New York: H.D. McIntyre & Co., 201 William Street, 1869. First edition. Fishing in Minnesota, 1869. A series... Read More about Lake Pepin Fish-Chowder, in Letters to General Spinner
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. Read More about “The Father of the Fly Rod” by Sparse Grey Hackle, in: The Anglers’ Club Bulletin, Vol. 21,...
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. Read More about “Tales of an Older Day. Virginius and the Baby” by Sparse Grey Hackle, in: The Anglers’...
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. Read More about “Tales of an Older Day. Virginius and the Baby” by Sparse Grey Hackle, in: The Anglers’...
New York: The Anglers’ Club, 1942-1999. A substantial run of the Anglers' Club Bulletin from the war years through 1999, including the two index numbers in 1957 (36:1) and 1987 (65:1); the obituary numbers for Edward Ringwood Hewitt, Eugene Connett (by Sparse Grey Hackle), and A. Ross Jones, among others;..... Read More about The Anglers’ Club Bulletin. Volume XXI. No. 1 through Volume 76 Number 2
Philadelphia: 1947-1962. Uncommon ephemera from this group of Philadelphia anglers, organized by Frank C. Roberts, Jr., and with many members of the Anglers’ Club of New York in attendance. Lee Wulff showed color movies at the Salmon Anglers dinners in 1947-8 (the first program is signed by Lee Wulff); a...... Read More about The Anglers’ Club of Philadelphia. Founding Dinner. The Racquet Club. February 1, 1951 […...
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..... Read More about The Best of the Anglers’ Club Bulletin 1920-1972. With an Introduction by Sparse Grey Hackle...
New York: The Anglers’ Club of New York, 2006. Prosek, James. First edition, no. 19 of 100 numbered deluxe copies. The excellent and colorful history of the famed Anglers’ Club of New York, published on the occasion of its centennial. Read More about A Century with the Anglers’ Club. With Introduction, Essays and Artwork by Club Members
London: Printed by H.K. Causton, 1805. Third edition. Robert Nobbs’s treatise was originally printed separately in 1682. Read More about The Angler’s Pocket-Book; or, Compleat English Angler...also, Nobbs’s Celebrated Treatise on...
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...... Read More about The American Angler. Devoted to Fishing — Brook, River, Lake and Sea — Fish Culture. Volume...
No. 26 of 100 copies. Read More about Angling print: “Hen & Cockfish”
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. Read More about Log of the Eleventh Annual Cruise of the Second Presbyterian Fishing Club of Philadelphia, July...
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. Read More about The Angler's Hand-Book containing Concise Instructions for Every Department of the Art
Alnwick, England: Hardy Bros., LTD, 1930. 52nd edition. Forms part of the annual catalog series. Read More about Hardy's Angler's Guide
[London: W. Kent, 1865]. Extract bound seperately. DEAN SAGE COPY. Read More about My First Touch of Angling by A Biggish Boy [in Peter Parley's Annual: A Christmas and New Year's...
[Southbury, CT: Gretchen E. Engel], 1971. First Edition. Very unusual in hardcover.Inscribed to Bill Wigton by the author. Read More about Though Memory Plays Me False. A Story of Anticosti. The St. Lawrence River Isle of Enchantment,...
Montreal: Consolidated Paper Corporation Limited, Anticosti Division, [n.d., ca. 1937]. Sixth edition. Anticosti, “the treasure island of the Saint Lawrence,” was maintained as a private hunting preserve by French chocolate manufacturer Henri Menier from 1896 until 1926. It was bought by a Canadian paper consortium and this brochure is evidence..... Read More about The Salmon Streams of Anticosti Island
Southbury, CT: 1971. First edition. Read More about Though Memory Plays Me False. A Story of Anticosti. The St. Lawrence River Isle of Enchantment,...
London: Morris & Co., 8 Philpot Lane, 1885. First Edition. The rarest of the Anticosti books. Only copy we have seen."...gives a concise and interesting account of the physical features, public works, natural resources, industries, minerals, and general condition of this island, which lies in the mouth of the great..... Read More about The Settler and Sportsman in Anticosti
Van Buren, AR: Thayer Bros. Print, n.d., ca 1890s]. First edition. The object of this Association shall be to create and foster a public sentiment in favor of the protection of the Fish and Game in the State of Arkansas, … and to procure the stocking of the streams and..... Read More about Constitution and By-Laws of the Twin City Fish and Game Protective Association of Fort Smith and...
London: The Angler Limited, 1895. First Edition. An expert's treatise on all aspects of fish ponds and fish culture, primarily trout. Read More about An Angler's Paradise and How to Obtain It
[Harrisburg, Pa.]: Stackpole Books, . First edition, Deluxe Issue , #47 of 203 copies, signed by the author. Read More about Trout Unlimited's Guide to Pennsylvania Limestone Streams
Chicago and New York: McKinley Music Company, 1897. Turn-of-the-Century Sheet Music. “How many times I've wandered with a home-made rod and line / To the softly running brook and shady glen...”. An attractive turn-of-the-century angling item. Read More about When I Was a Boy: sheet music
[Stanwood, Washington]: Kingfisher Press, 1998. First edition, one of 100 copies signed by Arnold, with an original trout fly affixed to inside front cover. One of 100 Copies. Read More about Country/City: A Year at the River