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Trout Fishing in Natal

by Crass, R. S.

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(Durban: The Daily News, 1975). 212 x 135 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. 108; photographs and maps; folding map inside lower cover. Occasional fox spot. Very good condition. (Curtis, 35) "This is Bob Crass's second book and was of great value to anyone fishing or planning to fish the streams of Natal in the 1970s and beyond. I know I… Read more
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(Cape Town: The Stewart Printing Company, [1948?]). 8vo; original black cloth, lettered in silver gilt on spine; no dustwrapper; pp. 251, incl. index; photographs. Extremities a bit rubbed; lower joint starting; moderate foxing to edges and endpapers, occasional fox spot elsewhere; earlier owner's name signed on title page. Good condition. (Curtis 20) "[The book] truly must… Read more
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(Johannesburg: Picador Africa, 2013) 9781770103023. 234 x 155 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. (viii) + 219, incl. index; colour photographs. Fine condition. "Are Trout South African? will be of interest to anyone who is engaged with notions of how people belong or claim to belong, how people interact with landscapes, animals, plants or fish species, how our histories and… Read more
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Hengelplesier in die Suid-Kaap

by Louwrens, Nickie

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9780620250078
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(George: the author, 1999) 0620250070. 221 x 148 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wrappers; pp. (iv) + 75 + (i); maps; photographs; diagrams; some adverts. Corner of title page clipped. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. Not only an excellent guide to marine angling localities along the southern Cape coast (Stilbaai to Gourits mouth, Gourits mouth to Vleesbaai, Vleesbaai… Read more
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(London: Aurum Press, 2002) 1854108700. 8vo; original dark green boards, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. vi + 185; colour plates. Dustwrapper a bit rubbed and edgeworn, with a little loss to bottom edge of upper panel; trace of spotting to edges, occasional faint fox spot elsewhere. Very good condition. "Jon Beer writes regular… Read more
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(Cape Town: Struik, 2000) 0868724328. 210 x 148 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 216, incl. index; full-colour illustrations; map. Very good condition. "Freshwater Fishing in South Africa is a practical and easy-to-read guide for anglers in general, but serves also as a start-up manual for those new to the sport. Inspired by his love of fishing and… Read more
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Fly-Fishing in Southern Africa

by Brandon-Kirby, Robert (text), and Peter & Beverley Pickford (photography)

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9780947430412
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(Cape Town: Struik Winchester, 1993) 0947430415. 4to; original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; marbled endpapers; pp. 180; profusely illustrated with the Pickfords' golden images; illustrations of flies by Elsa Pooley. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed, and partially sunned on lower panel; very small bump to top edge of upper board. Very good condition. … Read more
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(Johannesburg: Chris van Rensburg Publications, 1978) 0908393237. 8vo; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 156, incl. index; line drawings; photographs in colour and monochrome. Boards very slightly rubbed; foxing to endpapers, edges and outermost leaves. Good to very good condition. (Curtis, 40) This book has a good chapter on trout fishing, with contributions from specialist flyfishermen. "There… Read more
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Kom hengel in Valsbaai

by van den Berg, André

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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1984). 8vo; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 122, incl. index; colour plates; line drawings; locality maps. Sunned on spine; some light foxing to endpapers and edges. Very good condition. Afrikaans text. 'Menige ywerige hengelaar het al sy moses teëgekom in die waters van Valsbaai, en telkens word daar sonder sukses weer huiswaarts… Read more
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Trout Farming Handbook

by Sedgwick, Stephen Drummond

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(Farnham: Fishing News Books, 1985, 4th edition). 208 x 147 mm; laminated pictorial wraps; pp. 160, incl. index; black-and-white photographs; diagrams. Spine sunned, and two corners of wraps creased; some highlighting. Good condition. "This new edition of a standard work was written to bring the principles of trout culture up-to-date, not only for those who are coming… Read more
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(Pretoria, Union of South Africa, Department of Commerce and Industries; Division of Fisheries; Investigational Report No. 23, reprint from "Commerce & Industry," 1956). Wraps, pp. 40, illustrations, tables. .
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Angling in False Bay

by van den Berg, André

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(Cape Town: Timmins, 1984). 8vo; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 123, incl. index; colour plates; maps; line drawings in text. Boards slightly rubbed; some foxing to endpapers, and a little spotting elsewhere. Very good. 'Every year thousands of keen anglers try their luck in False Bay. And many of them never catch anything at all. "Why… Read more
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(Cape Town: Irvin and Johnson, 1963). Folio; red rexine boards; no dustwrapper; pp. 90; 6 colour plates; 36 colour photographs of fish on mounted collector's cards, all present. Name of previous owner on front free endpaper. Uniform browning and some scattered brown spotting. .
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(London, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1909). 8vo; original pictorial cloth; pp. xx + 448, incl. index; plates (incl. some by Whymper); line drawings in text. Ex-library copy with label on front pastedown and code on spine; light wear to cloth; some hand-stamps and codes inside; scattered moderate foxing. Good condition. "I feel some apology is due to what… Read more
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The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes. Sea Fishing

by Bickerdyke, John, and others

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(London, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1907). 8vo; original pictorial cloth; pp. xviii + 513 (+ adverts.); plates; line drawings in text. Ex-library copy with label on front pastedown and code on spine; light wear to cloth; some hand-stamps and codes inside; scattered moderate foxing. Good condition. "People who are only acquainted with the comparatively rough methods of professional… Read more
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Fishes of the Transvaal

by Le Roux, Pieter and Louis Steyn

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(Pretoria: Nature Conservation Branch, 1968). Oblong 4to; pictorial boards; pp. (iii) + 108 (including index); colour plates; distribution maps. Each species individually illustrated and described. .
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(South Croydon, Australian Fishing Network, 1998). Folio; laminated pictorial boards, somewhat rubbed; pp. 96; numerous colour photographs. Very good condition. "The Australian and New Zealand Flyfishers Annual is produced by the Australian Fishing Network with the aim of promoting the ethics of fly-fishing, educating flyfishers on the latest techniques and motivating them to expand their horizons." .
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(Edenvale, The Entrepot, 1997). 8vo; original boards; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 126; colour plates. Fine condition. "Join one of South Africa's most well-known angling writers on a fascinating journey into the world of trout." .
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(London, Frederick Warne, 1895). Revised and brought up to date by R. B. Marston, editor of "The Fishing Gazette." With a special article on pike-fishing by A. J. Jardine. 8vo; pictorial brown cloth, with gilt titles; pp. x + 212 + adverts.; tissue-guarded frontis. portrait; line drawings. Cover rather fishmothed; spine worn at head and tail; sporadic… Read more
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