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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 pages with index. Plus 16 page publisher’s advertisements. 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 opinions and pointing a few morals based upon what I conceive to be the broad lines of salmon fishery regulation. ...my business ... View more info

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Florida Enchantments
[Outdoor Life. Hunting, Angling; Natural History]

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 three colors with stamped titles in gilt. Boards vivid. Spine mild age-toning. REF: Heller 2:837; Publishers' Weekly,... View more info

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Kingdom of the Seashell
[Natural History]

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-clipped. View more info

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Seeing Gardens

By: Abell, Sam

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., National Geographic Books: 2000

Seller ID: 010541

ISBN: 0792279565

Condition: Fine


Seeing Gardens lets its 150 pictures speak for themselves with a spare text that offers context rather than commentary. The book is at once thoughtful and elegant, and the anecdotes, recollections and aesthetic philosophy amount to a brief but telling memoir of Abell's three decades of interpreting gardens.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. Oblong; 208 pages with color photography. View more info

Image for <b>The London Angler's Book, or Waltonian Chronicle <br>containing much original information to anglers generally combined with numerous amusing songs and anecdotes on fish and fishing, never before published. Together with an entirely new description of the Thames, from London Bridge to Staines, the Lea from the Thames to Hertford, the Wandle, the Mole, the Wey, the Colne, the Brent, the Roding; and every river and stream within 20 miles of London worth fishing in.  </b>

The London Angler's Book, or Waltonian Chronicle
containing much original information to anglers generally combined with numerous amusing songs and anecdotes on fish and fishing, never before published. Together with an entirely new description of the Thames, from London Bridge to Staines, the Lea from the Thames to Hertford, the Wandle, the Mole, the Wey, the Colne, the Brent, the Roding; and every river and stream within 20 miles of London worth fishing in.

By: Baddeley, John

Price: $395.00

Publisher: London:, John Baddeley: 1834

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010407

Condition: Very Good


[ANGLING IN ENGLAND] Printed by G. Parsonage. First Edition, First Printing. Small 8vo; (2), vi, 185, vi, (4) pp. Engraved Frontispiece, Two Plates. P>19th-century tan gilt-ruled polished calf, the spine in six compartments with five raised bands, green morocco gilt lettering pieces in two and the rest decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles. With frontispiece. "Course and Cockney" (Westwood & Satchell). Joints starting, shallow gouge and a few stray marks to covers, edges rubbed, offsetting to title page. Ref: Heckscher 107; Westwood & Satchell, p. 20. 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 new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 23.5 cm.; 9.25 inches tall; 280 pages with index. 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 Guide to High-Fire Glazes: Glazing & Firing at Cone 10 (A Lark Ceramics Book)

By: Britt, John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Lark Crafts: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011007

ISBN: 1600592163

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. With hundreds of recipes for some of the most popular and enduring high-fire glazes, this reference will prove a boon to ceramists who want to master this complex and versatile aspect of the art. Author John Britt, who served as Clay Coordinator at the respected Penland School of Crafts, has personally tested many of the recipes, and carefully reviews everyone. View more info

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Drives and Puts: A Book of Golf Stories

By: Camp, Walter and Brooks, Lilian

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page: 1899

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011205

Condition: Very Good


Collaboration of the "father of American football" and a leading woman golfer, outspoken on the importance of women's physical development and unfettered opportunity. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 7.125 inches tall,18 cm; 243 pp. Frontispiece. 14-page publisher's catalogue at the rear. ----Ref: Donovan and Murdoch 780. Light wear, rubbing and bumps to edges and corners; binding slightly shaken; very good or better. View more info

Image for <b> The Angler's Assistant; Comprising Practical Directions for Bottom-Fishing, Trolling, &c., with Ample Instructions for the Preparation & Use of Tackle and Baits; a Descriptive Account of the Habits and Haunts of Fish, and a Geographical and Ichthyological Account of the Principal Rivers & Streams in England. </b>

The Angler's Assistant; Comprising Practical Directions for Bottom-Fishing, Trolling, &c., with Ample Instructions for the Preparation & Use of Tackle and Baits; a Descriptive Account of the Habits and Haunts of Fish, and a Geographical and Ichthyological Account of the Principal Rivers & Streams in England.

By: Carpenter , William

Price: $345.00

Publisher: London, David Bogue: 1848

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010718

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's gilt and blind-stamped decorated green cloth with gilt-stamped illustrated spine. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Spine Sun-faded. First Edition, First Printing. 12mo. 6.75 inches tall; viii, 153 pp. Illustrated from wood engravings, vignettes. ------ A handsome copy. REF: Westwood & Satchell, 50; Albee, 34; Heckscher 357 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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Hunting Lays and Hunting Ways An Anthology of the Chase

By: Collected and Recollected by Lady Birkett

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, Macrae Smith Company: 1924

Seller ID: 010450

Condition: Very Good


With Fourteen Illustrations from Old Pictures and Prints [8 prints in color.] 4to; 26cm; 10.25 inches tall; 167 pages. --------- Stamped titles and decorations in three color. Top edge stained red. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down. An anthology of verse and prose covering all aspects of field sports. Numerous authors, ancient and modern, more poetry than prose. Chapters include: Stag-hunting; Hare-hunting; Fox-hunting; The Hunt; Rider and Horse.... 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

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Falconry and Art

By: De Chamerlat, Christian Antoine

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet Pubns: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010441

ISBN: 0856673382

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Square folio; 260 x 284mm; 255 pages. Lavishly illustrated, mostly in colour, bibliography, silk marker ribbon. Green cloth, upper board and spine titled in gilt. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Dust Jacket has wear on top edge. View more info

Image for <b> Hunting on Kenai Peninsula and Observations on the Increase of Big Game in North America </b><br> [Alaska, Natural History]

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

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 top corners; very good. First Edition, First Printing. [1924 in roman numerals on the title page, with 1925 stated on the copy... View more info

Image for <b>Squire Osbaldeston His Autobiography  </b>[19th Century English Country Life; Foxes and Hounds]

Squire Osbaldeston His Autobiography [19th Century English Country Life; Foxes and Hounds]

By: Edited, with Commentary by Cuming, E. D.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd.: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010462

Condition: Fine


George Osbaldeston (1786 - 1866), best known as Squire Osbaldeston, was an English politician who served as a Member of Parliament but who had his greatest impact as a huntsman, first-class cricketer, and all-around sportsman. The book is mostly concerned with fox-hunting in the English countryside, but also some picaresque reminiscences and gossip by the Squire. Introduction and a Note on the Illustrations by Theodore A. Cook. First Edition Third Printing. 4to 111.5 x 9.25 inches''. [xlvii] 260 pages; I publisher advert with 16 colour plates, 75 illustrations and a large folding map of... View more info