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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                                                                                                       

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         

The Quest of the Trout

by BLACKWOOD, R.L.
ID No.: 141
AU$25.00

Robertson and Mullens. Melbourne New Revised and enlarged  edn.(1950?) 12mo.  Illust 106p, soft cover. Three b/w photographs and 7 b/w diagrams and four tipped in plates.  An old master angler writes of his passion. Fly Fishing, Spinning, & Bait Fishing. What you need, where to look, weather conditions, How to do it.   Previous owners name.  Ex private lib has ink notes. Tape mark on cover. o/w - Good

The Ovis Guide to Saltwater Fly Fishing

by CURCIONE, Nick.
ID No.: 3961.
AU$30.00

Lyons and Burford Publishers    New York. 1994.  8vo.  Illust. 206PP. D/J.    Foreword by Lefty Kreh. A practical guide to all aspects of fly fishing in saltwater – flats, surf, inshore and bluewater. Discusses tackle, lines, casting, knots and leaders, techniques, rods, reels and other equipment.     "If you want to learn the fascinating sport of saltwater flyfishing, or improve your techniques in this area, this book will prove invaluable" ....... Lefty Kreh.   –Mint 

Classic Natural History Prints - Mammals

by DANCE, S. Peter
ID No.: 2877.
AU$45.00

Studio Editions  London 1990, folio Illust 128p D/J. Traces the history of illustration of mammal from the 18th century with full page colour reproductions from the works of  J.C.Werner, Thomas Brown, John James Audubon, Joseph Wolf,  and John Gould. The 60 prints  portrayed are from cave paintings, Renaissance woodcuts, copper engravings, and lithographs. D/J has slight wear to edges. -Fine 

Gregory’s Fishing Guide to Brisbane and Surrounding Areas,

by HARRISON Rod. (Ed)
ID No.: 2964.
AU$30.00

Gregory’s Guides Sydney n.d [c 2002] 1st Edn.  8vo Illust 223pp. Soft cover.  Maps and comprehensive guides from Frazer Island to the Gold Coast’s  best fishing grounds, rigs, techniques and baits.  Writing team includes Rod Harrison, Dave Downie, Leeann Payne and Gary Fitzgerald.   A guide to freshwater and saltwater fishing in the Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast, Fraser Coast, The Downs and South Burnett, Gold Coast and Northern NSW.  Covers game fishing, beach, rock, estuary, offshore and freshwater fishing. Many colour photographs. -Very Fine                                                                                                                           

CDC Evolution

by RASPINI, Mauro
ID No.: 4486.
AU$85.00

Fly Line Ecosistemi Fluviali  Casinalbo, Italy 2013. 1st English  edn. 4to, Illust,   224pp.   Pictorial Laminated boards. This is a well presented English translation of an Italian publication.  Its a detailed manual of fly-tying techniques using CDC supported by hundreds of large step-by-step  colour photographs. "This book illustrates 49 incredibly effective models created using new tying techniques, new materials and most importantly the Cul de Canard.  For every fly, a series of high-resolution photos illustrates each step of the tying process and accompanying  text.   CDC Evolution is aimed at enthusiast fly tyers.  Techniques, tools, etc are not really explained as the reader is expected to have some tying skills and background knowledge. -Very Fine                                                                                  

The Fly

by WIGRAM, R.H.
ID No.: 3679.
AU$500.00

Stevens Publishing Launceston, 2002 1st  ltd Edn. of 250 copies, 8vo, Illust, 63pp, Brown leather cover with photo of Wigram fishing the Macquarie River inset, Illustrated EP’s,  Foreword by Mike Stevens. "This is not a book on fly tying” wrote Wigram "but it is a book on flies and the people who made them”  Includes flies by Major Powlett, Reg Lyne, Lance Wedlick, Dick Wigram, George Peck, Arthur  Keeble, J.M.Gillies, D.H. Hollis, Critcherly Parker, Dr Butler, Bob Peacock, Noel Jetson and Max Christensen. Published after his death this beautifully presented book has become a very valuable addition to the collectors library. -Very Fine.   

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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