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THE WORKING LABRADOR
Written by David Hudson.
Stock no. 1822376
Published by Swan Hill Press. 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Written for the Labrador owner whose dog is a family pet and also a working gundog. It guides the owner through all stages of training the dog so that the standard of field performance required can be achieved, whether it be working the dog several days a week or once or twice a season. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1840372524. Reprint. Base of spine bumped. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased across top edge.

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THE PLEASURE OF STILLWATER FLY FISHING
Written by Peter Reeves.
Stock no. 1318516
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 1840370181. Minimal bumping to spine and minimal rubbing to corners. A few light foxspots to front endpapers.

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NATURAL WORLDS
Written by Rick Archbold. Illustrated by Robert Bateman.
Stock no. 2127948
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Black boards, gilt titles. Remarkably gifted as a painter and naturalist, Robert Bateman is undoubtedly the most celebrated wildlife artist working today. Stunning colour illustrations by the artist! ISBN: 1853107972. Light page edge browning; odd foxspot. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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BIRDS OF THE WORLD: WADING BIRDS
Written by John P.S. Mackenzie.
Stock no. 1816542
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

sage Large format. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos. 144 pages including index. ISBN: 1853103063. Bookplate to front pastedown from the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Minor foxing to text block. Foxing to verso of dustwrapper and uneven fading.

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TROUT FLY FISHING: AN EXPERT APPROACH
Written by Martin Cairncross; John Dawson. Illustrated by Charles Jardine.
Stock no. 1815878
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good 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 Martin Cairncross (with best regards) to verso of half-title page. Rear board has faint circular blind mark (small) and corresponding mark to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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THE FLYTIER'S COMPANION
Written by Mike Dawes. Illustrated by Taff Price.
Stock no. 1810871
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An eagerly awaited sequel to the 'Flytier's Manual'. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1853100854. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Price-cut dustwrapper is lightly sunned to spine and slightly scuffed.

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THE MODERN FALCONER
Written by Diana Durman-Walters.
Stock no. 1605541
Published by Swan Hill Press. 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. Hawks used in falconry and the use of falcons and their hybrids. Also includes a section on gundogs. Training, Hawking and Breeding. ISBN: 1853103683. Spine bumped. A few indentation marks to wrapper.

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BASC GUIDE TO SHOOTING GAME
Written by Michael Yardley.
Stock no. 1604350
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 2007. Very good condition.

Foreword by Will Garfit. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781904057970. Some sticky residue marks to rear board and tiny bumps to edges. pale damp staining visible to endpapers and some pages. Slight wrinkling on some pages but contents are generally clean and bright.

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WOODLAND STALKING
Written by Peter Carne.
Stock no. 1707386
Published by Swan Hill Press. 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

B/w diagrams. B/w photos. 164 pages. ISBN: 1853108561.

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THE PLEASURE OF STILLWATER FLY FISHING
Written by Peter Reeves.
Stock no. 1707283
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 1840370181. Corners lightly bumped.

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THE WORKING LONGDOG
Written by Frank Sheardown.
Stock no. 573342
Published by Swan Hill Press. 1st thus 1999. Fine condition.

Full of practical advice on buying, keeping, training, breeding and working the various breeds and crosses of longdog. An extremely useful book filled with highly entertaining and amusing anecdotes. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. 156 pages. ISBN: 1840370602.

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