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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London: Lowndes, 1774. Frontis., illustrated. viii + 304pp., 12mo, re-cased, polished calf boards; lightly worn. London: T. Lowndes, 1774. Fourth edition. A very good copy.
New York: James Cummins, 1989. 434 pages, tall thick 8co, red cloth, d.w. New York: James Cummins, 1989, First Edition, Limited. Fine. One of 540 numbered copies signed by the author.
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: Moore142 pages, 1858. Thin 8vo, 142 pages, original brown cloth, (worn, some browning). New York: A.O. Moore, 1858. Second edition of possibly the first American book on the subject.
New York: Knopf, 1965. With decorative headpieces by John Groth. 8vo, dark red cloth, d.w. New York: Knopf, 1965. First Edition. Signed ink drawing by Groth on the flyleaf, entitled "Arnold Gingrich on the Beaverkill, 1964. The dust wrapper is tanned & soiled, but the book is fine.
Pittsburgh: The Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, 1970. Tipped in color frontis, 28 full-page black-and-white plates. xx + 350 pages, tall 8vo, green cloth. Pittsburgh: The The Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, 1970. A fine copy.
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.
New York: Century, 1883. 2 vols. 27 full page illustrations, 11 Japan proofs, and many text illustrations.Tall 4to, embossed cloth; spine ends rubbed. New York: Century, (1883). Internally fine.
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.
Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1884. 2 vols. 27 full page illustrations, 11 Japan proofs, and many text illustrations.Tall 4to, 1/2 black leather, maroon boards, extremities rubbed. Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1884. Internally fine.
London: Darling, 1851. Illustrated. 166pp., 12mo, rebound in gilt-lettered half leather over green cloth with original covers laid down. London: J. and D. A. Darling, 1851. A very good copy.
New York: Paisley Press, 1936. Frontispiece portrait, tissue guard, 32 illustrations in black & white. 301pp. 8vo, black cloth (spine spotted). New York: Paisley Press, First Edition. 1936. Internally fine.
London: 1931. 1 folio sheet folded in half, with color pictorial cover and 2 specimen pages, each with a black & white drawing. (London, n.d., 1931). Fine.
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.
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.
London: George Harrap, 1931. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 12 full-page color plates, and 25 b/w drawings in the text; pictorial endpapers and illus. title page. 224pp. 4to, original gilt-lettered vellum; uncut edges, t.e.g. London: George Harrap, (1931). A fine copy. Limited edition. Number 335 of 775 copies signed by Rackham on the limitation page. Latimore & Haskell, p. 66.
London: A & C Black, 1928. Several illustrations. 246 pages. 12mo, un-lettered brown sheep, printed d.w. (well-worn and repaired with tape), board slipcase with paper labels. London: A. & C. Black, 1928. First edition thus. A fine copy in poor dust wrapper and very good slipcase. A facsimile of the 1653 first edition.
New York: Thomas Crowell, 1880. Edited by John Major from the fourth London edition. Illustrated with steel and wood engravings by John Absolon and J.T. Willmore. 2 volumes, 12mos, gilt stamped green cloth, top edges gilt, titles in red and black. New York: Thomas Crowell, circa 1880. A very good(+) set.
London: Pickering, 1836. With Original memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas. 2 volumes with rubricated titles. Beautifully illustrated with 61 engraved plates by various artists, printed on India paper within the text or as a full-page plate. , ccxii, , 129; , 131-436, pp printed on thick paper. Thick imperial 8vos, handsomely bound in 19th century full black morocco with gilt-stamped covers and spine; a.e.g. (expremities rubbed, one inner hinge strengthened, scattered foxing and some browning on margins). London...
London: Bagster, 1815. With the Lives of the Authors and Notes by Sir John Hawkins. Full-page copperplate engravings plus text illustrations. 508 pages + Index. Large 8vo, re-bound in smooth tan calf over marbled boards, original marbled edges; board slipcase. London: R. Watts for Samuel Bagster. Second Bagster edition. The frontispiece & title page are heavily foxed; scattered foxing throughout.
London: Methuen, 1901. Edited, with an Introduction and Notes by John Buchan. Frontispiece portrait from a painting by Housman. 16mo, red cloth. London: Methuen, 1901. First edition with the Buchan Introduction.
London: Bohn, 1856. Edited by Edward Jess. More than 200 wood engravings and more than 20 on steel. xix + 496pp., 8vo, beautifully rebound in full, gilt-decorated green morocco; early ownership signature on title page. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1856. A very good (+) copy.
Norwalk: Easton, 1976. With instructions, how to angle for a trout or grayling in a clear stream, by Charles Cotton and with an intro by James Russell Lowell. Illustrated in black and white by Douglas W. Gorsline. Thick 8vo, gilt stamped forest green leather, peach silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt. Norwalk: Easton Press, 1976. A fine copy.