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1 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 
Price: 22.00 USD
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2 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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3 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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4 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 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 Bates, Joseph D. Jr. STREAMERS AND BUCKTAILS. The Big Fish Flies.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. xiv + 395 p. 1979 0394415884 / 9780394415888 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good DJ 8vo illus. 
Bates, Joseph D. Jr. STREAMERS AND BUCKTAILS. The Big Fish Flies. 8vo illus. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. xiv + 395 p. 1979 1st Ed. ISBN: 0-394-41588-4. Hardcover with DJ. [Cat. 2017.] 17-0127 z. –I have always admired Bates because he stresses patterns tied by the originators. The style of dressing a fly is is far more important than the materials used in the fly. Damp stained on top inch of spine & DJ, not affecting text. With noted defects, Very Good in Very Good DJ. [ $40] $36 
Price: 36.00 USD
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6 Calabi, Silvio TROUT & SALMON OF THE WORLD.
Secaucas: Wellfleet Press. 228 p. 1990 155521665X. / 9781555216658 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine DJ 4to illus. 
Calabi, Silvio. TROUT & SALMON OF THE WORLD. Large 4to [10.5” x 12”] illus. Secaucas: Wellfleet Press. 228 p. 1990 1st Ed. ISBN: 1-55521-665-X. Hardcover with DJ. [Cat. 2017.] 17-0235 z. –Color photos and verbiage on the salmonids of the world, with coverage of the myriad species of lesser-known types, such as lenok, taimen, marble trout, yamane. Gift Inscription on front endpaper, otherwise Fine in Fine DJ. [$15] $12.50 
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7 Doogue, R.B. & J.M. Moreland. NEW ZEALAND SEA ANGLER'S GUIDE.
Wellington: Reed. 313 p. 1969 1969 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ Eric Heath 
8vo Illus. by Eric W. Heath. 5th Ed. [1960]. CAT. 65-263. -Tackle & techniques; identifies 118 marine fish. Fine in Fine DJ. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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8 Farrington, S. Kip TONY THE TUNA.
Southhampton: THe Yankee Peddler Book Co. [unpaged] 1975 0911660259 / 9780911660258 1st Edition Hardcover New As New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ Alexander D. Read 
[Cat. 32-75 &67-203.] 8vo illus. 1975 1st Ed. -Juvenile about the life of tuna. 
Price: 67.50 USD
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9 Harrington, Stephen. WATER AND LIGHT. A Diver's Journey to a Coral Reef.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. viii + 277 p. 1992 0395465583 / 9780395465585 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
8vo. 1st Ed. -Exploring Grand Turk Island in the Caribbean. [Cat. 52-139 & 64-405.] Very Fine in Fine DJ. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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10 Hedgpeth, Joel W. INTRODUCTION TO SEASHORE LIFE of the San Francisco Bay Region and the Coast of Northern California. California Natural History Guides: 9.
Berkeley & Los Angeles: Univ. of Calif. Press. 136 p. 1975 0520029925 / 9780520029927 1st Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾ 
12mo Illus. by the Author and Lynn Rudy. 6th Prtng. [1962]. -[Cat. 64-410.] Fine ilustrations; convenient size. Fine no DJ as issued. 
Price: 12.60 USD
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11 Kaufmann, Randall BONEFISHING!Fly Fishing the Flats- Boefish, Permit, Tarpon, Trevally.
Portland: Western Fishermans Pr. viii + 415 p. 2000 1-885212-13-5 / 9781885212139 1st Ed. Hardcover Near Fine. [Prior Owner's Blindstamp on Title Page.] Near Fine. 8 1/2" x 11" Illus. by Mike Stidham, Photographs by Brian O'Keefe. 
Kaufmann, Randall BONEFISHING! Western Fishermans Pr. viii + 415 p., Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., 2000. Stidham, Mike (illustrator). 1st Edition. [Cat. 70.-13-0119 qx] 8.5" x 11" Illus. by Mike Stidham, Photographs by Brian O'Keefe. "Fly Fishing the Flats- Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, Trevally." Distribution, Natural History, Habitat, Tides, Food, Tackle, Tactics, Guides, Locations all covered. Comprehensive, with excellent advice. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Note: Prior Owner's Blindstamp on Title Page. $65 
Price: 65.00 USD
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12 Kreh, Lefty FLY FISHING IN SALT WATER. Introduction by Frank Woolner.
New York: Crown Publ. Inc. 252 p. 1974 0517506130 / 9780517506134 2nd Printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine DJ 8vo illus. 
Kreh, Lefty. FLY FISHING IN SALT WATER. Introduction by Frank Woolner. 8vo illus. New York: Crown Publ. Inc. 252 p. 1974 2nd Printing. ISBN: 0-517-506130. Hardcover with DJ. [Cat. 2017] 17-0125 z. –“A guide for all game species- tackle, strategies, and techniques.” Fine in Near Fine DJ. [$12] $10.80 
Price: 10.80 USD
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13 National Geographic. THE OCEAN REALM.
Wash., D.C.: National Geographic Soc. 200 p. 1978 0870442511 / 9780870442513 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
8vo illus. 1st Ed. -[Cat. 64-535.] Very Fine in Very Fine DJ. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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14 North, Wheeler J. UNDERWATER CALIFORNIA. California Natural History Guides: 39.
Berkeley & Los Angeles: Univ. of Calif. Press. 276 p. 1976 0520030257 / 9780520030251 1st Edition Hardcover As New No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾ Laurence G. Jones 
12mo Illus. by Laurence G. Jones. With sections on Underwater Photography by Robert Hollis. 1st Ed. -[Cat. 64-548.] - Excellent intro. to underwater ID of more common fish & beasties, plus better diving spots. The late Dr. North of Cal Tech was my mentor for over 20 years. Very Fine no DJ as issued. 
Price: 12.60 USD
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15 Starck, Walter. THE BLUE REEF. A Report and Observations of WALTER STARCK, marine biologist and authority on sharks, at Enewetak Atoll, a coral reef in the Pacific Ocean. Told by ALAN ANDERSON, Jr.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf. x + 299 p. 1979 0394400356 / 9780394400358 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
8vo illus. 1st Ed. 58-317. Very Fine in Very Fine DJ. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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