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image of Les Caboteurs et pecheurs de la cote de Tunisie (Coasters and Fishermen of the Coast of Tunisia)

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Vibrant green cloth with debossed black and gilt decorations to boards and spine. 63 plates, 12 of which are hand-colored--all present. Plates are adhered to tabbed heavy stock paper, 8 of which are folding plates. Uncut pages. Minor rubbing at spine. 83 pp. (text) 6.75 x 10 inches.
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$450.00
image of Book of the Black Bass comprising its complete scientific and life history  together with a practical treatise on angling and fly fishing and a full  description of tools, tackle and implements

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Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co.. Very Good. 1881. Green cloth boards with gilt bass motif to front cover. Gilt particulars and fisherman decoration to spine. Light wear to head and tail of spine. Corners bumped. Brown painted endpapers. Name of previous owner dated 1882 penciled to front free fly. Accession stamp to bottom of title page of… Read more
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$400.00
image of The Chronicle of The 'Compleat Angler' of Izaac Walton and Charles Cotton.  Being a bibliographical record of its various phases and mutations.

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London: W. Satchell. Very Good. 1883. Quarter ruled brown morocco over brown cloth. Gilt title to spine. Top edge gilt. Fore edge corners bumped. Marbled endpapers. Deckle edges. Rumored to be 1 of only 100 copies after 400 were destroyed in a fire. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. … Read more
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$110.00
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Silver Swimmer

by Richard Buck

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$355.00

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New York: Lyons & Burford, Publishers. Near Fine. 1993. Limited Edition. 30 of only 55 copies. Signed by author to limitation page. Full green goatskin with silver fish motif to front cover. Silver title to spine. Page of original manuscript tipped in to rear of book. Housed in grey cloth clamshell case with particulars to morocco label… Read more
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$355.00
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Joe and Me. An education in fishing and friendship.

by James Prosek

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$1,100.00

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Limited Edition. 22 of only 50 copies. Bright red ruled Nigerian goatskin over silk. Gilt title and author to morocco spine labels. Matching red cloth slipcase with gilt title and author to red morocco label. Foldout original watercolor of Colorado River Cutthroat Trout by author to front of book. Limitation page signed by author and binder.… Read more
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$1,100.00
image of Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed, with a short account of the natural history and habits of the salmon, instructions to sportsmen,  anecdotes, etc. (Abel Chapman's annotated copy)

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Half vellum over marbled boards with ruled brown morocco label to spine. In custom green cloth clamshell case with red ruled gilt particulars to spine as well as gilt-stamped notation "Abel Chapman's annotated copy." Lightly deckled edges; top edge gilt. Bookplate of noted naturalist Abel Chapman to front pastedown. Chapman's occasional notations penciled throughout text.… Read more
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$350.00
image of Sparse Grey Hackle. Deluxe, limited edition of only 48 copies with  manuscript page and signatures of contributors.

Sparse Grey Hackle. Deluxe, limited edition of only 48 copies with manuscript page and signatures of contributors.

by Alfred W. Miller, Austin M. Francis (ed.)

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
Item Price
$850.00

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Number 48 of only 48 signed deluxe copies containing a leaf of original manuscript tipped in to rear of book. Grey cloth clamshell case with gilt title to grey morocco label to spine. Full blue morocco. Gilt Anglers' Club logo to front cover. Gilt title to grey morocco label to spine. Signatures of Austin Francis, Patricia… Read more
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$850.00
image of The Art of Angling, greatly enlarged and improved; containing directions  for fly-fishing, trolling, bottom fishing, making artificial flies, &c.  &c. Bowlker's Art of Angling; embellished with numerous engravings.

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Printed paper boards. Losses to head and tail of spine. Front hinge beginning. Foxing to endpapers. Otherwise, a nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. 8" - 9" tall; viii,9-154 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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$300.00
image of A Concise Treatise On The Art Of Angling. Confirmed By Actual Experience,  And Minute Observations, Exempt From Redundancies, And Superfluities,  Which Tend More To Perplex, Than Instruct, With The Proper Methods For  Breeding And Feeding Fish, And Of Making Fish-ponds, Stews, &c, With  Several Arcana Never Before Made Public. To Which Is Added The Compleat  Fly-fisher, The Game Laws Relative To Angling, And Prognostics Of The  Weather, Independent Of The Barometer

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Nineteenth century Mandarin-red paper-covered boards. Paper label to spine. Hinges weak & worn but firmly attached. Bookplate of Henry A. Sherwin (of Sherwin Williams) to front pastedown. Moisture mark to initial 3 & last 3 leaves' lower gutter; strengthening to fore-edge corners of frontis not affecting image. 7" - 7½" tall; [170],[ii] pages; All shipments through USPS… Read more
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$220.00
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The Salmon Flies of Major John Popkin Traherne (1826-1901)

by Paul Schmookler

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
Item Price
$850.00

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153 of only 300 copies. Tan linen slipcase. Quarter ruled brown morocco over marbled paper boards. All edges gilt. Numbered and signed by Schmookler twice in green ink, once on limitations page and once on title page with photographer Ingrid Sils' signature also in green ink. A handsome, clean copy without previous owners' names or other… Read more
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$850.00
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London: Elliot Stock. Very Good. c. 1881. Hardcover. Paper covered boards. Chip to front cover. Gilt title to black morocco label to spine. Loss to head of label. Small bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Deckle edges. A nice clean copy. ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; Unpaginated pages; All shipments through USPS insured… Read more
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$110.00
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Fly-Fishing in Maine Lakes or, Camp-Life in the Wilderness

by Charles W. Stevens

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1881
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition; First
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$330.00

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196pp., in brown, gilt stamped publisher's binding, spine and cover embellished with gilt die. Brown endpapers, text block dyed red. A handsome copy.; Engravings; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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$330.00