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Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity
NY, U.S.A.: Yale University Press, 2012. 1st Edition
Sealed copy. Color and b/w illustrated.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 30781                         Order / Enquire

Adams, Joseph
Fifty Years Angling in England, Scotland, the Hebrides, Ireland, Holland, Switzerland and Canada. With Practical Hints on Angling Methods
London: Hutchinson, 1938. 
Hardcover. 328 pp. + ads. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Spine rubbed, with some flaking to white spine lettering; else a nice clean, bright copy.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26405                         Order / Enquire

Aflalo, F. G.
Sea-Fish: 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 Fishes in Continental Australian Waters
London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1898. 
Hardcover. xii,256 pp. + ads. Illustrated with numerous b/w plates of fish (the art, not the dish), and numerous line drawings and some photographs in text. Extremities rubbed, but else a nice tight, clean & bright copy; actually VG+.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26390                         Order / Enquire

Alexander, Colonel Sir James Edward
Salmon-Fishing in Canada. By a Resident. Edited By Colonel Sir James Edward Alexander
London: Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1860. 
Hardcover. Rebound in deep blue cloth with spine lettering gilt and s[pine ruled in gilt; new endpapers. xiv, 350 pp. + 24 pp. catalogue. Illustrated with 2 engraved plates; map; engraved title-page vignette; line drawings in text; engraved tailpieces, and initial letter vignettes at head of each chapter. The vignettes and most of the tailpieces are quite drole fishing cartoons. Ink annotations (in what looks like a contemporary hand) to prelims & rear matter (mostly on blank pages), and occasional ink annotation on lower margins and the end of chapters; otherwise, interior shows only few of the usual marginal stains in a book of this age; a nice tight copy. Rare!
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26414                         Order / Enquire

Blake, W. H.
In a Fishing Country
Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1922. 
Hardcover. 263 pp. Spine slightly rolled and age-darkened; binding cracked but firm; still an otherwise bright copy with clean interior.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26397                         Order / Enquire

Calderwood, W. L.
The Salmon Rivers and Lochs of Scotland
London: Edward Arnold, 1921. 
Hardcover. ix, 438 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs and 18 maps. Ink name & date on front free endpaper; slight age-darkening to spine, with faded publisher's imprint at foot and touch of fraying to head at spine edge; hinge started under front endpaper, but firm; else a nice tight copy with almost fresh interior; actually VG+.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26401                         Order / Enquire

Clarke, George Frederick
Six Salmon Rivers and Another
London / Fredericton, NB: Herbert Jenkins / Brunswick Press, 1960. 
Hardcover in complete dj. 190 pp. Illustrated with b/w photogrpahs; map endpapers. Faint foxing to fore-edge; dj rubbed.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26378                         Order / Enquire

Conly George (Limavady, Conly George)
Reflections and Ripples: Reminiscences of the Roe Valley
UK: Conly George Limavady, 1983. 
Stapled wraps. 80 pp. Illustrated with b/w & colour photogaphs. Ink name on rear free endpaper, and old ink price on rear wrapper panel; small abrasion to front wrapper panel, not affecting cover illustration or text.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26803                         Order / Enquire

Cornwallis-West, G.
Edwardians Go Fishing. Or Many Days on Many Waters
London: Putnam, 1932. 
Hardcover. 218 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Ink inscription on front free endpaper; else a nice, tight, bright & clean copy, slightly bumped at head of spine.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26393                         Order / Enquire

Crossman, E. J.
Quetico Fishes
Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 1976. 
86 pp. Illustrated in b/w with drawings, paintings and maps.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 27728                         Order / Enquire

Daniel, the Rev. Wm. B.
Rural Sports; Supplement to the Rural Sports. 3 Vols.
London: Bunny & Gold; B. & R. Crosby, 1802. 
Hardcover. 1802-1813. Contemporary custom binding in deep green full morocco with gilt decorations; raised bands; spine lettering and decorations gilt; all edges gilt. 3 vols. (x), 383, (4); (vi), 520, (4); (xviii), 507, (24). Illustrated with engraved plates. Vols. 1 & 2 are published by Bunny & Gold, with 1802 imprint on title-page of v.2, and preface dated November, 1801 in v.1. The Supplement (v.3) is published by B. & R. Crosby with 1813 imprint. Vol. 1 contains 20 plates plus frontispiece and engraved title-page; vol. 2 contains 45 plates, two of them folding, plus frontispiece and engraved title-page; vol. 3 contains 4 plates, one in colour, plus frontispiece. Small bookplate on front pastedowns; leather scuffed on extremities, with lighter scuffing to spines; v.3 repaired at head of spine, spine edge & corners; leather otherwise rubbed, with a bit of wear to some corners; spines darkened to brown, with slightly faded gilt; foxing & light staining to prelims, and light foxing to plates; but interior very clean & bright with wonderfully bright plates for the most part (even when lightly foxed). Despite the defects, this uniformly bound set still has a very impressive appearance. Over half of v.2 (376 pp.) is devoted to fishing, and so is much of the supplement (393 pp.).
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26403                         Order / Enquire

Grand, Gordon
The Banshee Shadow Flies
: Privately Printed, 1941. 
Stapled wraps in original glassene. Approx. 24 pp. A reprint of one of Gordon Grand's renownmed fishing stories. Glassene slightly torn & chipped at foot of spine.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26399                         Order / Enquire

Gregg, William H.; Gardner, Capt. John
Where, When, and How to Catch Fish on the East Coast of Florida
Buffalo & NY: Matthews-Northrup Works, 1902. 
Hardcover. Red cloth with fish and schooner yacht cover vignettes in gilt, title lettering gilt, ruled in gilt; spine lettering gilt. 268 pp. Illustrated with 100 engravings in text and 12 colourplartes of fishes. Large folding colour map at rear. Slight rubbing to spine tips; hinges started; else a nice clean, bright copy.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26379                         Order / Enquire

Grey, Sir Edward
Fly Fishing
London: J. M. Dent, 1920. Later Printing
Hardcover. 276 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates and headpieces & tailpieces; frontispiece in colour. A bit of soiling to cloth, and age-darkening to spine; endpaper leaf partially split over rear hinge.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26389                         Order / Enquire

Grey, Zane
Tales of Swordfish and Tuna
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1927. 
Hardcover in complete dj. Stated First Edition, but probably 1st UK edition. 203 pp. With 90 illustrations from photographs taken by the author and from drawings by Frank E. Phares. Nick to spine head; hinge partially started under front endpaper, but firm; dj spine darkened and slightly soiled, with very shallow chip to spine head; a couple of very small shallow chips and darkened borders to rear panel. An otherwise very nice bright copy under the dj, with especially sparkling gilt title-lettering and swordfish cover vignette.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26412                         Order / Enquire

Grimble, Augustus
The Salmon Rivers of Scotland
London: Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1902. First Thus
Hardcover. Half vellum and paper boards. xii, 400 pp. Illustrated with 67 b/w photographs and colour maps, including map forntispiece. This edition is the original 4 volumes condensed into one, omitting illustrations in text and 4 chapters concerning salmon problems. Small split to vellum on spine edge at foot; corners rubbed and top corners bumped; fading to publisher's spine imprint; free endpapers browned; occasional minor marginal stain, and stain to verso of one plate only, not affecting recto, but lightly offset to facing page; else a nice clean bright Near Fine interior, and a nice tight impressive copy altogether. Scarce.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26423                         Order / Enquire

Hansard, George Agar
Trout and Salmon Fishing in Wales
London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, 1834. 
Hardcover. Green cloth with paper spine label. xix, 223 pp. + 32 pp. catalogue. Title-page vignette. Glossary of Welsh terms at rear. Ink name on front pastedown and front free endpaper; corners bumped, with slight wear; cloth rubbed; touch of fraying to spine foot, and spine label rubbed, with minor chip; foxing to prelims & rear matter; else a nice tight copy showing only minor amount of the marginal stains usual to books of this age. The catalogue is dated October 1846.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26415                         Order / Enquire

Harris, William C. & Bean, Tarleton, H.
The Basses: fresh-Water and Marine
N. Y.: Frederick A. Stokes, 1905. 
Hardcover. Pictorial paper boards. xxv,238 pp. Illustrated with headpieces, tailpieces, sectional vignettes, colourplates and b/w plates by Louis Rhead. Edited by Louis Rhead. Some edge-chipping to paper, especially at spine edge; very minor soiling to endpapers; else a nice, tight copy with clean & bright interior.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26382                         Order / Enquire

Hedges, F. A. Mitchell
Battles with Giant Fish
London: Duckworth, 1924. 2nd Printing
Hardcover. 300 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Spine tips slightly rubbed, with a couple of spidery scratchews to rear cover; endpaper browned, and minor foxing to some rear pages; inteiror else clean & bright.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26388                         Order / Enquire

Hewitt, Edward R.
A Trout and Salmon Fisherman for Seventy-Five Years
N. Y.: Scribner's, 1950. 
Hardcover. 338 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs; line drawings in text. New, rewritten & expanded edition of the author's earlier "Secrets of the Salmon" and "Telling on the Trout". Ink name on front fre eendpaper; spine lettering faded.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26385                         Order / Enquire

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