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A SALMON FISHER'S ODYSSEY
Written by John Ashley-Cooper.
Stock no. 2119866
Published by The Flyfisher's Classic Library. 1996. Fine condition.

Colour and b/w photos. 7 colour plates. Descriptions of rivers and their characteristics, the history and nature of their flow, the habits of their fish and practical advice on tackle and tactics. This edition is Limited to 500 copies. Contained in a very good slip case that has a few marks and scuffs.

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THE FLY FISHER'S GUIDE
Written by Geo. C. Bainbridge. Illustrated by Geo. C. Bainbridge.
Stock no. 2119859
Published by The Fly Fisher's Classic Library. 1992. Nearly fine condition.

Bonded leather spine, with blue boards. Illustrated with colour plates representing upwards of forty of the most useful flies accurately copied from nature. An introduction by Tony Deacon. Small bump to base of spine. Contained in very good slip case that has some fading to a few edges.

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SALMON FISHING WITH THE FLY
Written by John P. Traherne.
Stock no. 2119797
Published by The Flyfisher's Classic Library. 1995. Fine condition.

Also a few notes on fly fishing for sea trout. Limited edition to 650 copies. Bonded leather spine with gilt title; blue cloth with gilt vignette. B/w illustrations. Contained in near fine slip case that has fading to a couple of edges.

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THE ERNE, ITS LEGENDS AND ITS FLY-FISHING
Written by Henry Newland.
Stock no. 2119785
Published by The Flyfisher's Classic Library. 1999. Fine condition.

Green full bonded leather covers, gilt titles. Colour frontis and title page. Limited edition of 450 copies. Contained in a fine slip-case. This is copy Number 117. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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HARRY DRUIDALE FISHERMAN FROM MANXLAND TO ENGLAND
Written by Henry Cadman.
Stock no. 2119101
Published by The Grove Bookshop. 1st thus 1990. Fine condition.

Facsimile of the first edition. Pages: xvi, 321 + 2. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering. 40 b/w plates.

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THE COMPLEAT ANGLER
Written by Izaak Walton. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1315197
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Grey/green cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. 12 pastoral colour plates capture the spirit of this well-loved book. B/w text illustrations. Grey/green pictorial endpapers. 224 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers are sunned, light scratch mark to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned, light foxing to textblock and heavier foxspots to prelims. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with damp stains to sides of spine, 2" loss to top of spine and a small patch of loss to centre of rear panel.

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THE ATLANTIC SALMON FLY
Written by Judith Dunham.
Stock no. 2118408
Published by Chronicle Books. 1st USA 1991. Fine condition.

Green leather spine with gilt title. Beige cloth covers. Large format. Colour photos by John Clayton. Limited to 300 copies. ISBN: 0877018006. SIGNED by author and photographer to special page to prelims. This is Copy no. 181 of 300. Contained in original slip-case in better than very good condition, but does have some foxing to spine and edges next to spine.

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FISHING TACKLE OF YESTERDAY A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE
Written by Jamie Maxstone Graham.
Stock no. 2118400
Published by Jamie Maxtone Graham. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Privately published by the author. A few light marks to outer page edges.

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THE COMPLEATEST ANGLING BOOKE THAT EUER WAS WRIT
Written by Joseph Crawhall.
Stock no. 2118325
2nd 1881. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Black leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine, with gilt title and fish decorations. This is the Second Edition, Limited to 100 copies! (First edition has only 40 copies printed in 1859). B/w illustrations. Being done oute of ye hebrewe and other tongves by a Person of Honor. Adorn'd with scriptures. Some light wear along cover edges. A few marks to covers. Marks to endpapers. Front endpaper has a few edge-tears. Some foxing. Still in very good condition, considering its age!

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CONFESSIONS OF A CARP FISHER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2118158
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Small format. Green cloth. Gilt title to spine. B/w scraperboard illustrations. Fading to cover edges and unevenly to spine. Front joint is a bit weak. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned, with scuffing; 2-3" loss to base of spine; some tape repairs and other chips of loss; grubby marks.

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INDIAN SUMMER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1607324
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

BB, in his personal Indian Summer, records his own vivid impressions of summer's end. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Exquisite scraperboard illustrations. 183 pages. ISBN: 0718123670. Address sticker to corner of front endpaper. Wrapper is edge creased and has a couple of small marks.

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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2118022
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w wood- engravings throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Inscription in ink and white label stuck to front endpaper. Odd foxspot to outer page edges. Wrapper is a little creased with some light edge-browning.

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