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4’4” ABERCROMBIE & FITCH “BANTY 44” glass 2/1. 1 oz. #3/4 line. D/L gold alum. Slide band over cork into cap; 4 ¾” Cigar grip; Marked: “Abercrombie & Fitch / New York/ Chicago/ San Francisco/  “Banty 44” 1 oz.
1 ABERCROMBIE & FITCH 4’4” ABERCROMBIE & FITCH “BANTY 44” glass 2/1. 1 oz. #3/4 line. D/L gold alum. Slide band over cork into cap; 4 ¾” Cigar grip; Marked: “Abercrombie & Fitch / New York/ Chicago/ San Francisco/ “Banty 44” 1 oz." in orig. cloth bag & 28” plastic tube with box attached to the tube.
Near Fine. 
FF 170077. 4’4” ABERCROMBIE & FITCH “BANTY 44” glass 2/1. 1 oz. #3/4 line. D/L gold alum. Slide band over cork into cap; 4 ¾” Cigar grip; Marked: “Abercrombie & Fitch / New York/ Chicago/ San Francisco/ “Banty 44” 1 oz. “ Wraps tan tipped yellow on bright snakes & tip top; bright stripper; on copper-colored glass; gold anodized alum. Ferrules; in orig. cloth bag & 28” plastic tube with box attached to the tube. [Cat. 2017] 17-0077 o. – This rod was sold by A&F in the 1960’s. It was fun to cast, and even small fish bent it right into the grip. Cork grip very lightly soiled. Rod was barely used. Near Fine. $225 
Price: 225.00 USD
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2 Abrames, J. Kenny STRIPER MOON. Fly Fishing Technique and Flies for Striped Bass in Estuary, River, Bay & Surf. Foreword by Lefty Kreh.
Portland Frank Amato Publications. 48 p. 1994 1-878175-67-X / 9781878175670 1st PB Ed. Soft Cover Very Good No DJ 4to - over 9¾ - 12 Abrames, J. Kenny 
Abrames, J. Kenny. STRIPER MOON. Fly Fishing Technique and Flies for Striped Bass in Estuary, River, Bay & Surf. Foreword by Lefty Kreh. 4to. PB. illus. by the author. Portland: Frank Amato Publications. 48 p. 1994. 1st PB Ed. ISBN 1-878175-67-X [Cat. 71.] 95-0335 s ---Abrames has written a milestone book with his explanation of how to fish for stripers using techniques from river fishing for trout, steelhead, and salmon. He details the importance of current in striper feeding and behavior. Covers slightly faded, o/w Very Good PB. [$10] $9 
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3 Adams, Rev. Joseph. [Corrigeen ] FIFTY YEARS ANGLING IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, THE HEBRIDES, IRELAND, HOLLAND, SWITZERLAND AND CANADA. With Practical Hints on Angling Methods.
London Hutchinson & Co. 328 p.+ viii Adverts. 1938 1st Ed. Hardcover Fine Fine in Very Good DJ in Mylar cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Adams, Rev. Joseph. [Corrigeen ] FIFTY YEARS ANGLING IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, THE HEBRIDES, IRELAND, HOLLAND, SWITZERLAND AND CANADA. With Practical Hints on Angling Methods. 8vo. illus. with 32 plates. Preface by Sir Samuel E. Scott.. London: Hutchinson & Co. 328 p.+ viii Adverts. 1938. 1st. Ed. [Cat. 71.] 92-682 u –Bruns A-38. Adams gives a fishing travelogue for all the rivers, loughs, and waters he covers; fun to compare his results with your own if you have fished the same water. Fine in Very Good DJ in Mylar cover. [ $65] $58 
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4 Adams, Leon D. STRIPED BASS FISHING IN CALIFORNIA AND OREGON. Foreword by Dr. Alex Calhoun.
Palo Alto, CA Pacific Books. xiv + 224 p. 1954 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good chipped Very Good DJ in Mylar cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ Patricia Talbot 
790019. Adams, Leon D. STRIPED BASS FISHING IN CALIFORNIA AND OREGON. 8vo. Illus. by Patricia Talbot. Foreword by Dr. Alex Calhoun. Palo Alto, CA: Pacific Books. xiv + 224 p. February 1954. 2nd. Printing [January 1953]. [Cat. 71.] 79-0019 z. –Excellent description of California conditions; much still relevant today in spite of dramatic declines in bass numbers caused by agricultural diversions and other perturbations. The bass still make the same movements described by Adams, but their numbers are way down. Very Good in chipped VG DJ in Mylar cover. [$25] $22 
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5 Adams, Rev. Joseph. [Corrigeen ] TEN THOUSAND MILES THROUGH CANADA. The Natural Resources, Commercial Industiries, Fish and Game, Sports and Pastimes of the Great Dominion.
New York Frederick A. Stokes Company. xx + 310 p. 1912 1st US Ed. Hard Cover Very Good No DJ. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Adams, Rev. Joseph. [Corrigeen ]. TEN THOUSAND MILES THROUGH CANADA. The Natural Resources, Commercial Industiries, Fish and Game, Sports and Pastimes of the Great Dominion. 12mo. illus. with Fifty Illustrations and a Map. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company. xx + 310 p. No Date [1912]. 1st US Ed. [Cat. 71.] 79-0016 rx.---Adams travelled from Quebec to Vancouver and back by train; fished trout and bass in Ontario; trout and salmon in BC. Comments on hunting along the way, with chapter on big game of BC. With fold-out route map, appendix on the Game Laws of the Provinces, and on Equipment. Bruns A-40 Original red cloth slightly sunned on spine; gilt beaver on front cover. Very Good no DJ. [$65] $58 
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6 Adams, Rev. Joseph. [Corrigeen ]. THE ANGLER'S GUIDE TO THE IRISH FISHERIES. Containing descriptions of Angling Days spent on the Rivers and Principal Loughs throughout the Country. Setting forth their True Sporting Quality; with Hints on Flies, Tackle and other information helpful to Fishermen.
London Hutchinson & Co., Ltd. Xxxvii + 255 p. 1929 Revised Edition. Hardcover Very Good No DJ. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Adams, Rev. Joseph. [Corrigeen ]. THE ANGLER'S GUIDE TO THE IRISH FISHERIES. Containing descriptions of Angling Days spent on the Rivers and Principal Loughs throughout the Country. Setting forth their True Sporting Quality; with Hints on Flies, Tackle and other information helpful to Fishermen. 8vo. With 16 illus. London: Hutchinson & Co., Ltd. Xxxvii + 255 p. No Date. Revised Edition. [1929] 1st Ed. was 1924. [Cat. 71.] 79-0018 r-- Useful guide to the fisheries that were—sadly, changes in Ireland have been dramatic. In orig. red cloth with slight fading on the spine. Very Good no DJ. [$50] $45 
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7 Addicott, James E. GRANDAD'S POLYTECHNIC SOUVENIR STUNTS. MEMOIRS Pescadero Rivulets FISHING.
[San Fransisco] Prvt. Prnt. by Author. 70 p. 1949 1st Ed. Soft Cover Fine No DJ. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ Inscribed "To Maude from a half-century teacher.
Addicott, James E. GRANDAD'S POLYTECHNIC SOUVENIR STUNTS. MEMOIRS Pescadero Rivulets FISHING. 8vo illus. with photographs and drawings by Norman Nicholson. [San Fransisco]: Prvt. Prnt. by Author. 70 p. 1949 1st Ed. PB. [Cat. 71.] 98-1056 r --Inscribed "To Maude from a half-century teacher. James E. Addicott." Fishing tales by a California octogenarian on the Carmel River, Pescadero, Scott, Gazos, Butano, Waddell, and other creeks on the San Mateo coast for steelhead; the Sierras at Yellow Creek [Plumas Co.] and Mill Creek [Modoc Co.]; Kings River; Firehole River in Yellowstone. He measured his catches in the 10's and 100's, a not uncommon practice before the turn of the century. Very Scarce. Fine PB. [$175] $157 
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8 Ade, Robin THE TROUT AND SALMON HANDBOOK.
New York and Oxford Facts On File. 122 p. 1989 0-8160-2141-4 / 9780816021413 1st Ed. Hardcover Very Fine Fine DJ. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ Ade, Robin 
890881. Ade, Robin. THE TROUT AND SALMON HANDBOOK. 8vo. Illus. by the author. New York and Oxford: Facts On File. 122 p. 1989. 1st. Ed. ISBN 0-8160-2141-4. [Cat. 71.] 8-0881 su --Color plates of most species, both Atlantic & Pacific; many exotics- masu salmon, softmouth trout, marbled trout, Apache trout, Caspian salmon [grows to 100 lb.], taimen [to 200 lb.], huchen; names, distribution, life cycle, angling, status. Fine summary. Very Fine in Fine DJ. [$20] $18 
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9 Affre, Pierre THE PERFECT LIFE OF FISHERMEN. Famous Fishermen, Fabulous Fish, Great Fishing Sites, True Stories, Myths, and Legends, Fishing Gear.
Hauppauge Barron's. 119 p. 2001 0-7641-5316-1 / 9780764153167 1st US Ed. Hardcover Very Fine Fine DJ. 4to - over 9¾ - 12 
050395. Affre, Pierre. THE PERFECT LIFE OF FISHERMEN. Famous Fishermen, Fabulous Fish, Great Fishing Sites, True Stories, Myths, and Legends, Fishing Gear. 4to illus. Hauppauge: Barron's. 119 p. 2001 1st US Ed. ISBN 0-7641-5316-1. [Cat. 71.[ 05-0395 sx --I met Pierre Affre in Murmansk many years ago. We have fished many of the same places and knew many of the same people. His book details some of France’s contribution to fishing literature, and gives a kaleidoscope of fishing gear, fish, places, and people in a series of great pictures and essays. Very Fine in Fine DJ. [$18] $16 
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10 Aflalo, F. G. A FISHERMAN'S SUMMER IN CANADA. SOLD
Toronto and London McClelland & Goodchild, Ltd and Witherby & Co. xii + 147 p. 1911 1st Ed. Hardcover Near Fine SOLD No DJ. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾ 
Aflalo, F. G. A FISHERMAN'S SUMMER IN CANADA. 12mo. illus. Toronto and London: McClelland & Goodchild, Ltd and Witherby & Co. xii + 147 p. 1911. 1st. Ed. [Cat. 71.] 84-1125 sy. – His plans included: Canoe trip down SW Miramichi for salmon; Restigouche & Matapedia; month on Cape Breton for giant tuna; musky and black bass on Georgian Bay. The Miramichi was too low, so caught only grisle & one salmon; huge fire at Campbelltown cancelled Restigouche; tuna a failure because only 6 were taken all summer. He did catch bass, and saw some musky. Much useful info on tackle; excellent photographs; great humour –his list for tuna included, besides Brandy & Compass; Patience [for reverses] Humility [for success]. “The last item… is less frequently needed than the rest, but should be taken in case of emergencies.” With small [3 in x 2 in] bookplate on front past-down, o/w Near Fine no DJ. [$40] $36 SOLD 
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11 Aflalo, F. G. BEHIND THE RANGES. Parentheses of Travel.
London Martin Secker. 283 p. 1911 1st Ed. Hardcover Very Good No DJ. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Aflalo, F. G. BEHIND THE RANGES. Parentheses of Travel. 8vo. illus. with 14 photographs. London: Martin Secker. 283 p. 1911. 1st. Ed. [Cat. 71.] 94-0126 s. –“The sportsman, once his wanderings are over, and gout or poverty chains him by the leg, must find what comfort he can in an arm-chair and an atlas.” Aflalo’s travels recount “…its drawbacks as well as its delights, its duststorms as well as its sunsets, its mosquitoes as well as its butterflies, its illusions as well as the joy of it.” With two chapters on fishing, one on places and maps, another on guides or gillies the world over. A wonderful read, and one of my favorites. Book has an Awards plate dated 1919 from Otago Boy’s High School, Dunedin, New Zealand on front end-paper. Some minor edge damp staining on top edge of some plates, not affecting body. Very Good no DJ. [ $50] $45 
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12 Aflalo, F. G. SEA-FISH.
London Lawrence and Bullen, Ltd. xii + 256 p. + 2 p. Ads. 1898 1st Ed. Hardcover Very Good No DJ. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾ Illus.with 12 full-page & 674 other illustrations. 
Aflalo, F. G. SEA-FISH. 12mo. Illus.with 12 full-page & 674 other illustrations. Vol. II of THE ANGLER'S LIBRARY Edited by F.G. Aflalo, F. G. and Sir Herbert Maxwell. London: Lawrence and Bullen, Ltd. xii + 256 p. + 2 p. Ads. 1898. 1st. Ed. [Cat. 71.] 78-0023 s. ---Natural History & Notes of Chief Sea Fish; Tackle; Hand-Lining; Shore Fishing; Pier & Harbour Fishing; Boat Fishing; List of Fishing Stations. Very Good no DJ. [$40] $36 
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13 Aflalo, F. G. SUNSET PLAYGROUNDS. Fishing Days and Others in California and Canada.
London Witherby & Co. xii + 251 p. 1909 1st Ed. Hardcover Near Fine No DJ. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
790015. Aflalo, F. G. SUNSET PLAYGROUNDS. Fishing Days and Others in California and Canada. 8vo. Illus. London: Witherby & Co. xii + 251 p. 1909. 1st. Ed. [Cat. 71] 79-0015. –Much fishing during 20,000 mile from England through Caribbean & across to California. Truckee River and Lake Tahoe fished, plus much with Dr. Holder at Catalina, his prime object. Considered light tackle fishing at Catalina the finest in the world. Travelled via Yosemite, Portland, Seattle & Vancouver BC, with commentary. Harrowing ride out to fishing lakes near Kamloops BC; remarked that best fishing was always 10-50 miles by horse or on foot from railroad or steamer port- this written in 1908! Near Fine no DJ. [$70] $63 
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14 Aflalo, F. G. THE SALT OF MY LIFE.
London Sir Isaac Pitman And Sons, Ltd. xi + 277 p. 1905 1st Ed. Hardcover Very Good No DJ. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Aflalo, F. G. THE SALT OF MY LIFE. 8vo. Illus. London: Sir Isaac Pitman And Sons, Ltd. xi + 277 p. 1905. 1st. Ed. [Cat. 71.] 83-1314 y – Sea fishing accounts from 1880; England, the continent, Sweden, Australia, Tangier, Madeira. Aflalo ranged even further afield later. In original ornate blue cloth with gilt decorations and fish; front free end paper removed; pastedown with inked initials; title page has faint red circles around subtitle & publication date. Eternals bright & fine, but book only Very Good no DJ because of noted faults. [$50] $45 
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15 Aflalo, F. G. [Editor.]. FISHERMEN'S WEATHER. By Upwards of One Hundred Living Anglers.
London Adam and Charles Black. xiii + 256 p. 1906 1st Ed. Hardcover Very Good No DJ. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾ With Eight Full-Page Illustrations in colour from paintings by Charles Whymper. 
Aflalo, F. G. [Editor.]. FISHERMEN'S WEATHER. By Upwards of One Hundred Living Anglers. 12mo. With Eight Full-Page Illustrations in colour from paintings by Charles Whymper. London: Adam and Charles Black. xiii + 256 p. 1906. 1st. Ed. [Cat. 71.] 78-0024 78-0024 s. ---Aflalo thought that angling writers often wrote about the weather, but devoted very little space to it. Chapters on Sunshine; Of Rain and Sleet; Of Frost and Snow; Of Wind; Of Thunder and Lightning; Of Fog and Mist; Best and Worst Weather for Certain Waters. The discussion is illuminating and fascinating; I don’t know of any contemporary book that approaches it. Very Good no DJ. [ $40] $36 
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16 Aflalo, F.G. BRITISH SALT-WATER FISHES.
London: Hutchinson & Co. xi + 328 p. + 4 p. adverts. 1904 1st Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
4to Illus. with Coloured Plates. With a Chapter on the Artificial Culture of Sea Fish by R.B. Marston. 1st Ed. 59-2. Gilt titles on spine and cover bright; Fine. 
Price: 67.50 USD
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17 Allan, P. B. M. TROUT HERESY.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons. 206 p. 1936 1st US Ed. Hardcover Near Fine Very Good DJ. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Allan, P. B. M. TROUT HERESY. 8vo . New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 206 p. 1936. 1st. US Edition. [Cat. 71.] 82-0343 x. –Allan examines our adversary the trout in light of a Huxley quote: “It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies.” With chapters on The Noble Trout; Instinct or Intelligence ?; Experience; Vision; Hearing and Smelling; The Fly Question; The Problem of the Rise; A Matter of Pigment; Minor Horrors of the Chalkstream. He cites the numerous sages of fishing books on all the contradictions in analyzing the trout and its behavior. A fun read. Near Fine in Very Good DJ. [ $35] $31 
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18 Allen, Edward W. DANCING TAILS and Other Fishy Jingles.
Seattle: Mitchell Publ., Inc. 95 p. 1951 1951 1st Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
4to Illustrations by Dorman H. Smith. 1st Lmt Ed. Numbered Copy of 1000 Copies. -[CAT 54-13 & 65-13.] - Inscribed by the Author on the Colophon: "No mere fisherman can compete with big game getter William Street. With best regards of Edward W. Allen". Very Good-Fine no DJ. 
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19 Allen, K. Radway A NEW ZEALAND TROUT STREAM.
Wellington NZ New Zealand Marine Dept. Fisheries Bull. No. 10a. 69 p. 1952 1st Ed. Soft Cover Near Fine. No DJ. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Allen, K. Radway. A NEW ZEALAND TROUT STREAM. 8vo.illus. PB. Illus. Wellington: New Zealand Marine Dept. Fisheries Bull. No. 10a. 69 p. 1952 1st Ed. Paper Wraps. [Cat. 71.] 85-569 sz --Popular account of a pioneering study on the Horokiwi Stream near Wellington New Zealand. The study was designed to find where do the trout come from and where do they go to. Fishing regulations were based on these studies. Near Fine Paper Wraps. [$50] $45 
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20 Allen, K. Radway THE HOROKIWI STREAM. A STUDY OF A TROUT POPULATION.
Wellington, NZ New Zealand Marine Dept. Fisheries Bull. No. 10. 231 p. 1951 1st Ed. Soft Cover Very Good No D.J. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ 
Allen, K. Radway. THE HOROKIWI STREAM. A STUDY OF A TROUT POPULATION. Large 8vo. PB. Illus. Fold-out diagrams and Map. Wellington, NZ: New Zealand Marine Dept. Fisheries Bull. No. 10. 231 p. 1951. 1st Ed. Paper Wraps. [Cat. 71. ] 77-0010 x. –Comprehensive study on the fish and insect populations over a three year study on a trout stream near Wellington New Zealand. The age-length, total stock, annual production, and insect population was measured to find where do the trout come from and where do they go to. Fishing regulations were based on these results. This study has often been cited as the most comprehensive study of a trout stream ever made. Very Good in Paper Wraps. [$125] $112 
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