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Skills for Taming the Wilds: A Handbook of Woodcraft Wisdom, Angier, Bradford
1 Skills for Taming the Wilds: A Handbook of Woodcraft Wisdom
Angier, Bradford
Harrisburg Stackpole Books 1967 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing. Very clean green cloth boards with black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 286 pgs. Illustrated with detailed drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one small clossed tear at base of front flap fold, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Offers the complete lowdown on civilizing the wilderness while traveling light and making do with little. An excellent reference for campside, tackle-box, glove compartment, or fireside. 8vo. Outdoor Life. 016604

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books), Baskett, James Newton
2 The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books)
Baskett, James Newton
New York D. Appleton 1899 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
1899 on title page and copyright page. Clean moss green cloth boards with black stamped lettering and decoration opn cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small oval stamp of "Davenport Academy of Sciences" near top of front free endpaper. Also a small inventory number near top edge of FFE. Gorgeous irridescent full color frontispiece illustration (American food fishes) with tissue guard. Many wonderful black and white illustrations throughout. 297 pages with index. Size approx. 5" x 7-1/2". An amazing book with great information and detail, along with excellent illustrations. 025067

Price: 65.00 USD
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3 Mountain in the Clouds: A Search for the Wild Salmon
Brown, Bruce
New York Simon & Schuster 1982 0-671-43583-3 / 9780671435837 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with green cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright; small remainder mark on bottom page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean endpapers. 239 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Fishing. 011228

Price: 12.00 USD
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For Poachers Only - And the Giles Stories, Chance, Jack
4 For Poachers Only - And the Giles Stories
Chance, Jack
London Adam & Charles Black 1956 second printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Bernard Venables; Alex Jardin 
Clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 71 pp. with ten drawings by Bernard Venables and Alex Jardine. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears, very slight wear at top spine edge, hint of soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A humorous collection of stories which describe certain fishing incidents and which originally appeared in "The Field" and the "Journal of the Fly-Fisher's Club." 020784

Price: 18.00 USD
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Truth is Stranger Than Fishin', Cook, Beatrice
5 Truth is Stranger Than Fishin'
Cook, Beatrice
New York William Morrow 1955 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Carl Malouf, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean and bright yellow cloth boards with small comical illustration on cover, black lettering and illustration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (hint of very slight browning to endpapers only). No names, writing or marks. Illustrations and jacket by Carl Malouf. 303 pages. Dust jacket has very slight edge wear and edge fading; nice photo of author on rear panel, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024433

Price: 20.00 USD
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Florida Fish and Fishing, Francis, Phil
6 Florida Fish and Fishing
Francis, Phil
New York Macmillan 1955 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with white lettering on spine. Small spot of fading at top spine edge. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 230 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (some corner clipping, but 3.95 on front inside flap), large chip at base of spine extending a bit into rear panel, 1" chip at top of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Written by a superb angler with information on lures, baits and their handling; tack and accessories; habits and habitats of Florida sport fish, how to land them. 025229

Price: 15.00 USD
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Trout Farming, Greenberg, David B.
7 Trout Farming
Greenberg, David B.
Philadelphia / New York Chilton 1960 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in clean unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 197 pp. with index; 154 illustrations (photographs and drawings). Clean dustjacket is not price clipped(12.00 on front inside flap), a few tiny nicks and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The first complete textbook on trout farming -- a must for present and prospective trout farmers, with history of artificial propogation, future of trout industry, anatomy, physiology, embryology of trout, incubation, sorting, grading, and transporting, trout diseases and marketing methods. 020054

Price: 25.00 USD
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Complete Book of Bass Fishing, Gresham, Grits
8 Complete Book of Bass Fishing
Gresham, Grits
New York Outdoor Life 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Nice clean book in original dust jacket. Clean brown boards with beige cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping or fading; one tiny spot of wear on upper rear board edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with drawings and photographs. 264 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few very small edge chips. Photo of author on rear panel with a nice bass! Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The Freshwater Bass - habits and habitat, reading the water, finding the fish, artificial lures, natural baits, tackle, fishing techniques, cleaning and cooking your catch. 024584

Price: 12.00 USD
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9 North American Game Fishes
La Mont, Francesca
Garden City Doubleday 1946 Leather Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean dark green leather flexible boards.Tiny bit of wear at top and bottom of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Very small P/O label inside front cover. Illustrated with color plates. 202 pgs. 12mo. Fishing. 005158

Price: 10.00 USD
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You've Got Me on the Hook, Lariar, Lawrence
10 You've Got Me on the Hook
Lariar, Lawrence
New York Dodd Mead 1954 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with cartoon illustration and black lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Very slight bumping to corners, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), has very faint water stain to two corners, otherwise bright; tiny chip at top spine edge, several closed edge tears. A catch of the funniest cartoons about fish and fishermen. 021937

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Quotable Fisherman, Lyons, Nick
11 The Quotable Fisherman
Lyons, Nick
New York The Lyons Press 1998 1558217177 / 9781558217171 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page and in clean unchipped jacket. Very clean blue flecked white boards with clean dark blue cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 200 pp. Illustrations by Alan James Robinson. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of comments and stories about the pasion and pleasure of fishing which captures the essence of the sport. Writers include: Lord Byron, Cervantes, Ernest Hemingway, Izaak Walton, and more. 020805

Price: 15.00 USD
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Poems of Gun and Rod, McGaffey, Ernest
12 Poems of Gun and Rod
McGaffey, Ernest
New York Charles Scribner 1892 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Decorated cloth boards - clean beige cloth boards with gold, yellow and black decoration and lettering on cover (hooked trout leapiing out of water), gold lettering on spine. Small spot of fraying/wear-through at top left corner of front board, tiny spot of wear at one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Lovely black and white illustrations by Herbert E. Butler. 140 pages. 022547

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Atlantic Salmon: A Vanishing Species?, Netboy, Anthony
13 The Atlantic Salmon: A Vanishing Species?
Netboy, Anthony
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1968 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 457 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very tiny shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The first book in any language to deal with the Atlantic salmon in all the countries where the species is, or has been, an important natural resource. 8vo. Fish. 015379

Price: 15.00 USD
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Tactics on Trout, Ovington, Ray
14 Tactics on Trout
Ovington, Ray
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with small green illustration on cover, gold lettering and green decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 327 pgs. + index. Illustrated with drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Teaches the angler how to "read" trout water and, with the help of numerous precise procedural drawings, exactly how to wade, cast, and fish out each of 33 different, but typical, kinds of trout pools. Large 8vo. Fishing. 015232

Price: 20.00 USD
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Pond, Lake and Stream Fishing - A Book of General Advice on Fresh Water Fishing, Robinson, Ben C.
15 Pond, Lake and Stream Fishing - A Book of General Advice on Fresh Water Fishing
Robinson, Ben C.
Philadelphia David McKay 1941 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with rod and reel illustration and dark green title box, gold lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 370 pp. 019814

Price: 18.00 USD
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Jill and I and the Salmon, Russell, Jack
16 Jill and I and the Salmon
Russell, Jack
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1950 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Ralph L. Boyer, Illustrator 
Second Printing (June, 1950) stated in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with fish decoration on cover, dark green title box and gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Ralph L. Boyer. 204 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket (designed by Samuel Bryant) is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. At age 49 Jack Russell resigned from a business career because of ill health and with his wife Jill, fresh from a London ballet, established a unique fishing camp on the Miramichi River. This is the story of 20 years of hardihood, friendship, and adventure -- their second life. 025084

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Sportsman's Companion, Ted Janes; Henry Lyman; Clyde Ormond; Frank Woolner (Lee Wulff, Editor)
17 The Sportsman's Companion
Ted Janes; Henry Lyman; Clyde Ormond; Frank Woolner (Lee Wulff, Editor)
New York Harper & Row 1968 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Douglas Allen, Jr., Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold colored endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Douglas Allen, Jr. 413 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clilpped, has a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. First winner of the Abercrombie & Fitch Award, this book should be of interest to any American sportsman. Sections on fishing (both fresh and saltwater and fly fishing), guns and hunting, camping, and more. 024681

Price: 20.00 USD
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Fisherman's Luck: And Some Other Uncertain Things, Van Dyke, Henry
18 Fisherman's Luck: And Some Other Uncertain Things
Van Dyke, Henry
New York Charles Scribner 1899 Later Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Henry Van Dyke's initials (HVD) on cover. Pale green cloth boards with gold swimming fish set against gold and green water lilies; gold lettering and line border on cover, gold lettering with horizontal green lines and small gold decoration on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; 12 additional illustrations (black and white plates). 247 pages with index. 022283

Price: 50.00 USD
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Familiar Freshwater Fishes of America, Walden, Howard T.
19 Familiar Freshwater Fishes of America
Walden, Howard T.
New York Harper & Row 1964 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Carl Burger, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with silver and blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean - small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated in full color and black and white by Carl Burger. 324 pages with index. Clean dust jacket with original price intact, small clip to lower edge of front inside flap, very slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025225

Price: 25.00 USD
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After the Catch - The trout lover's guide to preparing and enjoying his catch, Welker, Jim
20 After the Catch - The trout lover's guide to preparing and enjoying his catch
Welker, Jim
U.S.A. Mainstream Marketing, Inc. 1977 Stiff Boards Very Good+ 
Clean brown decorated cover (stiff boards bound with sturdy leather tie). Stamped gold lettering and jumping trout on cover. No chipping, fading or wear. Matching bookmark. Pages are clean, but some have small note by recipe, such as "OK", "too hard", etc. A nice variety of recipes, illustrated with drawings; frontis color photograph of author Jim Welker. 024041

Price: 15.00 USD
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