Adam & Charles Black
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A wide-ranging and well-planned book dealing with nearly 600 species of British wildflowers. Green cloth boards, blue titles. B/w photos & illustrations, 16 colour plates. Light browning to base of spine. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to prelims, last few pages and text block. Light browning to plate margins. All plates present. Black pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at top of spine with a 2" closed tear (no loss) to top rear edge of spine, foxing to rear panel and verso.
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.
Volumes one and two combined. 16 colour plates and 136 pages of b/w illustrations. Large format. Blue marks to endpapers. A few grubby marks to title page. Text block grubby. Pencilled name & first line of address to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few stains to verso, is edge-worn and creased with a few chips and small tears to corners, a little grubby and a few foxspots to rear.
Colour frontis. B/w photos. Light rubbing to board edges. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, faded to spine and heavily scuffed to rear panel.
Essays describing scenes and characters by 'an authority on London streets'. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, red titles and decorations to front cover. 378 pages. Spine faded and worn with tear in cloth at top. Corners bumped and rubbed. A few faint marks to covers. Newspaper cutting featuring Sala stuck to front pastedown. Endpapers foxed. Pages lightly browned.
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.
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.