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WITHIN THE STREAMS
Written by John Hillaby.
Stock no. 1822291
Published by Harvey And Blythe. 1st 1949. Very good condition.

An angling career from a home town canal to the Hebrides. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. Text block lightly browned. Boards nice and clean albeit slight (very slight!) fading to top front edge.

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A PASSION FOR ANGLING
Written by Christopher Yates; Bob James; Hugh Miles. Illustrated by Rodger McPhail.
Stock no. 1822230
Published by Merlin Unwin Books; BBC. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Companion to the TV series. A fishing adventure which takes three fanatical anglers across Britian. Colour photos and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0563367415. SIGNED by the artist, Rodger McPhail to free front endpaper (no dedication). Large bookplate to front pastedown. Contents otherwise fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lovely and bright.

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SEA TROUT FISHING
Written by Hugh Falkus.
Stock no. 1822189
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Guide To Success. 2nd edition. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854931155. Corners bumped, top edge of front board bumped. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean. Price-cut green dustwrapper is lightly browned and edge-creased.

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CONFESSIONS OF A CARP FISHER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1321483
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 2012. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Foreword by Chris Yates. Grey boards, silver title to spine. 179 pages. B/w scraperboard illustrations. ISBN: 9781873674628. Minimal bumping to spine. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.

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CLYDE-STYLE FLIES AND THEIR DRESSINGS
Written by John Reid; William G. McKendry.
Stock no. 2135214
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. With Some Hints On Their Use. ISBN: 0715353527. Bump to base of spine. Some page corners are creased, where pages used as a bookmark. A few pencil tick marks in text. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with some marks and stain across top edge of front panel; fading to title at top of spine.

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IN SEARCH OF WILD TROUT
Written by Nicholas Fitton.
Stock no. 2135154
Published by Ward Lock. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Fly Fishing for Wild Trout in Rivers. ISBN: 0706370333. Knocks to spine and corner. Small fade mark to base of spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine; a few nicks; mark to base of spine.

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TROUT FLIES OF STILLWATER
Written by John Goddard.
Stock no. 2135153
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1977. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The natural fly, its matching artificial and fishing technique. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w photos. Third edition. ISBN: 0713616040. Foxing to covers, endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges with some creasing; nicks to corners.

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ANGLING ON LOMOND
Written by Bill McEwan; Billy Connolly.
Stock no. 2135152
Published by Albyn Press. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Foreword by Billy Connolly. A compendium of Loch Lomond lore which will prove an indispensable companion to all who venture with rod and line upon its waters. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps & illustrations plus a few colour plates. 228 pages plus local interest adverts to rear. Fold out map to rear pastedown. ISBN: 0284985643. Bumps/knocks to spine and corners. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Some mis folding to fold-out piece to rear pastedown. Wrapper is price-cut with browning and some chips and nicks.

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THE FLY-FISHER'S FLIES
Written by Roger Woolley.
Stock no. 1822034
Published by The Fishing Gazette. 2nd 1948. Good condition.

Second Edition. Small format. Green cloth, gilt titles. All edges green. B/w illustrations of flies. Rear board badly discoloured with small patch of lifted cloth. Front board cloth unevenly faded. Rear hinge pulled but binding tight.

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QUEST FOR THE BEST
Written by Jack Hilton; Chris Ball. Illustrated by Tom O'Reilly.
Stock no. 1321206
Published by The Little Egret Press. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Limited edition of 800 copies, of which 45 are leather bound. This edition is bound in blue cloth with gilt title and decorative surround to front cover. Blue and white endpapers. B/w photos and text illustrations. Foreword by Chris Ball. This is copy no 186 SIGNED by the illustrator. The ink number (186) has blurred a little and bled through onto the other side of the page (the title-page). Dustwrapper is fine.

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CASTING AT THE SUN: THE REFLECTIONS OF A CARP FISHER
Written by Christopher Yates.
Stock no. 1321204
Published by Pelham Books. 1st PB 1991. Very good condition.

In twenty-eight stories, the author recounts the varied history of his fishing, from the time when he beheld the first carp to the moment when the monster rolled into his landing net. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0720720044. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. Textblock very slightly grubby.

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OFF THE BEATEN TRACK
Written by Rob Maylin; et al.
Stock no. 2134586
Published by Bountyhunter Publications. 1st 2014. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photography throughout. ISBN: 9780992753146. Slight fade to wrapper spine.

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