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Lee Richardson's B.C. Tales of Fishing inBritish Columbia.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Forest Grove, Oregon. Champoeg Press. 1978.,  8vo, 24cm, xv,169p., limited edition, this being #922, with a mapand 16 plates (8 in colour) in rear fold over pocket, printed onrag paper, both free flies colour illustrated, gilt decorated finegrain light grey green linen, gilt spine titles, in fine as newcondition in original plain shipping wrapper.(ds1) This is VolumeOne of The Book Club Of Limited Editions For The Discriminating FlyFisherman. ~ Fly fishing for steelhead on the rivers of BritishColumbia.
$125.00    Book Number: 36539         Order / Enquire

The Angler's Guide, Abridged for the Use of YoungAnglers, Being a Complete Practical Treatise on Angling: Containing, TheArt of Trolling and Fishing for Jack & Pike, Fly-Fishing & Making; Also,Bottom & Float Fishing, & Trimmer Angling, With Directions how to plumbthe Depth, To bait the Hooks, to make paste,.How to lay Night-Lines andSniggle for Eels,.And, the best Method of making Ground-Bait, &c.Founded on 40 Years and Experience.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Sold for the Author by T.Tegg. 1816.,  14.5cm, first abridged edition, xvi, 80p., frontisengraving, title-page vignette, 20 text wood-cuts, appendix, glossary,marbled endpapers & leaf endings, dark green blind-stamped cloth, giltspine title, fine Westwood & Satchell p187. An exceptionally fine copyof Salter's juvenile version of "The Angler's Guide, or Complete LondonAngler." (1814). A popular text, the book went through five editions by1841. Published "to enable the fishing-tackle dealers to sell at a smallprice to the novice in angling" (Preface) The frontis is illustrationsare of hooks baited for trolling. Includes a list of principal Englishrivers with the various kind of fish which they contain and a glossaryof technical terms used in angling. Very scarce.
$350.00    Book Number: 36485         Order / Enquire

By Hook and By Crook.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Henry Sotheran & Co. 1892.,  20x 15.5cm, the First Edition, viii,255p., sepia tone frontis, 15 plates (9 colour, 2 one colour & 1 double page), with tissue guards, 9 text illustrations, original fine grain cream coloured linen, gilt titles & decoration on front, t.e.g., dust worn but for this book a very good to fine sound copy
$399.99                          Book Number: 28001                         Order / Enquire

Trout Lore.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Frederick A. Stokes Company. 1917.,  20cm, xv, 203p., 24 photographs including frontis, green cloth, photograph laid on front, some general wear, a good to very good sound copy (s3). The author was Angling Editor of "Outdoor Life".
$40.00                          Book Number: 26316                         Order / Enquire

Scotch Loch-Fishing. By "Black Palmer". (pseaud).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Edinburgh. William Blackwood and Sons. 1882.,  12mo, 18cm, 81p., text figures, interleaved blank sheets, 2p. ads., dark blue limp cloth with blind stamped borders on the boards, gilt titles & decoration on front, much annotating (catches) mainly on the interleaves, , near fine (tgc) A practical treatise that aims to dispel the idea that loch-fishing was a "second-rate performance" . The interleaved pages have been annotated by a former owner with fishing successes in various Scottish lochs, from 1894 to 1913. Includes chapters on trolling, trolling-tackle and the duties of the boatman.
$150.00                          Book Number: 29362                         Order / Enquire

Fly-Tying For Trout. The whole art of tying trout-flies with details of the principal dressings.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Seeley Service & Co. Ltd. Nd.,  21.5cm, 121p., 2 colour plates, text illustrations, book ads, yellow cloth, a bit soiled, very good (s3.8)
$25.00                          Book Number: 27661                         Order / Enquire

THEAKSTON, Michael].
British Angling Flies. Revised and Annotated by Francis M. Walbran.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Ripon and London. William Harrison & Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington. [1883].,  12mo, 18.5cm, xiii,145,[9]p., +8p. of ads., & ads on the endpapers, with 8 insect & fly plates, 8 plates and illustrations from wood-engravings, in the original dark green cloth, gilt spine and cover titles and 2 small gilt vignette fly illustrations, some slight wear at the edges else a very good to fine copy Fishing in Yorkshire, on the Yore River, based on Michael Theakson's original manuscript of the 1860's with illustrations of flies by his daughter. An important reference for matching artificial flies with the natural ones. With a chapter on the Yorkshire rivers and a guide to the city of Ripon and area. Heckscher 1922.
$200.00                          Book Number: 28023                         Order / Enquire

Fly Dressers' Guide.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Thorton Heath, Surrey. E.Veniard. 1952.,  tall8vo, 24cm, 256p., frontis, over 160 drawings, 10colour plates, index, green cloth, gilt titles, fine copy ~ A classicof fly dressing from the son of Ernest Veniard who of the fly tyingmaterials firm, E. Veniard, in 1923.
$40.00                          Book Number: 33853                         Order / Enquire

WALKER, Charles Edward
Old Flies in New Dresses. How to Dress Dry Flies with the Wings in the Natural Position and Some New Wet Flies.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Lawrence and Bullen. 1898.,  8vo, 22.5cm, vii,116p., with 3 engraved plates, titled tissue guards, 19 text figures, original green cloth, gilt spine titles & small decoration on upper cover, some fade spots on the boards else a very good sound copy
$150.00                          Book Number: 28030                         Order / Enquire

WELLS, Henry P.
Fly-Rods and Fly-Tackle. Suggestions as to Their Manufacture and Use.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Sampson Low, Marston, Serale & Rivington. Nd. [1884/85?].,  12mo, 18.5x 14.5cm, the First London Edition, 364p., ads., many illustrations, index, in the original dark blue cloth, gilt spine and cover block titles & gilt pictorial decoration, ruled in red, t.e.g., fine copy, this edition is uncommon particularly in fine condition Bruns W66. cf. Heckscher 2228 listing 1st US edition, 1885. A classic of 19th century American fishing literature. With extensive information on fish-hooks, lines, leaders, reels, rods, and rod-making and chapters on fly-fishing, flies and casting.
$299.99                          Book Number: 30963                         Order / Enquire

WEST, Leonard
The Natural Trout Fly and Its Imitation. Being an angler's record of insects seen at the waterside and the method of tying flies.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Liverpool. William Potter. 1921.,  tall8vo, 24cm, 2nd edition, 164p., with 18 plates (inc. 13 in colour), index, in the original full tan brown cross grain linen, gilt spine & cover titles, fine copy The plates contain 73 illustrations in black and white & line and 413 in colour.
$249.99                          Book Number: 28036                         Order / Enquire

WETZEL, Charles M.
Practical Fly Fishing. Containing Modern FlyFishing Methods, the Fly Fisher's Entomology and How to Tie Flies.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Boston. The Christopher Publishing House. 1945.,  19.5cm, secondedition, 283p., frontis, extensively illustrated by author, 65 figures,original blue pebbled cloth, gilt titles, a fine bright copy in very goodto fine jacket ~ Wetzel p230. Charles W. Wetzel was a noted colourimitationist believing that the trout rise to the naturalness of the fly.He describes fifty natural trout stream insects and their correspondingimitations. The first edition of 1395 copies, published in 1943, sold outin over just one year.
$125.00    Book Number: 34360         Order / Enquire

Let's Go Fishing!
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Frederick A. StokesCompany. 1939.,  12mo, 19cm, 2nd printing, 101p., text drawings byauthor, orange/red cloth, titles stamped in green, illustrated endpapers,very good (an). ~ "A boy's book on freshwater fishing describing tackleand how to make it, the common baits and how to find them , the commonfish and how to fish for them." (sub-title).
$25.00                          Book Number: 35428                         Order / Enquire

River Angling for Salmon and Trout. With a Memoir of the Author: Followed with A Treatise on the Salmon, and A List of the Tweed Salmon Casts.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Kelso and Edinburgh. J. & J.H. Rutherfurd and William Blackwood & Sons. 1860.,  16mo. 15.5cm, 2nd edition, revised, xliv,206,[xiv]p., catalogue of ads., steel engraved frontis portrait including facsimile signature (the Author), with half title, in the original elaborately blind decorated dark blue cloth, blind stamped borders and decorations, pictorial gilt decorated spine & upper cover titles, some slight wear on the top and bottom spine edges else a very to fine copy Westwood & Satchell p244. John Younger (1785-1860), was a Scottish shoemaker and poet, at Kelso, who enjoyed a great local reputation as an angler and fly-dresser, and was a man of original ideas and marker capacity.
$349.99                          Book Number: 30966                         Order / Enquire

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