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JAPANESE FISH illustrated Hundreds Ciolour plates.

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Price: £15.00

Publisher: JAPAN, JAPANESE PUBLISHER: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3567

ISBN: 4879580090

Condition: VG


448pps. larger format. blue col illus P/b in Laminated hard board colour illustrated Slipcase .The text entirely in Japanese A comprehensive listing with hundreds of colour plates.[Reference Guide] 256X180mm. approx. in slipcase. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE CARE OF HORSES A Book for all who have Practical Charge of Horses

By: A F. CARTER & CHARLES CARTER M.R.C.V.S.L.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, GEORGE BELL AND SONS: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122458

Condition: Very Good


Beige Buckram cloth boards with monochrome printed photographic illustration to front panel and black titles to spine and front. 185 x 125 mm approx. First Edition 1904. Commercial subject related adverts to front end papers. viii + 112pp. 54 figs in text being mainly monochrome photos. Chapters include stable work, Bits, Hands, Side-Saddle Work, Draught Work, The Bearing-rein and Hame-rein, Food and Feeding, Shoeing, The Teeth, the Stable etc. VG Light shelf wear to cl... View more info

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SALMON AND SEA TROUT FISHING

By: ALAN WRANGLES , Experienced International Angler etc[ ED ], CHANDLER , John , FZS Scientific Fellow etc , HARTLEY , W G , BSc MIBiol, DipRMS FZS , BARK , Conrad Ross , Jounalist/Broadcaster

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, DAVIS-POYNTER: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 119665

ISBN: 0706702298

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED Copy.Bottle Green boards with gilt titles to spine, 220x145mm approx. 179pp. The melding of hard scientific fact and opinion formed over many years of practical angling experience which forms a volume linking the past with the present and a lead into the future. Edited by Alan Wrangles, established angling writer and experienced international angler. Contributors John Chandler; Fellow of the Zoological Society; Gilbert Hartley, former Inspector of Salmon and Fresh... View more info

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MY HAPPY HUNTING GROUNDS WITH NOTES ON SPORT AND NATURAL HISTORY

By: ALFRED ERSKINE GATHORNE-HARDY

Price: £35.00

Publisher: LONDON, LONGMANS GREEN AND CO: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123859

Condition: Very Good


Salmon Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine, blind impressed to upper board and gilt blocked illustrations to spine and upper board.225 x 150 mm approx. xii + 274 pp + 2pp of publisher's adverts. Frontis with tissue guard 31 b/w photos, double page colour cartoon drawing by Sir Frank Lockwood + all other drawings/reproductions as called for.First Edition 1st printing 1914. Born Alfred Hardy, he assumed by Royal licence the additional surname of Gathorne in 1878 like th... View more info

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CASTING FOR GOLD

By: BAILEY , John ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Ramsbury, The Crowood Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122789

ISBN: 1852234539

Condition: Fine


FINE Large H/b in FINE D/j.143pp. Renowned lifetime Angler John Bailey - author of Visible Waters - already considered by many to be a Classic in its field. illustrated b/w & Colour plates.Contents- Intro; Ferox conts - Ireland - Wild Carp - India. [ black cloth +gilt titles, book as new, no inscp , Fine ] Dust Jacket not price clipped.no norable defect. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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TRAVELS WITH A TWO PIECE

By: BAILEY , JOHN , TURNBULL , CHRIS

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ramsbury, THE CROWOOD PRESS: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121908

ISBN: 094628427X

Condition: Fine


FINE Larger H/b in VG+ D/j.160pp. Renouned lifetime Angler John Bailey - author of Visible Waters - already considered by many to be a Classic in its field. illustrated by Chris Turnbill in line. He is also a fishing companion to the author.[ the Galven / Bure / chalk streams / nadder / Kennet Valley etc] dark olive end papers, navy cloth +gilt titles, book as new, no inscp , Fine [ Dust Jacket not price clipped. light edgewear.no tears. Please see our images of the actu... View more info

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THE ART OF LURE FISHING

By: BETTELL , Charlie , author & Angler , Gamble , Steve , Editor

Price: £8.95

Publisher: Marlborough, The CROWOOD Press: 2006

Seller ID: 118889

ISBN: 1861264119

Condition: Near Fine


Laminate P/b NearFINE.no notable defects, no inscsp. Angler & author C Bettell - Steve Gamble was " the man behind the author". fishing - sport. 18 chpts + Useful websites.[ balanced tacke / sub-surface plugs / rubberized lures / water types / trolling /bank & boat / etc ] PLS See our image View more info

CLEAR WATERS Trouting Days and Trouting Ways in Wales, The West Country and the Scottish Borderland

By: BRADLEY, A.G.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: LONDON, CONSTABLE: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9435

Condition: VG


H/B VG. 1st ed.1915. illustrated b/w plates , Green cloth with bright gilt lettering & bright gilt fish+ titles to front.vii +380pp + 2 of publisher's adverts. Frontis + 11 other b/w photo.plates as called forVG( no previous owner name or inscriptions, light foxing to edges of book block and to prelim & end papers. Boards particularly bright and clean with no notable shelf wear. Light bump to top front corner. No other notable defects). A lovely copy.Please see our image... View more info

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SHOTS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD An Ambassador's Hunting Adventures on Four Continents

By: BRIGGS , Ellis O

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition UK

Seller ID: 6995

Condition: VG+


H/b Dust jacket VG+/Gd+.1st UK ed.149pp. EO Briggs was born in Massachusetts 1899 - Dartmouth College - teacher - freelance writer - 1925 joined American Foreighn Service - many postings , US Ambassador to Brazil - fierce love of shooting both orthodox & unorthodox , also pursues fishing ; this book is about his pursuit of game . illustrated in line. insert - publisher's review slip.[ red cloth gilt titles , no inscsp , tight bindings , small square of tan rear end paper... View more info

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FLY-FISHING TACTICS ON STILL WATER

By: BUCKNALL , Geoffrey , Lifetime Angler & Lecturer

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119893

Condition: Near Fine


G Bucknall a dedicated angler since age of seven - a fly-dresser & Lecturer on the subject. illustrated 8 b/w plates+ line drawings. Bright mid-green boards+gilt titles - no inscp. tight binding near fine with no notable defects [ illus Dust jacket not price clipped , 18/-, small edgwear col fade/rub/loss. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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MODERN FIREARMS

By: CADIOU ,Yves, Aeronautical Engineer & Technical Translator. ALPHONSE , Richard ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, ROUTLEDGE & KEGAN PAUL: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 3596

ISBN: 0710084242

Condition: VG+


Large VG+ H/b in VG D/j.1st.thus.Authors R Alphonse, whose family have been Gunsmiths for 5 Generations, and Y Cadiou, an Aeronautical Engineer. Modern Firearms Over 850 illus.b/w & Colour plates, including 120 Technical Data Sheets presenting a methodical catalogue & an Indispensiable Reference book.Translated, from French, by Simon Pleasance.[ previous publications Guide des Collectonneurs d'aAmse des Poing, & Monsieur Winchester, & L'aristocratie du Pistolet.] 300x210... View more info

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LETTERS TO A SALMON FISHER'S SONS Third Edition

By: CHAYTOR , A H

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, JOHN MURRAY: 1925

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 122299

Condition: VG


H/b VG, Bergundy Cloth Boards with Gilt lettering to spine and gilt Fly to front.xvi + 316pp + 4 of publisher's adverts. 8 Sepia photographic plates as called for+ 3 diagrams in text. First published in 1910 the copy offered by us is of the 3rd Edition of 1925 which includes a few changes, the chief being a better way of tying the blood knot, two nots for gut-substitute, and some noted on fishing for salmon with a dry fly or with small wet flies kept near the surface by ... View more info

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FIFTY FAVORITE FLY-FISHING TALES Expert Fly Anglers Share Stories from the Sea and Stream

By: CHRIS SANTELLA

Price: £18.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, STEWART, TABORI & CHANG: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122616

ISBN: 1584794445

Condition: Fine


Green Boards with white titles to spine, 210 x 185 mm approx. 224pp. 50 fishy tales which cover the panoply of emotions- comical, poignant, inspirational, incredible, absurd accompanied by full colour phots many of which supplied by the contributors who include: George Anderson, Gary Borger, Conway Bowman, Mike Copithorne, Ralph Cutter, Jack Dennis, Mollie Fitzgerald, Tom Montgomery, Patty Reilly, Jim Teeny etc etc. First Edition 1st Printing. Fine/Near Fine (Book- No pr... View more info

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INTRODUCTION TO THE ART OF COURSE FISHING The Beaufort Library No 5 in Series

By: CLAYPOOLE , H G C , Angling Journal Contributor & Author , THE DUKE of BEAUFORT, KG.PC.GCVO. [ Ed.]

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co Ltd: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11236

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b in Good D/j.1st ed.The Well known HGC Claypoole a regular contributor to Angling journals & author of the successful book New Angles on Coarse fishing.The Beaufort Library series No 5. edited by Duke of Beaufort, KG.PC.GCVO. Prologue, 25 chpts, Gloss.of terms, Biblio;,illustrated 8 b/w plates+ 16 Figures[ Bright red cloth Gilt titles gilt motif to front board & spine, tight binding, no inscsp., paper starting to cream, no notable defect] Dust Jacket price clipped... View more info

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THE BOOK OF THE WOOD PIGEON

By: COLIN WILLOCK , a Leading Pigeon Shooter , Founder T.V. Survival series , a Shooting & Fishing Author , GARFIT , WILLIAM , Artist

Price: £8.50

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, WHITE LION: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122358

ISBN: 1874762163

Condition: VG+


Beige boards with gilt titles and feather to top board. 240 x 160 mm approx. xviii + 158pp. 10 full page b/w drawings by Artist William Garfit + 4 charts as called for. Comprehensive study of appeal to naturalists, bird enthusiasts, farmers and the pigeon shooting fraternity. There is also a chapter on plucking and preparing pigeons together with 11 recipes ( courtesy of but not exclusively from Prue Coats, Mrs Beeton and the Hungry Monk). VG+/VG+ (Book - no previous own... View more info

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DEEP SEA SAGA, A Viking Prizewinner Five Months of Deep-Sea Fishing Daily Account FACTUAL

By: CONTI , Anita , Who was Aboard This Trawler for the Five Month Duration

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, WILLIAM KIMBER: 1955

Edition: 1st Editon

Seller ID: 11937

Condition: Good +


H/b+ D/j. Factual eye-witness account by A Conti who travelled with the trawlermen / fishermen to deep sea. illus. 15 b/w photo: plates shot during the trip.[ Dangerous Occupations] Essentially human story of this hard, often dangerous & demanding lively hood . in 5 parts - Atlantic / Labrador/ Greenland / South / Newfoundland.182pp+10pp publishers adverts.[ Green cloth+gilt titles , ink inscsp to initial blank page ffep, tight binding, clean throughout, light-med fox sp... View more info

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DAYS AND NIGHTS of GAME FISHING

By: CURRIE , W B , Professional Angler of Trout & Salmon

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121145

ISBN: 0047990244

Condition: Fine


H/b+D/j both FINE.1st ed. A book in the tradition of Negley Farson A R B Haldane & Sir Robert Bruce Lockhart, evocative and informative fishing writing at its very best. Illustrated by Charles Jardine.192pp. F/F ( blue cloth gilt titles, No inscsp] Dust Jacketnot clipped.No spine fade. No noteable defect to book or cover.240x160 mm approx.Please see our image of the actual booklet offered for sale. View more info

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THE SEASONS & THE FISHERMAN

By: DARLING , F Fraser , Dr , TUNNICLIFFE , C F

Price: £15.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 117938

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper covered boards with blue cloth quarter binding and dark blue titles. viii +70pp. Written for the older child with the intention of imparting knowledge rather than entertaining this first edition copy is one of a series of 4 books published by C.U.P. and illustrated with 50 b/w line drawings by Tunnicliffe. VG?G (Book- Light shelf wear to extremities of boards and a little light foxing to preliminary and end papers. Ink gift insc. to front free end paper... View more info

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GAME BIRDS illustrated Wood Engravings

By: DEWAR , Douglas , DAGLISH , E Fitch

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, CHAPMAN & Hall Ltd: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6607

Condition: Good


Larger format H/b Good+.1st ed. illustrated 23 fine Tipped- in Wood Engravings [tissue guard] by Artist E Fitch Daglish. Short account of British Game birds, characteristics, classification, colouration, moult, hybrids, key & bibliography.By D Dewar [ Birds at the Nest / Indian Bird Life etc] 256pp (mid-green boards+ titles to spine, sound clean copy, ink inscsp.to front end blank page.corners of boards rounded, 3mm softness top/tail spine with 5mm wear to both ends.Plea... View more info

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THE ART of the TROUT FLY

By: DUNHAM , Judith , Avid Fly-Fisher , VAN DYCK , Egmont , Professional Photographer

Price: £15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, USA, Chronicle Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123054

ISBN: 0877014744

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE P/b.1st ed.1st print.10987654321. Large Square.J Durham an avid fly-fisher, writer & exhibition curator etc.Brilliant wonderful Full-page glossy photographic plates by Professional Photographer E Van Dyck who specializes in High-tech advertising photography, styling & manipulation intricate lighting etc.The Life Cycle of the fly , the subsurface fly , the dry fly, the terrestrial. Reference & Resource:- materials, flies to scale, Flytier's library & address boo... View more info