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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

Image for <b> Florida Enchantments  </b><br>[Outdoor Life. Hunting, Angling; Natural History]

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

Image for <b> Erving's Guide to Fresh Water Fishing,: Family Camping and Hunting in Florida  </b><br>[Florida, Fishing]

Erving's Guide to Fresh Water Fishing,: Family Camping and Hunting in Florida
[Florida, Fishing]

By: Erving, John M.: Editor; Waterman, Charley: Feature Articles.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Kissimmee, Florida:, Erving Publications,: circa: 1965.

Seller ID: 007389


Bindings tight and square. Text clean,. Minimal handling wear. 98 pages, stapled pictorial card stock wraps.Period Advertisements, many articles on fishing, Camping, Hunting ... Illustrated with photos and drawings. 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

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A Hard Road to Glory A History of the African-American Athlete

By: Ashe, Arthur R.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York: , 198, Warner Books: 1988

Seller ID: 011475

Condition: Near Fine


Volume 1: 1619-1918, 194 pages, First Edition, First Printing. Price-clipped Dust Jacket, Gift inscription on front paste-down. Volume 2: 1919- 1945, 497 pages, First Edition Second Printing, Price-clipped Dust Jacket. Volume 3: Since 1946, 571 pages, First Edition, First Printing. Tiny [3mm] hole in the foot of the R on dust jacket. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean. Moderate shelf handling wear in each volume see above for any specific issue. 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

Image for The Wonderland of the Eastern Congo. The Region of the Snow-Crowned Volcanoes the Pygmies the Giant Gorilla and the Okapi.

The Wonderland of the Eastern Congo. The Region of the Snow-Crowned Volcanoes the Pygmies the Giant Gorilla and the Okapi.

By: Barns, T. Alexander; Introduction by H. H. Johnson

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London & New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1922

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011053

Condition: Very Good


The author explored the region above Lake Kivu and Ruwenzori in the Congo with good descriptions of the native peoples and nature and with some emphasis on gorillas, elephants, lions, entomology, cannibals and the volcanoes. The appendix lists the new species of butterflies and moths collected by the author and his wife who accompanied him. There is a chapter on okapi hunting. First Edition, First Printing. Publisher's pictorial cloth, top edge gilt. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Extremities bumped, scattered foxing, bookpl... 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

Image for <b>In the Shadow of  Mount McKinley  </b><br>[Alaska] [National Park]

In the Shadow of Mount McKinley
[Alaska] [National Park]

By: Beach, William N.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York:, The Derrydale Press,: 1931.

Edition: Limited edition of 750.

Seller ID: 008324

Condition: Very Good


From the Preface: "The pages that follow are but a chronicle of my various wanderings on the north side of the Alaskan Range within the shadows of the great mountain, McKinley. It is one of the choice sections of that marvelous garden spot of the North American continent, Alaska. A large part of this country may be reached today without undue exertion, and it is my hope that those who read these pages may become sufficiently interested to go and see the wonders and beauties that await there."Limited Edition. This vintage Derrydale Press volume is a limited edition in a run of 750 copies. Th... View more info

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The Manual of Cultivated Orchid Species: 3rd Edition

By: Bechtel, Helmut; Cribb, Phillip ; Launert, Edmund

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The MIT Press: 1992

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 010896

ISBN: 0262023393

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 4to; 10/75 inches tall. 585 pages with index; selected biographical notes; glossary; bibliography; index of synonyms. A definitive handbook of orchid cultivation with major revisions in both text and illustrations. 24 pages of color photography have been added. 864 species are illustrated. Photographically, the book is a godsend to the serious orchid grower .... [A] worthy addition to any personal horticultural library and the perfect gift for an orchid-loving friend. [Joseph Levine, Horticulture ] View more info

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Cruising Yachts.

By: Benford, Jay R

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA:, Tiller,: 1983.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004946

ISBN: 0961039604

Condition: Very Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket


. 200 page hardcover book, including 8 pages of color photos, with scores of the designer's drawings.Bindings square and tight. Text clean some edge wear to dust jacket View more info

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The Harrowsmith Book of Fruit Trees

By: Bennett, Jennifer

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Ontario, U.S.A., Camden House Pub: 1991

Seller ID: 003970

ISBN: 092182033X

Condition: New


No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling. Unused; Unread. For the northern gardener, the planting of a fruit tree is often an uncertain investment. Let Author Jennifer Bennett help you avoid sure disappointments and entice with the promise of having a bountiful, delicious harvest. View more info

Image for <b>The Treatyse Of Fysshynge Wyth An Angle  </b><BR> [Fist Angling Book Published in English]

The Treatyse Of Fysshynge Wyth An Angle
[Fist Angling Book Published in English]

By: Berners, Dame Juliana

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock: 1880

Seller ID: 010486

Condition: Very Good


"One of the best facsimiles ever executed" - Westwood & Satchell.With the famous woodcut frontispiece of a man fishing and decorations 'after the text of Wynkyn de Worde in 'The Boke of St. Alban's empynted at Westmester in the yere of thyncarnacion of our Lorde mcccclxxxxvi (1496' by St. John Hornby and Meysey Turton".Glassine cover worn on folds with some detachment. Text clean light toning with older bookseller notes on bottom of title page. Rubs on spine tips. Small 4to; 23cm; xiv [1] [24] pages, card covers with the original printed glassine cover a 1880 facsimile with an in... 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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A Field Guide to Fishing [Lefty's Litlte Library of Fly Fishing]

By: Bitton, Dennis

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama, Odysseus Editions: 1995

Seller ID: 011620

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. ---------Tips from a world-class fisherman. View more info

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Airlie: The Garden of Wilmington

By: Block, Susan Taylor

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Wilmington, NC:, Friesens,: 2001.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008920

ISBN: 0971711208<br>

Condition: Near Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Airlie Gardens (67 acres) is a public garden in Wilmington, North Carolina. It was created in 1886 as a private garden, for the Pembroke Jones family by Mrs. Jones, as a lush, flowing, naturalistic Southern garden, with thousands of azaleas, camellias, magnolias, and wisteria. German landscape architect Rudolf Topel, transformed the garden to a picturesque garden. No Flaws or Blemishes but a gift inscription free endpage. Folio; 95 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 32 cm. 12.25 in tall. View more info

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An Informative, Practical Guide to Palms of the World: Their Cultivation,and Landscape Use

By: Blombery, Alec;, Rodd Tony

Price: $19.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Angus & Robertson: 1985

Seller ID: 009554

ISBN: 0207148481

Condition: Very Good


Following a general introduction giving advice on the cultivation and use of palms in gardens and as container plants, this book provides a definitive description of each palm type. Each species discussed is accompanied by a full-color photograph, with habitat, landscape use and cultivation advice. At the end of the book are lists of palms suited to particular conditions and uses (for containers, the tropics, frost areas, deep shade, full sun, etc.). Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Dust Jacket wear to spine tips nor in a protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for Simple Soldered Jewelry & Accessories: A Crafter's Guide to Fashioning Necklaces, Earrings, Bracelets & More

Simple Soldered Jewelry & Accessories: A Crafter's Guide to Fashioning Necklaces, Earrings, Bracelets & More

By: Bluhm, Lisa

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Lark/Chapelle: 2007

Seller ID: 010906

ISBN: 1600590306

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. This comprehensive guide takes beginners step-by-step through all the basics: glass cutting, working with copper foil, and the actual soldering itself. Easy-to-trace patterns with glass cutting lines are included, along with vintage photos and decorative paper. View more info