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D. J., (John Dennys): The Secrets Of Angling. Augmented with many approved experiments by W. Lauson. 1811, London, Printed for Robert Triphook, Only one hundred copies printed. 36pp., index, 19th century half green morocco, book plate of the Hon.John Wayland Leslie



Dale, J: Angling Days and An Angler's Books. 1898, cheaper edn. 160pp, frontis, adverts, original red cloth binding. Spine little faded. Sound example.



Daniel, Rev. William B: Rural Sports. 1801-1802, First edition, quarto, Vol.1, 383pp, index, covers dogs, hare hunting, coursing, etc., 19 full page engraved plates. Vol. 2, 520pp, index, covers fishing, accounts of rivers, fish ponds and nets, laws relating to fish, game keeping, shooting, guns etc. 44 full page engraved plates, 19th century full diced calf, rebacked, title labels in red and green, gilt angling and shooting emblems in panels of spine. Some wear to extremeties of covers. Some light foxing. Book plate of William Foyle. 2 vols.



Darbee, Harry and Frances Mac: Catskill Flytier, My Life Times, and techniques. 1977, Philadelphia and New York, illustrated by Francis W Davis, introduction by Sparse Grey Hackle. DELUXE EDITION, limited edition of 125 numbered and signed copies with an original tipped-in hand-tied fly by Darbee.174pp., original full leather binding, all edges gilt, slipcase. Fine.



Davis, J Charles: Salt Water Fishing on the Pacific Coast. 1964, New York, 2nd edn. Illustrated with line drawings by Arden Otto. Photos, 262pp., good copy in dust wrapper. A good angling book for the West Coast waters.



Davy, Alfred G: The Gilly. A Flyfisher's Guide To British Columbia. 1985, First edition, Canada. Colour plates of flies, text illustrations, 184pp. Very good example in dust wrapper. Signed by the author on title page.



Davy, Sir Humphrey: Salmonia or Days of Fly Fishing in a Series of Conversations with some account of the habits of the fishes belonging to the Genus Salmo. 1828, London first edition, 3 engraved plates of flies, text illus., 273pp, 19th century half calf with later calf spine. Corners of covers little worn. Clean example.



Davy, Sir Humphrey: Salmonia or Days of Fly Fishing in a Series of Conversations with some account of the habits of the fishes belonging to the Genus Salmo. 1851, London, 4th edn., 24 engs, 305pp, adverts, orig. brown cl. bdg., top of spine little frayed, book plate.



Day, Francis: British and Irish Salmonidae. 1887, 12 full page plts., 9 being in colour, text illus., 298 pp, orig. grey cl.bdg., 11"x 7", chapters on artificial breeding, early and late breeds, foods, capture, colours, freshwater trout and sea trout. Some light browning to first two and last few pages. Sound.



Day, Francis: The Fishes of Great Britain and Ireland. 1880-84, Published Williams and Norgate, London and Edinburgh. 179 full page engraved plates. 724 pp., 8vo., Some light foxing. Late nineteenth or early twentieth century half dark brown morocco bindings. Gilt tops. A scratch on the spine of volume one. 2 vols.



Dennys, John (J.D.): The Secrets of Angling 1613. 1883, reprinted by W.Satchell London, intro. by Thos. Westwood, 62 pp, rebound in quarter brown morocco .



Dennys, John (J.D.): The Secrets of Angling. Teaching the Choicest Tools, Baits and seasons from any Fish in Pond and River. 1885, Privately Printed, Edinburgh. Bibliotheca Curiosa: 2 volumes bound as one, title pages printed in red and black, Limited Edn. of 275 copies, orig. cloth binding. White paper title label very browned. Book plate of W.Keith Rollo. Good clean exapmple.



Dennys, John (J.D.): The Secrets of Angling.Teaching the Choicest Tools, Baits and seasons from any Fish in Pond and River. 1970, New York. Freshnet Press, introduction by Thomas Westwood, 13pp., and book text 62pp., as new in slip case.



Dewar, G.A.B: The Book of the Dry Fly. 1897, London, First Edn, frontis, 7 plts. incl. 3 fine hand col. plts. of flies, 238 pp, publisher's orig. green cloth binding. Covers faded and little marked. A small greeting card inserted into the blank leaf in the manner of the old photograph albums.



Dewar, G.A.B: The Book of the Dry Fly. 1910, 8 full page illus. in colour, new edn. with contributions by the Duke of Rutland and J.E. Booth, 277pp. Original decor. cloth binding. Extremities a little worn.



Dick, Capt. St. John: Flies and Fly Fishing for White and Brown Trout, Grayling and Coarse Fish with Hints on Using the Minnow and Grasshopper Bait. 1873, London 154pp, contains a List of Flies for Each Month, text illus., orig. green cloth binding, covers little worn.



Dickenson, R.: Rising Fish, Catching Trout from Taupo to the Bay of Plenty. 1956, Christchurch, 1st edition, photos, folding map, 111pp, good in dust wrapper.



Dickie, J.L: Forty Years of Trout and Salmon Fishing. 1921, introduction by R.B. Marston. 196pp, photo illustrations, original blue cloth binding. Good example.



Dickinson, R: Rising Fish. Catching Trout from Taupo to The Bay of Plenty. 1956, First edition, published in New Zealand. Folding map, 10 illustrations, 112pp. Original blue cloth binding, dust wrapper. Personal trout fishing experiences of the author in the Rotorua district.



Dit Boecxken: A Literal Translation into English of the Earliest Known Book on Fowling and Fishing, 1978, written originally in Flemish and printed at Antwerp in the Year, 1492. Pub. Honey Dun Press. Ltd. edn. of 150 copies, printed on English handmade paper, quarto, original quarter red morocco. Publishers box.



Dougall, James Dalziel: Salmon and Trout Angling. 1843, Glasgow, second edition, engraved frontis. 48pp, cl.bdg., sl.wear to covers; Lynn book plate.



Draper, Keith: Angling in New Zealand. 1978, Wellington, 1st edition, coloured photos of flies, 151pp, quarto, signed by the author on title page. Good in dust wrapper.



Dryden, A: Hints to Anglers. 1862, Edinburgh, folding maps, 40 pp, 12mo, orig. green cloth binding, covers little worn and some dust staining to contents. Fly fishing the Tweed, Forth, Solway. Book plates.



Dube, Jean Paul: Let's Save our Salmon. 1972, Ottawa. A limited edition of 850 copies, signed by the author. Illus., 211pp, original decor. cloth binding, chapters on fisheries, biological aspect, Salmon fishing, tackle and methods, etc.



Duff, R.W., Miln, W.S., Cornish, T., Green, H.J., Monroe, R.J., and Hogarth, R: International Fishery Exhibition, 1883-84, Six works bound as one, being:- Duff: Herring Fisheries of Scotland, 40pp, Miln: Herring Fishing, (Scotland) illus, 44pp, Cornish: Mackerell and Pilchard Fisheries, 38pp, Green: Herring Fisheries, 12pp, Monroe: Herring Fisheries, 42pp, Hogarth: Herring Fishery, 23pp. Bound in modern quarter calf.



Dunne, J.W: Sunshine and the Dry Fly. 1924, 1st edn, text illus., 136 pp, Original cloth binding, slight marking to covers otherwise a very good example.



Dunne, J.W: Sunshine And The Dry Fly. 1950, 2nd edition. 136pp. Original green clothbinding. Dust wrapper, slight wear to extremities of d.w., light foxing throughout.



Durnford, Rev. Richard: The Fishing Diary, Diary of a Test Fisherman. (The Rev. Richard Durnford of Chilbolton, Hants) 1809-1819. 1911, Winchester, 112pp, frontis portrait, 112pp, original grey cloth binding. Good copy. Signed by Jack Heddon on front end paper.