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Streamcraft: An Angling Manual.

by George Parker Holden

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Cincinnati, Ohio. Stewart & Kidd Company, Publishers. 1920. Second impression. 8vo. 264 pp. Photo frontispiece. Color plates of artificial flies. Black and white plates. Text illustrations. Bound in the publisher's dark green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Very good.. Hardcover.
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The Idyl of the Split-Bamboo. A Carefully Detailed Description of the Rod's Building Prefaced by a Dissertation on the Joys of Angling there being Appended some Information on the Home Cultivation of Silkworm-Gut and Suggestions on Landing-Nets [etc.].

by George Parker Holden.

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Cincinnati, Ohio. Stewart & Kidd Company. 1920. First Edition. 8vo. (8 x 5 ½). 278 pp. plus advertisements. Illustrated frontispiece. Black and white plates. Text drawings and diagrams. Includes chapters on Bamboo as a Rod Material - Planning - Rod tapers - Windings and Guide - Varnishing and Finishing - The Angler's Camp, etc. The book is bound in its original green cloth with gilt titles on the spine and front cover. Light edge wear to the cloth, previous owner's name on front free end paper, otherwise a bright, clean, very good book..
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Aquatic Entomology: The Fisherman's and Ecologists' Illustrated Guide to Insects and Their Relatives. (Limited Edition)

by W. Patrick McCafferty.

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Boston, Massachusetts. Science Books International. Limited Edition. Book number 209 of 300 copies. Signed by W. Patrick McCafferty and the illustrator, Arwin V. Provonsha, on the limitation page. 1981. Quarto (12 x 9). 448 pp. including appendix, glossary, index. Colophon. Stunning color plates of insects. Black and white text illustrations. Although the book is nearly forty years on since its publication, it remains, today, the final word on entomology for fly fishermen. The book is bound in full brown pigskin with a blind stamped may fly on the front cover and brown gilt titles. Brown cloth slip case with titling label on the side panel showing a large colored may fly. A nice book. Fine in a fine slip case.. Signed by Author(s). Limited Edition. Signed..
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An Incompleat Angler: A Fishing Autobiography

by Lord Hardinge of Penshurst

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London. Michael Joseph Ltd. 1976. First Edition. 8vo. 160 pp. Text illustrations. Bound in brown cloth with gilt titles. Pictorial dust jacket. Fine with a very good dust jacket..
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The Pleasures of Fly Fishing. {With a Signed Inscription Together with a Flymph Dressed by Mr. Hidy Tipped-in}.

by V. S. "Pete" Hidy.

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New York. Winchester Press. 1972. First Edition. 4to. (10 x 8). 127 pp. Inscribed and signed by Pete Hidy together with one of his Flymphs (size 14) tipped-in on a small felt pad. A beautiful book which captures in photos the beauty and purpose of fly fishing. One of the fisherman seen in several of the photos is my friend John McCormac, an angler who is passionate about the sport. The book is bound in gray tweed cloth with red titles. Pictorial dust jacket. Very scarce inscribed and with the author's fly. A nice book. Fine in a fine dust jacket.. Signed by Author.
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The Pleasures of Fly Fishing. {With a Signed Generic Inscription by Mr. Hidy}.

by V. S. "Pete" Hidy.

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New York. Winchester Press. 1972. First Edition. 4to. (10 x 8). 127 pp. Inscribed and signed by Pete Hidy on the front end paper. A beautiful book which captures in photos the beauty and purpose of fly fishing. One of the fishermen seen in several of the photos is my friend John McCormac, an angler who is passionate about the sport and a good friend of Pete Hidy. The book is bound in gray tweed cloth with red titles. Pictorial dust jacket. Quite scarce inscribed and signed. A nice book. Fine in a fine dust jacket.. Signed by Author.
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The Pleasures of Fly Fishing. {Inscribed & Signed by Pete with a Photo of Pete Laid-in}.

by V. S. "Pete" Hidy.

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New York. Winchester Press. 1972. First Edition. Quarto (10 x 8). 127 pp. Inscribed and signed by Pete Hidy on the front end paper. With a color photo of Pete laid-in, photographed in his home in Boise. A beautiful book which captures in photos the beauty and purpose of fly fishing. One of the fishermen seen in several of the photos is my late friend John McCormac, an angler who was passionate about the sport and who was a good friend of Pete Hidy. The book is bound in gray tweed cloth with red titles. Pictorial dust jacket. Quite scarce inscribed and signed (except for my copies, which for some reason sprout up like mushrooms in a spring rain). A nice book. Fine in a fine dust jacket.. Signed by Author.
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Editors in the Stream. {Limited Edition}.

by Peter Barrett, Dennis Bitton, Silvio Calabi, Ed Gray, Nick Lyons, John Randolph, Marty Sherman, etc.

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Otisville, New York. Birch Brook Press. 1990. 8vo. (8 x 5 1/2). 135 pp. plus colophon. Limited Edition. Book number 191 of 600 copies published. Illustrated plates in green. Essays and stories on why the contributing authors fly fish - these topics are much harder to write about (and more interesting) than how-to-do-it pieces. Recommended. The book is bound in brown cloth with green titles on the spine and front cover. Decorations. A small dent at the top of the spine, otherwise fine..
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Did I Ever Tell You About...?

by Harold G. Pickering

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San Francisco, California. Privately published 1966. Limited to 150 copies. 8vo. 40 pp. Cover drawing by Lalla Sleeter. Includes "Fishing on the Side" plus 19 additional short essays. Probably the hardest to find of Mr. Pickering's titles, which included Trout Fishing in Secret, Dog Days on Trout Waters, Angling of the Test, Neighbors Have My Ducks, Merry Xmas Mr. Williams (all published by The Derrydale Press), and Preview of Law Study. Bound in mustard yellow pictorial wrappers with brown titles. A nice copy. Fine..
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Tales of a Coarse Angler

by David Plummer

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Haynes, England. 1988. First edition. 4 to. 168 pp. Foreword by Tony Mills. Wonderful color photographs of fish (huge barbel, carp, tench, bream, and pike), fishermen, and fishing waters. Good stories. American anglers can learn a great deal from this book. U.K. coarse fishermen are some of the best in the world. Fine in a fine dust jacket (As new).. F. Hardcover.
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Where the Bright Waters Meet.

by Harry Plunket Greene.

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Devon, England. The Flyfisher's Classic Library. 1999. Limited Edition. Number 73 of 950 copies. 8vo. 210 pp. Illustrated color frontispiece. Black and white plate showing the author. Harry's beguiling prose is bound to put a smile on your face; he should be ranked at near the top of anyone's list of the best fishing writers of the 20th century. Bound in full blue leather with gilt titles and decorations. Silk ribbon marker. Blue cloth slip case. A nice copy. Fine with a fine slip case..
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Where the Bright Waters Meet.

by Harry Plunket Greene.

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Devon, England. The Flyfisher's Classic Library. 1992. Limited Edition. Publication number not stated (likely 950 copies). 8vo. (9 x 6). 210 pp. Illustrated color frontispiece. Black and white plate of the author. Harry's beguiling prose is bound to put a smile on your face; he should be ranked at near the top of anyone's list of the best fishing writers of the 20th century. Bound in half blue leather with gilt titles and blue cloth. Blue cloth slip case. A beautiful copy. Fine in a fine slip case..
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Where the Bright Waters Meet.

by Harry Plunket Greene

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London. Philip Allan & Company. 1929 [1924].Second Edition. Octavo (8 x 5 ½). viii, 253 pp. Photo frontispiece showing where 'The Bright Waters Meet.' Black and white plates. Harry's beguiling prose is bound to put a smile on your face; he is one of the best fishing writers of the twentieth century and his descriptions of the Hampshire Bourne "in those days unquestionably the finest small trout stream in England" reveal a keen fisherman with a discerning eye who describes his adventures in exquisite, lyrical prose. Remember that you can never have enough of Harry Plunkett Greene. The book is bound in a fine binding of green morocco and marbled boards with gilt titles on the spine. Marbled end papers. All edges gilt. The binding was done by Bumpas Ltd. Oxford. The book is in very good condition with the spine lightly faded..
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Where the Bright Waters Meet.

by Harry Plunkett Greene.

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London. Philip Allan & Company. 1924. First Edition. Octavo (8 x 5 ½). viii, 253 pp. plus advertisements. Photo frontispiece showing where "The Bright Waters Meet." Black and white plates. A map showing the Bourne Rivulet is printed on the back end sheets; the map is not found in later editions. Harry's delightful prose will put you in the mood to find your own Bright Waters. He is one of the best fishing writers of the twentieth century. Remember that you can never, ever, have enough of Harry Plunkett Greene (and that includes this bookseller, who always buys it in spite of a few condition issues). The book is bound in its original blue cloth with gilt titles on the spine. A bright, crisp binding with some staining on the upper margins of the text; occasional foxing, otherwise a very good book.. First Edition.
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Tying and Fishing the Fuzzy Nymphs [Signed Copy].

by E. H. "Polly" Rosborough.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Stackpole Books. 1978. Inscribed by the author to a well-known author. 8vo. 192 pp. including index. Tying sequence photos. More of Polly's excellent creations. Bound in blue cloth with gilt titles. Pictorial dust jacket. Very good in a very good dust jacket. . Signed by Author.
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Tying and Fishing the Fuzzy Nymphs. [Limited Edition.]

by E. H. "Polly" Rosborough.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Stackpole Books. 1988. Limited Edition. Number 26 of 300 copies. Signed by the author. 8vo. (8 x 6). 190 pp. including index. Color fly plates. Tying sequence photos. Text illustrations. Bound in full blue leather with gilt titles and a Green Damsel nymph dressed by Polly Rosborough mounted in a recess on the front cover. Silk moiré end papers. All edges gilt. Blue cloth slip case. Fine in a fine slip case.. Signed by Author.
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Reminiscences From 50 Years of Flyrodding.

by E. H. "Polly" Rosborough.

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Caldwell, Idaho. The Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1982. Large octavo (9 x 6). 309 pp. Limited Edition. Book number 48 of 300 copies published. Signed by Polly on the limitation page. Color photo frontispiece. Text illustrations. A brief history about the publication of this book. A total of 600 copies were published: 150 in full green Oasis leather with leather slip case; 150 copies in half green Oasis leather and cloth with a cloth slip case; 300 copies in green art leather with gilt titles and decorations. Polly's long-time friend and neighbor, Paul Pursell of Chiloquin, Oregon, designed the front cover illustration, although he wasn't given credit for his work; he also edited Polly's manuscript before publication, again without recognition. A nice book. Fine in a fine clear plastic dust jacket.. Signed by Author.
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Tying and Fishing the Fuzzy Nymphs [Limited Edition]. Comes with a Framed Print Signed by the Artist Paul Pursell and Polly Rosborough with a Fly Dressed by Polly.

by E. H. "Polly" Rosborough.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Stackpole Books. 1978. Limited Edition. Book number 255 of 300 copies published. Signed by Polly on the limitation page. 8vo. (7 x 5 ½) 191 pp. including index. Tying sequence photos. More of Polly's excellent creations. The book is bound in full green morocco with gilt titles. Color end papers showing the Rosborough patterns. A "Golden Stone" nymph mounted in a recess mount on the front cover. All edges gilt. Clear plastic dust jacket. A nice copy. Fine in a fine dust jacket. With a black and white print drawn and signed by Polly's close friend of many years, Paul Pursell. The print shows Polly tying a fly - few of these prints were produced. Also signed by Polly with a size eight Big Yellow May Nymph dressed by him mounted within a recessed mount. The print is matted and framed and measures 13 ½ x 11. The book and print in fine condition.. Signed by Author.
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Reminiscences From 50 Years of Flyrodding. {With a Fly Dressed by Fred Locke Laid-in}.

by E. H. "Polly" Rosborough.

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Caldwell, Idaho. The Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1982. Large octavo (9 x 6). 309 pp. Limited Edition. Book number 131 of 300 copies published. Signed by Polly on the limitation page. Color photo frontispiece showing Mr. Rosborough fishing the Williamson River. Text illustrations. Foreword by Fred Locke, retired Chief of Habitat, Oregon State Game Commission. With a size 12 dry fly dressed by Fred Locke laid-in the book. The book was written in a personal style that reaches back to an era of fly fishing not to be seen again, a return to the good old days, which probably weren’t so hot, either; after all, each generation complains that the fishing is never as good as it once was in granddaddy’s day. Touche, Polly. The book is bound in full green art leather with gilt titles on the spine and gold decorations on the front cover. Clear plastic dust jacket. A nice book. Fine in a fine dust jacket.. Signed by Author.
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Tying and Fishing the Fuzzy Nymphs [Inscribed by Polly].

by E. H. "Polly" Rosborough

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Manchester, Vermont. The Orvis Company. 1969. First hardback edition. Inscribed by Polly. 8vo. 107 pp. Photo frontispiece of the author. Color plate of flies. Black and white instructional photos. Bound in green cloth with gilt titles. Pictorial dust jacket. Very good with a very good dust jacket.. Signed by Author.
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