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RAMBLINGS OF A SPORTSMAN-NATURALIST
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1318845
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 wood- engravings throughout. Black boards, gilt lettering to spine. 176 pages. ISBN: 0718118154. Spine slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing and page browning to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased and there is slight evidence of the wrapper having been leant on to write.

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FLY-DRESSING II
Written by David J. Collyer.
Stock no. 2133078
Published by David & Charles. 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0715381458. Bumping and a bit of fading to spine. Wrapper spine is faded.

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THE MODERN PRACTICAL ANGLER
Written by Alexander Wanless.
Stock no. 2133073
Published by Herbert Jenkins Limited. 1st 1931. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with dark titles to front cover and spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and nicks; a little loss; also some grubby marks.

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FLY TYING, ROD & TACKLE MAKING
Written by Kenneth Mansfield; L. Vernon Bates; J.B. Walker.
Stock no. 2133069
Published by Barrie & Jenkins. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. The Angler's Library series. Edited by Mansfield. ISBN: 0214653064. Some browning to outer page edges. A few nicks to wrapper edges, but virtually no loss.

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FLYTYING TECHNIQUES
Written by Jacqueline Wakeford.
Stock no. 2133066
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Full colour guide. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0510225284. Wear to cover edges. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and a bit of browning.

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FLY DRESSERS' GUIDE
Written by John Veniard.
Stock no. 2133064
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 4th 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

4th edition. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713611855. Bumping and light wear to top and tail of spine. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine; tear and a few nicks to top of spine.

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FISHING FLIES: AN ILLUSTRATED ALBUM
Written by Robert Atkinson.
Stock no. 1819364
Published by Blossom. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A fascinating introduction to the wide assortment of man-made creations devised to imitate and surpass the variety of nature's own creatures. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 187253225X.

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A FURTHER GUIDE TO FLY DRESSING
Written by John Veniard.
Stock no. 1819351
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1980. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

2nd edition. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. For this edition the text has been completely revised and has an addendum with many new patterns. ISBN: 0713612479. Reprint. Minor mark to base of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is marked to rear panel, laminate peeling to top of spine.

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THE COMPLETE FLY FISHER
Written by Peter Lapsley.
Stock no. 1819350
Published by Select Editions. 1st thus 1992. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Edited by Lapsley. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1856480569. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and has faint remains of a label to lower front corner.

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THE BASIC MANUAL OF FLY-TYING
Written by Paul N. Fling; Donald L. Puterbaugh.
Stock no. 1819349
Published by Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.. 1st thus 1981. Very good condition.

Fundamentals of Imitation. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations and diagrams. A few colour illustrations of flies. ISBN: 0806981466. Covers lightly browned and a little grubby. Contents clean.

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THE SPORTING EMPRESS: THE STORY OF ELIZABETH OF AUSTRIA AND BAY MIDDLETON
Written by John Welcome.
Stock no. 1819224
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Elizabeth Empress of Austria was the wife of Franz Joseph I, the last of the Habsburgs to enjoy power, privilege and wealth on the grandest scale. Her unhappy and ultimately tragic life held one short period during which she enjoyed real happiness and a deep and lasting love: between 1876 and 1882, she visited England and Ireland on sporting tours where she found fulfilment in the excitement of hunting - and she met Bay Middleton... Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718113233. Name & gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing mainly to endpapers and text block. PIctorial dustwrapper is lightly faded and edge-rubbed, grubby to rear panel.

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WEST COUNTRY FLY FISHING
Written by Anne Voss Bark.
Stock no. 1819203
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1983. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Edited by Voss Bark. Many famous contributors have written a text which is informative, instructional and evocative. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0713418826.

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