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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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