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Geoffrey Bles London. 1954, 1st  Edn. 8vo. Illust. 62pp. D/J.  Nature provides us with few things more fascinating than  the story of salmon running up the rivers of their birth in spring and summer to  spawn after spending the winter months in the unknown depths of the sea. This is a beautifully written story of the journey of ten salmon from the time they leave the sea, move up the river spawn and return to the sea and their endless struggle for survival.   Illustrated with four colour and forty four monochrome pictures.  The d/j has small tears, two tape marks and a small section is missing. P/c. - Very Good  

Harper & Bros. New York, 1886, 12mo, Illust,  166pp + Publisher’s catalogue at the rear.   green cloth with gilt title,  A guide to rods, Reels, Flies, hooks and techniques for salmon fishing in Canada and the USA, including a list of Canada’s salmon rivers. The author was the inventor of the Parmacheene Belle fly.   B/w frontis "The Landing”  with tissue-guard.  20 small text illustrations, maps, diags. Minor browning to contents. Jock Grey book plate.  Spine rubbed top and base.    -Very Good                      

Sands and McDougall  Melbourne 1878, 18vo 131p. Mauve cloth with gilt titles.  Being an account of the successful introduction of salmon into Victorian waters, ‘Represents the second edition of a paper originally published in the annual report of the Zoological and Acclimatization Society for Victoria in 1978. (Dunn). Spine damaged with open tear and partially detached from body. Some insect and water damage to cover.   Slight foxing to prelim pages. -Fair                                                                  

Sands and McDougall  Melbourne 1878, 18vo 131p. Leather cover with gilt title.  Being an account of the successful introduction of salmon into Victorian waters, ‘Represents the second edition of a paper originally published in the annual report of the Zoological and Acclimatization Society for Victoria in 1978. (Dunn). Presentation copy from author to Mr. Frank Buckland, contains some pencil notes by Buckland. Newspaper clippings pasted on front and rear endpapers. Some wear to spine.  Bookplates of Colonel Henry A Siegel and Alan Jarvis. Very Scarce -Very Good            

A.S. Barnes and Co. New York, 1958, 1st trade edn, 4to, Illust, 222pp. D/J.   Wulff details the advantages, pitfall, equipment, conditions etc an angler must know before they put on a pair of boots. It is an authoritative study of the natural history life and temperament of the quarry, with a priceless course in the art of salmon angling. Four colour plates of flies and over 100 black and white photos and diagrams. Considered by Bruns to be the definitive work on this noble fish. D/j edges rubbed, has a section missing at top of spine and sl tears. - Good

Salmon on a Fly

AU$45.00

Simon and Shuster New York, 1992, 8vo, 224pp. D/J.     The last book of this master fly fisherman and teacher contains thirty essays that presents essential techniques, wisdom and lore from a lifetime of salmon fishing. Introduction by John Mewin. Published by the Wulff Estate after his death. The book is bound in blue cloth quarter and blue boards, with gilt titles. As New

A.S. Barnes and Co. New York. 1967, 2nd printing. 4to, Illust, 222pp, D/J,   Wulff details the advantages, pitfall, equipment, conditions etc an angler must know before they put on a pair of boots. It is an authoritative study of the natural history life and temperament of the quarry, with a priceless course in the art of salmon angling. Some of the contents have appeared in Outdoor Life, Sports Afield and Field and Stream.   Four colour plates of flies and  over 100  black and white photos and diagrams. Considered by Bruns to be the definitive work on this noble fish. D/j edges rubbed and sl tears. - Blue cloth cover with silver titles and motif.  Near Fine.

Lives of Salmon

AU$55.00

Swan Hill Press Shrewsbury. 1996. 4to. Illust. 144pp. D/J. An illustrated account of the life history of Atlantic Salmon from their life in the streams and rivers, going to sea, returning home, spawning, genetics, structure, managing populations and farming. - Fine

Geoffrey Bles London. 1954, 1st  Edn. 8vo. Illust. 62pp. D/J.  Nature provides us with few things more fascinating than  the story of salmon running up the rivers of their birth in spring and summer to  spawn after spending the winter months in the unknown depths of the sea. This is a beautifully written story of the journey of ten salmon from the time they leave the sea, move up the river spawn and return to the sea and their endless struggle for survival.   Illustrated with four colour and forty four monochrome pictures.  The d/j has small tears, two tape marks and a small section is missing. P/c. - Very Good  

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