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BOWLKER'S ART OF ANGLING, greatly Enlarged and Improved; Containing Directions for Fly-Fishing, Trolling, Bottom-Fishing, Making Artificial Flies, & c. & c.

By: Bowlker, Charles.

Price: $202.50

Publisher: Ludlow: Proctor and Jones. viii + 145 p. 1826: 1826

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: wlWL2m224

Condition: Very Good


12mo illus. 9th Ed. [1746].-60-28. Hand-colored engraved frontis of 30 flies; woodcuts; in original pictorial printed boards. Rebacked with cloth spine; inscriptions on endpapers; worn on edges. Good-Very Good. View more info

JABBERWOCKY.

By: Carroll, Lewis.

Price: $315.00

Publisher: Berkeley: Poole Press. 31 p. 1987.: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: rrBBto3561

ISBN: 1562822454

Condition: New


4to illus. by M.P. Adams. 1st Lmt. Ed. One of 75 Numbered Copies, Signed by Designer and Illustrator.-Lewis Carroll's enigmatic poem has been arranged as a PLAY for children (and an AMUSEMENT for adults), with original music and wood engraved illustrations by Maryline Poole Adams, designer, printer, and binder of the edition. Adhering strickly to the text of Carroll's poem (incorporating his and Humpty-Dumpty's notes and definitions), M. P. Adams has arranged the verses ... View more info

THE GORDON GARLAND. A Round of Devotions by His Followers.

By: Gingrich, Arnold [Editor].

Price: $126.00

Publisher: NY: The Theodore Gordon Flyfishers. xiv + 247 p.: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ngEo140G81

Condition: Fine


8vo illus. Edited and With an Introduction by Arnold Gingrich. 1st Lmt. Ed., Number 763 of an Edition of 1500 Copies. [Cat. 63-208.] Very Fine in Very Good Slipcase. View more info

THE FLY-FISHERMAN & ON SEA TROUT. [2 Vol.]

By: Grey, Edward.

Price: $298.80

Publisher: Bovey Tracy: Flyfisher's Classic Libr. Vol. I: x + 28 p. Vol. II: 26 p. 1994 1st Lmt. Ed.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: ABE-403706798

Condition: New


8vo illus. Cat. 59-156. One of 250 Copies, Signed by Edward, Grey of Fallodon. 2 volumes, New Hardcover in New Slipcase no DJ. View more info

WRITINGS AND REFLECTIONS.

By: Haig-Brown, Roderick.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. 222 p.: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: igITvo502

ISBN: 077103766x

Condition: Fine


8vo. Edited by Valerie Haig-Brown. 1st Ed. - [Cat. 63-263.] Cave A 199. Very Fine in price-clipped, o/w Fine DJ. View more info

RODERICK HAIG-BROWN. A DESCRIPTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY.

By: HAIG-BROWN. Cave, Robert Bruce.

Price: $85.50

Publisher: Citris Heights: Prvt. Prnt. by Author. 332 p. 2000: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: IGDEto9531

Condition: New


4to illus. 1st Lmt. Ed. One of 500 Unnumbered Copies.-Bob Cave has been working on a definitive bibliography of Haig-Brown [H-B] for over 7 years. This superlative book starts with Bibliographic References, a Foreword "Remembering Haig-Brown" by Van Egan, a coherant description of the terminology used in the descriptions, followed by sections on Books and Pamphlets by H-B (main part of the book, comprising 282 of of the 332 pages); Contributions to Books by H-B; Books wi... View more info

A REMEDY FOR DISAPPEARING GAME FISHES.

By: Hoover, Herbert Clark.

Price: $76.50

Publisher: NY: Huntington Press. viii + 41 p.: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: ovREvo857

Condition: Fine


8vo Illus. with Woodcuts by Harry Cimino. Foreword by French Strother. 1st Lmt. Edition. Numbered Copy of 990 Copies. [CAT 54-341 & 65-460.] Very Fine in Near Fine Slipcase. View more info

MEN I HAVE FISHED WITH. Sketches of character and incident with rod and gun, from childhood to manhood; from the killing of little fishes and birds to a buffalo hunt.

By: Mather, Fred.

Price: $63.00

Publisher: NY: Forest and Stream Publ. Co. 371 p.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: thNo70Ma34

Condition: Good


[Cat. 58-207.] 8vo illus. 1st Ed. -These sketches originally appeared in FOREST & STREAM; 26 pieces with some portraits; includes Reuben Wood, George Dawson, Capt. Ira Wood. I especially enjoyed the section on Ira Wood in a fly casting tournament, where his brother Reuben restrained him from beating Seth Green, a famous older fly caster. 39-358 Green spine cloth sunned as usual, o/w G-Very Good. View more info

POEMS OF THE ROD AND GUN. Or Sports by Flood and Field. Edited with a Memoir of the Author by Will Wildwood.

By: McLellan, Isaac

Price: $63.00

Publisher: NY: Henry Thorpe. 271 p. 1886: 1886

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: LeEM2m7047

Condition: Very Good


12mo with original steel-plate etching. 1st Ed.-[Cat. 66-619.] - McLellan went to school with Henry W. Longfellow, and remained friends with him until death. In original maroon cloth with gilt sporting scene on front cover. Ex-Library- Gift to California Academy of Sciences from Barton Warren Evermann. Label may have been removed carefully from spine. Very Good. View more info

FORTY YEARS OF THE ARAPAHOE HUNT. Including A Quarter Century of the Arapahoe Hunt by W.W. Grant, M.F.H.

By: Phipps, Lawrence C.

Price: $67.50

Publisher: No Place [Denver]: Prvt. Prnt. 112 p.: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ipRTvo7544

Condition: As New


[Cat. 43-200 & 60-348.] 8vo illus. Unnumbered Copy of Lmt. Ed. -The Arapahoe Hunt used hounds & horses to chase coyotes in Colorado. Cat. 43-200 & 60-348. Very Fine [no DJ as issued] View more info

GEOLOGICAL ANCESTORS OF THE BROOK TROUT. And Recent Saibling Forms from which It Evolved.

By: Quackenbos, John D.

Price: $355.00

Publisher: New York:, Published for The Anglers' Club of New York by Tobias A. Wright. 50 p. [printed on one side only] + 10 Plates, 8 in color].: 1916

Edition: Limited Edition. Copy No. 173 of 300 signed copies

Seller ID: 150227

Condition: Good


Quackenbos, John D. GEOLOGICAL ANCESTORS OF THE BROOK TROUT. And Recent Saibling Forms from which It Evolved. 8vo. Illus. New York: Published for The Anglers' Club of New York by Tobias A. Wright. 50 p. [printed on one side only] + 10 Plates, 8 in color]. 1916. Limited Edition. Copy No. 173 of 300 signed copies [Cat. 71.] 15-0227 n1/2y. –Gilt-ruled green leather front cover with photo plate inset on cover; Four line gilt verse under the plate; spine dulled with much ... View more info

AMERICAN FISHING BOOKS 1743-1993. A Guide to Values. A Priced List of American Fishing Books, Catalogs, and Periodicals Published Since 1743.

By: Sheets, Kevin.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: . Anglers & Scholars. 108 p. Ann Arbor:: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 930902

Condition: Near Fine


4to illus. -Cat. 67-704-A. Over 2000 titles priced. Hard Cover Very Good-Fine in Very Good DJ. 1st Ed. View more info

MINOR TACTICS OF THE CHALK STREAM and Kindred Studies.

By: Skues, G.E.M. (Seaforth and Soforth)

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London:, Adams and Charles Black. xii + 133 p. + [2 p.] Adverts.: 1910

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 150137

Condition: Fine.


Dedicated "To my friend the Dry-Fly Purist, and to enemies, if I have any." G.E.M. Skues had a wit and a clarity of thinking that is rare in the fly fishing world; important first book by the founder of modern nymph fishing. [Cat. 71. 15-0137jz] -Skues fought a long battle with F.H. Halford and the proponents of dry fly only on the chalk streams; he won the battle by careful reasoning in his writings and incredible finesse in his fishing, but he lost his battle when he w... View more info

THE LAST POOL. Upstream and Down + Big Stony.

By: Walden, Howard T. 2nd.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY: Crown. xiv + 297 p.: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ABE-2060374155

ISBN: 0517500353

Condition: Fine


[Cat. 67-790.] 8vo illus. by M.C.Weiler. Introduction by Sparse Grey Hackle. 1st Combined Edition. [1938; 1940]. Walden writes well of fishermen and fishing; he does not dwell on techniques, but on the vagaries of fish and men. View more info

THE COMPLETE ANGLER.

By: Walton, Izaak and Charles Cotton.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY: Routledge, Warnes, & Routledge. xii + 313 p. 1859: 1859

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: ltEo50Wa35

Condition: Fair


8vo illus. Edited by "Ephemera". The 3rd Ephemera Ed. [CAT 54-492 & 65-681.] -Coigney 75. In orig. decorated boards; front cover detached; spine darkened & chipped; with faults. About Fair-Good extern.; Intern. scattered foxing; Good intern. View more info

THE COMPLEAT ANGLER or The Contemplatives Man's Recreation.

By: Walton, Izaak.

Price: $112.50

Publisher: Boston: C.E. Goodspeed & Co. xxxii + 324 p. 1928: 1928

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: ltEo125W77

Condition: Fine


8vo with an Introduction by Bliss Perry and Decorations by W.A. Dwiggins. Lmt. Edition of 600. [1653]. [CAT 54-493 & 65-682.] -Coigney 299. The Goodspeed Edition. Fine but lacks slipcase. View more info

YALE ANGLER'S JOURNAL. Vol. II No. 1.

By: YALE. Furia, J, Ed.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: New Haven: Yale Angler's Journal. Vol.II No.1. 98 p. 1997: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: LELEvo1270

ISBN: 1892441020

Condition: New


8vo illus. 1st Ed. 1st Prnt. -The third publication in the Series. [Vol. I. No. 2 was 2nd]. With 13 contributions; section on angling book search sources; humorous review of fictional fishing titles. [Cat. 32-301 & 67-833.] New PB. View more info