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CASTING AT THE SUN: THE REFLECTIONS OF A CARP FISHER
Written by Christopher Yates.
Stock no. 1820937
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
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. Black cloth, gilt titles to spine. Numerous b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0720716624. Slight bump to top edge of rear board. Foxing to text block and a few scattered foxspots mainly to endpapers, prelims and last few pages. Pictorial dustwrapper also has foxing to top of flaps.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0951439510. Wrapper spine is a bit browned; a few marks to rear panel.
A volume of tributes to, memories of, and extracts from writings of the late Dick Walker. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners lightly rubbed. Contents clean.
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.
Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. xi and 143 pages. Front board badly dampstained. Front endpaper missing. Name & address to endpapers. A few grubby marks to contents. One or two hinges pulled. A good working copy.