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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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The skinning knife, Cole, M. H
2 Cole, M. H The skinning knife
Birmingham, AL M.H. Cole 1996 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
In new condition. Never read. Author also published the series on U.S. Military Knives, Bayonets & Machetes in the 1990's and The Best of US Military Knives: Bayonets & Machetes in 2002.Paul Granger wrote a review that says: "M H Cole is a masterful illustrator the likes of which are extremely few and far between. Tragically his books are out of print and difficult to find. "The Skinning Knife" is still available. I would encourage any serious knife collector to aquire a copy if at all possible. It chronicles this vital segment of our nations knife history expertly with fondness and respect. M H Cole is a BLADE magazine Hall of Fame member, and deservedly so. This book is a splendid example of his work and not to be passed over." The author died just prior to release of this book so it is Rare to find as only 300 printed. ; 153 pages; Thomas has. Notify him to ship. 
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Pacific Slope Reference Library, California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Company, Southern Pacific
3 Company, Southern Pacific Pacific Slope Reference Library, California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico
Southern Pacific Railroad 1908 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cloth binding of several regional railroad resource guides. Hinges weak and cover worn. Fantastic and unique reference of railroading in this era. Cover shows wear and hinge has been reinforced with hinge tape. Scarce if not rare compilation. Includes California and Oregon Klamath Country, California Sacramento Valley, California's Coast Country, California San Joaquin Valley, California South of Tehachapi, Imperial Valley California, New Nevada, The New Arizonia, Wayside notes on the Sunset Route, The Inside Track, California Fruit by one of the eaters, and California Fishing. Each of these booklets have been compiled into one edition retaining the colorful coves. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Rare.; Maps, Photos, ilustrations; p 
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Cape Cod New and Old, Edwards, Agnes
4 Edwards, Agnes Cape Cod New and Old
Boston, MA Houghton and Mifflin Company 1918 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Ruyl, Louis H. 
Riverside Press blue cover with gold lettering. Inscribed "From Annie F. Peirce 12-25-1918" on front endpaper. Agnes Rothery, or Agnes Edwards Rothery, was the pen name of American author Agnes Pratt. Primarily known as a travel writer, she also published novels. Rothery died in 1954 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Her papers are at the University of Virginia. Wikipedia Louis H. Ruyl was an American Born (1870) artist famous for his painting of Rockefeller Center, 1939. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. "Even though the text dates from 1918, it is incredible how much of what the author describes (landmarks, beaches, buildings, customs) still exists today. And how many of the concerns of a century ago (over-development, automobile traffic, over-fishing) persist! Also interesting are the people and places lost to history, but whose tales live on in current Cape museums, books, and tourist attractions. Descriptions of Cape towns are beautifully written, and accompanying sketches are lovely." Reviewer. Very clean contents.; B&W Illustrations; 12mo; 239 pages 
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The Fishes in Vineyard Waters The Dukes County Intelligencer, Elvin, Joseph B.
5 Elvin, Joseph B. The Fishes in Vineyard Waters The Dukes County Intelligencer
Edgartown, Mass Dukes County Historical Society 1966 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Will Huntington 
Drawings; 9 X 6 X 0.20 inches 
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Pine, Stream & Prairie  Wisconsin and Minnisota in Profile, Gray, James
6 Gray, James Pine, Stream & Prairie Wisconsin and Minnisota in Profile
New York , NY Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Tan cover with gilt print. Corners worn. Signed by author.JAMES GRAY was born in Whitemouth, Manitoba and raised in Winnipeg. He began his journalism career during the Depression, writing for several Western periodicals and as a member of the Ottawa press corps. He began writing autobiographical social histories of the Prairies in the 1960s, work that ultimately won him the Canadian National History Society's Pierre Berton Award. He died in 1998. Fully indexed. Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs & maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Arizona Clan, Grey, Zane
7 Grey, Zane The Arizona Clan
New York, NY Harper & Brothers 1958 9997554000 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Taylor Oughton 
Rare First edition as identified by points in Rogers "Zane Grey First Editions" (1986). Has H-H and stated first edition on copywrite page. Near fine hardback with green cloth cover and 1/4 black spine cover. Gilt stamped title on spine. Dust has 1/4 inch chip missing from top of spine area with fading to edges. Text clean and bright. Tight binding looks like never read. Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 - October 23, 1939) was an American dentist and author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) was his best-selling book. Pearl Zane Grey was born in Zanesville, Ohio. His birth name may have originated from newspaper descriptions of Queen Victoria's mourning clothes as "pearl grey". He was the fourth of five children born to Alice "Allie" Josephine Zane, whose English Quaker immigrant ancestor Robert Zane came to the North American colonies in 1673, and her husband, Lewis M. Gray, a dentist. His family changed the spelling of their last name to "Grey" after his birth. Later Grey dropped Pearl and used Zane as his first name. He grew up in Zanesville, a city founded by his maternal great-grandfather Ebenezer Zane, an American Revolutionary War patriot, and from an early age, he was intrigued by history. Grey developed interests in fishing, baseball, and writing, all of which contributed to his writing success. His first three novels recounted the heroism of ancestors who fought in the American Revolutionary War. (Wikipedia) Dust in Brodart protective cover. ; Jacket illustration; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 211 pages 
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Bill Fish Three Underwater (Artist Signed Print), Harvey, Guy
8 Harvey, Guy Bill Fish Three Underwater (Artist Signed Print)
Guyharveyart.com 2006 First Edition; First Impression Non-Book As New with no dust jacket Illustrated by Guy Harvey Signed by Illustrator
11'' x 14'' matte with 8x10 print suitable for framing. Signed by Guy Harvey himself. Guy Harvey is a unique blend of artist, scientist, diver, angler, conservationist and explorer, fiercely devoted to his family and his love of the sea. Growing up in Jamaica, Guy spent many hours fishing and diving with his father along the Island's south coast. He was obsessed with the creatures of the sea and began drawing pictures of the many different fish he observed. See scan. Print and Matte now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Prints; Color Print; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Signed by Illustrator 
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Bull Dolphin (Artist Signed Print), Harvey, Guy
9 Harvey, Guy Bull Dolphin (Artist Signed Print)
Guyharveyart.com 2006 First Edition; First Impression Non-Book As New with no dust jacket Illustrated by Guy Harvey Signed by Illustrator
11'' x 14'' matte with 8x10 print suitable for framing. Signed by Guy Harvey himself. Guy Harvey is a unique blend of artist, scientist, diver, angler, conservationist and explorer, fiercely devoted to his family and his love of the sea. Growing up in Jamaica, Guy spent many hours fishing and diving with his father along the Island's south coast. He was obsessed with the creatures of the sea and began drawing pictures of the many different fish he observed. See scan. Print and Matte now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Prints; Color Print; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Signed by Illustrator 
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Red Fish & Trout Print  (Artist Signed Print), Harvey, Guy
10 Harvey, Guy Red Fish & Trout Print (Artist Signed Print)
Guyharveyart.com 2006 First Edition; First Impression Non-Book As New with no dust jacket Illustrated by Guy Harvey Signed by Illustrator
11'' x 14'' matte with 8x10 print suitable for framing. Signed by Guy Harvey himself. Guy Harvey is a unique blend of artist, scientist, diver, angler, conservationist and explorer, fiercely devoted to his family and his love of the sea. Growing up in Jamaica, Guy spent many hours fishing and diving with his father along the Island's south coast. He was obsessed with the creatures of the sea and began drawing pictures of the many different fish he observed. See scan. Print and Matte now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Prints; Color Print; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Signed by Illustrator 
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Sail Fish (Three Swimming) (Artist Signed Print), Harvey, Guy
11 Harvey, Guy Sail Fish (Three Swimming) (Artist Signed Print)
Guyharveyart.com 2006 First Edition; First Impression Non-Book As New with no dust jacket Illustrated by Guy Harvey Signed by Illustrator
11'' x 14'' matte with 8x10 print suitable for framing. Signed by Guy Harvey himself. Guy Harvey is a unique blend of artist, scientist, diver, angler, conservationist and explorer, fiercely devoted to his family and his love of the sea. Growing up in Jamaica, Guy spent many hours fishing and diving with his father along the Island's south coast. He was obsessed with the creatures of the sea and began drawing pictures of the many different fish he observed. See scan. Print and Matte now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Prints; Color Print; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 1 pages; Signed by Illustrator 
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Sail Fish (Two jumping after flying fish school) (Artist Signed Print), Harvey, Guy
12 Harvey, Guy Sail Fish (Two jumping after flying fish school) (Artist Signed Print)
Guyharveyart.com 2006 First Edition; First Impression Non-Book As New with no dust jacket Illustrated by Guy Harvey Signed by Illustrator
11'' x 14'' matte with 8x10 print suitable for framing. Signed by Guy Harvey himself. Guy Harvey is a unique blend of artist, scientist, diver, angler, conservationist and explorer, fiercely devoted to his family and his love of the sea. Growing up in Jamaica, Guy spent many hours fishing and diving with his father along the Island's south coast. He was obsessed with the creatures of the sea and began drawing pictures of the many different fish he observed. See scan. Print and Matte now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Prints; Color Print; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 1 pages; Signed by Illustrator 
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Holden Beach History  (Author Signed), Holden, John F.
13 Holden, John F. Holden Beach History (Author Signed)
Wilmington, NC New Hanover Printing and Publishing 1988 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Beige cover, Gold print. Dust has small tear about 1" x 1".. Mylar cover on dust. Fully indexed. Inscribed by former owner and signed by author 8/28/88. Excellent history of this area of North Carolina.Holden Beach is a seaside town in Brunswick County, North Carolina. "Benjamin Holden in 1756 bought four mainland tracts and the island between his plantation and the ocean. This island extended from Lockwood's Folly Inlet west 6 miles (10 km) to Bacon Inlet. Benjamin and his sons used the island for fishing and cattle grazing. During the Civil War Holden Beach and Lockwood's Folley Inlet became the resting place of several shipwrecks: the Confederate blockade runners CSS Elizabeth and CSS Bendigo and the Union blockade ship USS Iron Age." Wikipedia. Rare signed copy. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 27.97 USD
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The Providers,  Hunting and Fishing Methods of the North American Natives, Irwin, Stephen
14 Irwin, Stephen The Providers, Hunting and Fishing Methods of the North American Natives
Big Country Books 1984 0888391838 / 9780888391834 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover in excellent condition. Clean text and tight binding. Dust has minor chips and now in brodart cover. This book is about hunting and fishing and trapping methods use by Indians and Eskimos of North America. Extensive index and many photos. ; Illustrations and Photos; 294 pages 
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Manual on Shark Fishing, Otwell, W. Steven & Frank J. Lawlor III & Jeffrey A. Fisher & George H. Burgess Jr. & Fred J. Prochaska & John M. Stevely
15 Otwell, W. Steven & Frank J. Lawlor III & Jeffrey A. Fisher & George H. Burgess Jr. & Fred J. Prochaska & John M. Stevely Manual on Shark Fishing
Florida Sea Grant College 1985 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Orange cover with black print. A compilation of papers by : W. Steven Otwell, Frank J. Lawlor, III, Jeffrey A. Fisher, Goerge H Burgess, Jr., Fred J. Prochaska, and John M. Stevely.Includes Biology of sharks, Shark fishing methods, Shark processing, Shark fins, Marketing and Economic Assessments, References. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Rare.; Florida Sea Grant Report, # 73 
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Killer Summer (Author Signed), Pearson, Ridley
16 Pearson, Ridley Killer Summer (Author Signed)
Putnam Adult 2009 0399155724 / 9780399155727 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Endpaper signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Sun Valley sheriff Walt Fleming returns in this high-intensity thriller from New York Times- bestselling author Ridley Pearson.

Sun Valley, Idaho-playground of the wealthy and politically connected-is home to an annual wine auction that attracts high rollers from across the country, and Blaine County Sheriff Walt Fleming is the one who must ensure it goes off without a hitch. The world's most elite wine connoisseurs have descended on Sun Valley to taste and bid on the world's best wines, including three bottles claimed to have been a gift from Thomas Jefferson to John Adams. With sky-high prices all but guaranteed for these historic items, it's no wonder a group of thieves is out to steal them. Walt is responsible for all aspects of the glitzy event, from security of the dignitaries to the physical safety of the auction site to the transportation and safeguard of the wines themselves.

Walt is enjoying a rare afternoon of freedom, fly-fishing with his nephew, Kevin, when a passing truck catches his eye- his suspicions throwing him headlong into the discovery of a complicated plan to steal the rare wine. When a bomb detonates just as the auction revs up, the investigation explodes as well, pulling Walt in a dozen different directions. It seems Walt is caught in the middle of a heist of epic proportions-and not the heist he had prepared for-all orchestrated by the ingenious mind of Christopher Cantell, a man who appears to have covered everything, including the way Walt's own sheriff's office will react. Scarce. May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; Walt Fleming; 1.4 x 8.9 x 6.3 Inches; 384 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.97 USD
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Dead Silence (Author Signed), White, Randy
17 White, Randy Dead Silence (Author Signed)
Berkley 2009 0399155406 / 9780399155406 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. First edition with full number line. Number 12 in the Doc Ford series this thriller takes place in New York and then Florida. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. See scan.; Doc Ford; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 380 pages; Signed by Author 
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18 White, Randy Wayne Batfishing in the Rainforest Strange Tales of Travel and Fishing
Lyons Pr 1991 1558211187 / 9781558211186 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and Signed by Author on Title Page. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. dust spots on edge of pages otherwise fine condition. The author of the popular "Out There" column in Outside magazine offers a collection of his best work: an engrossing mixture of adventure, hilarity, and spirit in which he reveals his life of sun, boats, work, and sport.; (Author Signed); 1.26 x 8.9 x 5.83 Inches; 250 pages; Signed by Author 
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Black Widow  (Author Signed), White, Randy Wayne
19 White, Randy Wayne Black Widow (Author Signed)
Putnam Adult 2008 0399154566 / 9780399154560 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed twice by author. Dust in mylar protective cover. Collectors grade. Randy Wayne White (born 1950) is an American writer of crime fiction and non-fiction adventure tales. He is best known for his series of crime novels featuring the retired NSA agent Doc Ford,a marine biologist living on the Gulf Coast of southern Florida. A resident of Southwest Florida since 1972, he currently lives on Pine Island.Map endpapers. Inscribed and signed on title page and also signed on endpaper. ; 1.4 x 9.1 x 6.1 Inches; 352 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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The Mangrove Coast (Author Signed), White, Randy Wayne
20 White, Randy Wayne The Mangrove Coast (Author Signed)
New York , NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1998 0399143726 / 9780399143724 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed on title page not inscribed or tipped in. The book and dust jacket are as new with no scratches, writing, or former owner evidence. Fantastic collectors piece. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Randy was a fishing guide when I lived in Ft. Myers and I had him sign a few books when I met him there. Great down to earth guy. You will love his books! We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Doc Ford Series; Brodart Covered; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 290 pages; ; Signed by Author 
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