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AN ANGLER'S ENTOMOLOGY (NN 23)
Written by J.R. Harris.
Stock no. 2126147
Published by Collins. 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist no. 23. Green cloth, gilt titles. 103 colour photos. 27 b/w photos and 27 maps and diagrams. 2nd edition. ISBN: 0002193728. Spine is faded. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front patsedfown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is covered with clear adhesive film and is browned to spine.

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BB A CELEBRATION
Written by BB; Tom Quinn. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2126000
Published by Wharncliffe Publishing Limited. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A unique collection of BB's country and field sports writings. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photographic plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1871647169. Wrapper is price-cut with a little edge-creasing and a few marks.

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IN THE RING OF THE RISE
Written by Vincent C. Marinaro. Illustrated by Pearce Bates.
Stock no. 2125885
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

UK Edition. A startling and penetrating look at trout behavior and riseforms. Large format. Light blue cloth spine with silver title, dark blue cloth boards. B/w photos and illustrations and a few colour photos. ISBN: 1853105945. Wrapper is price-cut with light edge-creasing.

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OFF THE BEATEN TRACK... RIVER'S END
Written by Rob Maylin; et al.
Stock no. 1317374
Published by Bountyhunter Publications. 1st 2016. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

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.

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ROD AND LINE
Written by Arthur Ransome; Sergei Aksakov.
Stock no. 2125301
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1929. Almost very good condition.

Essays, together with Aksakov on fishing. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. Browned spine has small tear to cloth at top. A few marks to covers. Name to front pastedown and inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. A few marks to page margins.

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THE KEEPER'S BOOK A GUIDE TO THE DUTIES OF A GAMEKEEPER
Written by Peter Jeffrey Mackie; et al.
Stock no. 2125272
Published by G.T. Foulis & Co. Ltd.. 1929. Almost very good condition.

With a New Introduction and a Special Chapter on Sporting Guns by Major Hugh Pollard. Tipped-in colour plates. Spotting to covers. Uneven fade marks to rear cover. Front joint is cracked; showing webbing. Bookplate stuck to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks. Plate to page 520 has a pencil annotation to captioned mount page beneath.

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THE DELIGHTFUL LIFE OF PLEASURE ON THE THAMES AND AN ANGLER'S PERFECT SPORT
Written by James Englefield.
Stock no. 2125271
Published by Horace Cox. 1912. Very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles. by 'Red Quill' (James Englefield. Affording Useful Hints to Enhance the Enjoyment of its Season Visitors, and Others; and to Improve some Methods of Sport. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Bookplate stuck to front pastedown. Some foxing, mostly to endpapers.

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THE COMPLEAT ANGLER
Written by Izaak Walton. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2124953
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition in a almost very 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. Light bumping to spine and corners. Some foxing; mostly to endpapers and outer page edges; a few to page margins. All plates present. Scarce dustwrapper is grubby with some edge-creasing and tears; a few chips of loss. Splash mark down one edge of wrapper; some scuffing.

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THE TROUT AND THE FLY
Written by Brian Clarke; John Goddard.
Stock no. 1815941
Published by Ernest Benn. 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. A new approach. ISBN: 0510225349. Light browning to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded to spine.

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CARP HUNTERS
Written by Tim Paisley; et al.
Stock no. 2124787
Published by The Carp Society. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0951439510. Wrapper spine is a bit browned; a few marks to rear panel.

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TROUT FLY FISHING: AN EXPERT APPROACH
Written by Martin Cairncross; John Dawson. Illustrated by Charles Jardine.
Stock no. 1815878
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An authoritative book which includes techniques for fishing a wide range of waters from lakes and large rivers to tiny spring creeks and the style employs a straightforward and accurate approach that includes some humorous anecdotes. Large format. Cream cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos & illustrations. 184 pages. ISBN: 1840371544. SIGNED by Martin Cairncross (with best regards) to verso of half-title page. Rear board has faint circular blind mark (small) and corresponding mark to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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GENTLEMEN AND POACHERS: THE ENGLISH GAME LAWS 1671-1831
Written by P.B. Munsche.
Stock no. 1815869
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book touches on many subjects including man traps, transportation to Australia, the Industrial Revolution and fox-hunting, to name but a few, it is essentially about values: how the gentry tried to impose theirs on England and how these, in turn, were undermined by new values, more compatible with the emerging capitalism of the nineteenth century. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ix and 255 pages including index. ISBN: 0521232848. Top of spine bumped. Upside down 'J' rubber ink stamp in blue to title page. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is browned, has a small chip to top of rear panel spine edge, and is fading to spine.

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