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W031/0974

S. (J): The Compleat Fisher or the True Art of Angling Being a Clear and Speedy Way of Taking All Sorts of Freshwater Fish. 1725, printed G.Conyers, London. 5th edn., 164pp, frontis, text illus. of fish. Old style full calf bdg., frontis and last page supplied in a very realistic facsimile, size 16mo. Scarce.

285.00

W031/0975

S. (J): The True Art of Angling, being a Clear and Speedy way of taking all sorts of freshwater fish. 1770, London, 12th edn, printed for Onesimus Ustonson. 111 pp, 12mo, half title and advert leaf. Bound by THOMAS GOSDEN in full brown calf. Gilt tooling to panels of spine, Walton cartouche in centre of gilt panelled covers. Very skilfully rebacked indeed. 2 book plates. This book, written anonymously has always been regarded a work of merit and went into twelve editions. Scarce

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W031/0976

Sage, Dean and Others: Salmon and Trout. 1902, New York. Illustrated by A.B. Frost, Martin Justice and others, 417pp. Original green decor. cloth binding. Chapter on The Atlantic Salmon by Dean Sage (this being the most important chapter)

35.00

W031/0977

Salmon, Richard: Trout Flies. 1975, New York. DE LUXE EDITION OF ONLY 29 COPIES. Autographed, numbered and remarked with ORIGINAL PENCIL SKETCH OF A FLY FISHERMAN signed by the author. Quarto. 30 pp., 8 pages displaying 148 original samples of hackles, silks, thread, fur, etc. each being laid in a labelled compartment. Full red morocco binding, all edges gilt. Slip case. An attractive unusual item. As new.

980.00

W031/0978

Salmon, Richard: Trout Flies. 1975, New York. Signed Limited Editon of 589 autographed and numbered copies. Quarto. 30 pp., 8 pages displaying 148 original samples of hackles, silks, thread, fur, etc. each being laid in a labelled compartment. Original green cloth binding with gilt fly on upper cover. Slip case.

350.00

W031/0979

Salter, Robert: The Modern Angler in A Series of Letters. 1995 The Flyfisher's Classic Library. Ltd to 125 copies. This edition is taken from the second edition of 1811. Bound in full red leather, slipcase. As new.

110.00

W031/0980

Salter, Robt: The Modern Angler in a Series of Letters, printed for the author by W. Edwards. 1811, Oswestry 2nd edn, engraved frontis plate of hooks, 135 pages, index, some offsetting to title with an early blank piece of paper covering the name of the distributors. Some browning to fore-edge of margins of first four leaves, old style full dark calf binding.

500.00

W031/0982

Salter, T.F: The Angler's Guide Being a Complete Practical Treatise on Angling. 1815, London. 3rd edition. Embellished with 56 copper plates and wood engravings, some being full page. 314pp. A clean, tall, uncut copy. Attractively bound in old style half calf.

450.00

W031/0983

Salter, T.F: The Angler's Guide Being a Complete Practical Treatise on Angling. 1825, London, 6th edn, corrected and enlarged, eng. frontis.port, full page and text engs, map, 382pp, original printed covered boards, rebacked. Boards little worn. A repair to top corner of title page.

150.00

W031/0984

Salter, T.F: The Anglers Guide, Abridged for the Use of Young Anglers: Containing Bottom or Float Fishing etc. c 1830, Third Edition. 2 fine engraved full-page plates, 1 full page plate of baited hooks for trolling, in all 25 engravings and woodcuts. 86 pp., 4 page catalogue of sporting books at rear, original paper covered boards, skillfully rebacked with toning vellum. Covers showing some wear but nothing significant. A charming little book.

220.00

W031/0985

Salter, T.F: The Troller's Guide Being A Complete Practical Treatise On The Art Of Trolling; Or Fishing For Jack and Pike. 1841, London. Text illustrations, 84pp. Original printed paper covered boards, later calf spine and corners. Keith Rollo's book plate.

185.00

W031/0986

Samson, Jack: Line Down! The Special World of Big-Game Fishing. 1973, 1st edition. U.S.A. Illustrated by Victoria Blanchard, 177pp. Contents include Marlin, Tuna, Swordfish etc. Very good example in dust wrapper.

40.00

W031/0987

Samuel, W: The Arte Of Angling. 1577. 2000 The Flyfisher's Classic Library. Ltd to 950 copies. As new in slip case.

40.00

W031/0988

Sandeman, Fraser: Angling Travels in Norway. 1895, London, Large Paper Edition, title printed in red and black, frontis., 4 full page coloured plates of flies, l black and white full page illustrations of favourite flies for Norway, numerous text illustrations, 286pp, quarto, 11.5"x 9", original quarter parchment and blue cloth binding. Some light foxing.

525.00

W031/0989

Sandeman, Fraser: Angling Travels in Norway. 1895, London. Numerous illus. by pencil brush and camera, with 4 coloured illustrations of Salmon flies by the author, 284pp. Original decorative blue cloth binding, slight rubbing to extremities. Some light spotting. Sound example.

150.00

W031/0990

Sandeman, Fraser: By Hook and by Crook. 1892, London 15 full page illus., incl. 6 col. plates depicting 8 Salmon flies and 1 May Fly. Frontis of a Thames Trout, 9 text illus., 255pp, attractively bound in half red morocco with gilt angling emblems in panels of spine, gilt top. Inscribed on title page "With the author's compliments"

200.00

W031/0991

Sandeman, Fraser: By Hook and by Crook. 1894, London 15 full page illus., incl. 6 col. plates depicting 8 Salmon flies and 1 May Fly. Frontis of a Thames Trout, 9 text illus., 255pp, original light coloured decorative cloth binding, gilt top, covers little discoloured, book plate.

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W031/0992

Sandford, Chris: The Best British Baits. An Identification Guide to Artificial Lures From 1849-1930. 1997, Privately Printed by the author, Limited leather bound edition of 30 copies. Signed by the author. Coloured and other illustrations, 208pp. Original full green leather, all edges gilt. Publishers slip case. As new.

285.00

W031/0993

Saunders, J: The Compleat Fisherman, Being a Large and Practical Account of all the Severall Ways of Fishing. 1724, London, W. Mears and S. Tooke, folding eng.frontis., 234pp, l8th cen. full calf binding with gilt emblematic tooling on upper and lower covers, extremeties worn. rebacked, small repair to top of title page and inner margin of plate, some light age staining. Saunders was the first author to mention the use of silk worm gut.

350.00

W031/0994

Sawyer, Frank: Keeper Of The Stream Life Of A River And It's Trout Fishery. 1952, 1st edition. Frontis photograph of Frank Sawyer fishing, 214pp. Original blue cloth binding. Sound example. Inscription to previous owner(not from the author) in ink on front pasted down end paper and on front free endpaper is, attached with cellotape, the bottom portion of a letter from the author as follows:- "Kind regards and again many thanks for (?) and enclosures. Yours sincerely, Frank Sawyer."

70.00

W031/0995

Sawyer, Frank: Keeper of the Stream, The Life of a River and Its Trout Fishery. 1952, 1st edn, frontis, 214pp. Attractively bound in half blue morocco, with gilt tooling on spine.

90.00

W031/0996

Sawyer, Frank: Nymphs and the Trout. 1958, 1st edition, photos, 175 pp. Original black cloth binding, dust wrapper with some wear and tear, otherwise good.

60.00

W031/0997

Sawyer, Frank: Nymphs and the Trout. 1970, revised English edition, 272 pp. Illustrated. Good copy in dust wrapper. Signed by the author on title page.

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W031/0998

Schaeffer, Jacobi Christiani: Piscivm Bavarico-Ratisbonensium Pentas. cvm Tabvlis IV. Aeri Incises Icines Coloribvs svis Distinctas Exhibentibvs. 1761, Published Ratisbonae, Impenses Montagii et Typis Weissianis. Engraved title page, 4 folding hand col. plates, 82pp, small quarto. Early mottled boards with leather spine, book plate, 3 library stamps. Rare.

P.O.A

W031/0999

Schaldach, Wm. J: Fish: Collected Etchings, Drawings and Water-colours of Trout, Salmon and Other Game Fish. 1937, Philadelphia. De Luxe Edn. with an orig. signed etching by Schaldach: Ltd. to 157 signed copies, 60 coloured and black and white plates, quarto, 12"x9", orig. full vellum binding, gilt pictorial covers, gilt top, very good example of this attractively produced book. Book plate. Small cellotape marks on front end paper.

825.00

W031/1000

Schaldach, Wm. J: Fish; Collected Etchings. Drawings and Water-colours of Trout, Salmon and Other Game Fish, 1937, Philadelphia Ltd.Edn. of 1500 copies, 60 full page illus., quarto, orig. decor. blue buckram bdg.

200.00

W031/1001

Schmookler, Paul (Editor and Tier): The Salmon Flies of Major John Popkin Traherne (1826-1901) 1993, First edition, Massachussetts. Special Limited Edition of 300 copies, Signed. Photographs by Ingrid V. Sils, introduction by David Zincavage. 124 pages. 28 full page coloured plates, frontis photograph portrait of Traherne. Original quarter tan morocco, all edges gilt, slip case. As New.

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W031/1002

Scholes, David: The Way Of An Angler. An Appreciation Of Fly Fishing On Many Waters. 1963, First edition. Jacaranda Press, Australia. 184pp., black and white photos, good example in slightly worn dust wrapper. Scarce.

75.00

W031/1003

Schultes, Henry:: An Essay on Aquatic Rights; Intended as an Illustration of the Law relative to Fishing. 1811, London, W. Clark and Sons. 140 pages, index, an unopened copy bound in old style half tan calf with gilt fish emblems in panels of spine.

175.00

W031/1004

Schwiebert, Ernest: Death of a Riverkeeper. 1980, U.S.A., illustrations by the author, 287 pp., original cloth binding, good example in dust wrapper. Sequel to Remembrances of Rivers Past.

35.00

W031/1005

Schwiebert, Ernest: Nymphs, A Complete Guide to Naturals and Imitations. 1977, illustrations by the author, 339 pp, quarto, dust wrapper, illustrating over 200 varieties of nymphs and 300 descriptions of insects.

30.00

W031/1006

Schwiebert, Ernest G: Matching the Hatch. A practical guide to imitation of insects on Eastern and Western Trout waters. 1972, N.Y. 8th printing, illustrated by the author. 221pp. d.w. A practical guide to imitiation of insects found on Eastern and Western Trout waters. A classic by this popular angling author.

38.00

W031/1007

Scotcher, G: The Fly Fisher's Legacy. 1974, Honey Dun Press, facsimile of the 1810 edn, Ltd. to 380 copies, hand coloured frontis of flies, orig. quarter green morocco, publisher's box.

130.00

W031/1008

Scott, Jock: At the Sign of the Split Cane, Some fishing "Casts", Practical and Otherwise, 1934, 1st edn, frontis, 10 sketches, 176 pp, orig. yellow cl. bdg.

35.00

W031/1010

Scott, Jock: Spinning Up to Date, for Trout, Salmon and Pike. 1937, 2nd edn col. frontis, 12 plts., 37 text illus., 268pp, original green cloth binding. d.w.

25.00

W031/1011

Scott, Jock: The Art of Salmon Fishing, A Practical Treatise on the Sport Tackle, Technique and Locality. 1933, 1st edition, 9 plates, 14 text figures, 227pp. Original tan cloth binding, very good example apart from very light wear to top of spine. Becoming increasingly difficult to obtain.

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W031/1012

Scrope, William: Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed, 1843, London, 1st edn, 13 full page tinted litho plts., 9 vig. engs, 298pp, very good in original green cloth binding, with gilt tooling on covers. Inner hinges little fragile. Signed on title page by William Jardine (author, naturalist).

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W031/1013

Scrope, William: Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in The Tweed, with a short account of the natural history and habits of the salmon. 1843, London, John Murray, first edition. 13 full page tinted lithos, 9 black and white vignettes, 298 pp, original decorative green cloth binding, book plate. Some minor foxing mainly to frontis and title page.

P.O.A

W031/1014

Scrope, William: Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed. 1885, illustrated by Sir D Wilkie, Landseer, Simson, and Cooke. 317pp, original green cloth binding. Spine little worn. A Salmon Fishing classic.

98.00

W031/1015

Scrope, William: Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in The Tweed. 1898, London. Sportsman Library Edn. Colour frontis, black and white engravings, 268pp. Original half vellum binding, covers little darkened.

85.00

W031/1016

Scrope, William: Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing. 1991, reprint. 3 colour plates and 16 black and white illustrations, 296pp. Flyfisher's Classic Library green two tone quarter leather binding. As new in slip case. One of the finest books about fishing ever written.

45.00

W031/1018

Scrope, Wm: Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed, 1843, London 1st edn., 13 full page tinted litho plates after Sir Edwin Landseer, David Wilkie and others, 9 vig. engravings, 298pp. Nineteenth century full red morocco binding by Riviere, all edges gilt. Name on blank leaf. Some very minor foxing. A good example of this classic work on salmon fishing.

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W031/1019

Senior, William: Pike and Perch. Fur, Feather and Fin Series. 1900 London, First edition. LARGE PAPER EDITION Limited to 157 copies, only. Chapters by John Bickerdyke and W.H.Pope, Cookery by Innes Shand. Frontis and 10 full page photos, 279pp, an unopened copy handsomely bound in half polished brown calf, decorative gilt spine. Gilt top.

250.00

W031/1020

Senior, William: Pike and Perch. Fur, Feather and Fin Series. 1900 London, First edition. With chapters by John Bickerdyke and W.H.Pope, Cookery by Innes Shand. 11 full page illustrations, 279pp, original decor. beige cloth binding,title in gilt, good example.

45.00

W031/1021

Senior, William "Red Spinner": A Mixed Bag. A Medley Of Angling Stories And Sketches. 1895, adverts, 252pp, original blue cloth binding. Contents little shakey, very light wear to spine.

40.00

W031/1022

Senior, William "Red Spinner": Lines in Pleasant Places, Being the Aftermath of an Old Angler. 1920, frontis portrait, 276 pp., Good copy in slightly frayed dust wrapper. Slight foxing to last page and back e.p. Covers Tweed Salmon, Thames Angling, Halford and His Contemporaries, Visits to Norway, glimpses of Canada and Americas.

40.00

W031/1023

Senior, William "Red Spinner": Near and Far, An Anglers Sketches of Home Sport and Colonial Life. 1890, new edition. 304pp, original brown cloth binding.

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W031/1024

Senior, William "Red Spinner": Waterside Sketches. A Book For Wanderers and Anglers. 1875, frontis and chapter heading, adverts, 253pp. Covers Thames, Devonshire, Midlands, Wharfedale, Ireland, Pike Fishing. Original decor. green cloth binding, gilt top, covers marked.

65.00

W031/1026

Shaw, F.G: Complete Science Of Fly Fishing and Spinning. 1914, 1st edition. Black and white photos, colour frontis, 432pp. Original decorative blue cloth binding, spine little faded.

30.00

W031/1027

Shaw, F.G: The Science of Dry Fly Fishing and Salmon Fly Casting. 1906, London, col. frontis, photo illustrations, 142 pp, angling adverts, orig. green cloth binding. Good example.

38.00

W031/1028

Shaw, Helen: Fly Tying, Materials, Tools, Technique. 1963, N.Y. Step by Step photos, 281pp. Original cloth binding. Dust wrapper.

28.00

W031/1029

Shepard, Odell: Thy Rod and Thy Creel. 1930, First edition, New York. 123pp. Original light green cloth binding. Good example. Scarce title which is very difficult to obtain.

95.00

W031/1030

Sheringham, H. T: An Anglers Hour's. 1905, London. 1st edn., 264pp., original green cloth binding. Very good example. Book plate. Chapters on May Day on The Exe, A brace of Tench, A February Pike, The festival of the Green Drake. etc..

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W031/1031

Sheringham, H. T: An Open Creel. 1910, London, 1st edn., 305pp., adverts, original red cloth binding, with gilt decorative spine. Some marking to covers. Chapters on the Kennet, Dry Fly Meditations, Welsh Carp Lake, Avon, Gloucestershire, Norfolk etc.

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W031/1032

Sheringham, H. T: Coarse Fishing. 1912, 1st edition. 43 text illus., 326pp. Adverts, original pictorial green cloth binding, depicting and angling scene of fisherman angling from a punt on the upper cover. Covers little worn. Small portion missing from top corner of two pages due to bad opening. Otherwise a sound example.

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W031/1033

Sheringham, H. T: Elements of Angling, A Book For Beginners. 1908, 1st edn., 259pp, original red cloth bdg., with tooling on upper cover. Chapters on Wet and Dry Fly Fishing, Grayling, Trout, Perch and Pike, The Art of Spinning. Good example.

120.00

W031/1034

Sheringham, H. T: Elements of Angling, A Book for Beginners. c. 1912, 2nd edn., 262pp, adverts, original green cloth bdg., with tooling on upper cover. Chapters on Wet and Dry Fly Fishing, Grayling, Trout, Perch and Pike, The Art of Spinning. Sound.

38.00

W031/1035

Sheringham, H. T: Trout Fishing Memories And Morals. c. 1920, 2nd edition, London, photo illustrations, 296pp, slight foxing to e.p.s. original decorative cloth binding, original dust wrapper. D.W. little dust stained and chipped at spine.

45.00

W031/1036

Sheringham, H. T. and Moore, J. C: The Book of the Fly Rod. 1931, 1st Edn, Ltd. to 70 copies, (195 copies published, 125 for U.K. and 70 for U.S.A.) Signed by Geo. Sheringham (Illustrator). 12 col. plts., 8 being col. by hand. b/w illus., 174pp, quarto, 11"x 9", orig. quarter vellum bdg. contains prospectus for both English and American edns. Two type written letters from the publishers to Samuel Lambert, stating that this was the first copy to be prepared in advance of the official publication date. Book plate of Dr. Samuel W Lambert, interesting association copy.

675.00

W031/1037

Sheringham, H. T. and Moore, J. C: The Book of the Fly Rod. 1931, London, 4 col. plts. and 8 b/w plts. by George Sheringham, 174pp, quarto, A good example in the orig. green cl.bdg. with the original dust wrapper slightly chipped.

150.00

W031/1038

Sheringham, H.T: (Editor): Where to Fish, (The Angler's Diary). 1922, 218pp, 26 pages of adverts, original decorative grey cloth binding, clean crisp example apart from some minor damp staining to top edge of back cover.

28.00

W031/1040

Shirley, Thomas: The Angler's Museum or the Whole Art of Float and Fly Fishing. 1784, London, John Fielding, 1st edn, printed for John Fielding, frontis port. of Mr.John Kirby and title vignette, 136pp, original full calf, rebacked. Contained in a quarter morocco solandar box. Book plates of Robert Sedgewick, C.L.F. Robinson and Edwin F. Snow.

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W031/1041

Shirley, Thomas: The Angler's Museum Or The Whole Art of Float and Fly Fishing. 1790, London, printed for John Fielding. 3rd edn, port.frontis of Mr.John Kirby, 135pp, advert., rebound in old style full calf.

350.00

W031/1042

Shirley, Thomas: The Angler's Museum Or The Whole Art Of Float and Fly Fishing. c1780's n.d., circa late 1780's, second edn., engraved frontis of Mr. Kirby, engraved title page, 136pp, attractively bound in old style full calf, good copy apart from a very light stain on last leaf. Crisp copy.

575.00

W031/1043

Shrubsole, Edgar A: Long Casts and Sure Rises. Being a Collection of Angling Yarns and Experiences. 1893, London and Sydney. Second Edition. 159pp. Adverts. Original colour printed covers, spine little chipped.

60.00

W031/1044

Silver Doctor: Angling from many Angles. c.1944, Bournemouth. Photos, 261pp, good copy in original red cloth binding.

25.00

W031/1045

Skues, G. E. M.: The Way of a Trout with a Fly and Some Further Studies in Minor Tactics. 1921, London, A . C. Black, First edition, 3 full page plates, 2 being in colour, 260 pages, original brown cloth, dust wrapper. Dust wrapper little chipped. New front endpaper.

275.00

W031/1046

Skues, G.E.M: (Val Conson of the "Fishing Gazette") Silk, Fur and Feather, The Trout-Fly Dressers Year. 1950, pub. Fishing Gazette, illus.,113pp, 12mo, orig. green rexine binding, sound.

110.00

W031/1047

Skues, G.E.M: (Val Conson of the "Fishing Gazette") Silk, Fur and Feather, The Trout-Fly Dressers Year. 1950, pub. Fishing Gazette, illus.,113pp, 12mo, orig. green paper covered boards, sound.

85.00

W031/1048

Skues, G.E.M: Itchen Memories. 1951, 1st edn, illus. by Alex Jardine, map end papers, attractively bound in half green morocco with gilt angling emblems on spine. Gilt top. Very good example.

185.00

W031/1049

Skues, G.E.M: Itchen Memories. 1951, 1st edn, illus. by Alex Jardine, orig. green cl.bdg., map end papers, very good copy in dust wrapper.

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W031/1051

Skues, G.E.M: Minor Tactics of the Chalk Stream and Kindred Studies. 1914, London, 2nd edn. coloured frontis of flies, 133pp., original brown cloth binding. Sound example.

110.00

W031/1052

Skues, G.E.M: Minor Tactics of the Chalk Stream and Kindred Studies. 1924, 3rd edn, coloured frontis, 133pp, some light foxing, covers slightly marked.

40.00

W031/1053

Skues, G.E.M: Minor Tactics of the Chalk Stream and Kindred Studies. 1995, Ltd edn of 750 copies. Col.frontis of flies, 133pp. Fly Fishers Classic Library. Quarter red leatherette binding. Very good example.

45.00

W031/1055

Skues, G.E.M: Nymph Fishing For Chalk Stream Trout. 1939, London. 1st edition, colour frontis, 2 plates, 136pp, original brown cloth binding. Slight foxing to mainly to frontis and title page.

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W031/1056

Skues, G.E.M: Nymph Fishing For Chalk Stream Trout. 1960, coloured frontis, 2 other plates. 136pp. Original brown cloth binding, minor foxing to first few pages.

38.00

W031/1057

Skues, G.E.M: The Way of a Trout with a Fly and Some Further Studies in Minor Tactics. 1921, 1st edition, 3 full page plates, 2 being in colour. Original brown cloth binding. Foxing to a few pages. Sound example.

200.00

W031/1058

Skues, G.E.M: The Way of a Trout With a Fly and Some Further Studies in Minor Tactics. 1928, 2nd edn., 3 full page plates, 2 being in colour. Original brown cloth binding, covers little marked. Contents little loose in binding. Charles F. Walker's book plate.

45.00

W031/1059

Skues, G.E.M: The Way Of A Trout With A Fly And Some Further Studies In Minor Tactics. 1949, 4th edition. 3 illustrations, 2 being in colour. 272pp, good in dust wrapper.

45.00

W031/1060

Skues, G.E.M: The Way of a Trout with a Fly and Some Further Studies In Minor Tactics. 1977, 4th edn reprinted. illus. with 3 plates and 2 additional chapters, dust wrapper.

30.00

W031/1061

Skues, G.E.M.: Collection of works. 1910-1951, Minor Tactics of the Chalk Stream and Kindred Studies, 1910, illus. The Way of a Trout with a Fly, 1921, illus. Side Lines, Side Lights and Reflections, Fugitive Papers of a Chalk Stream Angler, 1932, 8 illus. Nymph Fishing for Chalk Stream Trout, 1939, 3 illus. Itchen Memories, 1951. Illus by Alex Jardine. All the above are uniformly bound in half green morocco with gilt fish and fly emblems in panels of spine, all are first editions. Some sporadic very minor foxing. 5 vols.

1,300.00

W031/1062

Sloane, Robert: More About Trout. 1989, Australia. Coloured and black and white photos, 148pp, Original green cloth binding, signed on front end paper by the author. Good example.

35.00

W031/1063

Smedley, H.H: Fly Patterns and Their Origins. 1943, U.S.A. 1st edition. Text illustrations, 114pp, photos. Original blue cloth binding. Dust wrapper little chipped. Inscription on front end paper.

90.00

W031/1065

Smith, Arthur: The Thames Angler. 1860, London, frontis, text engs., bound with Knox, Dr. Fish and Fishing in the Lone Glens of Scotland, London 1854, eng. title page, text illus., 144 pp, l9th cent. hf.red calf binding. Book plate. Name in ink on title page of first book. Sound. 2 volumes in one.

300.00

W031/1066

Smith, Edmund Ware: A Tomato Can Chronicle, and Other Stories of Fishing and Shooting. 1991, Limited Edition of 2500 copies. The Derrydale Press, Mississippi. 189pp. Illustrated by Ralph L. Boyer. As new in decorative dark green leatherette binding, all edges gilt.

25.00

W031/1067

Smith, Edmund Ware: Tall Tales and Short. 1991, Limited Edition of 2500 copies. The Derrydale Press, Mississippi. 187pp. Illustrated by Milton C. Weiler. As new in decorative dark green leatherette binding, all edges gilt.

25.00

W031/1068

Smith, Edmund Ware: The One-Eyed Poacher of Privelege. 1991, Limited Edition of 2500 copies. The Derrydale Press, Mississippi. 187pp. Illustrated by A. Lassell Ripley. As new in decorative dark green leatherette binding, all edges gilt. Contains chapters on angling.

25.00

W031/1069

Snart, Chas: Practical Observations on Angling in the River Trent by a Gentleman Resident in the Neighbourhood and Who has Made The Amusement His Study for Upwards of Twenty Years. 1801, Newark. 1st edn., 130pp, A clean crisp copy in a 19th century half polished calf with red title label. Attributed to Mr. Charles Snart, Attorney at Law, of Newark upon Trent. Scarce.

800.00

W031/1070

Soltau, G.W: Trout Flies Of Devon And Cornwall And When And How To Use Them. 1847, London and Plymouth, first edition, 2 hand coloured plates of flies depitcting 18 trout flies, very minor foxing and very small damp stain in margin of frontis, 2 black and white illus., 100pp, original red cloth binding with gilt tooling on upper cover, rebacked. An interesting treatise on fly fishing in this part of the world by a local gentleman.

395.00

W031/1071

Somerford: The Somerford Fishing Association. 1884-1963, A collection of the following:- 3 Minute Books, 1919 to 1963. 2 Fishing Account books, 1884 to 1954. 2 printed Rules and Regulations, 1919 and 1933. Folding map of the Fishing Associations water. Bindings in various states. Minutes books in half leather. Unusual collection of manuscript material.

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W031/1072

Songs: Songs Of The Edinburgh Angling Club. 1879, Edinburgh. Printed privately for members of the club. New edition with additions. Illustrations drawn and engraved by members of the club. 176pp. Original blue cloth binding with gilt tooling on upper cover. An interesting newspaper copy from the Scotsman 15th July 1879 reporting on the book and the members.

85.00

W031/1073

South, Theophilus: The Fly Fisher's Text Book. 1841, London, pub. R. Ackerman, engraved title page, 11 full page engraved plates, 231 pp., adverts, original green cloth binding, covers little worn, armorial book plate and small engraving pasted to end papers. Name on verso of frontis. Letter pasted to verso of title page appertaining to this book from and signed by Roy Beddington.

185.00

W031/1074

Southard, Chas Z: A Treatise on Trout for the Progressive Angler. 1931, N.Y. 1st edn, illustrations, 265pp, habits of the fish, ways of fishing for trout, original blue cloth binding. Book plates.

45.00

W031/1075

Sparrow, W. Shaw: Angling in British Art Through Five Centuries: Prints, Pictures, Books. 1923, London, First edition. 200 illustrations including 39 in colour. Foreword by H.T. Sheringham. 288pp. Quarto. Attractively bound in half blue morocco with gilt angling scenes in panels of spine. Gilt top. A good example of this popular reference work.

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W031/1076

Spence, E.F: The Pike Fisher. 1928, 1st edition. 8 full page illustrations, 29 text illustrations, 264pp. Original cloth binding. Very good example.

60.00

W031/1078

Spencer, Sidney: Fishing the Wilder Shores, An Anthology of His Writing on Lake Fishing for Trout, Sea Trout and Salmon. 1991, 192pp, as new in dust wrapper. An anthology of his writing on lake fishing.

25.00

W031/1079

Spencer, Sidney: Game Fishing Tactics. 1974, 1st edn, 2 col. and 7 b/w photos, foreword by Hugh Falkus, 157pp, very good in dust wrapper. An enthusiastic book written by an experienced angler.

35.00

W031/1080

Sportsfiske: Sportsfiske och Fiskevard. 1954, Stockholm, 1st edition. Compiled by six authors. Edited by Nils Farnstrom. 323pp. Numerous photos, quarto. Original green cloth binding.

48.00

W031/1081

St. John Charles: A Tour in Sutherlandshire with Extracts from the Field-Books of a Sportsman and Naturalist. 1884, Edinburgh, 2nd edn., 11 full page illustrations, 670pp, pretty copy in a l9th century half green calf, red title labels, bindings slightly faded, contents clean and crisp. Contains articles on angling. 2 vols.

110.00

W031/1082

Stanley, Robert: Angling Anecdotes. c.1900, London. 2nd edition, 179pp, photographs, drawings, adverts, original green printed paper covers. Almost mint having been protected with a red paper wrap.

95.00

W031/1083

Stevens, Chas. W: Fly-Fishing in Maine Lakes. 1885, London pub.Sampson Low, 3rd edn, 29 illus., 217pp, adverts, orig. brown cl.bdg.,bk.plt.,

80.00

W031/1085

Stewart, Douglas: The Seven Rivers. 1966, Sydney, line drawings by Margaret Coen, 218pp, good in dust wrapper. Primarily a book on trout fishing in New Zealand and Australia but having a chapter on swordfish.

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W031/1086

Stewart, Maj. Gen. R. N: Experiment in Angling and Some Essays. 1947, Inverness. 14 illus., 97pp, chapters on angling in Iceland and Scotland. Good copy in original two tone cloth binding.

65.00

W031/1087

Stewart, Maj. P.M: Round The World With Rod and Rifle. 1924, London. illustrated, photos, diagrams, 296pp. Shark fishing in the Pacific, Tarpon fishing in Mexico, Trout fishing in the Antipodes, Salmon fishing in Norway and Sword fish in Florida. Original green cloth binding, covers little faded. Sound example.

45.00

W031/1088

Stewart, Maj. P.M: Travel and Sport in Many Lands. 1928, photos, 320pp. A chapter on shark fishing in Australia, angling in England. Original green cloth binding, binding little worn. Contents somewhat browned.

45.00

W031/1090

Stewart, W.C: A Caution to Anglers or "The Practical Angler" and "The Modern Practical Angler" Compared with Remarks Upon the Decrease of Trout and Proposed Remedies. 1871, 56pp, 2 leaves of adverts, original brown printed paper covers, spine and fore-edges of covers strengthened, inscription on title page. Scarce.

150.00

W031/1091

Stewart, W.C: The Practical Angler, or the Art of Trout Fishing. More Particularly Applied to Clear Water. 1883, Edinburgh, 8th edition. 228pp, text illus., original cloth binding.

22.00

W031/1092

Stirling, J: Fifty Years with the Rod, With essays on what we know of the Salmon and Sea Trout. 1929, 9 illus. 316pp. Orig. blue cloth bdg., covers faded.

25.00

W031/1093

Stoddart, T.T: Angling Reminiscences of the Rivers and Lochs of Scotland. 1887, London/Glasgow. Original blue cloth binding with gilt emblem on panel of spine, top and tail of spine little worn. Chapters on The Riverside, Northern Lochs and Rivers, Ross-shire, fishing with Salmon-roe.

45.00

W031/1094

Stoddart, T.T: Angling Songs. 1889, Edinburgh frontis port, 324pp, with a Memoir by Anna M. Stoddart, partly unopened. Original blue cloth binding. Very good example.

35.00

W031/1095

Stoddart, T.T: The Angler's Companion to the Rivers and Lochs of Scotland. 1853, Edinburgh and London, 2nd edn, 4 illus. incl. hand col. plt. of flies, folding map in pocket, 357 pp, most attractively bound in 19th century full olive green calf, panels of spine richly tooled in gilt, covers panelled in gilt, all edges gilt, book plate. Fine example.

175.00

W031/1096

Stoddart, T.T: The Angler's Companion to the Rivers and Lochs of Scotland. 1847, 1st edition. 4 full plates including hand coloured plates of flies, large folding map in pocket of back cover. 431pp. Attractively bound in half dark redmorocco, gilt emblems in panels of spine. Small stain on frontis plate.

175.00

W031/1097

Stone, Peter: Bream And Barbel. 1963, 1st edition, photos, 123pp, Angling Times book publication. Very good in dust wrapper. (Grey, white and blue d.w.) Signed presentation copy from the author.

110.00

W031/1098

Stone, Peter: Bream And Barbel. 1963, 1st edition, photos, 123pp, Angling Times book publication. Good copy in original green cloth binding. (No d.w).

55.00

W031/1101

Stone, Peter: Fishing For Big Chub. 1983, 1st edition, photos, text illustrations, 119pp, fine in dust wrapper.

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W031/1103

Stone, Peter: Rod Making. 1961, An Arco handbook.Text illustartions. 150pp. Very good example. Paperback. ( A very popular author, this little book becoming a sought after title.)

38.00

W031/1104

Stowers, Henry:: The Dirty Dozen. Saltwater Gamefish. 1976, Dallas, Texas. 160 pages, photos, signed presentation copy from the author, dust wrapper.

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W031/1105

Stuart, Hamish: Lochs and Loch Fishing. 1899, London and Scarborough, frontis 28 illus, 390pp, 15pp adverts, orig. green cl.bdg., Inner hinge of title page repaired with buckram.Newspaper cuttings pasted to verso of frontis.

55.00

W031/1106

Stuart, Hamish: The Book of the Sea Trout with Some Chapters on Salmon. c.1916, frontis, 354pp, good example in original blue cloth binding. Covers little marked. A book on sea-trout that is highly regarded.

40.00

W031/1107

Suffling, Ernest R: The Land of the Broads. A Practical and Illustrated Guide to the Extensive but the little known district of the Broads of Norfolk and Suffolk. 1887, London, published L. Upcott Gill, Second edition, illustrations, large folding map, 322 pp., numerous adverts, original decorative green cloth binding with fishing scene on spine and sailing scene on upper cover. Chapter on fish of the Broads and how to catch them. Good clean bright example.

85.00

W031/1108

Sutherland, Temple: Maui and Me. A Search for a Fisherman's El Dorado. 1963, Wellington, 1st edition, 46 illustrations, 234pp, very good example in dust wrapper, Exploits and Angling from farthest Northland to deepest Southland.

24.00

W031/1109

Swanson, David: Water Music of Salmon, Saabs and Spey Rods. 1999, Photos by the author, 124 pp, Signed Limited Edition of 1500 copies, black buckram binding with photo illustration on upper cover, contained a fold-over leatherette box. This book is the story of a fishing trip to Norway after taking delivery of a Saab in Sweden.

38.00

W031/1110

Swift, Jeremy: Arthur Ransome On Fishing. 1994, 1st edition, 276pp. Sources and Bibliography. Black and white photos, very good in dust wrapper.

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