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Australian Anglers Guide and Sea Fishing Manual,

AU$450.00
By: CHAMPLEY, James T,
ID No.: 2326.

George Robertson and Co Melbourne c.1910  12mo Illust 147p plus index and adverts. Soft cover. Mainly fishing in Victoria but also discusses Tasmania, New South Wales and New Zealand. Brief introduction to the species, tackle, knots . 25mm tear in spine o/w A very tight copy of this very scarce publication. -Very Good      

Australian Anglers Guide and Sea Fishing Manual,

AU$450.00
ID No.: 2326.

George Robertson and Co Melbourne c.1910  12mo Illust 147p plus index and adverts. Soft cover. Mainly fishing in Victoria but also discusses Tasmania, New South Wales and New Zealand. Brief introduction to the species, tackle, knots . 25mm tear in spine o/w A very tight copy of this very scarce publication. -Very Good      

Australia’s Best Trout Flies.

AU$350.00
By: CROSSE, Malcolm.
ID No.: 2512.

Fly Life Publishing   Hobart 1997 This is a Edn Ltd to 250 signed and numbered copies.  8vo Illust. 135p  D/J. Twenty eight of Australia’s leading fly tyers have written a chapter each on their selected six favourite flies and they explain how to tie and fish them. The chapters are signed by their fly tyer.  The 168 flies have been photographed  by David Roche and are reproduced in full colour.    -Very Fine.  

Australia’s Best Trout Flies.

AU$350.00
ID No.: 2512.

Fly Life Publishing   Hobart 1997 This is a Edn Ltd to 250 signed and numbered copies.  8vo Illust. 135p  D/J. Twenty eight of Australia’s leading fly tyers have written a chapter each on their selected six favourite flies and they explain how to tie and fish them. The chapters are signed by their fly tyer.  The 168 flies have been photographed  by David Roche and are reproduced in full colour.    -Very Fine.  

Trouting in Tasmania

AU$250.00
By: DAWKINS, G.E.J.
ID No.: 2131.

Brobock Agencies  Launceston 1999, 1StEdn.   8vo, illust 97p. Black Leather bound with glassine protective cover.  No 38 of a limited Edn of 100.  endmap.  Prologue by Michael Bok and Introduction by Sel Chidgey.  Illustrations by May Dawkins.   A description of a fly fishing trip in Tasmania in the 1930’s undertaken by Dawkins, Sel Chidgey and Bob Meredith where they visited the Break’o Day, St Patrick’s, Georges, Macquarie, Mersey,  South Esk Rivers and the Great Lakes.  Produced  by Michael Bok from Dawkins prologue of the trip. Map attached REP.  –Very Fine                

Trouting in Tasmania

AU$250.00
ID No.: 2131.

Brobock Agencies  Launceston 1999, 1StEdn.   8vo, illust 97p. Black Leather bound with glassine protective cover.  No 38 of a limited Edn of 100.  endmap.  Prologue by Michael Bok and Introduction by Sel Chidgey.  Illustrations by May Dawkins.   A description of a fly fishing trip in Tasmania in the 1930’s undertaken by Dawkins, Sel Chidgey and Bob Meredith where they visited the Break’o Day, St Patrick’s, Georges, Macquarie, Mersey,  South Esk Rivers and the Great Lakes.  Produced  by Michael Bok from Dawkins prologue of the trip. Map attached REP.  –Very Fine                

Trouting in Tasmania

AU$45.00
By: DAWKINS, G.E.J.
ID No.: 371.

Privately  Published by the author  Launceston 1999,  8vo, illust 97pp. Black card cover with gold printing.  endmap.  Prologue by Michael Bok and Introduction by Sel Chidgey.  Illustrations by May Dawkins.   A description of fly fishing in Tasmania in the 1930’s undertaken by Dawkins, Sel Chidgey and Bob Meredith where they visited the Break’o Day, St Patrick’s, Georges, Macquarie, Mersey,  South Esk Rivers and the Great Lakes.  Produced by Michael Bok from G.E.J. Dawkins jourmal of the trip.  Map attached rep. -Fine                                                                                                            $45

Trouting in Tasmania

AU$45.00
ID No.: 371.

Privately  Published by the author  Launceston 1999,  8vo, illust 97pp. Black card cover with gold printing.  endmap.  Prologue by Michael Bok and Introduction by Sel Chidgey.  Illustrations by May Dawkins.   A description of fly fishing in Tasmania in the 1930’s undertaken by Dawkins, Sel Chidgey and Bob Meredith where they visited the Break’o Day, St Patrick’s, Georges, Macquarie, Mersey,  South Esk Rivers and the Great Lakes.  Produced by Michael Bok from G.E.J. Dawkins jourmal of the trip.  Map attached rep. -Fine                                                                                                            $45

Memories of the Shannon Rise.

AU$350.00
By: DEAN, Roy.
ID No.: 5018

Mike Stevens Publishing Launceston 1998 8vo Illust 111p. Black leather binding, Limited edn of100. Signed by the author.   Roy Dean fished the Shannon Rise from 1936 to when it finished in 1964. The rise was a fish feeding frenzy caused by the huge hatches of the Asmicridea Grisea, the snowflake caddis.  Foreword by Ken Littlejohn. Illustrated by Trevor Hawkins.  -As new.                                                              

  

Memories of the Shannon Rise.

AU$350.00
ID No.: 5018

Mike Stevens Publishing Launceston 1998 8vo Illust 111p. Black leather binding, Limited edn of100. Signed by the author.   Roy Dean fished the Shannon Rise from 1936 to when it finished in 1964. The rise was a fish feeding frenzy caused by the huge hatches of the Asmicridea Grisea, the snowflake caddis.  Foreword by Ken Littlejohn. Illustrated by Trevor Hawkins.  -As new.                                                              

  

Out Fishing – A Fly Fishers Tales,

AU$300.00
By: DOWN, Harold. P.
ID No.: 3688.

Melbourne Published privately 1952, 8vo Illust 147p.  Blue cloth cover with black title and motif of a trout.  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 ).  Inscription by author.  – Nr.Fine  

Out Fishing – A Fly Fishers Tales,

AU$300.00
ID No.: 3688.

Melbourne Published privately 1952, 8vo Illust 147p.  Blue cloth cover with black title and motif of a trout.  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 ).  Inscription by author.  – Nr.Fine  

Out Fishing – A Fly Fishers Tales,

AU$350.00
By: DOWN, Harold. P.
ID No.: 4098.

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 ). Some rubbing ans a section of rear D/J missing. Inscription by author and signature by previous owner. (Tom Edwards).  – Nr.Fine    

Out Fishing – A Fly Fishers Tales,

AU$350.00
ID No.: 4098.

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 ). Some rubbing ans a section of rear D/J missing. Inscription by author and signature by previous owner. (Tom Edwards).  – Nr.Fine    

Angling in Australia: Its history and writings

AU$350.00
By: DUNN, Bob
ID No.: 447

David Ell Publishing Sydney 1991, 4to Illust 320p, deluxe edn. of 300 copies numbered and signed by the author, bound in full bonded red leather with a 19thcentury angling scene set into the front cover. The most comprehensive book written on the history of fresh and salt water fishing in Australia covering the sport from the unique methods of early Aboriginals to the present day. Over 250 illustrations in black and white and colour. Contains a 20 page bibliography of Australian fishing books –Mint 

Angling in Australia: Its history and writings

AU$350.00
ID No.: 447

David Ell Publishing Sydney 1991, 4to Illust 320p, deluxe edn. of 300 copies numbered and signed by the author, bound in full bonded red leather with a 19thcentury angling scene set into the front cover. The most comprehensive book written on the history of fresh and salt water fishing in Australia covering the sport from the unique methods of early Aboriginals to the present day. Over 250 illustrations in black and white and colour. Contains a 20 page bibliography of Australian fishing books –Mint 

Australian Fishing Reels, - A Collectors Guide

AU$400.00
By: DUNN, Bob.
ID No.: 2307

Antiquarian Angler Sydney 1994,  Limited edition.   4to Illust 228p plus lift out guide.  Pictorial Boards.     'A fascinating look at the shooting irons of the Aussie anglers of yesteryear"..........Modern Fishing. Contains a photograph and description of over 250 reels, their history and chronology. This has become the essential guide for collectors of Australian fishing reels. The contents have been supported by supplements that add to the range of reels and provide an updated value guide.  Signed by author.    Scarce –Very Fine   

Australian Fishing Reels, - A Collectors Guide

AU$400.00
ID No.: 2307

Antiquarian Angler Sydney 1994,  Limited edition.   4to Illust 228p plus lift out guide.  Pictorial Boards.     'A fascinating look at the shooting irons of the Aussie anglers of yesteryear"..........Modern Fishing. Contains a photograph and description of over 250 reels, their history and chronology. This has become the essential guide for collectors of Australian fishing reels. The contents have been supported by supplements that add to the range of reels and provide an updated value guide.  Signed by author.    Scarce –Very Fine   

Oceana or England and her colonies

AU$60.00
By: FROUDE, James Anthony.
ID No.: 530
Longmans Green & Co. London 1886 New edn, 8vo Illust 342p plus adverts. Blue and burgundy décor cloth.

A report on the authors visit to the colonies accompanied by Lord Elphinstone. They visited Australia, New Zealand and South Africa in the1880s.  Includes scattered references to fish and fishing. Nine black and white plates of New Zealand. Sl rub to  edges and tips of spine.  Previous owners name on prelim page. Some foxing. -Very Good   

Oceana or England and her colonies

AU$60.00
ID No.: 530
Longmans Green & Co. London 1886 New edn, 8vo Illust 342p plus adverts. Blue and burgundy décor cloth.

A report on the authors visit to the colonies accompanied by Lord Elphinstone. They visited Australia, New Zealand and South Africa in the1880s.  Includes scattered references to fish and fishing. Nine black and white plates of New Zealand. Sl rub to  edges and tips of spine.  Previous owners name on prelim page. Some foxing. -Very Good   

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