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Written by Izaak Walton; Charles Cotton; Edward Jesse.
Stock no. 1814801
Published by Henry G. Bohn. 1861. Almost very 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. Joints worn, leather starting to crack at joints. 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. Leather binding is fragile but holding.

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Written by J. Morewood Dowsett.
Stock no. 1814756
Published by John Bale, Sons & Danielsson Ltd.. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

Cloth boards, gilt titles and vignettes. Numerous b/w plates. A book about adventure and hunting big game. SIGNED by the author by means of an inscription diagonally across the front endpaper. Text block browned. The occasional margin mark. All plates present. Occasional annotation in pencil.

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Written by Jon Hutcheon.
Stock no. 1208849
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition.

A Rabbit Catcher's Guide. A detailed and informative book telling you everything about this highly effective method of pest control. The author is a keen conservationist and experienced rabbit catcher. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. 128 pages includes index and glossary. ISBN: 1861268211. Base of spine bumped else a fine copy.

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Written by William B. Currie. Illustrated by Charles Jardine.
Stock no. 1814739
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. Catching wild fish in wild places is the theme of this book. ISBN: 0047990244. Foxing to top edge of text block and browning to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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Written by Samuel White Baker.
Stock no. 2123640
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 2nd 1891. Very good condition.

Second edition, in One Volume. Brown leather raised bands to spine, gilt titles and decorations. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Reminiscences of Europe, Asia, Africa and America. A few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front joint is a bit cracked. Stitching to frontis can be clearly seen on verso. Page edge browning, a few page corner creases.

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Written by John Yeates. Illustrated by Michael Lyne.
Stock no. 2123537
Published by The Sportsman's Press. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0948253576. SIGNED by author, with dedication to previous owner. Bumping to top and tail of spine and along a couple of cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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Written by Paul Schullery.
Stock no. 1208719
Published by The Orvis Company. 1st 2006. Very good condition.

150 years of an American sporting tradition. The story of the Orvis business which has maintained its 150-year devotion to a core product line - its superb fly rods. Large square format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour pictorial boards. 143 pages pages includes index. ISBN: 9780979009709. Creases to top corners of a few pages else a near fine copy.

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Written by Mick Hanson.
Stock no. 1208714
Published by Fishingbooksender. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Experiences of the golden years on some of the country's best known waters with descriptions of ledgering for double figure tench and bream at dawn and searching for big chub in the evening. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Limited edition of 380 copies. Ribbon page marker. Colour photos. 163 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780956729729. Copy no. 159 SIGNED by author. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Includes small folder with photographs and bookmarks issued by the publisher.

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Written by F.B. Kirkman; Horace G. Hutchinson. Illustrated by G.E. Lodge; Allen W. Seaby.
Stock no. 1814337
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. 1936. Almost very good condition.

A guide to the natural history and the sporting value of the main British game birds. Large format. Blue cloth boards, black titles and illustration of ducks flying to front. Colour plates & b/w photos. Edited by Kirkman & Hutchinson with contributions by others. xii and 428 pages. Edges rubbed, boards marked. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper and top corner of same removed. Text block browned and grubby. Some foxing present. All plates present with some foxing to margins.

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Written by Robert Olsen. Illustrated by Robert Olsen.
Stock no. 2123433
Published by Wye Angling Publications. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Tom's book is a personal project - written, illustrated and designed purely for his son. A very person view of fishing involving frields, barbel, grayling, chub and salmon from the Wye Valley, carp and tech from hidden pools, trout from streams, crazy thoughts, fun and a meeting with Bernard Venables that brought his childhood fishing full circle. This is the Limited Edition; to 390 copies. ISBN: 9780955721656. SIGNED by author to title page. This is Copy NO. 175. Also contains a few colour postcards and small bookmark. Wrapper has a few grubby marks.

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Written by J. Hughes-Parry.
Stock no. 2123324
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1949. Good condition.

A salmon fisherman's note-book. B/w photos. Covers are very damp marked. Bumping to corners. Name ink stamp to front endpaper and contents page. Foxing to outer page edges.

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Written by Viscount Grey of Fallodon. Illustrated by Eric Fitch Daglish.
Stock no. 2123323
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1930. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Revised and enlarged edition, illustrated with wood engravings. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a little chipping to cloth. Uneven fading to spine. A few marks to covers. Name in ink to front pastedown. Page browning.

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