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Studies of an Angler,

AU$125.00
By: WACKETT, L.J.
ID No.: 2514
Picken and Sons Melbourne 1950, 8vo Illust 235p D/J.   Contains studies of the trout, fishing techniques, insects, fly tying  and casting plastic bodies for artificial flies,  but most significant is the study of the effect of barometric pressure on trout.  Gingrich commented that this one chapter on pressure had a 'higher revelation quotient ... than any one chapter in any of the hundreds of fishing books that have come out anywhere since 1950'Although it is based on scientific data this book suggests a practical approach to fly fishingInscription and signed by the author. D/J and FEP browning.  Small section of top of D/J spine missing.   -Very Good   

 

Studies of an Angler,

AU$125.00
ID No.: 2514
Picken and Sons Melbourne 1950, 8vo Illust 235p D/J.   Contains studies of the trout, fishing techniques, insects, fly tying  and casting plastic bodies for artificial flies,  but most significant is the study of the effect of barometric pressure on trout.  Gingrich commented that this one chapter on pressure had a 'higher revelation quotient ... than any one chapter in any of the hundreds of fishing books that have come out anywhere since 1950'Although it is based on scientific data this book suggests a practical approach to fly fishingInscription and signed by the author. D/J and FEP browning.  Small section of top of D/J spine missing.   -Very Good   

 

The Complete Fly Fisher

AU$35.00
By: WALKER, C. F.(ed.)
ID No.: 4069
Barrie and Jenkins London 1984 reprint. 8vo Illust with 4 colour and 38 Black and white plates and 95 diagrams 304p. D/J. A comprehensive survey of fishing for game fish with an artificial fly.    Writers include Scott, Turner, Kite, Sargeaunt, Walker Deane and Pentelow. Includes chapters on salmon, sea trout, brown trout, in rain fed rivers, in chalk streams and lakes and rainbow trout, grayling, casting, fly dressing, entomology of lakes and rivers and stream management.    Illust with 4 colour and 38 Black and white plates and 95 diagrams.  –Fine                                                                

The Complete Fly Fisher

AU$35.00
ID No.: 4069
Barrie and Jenkins London 1984 reprint. 8vo Illust with 4 colour and 38 Black and white plates and 95 diagrams 304p. D/J. A comprehensive survey of fishing for game fish with an artificial fly.    Writers include Scott, Turner, Kite, Sargeaunt, Walker Deane and Pentelow. Includes chapters on salmon, sea trout, brown trout, in rain fed rivers, in chalk streams and lakes and rainbow trout, grayling, casting, fly dressing, entomology of lakes and rivers and stream management.    Illust with 4 colour and 38 Black and white plates and 95 diagrams.  –Fine                                                                

Brown Trout and Dry Fly

AU$60.00
By: WALKER, C.F.
ID No.: 1765
Seeley Service & Co. London 1955 1St Edn., 8vo Illust 159p. Brown Cloth. A collection of articles on a central theme that always excites the reader. Some of the articles have appeared in The Field and The Shooting Times.. Includes, April on the Chalk Stream, A Handicap of Six, Mayfly Time, Sunlight or Evening Star, Underneath the Arches, Blank Days, The Blue Winged Olive, An August Carnival, Meon Revisited and others. B/w Photographs of eight of the famous rivers in the UK.  Dark Brown Cloth. with slight rubbing to edges, Previous owners signature.

Brown Trout and Dry Fly

AU$60.00
ID No.: 1765
Seeley Service & Co. London 1955 1St Edn., 8vo Illust 159p. Brown Cloth. A collection of articles on a central theme that always excites the reader. Some of the articles have appeared in The Field and The Shooting Times.. Includes, April on the Chalk Stream, A Handicap of Six, Mayfly Time, Sunlight or Evening Star, Underneath the Arches, Blank Days, The Blue Winged Olive, An August Carnival, Meon Revisited and others. B/w Photographs of eight of the famous rivers in the UK.  Dark Brown Cloth. with slight rubbing to edges, Previous owners signature.

Brown Trout and Dry Fly,

AU$60.00
By: WALKER, C.F.
ID No.: 3625.

Seeley Service & Co. London 1955 1St Edn., 8vo Illust 159p.   Dark Brown Cloth.  A collection of articles on a central theme that always excites the reader. Some of the articles have appeared in The Field and The Shooting Times. . Includes,April on the Chalk Stream, A Handicap of Six, Mayfly Time, Sunlight or Evening Star, Underneath the Arches, Blank Days, The Blue Winged Olive, An August Carnival, Meon Revisited and others.     B/w photographs of eight of the famous rivers in the UK. Some foxing to prelims e/p's and edges and slight edgewear to cover. - Very Good 

Brown Trout and Dry Fly,

AU$60.00
ID No.: 3625.

Seeley Service & Co. London 1955 1St Edn., 8vo Illust 159p.   Dark Brown Cloth.  A collection of articles on a central theme that always excites the reader. Some of the articles have appeared in The Field and The Shooting Times. . Includes,April on the Chalk Stream, A Handicap of Six, Mayfly Time, Sunlight or Evening Star, Underneath the Arches, Blank Days, The Blue Winged Olive, An August Carnival, Meon Revisited and others.     B/w photographs of eight of the famous rivers in the UK. Some foxing to prelims e/p's and edges and slight edgewear to cover. - Very Good 

The Art of Chalk Stream Fishing

AU$52.00
By: WALKER, C.F.(ed.)
ID No.: 2769
Herbert Jenkins London 1968 1St Edn. 8vo Illust 192p. D/J. This work includes useful tactics, natural chalk stream flies and their patterns, as well as a valuable bibliography. Shows both how to catch fish and to enjoy the experience. P/C - Fine

The Art of Chalk Stream Fishing

AU$52.00
ID No.: 2769
Herbert Jenkins London 1968 1St Edn. 8vo Illust 192p. D/J. This work includes useful tactics, natural chalk stream flies and their patterns, as well as a valuable bibliography. Shows both how to catch fish and to enjoy the experience. P/C - Fine

The Angling Letters of G.E.M. Skues

AU$180.00
By: WALKER, C.F.ed.).
ID No.: 1760
A.&  C. Black  London 1956,  8vo 153p D/J Foreword by John D.D. Evans. Four b/w photograph plates.  Biographical introduction. Skues was a prolific letter writer and in his later years conducted an extensive correspondence with anglers in many countries Interesting correspondence in which Mr. Skues ranges over fishing techniques, flies and dressings, and famous locations, the Rivers Test and Itchen. -  D/J showing a little wear to spine tips and a very small scuff to middle of spine            - Fine

The Angling Letters of G.E.M. Skues

AU$180.00
ID No.: 1760
A.&  C. Black  London 1956,  8vo 153p D/J Foreword by John D.D. Evans. Four b/w photograph plates.  Biographical introduction. Skues was a prolific letter writer and in his later years conducted an extensive correspondence with anglers in many countries Interesting correspondence in which Mr. Skues ranges over fishing techniques, flies and dressings, and famous locations, the Rivers Test and Itchen. -  D/J showing a little wear to spine tips and a very small scuff to middle of spine            - Fine

Coarse Fishing in Australia

AU$20.00
By: WALKER, G.S.
ID No.: 3082
Privately published Gawler 1991 8vo, illust, 120p. Soft Cover. A book for experienced fisherman and beginners alike as it discusses the art of coarse fishing tackle, bait, knots, rigs, and the quarry.  When he emigrated to Australia from Linconshire in the Uk, the author claims he left behind some of the best Course Fishing in England. Course fishing had not been developed as a sport in Australia at that time.  Since then a greater interest has been shown and now many anglers have taken up the sport. This book outlines the vast range of topics that make the sport  so attractive.   -Very Fine                  

Coarse Fishing in Australia

AU$20.00
ID No.: 3082
Privately published Gawler 1991 8vo, illust, 120p. Soft Cover. A book for experienced fisherman and beginners alike as it discusses the art of coarse fishing tackle, bait, knots, rigs, and the quarry.  When he emigrated to Australia from Linconshire in the Uk, the author claims he left behind some of the best Course Fishing in England. Course fishing had not been developed as a sport in Australia at that time.  Since then a greater interest has been shown and now many anglers have taken up the sport. This book outlines the vast range of topics that make the sport  so attractive.   -Very Fine                  

The Complete Angler

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By: WALTON, Izaak and COTTON, Charles.
ID No.: 3175
Gibbings and Co London 1895 8vo illust 467p. Red Cloth A new edition and notes by G. Christopher Davis. Being a discourse of rivers, fishponds, fish and fishing not unworthy of perusal of most anglers. Regarded as the great classic of angling literature. Sl Rubbing on spine ends. o/w - Fine $60

The Complete Angler

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ID No.: 3175
Gibbings and Co London 1895 8vo illust 467p. Red Cloth A new edition and notes by G. Christopher Davis. Being a discourse of rivers, fishponds, fish and fishing not unworthy of perusal of most anglers. Regarded as the great classic of angling literature. Sl Rubbing on spine ends. o/w - Fine $60

The Complete Angler

AU$1,050.00
By: WALTON, Izaak and COTTON, Charles.
ID No.: 1782
Samuel Bangster and Sons London 1808, 7th edn, 1st Bagster edn, 8vo illust, 512p. Quarter leather with marbled boards. Engraved frontis with many full page plates and text. Being a discourse of rivers, fishponds, fish and fishing not unworthy of perusal of most anglers. Regarded as the great classic of angling literature. - Front hinge cracked o/w - Very Good

The Complete Angler

AU$1,050.00
ID No.: 1782
Samuel Bangster and Sons London 1808, 7th edn, 1st Bagster edn, 8vo illust, 512p. Quarter leather with marbled boards. Engraved frontis with many full page plates and text. Being a discourse of rivers, fishponds, fish and fishing not unworthy of perusal of most anglers. Regarded as the great classic of angling literature. - Front hinge cracked o/w - Very Good

The Complete Angler

AU$300.00
By: WALTON, Izaak and COTTON, Charles.
ID No.: 1784
Privately printed for the Navarre Society, London 1925, 8vo. 445p. Original green cloth with gilt cartouche from the title page of the 1st edn. Edited by John Major. Original etchings by Damman printed on vellum and 74 wood engravings, Being a discourse of rivers, fishponds, fish and fishing not unworthy of perusal of most anglers. Regarded as the great classic of angling literature. Sl rubbing to spine edges - Very Good

The Complete Angler

AU$300.00
ID No.: 1784
Privately printed for the Navarre Society, London 1925, 8vo. 445p. Original green cloth with gilt cartouche from the title page of the 1st edn. Edited by John Major. Original etchings by Damman printed on vellum and 74 wood engravings, Being a discourse of rivers, fishponds, fish and fishing not unworthy of perusal of most anglers. Regarded as the great classic of angling literature. Sl rubbing to spine edges - Very Good
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