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1 The Complete Angler, or Contemplative Man's Recreation being A Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish and Fishing
London, England L. A. Lewis, 125, Fleet-Street 1839 Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Leather binding has been repaired with a complete new leather spine (Dark brown with boards lighter leather). Foxing on some pages and end papers otherwise clean and bright. Engravings and drawings. . Includes notes biographical and explanatory and the lives of the authors. THe epistle dedicatory is to the right worshipful John Offley of Madley Manor, in the county of Stafford, Esq. There is also an epistle to the reader. The descriptive list of the Embellishments (woodcuts and copper plates) contains a detailed description of each "embellishment" including source, artist, etc. Also contains a entensive notes section with" biographical notices of the principal persons mentioned in the complete angler". In addition to the lives of Walton and Cotton the contents include: Chapter I. A conference betwixt an angler, a hunter, and a falconer; each commending his recreation. Chapter II. Observations of the Otter and the Chub. Chapter III. How to fish for, and to dress the Chavender, or Chub. Chapter IV. Observations of the nature and breeding of the Trout, and how to fish for him. And the Milkmaid's song. Chapter V. More directions how to fish for, and how to make for the Trout an artificial minnowandflies; withsomemerriment. Chapter VI. Observations of the Umber or Grayling, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter VII. Observations of the Salmon: With directions how to fish for him. Chapter VIII. Observations of the Luce or Pike, with directions how to fish for him. Chapter IX. Observations of the Carp, with directions how to fish for him. Chapter X. Observations of the Bream, and directions to catch him. Chapter XI. Observations of the Tench, and advice how to angle for him. Chapter XII. Observations of the Pearch, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter XIII. Observations of the Eel, and other fish that want scales, and [directions how] to fish for them. Chapter XIV. Observations of the Barbel, and directions how to fish for him. Chapter XV. Observations of the Gudgeon, the Ruffe, and the Bleak, and how to fish for them. Chapter XVI. Is of nothing; or that which is nothing worth. Chapter XVII. Of Roach and Dace and how to fish for them; and of Cadis. Chapter XVIII. Of the Minnow or Penk, of the Loach, and of the Bull-head, or Miller's-thumb. Chapter XIX. Of several rivers, and some observations of fish. Chapter XX. Of Fish-ponds, and how to oreder them. Chapter XXI. Directions for making of a line, and for the colouring of both rod and line. Part II. being instructions how to angle for a Trout and Grayling in a clear stream. To my most worthy Father and Friend, Mr. Izaak Walton, the elder. To my most honoured Friend, Charles Cotton, Esq. The Retirement: Irregular verses addressed to Mr. Izaak Walton. Chapter I. Conference between a country Gentleman proficient in fly-fishing, and a Traveller who becomes his pupil. Chapter II. An account of the principal rivers in Derbyshire. Viator lodges at Piscator's house. Chapter III. Conference containing a description of Cotton's Fishing-house, with his apology for writing a supplement toWalton'sbook.ChapterIV.Ofangling for Trout and Grayling, divided into three branches. Chapter V. Of Fly-fishing. Chapter VI. Fishing at the top continued--- Further directions for fly-making--- Time when the Grayling is in season--- Rock in Pikepool. Chapter VII. Fishing at the top--- Flies for the months of January, February, March, April, and part of May; including, under May, particular directions how to bait with the Green-drake. Chapter VIII. Fishing at the top, continued--- Flies for the end of May, and for the following months, till December; containing, under May, instructions when to dape with the Stone-fly. Chapter IX. Fly-fishing, in windy weather, best in the still-deeps. Chapter X. Directions how to dress a Trout and Grayling. Chapter XI. Of angling at the bottom for Trout or Grayling--- By hand, with a running line--- With a cork or float--- Various baits. Chapter XII. Of angling in the middle for Trout or Grayling.While not a first printing this is an excellent rebound collectible copy. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. 
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My True Course  Dutch Van Kirk Northumberland to Hiroshima, Dietz, Suzanne
2 Dietz, Suzanne My True Course Dutch Van Kirk Northumberland to Hiroshima
Lawrenceville, Ga Red Gremlin Press Llc 2012 0692016767 / 9780692016763 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by Dutch Van Kirk the Navigator for the Enola Gay the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Also signed by the Navigator of the weather plane Kokura for the Enola Gay. This book is a detailed biography and diary of Dutch. It contains many letters, and notes detailing the training, flight preperation, flight, and personal information. heodore "Dutch" Van Kirk (February 27, 1921 – July 28, 2014) was a navigator in the United States Army Air Forces, best known as the navigator of the Enola Gay when it dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Upon the death of fellow crewman Morris Jeppson on March 30, 2010, Van Kirk became the last surviving member of the Enola Gay crew. Van Kirk was born Theodore Van Kirk in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, and joined the Army Air Force Aviation Cadet Program October 1941. On 1 April 1942, he received both his commission and navigator wings and transferred to the 97th Bomb Group, the first operational Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress unit in England. (Wiki)Rare signed copy. Looks new.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 600 pages; Signed by Biographee 
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3 Harding, Captain Edwin T., Kotsch, Captain William J. Heavy Weather Guide
Annapolis, MD United States Navel Institute 1965 087021263X / 9780870212635 First Edition Flexible covers Very Good with no dust jacket 
This is first edition 1965. Green cover with gold print. Excellent reference. ; Charts; Folio 13" - 23" tal; 209 pages 
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Volks- Und Heimatkunde Des Politischen Bezirkes Hohenelbe Und Der Deutschen Gemeinden Der Im Westen Angrenzenden Gerichtsbezirke Neupakau Und Starkenbach. Unter Mitwirkung Von Mitgliedern Des Arnauer Und Des Hohenelber Lehr, JIRASEK, FRANZ JOS (JOSF)
4 JIRASEK, FRANZ JOS (JOSF) Volks- Und Heimatkunde Des Politischen Bezirkes Hohenelbe Und Der Deutschen Gemeinden Der Im Westen Angrenzenden Gerichtsbezirke Neupakau Und Starkenbach. Unter Mitwirkung Von Mitgliedern Des Arnauer Und Des Hohenelber Lehr
Marktoberdorf/Allgau Heimatkreis Holhenelbe/ Risengebirge E.V. 1986 Reprint; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
1986 reprint. Two volume set. Red covers with black engraving and gold print on cover. Written in German. This is the 1986 reprint of the first edition 1907-1915. Written in German with rough translation from German " Outside titled "History of the High Elber district." - First to geostatistics and geophysics, weather, flora & fauna, people and life of the people (dialect, dress, etc., folklore, superstitions, habits and customs, legends and folk tales), agriculture, trade and industry, trade u . traffic, spiritual culture, political conditions, welfare services ... In particular, the local churches Spindleruv Mlyn, Friedrichstal, Krause chalets, Ochs ditch Hackel, Upper Hohenelbe, Hohenelbe, Harta; Hennersdorf Pelsdorf, Pomeranian village Niederhof, Upper Langenau means Langenau low Langenau Schwarzental, Lauterwasser, forestry, Mönchdorf, Porsch joke, Arnau, Polke village, Moors Hermann iron, Arnsdorf, Tschermna, Kottwitz, upper and Lower oil, oil-Döberney, Kleinborowitz, Anseith, Oberprausnitz, Niederprausnitz, Switschin, Grossborowitz, Nedarsch, Widach, Stupna, Stückau, Starkenbach, Huttendorf, Benetzko. - With a "look back at the years 1915-1985" in Vol 1 (it references to "meritorious Riesengebirgler" as the musicologist Paul Nettl (1889-1972) and the writer Franz Fühmann (1922-1984)" Scarce.; National and local history of the district chief of the German Elbe River and the communities in the West and neighboring jur; Vol. 1 & 2; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
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The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat (Author Signed), Moore, Edward Kelsey
5 Moore, Edward Kelsey The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat (Author Signed)
Knopf 2013 0307959929 / 9780307959928 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. Perhaps one of the best new writers. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Meet Odette, Clarice, and Barbara Jean in the New York Times best-selling novel . . . Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat is home away from home for this inseparable Plainview, Indiana, trio. Dubbed “the Supremes” by high school pals in the tumultuous 1960s, they weather life’s storms together for the next four decades. Now, during their most challenging year yet, dutiful, proud, and talented Clarice must struggle to keep up appearances as she deals with her husband’s humiliating infidelities. Beautiful, fragile Barbara Jean is rocked by the tragic reverberations of a youthful love affair. And fearless Odette engages in the most terrifying battle of her life while contending with the idea that she has inherited more than her broad frame from her notorious pot-smoking mother, Dora. Through marriage, children, happiness, and the blues, these strong, funny women gather each Sundayat the same table at Earl’s diner for delicious food, juicy gossip, occasional tears, and uproarious banter.With wit and love, style and sublime talent, Edward Kelsey Moore brings together four intertwined love stories, three devoted allies, and two sprightly earthbound spirits in a big-hearted debut novel that embraces the lives of people you will never forget. ; 9.20 X 6.60 X 1.30 inches; 320 pages; Signed by Author 
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6 Thomas, Robert B. The Old Farmer's Almanac, 1870 No. 78
Boston, MA Thompson, Bigelow & Brown 1870 1st Thus; First Impression Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
Paper is brittle and has heavy chipping around edges. May be loose. Contents in fair to good condition. Rare copy. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Farmer's Almanac's are issued usually within a state and may contain adjoining states and may contain tide charts, farmer's calendar,important dates, astronomical data, weather predictions, zodiac charts, charts of sun's declination, eclipse predictions (by month, local, state, and federal court locations, historical facts, planting recommendations, stamp duties,recipes, jokes, and advertisments. an annual calendar containing important dates and statistical information such as astronomical data and tide tables. An almanac (also spelled almanack and almanach) is an annual publication listing a set of events forthcoming in the next year. Almanac's are among (if not the only) the oldest periodicals continuously published in the United States.Robert Bailey Thomas was born in Grafton, Massachusetts, on April 24, 1766. He and his younger brother, Aaron, lived with their parents on a farm, where they grew vegetables and fruit.In the summer of 1792, Robert traveled to Boston to study with Osgood Carlton, a mathematician. By the end of August, Robert had completed all of the astronomical calculations for the next year. Those calculations became the basis of his first almanac -- The Farmer's Almanack. Robert printed 3,000 copies of his first Almanac and priced it at nine cents. It was a best-seller! He went on to publish The Farmer's Almanac for 54 years. In 1832, he added the word "Old" to the title.Thomas said an almanacs purpose was "to be useful with a pleasant degree of humor." ; Illustrations, Tables, charts; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 96 pages 
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