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TALES OF FRESH-WATER FISHING. SOLD

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $247.00

Publisher: New York & London, Harper & Bros. Publ. ix + 277 p.: 1928

Edition: 1st Ed. [Code F-C].

Seller ID: 150230

Condition: Near Fine SOLD


Grey, Zane. TALES OF FRESH-WATER FISHING. 4to with over 100 Illustrations. New York & London: Harper & Bros. Publ. ix + 277 p. 1928. 1st Ed. [Code F-C]. [Cat. 71.] 15-0230 q1/3z --Black bass in the East; steelhead at Deer Creek, WA; king salmon in BC and at mouth of Klamath River, CA; trout in Crater Lake and Klamath Lake, OR; steelhead on Rogue River, OR. In original dark bluish-green cloth with gilt titles; Sporting Bookplate of prior owner. Near Fine with no DJ. [$2... View more info

Image for Halford, Frederick M. DRY FLY ENTOMOLOGY: A Brief Description of Leading Types of Natural Insects Serving As Food for Trout and Grayling with the 100 Best Patterns of Floating Flies and the Various Methods of Dressing Them. In 2 Volumes: 1897 Ist Edition De Luxe, Limited to Numbered Copy of 100 Copies. Both Signed and Numbered by the Author. Vol. I. 4to illus. London: Vinton & Co. Ltd. xvi + 314 p. + 1 advert.  No. 63 of 100 Copies. 18 wood engraved plates & 10 hand-coloured etched plates of trout flies. Vol. II. 4to London: Vinton & Co. Ltd. No. 12 of 100 Copies. With 100 flies in 12 recessed mounts.

Halford, Frederick M. DRY FLY ENTOMOLOGY: A Brief Description of Leading Types of Natural Insects Serving As Food for Trout and Grayling with the 100 Best Patterns of Floating Flies and the Various Methods of Dressing Them. In 2 Volumes: 1897 Ist Edition De Luxe, Limited to Numbered Copy of 100 Copies. Both Signed and Numbered by the Author. Vol. I. 4to illus. London: Vinton & Co. Ltd. xvi + 314 p. + 1 advert. No. 63 of 100 Copies. 18 wood engraved plates & 10 hand-coloured etched plates of trout flies. Vol. II. 4to London: Vinton & Co. Ltd. No. 12 of 100 Copies. With 100 flies in 12 recessed mounts.

By: HALFORD

Price: $3,750.00

Seller ID: P 170262.

Condition: Very Good


P 170262. Halford, Frederick M. DRY FLY ENTOMOLOGY: A Brief Description of Leading Types of Natural Insects Serving As Food for Trout and Grayling with the 100 Best Patterns of Floating Flies and the Various Methods of Dressing Them. In 2 Volumes: 1897 Ist Edition De Luxe, Limited to Numbered Copy of 100 Copies. Both Signed and Numbered by the Author. Vol. I. 4to illus. London: Vinton & Co. Ltd. xvi + 314 p. + 1 advert. No. 63 of 100 Copies. 18 wood engraved plates & 10... View more info

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HANDMADE MINATURE STERLING SILVER FLY REEL. 14/16 in. diam.

By: HANDMADE

Price: $195.00

Seller ID: R 950200

Condition: NEW.


HANDMADE MINATURE STERLING SILVER FLY REEL. 14/16 in. diam. x 7/16 in. wide. Functional click works as a leaf spring against gear on the spool; Rim control; Ventilated spool. Individually hand-turned by a jeweler in England, not mass produced in aluminum by computer-controlled milling machine. Looks great on Display or on a silver chain. In Snap-lid Jewelry Box. New. View more info

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3 3/8” HARDY PERFECT. RH. 1899-1905 Check.

By: HARDY

Price: $225.00

Seller ID: R 011277

Condition: Fair. Parts Reel.


3 3/8” HARDY PERFECT. RH. 1899-1905 Check. Strapped Tension Regulator; With Open Oval logo: “Hardy Bros. /Maker/ Alnwick”& Straight Line Logo: “Hardy’s Pat./ “Perfect” Reel” on face plate; Bright alum. face plate & Blued frame & spool; Marked “10” on plate, frame. & spool; Brass ball bearings; all drag parts present & fully functional; full-length brass foot fastened with 5 rivets. With 4 cusps on spool; Early brass-centered spool insert. -01-127... View more info

Image for 4” HARDY PERFECT SALMON BRASS FACED Wide Spool. RHW.  No Line Guard; Long smooth brass foot [ 3 7/8 in. ] with hole in foot fastened with 4 rivets- must be  cut down for modern seats; Fat Ivorine Knob; “Rod-in-Hand” trademark & “Straight Line” logo on face plate; Late 1896 check with 4-screw block; Circa 1904. 14 1/4 oz.

4” HARDY PERFECT SALMON BRASS FACED Wide Spool. RHW. No Line Guard; Long smooth brass foot [ 3 7/8 in. ] with hole in foot fastened with 4 rivets- must be cut down for modern seats; Fat Ivorine Knob; “Rod-in-Hand” trademark & “Straight Line” logo on face plate; Late 1896 check with 4-screw block; Circa 1904. 14 1/4 oz.

By: HARDY

Price: $1,295.00

Seller ID: R 170020

Condition: Very Good Display


R 170020. 4” HARDY PERFECT SALMON BRASS FACED Wide Spool. RHW. No Line Guard; Long smooth brass foot [ 3 7/8 in. ] with hole in foot fastened with 4 rivets- must be cut down for modern seats; Fat Ivorine Knob; “Rod-in-Hand” trademark & “Straight Line” logo on face plate; Late 1896 check with 4-screw block; Turk’s head locking nut over tension screw; 4 cusps on spool; N/S knurled spool retaining screw. Circa 1904. 14 1/4 oz. [Cat. 2017.] 17-0020 bqv. –A... View more info

Image for 4 1/4” HARDY PERFECT SALMON Wide Spool. No Line Guard. RHW/LHW;. Smooth Long Aluminum Foot has been cut down to 2 5/8” for modern seats; Fat Ivorine Knob; Circular writing: 920’s Mark I Check; 17 oz.;   N/S spool retaining screw; Leaded gunmetal finish; In Neoprene Case.

4 1/4” HARDY PERFECT SALMON Wide Spool. No Line Guard. RHW/LHW;. Smooth Long Aluminum Foot has been cut down to 2 5/8” for modern seats; Fat Ivorine Knob; Circular writing: 920’s Mark I Check; 17 oz.; N/S spool retaining screw; Leaded gunmetal finish; In Neoprene Case.

By: HARDY

Price: $895.00

Seller ID: R 180114

Condition: Very Good


R 180114. 4 1/4” HARDY PERFECT SALMON Wide Spool. No Line Guard. RHW/LHW;. Smooth Long Aluminum Foot has been cut down to 2 5/8” for modern seats; Fat Ivorine Knob; Circular writing: “Patent “Perfect” Reel / Hardy Bros. Ltd. Alnwick” in circle around hub; 1920’s Mark I Check; 17 oz.; Inspector’s no. “7” on plate, frame, & spool; N/S spool retaining screw; Leaded gunmetal finish; In Neoprene Case. [Cat. 2018] R 180114 con-jv. –A fine reel for the big... View more info

HARDY'S ANGLERS GUIDE. For 1883, 1888, 1894, 1900, 1905.

By: Hardy Brothers. John Drewett, Compiler.

Price: $315.00

Publisher: Wembley, UK: J&J Publishing. 1883 cat.: 61 p.; 1888 cat.: 132 p.; 1894 cat.: 235 p.; 1900 cat.: 304 p.; 1905 cat.: 386 p. 2000: 2000

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: rdRDvo3546

Condition: New


[Cat. 43-150 & 62-553.] 8vo illus. Reprnt. -Individual colour reproductions of the original 5 catalogues contained in a slipcase. Each contains a 4 page "Preface" by John Drewett. NEW in Paper Wraps in Slipcase. View more info

FISHERMAN'S PIE. An Angling Syposium.

By: Hunter, W.A. [Ed].

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London: Adam & Charles Black. xvi + 244 p. + 2 p. adverts. 1937 2nd Printing.: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6760561

Condition: Good


8vo with Sixteen Full-page Illus. One from a Pencil Drawing by S.J. Lamorino Birch, A.R.A., and Others from Photographs. Also Two Full-Page and Twenty-Five Line Illustrations in the Text. 2nd Ed. Reprnt [1926]. -Dunne on DRY FLY; Crossfield on Summer Salmon; Wood on Greased Line; Dodd on Dry Fly; Donne on New Zealand. [Cat. 55--237 & 65-470.] Spine faded, o/w Good no DJ. View more info

SPORTING COLLECTIBLES.

By: Karsnitz, Jim & Vivian.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: West Chester: Schiffer Publ. Lmt. 160 p. 1992: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: rsORto3011

ISBN: 0887403859

Condition: Fine


4to illus. 1st PB Ed. [CAT. 66-495.] - Decoys, Reloading Tools, Shot shell boxes, Traps, Books, Prints, Stamps. Fine PB. View more info

CLASSIC RODS AND RODMAKERS.

By: Keane, Martin J.

Price: $121.50

Publisher: Ashley Falls, Ashley Falls:Clasic Publ. Co. x + 246 p. 1992 3rd Prnt.: 1992

Edition: 1st Ed. 3rd Prnt.

Seller ID: 140059

ISBN: 0876911785/978087691

Condition: Fine


Definitive text on bamboo rod makers. 14-0059 ry. Fine in Near Fine DJ. [$135] $121.50 View more info

THE FIRESIDE BOOK OF GUNS.

By: Koller, Larry.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: NY: Simon & Schuster. 284 p. 1959: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: llEo15Ko8

Condition: Fine


4to illus. 1st Ed. [Cat. 33-228 &67-431.] Fine in sl frayed VG DJ. View more info

Image for MR. BRIGGS AND HIS DOINGS. [FISHING].

MR. BRIGGS AND HIS DOINGS. [FISHING].

By: Leech, John

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London:, Bradbury & Evans.: 1860

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 160133

Condition: Very Good


Leech, John. MR. BRIGGS AND HIS DOINGS. [FISHING]. Oblong Folio 12 in high x 17.5 in. illustrated with 12 hand-colored woodblock plates. London: Bradbury & Evans. 1860. First Edition. Early maroon half-morocco, gilt decorations, t.e.g. Marbled end papers. With an extra uncolored print of Plate 9 laid in. Plate image size 13 in by 8.5 in. [Cat. 72] 16-0133 con-dr. –A rare fly fishing portfolio by the prolific and popular Victorian caricaturist and illustrator John Leec... View more info

COLLECTING ANTIQUE BIRD DECOYS. An Identification and Value Guide.

By: Luckey, Carl F.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Florence: Books Americana. v + 179 p. 1983: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ckLLto2539

ISBN: 0896890430

Condition: Fine


4to illus. 1st Ed. [Cat. 66-573.] Fine PB. View more info

Image for MALLOCH’S SWING LEAF SALMON FLY BOX.  With 17 Gut-Eyed Salmon Flies, Full Dressed in Sizes #4 to 1/0. Marked on lid with Medallion: “Malloch’s/ Pat. No. 13561.”   6 in. x 3.5 in. x 7/8 in. With 40 Medium Clips & 24 Large Clips. Japanned tin with black exterior & ivory interior.

MALLOCH’S SWING LEAF SALMON FLY BOX. With 17 Gut-Eyed Salmon Flies, Full Dressed in Sizes #4 to 1/0. Marked on lid with Medallion: “Malloch’s/ Pat. No. 13561.” 6 in. x 3.5 in. x 7/8 in. With 40 Medium Clips & 24 Large Clips. Japanned tin with black exterior & ivory interior.

By: MALLOCH'S

Price: $225.00

Seller ID: P 170251

Condition: Very Good


P 170251. MALLOCH’S SWING LEAF SALMON FLY BOX. With 17 Gut-Eyed Salmon Flies, Full Dressed in Sizes #4 to 1/0. Marked on lid with Medallion: “Malloch’s/ Pat. No. 13561.” 6 in. x 3.5 in. x 7/8 in. With 40 Medium Clips & 24 Large Clips. Japanned tin with black exterior & ivory interior. [Cat. 2017] P 17-0251 o. – The gut-eyed flies are complete and beautiful The paint is all original in this box; the exterior black paint is very good; the interior ivory paint ... View more info

Image for OGDEN SMITHS “ONSIGHT” No. 20 TROUT FLY BOX. 20 Compartments with 21 Dry Flies. Marked with Medallion: “Ogden Smiths / 62 St. James’s St. / London S.W. 1.” on lid; 5 in. x 3 ½ in. x 1 in. Japanned tin with black exterior & ivory interior. 20 compartments with spring-loaded transparent celluloid lids.  SOLD

OGDEN SMITHS “ONSIGHT” No. 20 TROUT FLY BOX. 20 Compartments with 21 Dry Flies. Marked with Medallion: “Ogden Smiths / 62 St. James’s St. / London S.W. 1.” on lid; 5 in. x 3 ½ in. x 1 in. Japanned tin with black exterior & ivory interior. 20 compartments with spring-loaded transparent celluloid lids. SOLD

By: OGDEN SMITHS

Price: $95.00

Seller ID: P 170250

Condition: Very Good


P 170250. OGDEN SMITHS “ONSIGHT” No. 20 TROUT FLY BOX. 20 Compartments with 21 Dry Flies. Marked with Medallion: “Ogden Smiths / 62 St. James’s St. / London S.W. 1.” on lid; 5 in. x 3 ½ in. x 1 in. Japanned tin with black exterior & ivory interior. 20 compartments with spring-loaded transparent celluloid lids. [Cat. 2017] P 17-0250 rx. –The flies are Dry Flies size 12-18 in Very Good condition. The exterior of the box has been repainted; the interior has ivo... View more info

Image for 2 7/8“ ORVIS 1874 Patent. 2nd Model Riveted frame with stamped end camp. Nickeled brass; detach. winding crank with wooded knob.

2 7/8“ ORVIS 1874 Patent. 2nd Model Riveted frame with stamped end camp. Nickeled brass; detach. winding crank with wooded knob.

By: ORVIS

Price: $435.00

Seller ID: R 050241

Condition: Good-Very Good.


2 7/8“ ORVIS 1874 Patent. 2nd Model Riveted frame with stamped end camp. Marked “C.F. Orvis Maker. Manchester Vt./ Patented /May 12th/ 1874 ” on back cap; Nickeled brass; detach. winding crank with wooded knob. Rear cap lacks most of its plating; foot filed; click inoperative. Frame straight & free-turning; plating very good except cap & foot. 05-0241 grx Good-Very Good. View more info

Image for 2 3/4” PFLUEGER PROGRESS 1183 Raised Pillar. 60 yd. Satin gun metal finish. Wood Knob. Circa 1916-1940.

2 3/4” PFLUEGER PROGRESS 1183 Raised Pillar. 60 yd. Satin gun metal finish. Wood Knob. Circa 1916-1940.

By: PFLUEGER

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: R 170736

Condition: Good.


R 170736. 2 3/4” PFLUEGER PROGRESS 1183 Raised Pillar. 60 yd. Satin gun metal finish. Wood Knob. Circa 1916-1940. [Cat. 2017.] 17-0036 q. –A stalwart of Pflueger reel making. Retains most of it gun metal finish. Center screw has been replaced with a washer and screw. With salt & pepper enameled line on spool. Click weak. Good. $75 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

Image for 1 1/2” UNMARKED Brass Crank-handle reel. 7/8 in. pillars; No Check; White Bone knob on curved crank handle; Circa 1860-1890.

1 1/2” UNMARKED Brass Crank-handle reel. 7/8 in. pillars; No Check; White Bone knob on curved crank handle; Circa 1860-1890.

By: UNMARKED

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: R 130200

Condition: Good-Very Good.


1 1/2” UNMARKED Brass Crank-handle reel. 7/8 in. pillars; No Check; White Bone knob on curved crank handle; All brass rivets in construction except for brass screw holding crank handle. Circa 1860-1890. 13-0200 o. – Typical of many reels of the period. Fine patina on the brass; foot is all original & full length. Spool shaft is worn in the bushings. Good-Very Good. [$95] SALE $75 View more info

Image for 1 9/16” UNMARKED Brass Stop-latch reel. 1 1/4 in. pillars; No Check; Wood knob on crank handle; with olive & black braided line. Circa 1850-1890.

1 9/16” UNMARKED Brass Stop-latch reel. 1 1/4 in. pillars; No Check; Wood knob on crank handle; with olive & black braided line. Circa 1850-1890.

By: UNMARKED

Price: $140.00

Seller ID: R 130198

Condition: Very Good-Fine.


1 9/16” UNMARKED Brass Stop-latch reel. 1 1/4 in. pillars; No Check; Wood knob on crank handle; Marked “15” on foot & “0” on foot base; brass screws; with olive & black braided line. Circa 1850-1890. 13-0198 oz. –Stop-latch reels have been around since 1760; this one was made about 100 years later. The Stop-latch is a moveable pin which can engage the handles so no line can be taken out [or in.] The foot of this reel has been dressed down to fit a reel seat... View more info