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FALCONRY: CELEBRATING A LIVING HERITAGE
Written by Javier Ceballos.
Stock no. 2135369
Published by Motivate Publishing. 1st UAE 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781860632761. Contents are excellent! Wrapper has some edge-creasing with a 1" closed tear to rear panel and sticky label.

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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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A PASSION FOR ANGLING
Written by Christopher Yates; Bob James; Hugh Miles. Illustrated by Rodger McPhail.
Stock no. 1822230
Published by Merlin Unwin Books; BBC. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Companion to the TV series. A fishing adventure which takes three fanatical anglers across Britian. Colour photos and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0563367415. SIGNED by the artist, Rodger McPhail to free front endpaper (no dedication). Large bookplate to front pastedown. Contents otherwise fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lovely and bright.

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SO THIS WAS SHOOTING FLYING
Written by Anthony Vandervell. Illustrated by Charles Jardine.
Stock no. 1822193
Published by Sporting And Leisure Press. 1st thus 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

From the Diaries of the Honourable Percy Perdix-Perdix and his Sagas on 'The First of September' at Four Mile Gallop in the XIXth Century. Partridge shooting. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front board. Limited Edition. Subscribers list to rear. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0860232255. This is copy 75 of a limited edition. Bookplate SIGNED by the author and illustrator to half-title page. Large bookplate to verso of free front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is in lovely condition.

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SEA TROUT FISHING
Written by Hugh Falkus.
Stock no. 1822189
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Guide To Success. 2nd edition. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854931155. Corners bumped, top edge of front board bumped. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean. Price-cut green dustwrapper is lightly browned and edge-creased.

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CHURCHILL'S GAME SHOOTING
Written by Macdonald Hastings; Robert Churchill.
Stock no. 1822188
Published by Michael Joseph. 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A textbook on the successful use of the modern shotgun. Fifth revised edition revised by Hastings. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718109627. Fifth impression. Corners lightly bumped. Pencil mark to lower edge of text block (minor). Large bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, faded to spine, grubby to rear panel.

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HUNTING & STALKING DEER IN BRITAIN THROUGH THE AGES
Written by Geoffrey. Kenneth Whitehead.
Stock no. 1822186
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of hunting deer over the last thousand years, from the days before the Norman conquest up to the present. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0713420839. Large bookplate to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and lightly scuffed.

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THE SHOOTING MAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB; Duff Hart-Davis. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1321492
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A companion volume to BB's "Fisherman's Bedside Book", illustrated throughout with numerous woodcuts. Burgundy boards, silver title to spine. Introduction by Duff Hart-Davis. ISBN: 9781873674666. Some light rubbing to dustwrapper.

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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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CLYDE-STYLE FLIES AND THEIR DRESSINGS
Written by John Reid; William G. McKendry.
Stock no. 2135214
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. With Some Hints On Their Use. ISBN: 0715353527. Bump to base of spine. Some page corners are creased, where pages used as a bookmark. A few pencil tick marks in text. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with some marks and stain across top edge of front panel; fading to title at top of spine.

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IN SEARCH OF WILD TROUT
Written by Nicholas Fitton.
Stock no. 2135154
Published by Ward Lock. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Fly Fishing for Wild Trout in Rivers. ISBN: 0706370333. Knocks to spine and corner. Small fade mark to base of spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine; a few nicks; mark to base of spine.

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TROUT FLIES OF STILLWATER
Written by John Goddard.
Stock no. 2135153
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1977. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The natural fly, its matching artificial and fishing technique. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w photos. Third edition. ISBN: 0713616040. Foxing to covers, endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges with some creasing; nicks to corners.

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