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The Fishing Here Is Great!,

AU$25.00
By: MILLS, Derek.
ID No.: 1193.

William Collins & Sons London, 1985, 8vo, Illust, 153pp, plus index and biblio. D/J.  A light-hearted discourse on the social history of angling as depicted on old post cards It shows that there is more to fishing than a mere contest between man and fish and that anglers are compassionate people with a sence of responsibility for their natural heritage.  - Near Mint                                                                                                       

The Fishing Here Is Great!,

AU$25.00
ID No.: 1193.

William Collins & Sons London, 1985, 8vo, Illust, 153pp, plus index and biblio. D/J.  A light-hearted discourse on the social history of angling as depicted on old post cards It shows that there is more to fishing than a mere contest between man and fish and that anglers are compassionate people with a sence of responsibility for their natural heritage.  - Near Mint                                                                                                       

Ripples, Runs and Rises,

AU$90.00
By: SCHOLES, David.
ID No.: 3665.

Kangaroo Press Sydney 1988, obl. 4to Illust 96p E/P D/J. The charm and mystique of fly fishing. Based on the style of Theodore Gordon, Scholes provides glimpses of fishing with old friends, an angling primer, some natural history and a look to the future.   Previous owners signature. - Fine         

Ripples, Runs and Rises,

AU$90.00
ID No.: 3665.

Kangaroo Press Sydney 1988, obl. 4to Illust 96p E/P D/J. The charm and mystique of fly fishing. Based on the style of Theodore Gordon, Scholes provides glimpses of fishing with old friends, an angling primer, some natural history and a look to the future.   Previous owners signature. - Fine         

The Quest of the Trout

AU$25.00
By: BLACKWOOD, R.L.
ID No.: 141

Robertson and Mullens. Melbourne New Revised and enlarged  edn.(1950?) 12mo.  Illust 106p, soft cover. Three b/w photographs and 7 b/w diagrams and four tipped in plates.  An old master angler writes of his passion. Fly Fishing, Spinning, & Bait Fishing. What you need, where to look, weather conditions, How to do it.   Previous owners name.  Ex private lib has ink notes. Tape mark on cover. o/w - Good

The Quest of the Trout

AU$25.00
ID No.: 141

Robertson and Mullens. Melbourne New Revised and enlarged  edn.(1950?) 12mo.  Illust 106p, soft cover. Three b/w photographs and 7 b/w diagrams and four tipped in plates.  An old master angler writes of his passion. Fly Fishing, Spinning, & Bait Fishing. What you need, where to look, weather conditions, How to do it.   Previous owners name.  Ex private lib has ink notes. Tape mark on cover. o/w - Good

The Ovis Guide to Saltwater Fly Fishing

AU$30.00
By: CURCIONE, Nick.
ID No.: 3961.

Lyons and Burford Publishers    New York. 1994.  8vo.  Illust. 206PP. D/J.    Foreword by Lefty Kreh. A practical guide to all aspects of fly fishing in saltwater – flats, surf, inshore and bluewater. Discusses tackle, lines, casting, knots and leaders, techniques, rods, reels and other equipment.     "If you want to learn the fascinating sport of saltwater flyfishing, or improve your techniques in this area, this book will prove invaluable" ....... Lefty Kreh.   –Mint 

The Ovis Guide to Saltwater Fly Fishing

AU$30.00
ID No.: 3961.

Lyons and Burford Publishers    New York. 1994.  8vo.  Illust. 206PP. D/J.    Foreword by Lefty Kreh. A practical guide to all aspects of fly fishing in saltwater – flats, surf, inshore and bluewater. Discusses tackle, lines, casting, knots and leaders, techniques, rods, reels and other equipment.     "If you want to learn the fascinating sport of saltwater flyfishing, or improve your techniques in this area, this book will prove invaluable" ....... Lefty Kreh.   –Mint 

Classic Natural History Prints - Mammals

AU$45.00
By: DANCE, S. Peter
ID No.: 2877.

Studio Editions  London 1990, folio Illust 128p D/J. Traces the history of illustration of mammal from the 18th century with full page colour reproductions from the works of  J.C.Werner, Thomas Brown, John James Audubon, Joseph Wolf,  and John Gould. The 60 prints  portrayed are from cave paintings, Renaissance woodcuts, copper engravings, and lithographs. D/J has slight wear to edges. -Fine 

Classic Natural History Prints - Mammals

AU$45.00
ID No.: 2877.

Studio Editions  London 1990, folio Illust 128p D/J. Traces the history of illustration of mammal from the 18th century with full page colour reproductions from the works of  J.C.Werner, Thomas Brown, John James Audubon, Joseph Wolf,  and John Gould. The 60 prints  portrayed are from cave paintings, Renaissance woodcuts, copper engravings, and lithographs. D/J has slight wear to edges. -Fine 

Saltwater Game Fishes of the World: An Illustrated History,

AU$300.00
By: DUNN, Bob. & GOADBY, Peter.
ID No.: 3952.
Australian Fishing Network   Melbourne 2000, 4to Illust 292p + prelims, leather bound limited edition of 500 numbered and signed copies in slipcase. A  comprehensive work on the the early naturalists, the game fish species, and the early writers on saltwater gamefishing and their books. "Not just a book for saltwater anglers. All anglers, whatever their individual persuasion, will benefit from this   readable investigation of the origins of their sport. Anglers everywhere should be proud that Bob Dunn and Peter Goadby had the vision and dedication to complete this monumental work” (Mike Leech, President IGFA). Slipcase has three indentations and a chip.  Near new.  

Saltwater Game Fishes of the World: An Illustrated History,

AU$300.00
ID No.: 3952.
Australian Fishing Network   Melbourne 2000, 4to Illust 292p + prelims, leather bound limited edition of 500 numbered and signed copies in slipcase. A  comprehensive work on the the early naturalists, the game fish species, and the early writers on saltwater gamefishing and their books. "Not just a book for saltwater anglers. All anglers, whatever their individual persuasion, will benefit from this   readable investigation of the origins of their sport. Anglers everywhere should be proud that Bob Dunn and Peter Goadby had the vision and dedication to complete this monumental work” (Mike Leech, President IGFA). Slipcase has three indentations and a chip.  Near new.  

Gregory’s Fishing Guide to Brisbane and Surrounding Areas,

AU$30.00
By: HARRISON Rod. (Ed)
ID No.: 2964.

Gregory’s Guides Sydney n.d [c 2002] 1st Edn.  8vo Illust 223pp. Soft cover.  Maps and comprehensive guides from Frazer Island to the Gold Coast’s  best fishing grounds, rigs, techniques and baits.  Writing team includes Rod Harrison, Dave Downie, Leeann Payne and Gary Fitzgerald.   A guide to freshwater and saltwater fishing in the Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast, Fraser Coast, The Downs and South Burnett, Gold Coast and Northern NSW.  Covers game fishing, beach, rock, estuary, offshore and freshwater fishing. Many colour photographs. -Very Fine                                                                                                                           

Gregory’s Fishing Guide to Brisbane and Surrounding Areas,

AU$30.00
ID No.: 2964.

Gregory’s Guides Sydney n.d [c 2002] 1st Edn.  8vo Illust 223pp. Soft cover.  Maps and comprehensive guides from Frazer Island to the Gold Coast’s  best fishing grounds, rigs, techniques and baits.  Writing team includes Rod Harrison, Dave Downie, Leeann Payne and Gary Fitzgerald.   A guide to freshwater and saltwater fishing in the Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast, Fraser Coast, The Downs and South Burnett, Gold Coast and Northern NSW.  Covers game fishing, beach, rock, estuary, offshore and freshwater fishing. Many colour photographs. -Very Fine                                                                                                                           

CDC Evolution

AU$85.00
By: RASPINI, Mauro
ID No.: 4486.

Fly Line Ecosistemi Fluviali  Casinalbo, Italy 2013. 1st English  edn. 4to, Illust,   224pp.   Pictorial Laminated boards. This is a well presented English translation of an Italian publication.  Its a detailed manual of fly-tying techniques using CDC supported by hundreds of large step-by-step  colour photographs. "This book illustrates 49 incredibly effective models created using new tying techniques, new materials and most importantly the Cul de Canard.  For every fly, a series of high-resolution photos illustrates each step of the tying process and accompanying  text.   CDC Evolution is aimed at enthusiast fly tyers.  Techniques, tools, etc are not really explained as the reader is expected to have some tying skills and background knowledge. -Very Fine                                                                                  

CDC Evolution

AU$85.00
ID No.: 4486.

Fly Line Ecosistemi Fluviali  Casinalbo, Italy 2013. 1st English  edn. 4to, Illust,   224pp.   Pictorial Laminated boards. This is a well presented English translation of an Italian publication.  Its a detailed manual of fly-tying techniques using CDC supported by hundreds of large step-by-step  colour photographs. "This book illustrates 49 incredibly effective models created using new tying techniques, new materials and most importantly the Cul de Canard.  For every fly, a series of high-resolution photos illustrates each step of the tying process and accompanying  text.   CDC Evolution is aimed at enthusiast fly tyers.  Techniques, tools, etc are not really explained as the reader is expected to have some tying skills and background knowledge. -Very Fine                                                                                  

Nymph Fishing in the Southern Hemisphere

AU$175.00
By: WIGRAM, R.H.
ID No.: 3675

Angling and Gun Sport Sydney (1939) 1992 Facimilie   8vo. Illust.  24p.  Soft Cover.  Foreword by W.J.Dakin.  Simms edition.  One of the classics in Australian angling literature that, because of the scarcity  of the original publication,  has led to several facimilie copies being produced.  The facimilie copies are still in high demand.  - Very Fine

Nymph Fishing in the Southern Hemisphere

AU$175.00
ID No.: 3675

Angling and Gun Sport Sydney (1939) 1992 Facimilie   8vo. Illust.  24p.  Soft Cover.  Foreword by W.J.Dakin.  Simms edition.  One of the classics in Australian angling literature that, because of the scarcity  of the original publication,  has led to several facimilie copies being produced.  The facimilie copies are still in high demand.  - Very Fine

The Fly

AU$500.00
By: WIGRAM, R.H.
ID No.: 3679.

Stevens Publishing Launceston 2002 1st  ltd Edn. of 250 copies. 8vo. Illust. 63p. Brown leather cover with photo of Wigram fishing the Macquarie River inset. Illustrated EP’s.  Foreword by Mike Stevens. "This is not a book on fly tying” wrote Wigram "but it is a book on flies and the people who made them”  Includes flies by Major Powlett, Reg Lyne, Lance Wedlick, Dick Wigram, George Peck, Arthur  Keeble, J.M.Gillies, D.H. Hollis, Critcherly Parker, Dr Butler, Bob Peacock, Noel Jetson and Max Christensen. Published after his death this beautifully presented book has become a very valuable addition to the collectors library. -Very Fine  

The Fly

AU$500.00
ID No.: 3679.

Stevens Publishing Launceston 2002 1st  ltd Edn. of 250 copies. 8vo. Illust. 63p. Brown leather cover with photo of Wigram fishing the Macquarie River inset. Illustrated EP’s.  Foreword by Mike Stevens. "This is not a book on fly tying” wrote Wigram "but it is a book on flies and the people who made them”  Includes flies by Major Powlett, Reg Lyne, Lance Wedlick, Dick Wigram, George Peck, Arthur  Keeble, J.M.Gillies, D.H. Hollis, Critcherly Parker, Dr Butler, Bob Peacock, Noel Jetson and Max Christensen. Published after his death this beautifully presented book has become a very valuable addition to the collectors library. -Very Fine  

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