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A CELEBRATION OF SALMON RIVERS
Written by John B. Ashton; Adrian Latimer.
Stock no. 1824658
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 1st 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book is devoted to the Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, and the magnificent rivers they inhabit. Large format. Light beige cloth boards, navy title to spine, simple embossed vignette to front board Pictorial endpapers. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781873674277. Corners bumped. Boards clean. Some minor imprinting of facing page on contents page else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased, slightly grubby, and has previous bookseller's label to rear panel.

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A ROMP WITH CARP
Written by Albert Romp.
Stock no. 1324277
Published by Rompford Publications. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0951988700. Spine and corners bumped. Some foxing to textblock and endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge creased, tear to top of spine at rear edge and a barcode label to rear panel of wrapper.

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BIG CHUB AND ROACH
Written by John Etherington.
Stock no. 1324144
Published by Waterlife Publishers. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. John Etherington's Thoughts and Encounters. ISBN: 0951007009. Spine and corners bumped. Remains of a circular label and biro name to front free-endpaper. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased and has a neat barcode label to rear panel.

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BEAUTIES AND THE BEASTS
Written by John Claridge.
Stock no. 1824433
Published by M Press (media) Ltd.. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Recording the author's carping journey. Red paper boards, red foil title to spine, gilt title to front. Colour photos and a few sketches. ISBN: 9780957255920. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication). Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and lightly creased.

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FLY FISHING
Written by J.R. Hartley. Illustrated by Patrick Benson.
Stock no. 1824428
Published by Limited Editions. 1st thus 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Memories of Angling Days. Cream pictorial glazed boards with red titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 009177909X. Corners lightly bumped. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Cream pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and lightly creased at top edge.

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IN PURSUIT OF THE LARGEST
Written by Terry Hearn.
Stock no. 1824423
Published by Bountyhunter Publications. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Terry Hearn is a young angler with exceptional carp fishing ability. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos, b/w illustrations. 319 pages. ISBN: 0951512730. Undated. Corners lightly bumped. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased, slightly faded at spine and has damp staining at edges to verso (not visible to front).

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CARP LIFE
Written by Mike Wllmott.
Stock no. 1824396
Published by Essential Products. 1st 2002. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author shares his experience of his carp fishing life - the successes, the failures, the humour, the atmosphere, the frustrations, the highs, the lows and, the through processes that go into his own fishing. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 0954372204. SIGNED (best wishes) by the author to front endpaper. A few faint foxspots to endpapers else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small closed tear to lower front corner and is lightly creased.

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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1323855
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Drawn mainly from the sporting diaries he kept for many years, BB recalls numerous little adventures afield. A collection of happenings and impressions of the seasons, beautifully enhanced by dramatic b/w scraperboard illustrations throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Spine bumped. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Light page edge browning. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge creased.

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A FLY FISHER'S LIFE
Written by Charles Ritz.
Stock no. 1323838
Published by Max Reinhardt. 1965. Very good condition.

New and revised edition. Introduction by Dermot Wilson. B/w photos. The author's experiences of fly fishing in the best fly waters of Europe, the United States and Canada. Yellow cloth, black title label to spine. 230 pages, top edge dyed yellow. Spine and corners bumped with some slight wear. Endpapers lightly browned. A few light fingermarks to page margins else contents clean.

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MAMMOTH PIKE
Written by Neville Fickling.
Stock no. 1323836
Published by Lucebaits Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Including the details of over 450 pike recorded in excess of 35 lbs. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. 239 pages. ISBN: 0953237729. SIGNED by the author to front free-endpaper. Spine slightly bumped else fine. Minimal sunning to spine of wrapper.

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REDMIRE POOL
Written by Kevin Clifford; L. Arbury; BB.
Stock no. 1323765
Published by Beekay Publishers. 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With contribution by BB. Carp fishing. Salmon pink cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. 245 numbered pages, plus 2 pages 'Redmire Remembered BB' and 1 page bibliography to rear. ISBN: 0950759899. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is a bit creased at top and tail of spine and has a small tear at top (to front edge).

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN FLY-FISHING HANDBOOK
Written by Dean Riphagen.
Stock no. 1824116
Published by New Holland Publishers (uk) Ltd. Circa 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Tying and fishing 50 effective flies for South African waters. Each pattern includes information about the typ0e of insect it imitates, the best ways and conditions in which to fish it and a list of the materials needed to tie it. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 1859741010. 4th reprint.

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