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New and Excellent Experiments and Secrets in the Art of Angling: Being Directions for the Whole Art by Woolley, Hannah

London. The first two leaves are supplied in manuscript and the last title . lacks the last leaf of the index. ** The angling title is complete, . the book has been professionally respined matching the original binding.. 1683. Third Edition. Hardcover. 24...

From HJHurley

$1,250.00


THE WHOLE ART OF FISHING, being A Collection and Improvement of all that has been written upon this Subject: with many New Experiments. Showing the Different Ways of Angling, and the best Methods of taking Fresh-water Fish. by ANONYMOUS.:

London, printed for E. Curll, 1714.. To which is added The Laws of Angling. FIRST EDITION 1714, 8vo, approximately 180 x 110 mm, 7 x 4¼ inches, engraved frontispiece by Hulsbergh of men fishing with Windsor Castle in the background, with tissue guard, ...

From Roger Middleton

£895.00


A Bibliography of "The Complete Angler" of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton (the printer's copy) by Wood, Arnold; DeVinne Press Office Copy

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. First Edition, Limited to 120 copies. Very Good condition but for moderate cover soil and mild offset to the front endpapers. SEE PHOTOS. Finely printed by The De Vinne Press. This copy bears the De Vinne P...

From About Books

$1,195.00


The Art Of Angling, Rock And Sea-fishing: With The Natural History Of River, Pond, And Sea-fish, Illustrated With 133 Cutts by Brookes, R

London: John Watts, 1740. 1st. Hardcover. Fine Condition. Illustrated throughout with charming textual engravings of fish. Bound in full brown contemporary calf skillfully rebacked with rules stamped in gilt and with a black leather spine label stamped...

From James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A.)

$1,080.00


The Sidney Spencer Omnibus: Salmon and Seatrout in Wild Places, and Newly From the Sea by Sidney Spencer

The Flyfisher's Classic Library, 2004. Leather Bound. Fine/Near Fine. LIMITED DELUXE EDITION 2004. Edition of only 20 copies, this is copy 108. Book is in Fine condition with no noted flaws. Outer box is Near Fine, with a small bump to back bottom e...

From Lake Country Books and More

$1,079.67


A Book on Angling; being a complete treatise on the Art of Angling in Every Branch with explanatory plates, etc by Francis Francis

The Flyfisher's Classic Library, 1996. Fifth. Leather Bound. Fine/Near Fine. LIMITED DELUXE EDITION 1996. Edition of only 65 copies, this is copy 17. Book is in Fine condition with no noted flaws. Outer box is also Fine. Includes a fly hand-tied by ...

From Lake Country Books and More

$1,079.67


NEW AND EXCELLENT EXPERIMENTS AND SECRETS IN THE ART OF ANGLING, BEING DIRECTIONS FOR THE WHOLE ART. by [ WOOLEY, Hannah? ]:

London, (no imprint), printed in the year 1675.. This is the angling section extracted from "The Accomplisht-Ladys Delight", 1675, attributed to Hannah Wooley, the original engraved portrait frontispiece and general title page to the "Accomplisht Ladys D...

From Roger Middleton

£775.00


THE ANGLER'S VADE MECUM: Or, a Compendious, yet full, Discourse of Angling: discovering the aptest methods and ways, exactest rules, properest baits, and choicest experiments for the catching of all manner of fresh water fish. by CHETHAM, James.:

London, printed for T. Bassett and W. Brown, 1689.. Together with a brief discourse of fish-ponds, and not only the easiest, but most palatable ways of dressing all sorts of fish, whether belonging to rivers or ponds; and the laws concerning angling, and...

From Roger Middleton

£795.00


Summer on the Test (Illustrated By Normal Wilkinson) by Hills, Major John (Jack)

London, [1924]: P. Allen. Limited Edition. Quatro. 198p. An uncut and unopened copy signed by the author and limited to 300 copies, the present copy is number 13. Clean throughout with all 12 dry-points beautifully done by Norman Wilkinson present with t...

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB

$1,050.00


TALES OF THE ANGLER'S ELDORADO NEW ZEALAND (INSCRIBED COPY) by Grey, Zane

New York: Harper & Brothers. Very Good+. 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean blue cloth with bright gilt titles on spine & front cover. Pictorial endpapers & frontispiece. (x) 228pp. With over 100 illustrations from photographs taken by th...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$1,000.00


Oppiani poëtæ Cilicis de venatione lib. IIII. De piscatv lib. V. by OPPIAN, of Anazarbus (Cilicia)

1597 Poetry of Oppian Greco-Roman FISHING & Hunting Commodus Greek Plantin RARE Oppian of Anazarbus, or simply Oppian, was a 2nd-century Greek poet who is only remembered for his Greek poems on fishing and hunting. Of his surviving works, his poem on fis...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


The log of the "Laura" in polar seas a hunting cruise from Tromsö, Norway to Spitsbergen, the polar ice off east Greenland and the island of Jan Mayen in the summer of 1906, kept by Bettie Fleischmann Holmes. by HOLMES, Bettie Fleischmann

1907 1ed Fleischmann SIGNED Norway HUNTING Polar Arctic Voyage Meteorology MAP In 1906, the famed Fleischmann family took a hunting expedition to the Arctic Seas. Known for their manufacturing of baking products, yeasts, and breads, Max Fleischmann and h...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


Etchings of a whaling cruise with notes of a sojourn on the island of Zanzibar. To which is appended a brief history of the whale fishery ... by BROWNE, J Ross

1846 1st ed Etching of Whaling Cruise Fishing Africa Browne Melville Moby DickFirst edition of the inspiration for 'Moby Dick'!J Ross Browne was a 19th-century fisherman and whaler who, in 1842, joined an African whaling crew and began writing about his a...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


Harper’s Weekly: Journal of Civilization by HARPER

1881 1st ed Harper's Weekly President Garfield & Alexander II Assassination HUGE Harper's Weekly was an early American magazine published by Harper. Beginning in 1857, it was a primary source of news, fiction stories, humor, satire, and a number of other...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


IN PRAISE OF WILD TROUT by LYONS NICK (EDITOR):

THE LYONS PRESS, 1998. FIRST EDITION, DE LUXE EDITION OF ONLY 25 NUMBERED COPIES, THIS BEING NUMBER 17. SIGNED BY THE EDITOR, PUBLISHER AND ALL THE CONTRIBUTORS. ILLUSTRATIONS BY ALLAN JAMES ROBINSON. BOUND IN NIGERIAN GOATSKIN WITH FABRIANO ENDPAPERS, O...

From Hawkridge Books

£650.00


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