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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

Memories of the Shannon Rise.

AU$55.00
By: DEAN, Roy.
ID No.: 3180.

Mike Stevens Publishing Launceston 1998 8vo Illust 111p. Soft Cover. 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. –Very Fine                           

Memories of the Shannon Rise.

AU$55.00
ID No.: 3180.

Mike Stevens Publishing Launceston 1998 8vo Illust 111p. Soft Cover. 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. –Very Fine                           

Sporting In Both Hemispheres

AU$320.00
By: D'EWES, J.
ID No.: 387
G. Routledge & Co. London 1858, 12mo Illust 398p + adverts. Covers fishing and hunting exploits around the world in the mid-19th century. Of special interest are chapters devoted to author's travels to Victoria and New South Wales and the tantalising descriptions of fishing at Sydney and elsewhere. Author claimed to have been related to Charles Cotton. Sl foxing. Spine repaired- Very Good

Sporting In Both Hemispheres

AU$320.00
ID No.: 387
G. Routledge & Co. London 1858, 12mo Illust 398p + adverts. Covers fishing and hunting exploits around the world in the mid-19th century. Of special interest are chapters devoted to author's travels to Victoria and New South Wales and the tantalising descriptions of fishing at Sydney and elsewhere. Author claimed to have been related to Charles Cotton. Sl foxing. Spine repaired- Very Good

Sporting In Both Hemispheres

AU$220.00
By: D'EWES, J.
ID No.: 388
Routledge, Warne & Routledge London 1861 new edn, 12mo Illust 398p + adverts. Covers fishing and hunting exploits around the world in the mid-19th century. Of special interest are chapters devoted to author's travels to Victoria and New South Wales and the tantalising descriptions of fishing at Sydney and elsewhere. Author claimed to have been related to Charles Cotton, contemporary half leather & marbled boards - Front hinge cracked o/w Very Good

Sporting In Both Hemispheres

AU$220.00
ID No.: 388
Routledge, Warne & Routledge London 1861 new edn, 12mo Illust 398p + adverts. Covers fishing and hunting exploits around the world in the mid-19th century. Of special interest are chapters devoted to author's travels to Victoria and New South Wales and the tantalising descriptions of fishing at Sydney and elsewhere. Author claimed to have been related to Charles Cotton, contemporary half leather & marbled boards - Front hinge cracked o/w Very Good

Out Fishing – A Fly Fishers Tales,

AU$350.00
By: DOWN, Harold. P.
ID No.: 5030.

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 ). Inscription and signature by author. D/J has some foxing. .  – Nr.Fine

 

Out Fishing – A Fly Fishers Tales,

AU$350.00
ID No.: 5030.

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 ). Inscription and signature by author. D/J has some foxing. .  – Nr.Fine

 

Heaven Has Claws

AU$30.00
By: DOYLE, Adrian Conan.
ID No.: 1991
John Murray  London 1952 1st Edn. 8vo Illust 203p  Blue cloth cover  Story of a year long expedition of the author, son of the author of Sherlock Holmes books, and his wife to the Indian Ocean.  Big game fishing off the African coast. Adventures in the coral islands of the Mafia Channel, the seas of Zanzibar, Kilwa Kisiwani and the ruins of the Palace of Songa Manara.As well as an adventure and search for the unknown, in both man and animals, it is also a search for personal freedom. , Cover has some  rubbing on corners. Some  foxing.   "One of the most exciting chronicles of adventure to be published in many a month.....guaranteed to set your pulses racing"....The New York Times –Very good          

Heaven Has Claws

AU$30.00
ID No.: 1991
John Murray  London 1952 1st Edn. 8vo Illust 203p  Blue cloth cover  Story of a year long expedition of the author, son of the author of Sherlock Holmes books, and his wife to the Indian Ocean.  Big game fishing off the African coast. Adventures in the coral islands of the Mafia Channel, the seas of Zanzibar, Kilwa Kisiwani and the ruins of the Palace of Songa Manara.As well as an adventure and search for the unknown, in both man and animals, it is also a search for personal freedom. , Cover has some  rubbing on corners. Some  foxing.   "One of the most exciting chronicles of adventure to be published in many a month.....guaranteed to set your pulses racing"....The New York Times –Very good          

Hardy Brothers The Masters The Men and Their Reels 1873-1939

AU$295.00
By: DREWETT, John
ID No.: 438
J & J Publishing Wembley Middlesex 1998, 4to Illust 586p D/J. A magnificent tribute to the greatest tackle manufacturer of the last 100 plus years. The author is a fanatical Hardy reel enthusiast and this epic work is the result of twenty years research. Beautifully designed with many closeup colour photos of the reels and associated ephemera - Mint

Hardy Brothers The Masters The Men and Their Reels 1873-1939

AU$295.00
ID No.: 438
J & J Publishing Wembley Middlesex 1998, 4to Illust 586p D/J. A magnificent tribute to the greatest tackle manufacturer of the last 100 plus years. The author is a fanatical Hardy reel enthusiast and this epic work is the result of twenty years research. Beautifully designed with many closeup colour photos of the reels and associated ephemera - Mint

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 

Saltwater Game Fishes of the World

AU$300.00
By: DUNN, Bob & GOADBY, Peter
ID No.: 455
Australian Fishing Network Melbourne 2000, 4to Illust 292p + prelims, leather bound limited edition of 500 numbered and signed copies in slipcase. 'Not just a book for saltwater anglers. An Illustrated History.  All anglers, whatever their individual persuasion, will benefit from this erudite and highly readable investigation of the origins of their sport. Anglers everywhere should be proud that Bob Dunn and Peter Goadby had the vision and dedication to complete this monumental work' (Mike Leech, President IGFA). Mint

Saltwater Game Fishes of the World

AU$300.00
ID No.: 455
Australian Fishing Network Melbourne 2000, 4to Illust 292p + prelims, leather bound limited edition of 500 numbered and signed copies in slipcase. 'Not just a book for saltwater anglers. An Illustrated History.  All anglers, whatever their individual persuasion, will benefit from this erudite and highly readable investigation of the origins of their sport. Anglers everywhere should be proud that Bob Dunn and Peter Goadby had the vision and dedication to complete this monumental work' (Mike Leech, President IGFA). Mint

Angling in Australia: Its History and writings,

AU$300.00
By: DUNN, Bob.
ID No.: 3904.

David Ell Publishing Sydney 1991,  Limited edition of  300.   4to Illust 320p, Brown Leather 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.  It includes a 20 page bibliography of Australian fishing books and has over 250 illustrations in black and white and colour. Included loose lithograph by Robyn Dunn.  –Mint                               

Angling in Australia: Its History and writings,

AU$300.00
ID No.: 3904.

David Ell Publishing Sydney 1991,  Limited edition of  300.   4to Illust 320p, Brown Leather 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.  It includes a 20 page bibliography of Australian fishing books and has over 250 illustrations in black and white and colour. Included loose lithograph by Robyn Dunn.  –Mint                               

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