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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

Condition: Poor


(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

ISBN: 1873674031

Condition: As New


(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

ISBN: 0977945405

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0826347959

Condition: Near Fine


(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

ISBN: 1945565004

Condition: Near Fine


(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

Condition: Good


(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

ISBN: 0385156553

Condition: Very Good


(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

ISBN: 0385156553

Condition: Very Good+


(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

ISBN: 1936702800

Condition: As New


(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

ISBN: 0964729601

Condition: Near Fine book


(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

ISBN: 1558214003

Condition: Very Good


(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

Condition: Very Good+


(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

ISBN: 0517662191

Condition: Very Good


(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

Condition: Good


(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

Izaak Walton, A Drama in Four Parts

By: Dance, Charles

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Far Hills, NJ, Meadow Run Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AB00515

ISBN: 1886967105

Condition: As New


(Synopsis) The only known printed form of this work was in a pamphlet, edited by B. Webster which states that it was correctly printed from a prompter's copy. This book maintains the style and form of the original. View more info

Salmon Fishing on the Grand Cascapedia

By: Davis, Edmund

Price: $199.95

Publisher: England, Flyfisher's Classic Library: 1994

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: AB00310

Condition: As New


(Description) Quarter leather bound under cloth covered boards with gilt lettering and highlights. In original cloth covered slip-case. Edition limited to 750 copies. View more info

Salmon Fishing on the Grand Cascapedia

By: Davis, Edmund W.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: England, Flyfisher's Classic Library: 1994

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: C0400

Condition: As New


(Description) Quarter leather bound under cloth covered boards with gilt lettering and highlights. In original cloth covered slip-case. Edition limited to 750 copies. View more info

Salmon Fishing on the Grand Cascapedia

By: Davis, Edmund W.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, England, Flyfisher's Classic Library: 2001

Edition: 2nd Ltd. Ed. #165 of 950

Seller ID: C0399

Condition: As New


(Description) Full Leather bound in slipcase. Numbered limited edition. As New. View more info

The Secrets of Angling - 1613

By: Dennys, John

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Rockville Centre, NY, Freshet Press: 1970

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: C0430

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Leatherette in slipcase, Freshet Press reprint edition. View more info

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Books of the Black Bass: An Annotated Bibliography & Checklist

By: Drury, Clyde E.

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, The Whitefish Press: 2015

Edition: Ltd. Ed. of 30 copies

Seller ID: AB01458

ISBN: 1936702606

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) One of a limited edition of 30 numbered copies. The 5th edition, revised and updated. ***(Synopsis) From Clyde Drury, the most esteemed historian of bass fishing since Dr. Henshall himself, comes the definitive work on published books on the bass. At nearly six hundred pages, this massive hardcover limited edition book contains descriptions of over 6,000 titles, including books, printed eBooks, booklets, pamphlets, technical papers, folders, maps and Bass m... View more info