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New Zealand Fishing Flies

AU$375.00
By: BRAGG, Robert K.
ID No.: 168
The Caxton Press Christchurch 1996, edn limited to 750 numbered copies, folio Illust 160p, Red leatherette in red slipcase. Bragg, a professional fly tyer and amateur entomologist, was to fly fishing as Hillary is to mountain climbing. A beautifully presented history and development of New Zealand fly patterns. Includes 51 colour plates and colour illustrations of over 750 flies and lures. Also has a set of four limited edn prints of flies by Michael Scheele. - Very Fine

New Zealand Fishing Flies

AU$375.00
ID No.: 168
The Caxton Press Christchurch 1996, edn limited to 750 numbered copies, folio Illust 160p, Red leatherette in red slipcase. Bragg, a professional fly tyer and amateur entomologist, was to fly fishing as Hillary is to mountain climbing. A beautifully presented history and development of New Zealand fly patterns. Includes 51 colour plates and colour illustrations of over 750 flies and lures. Also has a set of four limited edn prints of flies by Michael Scheele. - Very Fine

Angling and Art in Scotland

AU$150.00
By: BRIGGS E.E.
ID No.: 2694
Longmans Green & Co. London 1908 1St Edn. 8vo. Illust 216p. Brown cloth pictorial covers of a fisherman and river scene in black. Thirty two coloured plates. Some fishing experiences and descriptions of scenery are related to the paintings by the author. Primarily a story of the authors fishing experiences from boyhood to later years in Galloway, Perthshire and the highlands. A bright clean copy.- Fine

Angling and Art in Scotland

AU$150.00
ID No.: 2694
Longmans Green & Co. London 1908 1St Edn. 8vo. Illust 216p. Brown cloth pictorial covers of a fisherman and river scene in black. Thirty two coloured plates. Some fishing experiences and descriptions of scenery are related to the paintings by the author. Primarily a story of the authors fishing experiences from boyhood to later years in Galloway, Perthshire and the highlands. A bright clean copy.- Fine

The Four Seasons of Sport

AU$40.00
By: CADFRYN-ROBERTS, J.
ID No.: 235
Ariel Press. London 1978, reprint, elephant folio, Sport grew out of mans needs to live, to eat and to fight.  He hunted and fished for food and then for pleasure.  This book covers a introduction into the history of the development four sporting pastimes that have evolved since early times. It  features fishing, foxhunting, horse racing and shooting contains 15p plus 12 attractive plates including 3 on angling, Bottom Fishing by Pollard (1831), Fishing in a Punt by Alken (1820) and Salmon Fishing by Alken (1820). Suit framing.- Mint

The Four Seasons of Sport

AU$40.00
ID No.: 235
Ariel Press. London 1978, reprint, elephant folio, Sport grew out of mans needs to live, to eat and to fight.  He hunted and fished for food and then for pleasure.  This book covers a introduction into the history of the development four sporting pastimes that have evolved since early times. It  features fishing, foxhunting, horse racing and shooting contains 15p plus 12 attractive plates including 3 on angling, Bottom Fishing by Pollard (1831), Fishing in a Punt by Alken (1820) and Salmon Fishing by Alken (1820). Suit framing.- Mint

West of Key West

AU$100.00
By: COLE, John. and POLLARD, Hawk (ED).
ID No.: 3981.
Stackpole Books Mechanicsburg PA. 1996 1st Edn.  4to. oblong, Illust, 210p   D/J.  E/P.  The waters south of Florida's  Lower Keys are  a natural wonder of the world.  This is a collection of stories about the area.  The contributors to this collection ,  as well as being acknowledged as some of fishing  literatures best authors,  also know the area. They have fished the area, captured their quarry tarpon, permit, bonefish, or barracuda on the fly, observed the native wildlife,  sharks, tortoises,  and met the people who call this region home.   The magnificent artwork of Peter Corbin and John Rice completes the contemporary view of this magical area.  -Very Fine 

West of Key West

AU$100.00
ID No.: 3981.
Stackpole Books Mechanicsburg PA. 1996 1st Edn.  4to. oblong, Illust, 210p   D/J.  E/P.  The waters south of Florida's  Lower Keys are  a natural wonder of the world.  This is a collection of stories about the area.  The contributors to this collection ,  as well as being acknowledged as some of fishing  literatures best authors,  also know the area. They have fished the area, captured their quarry tarpon, permit, bonefish, or barracuda on the fly, observed the native wildlife,  sharks, tortoises,  and met the people who call this region home.   The magnificent artwork of Peter Corbin and John Rice completes the contemporary view of this magical area.  -Very Fine 

Water Symphony Fishing with a camera

AU$50.00
By: COSTON, H.E. Towner
ID No.: 336
Eyre and Spottiswoode   London 1948, 8vo Illust 53p.   D/J  A photographic sequence with commentary which enlightens and describes and records a year beside the English pools and rivers. Fifty three photographs by ther author. " only the rare  combination of expert fisherman and a photographic artist could have produced this book, which is a delightful souvenir for the fisherman and nature lovers everywhere"    Price clipped with some rubbing and small tears to the dustjacket. -Fine

Water Symphony Fishing with a camera

AU$50.00
ID No.: 336
Eyre and Spottiswoode   London 1948, 8vo Illust 53p.   D/J  A photographic sequence with commentary which enlightens and describes and records a year beside the English pools and rivers. Fifty three photographs by ther author. " only the rare  combination of expert fisherman and a photographic artist could have produced this book, which is a delightful souvenir for the fisherman and nature lovers everywhere"    Price clipped with some rubbing and small tears to the dustjacket. -Fine

Classic Natural History Prints - Mammals

AU$45.00
By: DANCE, S. Peter
ID No.: 2877.

Studio Editions   London 1990, folio Illust 128p D/J. Traces the history of illustration of mammal from the 18th century with full page colour reproductions from the works of  J.C.Werner, Thomas Brown, John James Audubon, Joseph Wolf,  and John Gould.  The 60 prints  portrayed are from cave paintings, Renaissance woodcuts, copper engravings, and lithographs.   D/J has slight wear to edges.  -Fine 

Classic Natural History Prints - Mammals

AU$45.00
ID No.: 2877.

Studio Editions   London 1990, folio Illust 128p D/J. Traces the history of illustration of mammal from the 18th century with full page colour reproductions from the works of  J.C.Werner, Thomas Brown, John James Audubon, Joseph Wolf,  and John Gould.  The 60 prints  portrayed are from cave paintings, Renaissance woodcuts, copper engravings, and lithographs.   D/J has slight wear to edges.  -Fine 

Classic Natural History Prints - Fish

AU$75.00
By: DANCE, S. Peter and SWINNEY, Geoffrey N
ID No.: 362
Studio Editions London 1990, folio Illust 128p D/J. Traces the history of fish illustration from the 18th century with full page colour reproductions from the works of Bloch, Renard, Bleeker, Donovan, Catesby, Cuvier and Valenciennes, Quoy and most of the great icthyologists of the past two hundred years. A nice collectors item - Mint

Classic Natural History Prints - Fish

AU$75.00
ID No.: 362
Studio Editions London 1990, folio Illust 128p D/J. Traces the history of fish illustration from the 18th century with full page colour reproductions from the works of Bloch, Renard, Bleeker, Donovan, Catesby, Cuvier and Valenciennes, Quoy and most of the great icthyologists of the past two hundred years. A nice collectors item - Mint

Distant Waters

AU$30.00
By: DEAN, Judy. ed.
ID No.: 2147
Michael Beazley London 1997 1st UK Edn. 4to, Illust Photographs by Valentine Atkinson 192p, an anthology of writings by well known anglers about fishing in exotic locations. John Gierach on Alaska, Russell Chatham on the Florida Keys Mike Fitzgerald on Norway, Peter Kaminski on Alaska, Verlyn Klinkenborg on New Zealand, Art Lee on Iceland, Tom McGuane on Mexico, Neil Patterson on the English chalk streams, David Profumo on Russia, Ernest Schweibert on Argentina and Nick Lyons on the Rocky Mountains. D/J has sl wear top and bottom edges. –O/W Fine

Distant Waters

AU$30.00
ID No.: 2147
Michael Beazley London 1997 1st UK Edn. 4to, Illust Photographs by Valentine Atkinson 192p, an anthology of writings by well known anglers about fishing in exotic locations. John Gierach on Alaska, Russell Chatham on the Florida Keys Mike Fitzgerald on Norway, Peter Kaminski on Alaska, Verlyn Klinkenborg on New Zealand, Art Lee on Iceland, Tom McGuane on Mexico, Neil Patterson on the English chalk streams, David Profumo on Russia, Ernest Schweibert on Argentina and Nick Lyons on the Rocky Mountains. D/J has sl wear top and bottom edges. –O/W Fine

Marine Painting

AU$150.00
By: DUNCAN, Edward
ID No.: 442
Blackie & Son London, n.d. (Cir. 1880-1900) 4to Illust 52p. 8 colour facsimiles of original paintings and 16 drawings by Duncan. A number of reproductions of works by J.M.W. Turner R.A. Decor. brown cloth with gilt lettering Spine sl loose. - Very Good

Marine Painting

AU$150.00
ID No.: 442
Blackie & Son London, n.d. (Cir. 1880-1900) 4to Illust 52p. 8 colour facsimiles of original paintings and 16 drawings by Duncan. A number of reproductions of works by J.M.W. Turner R.A. Decor. brown cloth with gilt lettering Spine sl loose. - Very Good

Muriel Foster’s Fishing Diary

AU$60.00
By: FOSTER, Muriel.
ID No.: 4534.

Michael Joseph London  1980 1st Edn. 4to oblong 191p. Brown leatherette in slipcase.  A facsimile of a  beautifullly illustrated record of the authors fishing expeditions between 1913 and 1949 to Scotland, Ireland and her beloved Cambridgeshire and Berkshire in England and an occasional trip to fish the open waters.    The author attended the Slade School of Art an exhibited in the Royal Academy.  –Fine 

Muriel Foster’s Fishing Diary

AU$60.00
ID No.: 4534.

Michael Joseph London  1980 1st Edn. 4to oblong 191p. Brown leatherette in slipcase.  A facsimile of a  beautifullly illustrated record of the authors fishing expeditions between 1913 and 1949 to Scotland, Ireland and her beloved Cambridgeshire and Berkshire in England and an occasional trip to fish the open waters.    The author attended the Slade School of Art an exhibited in the Royal Academy.  –Fine 

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