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Dark green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 11 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations and plates. 207 pages, top edge gilt others untrimmed. Spine bumped, spine and corners slightly rubbed. Heavy foxing to contents. Endpapers lightly browned. Page 169 has an ink amendment (Arcturus crossed out and replacded with Sirius).
2nd edition. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713621346. Laminate to top rear edge of dustwrapper is starting to peel.
The philosophy and technique of wet fly angling. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713619503. Light browning to text block. Dustwrapper spine faded.
FLY-TYING WITH HAROLD HOWORTH
Written by Douglas C. Townsend. Illustrated by Douglas C. Townsend.
Stock no. 1819197
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Townsend describes and illustrates over 30 flies, some being Harold Howorth's own creations, other his modifications of standard flies. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette of fly to front. 3 colour illustrations. B/w line drawings of flies to chapter headers and footers. ISBN: 0713620528. Dustwrapper spine lightly faded and rubbed.
B/w photos. Covering every aspect of falconry from choosing a hawk for training; individual species used in falconry; game hawking; rook hawking and a bibliography. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and nicks; a few marks.
A comprehensive and authoritative book on the British Submarine and its place in the Royal Navy. Blue cloth boards, blue title to spine. B/w photos. Reprinted with corrections. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Text block browned. Foxing to prelims and rear endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few chips and loss to top of spine.
8 exquisite colour plates plus 8 b/w plates. Beige cloth, green title and vignette to front cover. 94 pages. 10.5 x 8". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Half cup ring mark to front cover. Spine is faded. Some wrinkling of cloth to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges. Contents are still very good indeed! Plates are lovely and bright.
Yellow/cream cloth, red titles. Four full-page colour illustrations. 331 pages. Spine is faded. Corners are bumped. A few marks to covers. Front joint is cracked, so that webbing is showing through. Foxing to outer page edges. All plates present.
Cream pictorial cloth with red titles. B/w pictures. 12 colour plates. 216 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; couple of splits to top and tail of spine. Uneven and grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Writing in pencil to front pastedown. Some foxing and grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
From the 14th to end of the 19th century. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713603712. Page edge browning. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is creased with a few marks and price-cut.
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.
21 full-page colour illustrations. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Reprint with slight alterations. Top edge gilt. A & C Black Colour Book. Spine is browned. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Chipping and some fraying along top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing throughout. All plates present.