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David Ell Publishing Sydney 1991, 4to Illust 320p, D/J. This is one of the great books of Australian angling literature and is the most comprehensive book written on the history of fresh and saltwater fishing in Australia. It covers the sport from the unique methods of early Aboriginals to the present day. It also covers the related natural history. Beautifully illustrated with over 250 illustrations in black and white and colour. Contains an extensive 20 page bibliography of Australian fishing books. Foreword by Vic McCristal.   Inscription signed by author. -Very Fine         

Angling in Australia and Elsewhere.

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ID No.: 5038.
AU$350.00

Stevens Publishing Launceston, 2002 facimilie of the Art in Australia Sydney 1921 publication, Ltd Edn. of 200, 12mo, Illust, 128pp. Green Faux leather cover. Many b/w photographs, three tipped in watercolour plates by the author. This was the first book written in Australia to focus on flyfishing for trout. It is a happy mixture of fishing stories, tips, poetry, fly patterns, anecdotes, fine descriptive writing and some early history of the sport in Australia.     Includes chapters on saltwater fishing and Australian native freshwater fish but is mainly about trout fishing in New South Wales. The original is one of the most sought after angling  books  in Australia. -Mint  

The Tasmanian Trout

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ID No.: 4042.
AU$155.00

Launceston 1973, 8vo Illust 300p including adverts, soft cover.  Foreword by Sir Peter Crisp.  The story of the creation of one of the best trout fisheries of the world.  Produced by the Northern Tasmanian Fisheries Association to commemorate 75 years of service to angling.  - Very Good   

Australias Waterways

by  DRURY, Nevill
ID No.: 1316.
AU$20.00

Rigby Ltd Adelaide, 1978, 4to, Illust., 157pp. Pictorial Board, An introduction to the most accessable and interesting waterways in Australia and details the pleasures they offer for swimming, water-sking, camping, canoeing, boating, skin diving, picnics but most of all fishing. The coverage is by states and each region is supported by a map. Illustrated by colour photographs, Slight foxing to prelims. -Fine  

Tasmanian Trout Waters,

by  French. Greg
ID No.: 2578.
AU$25.00

AFN   Melbourne  2002 revised edn.   4to Illust  336p.  Pictorial soft cover in removable protective cover. Essential information on fishing in Tasmania, the fish, a breakdown of regions and National parks, techniques for the areas and 250p of details of the Tasmanian trout waters.  Water damage to rear pages.  -good                                                  

Bait Fishing For Trout in Streams,

by  JAMES, Bill.
ID No.: 3445
AU$25.00

South Gippsland Publishing Company. Foster Vic. 8vo Illust 64p. Card cover. Foreword by Rex Hunt. An introduction into baitfishing for the young and older anglers. Covers the requirements, the skills, the fish and the locations mainly  in Victoria. – Fine    

Tasmanian Rivers, Lakes and Flowers

by  MURRAY, A.S. .
ID No.: 5048.
AU$490.00

G Robertson Sydney, 1900, Folio oblong, 58pp, Dark Green hide grain cloth cover with gilt edges and titles.  Includes seventeen colour plates by the author. As well as his interest in his art Murray has been able to incorporate his other love, for fishing, into several  sections of the publication.  He refers to bream and trout fishing in the Derwent, the Huon and the Great Lake.   Several pages separating from the spine but overall this is  Good condition.   

 

 

                

 

 

 

Family Outings Around Armidale.

by  NATIONAL PARKS ASSOCIATION of NEW SOUTH WALES
ID No.: 2826.
AU$45.00

NATIONAL PARKS NSW Armidale 1997 1st edn. 8vo. Illust. 82p. Card cover.  A guide to pick-nicking, scenic and recreational spots for those who love the Great Outdoors.  Has a section on fishing and refers to fifteen fishing areras.  –Fine                                               

Fly-Fishing Pictorial,

by  SCHOLES, David and RITCHIE, Tony.
ID No.: 1936
AU$75.00

Kangaroo Press  Sydney, 1990 1st edn., oblong, 4to, Illust, 128pp. E/P, D/J.  Beautifully produced collection of nostalgic photographs of David’s favourite, some famous, fly fishing waters.  Fellow angler Tony Ritchie captured David’s pictorial story and produced a text that complements the photographs. Many of the people and places no longer exist. A delightful book. Previous owners name. -Fine                                                                                                                                           

Ripples, Runs and Rises,

by  SCHOLES, David.
ID No.: 3665.
AU$110.00

Kangaroo Press Sydney, 1988, oblomg 4to, Illust., 96pp, E/P, D/J, The charm and mystique of fly fishing. ” Readers will find a different a more mature approach, as if David Scholes  has reached the ultimate, although several times he that the learning of fly fishing in endless”.with Based on the style of Theodore Gordon, Scholes provides glimpses of fishing with old friends, an angling primer, some natural history and a look to the future   Previous owners signature. - Fine         

David Ell Publishing Sydney 1991, 4to Illust 320p, D/J. This is one of the great books of Australian angling literature and is the most comprehensive book written on the history of fresh and saltwater fishing in Australia. It covers the sport from the unique methods of early Aboriginals to the present day. It also covers the related natural history. Beautifully illustrated with over 250 illustrations in black and white and colour. Contains an extensive 20 page bibliography of Australian fishing books. Foreword by Vic McCristal.   Inscription signed by author. -Very Fine         

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