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STRIPER MOON. Fly Fishing Technique and Flies for Striped Bass in Estuary, River, Bay & Surf. Foreword by Lefty Kreh.

By: Abrames, J. Kenny

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Portland, Frank Amato Publications. 48 p.: 1994

Edition: 1st PB Ed.

Seller ID: 950335

ISBN: 1-878175-67-X

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

FIFTY YEARS ANGLING IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, THE HEBRIDES, IRELAND, HOLLAND, SWITZERLAND AND CANADA. With Practical Hints on Angling Methods.

By: Adams, Rev. Joseph. [Corrigeen ]

Price: $58.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. 328 p.+ viii Adverts.: 1938

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 920682

Condition: Fine


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 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 Adams, but their numbers are way down. Very Good in chipped VG DJ in Mylar cover. [$25] $22 View more info

TEN THOUSAND MILES THROUGH CANADA. The Natural Resources, Commercial Industiries, Fish and Game, Sports and Pastimes of the Great Dominion.

By: Adams, Rev. Joseph. [Corrigeen ]

Price: $58.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company. xx + 310 p.: 1912

Edition: 1st US Ed.

Seller ID: 790016

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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.

By: Adams, Rev. Joseph. [Corrigeen ].

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co., Ltd. Xxxvii + 255 p.: 1929

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 790018

Condition: Very Good


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. [... View more info

SALMON AND TROUT ANGLING: Its Theory and Practice on Southern Stream, Torrent River, and Mountain Loch.

By: Adams, Rev. Joseph. [Corrigeen ].

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. xiv + 287 p.: 1923

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 790017

Condition: Very Good


Adams, Rev. Joseph. [Corrigeen ]. SALMON AND TROUT ANGLING: Its Theory and Practice on Southern Stream, Torrent River, and Mountain Loch. 8vo. With 18 illus. Foreword by the Marquess of Hartington. London: Hutchinson & Co. xiv + 287 p. No Date [1923]. 1st. Ed. [Cat. 71.] 79-0017 r -- -Bruns A-39. Chapters on Amateur Rod Making, Fly Dressing, Salmon & Sea Trout Fishing, Angling in Scotland, Angling in Ireland, Trout Angling, The Mayfly Carnival, Grayling Fishing, Angling in Canada, Obsessions of an Angler, Genus Gillie, An Idyll of the River. In orig. red cloth with slight fading on the spi... View more info

GRANDAD'S POLYTECHNIC SOUVENIR STUNTS. MEMOIRS Pescadero Rivulets FISHING.

By: Addicott, James E.

Price: $157.00

Publisher: [San Fransisco], Prvt. Prnt. by Author. 70 p.: 1949

Edition: 1st Ed.

Inscription: Inscribed "To Maude from a half-century teacher.

Seller ID: 981056

Condition: Fine


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... 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 kaleidoscope of fishing gear, fish, places, and people in a series of great pictures and essays. Very Fine in Fine DJ. [$18] $16 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. Eternals bright & fine, but book only Very Good no DJ because of noted faults. [$50] $45 View more info

TROUT HERESY.

By: Allan, P. B. M.

Price: $31.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons. 206 p.: 1936

Edition: 1st US Ed.

Seller ID: 820343

Condition: Near Fine


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 i... View more info

BY MEADOW AND STREAM. Pleasant Memories of Pleasant Places.

By: Amateur Angler [=Marston, E.].

Price: $112.00

Publisher: London, Low, Marston and Company. xii + 134 p.: 1896

Edition: 1st Limited Ed. Copy No. 125 of 250 copies on Van Gelder’s hand-made paper, Initialed by Author.

Inscription: Initialed by Author.

Seller ID: 840058

Condition: Very Good


Amateur Angler [=Marston, E.]. BY MEADOW AND STREAM. Pleasant Memories of Pleasant Places. 16mo. Illus. London: Sampson Low, Marston and Company. xii + 134 p. 1896. 1st Limited Ed. Copy No. 125 of 250 copies on Van Gelder’s hand-made paper, Initialed by Author. [Cat. 71.] 84-0058 u -- Half-Bound in grey paper boards & vellum spine. Spine vellum discolored. Very Good no DJ. [ $125] $112 View more info

AN OLD MAN'S HOLIDAYS.

By: Amateur Angler. [=Marston, E.].

Price: $122.00

Publisher: London, Sampson, Low, Marston and Company. x + 140 p. + 4 p. Ads.: 1900

Edition: 1st Limited Ed. Copy No. 52 of 250 copies on Van Gelder’s hand-made paper, Initialed by Author.

Inscription: Initialed by Author.

Seller ID: 812122

Condition: Near Fine


Amateur Angler. [=Marston, E.]. AN OLD MAN'S HOLIDAYS. Small 12mo. Illus. London: Sampson, Low, Marston and Company. x + 140 p. + 4 p. Ads. 1900. 1st Limited Ed. Copy No. 52 of 250 copies on Van Gelder’s hand-made paper, Initialed by Author. [Cat. 71.] 81-2122 rv -- Half bound in green cloth & vellum spine. Near Fine no DJ. [ $125] $112 View more info

AN AMATEUR ANGLER'S DAYS IN DOVE DALE. (July 24th - August 14th, 1884). To which is Now Added DOVE DALE REVISITED (1902).

By: Amateur Angler. [=Marston, E.].

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Ltd. xvi + 154 p. + 4 p. Ads.: 1910

Edition: Phoenix Edition. Ist Combined Edition.

Seller ID: 832275

Condition: Near Fine


Amateur Angler. [=Marston, E.]. AN AMATEUR ANGLER'S DAYS IN DOVE DALE. (July 24th - August 14th, 1884). To which is Now Added DOVE DALE REVISITED (1902). 16mo. Illus. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Ltd. xvi + 154 p. + 4 p. Ads. 1910. Phoenix Edition. Ist Combined Edition. [Cat. 71.] 83-2275 v. –Half bound in green cloth & vellum spine. Near Fine no DJ. [$50] $45 View more info

TRUE LOVE AND THE WOOLLY BUGGER.SOLD

By: Ames, Dave

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Helena, Greycliff Publ. Co. 189 p.: 1996

Edition: 2nd Printing of 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 970064

ISBN: 0962666343

Condition: New SOLD


Ames, Dave. TRUE LOVE AND THE WOOLLY BUGGER. 8vo [ISBN 0-9626663-4-3] Helena: Greycliff Publ. Co. 189 p. 1996 2nd Printing of 1st Ed. [ISBN 0-9626663-4-3]. [Cat. 71.] 97-0064 sx. –“Dave Ames’ book…is good-natured fun, filled with insight, a passion for what honest fly fishing really is. He has a sharp eye for quirky nuance that makes simple language dance a wild step” – John Holt [DJ Blurb] New DJ. [$19] $17 SOLD View more info

A GOOD LIFE WASTED. or Twenty Years as a Fishing Guide.

By: Ames, Dave

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Guilford, Lyons Press. 247 p.: 2003

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 040202

ISBN: 1-58574-631-2

Condition: Near New


Ames, Dave. A GOOD LIFE WASTED. or Twenty Years as a Fishing Guide. 8vo [ISBN 1-58574-631-2] Guilford: Lyons Press. 247 p. 2003 1st Ed. [ISBN 1-58574-631-2]. [Cat. 71.] 04-0202 sx ---A great romp; lots of fun. Bump on lower back corners, o/w Near New in As New DJ. [$40] $36 View more info

FISHING THE OREGON COUNTRY. Introduction by Ted Trueblood.

By: Ames, Francis H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, Caxton Press Printers, Ltd. 324 p.: 1966

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 821250

Condition: Fine


Ames, Francis H. FISHING THE OREGON COUNTRY. 8vo. Illus. with 62 plates in B&W, and 9 in color.. Introduction by Ted Trueblood. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Press Printers, Ltd. 324 p. 1966. 1st. Ed. [Cat. 71.] 82-1250 x –Although specifics have changed, still an excellent guide to the multiple opportunities offered in Oregon. Fine in Very Good DJ. [$17] $15 View more info

EAGLE LAKE.

By: Amesbury, Dr. Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sparks, Nevada, Western Printing and Publishing Co. xvi + 179 p.: 1971

Edition: 1st Ed.

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title Page.

Seller ID: 810859

ISBN: 0-912814-02-0

Condition: Fine


Amesbury, Dr. Robert. EAGLE LAKE. 4to. illus. with 60 plates. [ISBN 0-912814-02-0] Sparks, Nevada: Western Printing and Publishing Co. xvi + 179 p. 1971. 1st. Ed. Signed by Author on Title Page. [Cat. 71] 81-0859 u. ---History of the lake by a long-time nearby resident; from discovery by white men in 1850; Indian history; Settlement; Tapping of lake for irrigation; Federal agencies; Biological station; Fishes of the lake; [pictures of 9 lb. 10 oz. trout & other fish]; Future plans. With end-paper maps and a detailed bibliography. Fine in Near Fine DJ. [ $50] $45 View more info

HUNTING HEMINGWAY'S TROUT.

By: Anderson, Lauri

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum. 165 p.: 1990

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 951134

ISBN: 0-689-1210302

Condition: As New


Anderson, Lauri. HUNTING HEMINGWAY'S TROUT. 8vo. [ISBN 0-689-1210302] New York: Atheneum. 165 p. 1990. 1st. Ed. [Cat. 7a.] 95-1134 sy ---Fiction occurring at many of Hemingway’s haunts, with autobiographical excerpts from author’s life & travels. As New in Very Fine DJ. [$17] View more info

A COLLECTION OF RIGHT MERRIE GARLANDS for North Country Anglers.

By: Crawhall, Joseph [Ed.]

Price: $112.50

Publisher: Newcastle-on-Tyne: George Rutland. xv + 312 p.: 1864

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6760735

Condition: Very Good


[Cat. 69-40.] 12mo illus. 5" x 7.5" 1864 1st Ordinary Edition. -Covers Garlands, music or verse from 1820 to 1864 by various writers, including Crawhall. Illustrations and decorations thoughout by Crawhall. Bound in half leather and marbled boards; 5 raised bands; marbled end papers. Front end paper repaired; A Very Good-Near Fine copy. View more info

WHERE TROUT SING. And Other San Francisco Stories. Foreword by Russell Chatham.

By: Dollosso, Art

Price: $31.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Privately Printed by Sonoma Small Press. 188 p.: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title Page. Signed by Russ Cha

Seller ID: 6844000

ISBN: 0578102374

Condition: New


[Cat. 70. 68-44.] Foreword by Russell Chatham. Art Dollosso is a fisherman, winemaker, former police chief, and story teller. Great stories about great times growing up in the wonderland of San Francisco Bay area, from chasing crabs and bullheads at old Candlestick, to dumping unwanted fish from Steinhart Aquarium into ponds around the city. Filled with the people, sights, and aromas of an ever-changing city, and the myriad chances for sport. New in DJ. View more info