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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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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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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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ALL ABOUT CARP FISHING
Written by Peter Mohan.
Stock no. 1320071
Published by Angler's Mail. 1970. Fair condition.

An Angler's Mail special byt the secretary of the British Carp Study Group. Oblong format. Pictorial paperwraps. B/w photos. Covers are grubby and creased. Pencil writing to rear cover. Damp stains at lower corners of pages. Some brown staining to lower edges of front cover and first 6 pages. A scarce item.

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THE CARP STRIKES BACK
Written by Rod Hutchinson.
Stock no. 1820936
Published by Wonderdog Publications. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. The season in the life of a carp angler. ISBN: 0950886505. Bumping to top front edge of boards. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and edge-creased at top.

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CARP FEVER
Written by Kevin Maddocks.
Stock no. 1820935
Published by Beekay Publishers. 2nd 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0950759805. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Text block lightly browned. Contents have been bound by printer slightly too far up the boards (only noticeable from inside bottom). Pictorial dustwrapper is sunned to spine.

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QUEST FOR CARP
Written by Jack Hilton.
Stock no. 1820934
Published by Pelham Books. 1981. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A true, unique and fascinating study, of absorbing interest to both beginner and specialist angler. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0720705827. Fourth impression. Browning and foxing to top edge of text block. Rear endpapers lightly browned. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased.

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CONFESSIONS OF A CARP FISHER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2132692
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small format. Green cloth. Gilt title to spine. B/w scraperboard illustrations. SIGNED by author/illustrator to title page. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is lightly worn to edges, with a few tiny nicks; some foxing.

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THE KING CARP WATERS
Written by Chris Ball.
Stock no. 2131849
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black cloth covered boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. This is the story of the major carp waters stocked by Donald Leney - the man who introduced 'king' carp into Britain. ISBN: 1852237260. Bump to base of spine. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and is faded to spine.

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THE ANGLER'S COMPLETE GUIDE AND COMPANION
Written by G. Little.
Stock no. 2130569
Published by G. Little. Good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles; black, silver and gilt decorations. Pictures of flies internally have been hand coloured. Other b/w illustrations. 2" split to top of spine at rear edge; with fraying to cloth. Bumping and wear, with some chipping to cloth at edges. Front endpaper is nearly detached; rear endpaper IS detached, but loosely inserted. A few marks to margins. A reading copy. 12 coloured plates are present and correct.

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