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David Ell Publishing Sydney 1991, 4to Illust 320p, D/J. This is one of the great books of Australian angling literature and is the most comprehensive book written on the history of fresh and saltwater fishing in Australia. It covers the sport from the unique methods of early Aboriginals to the present day. It also covers the related natural history. Beautifully illustrated with over 250 illustrations in black and white and colour. Contains an extensive 20 page bibliography of Australian fishing books. Foreword by Vic McCristal.   Inscription signed by author. -Very Fine         

Freshwater Trout Cookbook

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ID No.: 2279
AU$28.00

Sun Books South Melbourne 1985. 8vo. Illust.  86p.  Soft Cover  A collection of recipes from the kitchens of famous international chefs for soups, appetisers  pastry wraps, smoked trout, sauces and stuffings together with stories and cartoons by this well known radio and TV chef. –Fine

The Tasmanian Trout

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ID No.: 4042.
AU$155.00

Launceston 1973, 8vo Illust 300p including adverts, soft cover.  Foreword by Sir Peter Crisp.  The story of the creation of one of the best trout fisheries of the world.  Produced by the Northern Tasmanian Fisheries Association to commemorate 75 years of service to angling.  - Very Good   

Tasmanian Rivers, Lakes and Flowers

by MURRAY, A.S. .
ID No.: 5048.
AU$490.00

G Robertson Sydney, 1900, Folio oblong, 58pp, Dark Green hide grain cloth cover with gilt edges and titles.  Includes seventeen colour plates by the author. As well as his interest in his art Murray has been able to incorporate his other love, for fishing, into several  sections of the publication.  He refers to bream and trout fishing in the Derwent, the Huon and the Great Lake.   Several pages separating from the spine but overall this is  Good condition.   

 

 

                

 

 

 

Family Outings Around Armidale.

by NATIONAL PARKS ASSOCIATION of NEW SOUTH WALES
ID No.: 2826.
AU$45.00

NATIONAL PARKS NSW Armidale 1997 1st edn. 8vo. Illust. 82p. Card cover.  A guide to pick-nicking, scenic and recreational spots for those who love the Great Outdoors.  Has a section on fishing and refers to fifteen fishing areras.  –Fine                                               

Aircraft Pioneer,

by WACKETT, L.J.
ID No.: 3413
AU$50.00

Angus and Robertson Sydney,  1972, 1stEdn. 8vo, Illust, 241pp. D/J. The autobiography of an outstanding Australion who was responsible for the establishment of the Commenwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC)  which led the development of the Australian aviation industry from World War 1 through World War 2 .  During WW2 the CAC employed over 10,000 workers  and provided the Boomerang, the Wirraway and Wackett bomber to the RAAF. He was responsible for selecting and building the American designed Mustang used in the Korean War.  -Fine  

Tiger Country,

by ADAM SMITH, Patsy.
ID No.: 3465
AU$15.00

Rigby Ltd   Adelaide, 1968 1stEdn., 8vo, Illust, 206pp, Card cover, The journalist author tells how she penetrated many remote parts of Tasmania often the first woman to do so. She met scallopers, miners, timbermen, light house keepers, fishermen, trappers and sea farers.  Includes a chapter on fishing "The  Rise” with a summary of the introduction of salmonids into Tasmania and fishing the famous Shannon Rise. – Fine.  

Tiger Country

by ADAM SMITH, Patsy.
ID No.: 3327
AU$20.00

Rigby Ltd Adelaide, 1968, 8vo, Illust, 206pp, Pictorial Boards, The journalist author tells how she penetrated many remote parts of Tasmania often the first woman to do so. She met scallopers, piners, miners, timbermen, light house keepers, fishermen, trappers and sea farers. Includes a chapter on fishing 'The Rise' with a summary of the introduction of salmonids into Tasmania and fishing the famous Shannon Rise. Ex lib. - Good.

The Language of Oysters.

by ADAMSON, Robert. and GEMES, Juno,
ID No.: 3484.
AU$75.00

Craftsman House Sydney,  1997 1st Edn., 4to, Illust, 168pp, D/J,    A celebration of the charm, the hardships, the grind and the tenderness of life experienced by the oyster farmers and fishing families of the Hawksbury River.  The hardship and the joys are expressed in the poems by Adamson and captured by graphic photography of Gemes. -Very Fine.                                                             

Natural History of Australia with some notes on sport.

by AFLALO, F.G.
ID No.: 9
AU$45.00

McMillan & Co. London, 1896 Colonial Library edn, Australian and Indian edition, 12mo, Illust, 307pp. (see Ferguson 5764). Blue cloth, Illust by F Seth. Includes angling methods and descriptions of popular angling species and marsupials, placentals, monotremes, waterfowl, wading birds, perching birds, scratchers, birds of prey, reptilesand invertebrates. - Very Good.

David Ell Publishing Sydney 1991, 4to Illust 320p, D/J. This is one of the great books of Australian angling literature and is the most comprehensive book written on the history of fresh and saltwater fishing in Australia. It covers the sport from the unique methods of early Aboriginals to the present day. It also covers the related natural history. Beautifully illustrated with over 250 illustrations in black and white and colour. Contains an extensive 20 page bibliography of Australian fishing books. Foreword by Vic McCristal.   Inscription signed by author. -Very Fine         

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