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THE NEW ABC OF SHOOTING
Written by Colin Willock. Illustrated by Rodger McPhail.
Stock no. 2128106
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1985. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A fully revised and updated guide to game and rough shooting, pigeon shooting, wildfowling, deer-stalking and clay pigeon shooting. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0233988548. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of nicks and closed tears.

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THAT STRANGE ALCHEMY PHEASANTS, TROUT AND A MIDDLE-AGED MAN
Written by Laurence Catlow.
Stock no. 2128097
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781906122034.

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TROUT FLY FISHING: AN EXPERT APPROACH
Written by Martin Cairncross; John Dawson. Illustrated by Charles Jardine.
Stock no. 1816681
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An authoritative book which includes techniques for fishing a wide range of waters from lakes and large rivers to tiny spring creeks and the style employs a straightforward and accurate approach that includes some humorous anecdotes. Large format. Cream cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos & illustrations. 184 pages. ISBN: 1840371544. SIGNED by both authors to free front endpaper (Best Regards). Spine lightly bumped. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and lightly edge-creased.

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CLASSIC SALMON FLIES HISTORY & PATTERNS
Written by Mikael Frodin.
Stock no. 1816680
Published by Bonanza. 1st thus 1991. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The best known of the fully dressed classic salmon flies in words and pictures. Large format. Burgundy boards, gilt titles and vignette to front. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 051705888X. Slight odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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DARK POOLS: THE DRY FLY AND THE NYMPH
Written by Charles Jardine.
Stock no. 1816679
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A complete syntheses of all trout-fishing techniques. Tips and advice on rivercraft, techniques and tactics from one of the top fly fishermen in the country. Highly informative on all aspects of river life, including conservation, in addition to the fishing aspect. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 208 pages including index. ISBN: 1852233966. Light browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.

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THE SCOTTISH FISHING BOOK
Written by Forgan Sandy. Illustrated by Glyn Satterley.
Stock no. 1816678
Published by Lomond Books. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Scotland offers some of the finest fishing in the world. What makes Scotland so special? Full of information on the natural history of fish species, conservation, history, modern techniques and tackle, and a colourful guide to all the best places to catch fish. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. 224 pages including index. ISBN: 1842040200. Pictorial dustwrapper is price-cut and lightly creased & scuffed.

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SEA TROUT HOW TO CATCH THEM
Written by Charles Bingham.
Stock no. 1816677
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Colour photos. A comprehensive approach. ISBN: 1853108944. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small mark to front panel (remains of price label).

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THE FISHERMAN'S COMPANION
Written by John Buckland.
Stock no. 1816675
Published by Bounty Books. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Oblong format. A beautiful book that will delight any fisherman, whether sitting in comfort at home, or waiting by his favourite pool. Using a wealth of illustrations from original sources, it evokes the timeless pleasures of fishing, reminding us that for centuries this has been one of man's favourite sports. Glazed pictorial boards. Brown marbled endpapers, text block & margins. Colour and brown & white illustrations. ISBN: 9780753708422.

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THE COMPLETE FLY FISHER
Written by Peter Lapsley.
Stock no. 1816674
Published by Stanley Paul. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos, 8 colour pages of flies in centre. 314 pages. ISBN: 0091740339.

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THE ADVENTURES OF AN ARTISAN HUNTER
Written by David Brian Plummer. Illustrated by Martin Knowelden.
Stock no. 1816662
Published by The Boydell Press. 1987. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The author recounts his exploits as a hunter, from boyhood days as a traunt in a Welsh mining valley, ratting and pursuing such game as could be found with a lurcher. He also explores such vanished pastimes of the working man as cockfighting. The main characters are his terrier, San, and two hawks, a buzzard and a goshawk. Green boards, silver title to spine, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851151086. A few grubby marks to text block. Price cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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GUNDOGS THEIR CARE AND TRAINING
Written by Michael Brander.
Stock no. 1816659
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A useful handbook on training for the gundog owner. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713603259. Damp stain to lower edge of rear board. '1977' in blue ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at corners and heavily scuffed, damp stain to rear panel.

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THE RIVER AT THE END OF THE WORLD: FLY FISHING IN ARGENTINE PATAGONIA
Written by Adrian Latimer.
Stock no. 1816651
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This is a book as much for the armchair traveller as for the active one, but the fisherman or woman who dreams of fishing in rivers at the end of the world will find there are many helpful details included. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos and maps. ISBN: 9781899600830. Spine slightly cocked. Contents fine. A very nice copy of a rare title.

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