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19619. Aflalo, F.G. editor: A Book of Fishing Stories.

London: J.M.Dent &Sons 1913. 1st edition. 235 x 305mm. xiv+24 pp. 4 colour and 13 photogravure tipped-in photos, spine extremities along with the boards are edge rubbed and worn, the boards are somewhat discoloured and part faded, bevelled edges, top edge gilt, it seems to have part of an institutional library since there are the remains of a small library sticker on the front paste-down. Fair only. Contents include, "Odds and ends" by The Right Hon. Sydney Buxton, M.P. "Salmon fishing in the Spey" by Lady Evelyn Cotterell. "On sea trout" by the Rt. Hon. Sir Edward Grey, Bart., M.P. "Dapping on Lough Derg" by Sir Thomas Gratton Esmonde, Bart., M.P. "Salmon failures and Successes" by the Hon. A.E. Gathorne-Hardy. "Salmon and Sea Trout memories in many lands" by Sir Henry Seton-Karr, C.M.G. "How to make trout-fishing" by The Right Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell, Bart. "Tarpon Fishing in the Pass" by Lord Desborough. "The Big Game Fishes of California" by Charles Frederick Holder LL.D. "Memories of Mahseer" by Lieut.-Col. P.R. Bairnsfather. "Coarse-fishing Memories" by H.T. Sheringham. "Days with Bass in East and West" by The Editor. There is no slipcase as is sometimes found with this volume. 30.00


17895. Balfour-Kinnear, G.P.R.: A Boy Goes Trouting Instruction in Elementary and Advanced Trout Fishing.

London: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, 1959. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. xiv + 226 pp. 28 illustrations. Gold-blocked green boards. No dustwrapper. "P Marks" neatly written on front pastedown, o/w in very good condition. 10.00


11764. Buckland, Frank: Natural history of British Fishes their Structure, Economic Uses, and Capture by Net and Rod.

London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge n.d.1880. Cultivation of fish-ponds, fish suited for acclimatisation, artifical breeding of salmon. xii+420 pp. illustrated, blue boards, black and gilt vignette, rear gutter becoming tender, spine faded a bit discoloured, internally clean and bright, in overall good condition. 30.00


17451. Department of Agriculture Fisheries Branch: The Angler's Guide.

Dublin: The Stationery Office, 1948 Fourth Edition. xi + 261 pp. 19 x 12.5 cm. Everything you need to know about fishing in Ireland. Coloured, folding, maps of Kerry, Galway, and Dublin Areas. There is a particularly-useful, folding, 32-County Index Map of Ireland, showing the areas covered by the One-Inch maps, and by the Quarter-Inch Maps. The folding map at the end of the book is a splendid, coloured, map, 71 x 57 cm, showing Rivers, Lakes, and Fishery Districts, the Railways, and the Irish-Speaking Areas. Advertisements. Bibliography. Index. Book professionally re-cased in green boards, with matching green eps. The title panel from the original front board has been mounted on the new front board. No dw. 17.50


8422. Department of Agriculture Fisheries Branch: The Angler's Guide.

Dublin: The Stationery Office, 1948 Fourth Edition. xi + 261 pp. 19 x 12.5 cm. Everything you need to know about fishing in Ireland. Coloured, folding, maps of Kerry, Galway, and Dublin Areas. There is a particularly-useful, folding, 32-County Index Map of Ireland, showing the areas covered by the One-Inch maps, and by the Quarter-Inch Maps. The folding map at the end of the book is a splendid, coloured, map, 71 x 57 cm, showing Rivers, Lakes, and Fishery Districts, the Railways, and the Irish-Speaking Areas. Advertisements. Bibliography. Index. Black-blocked green boards. No dw. Boards faded. Name "R Somerville" neatly written on ffep. 17.50


11797. Grimble, A: Shooting and Salmon Fishing Hints and Recollections.

London: Chapman and Hall 1892. xi+259 pp. illustrated, hardback, dark blue boards with gilt titling. The corner of the half-title has been repaired, there is some light spotting to a few tissue guards which affects a few plates, and the title page. The spine is relaid. Internally tight and bright. A good copy. 35.00


5441. Hutton, John E: Fishing Ways and Fishing Days Some hints & suggestions for the pursuit of the migratory fish and low water fishing.

London: H.F. & G. Witherby 1st ed 1930. xi+180 pp. illustrated. good. Boards rubbed, slight staining. 23.00


2072. Ros, J. editor: Topics in Marine Biology. Proceedings of the 22nd European Marine Biology Symposium 1987

Barcelona 1989. 30 by 23cms. 145-754pp. illustrated d.w. v.g. pp 1-145 are in the issue 53(1) of Scientia Marina. The text is in English 20.00


2071. Shaw, G: General Zoology or Systematic Natural History Vol V Part 1 Pisces.

London: The Acquarium and Reprint Press 1974 v+250pp. illustrated, d.w. (creased) A reprint of the original edition by Kearsley London 1804. An insight into the literature available to students at the beginning of the 19th century., 10.00

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