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Recollections

By: Abraham Lansing (edited by Charles E. Fitch)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Privately printed by the de Vinne Press: 1909

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller ID: 3212


1 of only 300 copies. Gilt ruled olive cloth boards. Gilt particulars to spine. Top edge gilt, others deckled. Contents page and page opposite list of illustrations bound in upside down. A very nice tight, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 266 pages View more info

Sparse Grey Hackle. Deluxe, limited edition of only 48 copies with manuscript page and signatures of contributors.

By: Alfred W. Miller, Austin M. Francis (ed.)

Price: $850.00

Publisher: New York, The Anglers' Club of New York: 1993

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 3083


Number 48 of only 48 signed deluxe copies containing a leaf of original manuscript tipped in to rear of book. Grey cloth clamshell case with gilt title to grey morocco label to spine. Full blue morocco. Gilt Anglers' Club logo to front cover. Gilt title to grey morocco label to spine. Signatures of Austin Francis, Patricia Miller Sherwood, Nick Lyons and Thomas Taylor to limitation page. An as-new copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9&#... View more info

A Treatyse of Fysshynge Wyth an Angle by Dame Juliana Berners: Being a facsimile reproduction of the first book on the subject of fishing printed in England by Wynkyn de Worde at Westminster in 1496.

By: Dame Juliana Berners (Wynkyn de Worde)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock: c. 1881

Seller ID: 2973


Paper covered boards. Chip to front cover. Gilt title to black morocco label to spine. Loss to head of label. Small bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Deckle edges. A nice clean copy. ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

American Dry Flies and How to Tie Them

By: Edgar Burke

Price: $410.00

Publisher: New York, The Angler's Club of New York & The Derrydale Press: 1931

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 3150


1 of only 500 copies. Protected by original glassine wrapping, which suffers a loss to the rear cover and closed tears to the head and tail of the spine. Blue paper boards with title and Angler's Club of New York logo printed to front cover. Spine only slightly faded. A very nice, clean jacket-protected copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; [25] pages View more info

Book of the Black Bass comprising its complete scientific and life history together with a practical treatise on angling and fly fishing and a full description of tools, tackle and implements

By: James A. Henshall

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Robert Clarke & Co.: 1881

Seller ID: 3233


Green cloth boards with gilt bass motif to front cover. Gilt particulars and fisherman decoration to spine. Light wear to head and tail of spine. Corners bumped. Brown painted endpapers. Name of previous owner dated 1882 penciled to front free fly. Accession stamp to bottom of title page of J. Clark Salyer II, who served as chief of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Division of Wildlife Refuges from 1934 to 1961, and for whom the J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refu... View more info

Joe and Me. An education in fishing and friendship.

By: James Prosek

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1997

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3110


22 of only 50 copies. Bright red ruled Nigerian goatskin over silk. Gilt title and author to morocco spine labels. Matching red cloth slipcase with gilt title and author to red morocco label. Foldout original watercolor of Colorado River Cutthroat Trout by author to front of book. Limitation page signed by author and binder. Inscription from subject of book to limitations page reads: "To ... who cares about all that we can learn from small streams. Best wishes and go... View more info

The Salmon Flies of Major John Popkin Traherne (1826-1901)

By: Paul Schmookler

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Millis, MA, The Complete Sportsman: 1993

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 3053


153 of only 300 copies. Tan linen slipcase. Quarter ruled brown morocco over marbled paper boards. All edges gilt. Numbered and signed by Schmookler twice in green ink, once on limitations page and once on title page with photographer Ingrid Sils' signature also in green ink. A handsome, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Photographs; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; xii,124 pages; Signed by Author & Illustrator View more info

Silver Swimmer

By: Richard Buck

Price: $355.00

Publisher: New York, Lyons & Burford, Publishers: 1993

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3138


30 of only 55 copies. Signed by author to limitation page. Full green goatskin with silver fish motif to front cover. Silver title to spine. Page of original manuscript tipped in to rear of book. Housed in grey cloth clamshell case with particulars to morocco label to spine. A nearly new copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xvi, 416, [i] pages; Signed by Author View more info

A Concise Treatise On The Art Of Angling. Confirmed By Actual Experience, And Minute Observations, Exempt From Redundancies, And Superfluities, Which Tend More To Perplex, Than Instruct, With The Proper Methods For Breeding And Feeding Fish, And Of Making Fish-ponds, Stews, &c, With Several Arcana Never Before Made Public. To Which Is Added The Compleat Fly-fisher, The Game Laws Relative To Angling, And Prognostics Of The Weather, Independent Of The Barometer

By: Thomas Best

Price: $220.00

Publisher: London, C. Stalker: 1789

Edition: 2nd enlarged & corrected Edition

Seller ID: 3052


Nineteenth century Mandarin-red paper-covered boards. Paper label to spine. Hinges weak & worn but firmly attached. Bookplate of Henry A. Sherwin (of Sherwin Williams) to front pastedown. Moisture mark to initial 3 & last 3 leaves' lower gutter; strengthening to fore-edge corners of frontis not affecting image. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; [170],[ii] pages View more info

The Chronicle of The 'Compleat Angler' of Izaac Walton and Charles Cotton. Being a bibliographical record of its various phases and mutations.

By: Thomas Westwood

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, W. Satchell: 1883

Seller ID: 3152


Quarter ruled brown morocco over brown cloth. Gilt title to spine. Top edge gilt. Fore edge corners bumped. Marbled endpapers. Deckle edges. Rumored to be 1 of only 100 copies after 400 were destroyed in a fire. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxii, 86, iv pages View more info

Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed, with a short account of the natural history and habits of the salmon, instructions to sportsmen, anecdotes, etc. (Abel Chapman's annotated copy)

By: William Scrope (Edited by The Right Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1898

Edition: second

Seller ID: 3109


Half vellum over marbled boards with ruled brown morocco label to spine. In custom green cloth clamshell case with red ruled gilt particulars to spine as well as gilt-stamped notation "Abel Chapman's annotated copy." Lightly deckled edges; top edge gilt. Bookplate of noted naturalist Abel Chapman to front pastedown. Chapman's occasional notations penciled throughout text. E.g., page 17 where he comments on the author's salmon events occurring in June: " 'June... View more info