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Tasmanian Rivers, Lakes and Flowers

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

G Robertson Sydney 1900. Folio oblong, 58p. 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.   

 

 

                

 

 

 

Tasmanian Rivers, Lakes and Flowers

AU$490.00
ID No.: 5048.

G Robertson Sydney 1900. Folio oblong, 58p. 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.   

 

 

                

 

 

 

Travel and Trout in the Antipodes:

AU$300.00
By: SENIOR, William. (Red Spinner)
ID No.: 5027.

Chatto and Windus London 1880. 12mo 315p decor cloth.  An angler's sketches in Tasmania and New Zealand. 'Although cautioned by a friend that Tasmania represented an intolerable amount of travel for an infinitesimal amount of trout, Senior nevertheless made the journey.  In so doing he produced Australia's first book devoted primarily to angling ... Written in the anecdotal style of the day, it presents a unique account of angling in Australia as it was practised in the latter half of the nineteenth century' (Dunn).  Previous owners name and blind stamp on Fep. Very Good   

Travel and Trout in the Antipodes:

AU$300.00
ID No.: 5027.

Chatto and Windus London 1880. 12mo 315p decor cloth.  An angler's sketches in Tasmania and New Zealand. 'Although cautioned by a friend that Tasmania represented an intolerable amount of travel for an infinitesimal amount of trout, Senior nevertheless made the journey.  In so doing he produced Australia's first book devoted primarily to angling ... Written in the anecdotal style of the day, it presents a unique account of angling in Australia as it was practised in the latter half of the nineteenth century' (Dunn).  Previous owners name and blind stamp on Fep. Very Good   

Angler's Club Bulletin

AU$75.00
By: Angler\'s Club of New York
ID No.: 37
Anglers Club New York.  Assorted collection of seven issues for the years 1942, 1961 and 1962.    Articles by Dana Lamb, Stanley Babson, Sparse Grey Hackle and others. - Very Good

Angler's Club Bulletin

AU$75.00
ID No.: 37
Anglers Club New York.  Assorted collection of seven issues for the years 1942, 1961 and 1962.    Articles by Dana Lamb, Stanley Babson, Sparse Grey Hackle and others. - 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, 74p 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, 74p 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 

Salmoniana,

AU$250.00
By: 'BARRICOUTA' (Thomas Cook Just).
ID No.: 2315.

Devonport 1987, Published privately by Tasmanian angling historian Brian Cadle. A facsimile of the 1866 edition, 4to Illust 23p plus adverts.   Soft Cover edition limited to  80. The original is one of Australia's rarest books on fishing.  At the time of publication it was reported in the Literary Intelligencer as an 'inoffensive burlesque upon the great experiments which we in Tasmania have lately been making towards the acclimatisation of the salmon'.    – As New

Salmoniana,

AU$250.00
ID No.: 2315.

Devonport 1987, Published privately by Tasmanian angling historian Brian Cadle. A facsimile of the 1866 edition, 4to Illust 23p plus adverts.   Soft Cover edition limited to  80. The original is one of Australia's rarest books on fishing.  At the time of publication it was reported in the Literary Intelligencer as an 'inoffensive burlesque upon the great experiments which we in Tasmania have lately been making towards the acclimatisation of the salmon'.    – As New

The Quest of the Trout

AU$30.00
By: BLACKWOOD, R.L.
ID No.: 2317
Robertson and Mullens. Melbourne New Revised Edn (1950?), 12mo Illust 86p, soft cover.7 b/w diagrams. An old master angler writes of his Passion. Fly Fishing, Spinning, & Bait Fishing. What you need, where to look, weather conditions, How to do it. Advertisements on inside of covers. - Fine

The Quest of the Trout

AU$30.00
ID No.: 2317
Robertson and Mullens. Melbourne New Revised Edn (1950?), 12mo Illust 86p, soft cover.7 b/w diagrams. An old master angler writes of his Passion. Fly Fishing, Spinning, & Bait Fishing. What you need, where to look, weather conditions, How to do it. Advertisements on inside of covers. - Fine

The Quest of the Trout

AU$50.00
By: BLACKWOOD, R.L.
ID No.: 140
Robertson and Mullens. Melbourne 1946, 3rd edn. 8vo Illust 106p, soft cover. 7 b/w diagrams. An old master angler writes of his passion. An early "how to” book on Fly Fishing, Spinning, & Bait Fishing. What you need, where to look, weather conditions, How to do it.  - Very Good

The Quest of the Trout

AU$50.00
ID No.: 140
Robertson and Mullens. Melbourne 1946, 3rd edn. 8vo Illust 106p, soft cover. 7 b/w diagrams. An old master angler writes of his passion. An early "how to” book on Fly Fishing, Spinning, & Bait Fishing. What you need, where to look, weather conditions, How to do it.  - Very Good

The Quest of the Trout

AU$65.00
By: BLACKWOOD, R.L.
ID No.: 4035

Melbourne Robertson and Mullins 1935,  2nd Edn,  12mo Illust 86pp, soft cover. Foreword by A.W.Allen of Ormond College.   An old master angler writes of his passion. Fly Fishing, Spinning, & Bait Fishing. What you need, where to look, weather conditions, How to do it.  -Nr Fine

The Quest of the Trout

AU$65.00
ID No.: 4035

Melbourne Robertson and Mullins 1935,  2nd Edn,  12mo Illust 86pp, soft cover. Foreword by A.W.Allen of Ormond College.   An old master angler writes of his passion. Fly Fishing, Spinning, & Bait Fishing. What you need, where to look, weather conditions, How to do it.  -Nr Fine

The Quest of the Trout,

AU$1,000.00
By: BLACKWOOD, R.L.
ID No.: 2316.

Robertson and Mullens. Melbourne 1926, 1st edn.   8vo Illust 106p, soft cover. Foreword by A.W.Allen of Ormond College.  b/w photographs and 7 b/w diagrams and four tipped in plates.  An old master angler writes of his passion. Fly Fishing, Spinning, & Bait Fishing. What you need, where to look, weather conditions, How to do it.  Very Scarce.  It is hard to get a copy in good condition but this would be one of the best I have seen.- Nr Fine

The Quest of the Trout,

AU$1,000.00
ID No.: 2316.

Robertson and Mullens. Melbourne 1926, 1st edn.   8vo Illust 106p, soft cover. Foreword by A.W.Allen of Ormond College.  b/w photographs and 7 b/w diagrams and four tipped in plates.  An old master angler writes of his passion. Fly Fishing, Spinning, & Bait Fishing. What you need, where to look, weather conditions, How to do it.  Very Scarce.  It is hard to get a copy in good condition but this would be one of the best I have seen.- Nr Fine

Historical Sketches of the Angling Literature of All Nations to which is added a bibliography of English writers on angling

AU$250.00
By: BLAKEY, Robert.
ID No.: 1980
John Russell Smith London 1856, 16mo 335p. Includes an excellent  bibliography of angling  works in the  English language.  " I have produced these miscellaneous materials respecting fish and fishing, from a desire to place in every anglers hand something like a historical sketch of the gentle art, and of the sayings and doings about it from bygone centuries." …Preface.   Near Fine in original dark blue cloth.

Historical Sketches of the Angling Literature of All Nations to which is added a bibliography of English writers on angling

AU$250.00
ID No.: 1980
John Russell Smith London 1856, 16mo 335p. Includes an excellent  bibliography of angling  works in the  English language.  " I have produced these miscellaneous materials respecting fish and fishing, from a desire to place in every anglers hand something like a historical sketch of the gentle art, and of the sayings and doings about it from bygone centuries." …Preface.   Near Fine in original dark blue cloth.
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