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100 Years in Timber

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by BROADHEAD, Bert.
ID No.: 3781
 Abbey Publishing    Sydney 1965, 1St.Edn.  8vo. Illust. 40p. Soft cover.  "This is the story of a family who came to Australia in 1854  -  it tells of their trials and tribulations and also of their success. We meet some ’bush characters’ and the story is full of action and interest’. Includes ‘Fishing in the Badja’  John Hedge assisted with the publication.    -Very Good  
Price: AU$85.00



A Gentleman Angler: The life and times of Douglas L. Bridges,


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by TAYLOR, Harvey J. (ed.)
ID No.: 1664.

Privately published Judbury, Tasmania 1992 in edition limited to 60 signed copies, 8vo Illust [84p].  Red leatherette binding. Doug Bridges is one of Tasmania's well known angling identities. ……..” having been associated with the sporting life, more particularly fishing for 60 years in Hobart, and as such he has created an image for himself in his own lifetime. "  Being associated with anglers, either through his  sports store, his association with Government Authorities, or via angling competitions, he has given the sport an input few other men could emulate    -As new

Price: AU$990.00



A Treasury of Reels The fishing reel collection of the American Museum of Fly Fishing

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by BROWN, Jim
ID No.: 192
American Museum of Fly Fishing Manchester Vermont 2000 2nd printing. oblong 4to Illust 199p soft cover. 150 photographs by Bob O'Shaughnessy. A fascinating reference work mainly, but not exclusively, dealing with fly reels. Includes a 72p introduction on the evolution of the fly reel - Mint
Price: AU$150.00



Angler 's Club Bulletin

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by Angler\'s Club of New York
ID No.: 37
Assorted collection of seven issues for the years 1942, 1961 and 1962.    Articles by Dana Lamb, Stanley Babson, Sparse Grey Hackle and others. . - Very Good
Price: AU$75.00



Angling and Art in Scotland

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by BRIGGS E.E.
ID No.: 2694
Longmans Green & Co. London 1908 1St Edn. 8vo. Illust 216p. Brown cloth pictorial covers of a fisherman and river scene in black. Thirty two coloured plates. Some fishing experiences and descriptions of scenery are related to the paintings by the author. Primarily a story of the authors fishing experiences from boyhood to later years in Galloway, Perthshire and the highlands. A bright clean copy.- Fine
Price: AU$150.00



Angling in Australia and Elsewhere.

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by JOSELAND, Howard.
ID No.: 2336.

Art in Australia Sydney 1921. 12mo.Illust 128p. Green board cover. b/w photographs, three tipped in watercolour plates by the author. The first book written in Australia to focus on flyfishing for trout. It is a happy mixture of fishing tips, poetry, anecdotes,  Includes chapters on saltwater fishing and Australian native freshwater fish but is mainly about trout fishing in New South Wales. Scarce but probably the most sought after book on angling in Australia. –Quarter cloth and papered boards a little marked and very slightly rubbed  at the extremities. Fine

"Howard Joseland was an English born architect who moved to Australia for his health. He established in Sydney and set up his practice designing homes on the affluent north shore where he lived.    He was a keen angler  equally at home fishing in both salt and fresh water.   Joseland was instrumental in establishing the New South Wales Rod Fishers Association and became its first Secretary and later President. He was a regular contributor to angling magazines in Australia and the UK.  John Hedge referred to him as "the father of trout fishing in New South Wales".

Price: AU$1,000.00



Angling in Australia: Its history and writings


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by DUNN, Bob
ID No.: 447

David Ell Publishing Sydney 1991, 4to Illust 320p, deluxe edn. of 300 copies numbered and signed by the author, bound in full bonded red leather with a 19thcentury angling scene set into the front cover. The most comprehensive book written on the history of fresh and salt water fishing in Australia covering the sport from the unique methods of early Aboriginals to the present day. Over 250 illustrations in black and white and colour. Contains a 20 page bibliography of Australian fishing books –Mint 

Price: AU$350.00



Australian Anglers Guide and Sea Fishing Manual,

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by CHAMPLEY, James T,
ID No.: 2326.

George Robertson and Co Melbourne c.1910  12mo Illust 147p plus index and adverts. Soft cover. Mainly fishing in Victoria but also discusses Tasmania, New South Wales and New Zealand. Brief introduction to the species, tackle, knots . 25mm tear in spine o/w A very tight copy of this very scarce publication. -Very Good      

Price: AU$450.00



Australian Fishing Reels, - A Collectors Guide


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by DUNN, Bob.
ID No.: 2307

Antiquarian Angler Sydney 1994,  Limited edition.   4to Illust 228p plus lift out guide.  Pictorial Boards.     'A fascinating look at the shooting irons of the Aussie anglers of yesteryear"..........Modern Fishing. Contains a photograph and description of over 250 reels, their history and chronology. This has become the essential guide for collectors of Australian fishing reels. The contents have been supported by supplements that add to the range of reels and provide an updated value guide.  Signed by author.    Scarce –Very Fine   

Price: AU$400.00



Australia’s Best Trout Flies.

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by CROSSE, Malcolm.
ID No.: 2512.

Fly Life Publishing   Hobart 1997 This is a Edn Ltd to 250 signed and numbered copies.  8vo Illust. 135p  D/J. Twenty eight of Australia’s leading fly tyers have written a chapter each on their selected six favourite flies and they explain how to tie and fish them. The chapters are signed by their fly tyer.  The 168 flies have been photographed  by David Roche and are reproduced in full colour.    -Very Fine.  

Price: AU$350.00



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