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1 Letters to Young Fly-Fishers
Aston, Sir George Philip Allan & Co., Ltd London 1926 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
First edition. Original blue boards. Rubs to the corners and spine edges, exposing the boards in a couple of places. Previous owner's signature in pencil on the front endpaper. In generally good condition inside but there is a loose plate, facing p. 70. Light handling marks to a few page margins but pages are mostly clean and binding fairly firm. pp. xii, 154. An acceptable reading copy; not a collector's copy. 105005 
Price: 5.00 GBP

8 The Adventures of Wonk - Going to Sea; and The New Fishing Net
Levy, Muriel (stories by) ; illustrations by Kiddell-Monroe Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1941 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Poor Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
First edition, 1941. Original light blue boards, with a darker blue line illustration and titles on the front cover. Boards and spine are in very good condition but there is a very light crease visible towards the top of the rear board. The boards curve outwards very slightly at the corners and there are a couple of tiny rust spots to the rear board. The pages are nice and clean but there are a few very light handling creases to some pages. Two pages have a tiny nick in the bottom edge. The first page of the second story, The Fishing Net, has a small rubbed patch where binding glue has seeped onto the top edge and stuck two pages together, approx 1cm x 0.5cm right next to the spine (not particularly noticeable). Slim unpaginated volume. Last two pages contain other Ladybird titles published up to 1941, including three Wonk titles - this one; Strawberries and Cream, with Adventure in the Night; and Fireworks, with The Diamond Ring Affair. The dust jacket is worn and torn, with an approx. one inch tear to the top edge of the front cover, creasing to the front flap, rear flap detached and another long tear to the rear flap, some creasing and a shorter tear to the back cover and then loss to the bottom edge of the back cover, approx. 6cm x 5cm. Plain dust jacket flaps and plain spine. No printed price. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105558 
Price: 80.00 GBP

2 The Observer's Book of Sea Fishes [Observer's No. 28]
Bagenal, T. B. Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd 1972 072321509x / 9780723215097 Hardcover Good Good Book 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall 
Revised edition. Bright green boards. Name written on f.e.p. A section of textblock has darkened / discoloured pages. Dust jacket is price clipped and torn at the top edge of the front cover. Further bruising. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose clear archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket from further wear). 184pp. 102073 
Price: 5.00 GBP

9 The Blameless Sport: Some Piscatory Excursions in Prose and Verse
Morris, Wilfred Walter ; with an introduction by Sir George B. Douglas Methuen & Co. Ltd Essex Street, London 1929 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. First edition. Original green cloth. Gilt ruled upper board with gilt spine titles. Some light marks to the rear board and rubs to the spine ends and corners. The binding is firm. Some foxing throughout. Deckled / untrimmed foredges. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Frontis. illustration with tissue guard. pp. xii, 208. 307796 
Price: 10.00 GBP

3 Ian Botham On Fishing
Botham, Ian Weidenfeld and Nicolson London 2008 0297854607 / 9780297854609 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Excellent FINE condition hardback and dust jacket. No names, inscriptions or other marks of previous ownership. Not price-clipped, the dust jacket is protected in a loose archival clear film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 25.5cm. 240pp. 100229 
Price: 11.00 GBP

10 North Cape
Ommanney, F. D. Longmans, Green and Co. 1939 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
With 20 halftone plates. Original blue boards. Lacks dust jacket. In very good, clean condition though there is a slight curvature to the boards. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. New impression, December 1939; same year as the first edition. 252pp. 104574 
Price: 6.00 GBP

4 Fresh-Water Wonders and How to Identify Them
Crabtree, J. H. The Epworth Press | J. Alfred Sharp London Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Small, pocket-sized book. Green cloth with pictorial onlay to the front board. Light rubs to the spine ends and corners. The boards are significantly bowed. Undated. Previous owner's signature at the top corner of the front endpaper. Binding is firm. 64pp. 306675 
Price: 8.50 GBP

11 A Ladybird Book About Coarse Fishing (Ladybird Book, Series 633)
Scott, N. ; with illustrations by B. H. Robinson Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1969 0721402437 / 9780721402437 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. A first edition or 1969 reprint - same year as the first edition. Boards are clean but with a few little foxing spots to the spine and a small light mark to the back cover. Printed ISBN on the back cover and dual price of 2/6 and 12.5p with a printed strikethrough and Ladybird printed revised price of 15p in a circle. 6 titles listed on the back cover, of which this is no. 5 and the last title is Tricks and Magic (also published in 1969). There is a small brown mark on the title page which affects the two pages either side. Other pages all clean. No names or inscriptions. Binding firm and no creasing to the pages. A nice copy. 305723 
Price: 4.00 GBP

5 The Life Story of the Fish
Curtis, Brian ; with an introduction by William Beebe D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Blue cloth. Foredges untrimmed. 1st edition. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, has some tears and creases and small chips to the spine and corners. Some foxing to DJ flaps. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 260pp. 303085 
Price: 25.00 GBP

12 Complete Guide to Sea Fishing (An Angling Times Book)
Stoker, Hugh Ernest Benn Limited London 1968 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Reprint. Blue cloth boards. Date written on the front pastedown. Contents otherwise in very good clean condition. The dust jacket is worn - generally rubbed, with some short tears and creasing. Not price clipped, the DJ is now supplied in a loose protective film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 160pp. 301506 
Price: 7.00 GBP

6 The Last Days of The Lacuna Cabal
Dixon, Sean HarperCollinsPublishers 2008 0007268564 / 9780007268566 First Edition Hard Cover Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Hardback, with pictorial boards. 1st UK edition. No dust jacket (as issued by the publisher). In excellent, fine condition. pp. 344. An original, mischievous rites of passage novel which will delight fans of offbeat fiction such as 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen' and 'A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian'. The Lacuna Cabal Montreal Young Women's Book Club is THE foremost book club in Canada, no, in the world. Priding themselves on their good taste, intelligent discussions and impeccable opinions, they are a group of misfits and oddballs, living on the edge of normality. 052343 
Price: 5.00 GBP

13 The South African Fisherman
Whibley, Ivor ; Garratt, Pat Struik Timmins Cape Town, South Africa 1989 0869783246 / 9780869783245 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Lightly used paperback. There is an ink gift inscription written on the half title page. Covers show light wear. Laminate wrinkled on the front cover. 220pp. 101292 
Price: 5.00 GBP

7 Freshwater Fishes and How to Identify Them
Johnson, S. C. ; Johnson, W. B. The Epworth Press | J. Alfred Sharp London Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Small, pocket-sized book. Green cloth with pictorial onlay to the front board. Light rubs to the spine ends and corners. Undated. Previous owner's signature at the top corner of the front endpaper. Binding is firm. There are some light grubby marks to pages, including some light wandering pen marks to pages 26-27. 64pp. 306674 
Price: 8.50 GBP


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