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Howells: The Bamboo Fly Rods & Fly Fishing Legacy of Gary H. Howells

By: Beelart, Joseph

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Whitefish Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01229

ISBN: 193670255X

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Light bump to corner from shipping, esle new and unread! ***(Synopsis) Howells was an intensely private individual, and he valued his privacy most highly during his fishing sojourns. He once wrote, “I hide in the bushes so my customers can't find me …” Howells was also very secretive about his building techniques; but, with a limited group of rod builders, he willingly shared ideas. Thus, Howells craft lives on. In this, the first full biography wr... View more info

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Howells: The Bamboo Fly Rods & Fly Fishing Legacy of Gary H. Howells

By: Beelart, Joseph

Price: $389.95

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Whitefish Press: 2013

Edition: Ltd. Ed. of 100

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01395

ISBN: 193670255X

Condition: Near Fine


Discounts not applicable for this book. (Description) Two volume set in slipcase containing signed and numbered 'Howells: The Bamboo Fly Rods & Fly Fishing Legacy of Gary H. Howells' Limited Edition biography and matching signed and numbered 'The Letters & Correspondence of Gary H. Howells'. The companion Letters volume will not be republished in any form, it is only available through the Limited Edition Two Volume Set. Both volumes cloth bound with highlights. Only ble... View more info

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Reels and Making Them

By: Betts, John

Price: $78.95

Publisher: Groton, MA, Reel Lines Press: 2011

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01062

ISBN: 1936702169

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) 450 handwritten pages with over 500 color photographs and illustrations. Limited to 100 signed and numbered copies with an original plate drawn by the Author for each book. ***(Synopsis) Contained within Reels & Making Them is a complete second book entitled Aerials, presenting John's innovative approach to hand-crafting the beautiful and highly functional Aerial reels originated by Henry Coxon in the late 19th century. John's minimalist approach to reel bu... View more info

The Borzoi Books for Sportsmen

By: Biscotti, M. L.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Madison, OH, Sunrise Publishing Co: 1992

Edition: Ltd. Ed. #209 of 319

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: U02351

ISBN: 1881755002

Condition: Very Good


(Description) Previous owner name penned in at front cover, else near fine. 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

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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

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Colorado Reels, and Old Fishing Tackle

By: Carbaugh, Gary; Dick Spurr

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Grand Junction, CO, Centennial Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: C0287

ISBN: 188241814X

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Light edgewear, else clean and like new. ***(Synopsis) This book is the only reference that I personally know of for the collector involved with Colorado Reels. It's out of print at this time and there is limited numbers of these books for sale. View more info

Colorado Reels, and Old Fishing Tackle

By: Carbaugh, Gary; Dick Spurr

Price: $42.95

Publisher: Grand Junction, CO, Centennial Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U02410

ISBN: 188241814X

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) This is the softcover edition that has been re-bound in green cloth hardcover boards. Previous owner name penned in at front. ***(Synopsis) This book is the only reference that I personally know of for the collector involved with Colorado Reels. It's out of print at this time and there is limited numbers of these books for sale. View more info

The Sporting Craftsmen

By: Carter, Art

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Albany, OH, Countrysport Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U02122

ISBN: 0924357460

Condition: Very Good


(Description) Mild edgewear and scuffs, else clean and tight. 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 Art of the Creel

By: Chatham, Hugh; McClain, Dan

Price: $94.95

Publisher: Ennis, MT, Blue Heron Publications: 1997

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: C0317

ISBN: 0965917274

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Like new book and jacket with autograph stickers on dj and FFEP. 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

The Book of Lures

By: Fox, Charles K.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Rockville Centre, NY, Freshet Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: C0537

ISBN: 0883950197

Condition: Very Good+


(Description) Slight edgewear and faint tape stains in book. Unclipped jacket withvery light edgewear, now in Mylar. View more info

Fishing Tackle of Yesterday; A Collector's Guide.

By: Graham, Jamie Maxtone

Price: $84.95

Publisher: Self-Published: 1989

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U01672

Condition: Very Good


(Description) Light corner bumps, else a nice tight copy. ***(Synopsis) Interesting compendium of old advertisements, patent drawings and illlustrations from fishing tackle catalogues, principally Hardy's and Allcock's. The entries are arranged systematically so as to illustrate the historical development of reels, tackle and accessories, and have been chosen with the interests of collectors in mind. Includes a detailed commentary by the author. View more info

Catalogue-Collectable Gear

By: Graham, Jamie Maxtone

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Scotland, Self-Published: 1990

Seller ID: U01673

Condition: Good


(Description) Stapled binding remains tight. No mailing label on back cover. A catalog of antique fishing equipment View more info

Hardy's Anglers' Guide and Catalogue: 1954

By: Hardy Brothers

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Alnwick, Hardy Brothers Ltd.: 1954

Seller ID: U00649

Condition: Good+


(Description) Spine still intact and holding all pages, light edgewear. Includes 1954/55 price list tucked into catalog. Colored fly plates. View more info

The House of Hardy, Anglers Guide and Catalogue: 1965

By: Hardy Brothers

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Alnwick, Hardy Brothers Ltd.: 1965

Seller ID: U00651

Condition: Good


(Description) Spine still intact and holding all pages, moderate edgewear. Includes 1965/66 price list tucked into catalog. View more info

Hardy Fishing Tackle Guide: 1983

By: Hardy Brothers

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Alnwick, Hardy Brothers Ltd.: 1983

Seller ID: U00652

Condition: Good


(Description) Stapled spine still intact and holding all pages, light edgewear. Includes 1983 price list tucked inside catalog. View more info

Hardy's Anglers' Guide and Catalogue: 1960

By: Hardy Brothers

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Alnwick, Hardy Brothers Ltd.: 1960

Seller ID: U00816

Condition: Good+


(Description) Spine still intact and holding all pages, light edgewear. Includes 1960/61 price list tucked into catalog. View more info

The House the Hardy Brothers Built

By: Hardy, James L.

Price: $274.95

Publisher: England, Flyfisher's Classic Library: 1998

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: AB01083

Condition: As New


(Description) Limited Edition #225 of 950 copies bound in full black leather with gilt title and highlights and silk marker ribbon. Housed in matching cloth-covered slipcase. ***(Synopsis) The author is the last family member to work for Hardys. Since his retirement in 1992, Jim Hardy has been compiling this engrossing history of the firm. Making full use of extensive family archives, he describes and illustrates the evolution of Hardys from the early days in Alnwick aft... View more info