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SMITHSONIAN SCIENTIFIC SERIES. Cold-Blooded Vertebrates. Part I: Fishes by Samuel F. Hildebrand. Parts II and III Amphibians and Reptiles by Charles W. Gilmore and Doris M. Cochran. Volume Eight of the Smithsonian Scientific Series.

By: Abbot, Charles Greeley, (Ed).

Price: $16.20

Publisher: NY: Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc. 375 p. 1930: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: boITvo1838

Condition: Good


8vo illus. 1st Ed. Ex-library in library rebind; [Cat. 51-3 & 64-1.] Good-Very Good no DJ. View more info

STRIPED BASS FISHING IN CALIFORNIA AND OREGON. Foreword by Dr. Alex Calhoun.

By: Adams, Leon D.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, CA, Pacific Books. xiv + 224 p.: 1954

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 790019

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

THE PERFECT LIFE OF FISHERMEN. Famous Fishermen, Fabulous Fish, Great Fishing Sites, True Stories, Myths, and Legends, Fishing Gear.

By: Affre, Pierre

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Hauppauge, Barron's. 119 p.: 2001

Edition: 1st US Ed.

Seller ID: 050395

ISBN: 0-7641-5316-1

Condition: Very Fine


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 kaleidoscop... View more info

THE SALT OF MY LIFE.

By: Aflalo, F. G.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman And Sons, Ltd. xi + 277 p.: 1905

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 831314

Condition: Very Good


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. Eternal... View more info

SEA-FISH.

By: Aflalo, F. G.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: London, Lawrence and Bullen, Ltd. xii + 256 p. + 2 p. Ads.: 1898

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 780023

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

STREAMERS AND BUCKTAILS. The Big Fish Flies.

By: Bates, Joseph D. Jr.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. xiv + 395 p.: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 170127

ISBN: 0394415884

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

TROUT & SALMON OF THE WORLD.

By: Calabi, Silvio

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Secaucas:, Wellfleet Press. 228 p.: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 170235

ISBN: 155521665X.

Condition: Fine


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 View more info

NEW ZEALAND SEA ANGLER'S GUIDE.

By: Doogue, R.B. & J.M. Moreland.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Wellington: Reed. 313 p. 1969: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ogWo30Do11

Condition: Fine


8vo Illus. by Eric W. Heath. 5th Ed. [1960]. CAT. 65-263. -Tackle & techniques; identifies 118 marine fish. Fine in Fine DJ. View more info

TONY THE TUNA.

By: Farrington, S. Kip

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Southhampton: THe Yankee Peddler Book Co. [unpaged]: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6760658

ISBN: 0911660259

Condition: New


[Cat. 32-75 &67-203.] 8vo illus. 1975 1st Ed. -Juvenile about the life of tuna. View more info

WATER AND LIGHT. A Diver's Journey to a Coral Reef.

By: Harrington, Stephen.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. viii + 277 p.: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: rrTEvo2578

ISBN: 0395465583

Condition: Fine


8vo. 1st Ed. -Exploring Grand Turk Island in the Caribbean. [Cat. 52-139 & 64-405.] Very Fine in Fine DJ. View more info

INTRODUCTION TO SEASHORE LIFE of the San Francisco Bay Region and the Coast of Northern California. California Natural History Guides: 9.

By: Hedgpeth, Joel W.

Price: $12.60

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles: Univ. of Calif. Press. 136 p.: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: dgTR2m1496

ISBN: 0520029925

Condition: Fine


12mo Illus. by the Author and Lynn Rudy. 6th Prtng. [1962]. -[Cat. 64-410.] Fine ilustrations; convenient size. Fine no DJ as issued. View more info

BONEFISHING!Fly Fishing the Flats- Boefish, Permit, Tarpon, Trevally.

By: Kaufmann, Randall

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Portland:, Western Fishermans Pr. viii + 415 p.: 2000

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 130119

ISBN: 1-885212-13-5

Condition: Near Fine. [Prior Owner's Blindstamp on Title Page.]


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 ... View more info

FLY FISHING IN SALT WATER. Introduction by Frank Woolner.

By: Kreh, Lefty

Price: $10.80

Publisher: New York:, Crown Publ. Inc. 252 p.: 1974

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 170125

ISBN: 0517506130

Condition: Fine


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 View more info

THE OCEAN REALM.

By: National Geographic.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Wash., D.C.: National Geographic Soc. 200 p.: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: tiEo15Na7

ISBN: 0870442511

Condition: Fine


8vo illus. 1st Ed. -[Cat. 64-535.] Very Fine in Very Fine DJ. View more info

UNDERWATER CALIFORNIA. California Natural History Guides: 39.

By: North, Wheeler J.

Price: $12.60

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles: Univ. of Calif. Press. 276 p.: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: rtDE2m1485

ISBN: 0520030257

Condition: As New


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. View more info

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.

By: Starck, Walter.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf. x + 299 p.: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: arEo25St75

ISBN: 0394400356

Condition: Fine


8vo illus. 1st Ed. 58-317. Very Fine in Very Fine DJ. View more info