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IN THE RING OF THE RISE
Written by Vincent C. Marinaro. Illustrated by Pearce Bates.
Stock no. 2125885
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

UK Edition. A startling and penetrating look at trout behavior and riseforms. Large format. Light blue cloth spine with silver title, dark blue cloth boards. B/w photos and illustrations and a few colour photos. ISBN: 1853105945. Wrapper is price-cut with light edge-creasing.

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OFF THE BEATEN TRACK... RIVER'S END
Written by Rob Maylin; et al.
Stock no. 1317374
Published by Bountyhunter Publications. 1st 2016. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The last of the Off The Beaten Track River Carping series. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 232 pages. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780993222863. Top and tail of spine slightly bumped. A small, light crease to top edge of front panel of dustwrapper.

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ROD AND LINE
Written by Arthur Ransome; Sergei Aksakov.
Stock no. 2125301
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition.

Essays, together with Aksakov on fishing. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. Browned spine has small tear to cloth at top. A few marks to covers. Name to front pastedown and inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. A few marks to page margins.

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THE DELIGHTFUL LIFE OF PLEASURE ON THE THAMES AND AN ANGLER'S PERFECT SPORT
Written by James Englefield.
Stock no. 2125271
Published by Horace Cox. 1912. Very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles. by 'Red Quill' (James Englefield. Affording Useful Hints to Enhance the Enjoyment of its Season Visitors, and Others; and to Improve some Methods of Sport. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Bookplate stuck to front pastedown. Some foxing, mostly to endpapers.

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CARP HUNTERS
Written by Tim Paisley; et al.
Stock no. 2124787
Published by The Carp Society. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0951439510. Wrapper spine is a bit browned; a few marks to rear panel.

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TROUT FLY FISHING: AN EXPERT APPROACH
Written by Martin Cairncross; John Dawson. Illustrated by Charles Jardine.
Stock no. 1815878
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An authoritative book which includes techniques for fishing a wide range of waters from lakes and large rivers to tiny spring creeks and the style employs a straightforward and accurate approach that includes some humorous anecdotes. Large format. Cream cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos & illustrations. 184 pages. ISBN: 1840371544. SIGNED by Martin Cairncross (with best regards) to verso of half-title page. Rear board has faint circular blind mark (small) and corresponding mark to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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A PORTRAIT OF SALMON FISHING
Written by Geoffrey Nickson. Illustrated by Tim Havers.
Stock no. 1815731
Published by Antony Atha. 1st 1976. Very good condition.

Limited edition of 1500 copies. Large oblong format. Half cream morocco, green cloth with gilt vignette of salmon to front. Colour illustrations. Top edge gilt. ISBN: 0904475166. Covers slightly grubby. Personal bookplate to front endpaper tipped in. Endpapers are scuffed. Minor foxing to text block. Contents clean. Slip case NOT present.

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DEEP TROUT: ANGLING IN POPULAR CULTURE
Written by William Washabaugh; Catherine Washabaugh.
Stock no. 1815705
Published by Berg. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Angling in America. Blue pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 185973393X. Remains of small label to rear board.

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A PARTICULAR LUNN: ONE HUNDRED GLORIOUS YEARS ON THE TEST
Written by Mick Lunn; Clive Graham-Ranger.
Stock no. 1815668
Published by A. & C. Black. 2nd 1991. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Second Edition. One hundred glorious years on the Test, the most famous chalkstream in the world. B/w and colour photographs. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0713635223. SIGNED by the author to half-title page with personal dedication and date.

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NETS AND CORACLES
Written by John Geraint Jenkins.
Stock no. 1815468
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An ethnological and historical study of traditional methods of river fishing in England and Wales (mostly Wales and the Welsh borders). Gilt title to spine. 335 pages including index plus numerous plates, diagrams and illustrations throughout. 9 x 5.75". ISBN: 0715365460. Text block a little browned and grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine and less so to top front panel, rear panel scuffed.

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FISHING WITH THE FAMOUS
Written by Bob Buteaux; Kevin Clifford. Illustrated by Tom O'Reilly.
Stock no. 2124060
Published by The Little Egret Press. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Limited Edition to 600 copies. Green cloth with gilt title box to front cover. Colour and b/w photos. SIGNED by Illustrator, this is Copy No. 556. Bump to bottom corner of front cover and one edge. Some light creasing to wrapper.

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THE COMPLETE ANGLER, OR THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION
Written by Izaak Walton; Charles Cotton; Edward Jesse.
Stock no. 1814801
Published by Henry G. Bohn. 1861. Good condition.

Edited by Edward Jesse. Full blue leather binding with gilt borders to sides, raised bands to spine with elaborate gilt tooling , red title block with gilt title. Marbled endpapers and text block. 203 Wood engravings. 2 volumes in 1 with b/w frontis to both volumes. Boards scuffed and marked. Front cover detached, contents sound. Small label stuck to front pastedown. Inscriptions in ink to first blank page. Newspaper cutting re: a bust of Izaak Walton dated 1878 tipped in to rear . A few grubby marks to margins. Some browning. A few pencil annotations.

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