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FISHING AROUND THE BRISTOL CHANNEL
Written by Mike Smylie; Simon Cooper.
Stock no. 1208856
Published by The History Press. 1st 2011. Very good condition.

Fishing the Severn Sea From Hartland Point to St. Ann's Head. Delving into the various fishing methods used in the past and present around this coastline. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 157 pages. ISBN: 9780752457925. SIGNED by author. Lower corners and edge of covers lightly rubbed.

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THE FLORA OF THE CLYDE AREA
Written by John R. Lee.
Stock no. 1814317
Published by John Smith And Son Limited. 1933. Very good condition.

A handbook of the flowering plants and ferns occurring wild or established within the drainage area of the River and Firth of Clyde. Small format. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. 391 pages. Bookplate to front endpaper. Light browning and minor foxing to text block.

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SEVERN TRADERS
Written by Colin Green.
Stock no. 1609351
Published by Black Dwarf. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour frontis, b/w photos. The West Country Trows and Trowmen. ISBN: 0953302822. Some offsetting of ink from frontis to title page, with slight surface damage. Contents otherwise clean and bright. Wrapper edge rubbed.

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THE BOOK OF THE AXE
Written by Les Berry; Gerald Gosling.
Stock no. 2123241
Published by Chalford. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. The Archive Photographs Series. The photographs in this fascinating selection set out, to follow George Pulman's footsteps along the lower Axe, from where it crosses the Devon border downstream to its mouth. ISBN: 0752407759. Some light wear.

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SWITZERLAND ITS MOUNTAINS, VALLEYS, LAKES, AND RIVERS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1609112
Published by William Glaisher. 1903. Almost very good condition.

New and Revised Edition. Red cloth boards, bevelled edges. Gilt and black titles and illustrations to boards. Yellow floral endpapers. All edges guilt. Profusely illustrated with 250 b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine faded; rear board marked. Prize inscription to verso of front endpaper. Edge tear to p. 157 (does not affect text or illustration). One hinge pulled. A couple of marks but contents generally very good.

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THE SOURCE OF THE NILE: THE LAKE REGIONS OF CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by Richard Burton.
Stock no. 1813908
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. 604 pages. B/w illustrations. Loosely inserted map. Tidy bookplate to front endpaper. Map present. Contained in publisher's black slipcase, a little scuffed.

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MOON RIVER
Written by Pete Springate.
Stock no. 1813861
Published by Freebird Publishing. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Final book of a remarkable trilogy shows that, even as he reaches his seventieth year, Pete is still striving for a challenge and still willing to learn anew a craft he thought he'd mastered years ago. Black boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos to endpapers. Colour photos throughout. Limited edition. ISBN: 9870993374607. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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WANDERINGS AND EXCURSIONS IN SOUTH WALES INCLUDING THE SCENERY OF THE RIVER WYE
Written by Thomas Roscoe. Illustrated by D. Cox; et al..
Stock no. 2122669
Published by C. Tilt and Simpkin and Co.. Circa 1837. Good condition.

Full burgundy leather binding. Gilt titles and decorations to spine. Gilt vignette to front cover. All edges gilt. 48 b/w plates. Contents are detached from binding, at joints. Scuffing and wear to cover edges. Some foxing and page edge browning. All plates present.

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THE SALMON RIVERS OF SCOTLAND
Written by Derek Mills; Neil Graesser.
Stock no. 1812785
Published by Ward Lock. 1st thus 1992. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Covering every salmon water from the Borders to the Outer Hebrides., describing each river from source to estuary, and including every major salmon-bearing tributary. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. viii and 339 pages including index. ISBN: 0706369297. One or two minor marks to contents. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN HERE LAST THURSDAY
Written by Ron Holloway.
Stock no. 1608885
Published by George Mann. 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed boards. The life, thoughts and meanderings of a chalk stream riverkeeper. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9780954629991.

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BARGES AND BARGEMEN A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE UPPER SEVERN NAVIGATION 1660-1900
Written by Barrie Trinder.
Stock no. 1608663
Published by Phillimore. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 178 pages. ISBN: 1860773613. Light creasing to edge of wrapper.

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LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI
Written by Mark Twain.
Stock no. 2121915
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

The river and its history. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt map of the river and its tributaries to front board. Blue endpapers. B/w and colour illustrations. Contained in better than very good slip case, which is pictorial to one side; some light scuffing.

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