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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

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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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Sketches of Irish Character
[Ireland]

By: Hall, Mrs. S. C. [Anna Maria Fielding]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York:, E. Ferrett and Company,: 1845

Edition: Illustrated Edition.

Seller ID: 008233

Condition: Very good.


In her Irish stories Mrs. Hall excels. Her rustic maidens are copied from the cottage; nothing can be more faithful and lively: nor are her hinds and husbandmen any thing Inferior. We nowhere see the Irish character more justly or so pleasantly represented. She sees Nature in her proper dimensions: therein, but no exaggeration, and life always." Allibone These “Sketches” describing the culture of the Irish are focused on County Wexford and in particular the parish of Bannow.Half leather with marbled endpages. Spine decorated in gilt with six partitions. Two title pages one ti... View more info

Image for <b>Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc.<br> Collected by David Herd, Reprinted from the Edition of 1776, with an Appendix, Containing the pieces Substituted in the Edition of 1791 For Omissions from that of 1776.  </b>[Scotland]

Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc.
Collected by David Herd, Reprinted from the Edition of 1776, with an Appendix, Containing the pieces Substituted in the Edition of 1791 For Omissions from that of 1776.
[Scotland]

By: Herd, David [Editor]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Glasgow: 1869., Kerr & Richardson,: 1869.

Edition: Two Volumes – Complete.

Seller ID: 006178


David Herd (1732–10 June 1810) was a noted Scottish anthologist of songs and ballads. [wiki]Patterned cloth over boards. Wear along all spine joints, with some loss volume 1. Moderate edgewear with some sunning. Bookseller label to front endpages. Bindings sound. Text clean, minor toning. ix, 312 pages; 283 pages; plus 74-page appendix. View more info

Image for <b> Abridgment of the History of England<br> with continuation from 1688 to the reign of Queen Victoria, adapted for the use of Schools And an Appendix to 1873 <br><br>[English History]

Abridgment of the History of England
with continuation from 1688 to the reign of Queen Victoria, adapted for the use of Schools And an Appendix to 1873

[English History]

By: Lingard, A. B.; Burke, James

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD,, John Murphy & Co.,: 1873.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 006349


Half pebbled leather with stamped gilt titles to dark brown cloth. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear; touch of rub to lower corners. View more info

Image for <B>Over the Sea to Skye or Ramblings in an Elfin Isle.</b>

Over the Sea to Skye or Ramblings in an Elfin Isle.

By: Alasdair Alpin MacGregor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, W. & R. Chambers,: 1926.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003689


Foreword-James Ramsay Macdonald. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles. Boards worn with open corners and rubbed spine tips. Bindings firm and text clean. Previous owners name on free endpage. View more info

Image for <b> Historical Sketches of the Native Irish and their Descendants; Illustrative of their Past and Present State with regard to Literature, Education and Oral Instruction. </b><br>

Historical Sketches of the Native Irish and their Descendants; Illustrative of their Past and Present State with regard to Literature, Education and Oral Instruction.

By: Anderson, Christopher

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Edinburgh:, Oliver & Boyd,: 1830.

Edition: Second Edition Enlarged.

Seller ID: 008244


Early document important regarding the origins of the Irish Language. Beginning with a sketch of the literary history of the Irish with notices of the eminent men whom that country produced from the seventh century downwards. Additionally, an account of the schools of learning of early and modern date which have been instituted for the Irish and of the various attempts to employ the Irish tongue as a branch and medium of education. [from The Eclectic Review, Volume 30. Taylor. 1828]Professionally Rebound in mustard colored cloth, spine titles in black. Bindery sticker on re... View more info

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Richard Jefferies and His Countryside

By: Arkell, Reginald

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1948

Seller ID: 009376

Condition: Good


Later Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, some sun-fading on the top edge. Spotting on fore0edge. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has edge wear and handling wear 7.375 inches tall; 190 pages. 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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Ideology and the Irish Question: Ulster Unionism and Irish Nationalism 1912-1916

By: Bew, Paul

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass, Oxford University Press, USA: 1998

Seller ID: 010308

ISBN: 0198207085

Condition: New


SIGNED with an inscription by the author. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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Bermuda Atlas & Gazetteer

By: Blagg, G. Daniel

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Dover, Delaware, G. Daniel Blagg: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: SIGNED by both the Author / Editor and the Artist

Seller ID: 010625

ISBN: 0966120809

Condition: Fine


Fine in a Very Good Dust Jacket. Only flaw is a scuff to the spine foot of the Dust Jacket with loss and rubbing along the edges. . Does not affect the book which is flawless. Folio; 12 inches tall; vii, 394 pages : color illustrations; Includes bibliographical references (pages 392-393) and index; watercolours by Luca Gasperi. . . . This is destined to become the Bermudaphile's bible. At 400 big pages, it is an exhaustive - but happily, not remotely exhausting - look at the source of every place name in Bermuda, pinpointed in sixteen fold-out maps, and illustrated by almost fifty or... View more info

Image for <b>Wild Wales: Its People, Language, And Scenery   </b><br>[British Isles]

Wild Wales: Its People, Language, And Scenery
[British Isles]

By: Borrow, George

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, John Murray,: 1901.

Edition: New Impression.

Seller ID: 008345


WALES is a country interesting in many respects, and deserving of more attention than it has hitherto met with. Though not very extensive, it is one of the most picturesque countries in the world, a country in which Nature displays herself in her wildest, boldest, and occasionally loveliest forms. But it is not for its scenery alone that Wales is deserving of being visited; scenery soon palls unless it is associated with remarkable events, and the names of remarkable men. Perhaps there is no country in the whole world which has been the scene of events more stirring and remarkable tha... View more info

Image for <b> The Londoner's England Contemporary Water-Colours And Drawings Of London And The Home Counties </b>

The Londoner's England Contemporary Water-Colours And Drawings Of London And The Home Counties

By: Bott. Alan

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London:, Avalon Press & William Collins,: 1947

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 007327


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. No flaws but gentle handling. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve, has minor wear to top edge on rear panel. Illustrated with numerous double sided plates ; 16 in color.8vo; viii, 191 sider, 88 tavler : ill. ; 29 cm. View more info

Image for <b>Natural History of British Fishes Their Structure, Economic uses, and Capture by Net and Rod. Cultivation Of Fish-Ponds. Fish Suited For Acclimatisation. Artificial Breeding Of Salmon.</b>

Natural History of British Fishes Their Structure, Economic uses, and Capture by Net and Rod. Cultivation Of Fish-Ponds. Fish Suited For Acclimatisation. Artificial Breeding Of Salmon.

By: Buckland, Frank

Price: $34.95

Publisher: London:, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge,: 1891.

Seller ID: 009215

Condition: Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Penciling on half-title. Scuffing along headbands; corners bumped and rubbed. REF: Hampton p. 20; Starkman & Read p. 67 View more info

Image for <b>The Stone Circles Of The British Isles  </b>

The Stone Circles Of The British Isles

By: Burl, Aubrey

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Haven and London:, Yale University Press,: 1976.

Seller ID: 007483

ISBN: 0300019726


The first comprehensive and serious account of an important group of prehistoric moments: the Stone Circles of The British Isles. Aubrey Burl provides a hypothetical chronological framework for the circles, examining in particular their possible astronomical function. Special attention is paid to Stonehenge and Avebury, the two best known and most spectacular rings.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light toning on the text-block. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear with a hint of fade on the spine. Min... View more info

Image for <b>Zigzag Journeys in Europe. Vacation Rambles in Historic Lands  </b><br>[ Scotland, England, Belgium, Normandy, Paris]

Zigzag Journeys in Europe. Vacation Rambles in Historic Lands
[ Scotland, England, Belgium, Normandy, Paris]

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1880 [1879]

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008828

Condition: 8vo; viii, 311 p, [1] leaf of plates illus., ports. 22 cm.


"This large and elegant child's book of sending a teacher and his boys off on an expedition of learning in foreign lands. In this case, the party go to Scotland, and through England to Belgium, Normandy and Paris; the particular topics of observation and study being in the fields of geography and history, with special attention to localities made famous in song and story. P>Mr. Butterworth is very well fitted, by knowledge and taste, to write a book of this kind, and he has displayed an inventive talent and a degree of liveliness and pleasantry which make his pages very bright as well as t... View more info

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A Sketch of Old England

By: By A New England Man [James Kirke Paulding, 1778-1860]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York: London:, Charles Wiley; Sir Richard Phillips & Co.,: 1822.<br>

Edition: First English Edition.

Seller ID: 004942


New York: Charles Wiley, 1822 Republished London: Sir Richard Phillips & Co., 1822 Both items appear on the title page. Believe this to be the London publication. Printer on Fleet Street appears at the bottom of last page. Thus, concluding this to be 1st English Edition. 1822 is the date of 1st issue. James Kirke Paulding (August 22, 1778 - April 6, 1860) was an American writer and, for a time, the United States Secretary of the Navy. He became a close friend of Washington Irving.Along with Irving, Paulding was associated with the "Knickerbocker group", a group which also i... View more info

Image for ...<b>The Sidelights of London  </b><br>

...The Sidelights of London

By: Cairns, J. A. R.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Henry Holt and Company,: 1924.<br>

Edition: First Edition First Printing: American.<br>

Seller ID: 007350


A look at London life primarily via the courts. The author a justice on the bench relates tales of the lower class of London’s full of disease and misery, crime and failure, And this invasion of the backwash, this thirty years' inhabiting of a confessional has made Mr. Cairns neither cynical nor pessimistic; it has strengthened his belief in human nature, exalted him into an evangel of its inherent and ineradicable nobility. [from contemporary review: The Saturday Review Archives 3/21/25.]Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handli... View more info

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Letters from Europe, Comprising the Journal of a Tour through Ireland, England, Scotland, France, Italy, and Switzerland, in the Years 1825, '26, and '27

By: Carter, N. H.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, G. & C. Carvill: 1827

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011445

Condition: Very Good


A collection of letters and diary entries written during the course of a three-year tour of Western Europe. After returning these were edited into a very detailed account of travels and events. Rebacked in later polished calf lettered on spine, with original marble-paper covered boards, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Small bookplate on verso of free endpages. [H. W. Miller, Worchester]. Moderate shelf handling wear, light rubs to the corners; light ripple to leaves; First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 8.75 inches tal... View more info

Image for <b>The King of Irelands Son  </b><br>[Myth & Fable] [Willy Pogany]

The King of Irelands Son
[Myth & Fable] [Willy Pogany]

By: Colum, Padraic

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1921

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 010303

Condition: Very Good


One of the leading figures of the Irish Literary Revival, Padraic Colum (1881 - 1972) presents this mythic tale of Ireland. A classic of Irish children's literature, its magical stories winding in and out of each other. [wiki]Later Edition. Green cloth with gilt spine titles and dark green titles and decorations on front board. Decorated endpages. Color frontispiece and three additional plates. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 12mo; 7.5 inches tall; 5 - 316 pages. Illustrations and Decorations by Willy Pogany. View more info