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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

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 th... 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... View more info

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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> 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

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The Flyfisher & the Trout's Point of View. New Light on Flyfishing & Practice.

By: Harding, Edward West

Price: $295.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co.: 1931

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010808

Condition: Near Fine


'This innovative and creative book though rare should be read by all fly tyers.' [Martin] P>First British Edition. Illustrated by the author with 11 plates, 6 in color, 5 b/w and diagrams in text. 4to; 9.75 by 7 inches, 208 pages with index. Publisher's green buckram, spine gilt-lettered; dust jacket with pictorial paste-on color cover and spine labels. Near Fine in a Good Dust Jacket. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate she... View more info

Image for <b> Bass, Pike, & Others </b><br> [Natural History]

Bass, Pike, & Others
[Natural History]

By: Henshall, James A.; Edited by Caspar Whitney

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010455

Condition: Very Good


18 chapters including the description of fish families: sunfish, bass, sea bass, pike, perch, grayling, salmon, drum, minnow, catfish, sheepshead, mackerel, grouper, cavalli, grunt, snapper, porgy families. Part of the American's Sportsman's Library. First Edition, First Printing. [Trade Edition] after Limited Edition of 100. 20 illustrations on plates. Two extra photo illustrations tipped-in after the front free endpage. --------- Publisher's light green buckra... View more info

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Big Game Fishes of the United States [American Sportsman's Library]

By: Holder, Charles F. ; Edited by Caspar Whitney

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010734

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's light green buckram, gilt spine titling, ornate gilt front board with vertical panel of brook flowing between trees, top edge gilt, 8vo; 20.5cm; 8 inches tall; xiv, [ii], 435, [1], [2, ads]. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. 41 illustrations including the tissue-guarded frontispiece. Charles F. W. Mielatz and others are the illustrators. Referencing the major oceanic fishes: tarpon, tuna, black sea bass ... View more info

Image for <b>  Rod-Fishing for Salmon on the Wye with fly, minnow, prawn, etc.</b><BR>[Fly Fishing]

Rod-Fishing for Salmon on the Wye with fly, minnow, prawn, etc.
[Fly Fishing]

By: Hutton, J. Arthur ; Introductory note by R. B. Marston.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, The Fishing Gazette: 1920

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010505

Condition: Very Good


Rod-Fishing for Salmon on the Wye with fly, minnow, prawn, etc. First edition. Contemporary quarter leather, paper-covered boards. 16mo; 16.5 cm; 6.5 inches tall; xii, 156 pages with 4 pp of adverts; with half-title, 4 folding plates in a pocket at rear, frontispiece, illustrations. ----------- Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear corners a bit worn with some loss. a few stray marks and stains, a bit over-opened, tiny bookp... View more info

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Squaretail: Brook Trout Fishing Around the World

By: Kroll, Charles

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 010162

Condition: Good


First Edition, First Printing. Inscribed by Author. Includes Author Inscribed postcard of fishing in Scotland. Includes everything you would want to know about Trout fishing. "In Squaretail, is to be found the complete life history, life cycle, world range, habits and characteristics of the Eastern Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis), along with information on how to find trophy specimens." [fn DJ] Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate... View more info

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The Compleat McClane; A Treasury of A.J. McClane's Classic Angling Adventures

By: McClane, A. J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Dutton Adult: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010757

ISBN: 0525246436

Condition: Near Fine


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. First Edition, First Printing. McClane is to fly-fishing what the late Red Smith praised for being able to attract readers with a marginal interest in his subject. Author of the bestselling Fishing Encyclopedia , he has been fishing editor of Field & Stream for three decades; he is also an authority on fish cookery. Fellow angler John Merwin introduces each of the 48 selections, which cover equipment, fish species an... View more info

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Looking Through Water: A Novel
[Fishing]

By: Rich, Bob

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Deleware, Skyhorse Publishing: 2015

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009643

ISBN: 1510703144

Condition: Fine


Daily demands so often lead us astray from what we care about most. Looking Through Water calls us back. With wit and wisdom, Bob Rich reminds us that a conversation held on the open water is analogous to life-a little solitude on the surface is just what we need to ponder its depth.-Sandy Moret, Florida Keys Outfitters. SIGNED by the author. No Flaws or Blemishes but price-clipped Dust Jacket; Still Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b> Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die: Fly-fishing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations </b>

Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die: Fly-fishing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations

By: Santella, Chris

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Stewart, Tabori & Chang: 2004

Seller ID: 010522

ISBN: 1584793562

Condition: New


Amateur or expert, every angler dreams of landing "the big one," but that's only part of the appeal of fly fishing. Because even when hours pass without a bite, nothing beats the rugged beauty of the surroundings. For both armchair travelers and avid outdoorsmen who may have already started a checklist of their own. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Forward by Mike Fitzgerald. Photography by R. Valentine Atkinson. View more info

Image for <b> Illuminated Manuscripts Medieval Hunting Scenes </b> (The Hunting Book by Gaston Phoebus)

Illuminated Manuscripts Medieval Hunting Scenes (The Hunting Book by Gaston Phoebus)

By: Text by Gabriel Bise after Gaston Phoiebus; Translated by J. Peter Tallon

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Spain, Miller Graphics: 1978

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010531

Condition: Very Good


A lovely produced book on the various methods of hunting in the 14th century France lavishly illustrated with excellent reproductions.The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. The only noticeable flaw is minimal age-spotting on the boards and reverse of dust jacket. 4to; 28 cm; 11 inches tall; 108 pages, fully illustrated in full color. View more info