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Americas Great Outdoors

AU$45.00
By: BASHLINE, L. James and SAULTS, Dan (eds.).
ID No.: 93
 J. G. Ferguson Publishing Company Chicago 1976  1stedn , 4to Illust 367p.   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$45.00
ID No.: 93
 J. G. Ferguson Publishing Company Chicago 1976  1stedn , 4to Illust 367p.   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 396p. 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 396p. 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

The (Almost) Compleat Angler

AU$30.00
By: BENN, Timothy.
ID No.: 116
Victor Gollancz London 1985, oblong 12mo Illust 96p D/J. A series of glimpses into the past using paintings, cartoons, postcards, catalogues and vignettes culled from a prodigious variety of sources - Very Fine

The (Almost) Compleat Angler

AU$30.00
ID No.: 116
Victor Gollancz London 1985, oblong 12mo Illust 96p D/J. A series of glimpses into the past using paintings, cartoons, postcards, catalogues and vignettes culled from a prodigious variety of sources - Very Fine

The Arte of Angling 1577

AU$80.00
By: BENTLEY, Gerald
ID No.: 42
Princeton University Press, New Jersey 1958 facsimile edn, 12mo 174p. D/J. edited by Gerald Bentley with introduction by Carl Otto v.Kienbusch & explanatory notes by Henry Savage, When published by unknown author in 1577 this book caused considerable speculation as to whether it inspired Izaak Walton to write the Compleat Angler 76 years later - Near Fine

The Arte of Angling 1577

AU$80.00
ID No.: 42
Princeton University Press, New Jersey 1958 facsimile edn, 12mo 174p. D/J. edited by Gerald Bentley with introduction by Carl Otto v.Kienbusch & explanatory notes by Henry Savage, When published by unknown author in 1577 this book caused considerable speculation as to whether it inspired Izaak Walton to write the Compleat Angler 76 years later - Near Fine

A Treatise on Fishing with a Hook,

AU$100.00
By: BERNERS, Dame Juliana
ID No.: 1981.
William Van Wyck,  New York 1933, 12mo , 54p. Green cloth cover  with gilt motive of fisherman. First edition rendered into modern English language of the original 1496 publication. Acknowledged and accredited as the first book written on fishing. " Dame Berners was to fishing as Chaucer was to English literature.”  Gingrich.   -Near Fine  

A Treatise on Fishing with a Hook,

AU$100.00
ID No.: 1981.
William Van Wyck,  New York 1933, 12mo , 54p. Green cloth cover  with gilt motive of fisherman. First edition rendered into modern English language of the original 1496 publication. Acknowledged and accredited as the first book written on fishing. " Dame Berners was to fishing as Chaucer was to English literature.”  Gingrich.   -Near Fine  

A Treatise on Fishing with a Hook

AU$40.00
By: BERNERS, Dame Juliana
ID No.: 2999
North River Press Inc,    USA 1979 reprint,  12mo Illust. 54p. D/J. Attributed to Dame Juliana Berners   With a new Preface by Glenn Sapir  This is a reprint from the Book of Saint Albans by Wynken de Worde in 1496 and then rendered into modern English by William Van Wyck, 1933. Acknowledged and accredited as the first book written on fishing. " Dame Berners was to fishing as Chaucer was to English literature.” Gingrich.,- Fine        

A Treatise on Fishing with a Hook

AU$40.00
ID No.: 2999
North River Press Inc,    USA 1979 reprint,  12mo Illust. 54p. D/J. Attributed to Dame Juliana Berners   With a new Preface by Glenn Sapir  This is a reprint from the Book of Saint Albans by Wynken de Worde in 1496 and then rendered into modern English by William Van Wyck, 1933. Acknowledged and accredited as the first book written on fishing. " Dame Berners was to fishing as Chaucer was to English literature.” Gingrich.,- 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.

The Other Side of the Hill.

AU$295.00
By: BODEN. Donald. C.
ID No.: 3198.

Stevens Publishing Launceston 2006 1st Edn. Limited edition of 125. Red leather cover with photo tipped in the cover. gilt title on cover and spine. 4to Illust 222p.   Illustrated e/p.   The biography of  the late David Scholes, aviator, angler, artist and author.  Foreword by David Macintyre.  Numerous photographs and illustrations in colour and sepia. Captures the essence and character of  this celebrated  patriarch of Australian angling. -Very Fine 

The Other Side of the Hill.

AU$295.00
ID No.: 3198.

Stevens Publishing Launceston 2006 1st Edn. Limited edition of 125. Red leather cover with photo tipped in the cover. gilt title on cover and spine. 4to Illust 222p.   Illustrated e/p.   The biography of  the late David Scholes, aviator, angler, artist and author.  Foreword by David Macintyre.  Numerous photographs and illustrations in colour and sepia. Captures the essence and character of  this celebrated  patriarch of Australian angling. -Very Fine 

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

The Country for an Angler.

AU$80.00
By: BROTHERS, R. Anthony.
ID No.: 5052.

Stevens Publishing  Launceston 2010 1st Edn,    8vo. Illust 236p.  Green Wibalin cloth with gilt titles . Image of an angler inset in front cover.  A history of the Victorian Fly Fishers Association collected from a treasure trove of historical documents, reports, photographs and ephemera. Foreword by Peter Boag President of VFFA.  -Very Fine                              

The Country for an Angler.

AU$80.00
ID No.: 5052.

Stevens Publishing  Launceston 2010 1st Edn,    8vo. Illust 236p.  Green Wibalin cloth with gilt titles . Image of an angler inset in front cover.  A history of the Victorian Fly Fishers Association collected from a treasure trove of historical documents, reports, photographs and ephemera. Foreword by Peter Boag President of VFFA.  -Very Fine                              

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