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Fisherman's Companion

By: Atha, Antony

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Sebastian Kelly: 1997

Seller ID: 012297

ISBN: 1901688291

Condition: Near Fine


A survey of one of the best-loved sports, combined with write in record pages that will become a personal memoir of fishing expeditions in years to come. Clean, crisp hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Illustrated with fine art paintings. - 64 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Fishing Detective

By: Bailey, John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins (for Marks & Spencer): 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020138

Condition: As New


A new approach to coarse angling which shows you how to outwit your prey by understanding its behaviour and so learning to predict its next move. Covers all the major as well as some of the lesser known coarse species. Invaluable advice & practical examples. Couple of small scratches to cover. View more info

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The Young Trawler - a Story of Life and Death and Rescue on the North Sea

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, James Nisbet:

Seller ID: 044447

Condition: Good


Victorian novel written to give some idea of the life led by deep-sea trawlers fishing the North Sea. Blue decorated cloth with gilt titles. 407pp + publisher's adverts. Undated but circa 1900's. Frontis + 4 b&w illustrations and vignette title. Top edge a little dusty. Previous owner's details erased from front endpaper. An attractive copy of this hard-to-find title. View more info

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Man and the Sea: From the Ice Age to the Norman Conquest

By: Banbury, Philip

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1975

Seller ID: 031545

Condition: Very Good


How early European man paddled and sailed on his voyages of migration, brought about by changes in climate and coastline. The boats and routes he used are examined in detail, and there is discussion on dugout and skin-covered canoes, the dawn of boatbuilding, development of fishing, trading and war vessels, ships of the 10th. and 11th. centuries, and problems of navigation with limited aids. 269 pages including index. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Fishing Forays : A Fishing Forays: Distinguished Companion to the Rivers, Lochs and Stillwaters of Great Britain and Ireland

By: Birley, David & Lawrence, Tom (Editors)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Hexham, Northumberland, Kensington West Productions: 1993

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 036370

Condition: Very Good +


With a foreword by Chris Poupard. Explores the extraordinary variety of fishing within our shores. Clean, bright, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light wear to one corner. 254 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Bank Fishing for Reservoir Trout : An Introduction

By: Calver, Jim

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 051167

ISBN: 0713618817

Condition: Very Good


Revised and enlarged second edition consists simply of information that anyone seeking success in his first few seasons of reservoir bank fishing mush know. A very good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper which has faded spine. 177 pages including index. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs View more info

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Able Seaman

By: Carter, George Goldsmith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041570

Condition: Very Good


Unable to face the bleak prospect of life in longshore fishing, Jack Vallon breaks with the age-long tradition of his family and joins first the Royal Navy and then the Merchant Service. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 315 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Stillwater Trout Tactics

By: Church, Bob; Jardine, Charles

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Marlborough, Wiltshire, The Crowood Press: 1994

Edition: Revised & Abridged Edition

Seller ID: 030041

ISBN: 1852238445

Condition: Very Good +


Describes the tactics required to succeed in this popular sport, with each method fully explained. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 204 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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FlyPast Magazine January 1995 No 162

By: Delve, Ken (Editor)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Lincs, Key Publishing: 1995

Seller ID: 065000

Condition: Very Good


Magazine published for enthusiasts of old aeroplanes. 70 pages. Contents include:- Goodbye 360 Squadron; Duxford Lancaster; Fishing of Fortresses, AMJETs warbirds; Sky raider ops in Vietnam; Bomber Command goes Gardening; Street Paro in downtown Reno; Luftwaffe Mayhem; etc Previous owner's name written on front cover in pen, otherwise immaculate. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Ships

By: Dodman, Frank E.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061701

Condition: Very Good


Observer's Books No 15. A square, tight clean hardback in tatty jacket which has been repaired internally with tape. 191 pages including index. 16 colour & 16 b/w plates + line drawings. Information on the many types of ships - warships, merchantmen, sailing yachts, fishing and harbour craft etc as well as on miscellaneous craft ancient and modern. Print line 575.861 View more info

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The Observer's Book of Ships

By: Dodman, Frank E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1964

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 061695

Condition: Very Good


Observer's Books No 15. A square, tight clean hardback which lacks a dustwrapper. 192 pages including index. 16 colour & 16 b/w plates + line drawings. Information on the many types of ships - warships, merchantmen, sailing yachts, fishing and harbour craft etc as well as on miscellaneous craft ancient and modern. Print line 1604.664 View more info

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Scawsby

By: Drabble, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053453

ISBN: 0297772805

Condition: Very Good


Invites the reader to explore the wider and more universal themes within the detail of his story of prejudice, set in a small North Eastern fishing village, against a half-caste teenaged interloper. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic film - 247 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Gareth Edwards on Fishing

By: Edwards, Gareth; Pawson, Tony

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060902

ISBN: 0002170515

Condition: Very Good


The great rugby scrum-half writes about his obsession and passion for fishing and shares the practical tips which he has found valuable from his own wide experience or learnt from fishing with experts. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 176 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Trout Fly Recognition

By: Goddard, John;

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, A & C Black Publishers Ltd: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066893

ISBN: 0713616989

Condition: Very Good


Names and describes almost every British river insect known with photos of most reproduced in colour. Very good clean hardback in unclipped jacket which has small tear to top edge of front cover. 222 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Fly Fishing for Salmon

By: Graesser, Neil

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Boydell Press: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 057306

ISBN: 0851151728

Condition: Good


Challenging and often controversial look at the techniques of salmon fishing by one of the most experienced of today's fishermen. As much a study of the fish themselves as of the skills required to take them successfully. Some light sunning to page edges else a good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear and scuff marks to rear cover and sunning to spine - 120 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Halcyon Days : The Nature of Trout Fishing and Fishermen

By: Hammond, Bryn

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Swan Hill Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051163

ISBN: 1853101532

Condition: Very Good


Draws together material from many well-known and not so well known angling writers which may help readers to enjoy their fishing more and perhaps be encouraged to explore the vast range of angling literature that exists. Light sunning to page margins else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 246 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Fishing and Flying

By: Horsley, Terence

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066889

Condition: Very Good


The pilot tells of his two loves - of the air and its freedom, and of the countryside and its quiet rivers and lochs. Some odd, light spotting to the blank ffep else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing sunning to spine and now protected in an plastic film - 224 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Hunting Shooting and Fishing

By: Hurst, Mrs. Victor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Limited: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066810

Condition: Good


The author casts a wide net covering the sports. Historically, she tells of hunting in 18th-century Shropshire when the celebrated John Corbet was Master of Foxhounds as well as drawing upon her own experiences with some twenty-six packs both in England and Ireland. Spotting to page edges, else a good, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear with sunning to spine - 176 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Virgin Market

By: Lee, C.Y.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Alvin Redman: 1965

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 053021

Condition: Good


Novel set around the characters of a fishing village in Hong Kong. A good clean hardback in dustjacket whichs shows signs of wear/tear and minor loss. 233 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Day of the Fox

By: Lewis, Norman

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 046997

Condition: Very Good


The absorbing story of the seamy side of life in a Catalan fishing village on the Costa Brava, a life invisible to and unguessed at by the swarm of summer tourists, which artfully describes the complex, wholly un-Spanish character of the Catalan. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper. 259 pages. Includes newspaper obituary of Norman Lewis from July 2003. Prompt dispatch. View more info