Harrisburg: Stackpole and Heck, 1951. Including the frontispiece, there are 6 color plates; many black and white illustrations and text drawings by the author. 234 pages. Short 4to, bound in full brown padded leather with gilt titles and gilt fly on the front cover, a.e.g. (binding is edgeworn and with small repairs to head and rear corner. Harrisburg: Stackpole and Heck, (1951). Deluxe Limited Edition - number 36 of only 100 copies printed. Pattern lists. A very good solid copy.....
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Paris: 1793. Concernant: Les Peches aux Hamecons, Haims &c; Differentes Fortes de Penches; Les Peches aux Filets; Les Peches de Mer, de Rivieres... Illustrated with fine plates after Diderot, engraved by Bernard. 132 views on 114 fine plates, including 18 double-page. 32pp of double column text in French. 4to, contemporary boards (binding is quite worn; dampstain at top margin of text pages; occasional light dampstains in other margins, mostly outside of image area; one plate torn); uncut edges. Paris: Chez.....
New York: Scribner, 1926. Black & white photographic illustrations. 12mo, dark green cloth-backed green boards; uncut. New York: Scribner's 1926. Corners bumped and with one small stain on cover, still a very good copy. One of 750 copies. A revised and enlarged edition of the privately printed first edition of 1923.
Cleveland: Rowfant Club, 1926. 13pp. Small 8vo, marbled boards. Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, 1926. Limited First Edition. This angling narrative was one of Kipling's early periodical contributions, and is here reprinted for the first time. One of 176 numbered copies, printed by Bruce Rogers. Fine, in original board slipcase.
London: Longmans, 1891. With 3 etchings and numerous illustrations by W.G. Burn-Murdoch. Tall 8vo, pale blue boards with parchment spine (worn at ends and joints repaired; title page starting). London: Longmans, 1891. First edition, large paper copy, number 27 of only 150 copies printed. Overall a very good(-) copy with etchings evenly toned from the tissue overlays.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1892. 32 fine colored plates with tissue guards, 6 engravings and 8 photographic reproductions. 522 pages. Tall thick, 8vo, green cloth, decorative front cover (slight wear & some rippling on spine, internally clean). Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1892). A very good(+) copy. Early Printing, with the 1892 publication date on the copyright page and no date on the title page. Previous owners name on inside front cover.
New York: Century, 1883. Hundreds of woodcut illustrations throughout the text. 892 pages, thick 4to, pictorial tan cloth, decorative spine (rubbed at the top). New York: Century, (1883). Very good. Among the contributors are Dan Beard, John Burroughs, George Bird Grinnell, James A. Henshall, John Muir, Thaddeus Norris, Charles E. Whithead, and others.
New York: Shorewood Press, 1957. Map. Image measures 20 7/8" x 28 1/4" Colorful pictorial map of the United States, decorated profusely with over eighty species of saltwater and freshwater fish, and 345 freshwater fishing spots in the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, and southern Canada. Includes many insets showing wide-ranging habitats by certain species and where they are most concentrated. Designed by Ira Moss and produced by Barry, Moss, and Shore in 1957.
Preface by L. de Boisset. Illustrated with 46 drawings in the text and 32 b/w photographic plates. 282pp printed on woodpulp paper so the pages are somewhat toned, as usual. Original pictorial wrappers (edgeworn with a few chips and folds); uncut edges. Paris: Librairie des Champs-Elysees, 1953. First edition. A very good copy of this uncommon angling book.
Goshen: Angler's and Shooter's Press, 1973. Bound in full blue calf, large gilt image on front cover, top edge gilt, large 4to. xxxv, (1), xvi, (2), -304 pp. Illustrated from photographs, plates, in-text illustrations from line drawings, frontispiece plate of colored salmon flies signed by Charles DeFeo in pencil, color plate from a painting by Ogden Pleissner, signed by him, in pencil, in the lower margin. Goshen: The Angler's and Shooter's Press, 1973. Fine. Number 132 of 240 copies...
North Humberside: Chevington, 1989. Poetry on Trout and Angling by various Authors. Etchings by D.R. Wakefield. Folio, leather backed marbled boards. (North Humberside): Chevington Press, 1989. Limited Edition. Fine. 13 etchings, printed in color, with poetry by Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, Rupert Brooke, John Donne, & others. One of only 75 copies, on handmade paper, signed by the printer and artist. Fine, in a cloth slipcase.