Reference More Especially to the Fish in Scotland  </b>

The Life of the Salmon: With Reference More Especially to the Fish in Scotland

By: Calderwood, W. L.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London:, Edward Arnold,: 1907.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007365


A very good early manual on the study of Atlantic salmon including scale-reading and much on tagged fish and the knowledge obtained from their recapture. Includes chapters on smolts, grilse, salmon marking, scale samples, feeding of salmon, water conditions. Blue cloth covered boards with stamped silt titles and decoration of a salmon on the front. Bindings firm. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with rubs at corners and spine edges. 160 pa... View more info

Image for <b> The Salmon Rivers and Lochs of Scotland </b><br>[Fly-Fishing]

The Salmon Rivers and Lochs of Scotland
[Fly-Fishing]

By: Calderwood, W. L.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London:, Edward Arnold,: 1909.

Edition: First Trade issue following a Limited Edition of 350.

Seller ID: 007370


From the Preface: "In preparing this volume, my desire has been, not merely to describe the various rivers and lochs of Scotland in which the salmon angler may cast his line, but also ...to refer to points connected with the conservation or improvement of the salmon fisheries. I know full well that suggestions given officially in blue books do not generally reach the notice of those to whom ...they will be of interest, so I take this opportunity of offering a few opin... View more info

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Florida Enchantments
[Outdoor Life]

By: Dimock, A.W. & Julian

Price: $285.00

Publisher: New York:, The Outing Publishing Company,: 1908.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008632

Condition: 8vo; 318 pages.


Almost every phase of outdoor Florida life is here pictured and described from the dangerous sport of capturing live alligators in the coast rivers to life with the Bee Hunters in the interior . [Bookman] Interesting features on moonshine, Tarpon fishing, Salt water fly fishing, Manatees Dolphin, Crocodiles, and Florida Birds. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Green cloth covered boards with pictorial in th... View more info

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Kingdom of the Seashell

By: Abbott, R. Tucker

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1972

Seller ID: 009894

Condition: Fine


This is the first truly comprehensive survey of seashells. It delves into all of the shells' intriguing facets - from their biology and their influence upon art, medicine, religion, archeology and commerce to the practical aspects of shell fisheries and to the fascinating, rewarding aspects of shell collecting. Over 250 illustrations, 94 in full color. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Only flaw is that the Dust Jacket is price-cl... View more info

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: a Year of Food Life

By: Barbara Kingsolver; Camille Kingsolver; Steven L Hopp

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 2007

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 010125

ISBN: 0060852550

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>Fishing: An Outdoor Life Book. <BR>An Encyclopedic Guide to Tackle and Tactics for Fresh and Salt Water Fishing.</b>

Fishing: An Outdoor Life Book.
An Encyclopedic Guide to Tackle and Tactics for Fresh and Salt Water Fishing.

By: Bates, Joseph D.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Sunrise/E. P. Dutton & Company,: 1978

Edition: Third printing.

Seller ID: 004201


Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Ted Burwell. Bindings square and tight. Light shelf handling. Text clean. Dust jacket is price-clipped with moderate edge wear and minor sun-fading. Now, in a protective Mylar jacket. View more info

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Three Nights in August
[Baseball]

By: Bissinger, Buzz

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009612

ISBN: 0618405445

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Focusing on a St. Louis Cardinals-Chicago Cubs World Series, 3 NIGHTS IN AUGUST explores the world of baseball through the eyes of Cardinals Manager Tony La Russa. Buzz Bissinger depicts the intensity of La Russa's responsibilities, ranging from the decision to retaliate when a batter is hit by a pitch to dealing with the unexpected death of pitcher Darryl Kile.First Edition, First Printing.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a ne... View more info

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Race to Dakar

By: Boorman, Charley

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown Book Group: 2006

Seller ID: 009730

ISBN: 0316027111

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED with an inscription by the author. Unread, Minor handling bumps to fore-edge. "Replete with colorful characters, hair-raising action and enough raw machismo to knock over an elephant." -Kirkus Reviews View more info

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The Complete Book of Spinning and Baitcasting
[Sport-fishing]

By: Cederberg, Goran; Hansen, Jens Ploug

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, England:, Swan Hill Press,: 1998.

Seller ID: 007175

ISBN: 1840370807


Written by two highly experienced sport fishermen eager to share their knowledge with other, especially about the exciting and demanding variety of situations that face us in spinning and bait casting.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>Augusta National and the Masters: A Photographer's Scrapbook  </b><br>{Golf History]

Augusta National and the Masters: A Photographer's Scrapbook
{Golf History]

By: Christian, Frank; Brown, Cal

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Chelesa, Michigan:, Sleeping Bear Press,: 1996.

Seller ID: 008765

ISBN: 1886947112<br>


The Masters has always been very special to me- and, it is wonderful to enjoy the history and tradition of this great tournament through the photos of Frank Christian. He's the best! - Jack Nicklaus No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Dinghy Building

By: Creagh-Osborne, Richard

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York State, John de Graff: 1978

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 010110

ISBN: 0828600732

Condition: Very Good


A very through manual intended for a skilled amateur builder. Covering a range of methods, including cold mounting, clinker, carvel, single and double chine, GRP, and bonded plywood. Advice is given on painting and fitting out.Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. American edition of Adlard Coles British Edition. View more info

Image for <b> Lefty Kreh's American Masters Fly Fishing Symposium.  </b><br>Three volumes - Complete

Lefty Kreh's American Masters Fly Fishing Symposium.
Three volumes - Complete

By: Dan Blanton; Gary Borger; Lefty Kreh; Flip Pallot; John Randolph; Jim Terry; Dave Whitlock

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama, Odysseus Editions: 1992 - 1993

Seller ID: 009998

Condition: New


Volume 1: Skills. 1992; 160 pages. Volume 2: Tackle. 1993; 176 pages. Volume 3: The Travel, The Fish; The Life. 144 pages. Lefty Kreh is arguably the world's best-known fly fisherman. Using his years of experience teaching novice and other expert fly fishers he has presented this collection. Books are unread - unopened. No flaws or blemishes but a hint of age-spotting on top edge. Still Giftable. 7.75 inches tall, illustrated with color photos an... View more info

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Hunting on Kenai Peninsula and Observations on the Increase of Big Game in North America
[Alaska]

By: Eddy, J.W. [John Whittemore]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Seattle, Lowman & Hanford Co: 1925

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 009508

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by the author on the front fly leaf: "To Henry Dickinson [?], From John W. Eddy, Nashville, April 27, 1929." Eddy was a bear hunting fanatic and his books are respected to this day. This is his first and scarcest title, printed by a relatively small publisher. Publisher's Green Stamped cloth; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Light wear to cloth, rubbing to extremities, mild bumps to t... View more info

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Sketches in Stable and Kennel
[English Country Life]

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London: England, Nattali & Maurce Ltd: 1944

Seller ID: 009702

Condition: Very Good


Lionel Edwards (1878 - 1966) was a British artist who specialized in painting horses and other aspects of British country life. He is best known for his hunting scenes but also painted pictures of horse racing, shooting and fishing. He provided illustrations for Country Life, The Sphere, The Graphic and numerous books. [wiki] Rather than the usual scenes of the horse and hound in the field, Mr. Lionel Edwards has drawn and painted his subjects for this volume, not... View more info

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Beasts of the Chase
[ English Country Life] [Horse and Hound]

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Putman & Company: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009704

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. This is bound as the Limited Edition but no limitation page. 4to; 27 cm.; 10.75 inches tall. vii - 50 pages. Illustrated with 8 color plates and 21 b/w drawings. In the words of Major Guy Paget. "Lionel Edwards is a landscape painter in the very top class, worthy to rank with any of the 19th century. He can paint the Hunt scurry as good and life-like as Ferneley, on a background worthy of Birket Foster..He has only to see a Hunt gal... View more info

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A Season On The Brink. A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers

By: Feinstein, John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1986

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009575

ISBN: 0025372300

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Recounts the 1985-1986 basketball season at Indiana University, describes the complex personality of coach Bob Knight, and examines the coaching methods which make him one of the best of all time. 'Bob Knight still curses the day he granted the author unfettered access to his program. Feinstein's year as an honorary Hoosier yielded an unsparing portrait of Indiana's combustible coach.' -Sports Illustrated. First Edition, Second Printing. Fine in a fine... View more info

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Pitching to Win [Baseball]

By: Feller, Bob

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1952

Seller ID: 010250

Condition: Very Good


Reprint Edition. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. The Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame major league baseball pitcher Bob Feller gives instruction on pitching. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Lacking Dust Jacket View more info

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Crocheted Wire Jewelry: Innovative Designs & Projects by Leading Artists

By: Fisch, Arline

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Lark Books: 2006

Seller ID: 007888

ISBN: 1579906605

Condition: New


The author is the world's foremost expert in adapting textile techniques for metal and takes the art to an entirely new level. With a thorough overview of the basics, even beginners can make breathtaking wire jewelry.She explains the characteristics of wire, how to achieve the best results, plus other advanced techniques. 28 outstanding projects come from world-famous contemporary jewelers. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Q... View more info

Image for <b>Tales of Fishing the Virgin Seas  </b><br>[Galapagos] [South Pacific]

Tales of Fishing the Virgin Seas
[Galapagos] [South Pacific]

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1925

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009592

Condition: Very Good


ales of fishing and travels to several South Pacific islands and lower California, including Galapagos, Cocos Island, Perlos Island, Zihuatenejo and other Gulf of California locations.Though known for his Western novels, Zane Grey was a pioneering angler, a great innovator, and one-time holder of more than a dozen saltwater world records. Just as significant as his fishing accomplishments is the fact that Grey was a superb storyteller who inspired countless angler... View more info

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Model and Miniature Railways

By: John Adams and John Whitehouse

Price: $21.45

Publisher: Chartwell Books: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003392

ISBN: 0890090661

Condition: Near Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, First Edition; First Printing; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Photos show reflections from clear Mylar protective Dust-jacket cover. The lasting appeal of the hobby and its main attractions, nostalgic preservation in miniature and an absorbing creative outlet, are linked in the authoritative text and the many superb illustrations. The origins of the hobby are recalled, and its steady growth to the maturity of detailed... View more info