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Art in Fishing



The Fishing Here Is Great!,

by  MILLS, Derek.
ID No.: 1193.
AU$25.00

William Collins & Sons London, 1985, 8vo, Illust, 153pp, plus index and biblio. D/J.  A light-hearted discourse on the social history of angling as depicted on old post cards It shows that there is more to fishing than a mere contest between man and fish and that anglers are compassionate people with a sence of responsibility for their natural heritage.  - Near Mint                                                                                                       

The Painted Stream

by  ARMSTRONG, Robin.
ID No.: 3643.
AU$35.00

J M  Dent & Sons   London, 1985,  4to,  Illust., 160pp    Original green cloth binding with d/j.  Foreword by Sir Michael  Horden. Richly illustrated by the author.  A River Wardens life on two of the most beautiful small rivers in England the Tavy and Walkham.   Armstrong was a river keeper, naturalist and wildlife artist.  Charming pictures and text describing life, incidents and some of the characters like old Long John who at eighty five had never been caught poaching, of Jack 'Cracker' Smith the ageless farmer, the Brigadier, still fishing despite his failing eyesight and of Dave and George the authors colleagues with their droll observations of country life.  Slight Foxing to E/P.  -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.   

 

 

                

 

 

 

Saltwater Fly Fishing Magic

by  ROGERS, Neal and Linda.
ID No.: 3951.
AU$55.00

Earth and Great Weather Publishing Co. Butte Montana, 1993, 1St Edn.   Folio, Illust, 156p, D/J, Introduction by Lefty Kreh.  Illustrations by Craig Rogers. A celebration with over 200 wonderful colour photographs of game fishing on a fly taken over the past fifty years. Includes  a history of salt-water fly-fishing by Stu Apte.  Sections on East & West coasts of North America, Florida Keys, Bahamas, the Caribbean, Central America and the rest of the world. Slight rub to D/J .  Near New.    

Ellis & Smith London 1949, 8vo. Illust. 19pp.  col. pictorial card covers.  This catalogue was produced for the sale of a collection of his works in London in 1949 and included some of his important works.  These works are mainly on horse racing, hunting, shooting, and coursing with a set of eight  on the Quorn Hunt which was established in 1696, and is one of the world's oldest fox hunting packs.   Colour plate inset on cover. Another colour plate ( frontis ) and  twenty two sepia plates. -Near fine                                                                                                          - Fine

The Painted Stream –A River Wardens Life.

by ARMSTRONG, Robin.
ID No.: 3054
AU$25.00

J M  Dent & Sons  London, 1985, 4to,  Illust, 160pp,  Original green cloth binding with d/j.  A River Wardens life on two of the most beautiful small rivers in England the Tavy and Walkham.   Armstrong was a river keeper, naturalist and wildlife artist.  Charming pictures and text describing life, incidents and some of the characters like old Long John who at eighty five had never been caught poaching, of Jack 'Cracker' Smith the ageless farmer, the Brigadier, still fishing despite his failing eyesight and of Dave and George the authors colleagues with their droll observations of country life. Foreword by Sir Michael  Horden. Richly illustrated by the author. Obliteration of an owners inscription on fep.    - Fine 

Art in Sport

by BAILLIE-GROHMAN, William A.
ID No.: 74
AU$130.00

Benjamin Blom New York, 1969 reissue of the 1925 edn, folio, Illust., 422pp. 234 illustrations-some full-page. An iconography of sport during four hundred years from the beginning of the fifteenth to the end of the eighteenth centuries. Detailed and fascinating plates include Emperor Maximilian shooting and fishing. Blue cloth boards with gold-gilt decoration and lettering. A good clean copy - Fine.

Pictures of the Chalk Streams

by BARTON, E.A.
ID No.: 2560
AU$300.00

Antony Atha Publishers   Rugby, 1978 1st edn., Number 194 of limited edn of 750, 4to oblong, Illust, 95pp., Blue cloth with gilt motif in slipcase,  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.  Bartons work includes some of the most memorable pictures ever taken of British angling. Introduction by Comdr. C F Walker. 

An Album of the Chalk Streams

by BARTON, E.A.
ID No.: 91
AU$95.00

A. & C Black London 1946, 4to. Illust.  103pp.  Green Cloth Cover.  Includes 47 plates of photographs and descriptions streams by the author who enjoyed fly fishing and the areas near the streams where he fished. Kennet, Stockbridge, Leckford, Leverton Bridge, Ramsbury, Houghton, Chilbolton, Fullerton, Ramsbury, Nadder, Uxbridge, Charles Cottons fishing house, Andover, Thorney Weir, Fishery Huse, Winchester and Misbourne. sl foxing on preliminary pages.   -Very Good

Chalk Streams and Water Meadows

by BARTON, E.A.
ID No.: 3350
AU$75.00

John Murray London, 1932 1st edn, 16mo,  illust,. 129pp,  Green Boards. Delightful prose and verse on South Country fishing, including a chapter on Thames chub. Sl foxing. Twelve black and white photographs. Ex private library.  page repaired. - Very Good.

The Fishing Here Is Great!,

by  MILLS, Derek.
ID No.: 1193.
AU$25.00

William Collins & Sons London, 1985, 8vo, Illust, 153pp, plus index and biblio. D/J.  A light-hearted discourse on the social history of angling as depicted on old post cards It shows that there is more to fishing than a mere contest between man and fish and that anglers are compassionate people with a sence of responsibility for their natural heritage.  - Near Mint                                                                                                       

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