New York: Ducks Unlimited, 1946. Bishop, Richard E. First edition, No. 17 of 225 Deluxe Copies signed by... Read More
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New York: 1942. Witty illustrated article by the famed scribe of the Anglers’ Club on Hiram Lewis Leonard (1831-1907), American inventor, and the father of the fly rod.With “The Old Parmachenee Club” by John Atherton.
New York: 1950. Witty and informative article on Eugene V. Connett and the origins of the Anglers’ Club Bulletin in 1920-21.With “The Salmon Rivers of Spain” by Edward R. Hewitt.
New York: 1952. Witty note about the escapades of Eugene V. Connett and Col. Teddy Roosevelt Jr., fishing on the Brodhead.With “Authors on the Couch”, reflections by Sparse Grey Hackle on the work of George M. L. La Branche.
New York: Privately printed by the Anglers' Club of New York, 1972. First Edition, one of 1,000 copies. An Angler’s Delight. A lively compilation of prose and poetry by 18 contributors to the distinguished club's Bulletin, including “Sparse”, Eugene V. Connett, III, Richard C. Hunt, Dana S. Lamb, H.G. Pickering.....
New York: Privately Printed by The Anglers’ Club of New York, 1962. First, limited edition, one of 500 copies. A collection of angling prose and verse by David McCord, Francis W. Hatch, Edward Weeks, Leslie P. Thompson, and Edmund Ware Smith. ("The cod / Is odd. / The Cape Codder / Is Odder." --McCord).
London: Printed by H.K. Causton, 1805. Third edition. Robert Nobbs’s treatise was originally printed separately in 1682.
New York: The Angler's Publishing Company, 16 July to 4 November 1882. First edition. A choice and representative group of issues of this important, early, and long-lived angling periodical, with contributions by the leading American and Canadian angling writers of the day, including Harris, James Henshall, Charles Hallock, et. al....
No. 26 of 100 copies.
Philadelphia: Allen, Lane & Scott, Printers, 1881. First edition. Hijinks and fishing in the Delaware Bay.The humorous folding map bears the legend Map of the Bottom of Delaware River and Bay. Compiled from Explorations by the 2nd Presbyterian Fishing Club, on their 11th Annual Cruise, 1881.Uncommon.
London: G. Routledge, 1846. “New Edition”. A diminutive, popular treatise, first published in 1838; this is the 4th edition, according to Westwood & Satchell. The delightful hand-colored plates display a total of 24 flies.
Many to Ed Zern1. Ray Holland2. Editor Tapply of Outdoors Magazine (3)3. John Alden Knight (4)4. Newsweek editor Dwight Norris on Roy Steenrod article5. Doug Merrick6. Ray Bergman 3 page ALS to Zern on Outdoor Life stationary7. Frank V. DuMond 3 page ALS to Charles DeFeo, with 2 flies8. ALS...
Alnwick, England: Hardy Bros., LTD, 1930. 52nd edition. Forms part of the annual catalog series.
[London: W. Kent, 1865]. Extract bound seperately. DEAN SAGE COPY.
New York: Derrydale Press, 1938. First edition, no. 79 of 950 copies. An attractive late Derrydale production, in better condition than usually encountered.
New York: Derrydale Press, 1938. First edition, no. 341 of 950 copies. An attractive late Derrydale production, in better condition than usually encountered.
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1938. First edition, no. 16 of 950 copies. An attractive late Derrydale production.
Waverly, New York: October 1934-November 1938. Famous Journal.
[Southbury, CT: Gretchen E. Engel], 1971. First Edition. Very unusual in hardcover.Inscribed to Bill Wigton by the author.
Southbury, CT: 1971. First edition.
London: John Murray, 1837. First edition. Presentation Copy to his Patron. Apperley had been obliged to resign himself to residence in France to escape debts following the sale of the Sporting Magazine in 1830, but he continued to write from his exile near Calais and produced some of his finest...
Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1848. Third edition.
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea and Blanchard, 1836. First American edition.
London: Edward Arnold, 1898. New Edition with Illustrations by Henry Alken. A Portrait by D. Maclise, R.A. and other Portraits.