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The Roof of Tasmania

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by JETSON, Tim.
ID No.: 3474

Perlion Press Launceston 1998. 8vo Illust. 174p. Card cover.  The history of the Central Platean of Tasmania. Foreword by Dr L.L.Robson.  ‘A most sympathetic analysis and description’….Foreword. Jetson details the history of fishing on the plateau and includes a section on the Shannon Rise and fishing The Great Lake and Sandy Lake. -Very Good  

Price: AU$300.00



A History of Angling

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by TRENCH, Charles.
ID No.: 1696
Follett Publishing Chicago 1974, 8vo Illust 288p D/J. The fascinating story of how people have fished down the ages from ancient times to the present. Nicely illustrated with a mixture of old angling prints and modern photos. Price clipped - Fine
Price: AU$40.00



A History of Angling

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by TRENCH, Charles.
ID No.: 2452
Follett Publishing Chicago 1974, 8vo Illust 288p D/J. The fascinating story of how people have fished down the ages from ancient times to the present. Nicely illustrated with a mixture of old angling prints and modern photo's. Massey bookplate. - Fine
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A History of Fly Fishing for Trout


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by HILLS, John W.
ID No.: 2782
Philip Allen London 1921 1st edn., 8vo 244p, orig. green cloth with gilt motif and title. The author concludes this important work 'And then I believe that there must be others whom the history of the sport attracts, who are fascinated by the devices of other days, and who are never weary of going back to the old writers, of reading them again, of getting at their real meaning and of seeing where they have anticipated us'. The first book to trace the history of the sport from its beginnings in the 15th century. Includes 9p bibliography. Sl foxing - Fine
Price: AU$215.00



A History of Fly Fishing for Trout


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by HILLS, John W.
ID No.: 2939
Philip Allen London 1921 1st edn., 8vo 244p, orig. green cloth with gilt motif and title. The author concludes this important work 'And then I believe that there must be others whom the history of the sport attracts, who are fascinated by the devices of other days, and who are never weary of going back to the old writers, of reading them again, of getting at their real meaning and of seeing where they have anticipated us'. The first book to trace the history of the sport from its beginnings in the 15th century. Includes 9p bibliography. Sl foxing. Alan Jarvis bookplate.- Fine
Price: AU$215.00



A History of Fly Fishing for Trout


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by HILLS, John W.
ID No.: 774
Freshet Press reprint 1971, 8vo 244p, The author concludes this important work 'And then I believe that there must be others whom the history of the sport attracts, who are fascinated by the devices of other days, and who are never weary of going back to the old writers, of reading them again, of getting at their real meaning and of seeing where they have anticipated us'. The first book to trace the history of the sport from its beginnings in the 15th century. Includes 9p biblio Hardcover in its own slip case. Book has papered boards with green imitation leather spine, gilt title on spine. - Fine
Price: AU$95.00



A History of Fly Fishing for Trout


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by HILLS, John W.
ID No.: 773

Philip Allen London 1921 1stedn., 8vo 244p, Variant binding is light green cloth stamped in black. but has no central motif or errata slip in this issue. The author concludes this important work ‘And then I believe that there must be others whom the history of the sport attracts, who are fascinated by the devices of other days, and who are never weary of going back to the old writers, of reading them again, of getting at their real meaning and of seeing where they have anticipated us’. The first book to trace the history of the sport from its beginnings in the 15th century. Includes 9p bibliography. Some foxing.   Slight rubing to edges of spine and a very  small section of insect damage to front cover. -Very good

Price: AU$150.00



A History of Fly Fishing.

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by BARK. Conrad Voss.
ID No.: 2695
Merlin Unwin Books   Ludlow 1992 1StEdn.  8vo. Illust. 202p. D/J. The story of fly fishing from Macedonian to modern times told with wit and erudition.  . Tells of the breakthroughs in tackle design from the Macedonian plumes to hairwing streamers of today. Relives the great debates and controversies, and spotlights the sports formative protagonists Venables, Berners, Walton,Cotton, Ronalds, Kelson, Mottram, Bell and more.  –Very Fine
Price: AU$39.00



A History of Sport in Euroa and District

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by HALSALL, C. W.
ID No.: 3499.
Euroa Shire Council Euroa Vic, 1979 1st Edn. 4to Illust 152p. Card cover.  Foreword by Brian Dixon, Minister for Youth, Sport and Recreation.  A collection of  articles, newspaper reports, club newsletters and personal interviews of sporting achievement of individuals and teams representing the Euroa district from the mid 1800’s to 1979.  Produced in celebration of Euroa Council 100 years of Local  Government. A chapter titled "The Seven Creeks has Pleased a Host of Anglers”. Many black and white photographs. Water stain on rear cover  -Very Good.  
Price: AU$30.00



A Testimonial By Friends to Noel V Jetson

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by SPENCER. Jan, and STEVENS Mike. .
ID No.: 3680.

Privately Published  Launceston 1996 Ltd Edn. of 100. 8vo Illust.  17p Soft cover. Sketches by Trevor Hawkins and Mike Stevens. Presentation booklet presented to guests attending testimonial given to Noel Jetson on 12 October 1996. –Fine                                                                           

Price: AU$375.00



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