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The Sea of Cortez

by CANNON, Ray.
ID No.: 248
AU$35.00

Lane Books   Menlo Park California. 1973, 8th prtg, 4to. Illust. 284pp.  E/P. The story of a primitive world of beauty and adventure that begins fifty miles below the south west border of the US. An historical, cultural, visual and geological overview of this great region.  "This book describes one of the most fascinating, and yet little-known, regions of the Western hemisphere. The Sea of Cortez (a romantic term for the Gulf of California), is a 600-mile stretch of Mediterranean like land and water. It is an area filled with unexploited outdoor sports, travel, and recreation opportunities for Americans. " Pictorial board cover. Many references to fish and fishing.  - Fine

Complete Book of Australian Fishing

by CAPEL, David.
ID No.: 252
AU$20.00

Rigby Adelaide, 1984, 8vo, Illust, 768pp, D/J.   A comprehensive coverage to all aspects of fresh and saltwater fishing in Australia with contributions from many well known anglers.   Many b/w photographs. - Fine

Encyclopaedia of Australian Fishing

by CLASSON Bill, CLASSON Helen and HORROBIN Peter.
ID No.: 3825
AU$45.00

Australian Fishing Network Melbourne,  2001, 1st edn.  4to, Illust 240p. Soft Cover. A comprehensive collection of hints for freshwater and saltwater fishing, fly fishing and more by the editors of some of the leading fishing magazines. This book provides vital information on the selection of the appropriate tackle, gear, rigs and baits for each method of fishing,  Popular fish species are identified along with suggested rigs, and tactics.  Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of diagrams and pictures complemented with over 300 colour and black and white photographs.    -Fine                                                                              

Fishing Guide to Victoria's Salt Water.

by CLASSON, Bill and WILSON. Geoff.
ID No.: 3918
AU$25.00

Australian Fishing Network Melbourne,  2002, 4to,  illust, 112p.  Soft Cover. A comprehensive guide to fishing Victorias salt waters with expert tips from some of the best known anglers from the state. It features coastal positional guides, detailed maps of specific fishing sites, the species, where they are and how to catch them. Also details boat ramps and bait and tackle outlets.  Small tear to back cover otherwise in Fine condition.     

Fisherman’s Catchbook

by COLEMAN, Neville ,
ID No.: 318.
AU$20.00

Doubleday Sydney 1982, oblong 8vo Illust 96p soft cover. Designed to provide a record of an anglers personal catch with  the common name, scientific name, pronunciation, size and distribution throughout Australia. Clear of previous entries but has previous owners name on fep.- Very Good   

Australian Sea Fisheries North of 30 Degrees South

by COLEMAN, Neville.
ID No.: 4164
AU$30.00

Doubleday. Sydney 1986 reprint , 4to Illust 297p. D/J. Colour photographs of 300 species with details of family, common and scientific names, habitat, distribution, depth range, size, food, use and occurrence and special characteristics. - Very Good

Fishing in New South Wales

by COOPER, Steve (Ed).
ID No.: 3857
AU$25.00

Explore Australian Publishing Melbourne ND Cir 2005. 4to Illust. 190p. Soft Cover. Produced for the NRMA this guide to coastal and inland fishing discusses how to fish and where to fish. It gives details on techniques, rods, reels hooks, lines, sinkers,lures and flies, knots and rigs , bait, safety and caring for the environment. It also assists in identifying the catch and delicious recipes for cooking the catch. A handy all round book. - Very Good

Sporting In Both Hemispheres

by D'EWES, J.
ID No.: 387
AU$320.00

G. Routledge & Co.  London, 1858, 12mo, Illust, 398pp + adverts, Rebound with original spine attached.  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 both freshwater and saltwater fishing at Sydney and elsewhere.  This is one of the earliest accounts of fishing in Australia. Illustrated with tinted pages with tissue  guards.   Author claimed to have been related to Charles Cotton.  Private library plate. Some browning to fly leaf.  Sl foxing. - Very Good       

Angling in Australia Its history and writings

by DUNN, Bob.
ID No.: 448
AU$75.00

David Ell Publishing Sydney, 1991, 4to, Illust, 320pp, 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.   –Mint   

Marine Animal Injuries to Man

by EDMONDS, Dr Carl.
ID No.: 461
AU$25.00

Wedneil Publications Melbourne 1981 2nd edn, 8vo Illust 204p. Comprehensive work on the identification of 64 animals that bite, sting or are poisonous to eat. Also includes first aid and medical treatment. Colour photographs by Parrish, Deas, Coleman and others. Previously published as Dangerous Marine Animals of the Indo-Pacific Region. - Very Good

The Sea of Cortez

by CANNON, Ray.
ID No.: 248
AU$35.00

Lane Books   Menlo Park California. 1973, 8th prtg, 4to. Illust. 284pp.  E/P. The story of a primitive world of beauty and adventure that begins fifty miles below the south west border of the US. An historical, cultural, visual and geological overview of this great region.  "This book describes one of the most fascinating, and yet little-known, regions of the Western hemisphere. The Sea of Cortez (a romantic term for the Gulf of California), is a 600-mile stretch of Mediterranean like land and water. It is an area filled with unexploited outdoor sports, travel, and recreation opportunities for Americans. " Pictorial board cover. Many references to fish and fishing.  - Fine

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