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The Angler and the Loop-Rod

AU$175.00
By: WEBSTER, David.
ID No.: 1817

Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh 1885, 12mo Illust including 4 colour plates of flies, 340p plus adverts, Green decor. Cloth. A record of experiences in the art of angling, and especially in that most delightful branch of art known as fly fishing.  Discusses flies, natural fly fishing, insect-bait fishing, worm fishing, Minnow fishing, night fishing,, trout, grayling, salmon and Pike. Spine sl looose some margin notes by previous owner,  Slight rubbing to cover and corners bumped. Some wear to top and bottom of spine. - Very Good                                                               

The Angler and the Loop-Rod

AU$175.00
ID No.: 1817

Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh 1885, 12mo Illust including 4 colour plates of flies, 340p plus adverts, Green decor. Cloth. A record of experiences in the art of angling, and especially in that most delightful branch of art known as fly fishing.  Discusses flies, natural fly fishing, insect-bait fishing, worm fishing, Minnow fishing, night fishing,, trout, grayling, salmon and Pike. Spine sl looose some margin notes by previous owner,  Slight rubbing to cover and corners bumped. Some wear to top and bottom of spine. - Very Good                                                               

The Natural Trout Fly and Its Imitation

AU$245.00
By: WEST, Leonard.
ID No.: 1867
William Potter Liverpool 1921, 2nd Revised and enlarged edn, 8vo Illust with 18 plates of which 13 in colour, 144p. Original brown buckram cover. Gilt spine and cover titles. An angler's record of insects seen at the waterside and the method of tying the flies,       "Highly original and excellent, but some of the flies, such as Iron Blues, Blue Winged Olive and Grannon are omitted. Unfortunately, West, instead of accepting the well known entomological names of the insects described, invented an entirely new nomenclature. He believed that too many anglers devoted too much attention to Ephemeroptera and not nearly sufficient to other insects eaten by the trout. The five illustrations are the author's own work." (Hampton). A classic period piece for every fly-tyer and for all trout fishers with an interest in the development of fly-fishing entomology. "probably 250 copies".    . Inscription to previous owner. Browning to ep. -  Fine

The Natural Trout Fly and Its Imitation

AU$245.00
ID No.: 1867
William Potter Liverpool 1921, 2nd Revised and enlarged edn, 8vo Illust with 18 plates of which 13 in colour, 144p. Original brown buckram cover. Gilt spine and cover titles. An angler's record of insects seen at the waterside and the method of tying the flies,       "Highly original and excellent, but some of the flies, such as Iron Blues, Blue Winged Olive and Grannon are omitted. Unfortunately, West, instead of accepting the well known entomological names of the insects described, invented an entirely new nomenclature. He believed that too many anglers devoted too much attention to Ephemeroptera and not nearly sufficient to other insects eaten by the trout. The five illustrations are the author's own work." (Hampton). A classic period piece for every fly-tyer and for all trout fishers with an interest in the development of fly-fishing entomology. "probably 250 copies".    . Inscription to previous owner. Browning to ep. -  Fine

The Complete Flyfisher.

AU$25.00
By: WHIELDON Tony.
ID No.: 3850
Ward Lock London 1993. 8vo Illust 208p. Soft Cover. A comprehensive guide to all aspects of trout fishing. Details captions support detailed line drawings. Covers how to cast, which fly to use, reading the water, river and stream techniques and fly tying. Library plate of private collector.* – Very Fine

The Complete Flyfisher.

AU$25.00
ID No.: 3850
Ward Lock London 1993. 8vo Illust 208p. Soft Cover. A comprehensive guide to all aspects of trout fishing. Details captions support detailed line drawings. Covers how to cast, which fly to use, reading the water, river and stream techniques and fly tying. Library plate of private collector.* – Very Fine

Fly Fishing

AU$35.00
By: WINDSOR, Stephen.
ID No.: 3315
Sandstone Books Sydney 1996 edn. 4to Illust 127p, D/J Many coloured photos. Includes a full review of tackle selection, flies and fly life, casting techniques, fly selection & fish feeding habits, a selection sixty of the most popular flies illustrated with the complete dressing specifications - Fine

Fly Fishing

AU$35.00
ID No.: 3315
Sandstone Books Sydney 1996 edn. 4to Illust 127p, D/J Many coloured photos. Includes a full review of tackle selection, flies and fly life, casting techniques, fly selection & fish feeding habits, a selection sixty of the most popular flies illustrated with the complete dressing specifications - Fine
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