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Art of Angling, confirmed by actual experience; With Several Recent Discoveries: to which is added Nobbs's Complete Troller; also Prognostics of the Weather, with and without the barometer

By: Best, Thomas

Price: $71.25

Publisher: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, London: 1822

Edition: 11th Edition Revised

Seller ID: 57qe

Condition: Very Good


260 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The front pastedown has a previous owner signature (William Muir) dated March 1831. His ex-libris plate is also affixed. The frontispage has a faint signature from another Muir (child of William?). This edition has noted that it is "carefully revised, corrected, and re-arranged". Simple boards. The spine has a small handwritten title-label. The boards have wear about all edges, corners, seams. The boards are scuffed, rubbed, marked by handling and shelving. The contents are in excellent condition - especially taking the age of the book ... View more info

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Tight Line Tips for Anglers

By: Brill, W G

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Automatic Printing Press, Johannesburg: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: bkih

Condition: Good


62 pages (complete). Signed by W G Brill on the reverse-frontispage (dated: 27-7-1966). A contented book. The dustjacket is worn, scuffed and marked. It is yet atmospheric and comfortably secure. The boards are neat. Within, there are a number of "withdrawn" stamps. The contents are tight, assured, clean, clear, placid. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for The Art of Angling - In Two Parts : 1. Containing an Account of Fish, and Fish-Ponds: A new Art of Fly-making : The new Laws that concern Angling : The secret Ways of catching Fish by Ointments, Pastes, and other Arts : Directions how to procure Baits, and for making all Sorts of Fish-Tackle, with the surest Method of finding Sport, &c. II. Of the great Whale, and Whale fishery; the devouring Shark; the amphibious Turtle; the luscious Turbot and Sole; with Flying Fish, Sea-Devil and other extraordinary Productions of the Sea.  Likewise a Natural History of the Inhabitants of the Salt Water; and the various Methods of Rock and Sea-Fishing.  Illustrated With One Hundred and Thirty-five Cuts exactly describing the different Kinds of Fish that are found in the fresh or salt Waters.  The Whole forming A Sportsman's Magazine; And comprizing all that is curious and angling in The Art of Angling

The Art of Angling - In Two Parts : 1. Containing an Account of Fish, and Fish-Ponds: A new Art of Fly-making : The new Laws that concern Angling : The secret Ways of catching Fish by Ointments, Pastes, and other Arts : Directions how to procure Baits, and for making all Sorts of Fish-Tackle, with the surest Method of finding Sport, &c. II. Of the great Whale, and Whale fishery; the devouring Shark; the amphibious Turtle; the luscious Turbot and Sole; with Flying Fish, Sea-Devil and other extraordinary Productions of the Sea. Likewise a Natural History of the Inhabitants of the Salt Water; and the various Methods of Rock and Sea-Fishing. Illustrated With One Hundred and Thirty-five Cuts exactly describing the different Kinds of Fish that are found in the fresh or salt Waters. The Whole forming A Sportsman's Magazine; And comprizing all that is curious and angling in The Art of Angling

By: Brookes, R

Price: $104.50

Publisher: T Lowndes, London: 1781

Edition: 5th edition

Seller ID: 70li

Condition: Very Good


303 pages (complete). An amiably owned copy. Pocket sized. Full leather. Frequently signed by a previous owner (William Henry Cooke, December 25 1840 Tullamore, and one other from Digby Cooke (1809)). There are other doodles and scribbles fore and aft. The leathered boards are tidy, healthy. They have some shelving wear about the edges and seams. Spine has stamped gilt titling, stamped decoration, four sets of ridges. Very clubbable. The contents, aside from that described for the early and late pages, are genial, contented, most pleasing. There are some light age-related tanning str... View more info

Image for Art of Angling in two parts; 1: An Account of Fish and Ponds - The Method of Fly-making - The Laws that concern Angling - The secret Manner of catching Fish by Ointments, Pastes and other Arts - Directions both how to procure Baits and for making Fishing-Tackle, with the surest way to find Sport.  II: The various Modes of Rock andn Sea Fishing, with an Account of the Cod and Whale Fisheries - Likewise a Natural History of those extraordinary Productions of the Ocean; the Hermit, the Flying Fish, the Sea Devil, the Turtle, the Shark, the Whale &c, &c.  With One hundred and Thirty-five Cuts the whole forming A Sportsman's Magazine Comprising all that is curious and valuable in the Art of Angling

Art of Angling in two parts; 1: An Account of Fish and Ponds - The Method of Fly-making - The Laws that concern Angling - The secret Manner of catching Fish by Ointments, Pastes and other Arts - Directions both how to procure Baits and for making Fishing-Tackle, with the surest way to find Sport. II: The various Modes of Rock andn Sea Fishing, with an Account of the Cod and Whale Fisheries - Likewise a Natural History of those extraordinary Productions of the Ocean; the Hermit, the Flying Fish, the Sea Devil, the Turtle, the Shark, the Whale &c, &c. With One hundred and Thirty-five Cuts the whole forming A Sportsman's Magazine Comprising all that is curious and valuable in the Art of Angling

By: Brookes, R

Price: $85.50

Publisher: W Lowndes, London: 1799

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 65op

Condition: Good


268 pages plus advertising pages (complete). Half leather. At some stage the book has been rebound with consequent newer end papers and page trimming. Linen boards with mud-brown leatherings. The corners and spine are healthy and smart. The boards have some very mild wear to the edges from shelving. They are comfortable. The new binding is not wholly secure against the contents. The first page (pastoral illustration of flies) has some consequent wear about the binding edge. It is secure, the illustration full. Despite this the book is tight and sure. The contents are aged. There ar... View more info

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Fly Fishing (Haddon Hall Library)

By: Grey, Sir Edward; Marquess of Granby and Dewar, George E (eds)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: J M Dent & Co., London: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54qe

Condition: Good


276 pages (complete). An amiable copy of this sought after book by one of the greatest of British diplomats (although this was unroll after the publication of the book). Lord Granby, who became the 8th Duke of Rutland, was the father of the unforgettable Diana Cooper. Green boards with pressed gilt decoration and titling. The boards have wear about all edges, corners and seams. The boards have some scuffing, marks from storage/ shelving and handling. They are however, pastoral and pleasing. The frontispage has a previous owner name and address. The contents are gently aged and aging. ... View more info

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An Angler's Hours

By: Sheringham, H T

Price: $90.25

Publisher: Macmillan and Co., London and New York: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55qe

Condition: Very Good


264 pages (complete). A comfortable copy of this book by the former editor of the 'The Field'. The boards have wear about the edges and corners, some scuffing. The spine is a little dulled. Otherwise, the boards are secure and sure and amiable. Within, there are previous owners' signatures on the front pastedown and the frontispage. The very early and late pages have foxing. Otherwise, the pages are very clean and clear, genial, companionable, convivial, certain, generous. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info