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...
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. 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.
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.
Boston: Little Brown, 1889. Frontispiece and 10 engravings by various artists and 6 etchings by Harlow + 74 woodcuts throughout the text. 2 volumes, rubricated title pages, unprinted endpapers, scattered foxing, 8vo, original green cloth with a decoratively gilt spine and decorative cover. Boston: Little Brown, 1889. Very good(+) pair. The first James Russell Lowell edition with a new introduction by him. Number 431 of 500 numbered copies printed at the University Press, Cambridge.