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The Painted Stream

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by ARMSTRONG, Robin.
ID No.: 3643.

J M  Dent & Sons   London 1985 4to  Illust 160p. Foreword by Sir Michael  Horden. Richly illustrated by the author. Original green cloth binding with d/j.  A River Wardens life on two of the most beautiful small rivers in England the Tavy and Walkham.   Armstrong was a river keeper, naturalist and wildlife artist.  Charming pictures and text describing life, incidents and some of the characters like old Long John who at eighty five had never been caught poaching, of Jack 'Cracker' Smith the ageless farmer, the Brigadier, still fishing despite his failing eyesight and of Dave and George the authors colleagues with their droll observations of country life.  Slight Foxing to E/P.  -Fine 

Price: AU$35.00



Tasmanian Rivers, Lakes and Flowers


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by MURRAY, A.S. .
ID No.: 5048.

G Robertson Sydney 1900. Folio oblong, 58p. Green hide grain cloth cover with gilt edges and titles.  Includes seventeen colour plates by the author. As well as his interest in his art Murray has been able to incorporate his other love, for fishing, into several  sections of the publication.  He refers to bream and trout fishing in the Derwent, the Huon and the Great Lake.   Several pages separating from  the spine but overall this is  Good condition.   

 

 

                

 

 

 

Price: AU$700.00



Saltwater Fly Fishing Magic

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by ROGERS, Neal and Linda.
ID No.: 3951.

Earth and Great Weather Publishing Co. Butte Montana 1993 1St Ed.n.   Folio, Illust 156p. D/J. Introduction by Lefty Kreh.  Illustrations by Craig Rogers. A celebration with over 200 wonderful colour photographs of game fishing on a fly taken over the past fifty years. Includes  a history of salt-water fly-fishing by Stu Apte.  Sections on East & West coasts of North America, Florida Keys, Bahamas, the Caribbean, Central America and the rest of the world. Slight rub to D/J .  Near New.    

Price: AU$75.00



Catalogue of an Important Collection of Original Drawings by Henry Alken

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by ALKEN, Henry.
ID No.: 25
Ellis & Smith London 1949, 8vo Illust 19p col. pictorial card covers. colour frontis., plates. - Fine
Price: AU$70.00



The Painted Stream –A River Wardens Life.

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by ARMSTRONG, Robin.
ID No.: 3054
J M  Dent & Sons   London 1985 4to  Illust 160p. Foreword by Sir Michael  Horden. Richly illustrated by the author. Original green cloth binding with d/j.  A River Wardens life on two of the most beautiful small rivers in England the Tavy and Walkham.   Armstrong was a river keeper, naturalist and wildlife artist.  Charming pictures and text describing life, incidents and some of the characters like old Long John who at eighty five had never been caught poaching, of Jack 'Cracker' Smith the ageless farmer, the Brigadier, still fishing despite his failing eyesight and of Dave and George the authors colleagues with their droll observations of country life. Obliteration of an owners inscription on fep. o/w a Fine book
Price: AU$25.00



Fishing Flies


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by ATKINSON, Robert.
ID No.: 50
Crescent Books New York 1991, 1st US edn, 4to Illust 127p D/J. 250 colour photographs and 50 line engravings.   An illustrated album.  Charts the changing fashions, innovations and materials employed throughout history by the fly fisherman in pursuit of the sport. -Near Mint
Price: AU$90.00



Sport In Art An iconography of sport during four hundred years from the beginning of the fifteenth to the end of the eighteenth centuries


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by BAILLIE-GROHMAN, William A.
ID No.: 74
Benjamin Blom New York 1969 reissue of the 1925 edn, folio Illust 422p. 234 illustrations-some full-page. An iconography of sport during four hundred years from the beginning of the fifteenth to the end of the eighteenth centuries. Detailed and fascinating plates include Emperor Maximilian shooting and fishing. Blue cloth boards with gold-gilt decoration and lettering. A good clean copy - Fine
Price: AU$130.00



Pictures of the Chalk Streams

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by BARTON, E.A.
ID No.: 2560
Antony Atha Publishers   Rugby. 1978 1st edn. Number 194 oflimited edn of 750. 4to oblong. Illust 95p. Blue cloth with gilt motif in slipcase.  Introduction by Comdr. C F Walker. The photographs, poetry and prose of Dr. Edwin Alfred Barton, a well known figure in The Flyfishers Club and on the south country chalk streams.  A new compilation of Barton's photographs, poetry and prose, generally avoiding that which appeared in his well-known "Album of the chalk-streams", but using material from his other books and from "The Flyfisher's Journal" and various magazines.  –Very Fine 
Price: AU$300.00



The Photographer, The Cook and the Fisherman,

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by BENNETT, Richard, Muir, Jill. George Muir.
ID No.: 3762.

Privately published by the Authors, Kingston 2002 1st Edn. 4to, Illust 208p.  D/J. Foreword by Charles Wooley. Real stories of Tasmanian fishing. A lifestyle book of catching , cooking and recording the   pleasure experienced by a trio of friends who share the common interest.  Outstanding photoraphy and text make this book a pleasure to read. -Fine  

Price: AU$50.00



The Rivers and Streams of England

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by BRADLEY, A.G.
ID No.: 4086
Bracken Books London 1985 facsimile of the original 1909 edition.. 8vo. Illust. 288p. Illust with 75 full colour illustrations by Sutton Palmer. An angler captures his love of the beauty and grandeur of the landscape and his favourite rivers and streams he enjoys whilst enjoying his sport Fine
Price: AU$45.00



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