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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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Scouting for boys, Baden-Powell of Gilwell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell
2 Baden-Powell of Gilwell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell Scouting for boys
England Pearson 1967 First Edition; Third Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Signed by three scoutmasters from central Florida. The blueprint for the Boy Scout movement, this hugely influential manual is a must for anyone interested in scouting, youth education, and outdoor activities. The celebrated British general not only provides energetic tips on camping, tracking, and woodcraft, but offers proper Victorian-era advice on manners, self-discipline, and, above all, good citizenship. Includes the original illustrations. Rare. ; 182 pages 
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Jeane Dixon  My Life and Prophecies, Dixon, Jeane & Rene Noorbergen
3 Dixon, Jeane & Rene Noorbergen Jeane Dixon My Life and Prophecies
William Morrow 1969 0688021425 / 9780688021429 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
White and blue cover, no dust or slipcase. Signed, "Blessings, Jean Dixon". Book is in Excellent Condition. Jean Dixon was one of the best-known American astrologers and psychics of the 20th century, due to her syndicated newspaper astrology column, and some well-publicized predictions and a best-selling biography. She is best known for allegedly predicting the assassination of President John F. Kennedy four years before he was elected. In the May 13, 1956, issue of Parade Magazine she wrote that the 1960 presidential election would be "dominated by labor and won by a Democrat" who would then go on to "be assassinated or die in office though not necessarily in his first term." Five years later Jeane Dixon was addressing a meeting in the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles when questioned if Robert Kennedy would ever become President. 'No,' she had answered. 'He will never become President of the United States because of a tragedy right here in this hotel.' A week later Robert Kennedy did win the California Democratic primary and he had just finished addressing a victory rally at the Ambassador Hotel's ballroom when he was shot. He died the following day. Also in January 1942 Dixon had warned the Hollywood film actress Carole Lombard (married to Clark Gable at the time) that it would be dangerous for her to travel by plane within the next six weeks. Lombard, scheduled to appear at a War Bond rally did not heed Dixon's warning, she died in an airplane crash within three days of the warning. President Richard Nixon referred to Jean Dixon as "the soothsayer" and ordered preparations for a terrorist attack that Dixon had predicted, of course the prediction did not come true during Nixon's term. She was also one of several astrologers who gave advice to Nancy Reagan during the presidency of Ronald Reagan. She died of cardiac arrest in Washington, D.C. on January 25, 1997, at the age of 93. Prompt shipping with a Free Delivery Confirmation.; 1 x 8.3 x 5.5 Inches; 219 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Very Telling  Conversations with American Writers, Johnson, Sarah
4 Johnson, Sarah The Very Telling Conversations with American Writers
UPNE 2006 1584655275 / 9781584655275 Various Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
New never read. No dust as issued. Once again, Sarah Anne Johnson offers insightful interviews with some of today's most popular and accomplished writers. Steeped in a thorough knowledge of each writer's work, Johnson asks about a range of topics on the writing craft, nurturing fictional ideas, and the daily practice of writing. The authors offer insights and practical advice that will delight their fans and be cherished by aspiring writers. Michael Cunningham recalls how the structure of The Hours evolved as he wrote it. Edwidge Danticat honors the Haitian storytelling tradition she encountered in her childhood. And Jonathan Lethem reflects on working from inside and outside the literary establishment.

Johnson's interviews have been praised for her "thoughtful and knowledgeable questions" (Bloomsbury Review) that "provoke thoughtful responses from her subjects" (Publishers Weekly) and provide "an opportunity to participate in intimate and often illuminating dialog" (Library Journal). Her previous collection, Conversations with American Women Writers (UPNE, 2004), was described as "17 miniature instruction books on craft" by Publishers Weekly.

Other writers interviewed include Rick Moody; Donna Tartt; Myla Goldberg; Mary Gaitskill; Ha Jin; Bret Anthony Johnston; Edward P. Jones; Chang-rae Lee; Alice Mattison; Nancy Rawles; Marilynne Robinson; le thi diem thuy; and Mary Yukari Waters.; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.80 inches; 224 pages 
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Household Searchlight Recipe Book, Migliario, Ida
5 Migliario, Ida Household Searchlight Recipe Book
Topeka, KA Household Magazine 1952 23rd edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Rare in this condition.A comprehensive cookbook full of recipes & cooking advice compiled by The Household Magazine. Everything from canning, to candies, to meats & puddings.Household Magazine was a popular magazine in the 1930s and these recipes receive very high reader/cook ratings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages 
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Albermarle, Jefferson's County, 1727-1976 (Author Signed), Moore, John Hammond
6 Moore, John Hammond Albermarle, Jefferson's County, 1727-1976 (Author Signed)
Charlottsville, Va University Press 1976 0813906458 / 9780813906454 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
First edition signed by the author on title page, John H. Moore. The focus of this volume is on the people of Albemarle County over a two hundred and fifty year history. The study is divided into parts by "turning points" in local life-1727m 1820, 1888, and 1945. (from cover flap) After almost 90 years, 25 books, numerous articles and millions of words, Columbia historian John Hammond Moore sums up any advice he might have for others this way:“Keep going.”For decades, this historian/journalist/scholar has done just that: Kept traveling. Researching. Interviewing. Editing. Teaching. Writing. He’s delved into a gazillion topics from Confederate food to German prisoners of war in America during World War II, to lynchings in South Carolina to a pre-Hollywood biography of 1940s era movie star Errol Flynn. “John is so thorough, so careful in his writing – he’s made major contributions to our understanding of South Carolina history,” says Allen Stokes, who for 25 years was director of the University of South Carolina’s Caroliniana Library, the state’s major university history repository.; ; Signed by Author 
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Hunting Big Whitetails  Tactics Guaranteed to Make You a More Successful Whitetail Hunter, Nelson, Bruce L.
7 Nelson, Bruce L. Hunting Big Whitetails Tactics Guaranteed to Make You a More Successful Whitetail Hunter
Buck Pub 1995 0964597284 / 9780964597280 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. Looks new. Has a dust jacket over paperback book. HUNTING BIG WHITETAILS is a book for serious hunters who thrive on the challenge of hunting the ultimate big game animal, the mature whitetail buck. HUNTING BIG WHITETAILS is packed with interesting stories, unique ideas and valuable information on stand-hunting, still-hunting, driving, tracking, as well as calling and rattling. This thorough, practical advice has made this book a favorite of whitetail hunters from Florida to Alberta.; Photographs; 8.30 X 5.40 X 0.80 inches; 272 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Worcester pulpit,  With notices historical and bibliographical,, Smalley, E
8 Smalley, E The Worcester pulpit, With notices historical and bibliographical,
Boston, MA Phillips, Sampson and Co 1851 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Signed by W. (William) A Warden, Worcester, Ma who wrote the History of the Warden Family in American in 1901. Green cover with gold print. Cover `detached with missing endpapers but complete contents including title page. Clean. Very rare pre Civil War work. Author was pastor of the Union Church, Worcester, Mass. Includes an early history of the town, first Church and its ministry, Second church and its ministry, Baptist Church and Ministry, Calvinist Church and Ministry, Methodist Episcopal Church and ministry, Roman Catholic ministry, Union Chruch and its Pastors, Second Baptist Church and ministry, Universalist Society and ministers,Episcopal Church and Ministry, Second Methodist Church and Ministry, Church of the Unity, Salem Street Church and Pastor, Miscellaneous, and an appendix. Cotton Mather gave advice in the proceeding to remove Rev. Andrew Garder from from the church. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Rare.; 561 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
Price: 119.97 USD
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Wisdom in Minature, or Gems of Wisdom: being a collection of sentences from distinguished authors on Religion, Morals, and Literature, Various Authors
9 Various Authors Wisdom in Minature, or Gems of Wisdom: being a collection of sentences from distinguished authors on Religion, Morals, and Literature
Boston, MA Isaac Tompkins 1847 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Original 1847 printing not a reprint. Red decorative cover with gold image on front and gold lettering on spine. Minor yellowing to edges of pages due to age. Clean contents. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Very Rare.; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 106 pages 
Price: 99.97 USD
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