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History of Fishing

The Tasmanian Trout

AU$155.00
By:
ID No.: 4042.

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   

The Tasmanian Trout

AU$155.00
ID No.: 4042.

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   

Snobs Creek Fish Hatchery,

AU$45.00
By: FISHERIES & WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT, VICTORIA.
ID No.: 499
FISHERIES & WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT, VICTORIA.  Melbourne 1957 1st edn. 8vo Illust 32p. Soft cover. The story of the development and operation of the Snobs Creek freshwater fisheries research station and native fish hatchery near Eildon. -Very Good  

Snobs Creek Fish Hatchery,

AU$45.00
ID No.: 499
FISHERIES & WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT, VICTORIA.  Melbourne 1957 1st edn. 8vo Illust 32p. Soft cover. The story of the development and operation of the Snobs Creek freshwater fisheries research station and native fish hatchery near Eildon. -Very Good  

The Encyclopedia of Sport - Vol 1 and 2

AU$100.00
By: AFLALO, F.G. and Others (ed.)
ID No.: 21
Lawrence and Bullen Ltd  London.  1st. Edn in 2 vols, 1897-98,  4to.  Illust with 40 full page plates by Archibald Thorburn plus text illustrations, 632p and 655p.  Interesting set with some angling content. – Could be Ex lib although no markings. lacking frontis in Vol1 & one plate in Vol2.  Original brown cloth rebacked.   Corners bumped and cover has some rubbing. -Good

The Encyclopedia of Sport - Vol 1 and 2

AU$100.00
ID No.: 21
Lawrence and Bullen Ltd  London.  1st. Edn in 2 vols, 1897-98,  4to.  Illust with 40 full page plates by Archibald Thorburn plus text illustrations, 632p and 655p.  Interesting set with some angling content. – Could be Ex lib although no markings. lacking frontis in Vol1 & one plate in Vol2.  Original brown cloth rebacked.   Corners bumped and cover has some rubbing. -Good

The Encyclopedia of Sport -Vol 1 and 2

AU$40.00
By: AFLALO, F.G. and Others (ed.)
ID No.: 22
Lawrence and Bullen London 1897-98, 4to Illust. Part X only, in original wrappers as issued, p569-632 covering H to L. Includes Kangaroos by Henry Francis. Mainly hunting - Very Good

The Encyclopedia of Sport -Vol 1 and 2

AU$40.00
ID No.: 22
Lawrence and Bullen London 1897-98, 4to Illust. Part X only, in original wrappers as issued, p569-632 covering H to L. Includes Kangaroos by Henry Francis. Mainly hunting - Very Good

Fly-Fishing in Salt and Fresh Water

AU$700.00
By: Anon
ID No.: 513
John Van Voorst   London 1851, 8vo. Illust. including 5 full page hand coloured plates of flies by Paul Jerrard, 74pp. plus plates.  Original green cloth.  The first work to deal at any length with salt-water fly-fishing. Fishing for Salmon  in Scotland, Ireland and Nova Scotia, White trout , Sewin or Salmon Peel fishing in Ireland, Wales and Ireland, Sea fly fishing off the Irish and Scottish coast for Pollack, Bass, Mullet and Perch, Pike fishing, Trout and Grayling with recommended flies and their dressings. Text is signed off with  H H. (Horatio Gordon Hutchinson ?)   Spine has been reinforced and has small repair to top.  Corners bumped.  Slight browning and foxing. Very scarce 

Fly-Fishing in Salt and Fresh Water

AU$700.00
ID No.: 513
John Van Voorst   London 1851, 8vo. Illust. including 5 full page hand coloured plates of flies by Paul Jerrard, 74pp. plus plates.  Original green cloth.  The first work to deal at any length with salt-water fly-fishing. Fishing for Salmon  in Scotland, Ireland and Nova Scotia, White trout , Sewin or Salmon Peel fishing in Ireland, Wales and Ireland, Sea fly fishing off the Irish and Scottish coast for Pollack, Bass, Mullet and Perch, Pike fishing, Trout and Grayling with recommended flies and their dressings. Text is signed off with  H H. (Horatio Gordon Hutchinson ?)   Spine has been reinforced and has small repair to top.  Corners bumped.  Slight browning and foxing. Very scarce 

An Anglers Anthology

AU$75.00
By: AUSTIN, A.B. (ed.).
ID No.: 53
Country Life   London 1930 1st edn, 4to. Illust. with 24 delightful dry points of angling scenes by Norman Wilkinson. 168pp.  Green cloth cover with gilt title.  A presentation of the most memorable in prose and poetry of angling from the BOKE of St. Albyns until the 1930’s covering such subjects as praise and dispraise, days of youth, men and manners, angling ways and means, fishes, rivers and lake, sights and sounds and the end of life. Some fading to spine and front cover o/w Fine

An Anglers Anthology

AU$75.00
ID No.: 53
Country Life   London 1930 1st edn, 4to. Illust. with 24 delightful dry points of angling scenes by Norman Wilkinson. 168pp.  Green cloth cover with gilt title.  A presentation of the most memorable in prose and poetry of angling from the BOKE of St. Albyns until the 1930’s covering such subjects as praise and dispraise, days of youth, men and manners, angling ways and means, fishes, rivers and lake, sights and sounds and the end of life. Some fading to spine and front cover o/w Fine

The Great Anglers.

AU$35.00
By: BAILEY, John.
ID No.: 2453
David and Charles Newton Abbot. 1990.  8vo.  240pp. D/J.  The author, an angler, author and historian, establishes his selection criteria then discusses his selections. Rich in reminiscence, with factual and entertaining information. Many rare colour and black and white photograph and illustrations. - Fine

The Great Anglers.

AU$35.00
ID No.: 2453
David and Charles Newton Abbot. 1990.  8vo.  240pp. D/J.  The author, an angler, author and historian, establishes his selection criteria then discusses his selections. Rich in reminiscence, with factual and entertaining information. Many rare colour and black and white photograph and illustrations. - Fine

A History of Fly Fishing.

AU$39.00
By: BARK. Conrad Voss.
ID No.: 2695
Merlin Unwin Books   Ludlow 1992.  1StEdn.  8vo. Illust. 202pp. D/J. The story of fly fishing from Macedonian to modern times told with wit and erudition.   Tells of the breakthroughs in tackle design from the Macedonian plumes to hairwing streamers of today. Relives the great debates and controversies, and spotlights the sports formative protagonists Venables, Berners, Walton, Cotton, Ronalds, Kelson, Mottram, Bell and more.  –Very Fine

A History of Fly Fishing.

AU$39.00
ID No.: 2695
Merlin Unwin Books   Ludlow 1992.  1StEdn.  8vo. Illust. 202pp. D/J. The story of fly fishing from Macedonian to modern times told with wit and erudition.   Tells of the breakthroughs in tackle design from the Macedonian plumes to hairwing streamers of today. Relives the great debates and controversies, and spotlights the sports formative protagonists Venables, Berners, Walton, Cotton, Ronalds, Kelson, Mottram, Bell and more.  –Very Fine

Americas Great Outdoors

AU$35.00
By: BASHLINE, L. James and SAULTS, Dan (eds.).
ID No.: 93
J. G. Ferguson Publishing Company Chicago 1976.  1stedn , 4to. Illust. 367pp.   D/J  p/c. The story of the eternal romance between man and nature. An anthology of 200 years of writing with fifty four coloured photographs and paintings and over four hundred other illustrations   and ninety eight articles and short stories.  A collection of communications over two centuries of existence of the USA   divided into four distinct periodsRevolution to Civil war, Lincoln to Theodore Roosevelt, 1908 to WW11 and then to 1976.  D/J  price clipped. Small tear (1")  in D/J.  -Fine

Americas Great Outdoors

AU$35.00
ID No.: 93
J. G. Ferguson Publishing Company Chicago 1976.  1stedn , 4to. Illust. 367pp.   D/J  p/c. The story of the eternal romance between man and nature. An anthology of 200 years of writing with fifty four coloured photographs and paintings and over four hundred other illustrations   and ninety eight articles and short stories.  A collection of communications over two centuries of existence of the USA   divided into four distinct periodsRevolution to Civil war, Lincoln to Theodore Roosevelt, 1908 to WW11 and then to 1976.  D/J  price clipped. Small tear (1")  in D/J.  -Fine

Fishing Atlantic Salmon

AU$115.00
By: BATES, Joseph D. & RICHARDS,Pamela.
ID No.: 2133
Stackpole Books. Mechanicsburg, PA. 1996 1st edition 4to. Illust. 396pp. D/J.  Colour paintings, illustrated by John Swan, colour photographs by Michael Radencich, bibliography. in dust-wrapper. Completed by his daughter after his death, this is Joe Bates' last book. It contains the history and tying instructions for over 500 salmon fly patterns -classic to contemporary -in many variations. A handsome book enhanced by Radencich's stunning photography and John Swan's evocative illustrations.  -Very Fine

Fishing Atlantic Salmon

AU$115.00
ID No.: 2133
Stackpole Books. Mechanicsburg, PA. 1996 1st edition 4to. Illust. 396pp. D/J.  Colour paintings, illustrated by John Swan, colour photographs by Michael Radencich, bibliography. in dust-wrapper. Completed by his daughter after his death, this is Joe Bates' last book. It contains the history and tying instructions for over 500 salmon fly patterns -classic to contemporary -in many variations. A handsome book enhanced by Radencich's stunning photography and John Swan's evocative illustrations.  -Very Fine
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