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Studies of an Angler,

AU$135.00
By: WACKETT, L.J.
ID No.: 4504.

Picken and Sons Melbourne 1950, 1st. Edn. 8vo Illust 235p .D/J.   Contains studies of the trout, fishing techniques, insects, fly tying  and casting plastic bodies for artificial flies,  but most significant is the study of the effect of barometric pressure on trout.  Gingrich commented that this one chapter on pressure had a 'higher revelation quotient ... than any one chapter in any of the hundreds of fishing books that have come out anywhere since 1950'. Slight browning to FEP. Signed by previous owner (Tom Edwards). – Fine  

Studies of an Angler,

AU$135.00
ID No.: 4504.

Picken and Sons Melbourne 1950, 1st. Edn. 8vo Illust 235p .D/J.   Contains studies of the trout, fishing techniques, insects, fly tying  and casting plastic bodies for artificial flies,  but most significant is the study of the effect of barometric pressure on trout.  Gingrich commented that this one chapter on pressure had a 'higher revelation quotient ... than any one chapter in any of the hundreds of fishing books that have come out anywhere since 1950'. Slight browning to FEP. Signed by previous owner (Tom Edwards). – Fine  

The Fishes of South Australia

AU$50.00
By: WAITE, Edgar R.
ID No.: 1757
Government Printer Adelaide 1923, 8vo Illust 243p. wrapper has a small tear. A record of the fishes found in the seas and fresh waters of South Australia.  A catalogue of 332 known fish includes a description, family and common name and illustration of each entry by a former director of the South Australian Museum.  Wrapper has a small section missing. Previous owners name on cover.   - Very Good

The Fishes of South Australia

AU$50.00
ID No.: 1757
Government Printer Adelaide 1923, 8vo Illust 243p. wrapper has a small tear. A record of the fishes found in the seas and fresh waters of South Australia.  A catalogue of 332 known fish includes a description, family and common name and illustration of each entry by a former director of the South Australian Museum.  Wrapper has a small section missing. Previous owners name on cover.   - Very Good

Strahan and Macquarie Harbour.

AU$40.00
By: WARE, John.
ID No.: 7030.

1979 A facsimile copy  of the privately published original (Cir 1909). Limited to 25 copies numbered and signed by Brenden Ware, great grandson of John Ware. 18vo. Illust 84p.  Red card cover.  The commercial port of the western mineral fields ; Tasmania's Eldorado : also the gem of the states for tourists and travellers, unsurpassed for scenic grandeur and as a health resort.   -Fine.                                    

Strahan and Macquarie Harbour.

AU$40.00
ID No.: 7030.

1979 A facsimile copy  of the privately published original (Cir 1909). Limited to 25 copies numbered and signed by Brenden Ware, great grandson of John Ware. 18vo. Illust 84p.  Red card cover.  The commercial port of the western mineral fields ; Tasmania's Eldorado : also the gem of the states for tourists and travellers, unsurpassed for scenic grandeur and as a health resort.   -Fine.                                    

The Tasmanian Traveller

AU$25.00
By: WEBSTER, Hilary.
ID No.: 7020.
Brolga Press Canberra N.D. (Cir1988)  1stEdn. 8vo. Illust. 192p. Card cover.  A collection of short stories on travels in Tasmania undertaken during the 1800’s by pioneers, independently-minded women, overseas visitors, sportsmen, naturalists, escaped convicts, travel on horseback, by mail coach, river steamer, train and gig. -Fine.

The Tasmanian Traveller

AU$25.00
ID No.: 7020.
Brolga Press Canberra N.D. (Cir1988)  1stEdn. 8vo. Illust. 192p. Card cover.  A collection of short stories on travels in Tasmania undertaken during the 1800’s by pioneers, independently-minded women, overseas visitors, sportsmen, naturalists, escaped convicts, travel on horseback, by mail coach, river steamer, train and gig. -Fine.

Fly Fishing in North East Victoria,

AU$30.00
By: WEIGALL, Phillip.
ID No.: 4405.

Flystream  Melbourne.  2014   8vo Illust. 105p.    Discusses the location of the five major fisheries in the area, fishing techniques and suggested flies.  The book begins with a description of the area as a whole, including everything from the types of water you’re likely to encounter, through to fishing licence requirements and weather. Also includes detailed water-by-water descriptions. These descriptions include a reliability rating, and best months to fish. Simple, handy maps back up the text. This is essential reading for those entirely new to the area, right through to experienced locals looking for another perspective – or perhaps a new tactic or two to try. Illustrated with high quality full colour  photographs.  -Very Fine

Fly Fishing in North East Victoria,

AU$30.00
ID No.: 4405.

Flystream  Melbourne.  2014   8vo Illust. 105p.    Discusses the location of the five major fisheries in the area, fishing techniques and suggested flies.  The book begins with a description of the area as a whole, including everything from the types of water you’re likely to encounter, through to fishing licence requirements and weather. Also includes detailed water-by-water descriptions. These descriptions include a reliability rating, and best months to fish. Simple, handy maps back up the text. This is essential reading for those entirely new to the area, right through to experienced locals looking for another perspective – or perhaps a new tactic or two to try. Illustrated with high quality full colour  photographs.  -Very Fine

Struggle for the Snowy

AU$30.00
By: WIGMORE, Lionel.
ID No.: 7023.

Oxford University Press Melbourne 1968 1st Edn. 8vo. Illust. 215p/ D/J.  The background of the Snowy Mountains Scheme. Preface by Lord Casey. Foreword by Sir William Hudson.  59 black and white photographs and 11 figures, P/C.  D/J has some rubbing and small tears. Nr Fine.

Struggle for the Snowy

AU$30.00
ID No.: 7023.

Oxford University Press Melbourne 1968 1st Edn. 8vo. Illust. 215p/ D/J.  The background of the Snowy Mountains Scheme. Preface by Lord Casey. Foreword by Sir William Hudson.  59 black and white photographs and 11 figures, P/C.  D/J has some rubbing and small tears. Nr Fine.

Record of Fish Killed at The Great Lake April 1893 to April 1917

AU$750.00
By: WILSON, Ian.
ID No.: 3392.

Boobook Press Melbourne 2012.    Limited edition of 50.  Folio oblong. Illust. 213p. Green Arbelave library buchram with gilt title.   "An expansion of the 1899 Critchley Parkers  edition of the same title -which had its own roots in the "rough records" kept by Constable Tom Earley  - Ian has produced a masterful study of the physical, social and sporting world that was Tasmania's Great Lake at the beginning of the twentieth century." From foreword by Jim Findlay. 

Record of Fish Killed at The Great Lake April 1893 to April 1917

AU$750.00
ID No.: 3392.

Boobook Press Melbourne 2012.    Limited edition of 50.  Folio oblong. Illust. 213p. Green Arbelave library buchram with gilt title.   "An expansion of the 1899 Critchley Parkers  edition of the same title -which had its own roots in the "rough records" kept by Constable Tom Earley  - Ian has produced a masterful study of the physical, social and sporting world that was Tasmania's Great Lake at the beginning of the twentieth century." From foreword by Jim Findlay. 

Location Guide to Fishing Victoria's Coastline and the South Coast of NSW,

AU$30.00
By: WILSON, Geoff.
ID No.: 3837.
AFN Melbourne 1993 1st Edn.  4to, Illust 96p. Soft Cover.  Provides a description of the main fishing locations from Narooma in NSW to the Victorian and South Australian border. Written to assist the traveller along this beautiful coastal area of south east Australia which also happens to be a prolific and popular fishing destination. Previous owners signature.  - Fine                                                              

Location Guide to Fishing Victoria's Coastline and the South Coast of NSW,

AU$30.00
ID No.: 3837.
AFN Melbourne 1993 1st Edn.  4to, Illust 96p. Soft Cover.  Provides a description of the main fishing locations from Narooma in NSW to the Victorian and South Australian border. Written to assist the traveller along this beautiful coastal area of south east Australia which also happens to be a prolific and popular fishing destination. Previous owners signature.  - Fine                                                              

The Californian Salmon.

AU$1,500.00
By: WILSON, Sir Samuel.
ID No.: 2407
Sands and McDougall  Melbourne 1878, 18vo 131p. Leather cover with gilt title.  Being an account of the successful introduction of salmon into Victorian waters, ‘Represents the second edition of a paper originally published in the annual report of the Zoological and Acclimatization Society for Victoria in 1978. (Dunn). Presentation copy from author to Mr. Frank Buckland, contains some pencil notes by Buckland. Newspaper clippings pasted on front and rear endpapers. Some wear to spine.  Bookplates of Colonel Henry A Siegel and Alan Jarvis. Very Scarce -Very Good            

The Californian Salmon.

AU$1,500.00
ID No.: 2407
Sands and McDougall  Melbourne 1878, 18vo 131p. Leather cover with gilt title.  Being an account of the successful introduction of salmon into Victorian waters, ‘Represents the second edition of a paper originally published in the annual report of the Zoological and Acclimatization Society for Victoria in 1978. (Dunn). Presentation copy from author to Mr. Frank Buckland, contains some pencil notes by Buckland. Newspaper clippings pasted on front and rear endpapers. Some wear to spine.  Bookplates of Colonel Henry A Siegel and Alan Jarvis. Very Scarce -Very Good            

The Californian Salmon.

AU$800.00
By: WILSON, Sir Samuel.
ID No.: 5024.
Sands and McDougall  Melbourne 1878, 8vo  131p. Mauve cloth with gilt titles.  Being an account of the successful introduction of salmon into Victorian waters, ‘Represents the second edition of a paper originally published in the annual report of the Zoological and Acclimatization Society for Victoria in 1978. (Dunn). Spine sunned and damaged. Cover bumped, chipped and rubbed and a little insect damage.    -Very Good

The Californian Salmon.

AU$800.00
ID No.: 5024.
Sands and McDougall  Melbourne 1878, 8vo  131p. Mauve cloth with gilt titles.  Being an account of the successful introduction of salmon into Victorian waters, ‘Represents the second edition of a paper originally published in the annual report of the Zoological and Acclimatization Society for Victoria in 1978. (Dunn). Spine sunned and damaged. Cover bumped, chipped and rubbed and a little insect damage.    -Very Good
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