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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         

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.   

 

 

                

 

 

 

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.

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.

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.

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. (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

The Encyclopedia of Sport -Vol 1 and 2

by AFLALO, F.G. and Others (ed.)
ID No.: 22
AU$40.00

Lawrence and Bullen London, 1897-98, 4to Illust. Part X only, in original wrappers as issued,  569-632pp covering H to L,. Includes Kangaroos by Henry Francis. Mainly hunting - Very Good.

The Encyclopedia of Sport - Vol 1 and 2

by AFLALO, F.G. and Others (ed.)
ID No.: 21
AU$100.00

Lawrence and Bullen Ltd  London, 1897-98 1st. Edn in 2 vols, 4to,  Illust with 40 full page plates by Archibald Thorburn plus text illustrations, 632pp and 655pp.  Interesting set with some angling content. – Could be Ex lib although no markings. lacking frontis in Vol1 & one plate in Vol2.  Original brown cloth rebacked.   Corners bumped and cover has some rubbing. -Good.

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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