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Souvenir Program of Nova Scotia Fisheries Exhibition and Fishermen's Reunion .1953

By: N/A

Price: $32.50

Publisher: 1953

Seller ID: Books006357


Souvenir Program of Nova Scotia Fisheries Exhibition and Fishermen's Reunion. Lunenburg Nova Scotia September 15 - 19, 1953. Measures 8.75 x 6 inches. Unpaginated (124 pages]. Comprehensive Lunenburg / fisheries item chock full of adverts, photos, &c. Also included are three newspaper clippings regarding the election of the Queen of the Sea, a leaflet from St. John's Anglican Church, and a ticket for Wednesday the 16th. 157 item Prise [prize] List at front for entries in... View more info

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1955 Prize Meeting of the Dominion of Canada Rifle Association to be held at Connaught Rifle Ranges, Ottawa. Programme, Prize List, Regulations and General Instructions

By: N/A

Price: $71.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Dominion of Canada Rifle Association: 1955

Seller ID: Books006990


141 pages, plus ads. 6.75 x 4.75 inches. Very good condition: clean and unmarked in sound binding with sunning to spine and light soiling to rear cover Export ad as seen. The first 3 pink leaves are creased. View more info

Image for Canoe Trips in Canada. Issued under the Authority of the Honourable Jean Lesage, Minister of Northern Affairs & National Resources

Canoe Trips in Canada. Issued under the Authority of the Honourable Jean Lesage, Minister of Northern Affairs & National Resources

By: N/A

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, Canadian Government Travel Bureau: 1956

Seller ID: Books007938


14 pages plus covers. NS Legislative oval stamp and May 28 1956 stamp to cover, else clean and unmarked. Light creasing to pages. Brief text for each route (no maps, as issued), and lists at rear for suggested outfitting supplies. Type of fish and quality of fishing noted for most trips. View more info

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Catching of the Whale and Seal; or, Henry Acton's Conversation with his son William on the Whale and Seal Fishery.

By: Acton, Henry

Price: $162.50

Publisher: Salem / New York, Ives & Jewett / Gould and Newman: 1838

Seller ID: Books010065


112 pages. Original leather spine; paper covered boards. Lacking front endpaper(s); 2 blanks present at rear. Frontispiece and four plates. Numerous head / tail vignettes. Covers rubbed; pages spotted; tears near gutter to lower margin of leaves up to page 32. Binding is sound. Some plates and vignettes with added colour. View more info

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The Mysteries of Trout Fishing

By: Ainsworth, Foster

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Hantsport, N.S., Lancelot Press: 1988

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: Books007963


48pp. View more info

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Atlantic Salmon & the Fly Fisherman [signed]

By: Anderson, Gary

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday: 1985

Inscription: Inscribed by the author

Seller ID: Books009424


[ix], 241 pages. Jacket spine sunned. Clean and unmarked save for warm authorial inscription on half-title. View more info

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A Treatyse of fysshynge wyth an Angle. Bibliotheca Curiosa

By: Berners, Dame Juliana

Price: $84.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Privately Printed: 1885

Seller ID: Books008657


viii, 36 pages. One of 275 copies issued. Signature of Church historian and hymn writer Athelstan Riley dated 1885 on first leaf. Endpapers foxed. An excellent example. Edited by "Piscator". View more info

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The Boke of St Albans. Containing Treatises on Hawking, Hunting and Cote Armour

By: Berners, Dame Juliana, [William Blades intro.]

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock: 1881

Seller ID: Books008656


32 pages, followed by facsimile of the 1486 original. Blindstamped vellumish substance over boards; gilt to spine; fore-edge and lower edge not trimmed. Light soiling to covers and what appears to be a binder's repair or augmentation to fore-edge of upper board. Bookplate of Antony Mac Dermott to front pastedown. Offsetting to endpapers. Binding is sound; no inscriptions; very presentable. Due to size and weight, overseas customers please inquire for accurate shipping qu... View more info

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Historical Sketches of the Angling Literature of All Nations. To Which is Added A Bibliography of English Writers on Angling.

By: Blakey, Robert

Price: $143.75

Publisher: London, John Russell Smith: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010721


vi, 335 pages. Publisher's dark green cloth stamped in blind with gilt to spine. Unobtrusive ownership signature to front free endpaper; else clean and unmarked in sound binding. View more info

Image for Angling Sports: In Nine Piscatory Eclogues. A New Attempt to Introduce a More Pleasing Variety and Mixture of Subjects and Characters into Pastoral. On the Plan of its Primitive Rules and Manners. Suited to the Entertainment of Retirement, and the Lovers

Angling Sports: In Nine Piscatory Eclogues. A New Attempt to Introduce a More Pleasing Variety and Mixture of Subjects and Characters into Pastoral. On the Plan of its Primitive Rules and Manners. Suited to the Entertainment of Retirement, and the Lovers

By: Browne, Moses

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Edward And Charles Dilly: 1773

Edition: Third edition

Seller ID: Books008654


xxxvii, 136 pages. Complete with engraved frontispiece and half-title. Contemporary calf with edges worn and a bit chipped; rebacked in calf to match, retaining the original blank endpapers - 2 at front and 2 at rear. Ex Bibliotheca Piscatoria Ohlsoni plate to front pastedown. No inscriptions. Binding is sound. View more info

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Recreating the American Longrifle

By: Buchele, William

Price: $118.75

Publisher: York, PA, George Shumway Pub: 1976

Seller ID: Books010756


xii, 194 pages, plus two large folding diagrams laid in. Spine lightly sunned and abraded; faint staining to small section of rear cover. Interior is clean and unmarked; no spine crease. View more info

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FALCONRY in the VALLEY OF THE INDUS

By: Burton, Richard Francis

Price: $3,835.00

Publisher: London, John Van Voorst: 1852

Seller ID: Books008123


8 x 5.25 inches. One of only 500 copies printed. Original brown blind stamped pebbled cloth. Spine neatly rebacked in leather by Norrie Linton of Dalkeith. Two front and two rear endpapers from time of rebacking. The first original leaf is the half title; the final original leaf is page 8 of publisher's catalogue. Complete, with four plates as called for. This copy purchased at auction, Sotheby's 1992. Spotting to boards; foxing to plates though primarily to edges and no... View more info

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The Boy Scouts' Handy Book

By: Buzzacott, Francis H.

Price: $343.75

Publisher: Chicago, Hamming Publishing: 1912

Seller ID: Books010715


9, 514, [2]. Red cloth worn, stained, and faded. Title page has copyright M.A. Donahue & Co. 1912; published by Hamming; with Walter at foot of spine. Endpapers grubby; two old pencil ownership inscriptions [both in Nova Scotia] to front free endpaper. Loss of a third of page 265/6. A few leaves stained, and a few corners dog-eared. Binding remains sound. Profusely illustrated. View more info

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Letters To A Salmon Fisher's Sons

By: Chaytor, A. H.

Price: $227.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books008655


xiv, 288. Original burgundy cloth with gilt fly to front. Top edge gilt (dulled). Bookplate of John Robson Young to front pastedown; more recent ownership signature unobtrusively to front endpaper near gutter at head. Two tiny worm holes at upper gutter near head. Fore-edge lightly speckled; contents generally clean; binding is sound. A pleasing example of this classic in first edition. View more info

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Woods, Places, Bears 'n Faces

By: Clark, Peter D.

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Penniac Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: signed by author

Seller ID: Books010355


87pp. Inscribed to former owner by the author on title page View more info

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Sporting Days

By: Colquhoun, John

Price: $97.50

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1866

Seller ID: Books008658


viii, 255 pages, plus 20 page catalogue at rear. Old bookplate of Peter Carmichael to front pastedown, and unobtrusive more recent signature top left front endpaper (both seen in photo). Binding sound. Handwritten "Capt." in front of author's name on title page, else free of markings. A pleasing bright example. View more info

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The Moor and the Loch, Containing Minute Instructions in All Highland Sports with Wanderings over Crag and Correi, "Flood and Fell"

By: Colquhoun, John

Price: $104.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1851

Edition: Third edition

Seller ID: Books008661


xvii, 405 pages, plus plates. All illustrations called for present, the full page plates each with tissue guard. Half leather over featherd boards. Top edge gilt. Three bookplates to front pastedown. J. Carrs & Co. Bookbinders Glasgow ticket top left verso of front endpaper. Binding is sound and contents clean. Very presentable. View more info

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Hackamore Reinsman [in English]

By: Connell, Ed

Price: $27.30

Publisher: Chico, Texas, Longhorn Press: 1969

Seller ID: Books009516


68 pages. Clean and unmarked. Profusely illustrated. Eleventh printing. Text is in English. View more info

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Arkansas' Deer Herd

By: Donaldson, David; Carl Hunter and T. H. Holder

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Little Rock, AK, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission: 1951

Seller ID: Books008749


72 pages. A little wear to covers and the number 779 top right front cover; else clean and unmarked. View more info

THE FISHING CLUB IN RETROSPECTIVE THE STORY OF LAC DU CAP FISH AND GAME CLUB

By: Exworth, E.J. Maxwell

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Montreal, Atwater Press: 1987

Seller ID: Books006322


151 pages. Clean and unmarked. A tied fly is attached to a piece of paper that is attached to the front endpaper with an inch of masking tape. Beneath the fly is written: "The Maxfly". View more info