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Ramblings of a Sportsman – Naturalist

AU$40.00
By: B.B. (WATKINS-PITCHFORD, Denys).
ID No.: 2108
Michael Joseph London: 1979, 8vo 176p. Black cloth bound with gilt lettering. Illustrated by D.J. Watkins- Pitchford.  Wonderful stories of nature including wildfowling, butterflies and of coarse fishing.  The author tells of the beautiful lake he stocked with trout and carp, and of the broken-down boat which he mended, and then describes with great feeling the quiet evenings he spent among the reed beds and waterlilies angling for giant carp.  Wonderful stories of nature including wildfowling, butterflies and of coarse fishing. - Fine

Ramblings of a Sportsman – Naturalist

AU$40.00
ID No.: 2108
Michael Joseph London: 1979, 8vo 176p. Black cloth bound with gilt lettering. Illustrated by D.J. Watkins- Pitchford.  Wonderful stories of nature including wildfowling, butterflies and of coarse fishing.  The author tells of the beautiful lake he stocked with trout and carp, and of the broken-down boat which he mended, and then describes with great feeling the quiet evenings he spent among the reed beds and waterlilies angling for giant carp.  Wonderful stories of nature including wildfowling, butterflies and of coarse fishing. - Fine

The Great Anglers.

AU$35.00
By: BAILEY, John.
ID No.: 2453
David and Charles Newton Abbot 1990 8vo 240p. D/J. The author, an angler, author and historian, establishes his selection criteria then discusses his selections. Rich in reminiscence, with factual and entertaining information. Many rare colour and black and white photograph and illustrations. - Fine

The Great Anglers.

AU$35.00
ID No.: 2453
David and Charles Newton Abbot 1990 8vo 240p. D/J. The author, an angler, author and historian, establishes his selection criteria then discusses his selections. Rich in reminiscence, with factual and entertaining information. Many rare colour and black and white photograph and illustrations. - Fine

Trout at Ten Thousand Feet –Reflections of a Passionate Fisherman.

AU$45.00
By: BAILEY, John.
ID No.: 2117
New Holland London 2001 8vo Illust 175p D/J A collection of stories by this author, photographer and TV presenter about his lifetime passion for fishing and worldwide adventures told in an often humorous but fascinating way. - Mint

Trout at Ten Thousand Feet –Reflections of a Passionate Fisherman.

AU$45.00
ID No.: 2117
New Holland London 2001 8vo Illust 175p D/J A collection of stories by this author, photographer and TV presenter about his lifetime passion for fishing and worldwide adventures told in an often humorous but fascinating way. - Mint

Salmoniana,

AU$250.00
By: 'BARRICOUTA' (Thomas Cook Just).
ID No.: 2315.

Devonport 1987, Published privately by Tasmanian angling historian Brian Cadle. A facsimile of 1866 edition, 4to Illust 23p plus adverts.   Soft Cover edition limited to  80The original is one of Australia's rarest books on fishing.  At the time of publication it was reported in the Literary Intelligencer as an 'inoffensive burlesque upon the great experiments which we in Tasmania have lately been making towards the acclimatisation of the salmon'.    – As New

 

Salmoniana,

AU$250.00
ID No.: 2315.

Devonport 1987, Published privately by Tasmanian angling historian Brian Cadle. A facsimile of 1866 edition, 4to Illust 23p plus adverts.   Soft Cover edition limited to  80The original is one of Australia's rarest books on fishing.  At the time of publication it was reported in the Literary Intelligencer as an 'inoffensive burlesque upon the great experiments which we in Tasmania have lately been making towards the acclimatisation of the salmon'.    – As New

 

Pictures of the Chalk Streams

AU$300.00
By: BARTON, E.A.
ID No.: 2560
Antony Atha Publishers   Rugby. 1978 1st edn. Number 194 oflimited edn of 750. 4to oblong. Illust 95p. Blue cloth with gilt motif in slipcase.  Introduction by Comdr. C F Walker. The photographs, poetry and prose of Dr. Edwin Alfred Barton, a well known figure in The Flyfishers Club and on the south country chalk streams.  A new compilation of Barton's photographs, poetry and prose, generally avoiding that which appeared in his well-known "Album of the chalk-streams", but using material from his other books and from "The Flyfisher's Journal" and various magazines.  –Very Fine 

Pictures of the Chalk Streams

AU$300.00
ID No.: 2560
Antony Atha Publishers   Rugby. 1978 1st edn. Number 194 oflimited edn of 750. 4to oblong. Illust 95p. Blue cloth with gilt motif in slipcase.  Introduction by Comdr. C F Walker. The photographs, poetry and prose of Dr. Edwin Alfred Barton, a well known figure in The Flyfishers Club and on the south country chalk streams.  A new compilation of Barton's photographs, poetry and prose, generally avoiding that which appeared in his well-known "Album of the chalk-streams", but using material from his other books and from "The Flyfisher's Journal" and various magazines.  –Very Fine 

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

Ramblings of a Sportsman – Naturalist

AU$50.00
By: BB
ID No.: 4082
Michael Joseph London: 1979 1st edn. 8vo 176p. D/J. Illustrated by D.J. Watkins- Pitchford. Wonderful stories of nature including wildfowling, butterflies and of coarse fishing. The author tells of the beautiful lake he stocked with trout and carp, and of the broken-down boat which he mended, and then describes with great feeling the quiet evenings he spent among the reed beds and waterlilies angling for giant carp.- Fine

Ramblings of a Sportsman – Naturalist

AU$50.00
ID No.: 4082
Michael Joseph London: 1979 1st edn. 8vo 176p. D/J. Illustrated by D.J. Watkins- Pitchford. Wonderful stories of nature including wildfowling, butterflies and of coarse fishing. The author tells of the beautiful lake he stocked with trout and carp, and of the broken-down boat which he mended, and then describes with great feeling the quiet evenings he spent among the reed beds and waterlilies angling for giant carp.- Fine

Trout and Other Fishing in New Zealand

AU$35.00
By: BEAMISH, Col. D.W.
ID No.: 112
George Allen and Unwin London 1953, 8vo Illust 210p, D/J. Chronicles the best fishing waters in the north and south islands of New Zealand. Also describes the scenic open spaces, the alpine lakes and river valleys.- P/C. Very Good

Trout and Other Fishing in New Zealand

AU$35.00
ID No.: 112
George Allen and Unwin London 1953, 8vo Illust 210p, D/J. Chronicles the best fishing waters in the north and south islands of New Zealand. Also describes the scenic open spaces, the alpine lakes and river valleys.- P/C. Very Good

The Trout are Rising in England and South Africa.

AU$30.00
By: BENNION, B.
ID No.: 2697.

The Bodley Head   London 1920 [ND] , first edition.  12mo Illust 292p. Blue cloth.  Introductory letter by H.T. Sheringham. Reminiscences of moments, adventures and friends enjoyed on the rivers and streams of two continents. Fifteen B&W photographs.  Spine discoloured. Sl foxing. -very good 

The Trout are Rising in England and South Africa.

AU$30.00
ID No.: 2697.

The Bodley Head   London 1920 [ND] , first edition.  12mo Illust 292p. Blue cloth.  Introductory letter by H.T. Sheringham. Reminiscences of moments, adventures and friends enjoyed on the rivers and streams of two continents. Fifteen B&W photographs.  Spine discoloured. Sl foxing. -very good 

Jonahs Dream

AU$30.00
By: BERLIN, Sven.
ID No.: 126
William Kaufmann Los Altos 1975 1st. US Edn.  8vo Illust 119p D/J. 52 drawings by the author. A delightful allegorical angling fable, based on the obsession of the narrator, Jonah, with a great pike in a south-country river. Sven Berlin was well-known as an artist and sculptor, poet, writer and angler.  "A parable that goes close to explaining the intricate and baffling love hate relationship between a creative sensitive man and his fishing”.-  Maurice Wiggin      D/J sl rub –o/w Fine 

Jonahs Dream

AU$30.00
ID No.: 126
William Kaufmann Los Altos 1975 1st. US Edn.  8vo Illust 119p D/J. 52 drawings by the author. A delightful allegorical angling fable, based on the obsession of the narrator, Jonah, with a great pike in a south-country river. Sven Berlin was well-known as an artist and sculptor, poet, writer and angler.  "A parable that goes close to explaining the intricate and baffling love hate relationship between a creative sensitive man and his fishing”.-  Maurice Wiggin      D/J sl rub –o/w Fine 
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