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Fishing Flies: An Illustrated Album, Atkinson, Robert
1 Fishing Flies: An Illustrated Album Atkinson, Robert
Very Good. 
Hardcover. Oversize (ca. 12x9.5 inches) 1st U.S. edition hardcover with dustjacket 1991 Crescent Books. Small remainder mark at bottom page edge. Otherwise very clean; pages bright; binding tight. Light wear. 127pp, Index, color photos. Language: English. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require additional international postage. '[P]rovides a concise history of the ancient craft of fly-tying....[P]resents full color photographs of a wide variety of flies complemented by explanatory text...'--from jacket flap. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Freshwater Game Fish of North America, Schaffner, Herbert A.
2 Freshwater Game Fish of North America Schaffner, Herbert A.
Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1989 Gallery Books / W.H. Smith. No additional printings indicated. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Light edgewear to jacket. 144pp, Index, color photos and illustrations. Language: English. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require additional international postage. '[T]he ultimate angler's guide. It contains all of the relevant facts about every popular game fish from bass to whitefish. A separate listing for each fish describes in detail the behavior and characteristics that anglers need to know, including range, color, size, identifying characteristics, and spawning period. '--from jacket flap. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Hunting Trails: A Sportsman's Treasury, Camp, Raymond R. (editor)
3 Hunting Trails: A Sportsman's Treasury Camp, Raymond R. (editor)
Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket published 1961 by Appleton-Century-Crofts, NY. Average wear to jacket: small rips closed with archival tape; light creases and crumpling to edges; spine sun-faded but legible. Some wear to corners of boards. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Great vintage reading / research copy. No additional printings indicated. 502 pages; 34 stories. Language: English. '[A] generous collection of stories about hunters and their quarry. Raymond R. Camp has searched the entire literature of hunting, both fact and fiction, and chosen these prize examples. Some are serious, some hilarious, and some fanciful, and all are guaranteed to provide the fireside hunter with many hours of pleasure.'--from jacket flap. Authors include Ernest Hemingway (Green Hills of Africa); Izaak Walton (Venator); Havilah Babcock; G. E. Bulger; Frank Forester; Dion Henderson; Almet Jenks; Rufus King, Saxton Pope; H. C. Watson; Ed Zern; many more. Keywords: sports, nature, outdoors, wildlife, anthologies, retro. No ISBN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Old Hi's Fresh and Salt Water Fishing Guide, Norton, Mortimer
4 Old Hi's Fresh and Salt Water Fishing Guide Norton, Mortimer
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover booklet with stapled binding, published 1954 by Horrocks Ibbotson Co., Utica, New York. Average wear: light creases to back cover; light age-tanning to pages. Text clean and unmarked; binding tight. 88 pages; black-and-white photos. Language: English. Size: 7.25 x 5.25 inches. Mortimer Norton, as 'Old Hi', wrote the popular column 'Angling Angles' that appeared in 700 U.S. newspapers. '[A] seasonable, condensed round-up of fresh and salt water fish and fishing facts. These have been spun together to provide a single manual that will aid you to meet with excellent sport on trips to lake, pond, river, or the seashore.'--from Preface. Keywords: sports, outdoors, fisherman, fishermen, angler, nature, recreation, vintage, retro, 1950s, Fifties, '50s. No ISBN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Salmon, Sakurai, Atsushi
5 Salmon Sakurai, Atsushi
Good. 
Hardcover. Stated 1st U.S. edition 1984 Knopf. Book Sale inkstamp on back free endpaper. Otherwise very clean. Average jacket wear; chipped corner. John Cole text. Full-page color photos of salmon's life cycles. 95pp. Language: English (translated from the Japanese). NOTE: Large format; cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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The Art of Lure Fishing, Bettell, Charlie
6 The Art of Lure Fishing Bettell, Charlie
Very Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1994 The Crowood Press, U.K. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Moderate wear to jacket. 160pp, B/W and color photos, line drawings. Language: English. Keywords: angler, angling, predator, predatory, prey, fish, bank, boat, tackle, plug, artificial, spoon, spinner, top-water, sub-surface. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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7 The Dry Fly and Fast Water: Fishing with the Floating Fly on American Trout Streams, Together with Some Observations on Fly Fishing in General (Heritage Series Vol. 1) La Branche, George M. L.; Lussier, Ernest (illustrator)
096266636X / 9780962666360 Good. 
Paperback. Softcover revised edition published 1998 by Greycliff, Helena, Montana. Light wear to cover: minor corner creases; scuffs. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; spine uncreased. Please Note: This is not the most recent edition. 224 pages; Index; black-and-white illustrations and color photos. Language: English. The 1914 classic work has been updated with a 3,000-word Introduction by Paul Schullery; color plates of flies tied from La Branche's patterns; complete illustrations of La Branche's revolutionary techniques; and correspondence between La Branche and British fly-fishing writer G. E. M. Skues. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Trout at Ten Thousand Feet: Reflections of a Passionate Fisherman, Bailey, John; Olsen, Robert (illustrator)
8 Trout at Ten Thousand Feet: Reflections of a Passionate Fisherman Bailey, John; Olsen, Robert (illustrator)
Good. 
Hardcover. 1st U.S. edition hardcover with dustjacket 2002 Stackpole Books. Chipping to jacket edges in several places. Handsome blank bookplate covers previous owner's name inside front cover (under jacket flap). Very clean; no marks in text; pages bright; binding tight. 176 pages; black-and-white illustrations. Language: English. '[A]n original and very personal collection of stories by John Bailey about his love of fish and the pleasures of fishing. As one of the world's best-known anglers, he has traveled the world in pursuit of his passion. His extraordinary adventures (which tell of espionage, death threats, and even a plane crash) have taken him to some of the most remote and inhospitable places. Covering all shapes and sizes of fish from anchovy to zander, this exciting, often humorous book brilliantly captures the magical, mysterious, and addictive nature of fishing, as well as introducing us to a motley collection of characters from around the globe.'--from jacket flap. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Whitetail Deer Hunter's Handbook, Weiss, John
9 Whitetail Deer Hunter's Handbook Weiss, John
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover. Noticeable average wear. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 265pp; Index; photos. Language: English. Keywords: hunting, venison, outdoors. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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