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The Best Of ‘BB”. An Anthology

by  “B.B.” (WATKINS-PITCHFORD, Denys).
ID No.: 4585.
AU$30.00

Michael Joseph London. 1983, 8vo, Illust, 289pp. D/J. This anthology, produced to celebrate the authors 80th birthday, contains extracts from all of his adult books and a few extracts from his childrens books.  From stories of wild-fowling in the far north of Britian to night fishing for carp in dark Midland pools, from his famous books about the white goose to his stories of the fantastical Little Grey Men, there is something for everyone who loves the British countryside. The extracts are accompanied by illustrations by the author.  -Fine.    

Outdoors and Fishing

by Carter, Jeff (Ed)
ID No.: 1259
AU$20.00

Hudson Publishers Sydney, Single issues from 1948-1979, 4to, Soft cover, The Southern Hemispheres Journal of the Great Outdoors.  Jeff Carter Ed. Contents include articles on fishing, hunting and shooting, Canoeing, camping, bushcraft, caravanning, touring, and an editors mailbag. Contact seller for details on individual copies.

Carolina Sports by Land & Water

by ELLIOTT, William.
ID No.: 467
AU$40.00

Arno Press New York. An Abercrombie & Fitch Library 1967 facsimile reprint of the 1846 1st. edn,  12mo, 172pp.  D/J.  A collection of literary sketches that have been in print almost continuously since 1846.   Elliott was an eager sportsman, daring to the point of recklessness in the hair-raising pursuit of devilfish.  His wild love of devilfishing did not keep him from other field sports like hunting deer, bear, and wildcat.  He was also a keen bass fisherman. A collection of literary sketches that have been in print almost continuously since 1846. D/J is price clipped, has a small tear and  a small section of the front has water damage, - Very Good

Going Bush With Ian Gall,

by GALL, Ian.
ID No.: 2543
AU$30.00

Jacaranda Press    Brisbane 1971, oblong 4to Illust 120p D/J. A selection of 120 of natural history articles from the ‘Going Bush’ column in the Brisbane Courier Mail with sketches by the author.  In going bush the subjects vary from the Spangled Drongo to crocodiles, tortises and beche-de-mere. Several deal with fish.     " His vivid sketches and descriptions make delightful and informative reading, and should help to make us  all more aware of the urgent need for the preservation of wildlife”  …….Beryl Mansfield Government House. Brisbane.  -Fine  

Going Bush With Ian Gall,

by GALL, Ian.
ID No.: 545.
AU$25.00

Jacaranda Press    Brisbane, 1971, oblong 4to Illust 120pp, D/J. A selection of 120 of natural history articles from the ‘Going Bush’ column in the Brisbane Courier Mail wi,th sketches by the author.  In going bush the subjects vary from the Spangled Drongo to crocodiles, tortises and beche-de-mere. Several deal with fish.     " His vivid sketches and descriptions make delightful and informative reading, and should help to make us  all more aware of the urgent need for the preservation of wildlife”  …….Beryl Mansfield Government House. Brisbane.  -Very Good                                                                                                                                                  

Going Bush With Ian Gall,

by GALL, Ian.
ID No.: 1949
AU$25.00

Jacaranda Press    Brisbane 1971, oblong 4to Illust 120p D/J. A selection of 120 of natural history articles from the ‘Going Bush’ column in the Brisbane Courier Mail with sketches by the author.  In going bush the subjects vary from the Spangled Drongo to crocodiles, tortises and beche-de-mere. Several deal with fish.     " His vivid sketches and descriptions make delightful and informative reading, and should help to make us  all more aware of the urgent need for the preservation of wildlife”  …….Beryl Mansfield Government House. Brisbane. -Fine  

Greys Sporting Journal

by Grays
ID No.: 617
AU$100.00

Gray's Sporting Journal  Augusta, 95 to 100 Pages. 4to, Soft cover,  This is a magazine dedicated to the pursuit of outdoor recreation, with an emphasis on hunting and fishing. It is a consciously literary publication, using a "blind reader" to select articles, poems, and stories for publication. Each issue features a cover painting by a known American artist. Angling writers include Sparse Grey Hackle, Art Lee, Robert Traver, Lee Wulff, Charles Waterman, Margaret Murphy, Ted Williams, Nick Lyons, Art Flick, Rebecca Crawford, Paul Jorgensen, Dana Lamb and others.  

This set comprises  six issues of this Fine US sporting magazine including Vol 1 Issue 2 Spring 1976, Vol 1 Issue 4 Summer 1976, Vol 2 Issue 2 March 1977, Vol 3 Issue 2 March 1978, Vol 3 Issue 3 April 1978 and Vol 4 Issue 2 March 1979- Very Good to Fine. 

 

 

Days Afield

by McINTYRE, Thomas.
ID No.: 1167
AU$30.00

E P Dutton New York. 1984, 8vo. Illust. 205pp. D/J. Adventures,  journeys and discoveries in hunting and fishing for grayling, trout and lakers from the western and northern regions of North America to the swamps of Cuba and the plains of Africa.- Fine

A Treasury of Australian Wildlife

by McMICHAEL, D.F.
ID No.: 1174
AU$25.00

Ure Smith Sydney 1972, reprint, 8vo Illust 354p.  A collection of articles from Australian Natural History, the magazine of the Australian Museum. Contains articles by Dakin, Francois, Tillyard, Thompson and Endean  Also by Gilbert Whitley on flathead, giant perch and sharks. Previous owners name on fep.- Very Good   

The Wind on Your Cheek

by SCHALDACH, William J.
ID No.: 1448
AU$60.00

Wellfleet Press New York, 1972, 4to, Illust, 160pp, E/P. D/J,    More chips from the log of an artist sportsman.   Stories of hunting grouse and woodcock, and fly fishing for trout." The stories are based on the authors experiences or on tales told by his friends.  "Try to find a blend of artist, angler and author in anything like a reasonable balance, if you succeed you have a very rare specimen indeed. Mr Schaldach is that very rare specimen”….  Introduction by Arnold Gingrich.  D/J slightly soiled on edges.  - Fine  

The Best Of ‘BB”. An Anthology

by  “B.B.” (WATKINS-PITCHFORD, Denys).
ID No.: 4585.
AU$30.00

Michael Joseph London. 1983, 8vo, Illust, 289pp. D/J. This anthology, produced to celebrate the authors 80th birthday, contains extracts from all of his adult books and a few extracts from his childrens books.  From stories of wild-fowling in the far north of Britian to night fishing for carp in dark Midland pools, from his famous books about the white goose to his stories of the fantastical Little Grey Men, there is something for everyone who loves the British countryside. The extracts are accompanied by illustrations by the author.  -Fine.    

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