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Category: All Categories: Outdoor Recreation: Fishing: Rare Books
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The American Angler's Guide; or, Complete Fisher's Manual for the United States
Publisher: H. Long & Brother, 1850 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall "Containing the opinions and practices of experienced anglers of both hemispheres; with the various modes adopted in ocean, river, lake and pond fishing; the usual tackle and baits required; instructions in the art of making artificial flies; methods of making fishponds, transportation of fish, etc., etc., etc. Fourth edition, revised, corrected and greatly improved, with the addition of a second part, containing over one hundred pages of useful, and instructive information, handsomely illustrated with twenty engravings of the principal angle fish of America, and embellished with numerous engravings on steel, stone, and wood, by the best artists." 333 pages. Book is in GOOD or better condition. No dust jacket.

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Fishing in Maine
Publisher: State of Maine Publicity Bureau, Portland, ME.
22nd Edition Paperback. Condition: Good-/None "Staplebound pictorial softcover with green titling and green illustration of a hooked fish, (trout?). Cover is creased vertically. Heel of spine was bent. Owner hand-dated title page in pencil, 1960, otherwise unmarked. A couple pages toned with age. 8vo." "BOOK INFO: With ads throughout, an index of ads and return mail cards. Good fishing in the Pine Tree State; The One that Didn't Get Away Club; Record fish caught; Fishing licenses at the time; Fish species including Brown Trout, Landlocked Salmon, Togue, Brook Trout, Black Bass, and White Perch, cousin of the black bass and the easiest fish in the state to catch, but mysteriously dark colored; Fishing season and equipment.". Language: English. Pages: 36

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behnke, robert j  
trout and salmon of north america

Publisher: free press.
nf/nf beautiful book high illustrated, definitive text this books brings together all the experts in one important. a must for your shelves. 22and much more different trouts illustrated and explained. All the salmon groups illustrated and referenced. 359pp

Appr.: | AUD 94.59 CAD 93.33 EUR 66.04 GBP 55.38 JPY 7,000.00 MXN 1,166.67 ZAR 1,000.00 

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Fearing, Daniel B., compiler.  
Check List of Books on Angling, Fish, Fisheries, Fish-Culture, etc. in the Library of Daniel B. Fearing.

Publisher: New York, 1901; reprint Martino 1995.
8vo; 138 p.; 22 cm. With only 25 privately printed copies of this work originally published, it has the distinction of being the scarcest of all reference works in the field. Lists over 2000 angling and fishing books. Stock# 34,863x. Fine, binder's blue cloth.

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Fisher, Paul , Illustrated by: Topham, Beckwitgh  
The Angler's Souvenir
Publisher: H. G. Bohn, 1845 London.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Originally published in 1835, Fisher writes of his experiences as an angler in Scotland, England and Ireland. He also comments on angling for various game fishes. This is a fascinating look at the sport of angling in the first half of the 19th Century. The engraved illustrations and page decorations show detailed fishing scenes, fish, equipment, flies, etc., of 175 years ago. 192 pages. Book is in GOOD condition; expected wear to cover but no major flaws. No dust jacket.

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Holbrook, Arthur Tenney.  
Publisher: Winneboujou Club [Brule, WI]. 1983 {Nov}..
2nd edition. 204pp. 8vo. Semi-glossy wraps with black-lettered front cover & spine. 'A Sketchy Chart of the Rivier du Bois Brul‚ From The Old St. Croix Portage Trail To The Co-op Park' between one page of the flyleaves & one page of the free endpaper. This 2nd edition was issued with permission of the Holbrook family under the auspices of the Winneboujou Club, and limited to 250 copies. It was printed by the Miller Printing Co. of St. Paul MN. The first edition was 'Privately Printed for the Author by the Plimpton Press, Norwood, Mass. 1949, ' which has been retained on the title page. Except for the softcover binding, it is a replica of the 1st edition designed by William Dana Orcutt with a frontispiece portrait of the author & 7 other half-tone plates. A few faint speckles of foxing & 2 small stains on the front cover o/w Fine (No defects). See PHOTO.

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Lamb, Jack  
How to Catch Ol' John Bass
Publisher: Jack Lamb, 1937.
Book. Book condition: Good. Trade paperback Signed by Author(s) 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall SIGNED by author. This is a RARE title that is very difficult to find! "While this work deals specifically with means and methods of outwitting the black bass, there is a considerable similarity in the application of artificial bait fishing for all game fish. In addition to catching an aggregate of 50, 000 black bass, the author has caught innumerable fish of other species on the same kind of tackle, both in salt water and in fresh water. Practically all American waters contain some species of game fish, and the underlying fundamentals and prime factors of artificial bait fishing as set out herein apply to all of them. Slightly different tactics are naturally necessary in different waters, but once the rudiments are learned, it will be found that game fish everywhere are closely related in their habits and actions, and all succumb to the artificial lure..." Lamb writes in extraordinary detail about strategies for different waters, weather, etc., but with an folksy manner. Illustrated in black-and-white. 190 pages. Book is in GOOD condition; some aging and tanning of pages, as expected of a book of this age and genre, but otherwise in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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Landeen, Dan  
Steelhead Fly Fishing Nez Perce Country, Snake River Tributaries

Publisher: Frank Amato Publications, Portland, Oregon.
Deluxe Signed Edition, #47 of 100 Copies. FINE in FINE unclipped dust jacket.Gold stamped black binding. A superbly produced and illustrated history of flyfishing and fishermen of the Snake River system since the 1930's. Interviews,profiles, techniques, and ties. In protective mylar jacket. 2006

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leeson, ted & jim schollmeyer  
benchside introduction to fly tying

Publisher: amato.
nf/2001 ist edition signed by both authors. quality hb lost and lots of illustration. hardback with spiral insides designed in a most convenient way to study photos and read text. 157188369x

Appr.: | AUD 54.05 CAD 53.33 EUR 37.74 GBP 31.65 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 666.67 ZAR 571.43 

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Sage, Dean, 1841-1902  
A Catalogue of the Collection of Books on Angling Belonging to Mr. Dean Sage of Albany, N. Y.

Publisher: NY, 1896; reprint Martino [1995].
8vo; xi, 245 p., 22 cm. Provides collation, description and considerable annotation for 2000 titles. Stock# 37,650x. Fine, binder's cloth.

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Scott, Genio C.  
Fishing In Ameican Waters
Publisher: The American News Company, 1875 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall A new edition, containing parts six and seven, on Southern and miscellaneous fishes. "..I have endeavored to portray the recreations of the angler in America, with his implements and his game; adding a small tribute to the temperate and industrious class of men who follow for a livelihood the hazardous business of fishing on the braod seas. An outline of the progress of fish-culture in Europe and America is also given, with pencil sketches illustrative of the art of hatching and rearing fishes, including stairs and fish-passes for enabling fishes to surmount mill-dams and falls. The fishes of our coast and estuaries, and the peculiar methods adopted for their capture, form not only a sealed book to Europeans, but to those anglers in America also who confine their recreations to fresh-water attractions. Each game fish affords a distinct interest, with peculiarities worth studying. My sketches may lack artistic finish, but possess the merit of correct outline; and in the words of Raphael, 'The outline is the picture.' The reader may be assured that fishing, whether for recreation or gain, entices its votaries to unexplored sources of revenue and pleasure.." Over 200 illustrations. xiv + 539 pages with index. Book is in GOOD condition; some wear to the cover. No dust jacket.

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Taylor, Samuel  
Angling In All Its Branches, Reduced to a Complete Science
Publisher: T. N. Longman and O. Rees, 1800 London.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall "Being the result of more than forty years real practice and strict observation throughout the kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland. In Three Parts. First, describing (among other things) the Counties of England, Wales, and Scotland, in alphabetical order, the Rivers and other Waters which they contain; their rise, progress and curiosities; together with those of Ire3land; the Fish they produce, and the parts best adapted for Angling; interspersed with curious and entertaining incidents and practical remarks never before made public. Secondly, a full description of the different kinds of Fish taken by Angling, &c. their natures, hauntes, seasons, spawning-times, baits, biting-times; and how to angle for each; with many curious useful, and pleasing observations. Thirdly, a list of Artificial Flies (the completest collection everyet known), which will take Fish in all Waters in each of the above Countries; the materials, and how to make each as described; the most skillful way of throwing the line, and of managing it, when in the water; Night Fly-fishing; Natural Fly-fishing, &c.." 298 pages. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition. Leather over boards. No dust jacket. NOTE: This is an original edition published in 1800; it is NOT a recent reprint or print-on-demand copy!

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Van Dyke, Henry.  
FISHERMAN'S LUCK And Some Other Uncertain Things.
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons [New York]. 1900 {February}. (1899)..
5th printing. 247pp. 8vo. Very light green cloth with a design signed by the author ('HVD') of gilt fish swimming among water lilies rendered in olive green & gilt. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece with tissue guard + 12 other b/w plates on coated paper with photographs & illustrations by various artists including 3 by Albert E. Sterner. Front hinge starting, but holding well; covers have a few light spots of soiling; spine faded with blue horizontal lines (caused unknown), but the gilt is still fairly bright; bottom edge of pages have scattered spots; a previous owner's signature in ink dated 1900 on the front free endpaper o/w Very Good, i.e. some signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket. SEE SCAN.

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Westwood, Thomas, 1814?-1888, & T.[Thomas] Satchell, d.1886  
Bibliotheca Piscatoria. A Catalogue of Books on Angling, the Fisheries, and Fish Culture

Publisher: London, Satchell, 1883, with R. B. Marstons supplement, London, Satchell, 1901; reprint Martino, 1999.
Octavo; xxiv, 398, 22 p.; 23 cm. binders cloth; new from the publisher. Besterman 2206. Describes nearly 5250 books on angling and fishing, with many annotations. Stock# 34,893x. Fish culture; fishing; ichthyology Bibliography

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Wilson, Mames  
The Rod and the Gun, Being Two Treatises on Angling and Shooting
Publisher: Adam and Charles Black, 1840 Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Leather-bound 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Wilson discusses the latest methods (ca. 1840) of hunting and fishing for the sportsman. This is a nice edition with a half-leather binding and marbled papers on the cover and endpapers. Nice, engraved illustrations. xvi + 439 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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