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SPEYCASTING: A NEW TECHNIQUE
Written by Hugh Falkus.
Stock no. 1821135
Published by Excellent Press. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1854873318. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and scuffed to rear panel.

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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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A CARP TO BEGIN WITH
Written by John Nixon. Illustrated by Tom O'Reilly.
Stock no. 1320067
Published by The Little Egret Press. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The adventures of an All-Round Angler. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 186 pages. Colour and b/w photos.

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FINE LINES
Written by Dave Lane.
Stock no. 1320066
Published by Mpress (media) Limited. 1st 2017. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The authors experiences of travelling the land in search of monster carp. Black boards, silver titles. 463 pages. Full of colour photos. ISBN: 9780995563032. SIGNED by the author to front free-endpaper. Minimal bumping to spine. Light crease to front edge of dustwrapper.

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CANAL CARPING
Written by Rob Maylin; et al.
Stock no. 1320059
Published by Bountyhunter Publications. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. 304 pages. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780993222825.

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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.

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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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THE COMPLEAT ANGLER
Written by Izaak Walton. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1820827
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Green and gilt pictorial cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine. Green and grey pictorial endpapers. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. A handsome book. A fine copy contained in publisher's slightly scuffed slipcase.

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THE COMPLEAT ANGLER
Written by Izaak Walton. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319481
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1931. Very good condition.

Publishers special binding. Bound in dark green morocco with gilt titles, vignettes and borders. Top edge gilt. Two-tone green pictorial endpapers. 12 tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. A few foxspots to textblock.

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BRITISH GAME (NN 2)
Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald.
Stock no. 1319460
Published by Collins. 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Green cloth covers. 6 x 8.5 inches. 240 pages. Exquisite colour plates plus black and white plates throughout. Full of interesting details and should appeal to sportsmen! Spine and corners bumped. Textblock is slightly foxed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and slightly grubby.

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