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Haunts and Hints for Anglers. Fresh Water Angling, River, Lake, Mere and Canal. Sea Angling, Boat, Pier, Rock and Shore. Two volumes in one.

By: N/A

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Great Western Railway Company. 1925.:

Seller ID: 71961


Size 5.25 x 8.5 inches. In tan, full calf leather binding with gilt to spine and front. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Gilt to leather dividing strip. In near fine condition apart from covers. Spine rubbed at ends. Slightly rubbed around edges. Gilt bright. Else a very clean and tight copy. 154, 100pp. With b/w photographs and colour plates to vol I. Two books in one covering freshwater and sea angling. Many photographs and vol I has colour plates of fish and flies. ... View more info

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The Fisherman's Bedside Book Illustrated by Watkins-Pitchford.

By: "BB":

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1945 1st:

Seller ID: 80016


Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and fish vignette to front. In dustwrapper with blue ‘water-ripples’ design to front. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW spine darkened, edges rubbed, chips to corners.) Some rubbing to cloth on top and bottom edges. Else a very clean and tight copy. 568pp. Many B&W woodcut illustrations by Watkins-Pitchford. View more info

Image for The Angler’s Guide to the Irish Fisheries. Containing descriptions of Angling Days spent on the Rivers and Principle Loughs throughout the country. Setting forth their True Sporting Quality; with Hints on Flies, Tackle, and other information helpful to Fishermen. With a Preface by the Marquis of Sligo. With sixteen illustrations.

The Angler’s Guide to the Irish Fisheries. Containing descriptions of Angling Days spent on the Rivers and Principle Loughs throughout the country. Setting forth their True Sporting Quality; with Hints on Flies, Tackle, and other information helpful to Fishermen. With a Preface by the Marquis of Sligo. With sixteen illustrations.

By: ADAMS, JOSEPH:

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London. Hutchinson. 1924 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69998


Size 5.5 x 8.5 inches. In red cloth covers with black lettering to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and bumped at ends. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper, dated 1928. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 255pp. With b/w photographs. Guide to angling in Ireland. View more info

Image for A Quaint Treatise on "Flees, and the Art of Artyfichall Flee Making," By an old man, well known on the Derbyshire streams as a first-class fly-fisher a century ago. Printed from an old ms. never before published, the original spelling and language being retained, with Editorial notes and Patterns of Flies, and samlpes of the materials for making each fly. With Two Chromo-Lithographic Fac-Similes, from water colours by James Poole. First Edition, Second Issue, Signed by Editor.

A Quaint Treatise on "Flees, and the Art of Artyfichall Flee Making," By an old man, well known on the Derbyshire streams as a first-class fly-fisher a century ago. Printed from an old ms. never before published, the original spelling and language being retained, with Editorial notes and Patterns of Flies, and samlpes of the materials for making each fly. With Two Chromo-Lithographic Fac-Similes, from water colours by James Poole. First Edition, Second Issue, Signed by Editor.

By: ALDAM, W. H.:

Price: £2,500.00

Publisher: London, John B. Day, 1876 1st, 2nd issue:

Seller ID: 79870


Hardback, Large quarto, (approx 11 x 8.5 inches.) Pebbled dark green cloth with elaborate gilt and black pictorial design and titles to front board. Gilt piscatorial designs (a fish, 2 mayflies, and a lily pad) and titles to spine. Beveled edge boards, brown endpapers, and full-gilt page edging. In very good condition; some minor handling to cloth, edges and corners a little rubbed, ends of spine rubbed and a little nicked at corners. Some minor rubbing to boards. Endpap... View more info

Image for A Quaint Treatise on "Flees, and the Art of Artyfichall Flee Making," By an old man, well known on the Derbyshire streams as a first-class fly-fisher a century ago. Printed from an old ms. never before published, the original spelling and language being retained, with Editorial notes and Patterns of Flies, and samlpes of the materials for making each fly. With Two Chromo-Lithographic Fac-Similes, from water colours by James Poole. First Edition, RARE FIRST Issue.

A Quaint Treatise on "Flees, and the Art of Artyfichall Flee Making," By an old man, well known on the Derbyshire streams as a first-class fly-fisher a century ago. Printed from an old ms. never before published, the original spelling and language being retained, with Editorial notes and Patterns of Flies, and samlpes of the materials for making each fly. With Two Chromo-Lithographic Fac-Similes, from water colours by James Poole. First Edition, RARE FIRST Issue.

By: ALDAM, W. H.:

Price: £2,800.00

Publisher: London, John B. Day, 1876 1st, 1st issue:

Seller ID: 79871


Hardback, Large quarto, (approx 11 x 8.5 inches.) Pebbled dark green cloth with elaborate gilt and black pictorial design and titles to front board. Gilt piscatorial designs (a fish, 2 mayflies, and a lily pad) and titles to spine. Beveled edge boards, brown endpapers, and full-gilt page edging. In very good condition; some minor handling to cloth, edges and corners a little rubbed, ends of spine rubbed and chipped at top. Some minor rubbing to boards. Endpapers clean, s... View more info

Image for The Book of the All-Round Angler. A Comprehensive Treatise on Angling in Both Salt and Fresh Water. A New Edition, Enlarged, Revised, and having over 283 Illustrations.

The Book of the All-Round Angler. A Comprehensive Treatise on Angling in Both Salt and Fresh Water. A New Edition, Enlarged, Revised, and having over 283 Illustrations.

By: BICKERDYKE, John:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, L. Upcott Gill, 1904 New Ed.:

Seller ID: 79998


Hardback, Dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. Decorative endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly rubbed, ends of spine slightly rubbed and bumped else cloth clean. Bookseller label to corner of endpaper “B. Diver & son, (late Wallace.) Cambridge.” Neat inscription to top of title page “T. E. Peters, 1910.” Pencil notes to front endpaper, also some within text. Rear cat pages darkened. Rear hinge cracked between... View more info

Image for Practical Letters to Young Sea Fishers. With Numerous Illustrations.

Practical Letters to Young Sea Fishers. With Numerous Illustrations.

By: BICKERDYKE, JOHN:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox, 1898 1st:

Seller ID: 80004


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering and black pictorial design to front. Decorative floral endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges and corners, some fading to spine. Neat inscription to front “L.F. Homes. 1898.” Some occasional light foxing spots to pages else a very clean and tight copy. 340pp + cat. Illustrated with full-page photo plates and many diagrams within text. View more info

Image for The Art of Angling; or Compleat Fly-Fisher: Describing the Different Kinds of Fish, Their Haunts, Places of Feeding, and Retirement, with an account of the Generation of Fishes, and Observations on the breeding of carp, together with directions how to regulate pools or ponds. Also Various kinds of baits... flies... directions for making artificial flies. Illustrated with many new improvements in the Art of Angling.

The Art of Angling; or Compleat Fly-Fisher: Describing the Different Kinds of Fish, Their Haunts, Places of Feeding, and Retirement, with an account of the Generation of Fishes, and Observations on the breeding of carp, together with directions how to regulate pools or ponds. Also Various kinds of baits... flies... directions for making artificial flies. Illustrated with many new improvements in the Art of Angling.

By: BOWLKER, Charles:

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, Swinney & Walker, &c. &c., 1792:

Seller ID: 79864


Bound without hard covers. Size 7.5 x 4.5 inches. In hard box case with light green/cream cloth cover. Blank leather label to spine. Green felt protective inner liner. In good condition. Edges a little rubbed and corners rounded. Some small tear to edge of frontis plate but with neat repairs. Some handling marks and slight darkening to pages, some light small foxing spots, bottom corners a little darkened from p85 onward. Some minor fading to text. else very clean and ti... View more info

Image for The Salmon Rivers and Lochs of Scotland Illustrated.

The Salmon Rivers and Lochs of Scotland Illustrated.

By: CALDERWOOD, W. L.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold, 1909 1st:

Seller ID: 79852


Hardback, 9.5 x 6 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. Top edges gilt. In good condition. Corners bumped, edges rubbed, cloth faded on spine and edges. Split to cloth on top front spine corner and small nick to top edge. Some minor foxing to endpapers. some light foxing to inside pages else a clean and tight copy. 442pp + 166pp cat. 4 colour plates, 34 B&W plates, and 6 maps. View more info

Image for The Young Angler's Guide; Comprising Instructions in the Arts of Fly-Fishing, Bottom-Fishing, Trolling, &c. Illustrated with numerous Fine Engravings and Wood-Cuts. Fourth Edition.

The Young Angler's Guide; Comprising Instructions in the Arts of Fly-Fishing, Bottom-Fishing, Trolling, &c. Illustrated with numerous Fine Engravings and Wood-Cuts. Fourth Edition.

By: CHEEK, John:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, J. Cheek, 1839 4th:

Seller ID: 79863


Hardback, approx 8.5 x 5 inches. Decorative dark green blind-embossed patterned cloth cover with gilt lettering to front. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Cover a little worn; edges and corners rubbed, some slight fading, partial split to edge of spine. Glue repair between front endpapers. Some slight tanning to pages, a couple of tiny negligable handling marks, some minor offsetting from the two copper-plates, else inside pages all very clean and tight throughou... View more info

Image for Fishing Gossip Or Stray leaves from the note-books of several anglers.

Fishing Gossip Or Stray leaves from the note-books of several anglers.

By: CHOLMONDELEY PENNELL, H:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam & Charles Black, 1866:

Seller ID: 79867


Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5 inches. Purple/maroon pebbled cloth with blind-embossed decoration and paneled boards, gilt lettering and fisherman design to spine. Dark endpapers. In good condition; cover a little worn, boards darkened, edges rubbed, corners bumped, some repaired splits to cloth on spine. ends of spine chipped. Minor darkening to endpapers, neat inscription to front “George Towers, Bison Lang,” and embossed “W.H. Smith” stamp to endpape... View more info

Image for The Modern Practical Angler. A Complete Guide to Fly-Fishing, Bottom-Fishing, & Trolling. Illustrated by fifty Engravings of Fish and Tackle.

The Modern Practical Angler. A Complete Guide to Fly-Fishing, Bottom-Fishing, & Trolling. Illustrated by fifty Engravings of Fish and Tackle.

By: CHOLMONDELEY PENNELL, H:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co., 1870:

Seller ID: 80002


Hardback, approx 7.5 x 5 inches. Maroon pebbled cloth with gilt line-design (quarter-bound style), beveled edges, and gilt lettering to spine. Top page edges gilt. Dark endpapers. In good condition; cover a little worn, boards slightly darkened, edges rubbed, corners bumped, some repaired splits to cloth on spine. ends of spine chipped. Glue repairs to inside hinges. Neat inscription to dedication page “A. E. Chapman 1943.” Some minor darkening/spots to plate... View more info

Image for Rambles and Recollections of a Fly-Fisher Illustrated. With an appendix. Containing ample instruction to the novice, inclusive of fly-making, and a list of really useful flies.

Rambles and Recollections of a Fly-Fisher Illustrated. With an appendix. Containing ample instruction to the novice, inclusive of fly-making, and a list of really useful flies.

By: CLERICUS:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, 1854 1st:

Seller ID: 79999


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. Blue pebbled cloth with blind embossed decoration to boards with gilt may-fly design to front. Gilt lettering to spine. Yellow endpapers. In good condition. Boards and spine a little darkened, edges and corners rubbed. Later cloth reinforcement between front endpapers. Inscription to front “J. Hale, 1930, A.E. Chapman 1944”. Some mild-moderate foxing to pages throughout. Some neat pencil notes. Else a tight copy. 155pp. Illustrated wit... View more info

Image for By Lake and River: An Angler’s Rambles in the North of England and Scotland. By the author of “A Book on Angling.”

By Lake and River: An Angler’s Rambles in the North of England and Scotland. By the author of “A Book on Angling.”

By: FRANCIS, Francis:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, “The Field” Office, 1874 1st:

Seller ID: 80000


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering and design to spin and front. Plain endpapers. In good condition. Some minor dakrening and handling marks to boards, some rubbing to edges and corners, ends of spine chipped. Glue repairs to hinges between endpapers. Inscription to front “F.D. How,” “A.E. Chapman.” Some minor tanning to pages, the odd handling spot and neat pencil note else pages clean and tight. 415pp + cat. Not illustrated. View more info

Image for Riverside Rambles of an Edinburgh Angler Illustrated by Tom Scott.

Riverside Rambles of an Edinburgh Angler Illustrated by Tom Scott.

By: FRASER, DUNCAN:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Selkirk, George Lewis & Son, 1895 1st:

Seller ID: 80001


Hardback, 8 x 5 ins. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, and black designs to spine and front. Dark brown endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Bookplate to front “James Fisher, Glasgow.” Seems to be lacking one prelim/endpaper at front (half-title present.) Some minor handling marks to pages else overall a very clean and tight copy. With 6 B&W full-page illustrations. 165pp + 2pp cat. View more info

Image for The Salmon Rivers of of England and Wales. With Eighty-Nine Illustrations and a Map.

The Salmon Rivers of of England and Wales. With Eighty-Nine Illustrations and a Map.

By: GRIMBLE, AUGUSTUS:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, 1913 2nd ed.:

Seller ID: 79854


Hardback, 9.5 x 6 inches. Half bound with vellum to spine and light blue paper boards. Paper title label to spine. In very good condition. Corners a little bumped, edges of boards darkened with some handling marks. Some darkening and small spots to spine. Label chipped and darkened. Endpapers darkened. A couple of minor spots inside else pages very clean, bright and tight (most still remain uncut at top edges.) Spare spine label bound at rear. Else a very clean and tight... View more info

Image for A Primer for Fly-Fishing Illustrated by Louis Darling.

A Primer for Fly-Fishing Illustrated by Louis Darling.

By: HAIG-BROWN, RODERICK:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Toronto, USA William Collins Sons and Co. 1964 1st:

Seller ID: 79853


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Cream cloth with lettering to spine. In illustrated paper dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrap (DW edges and spine darkened, rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Cloth clean, neat inscription to endpaper “Alastin, Weldn?” Else pages all clean and tight throughout. 189pp. With b&w illustrations and chapter vignettes by Louis Darling. View more info

Image for Trout Fishing. With a frontis by Rolfe and a Facsimile in Colours of a Model Book of Flies...

Trout Fishing. With a frontis by Rolfe and a Facsimile in Colours of a Model Book of Flies...

By: HODGSON, W. EARL:

Price: £38.00

Publisher: A. & C. Black 1904 1st:

Seller ID: 78822


Hardback, 8 x 5.5 inches. In blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine, gilt vignettes to front and spine. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Corners bumped, edges rubbed, some minor marks and rubbing to rear. Endpapers slightly darkened. A couple of minor handling marks else pages and plates very clean and tight throughout. An excellent copy. Colour frontis plate & 7 colour plates of flies. 328pp. View more info

Image for Fishing. First and Second Volume. The “Country Life” Library of Sport. In Two Volumes.

Fishing. First and Second Volume. The “Country Life” Library of Sport. In Two Volumes.

By: HUTCHINSON, HORACE G. (ed):

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Country Life / George Newnes, 1907:

Seller ID: 79283


2 vols. Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt lettering to spines and fronts. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Rubbing to rear board of vol.1. Edges a little darkened. Endpapers darkened and foxed. Neat inscription to endpaper of vol.2, “E. Kays Le Hemming, 1905, Tonbridge Croquet Tournament.” Some mild foxing to pages in both volumes. Else clean and tight copies. 526 + 445pp. Illustrated with many b... View more info

Image for An Angler's Rambles; By Edward Jesse, Author of ‘Gleanings in Natural History.’

An Angler's Rambles; By Edward Jesse, Author of ‘Gleanings in Natural History.’

By: JESSE, Edward:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, John Van Voorst, 1836 1st:

Seller ID: 79866


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. Purple/maroon diced cloth with blind-embossed decoration to boards, gilt decorative lettering to spine. Light yellow endpapers. In good condition; cover a little worn, boards faded, edges rubbed, corners bumped, some repaired splits to cloth on spine. ends of spine chipped. Minor darkening to endpapers, previous owners stamp to half-title page “F.W. Buckle.” Inside a couple of light minor handling/thumb marks to pages else pages very c... View more info