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The Sportsman In Ireland: With His Summer Route Through The Highlands Of Scotland

By: Allan, Bob Robert

Price: $424.95

Publisher: London, England, Henry Colburn: 1840

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: C2280


(Description) Significant wear to boards. Front board of volume 1 has completely separated from the rest of the volume. Bother covers and spine cloth have separated from signatures ofvolume 2. The books will need to be re-bound professionally. Foxing to interior pages, but remain tightly sewn together. View more info

A History of Flyfishing

By: Bark, Conrad Voss

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Shropshire, England, Merlin Unwin Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: C0070


(Description) Not since Waller-Hills' classic History of Fishing for Trout of 1921, has a broad survey of this fascinating sport been tackled with such individual style and verve. View more info

Fly Fishing Pioneers and Legends of the Northwest

By: Berryman, Jack

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Northwest Fly Fishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U02340


(Description) Previous owner name penned in at front cover. Light wear at edges and corners. View more info

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Fly-Fishing Pioneers & Legend of the Northwest

By: Berryman, Jack W.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Northwest Fly Fishing, LLC: 2006

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: C0155


(Synopsis) The people, places, tackle, techniques, flies, literature, fly shops, photography, and lore of western fly fishing during the late nineteenth and twentieth century. History of shooting heads, weighted flies, woven flies, the double haul, spliced lines, stripping baskets, and more Northwest fly-fishing innovations. Development of unique fly styles west of the Rocky Mountains: Bailey's mossbacks; Pott's woven-bodied mites; Rosborough's fuzzy nymphs; and Pray's o... View more info

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Gentlemen Preferred Dry Flies

By: Black, William C.

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, Univ. of New Mexico Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00886


(Description) Brand new unread, clean and tight. *** (Synopsis) There is evidence that men have been fooling fish with fake flies for over 700 years, possibly much longer, going back to China and Macedonia and Rome. The first fly-fishing book, written in the early years of the fifteenth century but not published until 1496, was for many years attributed to Dame Juliana Berners, an English nun born some years before that. Subsequent evidence shows that she may not have b... View more info

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By A Thread: A Retrospective 0n Women and Fly Tying

By: Block, Erin

Price: $54.95

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, The Whitefish Press: 2016

Edition: Ltd. Ed. Of 100 copies

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01468


(Description) Limited Edition of 100 copies, signed and numbered by the author on a bookplate inside front cover. ***(Synopsis) In this retrospective on women and fly tying author Erin Block uncovers a largely hidden side of fly fishing history. From the heart of the nineteenth century to the present, the work of fifteen famous fly tiers are outlined in this seminal work. From Carrie Frost, who built an empire on the Mississippi River, to Carrie Stevens, who built a lege... View more info

British Anglers’ Natural History

By: Boulenger, E.G.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: London, Collins: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: U00910


(Description) Minor edgewear to book and jacket. Unclipped jacket has several half-inch chips but otherwise in very good shape for this aged book. View more info

The Living River: A Fisherman's Intimate Profile of the Madison River Watershed, Its History, Ecology, Lore, and Angling Opportunities

By: Brooks, Charles E.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Nick Lyons Books: 1979

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U00010


(Description) Book in very good condition. Jacket Clipped, with one closed tear and minor chips at edges. ***(Synopsis) A Fisherman's Intimate Profile of the Madison River Watershed, Its History, Ecology, Lore, and Angling Opportunities View more info

The Living River: A Fisherman's Intimate Profile of the Madison River Watershed, Its History, Ecology, Lore, and Angling Opportunities

By: Brooks, Charles E.

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Nick Lyons Books: 1979

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U01493


(Description) Book has light edgewear, else clean and tight. *** (Synopsis) THE LIVING RIVER is an evocation to a great river as understood and loved by a great trout fisherman. It is an intimate glimpse of the history of the river, stretching eons into the past, and of the Indians, pioneers, and later settlers who made their lives along its shores. It is a shrewd and practical study of the ecology of the river - its varied voices, the insects that inhabit its riffles a... View more info

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The Chronological History of Penn Reels, 1932-1957 (with The Penn Reel Collector's Companion and Price Guide, and A Documentary History of Penn Reels, 1932 - 1957)

By: Cacioppo, Michael

Price: $294.95

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Whitefish Press: 2014

Edition: Ltd. Ed. of 100

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01309


(Description) One 3-book set of the Hardcover Limited Edition set of 100 copies (matching numbered). Each book signed and numbered by the Author on publisher's bookplates. This listing is for all three books together and will not be split up. ***Synopsis - The Chronological History of Penn Reels, 1932-1957) One of the greatest success stories in the history of fishing tackle is the Penn Fishing Tackle Manufacturing Co. of Philadelphia, Penn. Founded by Otto Henze in the ... View more info

A Dictionary of Sporting Pen Names

By: Callahan, J. Kenneth

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Peterborough, NH, Callahan & Co. Booksellers: 1995

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: C0272


(Description) Slight shelfwear, else like new. ***(Synopsis) An A to Z listing of various authors' pseudonyms used & books they've written on angling, shooting, hunting, archery, horses, riding, polo, racing, dogs, falconry, golf, sports, etc. View more info

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Classic and Antique Fly-Fishing Tackle: A Guide for Collectors and Anglers

By: Campbell, A. J.

Price: $189.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00155


(Description) Author signed 1st printing!! Slight bump to spine ends, else clean and tight. *** (Synopsis) Anglers are always fascinated with fly fishing's Golden Age, and nothing brings back those years a vividly as a fine old rod and reel bearing the honorable scars of a lifetime afield. Classic & Antique Fly-Fishing Tackle features in-depth coverage of traditional gear from the 1860s to the 1920s and affordable production tackle from the 1930s through the 1960s. Campb... View more info

Roderick Haig-Brown, A Descriptive Bibliography

By: Cave, Robert Bruce

Price: $84.95

Publisher: Citrus Heights, CA, Self-Published: 2000

Edition: 1st Ed,1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: U02323


(Description) Previous owner name penned in at front cover, else very light shelfwear to book and unclipped jacket. Very nice copy. View more info

The Complete Book of Sportfishing

By: Cederberg, Goran (Editor)

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Bonanza Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Editor

Seller ID: U00876


(Description) Large coffee-table book. Minor edge and corner wear, with two 2tears to the unclipped DJ. Signed by Cederberg! ***(Synopsis) Features the history of sportfishing; Fish and their world; Spinning and bait-casting; Bait-fishing; Coastal fishing; Sea-Fishing; Fly-Fishing; Fly-tying; Fishing after the catch and much more. More than 300 full-color photographs and 250 drawings in 284 pages. This is an essential 'handbook' for every enthusiast and is a handy refere... View more info

Early History of Yellowstone National Park

By: Cramton, Louis C.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: U02320


(Description) Previous owner name penned in at front cover and small scribble on title page. Covers worn and starting to separate at the bottom. Title written in pen on the spine. View more info