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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  

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.   

 

 

                

 

 

 

Australian Fishing Reels Supplements 

by  DUNN Bob    
ID No.: 2308.  
AU$150.00

Antiquarian Angler Sydney ND(1994 to 2003), 4to, Illust, Soft Cover. A set of eight supplements in support of Dunns book Australian Fishing Reels. Each entry shows a photograph, a description of the reel and a price guide. Number 8 was compiled by Victor Muller.​  Number one is a photocopy. -Fine      

Natural History of Australia with some notes on sport.

by AFLALO, F.G.
ID No.: 9
AU$45.00

McMillan & Co. London, 1896 Colonial Library edn, Australian and Indian edition, 12mo, Illust, 307pp. (see Ferguson 5764). Blue cloth, Illust by F Seth. Includes angling methods and descriptions of popular angling species and marsupials, placentals, monotremes, waterfowl, wading birds, perching birds, scratchers, birds of prey, reptilesand invertebrates. - Very Good.

Sunset Playgrounds

by AFLALO, F.G.
ID No.: 11
AU$90.00

Witherby & Co. London, 1909 1st Edn, 8vo, Illust., 251pp. Blue cloth cover, Information on fishing and travelling in California, western Canada and the West Indies. Fishing in British Columbia and Yosemite for trout, salmon and salt water fish also black bass in Quebec.".  Sl rubbing on edges- Very Good.

Sea Fish

by AFLALO, F.G.
ID No.: 10
AU$70.00

George Routledge & Sons London, [1905], 12mo, Illust, 256pp, Decretive green cloth, An account of the methods of angling as practised on the English coast with notes on the capture of the more sporting fishes in continental, South African and Australian waters.   Sl rub on spine.    -Fine.

The Sports of the World

by AFLALO, F.G.
ID No.: 18
AU$100.00

Cassell & Co London, 1903, 4to, Illust, 416pp, Rebound in half leather edges sl rubbed,  Much on fishing including chapters on tarpon, sea fishing in Turkey, black bass fishing in America, trout in New Zealand, salmon in Norway, mahseer in India. Pike fishing in Ireland;  Of special interest is chapter devoted to sea fishing in Australia.    Also includes stories including  Red Deer of Hungary; Tennis; Fox Hunting [Albrighton Hounds]; Bandy; Badminton; Shooting Dogs; Fell Head Sports; Bear hunting in Norway; Mountaineering;  Woodcock shooting in Constantinople; Football at the universities; Seal Shooting; Polo; Wrestling; Modern racing; Hunting cheetah; Australian cricket; The bowling green; Rowing at Henley; Archery; Wolf shooting in Russia; Kangaroo Hunting;  Boxing in the British Army and Navy; Otter Hunting; Maori sports; Yachting; Shooting rogue elephant in India; Rook Hawking; Roller skating; Croquet; Long Distance swimming;Japanese fencers and archers; tandem driving; Whippet racing; Lacrosse and baseball; Lawn tennis; Military sports in India. -Good.

Fishermen's Weather

by AFLALO, F.G. (ed)
ID No.: 6
AU$100.00

A & C Black   London,  1906 1st Edn., 12mo, Illust, 256pp, Green decorative cloth with gilt titles and motif. Eight colour plates of paintings by Charles Whymper.  Beautifully illustrated account an views on the impact of weather on fish and fishing by one hundred notable anglers.  “All the contriutors opinions produce much conflict and an impression is given that weather makes little difference to the fish, but massively changes the methods used in fishing and the reactions and behaviour of the life-forms the fish are feeding on.”  Light foxing. - Near Fine.  

The Sports of the World

by AFLALO, F.G. (ed.)
ID No.: 19
AU$140.00

Cassell & Co London, n.d. (C1900), Special subscription edition  in two vols.  4to. Illust, 416pp. Blue cloth.  Much on fishing including chapters on tarpon, sea fishing in Turkey, black bass fishing in America, trout in New Zealand, salmon in Norway, mahseer in India. Pike fishing in Ireland;  Of special interest is chapter devoted to sea fishing in Australia.    Also includes stories including  Red Deer of Hungary; Tennis; Fox Hunting [Albrighton Hounds]; Bandy; Badminton; Shooting Dogs; Fell Head Sports; Bear hunting in Norway; Mountaineering;  Woodcock shooting in Constantinople; Football at the universities; Seal Shooting; Polo; Wrestling; Modern racing; Hunting cheetah; Australian cricket; The bowling green; Rowing at Henley; Archery; Wolf shooting in Russia; Kangaroo Hunting;  Boxing in the British Army and Navy; Otter Hunting; Maori sports; Yachting; Shooting rogue elephant in India; Rook Hawking; Roller skating; Croquet; Long Distance swimming; Japanese fencers and archers; tandem driving; Whippet racing; Lacrosse and baseball; Lawn tennis; Military sports in India. Over 500 photographs. - Sl foxing. - Fine

The Sports of the World Vol 1

by AFLALO, F.G. (ed.)
ID No.: 20
AU$65.00

Cassell & Co. London, n.d. (C1900) 4to, Illust, 416pp, Original blue cloth cover,   Much on fishing including chapters on tarpon off Florida, Barbel Fishing in UK, Grayling fishing on the Kennet, Pike and Perch fishing,  sea fishing in Turkey, black bass fishing in America. Of special interest is chapter devoted to sea fishing in Australia. Over 250 photographs. Previous owners signature. Sl fox. Browning on fep. - Good

Angling in Australia and Elsewhere.

by 
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  

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