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

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. Published by GWR so the sites recommended are mostly in the West of Britain. 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: £25.00

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 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 tight. Smartly presented in protective box case. 118pp. + 2pp adverts. Illustrated with an engraved frontis plate. 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 throughout. 77pp. +26pp catalogue. Illustrated with two B&W full-page copper-plate engravings and 24 B&W Wood-Cuts within text... 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 endpaper. Some darkening to title page, some foxing to dedication page and a little to contents, some minor handling/thumb marks to ... 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 plates, else a very clean and tight copy inside. 286pp +2pp cat. Illustrated with 18 full-page B&W engraved plates including a... 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 with 8 full-page B&W plates (mostly all guarded.) And decorative chapter headings and letterpieces. 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 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&w photographic plates and illustrations in text. Comprehensive guide to fishing from 1904. In three main sections on Sal... 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 clean and tight. 318pp + cat. Illustrated with an engraving of “Walton & Cotton Club Medallion” and a couple o... View more info

Image for Modern Fly Dressings With drawings by the author.

Modern Fly Dressings With drawings by the author.

By: KENDRICK, C. H.:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Oswald Sealy Ltd. The Unity Press, 1946:

Seller ID: 80405


Stiff paperback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Color illustrated paper cover over thin card boards. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing/darkening to cover. Endpapers and title page darkened, inside pages a little tanned. Neat inscription to title page “Arthur E. Chapman 1948.” Else a clean and tight copy. Scarce. Illustrated with B&W figures and 2 colour plates. View more info

Image for Life-History and Habits of The Salmon, Sea-Trout, Trout, And Other Freshwater Fish.

Life-History and Habits of The Salmon, Sea-Trout, Trout, And Other Freshwater Fish.

By: MALLOCH, P. D.:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black, 1910 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 79851


Hardback, approx 10 x 7 inches. Grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front and two b&w plates also to front. Dark brown endpapers. In very good condition. Some darkening and rubbing to cloth; spine and edges darkened, corners and edges rubbed, small nick at top corner of spine. Neat inscription to endpaper “J.M. from Boyd and Eva, 18 July 1910.” Else inside pages all very clean and tight. (Glossy bright pages.) 239 B&W photo illustrations; 264pp. View more info

How to Catch Coarse Fish. Roach, Perch, Bream, Dace, Chub and Carp. (An Old Angler’s Hints and Wrinkles). One of the “Country Life” Booklets.

By: MATTHEWS, A.R.:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Country Life. London. 1921:

Seller ID: 58394


8vo. In limp card covers with b/w photograph on front and adverts on back. In very good condition. Small marks to covers. Spine slightly rubbed with small tears. Mild foxing to edges and occasional spots throughout. Else a clean and tight copy. 32pp. With b/w diagrams. Advice on angling from an experienced fisherman. View more info

Image for The Life of a River and Its Trout Fishery. With new intro by Sidney Vines and Illustrated by Charles Jardine.

The Life of a River and Its Trout Fishery. With new intro by Sidney Vines and Illustrated by Charles Jardine.

By: SAWYER, Frank;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin. 1985 repr:

Seller ID: 75545


9.5 x 6.5 inches. In green cloth with illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In near fine condition. (DW small crease top end of spine). Inside neat inscription to endpaper else a excellent clean tight copy. 220pp. B&W illustrations. View more info

Image for An Angler's Rambles and Angling Songs By the author of “The Angler’s Companion to the Rivers and Lochs of Scotland.”

An Angler's Rambles and Angling Songs By the author of “The Angler’s Companion to the Rivers and Lochs of Scotland.”

By: STODDART, THOMAS TOD:

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Edmonston & Douglas, 1866 1st:

Seller ID: 79868


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt paneled boards and gilt pictorial vignette to front. Gilt lettering to spine. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor fading and handling to cloth on boards, spine darkened, some minor chips to ends of spine, minor bumps to corners. Partial crack to front endpaper, removed bookplate from front. 410 + 12pp. Illustrated with an engraved title page vignette. View more info

Image for Trout Fishing From All Angles. A Complete Guide to modern Methods. A chapter on Trout Scales, by G. H. Nall, & The Legal Aspect of Fishing by A. Bacon. Lonsdale Library. Volume II.

Trout Fishing From All Angles. A Complete Guide to modern Methods. A chapter on Trout Scales, by G. H. Nall, & The Legal Aspect of Fishing by A. Bacon. Lonsdale Library. Volume II.

By: TAVERNER, ERIC:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co.London. 1933:

Seller ID: 55542


In brown buckram covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. A few small marks to covers. Mild foxing to edges. Owner’s inscription to front endpaper. 448pp. With 250 b/w ills. It is intended in the first place for the beginner who wishes to learn all that the written word can teach him of his chosen subject, and to obtain authoritative advice on gear and practice. A complete guide to modern methods by Eric Taverner. View more info

Image for Fly Dressers' Guide. WITH SIGNED AUTHORS LETTER.

Fly Dressers' Guide. WITH SIGNED AUTHORS LETTER.

By: VENIARD, J:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: E. Veniard, 1952 (1st.):

Seller ID: 82319


Hardback, 4to. 10 x 7.5 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Cloth rubbed with some minor soiling. Small nicks to corners of spine and one small nick to rear spine edge. Some light foxing to endpapers and inside pages. Loose letter in front Signed by Author “H.E. Veinard, 1974.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 256pp + Memorial. Illustrated with 10 full-page colour plates, a B&W frontis portrait and many B&W drawings within text. View more info