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Fine Angling for Coarse Fish; The Lonsdale Library, Volume IV

By: Parker, Eric, J.H.R. Bazley, Antony Bridges, Edward Ensom ("Faddist"), et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Company. (1930). Philadelphia.: 1930

Seller ID: 2339

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First American edition. Cloth. With 159 illustrations. Also authored by: F.H. Heald, Stephen Hill, A.E. Hobbs, J.A. Milne, J.C. Moore, A.J. Rudd, Eric Taverner, Dr. W.J. Turrell, F.W.K. Wallis, & Alban Bacon, Barrister-at-Law. The authors write abou t: The Literature of Coarse Fishing, Tackle, Baits, a variety of fish, Knots & Splices, Wax & Varnish, The Legal Aspect of Fishing, etc. View more info

The Fishes of the Atlantic and Pacific Slopes Near Cajamarca, Peru; No. 7

By: Pearson, Nathan E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1937

Seller ID: 4303

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 7, pp. 87-98, pls. 12-13, 1 text fig. April 26, 1937. Some unopened pages. Page sides and bottoms are uncut. "From July to September 1923 the writer made a trip across the Western Andes of northern Peru from Pacasmayo to the Rio Maranon to collect fishes". Specimens collected included the families of: Characinae; Gymnotidae; Pimelodidae; etc. New species collected include: Chasmocra... View more info

The Fishes of the Beni-Mamore and Paraguay Basins, and a Discussion of the Origin of the Paraguayan Fauna; No. 8

By: Pearson, Nathan E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1937

Seller ID: 4304

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 8, pp. 99-114. May 28, 1937. Some unopened pages. Page sides and bottoms are uncut. "The resemblance of the freshwater fish fauna of the La Plata to that of the Amazon basin has been known since the earliest collections were made in those regions". The author writes about the Physical and Geological Features; Origin of the Fishes of the Paraguay; etc. In Summary, he writes: "The... View more info

Classics of the American Shooting Field: A Mixed Bag for the Kindly Sportsman, 1783-1926.

By: Phillips, John C., And Lewis Webb Hill [editors]

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12795

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xiv, 214 pages; facsimile title pages; bibliography; green cloth binding with gilt lettering. Intro - "In this volume we have brought together what we consider some of the best of the short sketches that have appeared in American shooting literature since its beginning. We have also thought that it might be of interest to include a brief resume of the development of shooting literature in general, and check-list, of most of the books that have been published in Ameri... View more info

Under the Trees

By: Prime, Samuel Irenaeus

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14187

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


313, 6 pages; tan color cloth binding, soiling to the spine, wear to the top and bottom of the spine. Collections of short essays and letters written by Samuel Prime (1812-1885) who was an American clergyman, traveler and author. Very good clean copy. View more info

Among the Northern Hills.

By: Prime, W.C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11814

Condition: Collectible-Fine


FIRST EDITION. 209 pages; light green cloth binding (4 3/4 x 7 inch) with gilt lettering on the spine and cover along with indented pattern. Some wear to the top and bottom of the spine, former owners inscription in ink on front flyleaf "Aunt Em with love from Frank." An easy going series of essays on the natural world of New England and the author's adventures while traveling. Fine clean copy. View more info

I Go A-Fishing.

By: Prime, W.C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, England, Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle: 1873

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 11815

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


308 pages; cloth bound with gilt lettering on the spine, lightly faded. An account of fishing adventures in New England, especially New Hampshire and Connecticut during the last half of the 19th century. Pleasant reading in a very good copy. View more info

A New Member of the Blenny Family; No. 6

By: Seale, Alvin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No City, California Academy of Sciences: 1936

Seller ID: 4302

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series, Vol. XXIII, No. 6, pp. 85-86. August 12, 1936. "On December 3, 1934, the Steinhart Aquarium of the California Academy of Sciences received a shipment of live fishes from Suva, Fiji Islands. Included among these were two small blennies belonging to the genus Petroscirtes Ruppell". The author provides a description of this newly identified fish. View more info

The Arctic Prairies. A Canoe-Journey Of 2,000 Miles In Search Of The Caribou; Being The Account Of A Voyage To The Region North Of Aylmer Lake

By: Seton, Ernest Thompson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018438

Condition: Fine


Original green cloth with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. 5 1/2 X 8 3/4 inches. 415 pages which include 7 pages of index. Copy has 32 black and white photographs / illustrations. From the Illustrations page, "In addition to the illustrations in the following list there are in this book one hundred and twenty-five drawings in pen and ink including a number of maps." Seton (1860-1946) was an author, wildlife artist and one of the founding members of th... View more info

The Science of Dry Fly Fishing.

By: Shaw, Fred G.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, England, Bradbury, Agnew, & Co. Ld.: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11818

Condition: Collectible-Fine


THE TRUE (AND RARE) FIRST EDITION. xii, 142 pages; xxviii pages of ads (half in front, half in back with index); photo illustrations; bound in green cloth (7 1/2 x 9 1/8 inch) with three color illustration and title on the front cover and black lettering on the spine. Fred Shaw was a champion trout fly fisherman in 1904 and wrote this book for others interested in the sport. A very informative guide which includes: How to cast a trout fly; where to cast a trout fly; abou... View more info

Woods and Waters : Or, the Saranacs and Racket. With Map of the Route and Nine Illustrations on Wood.

By: Street, Alfred B.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, New York, M. Doolady: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12356

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xx, 345 pages; illustrations; appendix; brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Alfred B. Street (1811-1881) was an American author and poet from New York. He edited "Northern Lights" in Albany between 1843-44 and was appointed New York state librarian in 1848, an office which he held until his death in 1881. View more info

The Jaunts and Jollities of that Renowned Sporting Citizen Mr. John Jorrocks of St. Botolph Lane and Great Coram Street

By: Surtees, R. S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club. 1932. New York.: 1932

Seller ID: 2335

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth with narrow gold strips. Slip case. Illustrations in water-color by Gordon Ross and an Introduction by A. Edward Newton. Uncut page edges. The author, a lawyer by profession, has written this tale of Jack Jarrocks, "a man of wit and the ca use of wit in other men": Surrey Shooting--Mr. Jorrocks in Trouble; Mr. Jorrocks and the Surrey Stag-Hounds; Mr. Jorrocks in Paris; etc. View more info

Hillingdon Hall or the Cockney Squire; A Tale of Country Life

By: Surtees, R. S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Farquhar Payson. (Circa 1925). New York.:

Seller ID: 2340

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. No. 353 of 1,000 copies of the United States issue. With twelve illustrations in colour by Wildrake-Heath-Jellicoe. The author of "Handley Cross" and "Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities" has written another tale of life in the country with Mr . Jorrocks. View more info

Handley Cross; or, Mr.Jorrocks's Hunt

By: Surtees, R. S.(By the Author of "Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour", "Ask Mamma".

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew, & Co: 1854

Seller ID: 2347

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Leather. 17 steel engravings by John Leech, hand colored. Ink notation front end paper. The author writes about: The Olden Times; The Climax of Disaster; Mr. Jorrocks; Captain Doleful's Difficulties; The Pluckwelle Preserves; James Pigg Again !! !; Mr. Marmaduke Mulegrubs; The Great Mr. Prettyfat; etc. View more info

Jorrocks on 'unting and 'osses.

By: Surtees, Robert Smith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Hodder & Stoughton:

Seller ID: 12016

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa.1890s. [10] pages; illustrations, one color frontis; paper wrapper (3 1/4 x 6 1/8 inch) with color illustration pasted on the cover. silk string tied binding. With gift slip 'With Hearty Greetings and all Good Wishes, from - ' not signed. Humorous account of fox hunting in England by a very fat man, the sporting cockney grocer known as Jorrocks, well liked for his vulgarity and good natured artfulness. Seems to be taken from Robert Surtees writings. View more info

Tiger Trails in Southern Asia

By: Sutton, Richard L.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri, The C.V. Mosby Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13638

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


207 pages; illustrations, maps; red cloth binding. Inscription dated 4/13/27 saying "For Rowina with the best wishes of the Judge", The Judge was Sutton's hunting partner on the expedition, on the front flyleaf. Foreword - 'This little volume is not an authoritative treatise on tigers. In reality, it is a compilation of a series of notes made on a trip which was originally planned as a vacation, . ' Originally a series of letters in the Kansas City Star. Very goo... View more info

Days Off and Other Digressions

By: Van Dyke, Henry

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13778

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Margaret Armstrong binding. 322 pages; illustrations; blue cloth binding with illustration on the cover. American short fiction, many with fishing as a subject. Very good clean copy. View more info

The Adventure, 117 (May 1947)

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Popular Publications, Inc.: 1947

Seller ID: 14745

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


146 pages; drawings; color illustrated cover (7 x 9 1/4 inch). Contents include: 'Xipe the Skinless' by Gordon MacCreach; '-And to Hell With the Pilots' by Andrew A. Caffrey; 'Full Throttle' by Coleman Meyer; 'Salt Water Daffy' by Albert R. Wetjen; 'The Old Man Finally Died' by Harold E. Stoakes; 'Charley Hoe Handle and the Spirit Wolf' by Jim Kjelgaard; among others. Very good clean copy. View more info

Notitia Venatica : a Treatise on Fox-Hunting : Embracing the General Management of Hounds and Diseases of Dogs Including Distemper and Rabies; Also Kennel Lameness, Its Cause and Cure

By: Vyner, Robert T.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, England, Rudolph Ackermann: 1847

Seller ID: 14125

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


New Edition, Revised, Corrected, and Enlarged. ix, 172 pages; illustrations; rebound in 3/4 leather binding (minor wear along the edges). Original leather spine laid down on front flyleaf, former owner's bookplate on inside cover. Contents include general introduction on dogs and hounds; kennels - design and construction; types of food for hounds; illness and disease; treatment of young hounds; information on foxes and best way to hunt for them with dogs. Very good clean... View more info

Upland Game Bird Shooting in America; Introduction by Col. Lewis S. Thompson

By: Wagstaff, David, Arthur B. Lapsley, W. Arnold Hanger, Clarence H. Mackay, et al

Price: $375.00

Publisher: The Derrydale Press. 1930. New York.: 1930

Seller ID: 2344

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Illustrated cloth. 850 copies. Oversize book. Illustrations with three colored plates. Some wear to spine top and bottom. Also authored by: Erastus T. Tefft, Henry L. Ferguson, Col. H. P. Sheldon, Capt. Paul A. Curtis, W. Averell Harriman, Law rence B. Smith, Horace Lytle, P.N.B. Galwey-Foley, William E. Baker, Jr., and Eugene V. Connett, Editor. Driven game, American sportsmen. View more info