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THE SHOOTING MAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK
Written by BB; Duff Hart-Davis. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1321492
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A companion volume to BB's "Fisherman's Bedside Book", illustrated throughout with numerous woodcuts. Burgundy boards, silver title to spine. Introduction by Duff Hart-Davis. ISBN: 9781873674666. Some light rubbing to dustwrapper.

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CONFESSIONS OF A CARP FISHER
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1321483
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 2012. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Foreword by Chris Yates. Grey boards, silver title to spine. 179 pages. B/w scraperboard illustrations. ISBN: 9781873674628. Minimal bumping to spine. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.

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CLYDE-STYLE FLIES AND THEIR DRESSINGS
Written by John Reid; William G. McKendry.
Stock no. 2135214
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. With Some Hints On Their Use. ISBN: 0715353527. Bump to base of spine. Some page corners are creased, where pages used as a bookmark. A few pencil tick marks in text. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with some marks and stain across top edge of front panel; fading to title at top of spine.

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IN SEARCH OF WILD TROUT
Written by Nicholas Fitton.
Stock no. 2135154
Published by Ward Lock. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Fly Fishing for Wild Trout in Rivers. ISBN: 0706370333. Knocks to spine and corner. Small fade mark to base of spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine; a few nicks; mark to base of spine.

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TROUT FLIES OF STILLWATER
Written by John Goddard.
Stock no. 2135153
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1977. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The natural fly, its matching artificial and fishing technique. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w photos. Third edition. ISBN: 0713616040. Foxing to covers, endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges with some creasing; nicks to corners.

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ANGLING ON LOMOND
Written by Bill McEwan; Billy Connolly.
Stock no. 2135152
Published by Albyn Press. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Foreword by Billy Connolly. A compendium of Loch Lomond lore which will prove an indispensable companion to all who venture with rod and line upon its waters. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps & illustrations plus a few colour plates. 228 pages plus local interest adverts to rear. Fold out map to rear pastedown. ISBN: 0284985643. Bumps/knocks to spine and corners. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Some mis folding to fold-out piece to rear pastedown. Wrapper is price-cut with browning and some chips and nicks.

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MAMMOTH PIKE 2004-13
Written by Neville Fickling.
Stock no. 1321413
Published by Harper; Lucebaits Publishing. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A record of over 200 pike weighing over 35lbs. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. 178 pages. Limited first edition of 600 cloth-bound copies. This is copy no. 278, SIGNED by the author to title-page. Spine bumped. A couple of light dusty marks to covers. Contents fine.

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LONGBOW A SOCIAL AND MILITARY HISTORY
Written by Robert Hardy.
Stock no. 1822133
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. A social and military history of the longbow. ISBN: 0850592186. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Text block browned else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small closed tears, faded to spine.

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THE SECRET OF SPEED
Written by E.J. Sains.
Stock no. 2134851
Published by The Racing Pigeon Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0853900280. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and nicks, but minimal loss; browning and some marks.

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THE COLLECTED WORKS OF OLD HAND VOLUME 2
No author listed.
Stock no. 2134850
Published by S. & D. Bishop. Almost very good condition.

White cloth with gilt titles. Old Hand of "Pigeon Racing News & Gazette". 6th edition. B/w photos. SIGNED by Old Hand. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to covers and outer page edges.

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PIGEONS IN TWO WORLD WARS
Written by A.H. Osman; W.H. Osman; Colin Osman.
Stock no. 2134849
Published by The Racing Pigeon Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A 'Racing Pigeon' Double Volume. Incorporating 'Pigeons in the Great War'; Pigeons In World War II; Postscript: Dicken Medal Winners. B/w photos. Spine is browned. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges, with foxing and light scuffing.

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RACING PIGEONS INCLUDING THE MANAGEMENT OF A SMALL TEAM
Written by D.V. Belding.
Stock no. 2134847
Published by Saiga Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1982. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Written by an experienced fancier, and covering all the basics of pigeon-keeping. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. viii and 194 pages including index. ISBN: 0862300142. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. Light bumping to spine and corners. Yellowing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine and edges with some creasing.

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