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Fly Fishing Through The Midlife Crisis, Raines, Howell
21 Fly Fishing Through The Midlife Crisis
Raines, Howell
New York William Morrow 1993 0688103464 / 9780688103460 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean dust jacket. Clean blue boards with white cloth spine, blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 352 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, no chips, no tears, slight fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Part sporting autobiography and part guidebook to life's middle passage, this book is filled with the author's love for fly fishing, and beautifully written (he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for "Grady's Gift", a NY Times magazine article about his friendship with Gradystein Williams Hutchinson, a black woman, in segregated Birmingham. 025940

Price: 15.00 USD
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22 Fly Fishing Through The Midlife Crisis
Raines, Howell
New York William Morrow 1993 0688103464 / 9780688103460 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclippeddust jacket. Clean blue boards with ivory cloth spine, green lettering on spine. No bumpiing or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean photo-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 352 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Part sporting autobiography and part guidebook tro life's middle passage, this book is filled with the author's love for fly fishing and informed by his years as a journalistic observer of American society. 026189

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.
23 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
24 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)
25 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
26 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.
27 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
28 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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Spawn of the North, Willoughby, Barrett
29 Spawn of the North
Willoughby, Barrett
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1932 Reprint Hardcover Good good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original jacket. Blue cloth boards with black lettering and small fish illustration on cover. Slight wear with hint of fraying at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with some browning to endpapers from manufacturer's glue. 349 pp. Illustrated dustjacket has corner chips, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story about the salmon industry, set in Alaska. 020897

Price: 15.00 USD
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Fishing the Dry Fly, Wilson, Dermot
30 Fishing the Dry Fly
Wilson, Dermot
London Adam & Charles Black 1970 Second edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
Second Edition of this book (originally published in 1957) and SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Good luck from Dermot Wilson." Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 217 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has 2" closed tear repaired with invisible tape. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024036

Price: 40.00 USD
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31 Meanderings of a Fisherman
Witter, Dean
Self Published First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Illustrated Signed
Flat Signed by Author on title page. Very clean pine green cloth boards with gilt lettering on front and spine, illustration of line and tackle on front encircling title. Very light hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are very clean and bright; Endpapers printed with light blue illustrations of fishing equipment with colored maps and illustrations. 61 pgs. 9" x 11-1/2". Fishing. 014545

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Fish Book, Woman's World Magazine
32 The Fish Book
Woman's World Magazine
Chicago, IL Woman's World Magazine Co., Inc. 1928 Wraps Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean bright color illustrated wraps. Very slight edge wear, hint of faint creasing. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks, no stains. 50 pgs. Illustrated. No additional printings listed. 7" x 10". 010209

Price: 15.00 USD
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33 The River as Looking Glass & Other Stories from the Outdoors
Woods, Craig
Lexington, Mass. The Stephen Green Press 1988 0-8289-0657-2 / 9780828906579 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with clean beige cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Tiny bit of yellowing to bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 121 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift quality. Accounts of flyfishing for salmon and bass, hunting woodcock, and walking through the woods in beautifully clear prose, calling up all the sights, smells and sensations of the outdoors. 8vo. Fishing. 011489

Price: 16.00 USD
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