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WOLDALE ... WHEN ALL THE TREES WERE GREEN
Written by Maurice Ingham. Illustrated by Maurice Ingham.
Stock no. 2122553
Published by The Medlar Press. 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Red cloth spine and rear cover; green front cover with colour pictorial onlay. Limited Edition to 789 copies. Mounted colour pictorial title headers by the author. ISBN: 1899600043. This is Copy No. 261. Small ink mark to front cover.

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THE BRITISH ANGLER: OR A POCKET-COMPANION FOR GENTLEMEN-FISHERS
Written by John Williamson; et al.
Stock no. 2122549
1740. Good condition.

Leather binding. B/w frontis and some fold-out b/w plates. This book still has its original boards, but has a NEW spine and endpapers (recased). Scuffing and heavy wear, with a little loss to original covers. Some page browning and a little foxing. Lovely tight binding; where book has been rebacked.

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THE SALMON RIVERS OF SCOTLAND
Written by Derek Mills; Neil Graesser.
Stock no. 1812785
Published by Ward Lock. 1st thus 1992. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Covering every salmon water from the Borders to the Outer Hebrides., describing each river from source to estuary, and including every major salmon-bearing tributary. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. viii and 339 pages including index. ISBN: 0706369297. One or two minor marks to contents. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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FISHING AND THINKING
Written by A.A. Luce.
Stock no. 1812784
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This is primarily a book on angling and its 'Thinking' is incidental and secondary. The 'Fishing' described is angling for Salmon, sea-trout, and brown trout on the streams and rivers, tarns and large lakes of Ireland. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. Light fading to bottom edge of front board. Name in ink to front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. Grey dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small closed tears, a little browned and grubby.

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SUCCESS WITH PIKE
Written by Barrie Rickards.
Stock no. 1812746
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

How to catch more, and bigger, pike: advice from the experts on every aspect of fishing for this monster predator, from weather conditions to baits, tackle and techniques. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 0715399322. A fine copy in a pictorial dustwrapper with slight fading to spine.

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SALMON FISHING
Written by Frederick Hill.
Stock no. 1812737
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Greased Line on Dee, Don and Earn. Grey cloth, Title on spine. 98 pages including index. Number of b/w diagrams throughout. B/w photograph of author. 7.5 x 5 inches. Light fading to top of spine, couple of minor water marks to boards. Names in ink to front endpapers. Endpapers are browned. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge-chipped with a little loss.

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CARP THE QUEST FOR THE QUEEN
Written by John Bailey; Martyn Page.
Stock no. 1608867
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Contributions from over twenty leading authorities, presenting a thorough study of the carp angling scene. ISBN: 0946284199. Spine and corners bumped. Wrapper is a little creased at edges.

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TROUTING IN NORWAY
Written by E.F. Burton. Illustrated by F.N. Burton.
Stock no. 2121840
Published by Simpkin, Marshall And Company Limited. 1st 1897. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and fly-fish decoration to front cover. With illustrations from photographs by Lieut. F.N. Burton. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A few small marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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A COMING OF AGE AN ANGLER'S SEARCH FOR SOLITUDE CONTINUES
Written by Stuart Harris. Illustrated by Adam Entwistle.
Stock no. 2121616
Published by The Little Egret Press. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Brown boards with gilt title to spine. Colour photos and some drawings throughout. Limited edition to 500 Hardback Copies. This is Copy No. 71 (bookplate stating this stuck to free front endpaper. Also Certificate SIGNED by author and Designer loosely inserted. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE SEASONS AND THE FISHERMAN
Written by Frank Fraser Darling. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1405446
Published by Cambridge University Press. 2nd 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Telling how human labour, endurance, and knowledge brings the fish to market. Blue cloth spine, green pictorial boards. 70 pages. 50 b/w drawings. Spine and corners bumped. Small bump to bottom of front board. Board edges slightly browned. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Contents otherwise clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small tears. Spine is browned. Rear panel is a little grubby. Small mark to middle of front panel - more visible on verso.

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HOW AND WHERE TO FISH IN IRELAND
Written by Hi-Regan.
Stock no. 1812198
Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. 1st 1886. Almost very good condition.

A Hand-Guide for Anglers. Half green, half orange covers; gilt titles. Frontis is fold-out colour map of Ireland. B/w illustrations. Some damp staining to covers. Gilt titles still nice and bright. Front endpaper missing. Map present. One or two damp marks but contents generally clean.

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FISHING LURES A PRACTICAL GUIDE
Written by Michael Veale.
Stock no. 1208265
Published by The Sportsman's Press. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A helpful and informative handbook. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 12 colour plates. 113 pages. ISBN: 0948253584. A fine copy in pictorial wrapper which has slightly worn lower corners and light creasing at top edge.

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