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Melbourne Published privately 1952, 8vo Illust 147p. D/J.  Contains tales of the author's experiences and how trout came to Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia, the development of hatcheries in Victoria and the formation of the Ballarat Fish Acclimatisation Society. Illustrated with black and white drawings and a frontispiece photograph of the author and students. "A highly readable collection of assorted yarns, anecdotes and angling trivia” (Dunn ). Slight foxing  and has a number(7130)  written on the D/J.   – Very Good   

Orbis Publishing London 1984, reprint, 4to. Illust. 176pp. E/P D/J. A book that makes the reader privy to the habits and strategies of the sporting chub, reclusive tench, voracious pike, repulsive wells, biting trout, and the leaping salmon. A knowledgeable but humorous text. - Fine

Orbis Publishing London 1984, reprint, 4to. Illust. 176pp. E/P D/J. A book that makes the reader privy to the habits and strategies of the sporting chub, reclusive tench, voracious pike, repulsive wells, biting trout, and the leaping salmon. -Very Fine

Orbis Publishing   London, 1984, reprint, 4to, Illust, 176pp,  E/P, D/J.  Foreword by Richard Walker. Inspired by Izaak Walton, this book celebrates his life on the  centenary of his death. True to the spirit of the original, the book presents a leisurely and philosophic tour of angling as a passion worthy of true devotion. A book that makes the reader privy to the habits and strategies of many freshwater fish including the biting trout and the leaping salmon. A knowledgeable but humorous text. Inscription to previous owner, -Fine

A W Reed Wellington, 1981 reprint, 8vo, Illust, 151pp,   D/J. Topics include an introduction, fly lines, a trout and its stomach, when and where trout take, dry and wet fly, nymphing, smelt and bait fishing, spinning, salmon and many other aspects of fly fishing.  Probably one of the most used and and valuable books on fly fishing produced in New Zealand.   - Very Fine

A W Reed Wellington, 1981 reprint, 8vo, Illust, 151pp,   D/J. Topics include an introduction, fly lines, a trout and its stomach, when and where trout take, dry and wet fly, nymphing, smelt and bait fishing, spinning, salmon and many other aspects of fly fishing.  Probably one of the most used and and valuable books on fly fishing produced in New Zealand. ex-lib. - Good

A W Reed Wellington, 1978, 1st edn, 8vo,  Illust, 151pp,  D/J.  Topics include an introduction, fly lines, a trout and its stomach, when and where trout take, dry and wet fly, nymphing, smelt and bait fishing, spinning, salmon and many other aspects of fly fishing.  Probably one of the most used and and valuable books on fly fishing produced in New Zealand.  Small tear to cover. - Fine

Time of the Lake

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Tight Lines Press Cooma 2012 8vo Illust, 314p. Pictorial card cover. The author, a long term Monaro resident, teacher, conservationist and angler presents a wealth of experience and wisdom accumulated over his years of fishing the fisheries of the Snowy/Monaro area. Many black and white and colour photographs, -Fine

Australian Fishing Network Melbourne 2000, 4to, Illust, 292pp + prelims,  D/J. A history of the species from the times of Alexander the Great to modern times.  It discussed the naturalists who wrote of fishing in their times, It covers the species, the swordfish, marlins, mackerels, sharks, dolphin fish, bluefish, bass, tarpon, bonefish and the cobia. It also covers the anglers, the origins of sea fishing, the pioneers, the big tackle, early writers and some of the early books. Beautifully illustrated with many plates and coloured photographs.   'Not just a book for saltwater anglers. All anglers, whatever their individual persuasion, will benefit from this erudite and highly readable investigation of the origins of their sport. Anglers everywhere should be proud that Bob Dunn and Peter Goadby had the vision and dedication to complete this monumental work' (Mike Leech, President IGFA. 

AFN Melbourne 2000, 4to. Illust 292pp + prelims, D/J.   A history of the species from the times of Alexander the Great to modern times.  It discussed the naturalists who wrote of fishing in their times, It covers the species, the swordfish, marlins, mackerels, sharks, dolphin fish, bluefish, bass, tarpon, bonefish and the cobia. It also covers the anglers, the origins of sea fishing, the pioneers, the big tackle, early writers and some of the early books. Beautifully illustrated with many plates and coloured photographs.   'Not just a book for saltwater anglers. All anglers, whatever their individual persuasion, will benefit from this erudite and highly readable investigation of the origins of their sport. Anglers everywhere should be proud that Bob Dunn and Peter Goadby had the vision and dedication to complete this monumental work' (Mike Leech, President IGFA. trade edition - Mint

Melbourne Published privately 1952, 8vo Illust 147p. D/J.  Contains tales of the author's experiences and how trout came to Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia, the development of hatcheries in Victoria and the formation of the Ballarat Fish Acclimatisation Society. Illustrated with black and white drawings and a frontispiece photograph of the author and students. "A highly readable collection of assorted yarns, anecdotes and angling trivia” (Dunn ). Slight foxing  and has a number(7130)  written on the D/J.   – Very Good   

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