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THE ANGLER'S COMPLETE GUIDE AND COMPANION
Written by G. Little.
Stock no. 2130569
Published by G. Little. Good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles; black, silver and gilt decorations. Pictures of flies internally have been hand coloured. Other b/w illustrations. 2" split to top of spine at rear edge; with fraying to cloth. Bumping and wear, with some chipping to cloth at edges. Front endpaper is nearly detached; rear endpaper IS detached, but loosely inserted. A few marks to margins. A reading copy. 12 coloured plates are present and correct.

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A HISTORY OF THE SALMON AND TROUT ASSOCIATION 1903 - 2003
Written by Penelope Turing; Christopher Poupard.
Stock no. 2130324
Published by The Salmon And Trout Association. 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Dark blue cloth with gilt titles; blind decoration to front cover. Limited edition to 175 cloth copies. B/w photos. This is the Binders File Copy - so NOT numbered. A few light marks to covers.

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THE FISHERMAN'S COMPANION
Written by John Buckland.
Stock no. 1816675
Published by Bounty Books. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Oblong format. A beautiful book that will delight any fisherman, whether sitting in comfort at home, or waiting by his favourite pool. Using a wealth of illustrations from original sources, it evokes the timeless pleasures of fishing, reminding us that for centuries this has been one of man's favourite sports. Glazed pictorial boards. Brown marbled endpapers, text block & margins. Colour and brown & white illustrations. ISBN: 9780753708422.

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THE BIG FISH
Written by Arthur Oglesby; Lucy Money-Coutts.
Stock no. 2126569
Published by Robinson Publishing. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Adventures with record salmon and other game fish. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1854871374. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with faded spine.

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ATLANTIC SALMON: AN ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY
Written by Malcolm Greenhalgh. Illustrated by Rod Sutterby.
Stock no. 1815734
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A clear and authoritative account of the salmon's extraordinary life-cycle. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout. Large oblong format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1873674732. Light rubbing to tail of spine. Signature to title page... unreadable. Contents fine. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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A PORTRAIT OF SALMON FISHING
Written by Geoffrey Nickson. Illustrated by Tim Havers.
Stock no. 1815731
Published by Antony Atha. 1st 1976. Very good condition.

Limited edition of 1500 copies. Large oblong format. Half cream morocco, green cloth with gilt vignette of salmon to front. Colour illustrations. Top edge gilt. ISBN: 0904475166. Covers slightly grubby. Personal bookplate to front endpaper tipped in. Endpapers are scuffed. Minor foxing to text block. Contents clean. Slip case NOT present.

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FISHING AND THINKING
Written by A.A. Luce.
Stock no. 1812784
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This is primarily a book on angling and its 'Thinking' is incidental and secondary. The 'Fishing' described is angling for Salmon, sea-trout, and brown trout on the streams and rivers, tarns and large lakes of Ireland. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. Light fading to bottom edge of front board. Name in ink to front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. Grey dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small closed tears, a little browned and grubby.

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SALMON FISHING
Written by Frederick Hill.
Stock no. 1812737
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Greased Line on Dee, Don and Earn. Grey cloth, Title on spine. 98 pages including index. Number of b/w diagrams throughout. B/w photograph of author. 7.5 x 5 inches. Light fading to top of spine, couple of minor water marks to boards. Names in ink to front endpapers. Endpapers are browned. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge-chipped with a little loss.

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SALMON FISHING WITH THE FLY
Written by John P. Traherne.
Stock no. 2119797
Published by The Flyfisher's Classic Library. 1995. Fine condition.

Also a few notes on fly fishing for sea trout. Limited edition to 650 copies. Bonded leather spine with gilt title; blue cloth with gilt vignette. B/w illustrations. Contained in near fine slip case that has fading to a couple of edges.

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THE ATLANTIC SALMON FLY
Written by Judith Dunham.
Stock no. 2118408
Published by Chronicle Books. 1st USA 1991. Fine condition.

Green leather spine with gilt title. Beige cloth covers. Large format. Colour photos by John Clayton. Limited to 300 copies. ISBN: 0877018006. SIGNED by author and photographer to special page to prelims. This is Copy no. 181 of 300. Contained in original slip-case in better than very good condition, but does have some foxing to spine and edges next to spine.

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THE SALMON (NMN 16)
Written by J.W. Jones.
Stock no. 2116260
Published by Harper And Brothers. 1st USA 1959. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

American Edition. New Naturalist Monograph no. 16. 27 b/w plates. 24 diagrams. A study of the salmon's life stages. Detailed sections on spawning and homing, and a most interesting conclusion by the eminent author that salmon do not feed in fresh water. This raises an interesting question for those who indulge in fly-fishing! This book beautifully describes the strange and mysterious life history of the salmon. Some spotting to covers. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Previous owners bookplate stuck to front pastedown. Wrapper is unevenly browned.

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LIFE HISTORY AND HABITS OF THE SALMON, SEA-TROUT, TROUT AND OTHER FRESHWATER FISH
Written by P.D. Malloch.
Stock no. 2112420
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

Large format. Grey cloth, gilt titles. B/w photo onlays to front cover. B/w photos. 264 pages. Spine is very browned, with some bumping. Corners are bumped and worn. Couple of tiny nicks to cover edges. Grubby marks to rear cover. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some grubby marks to outer page edges.

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