New York: Dutton's, 1928. Limited to 250 copies. Signed on title-page. Bruns "Very Scarce" We have not seen... Read More
Ocean City, N.J: Ocean City Fishing Club [printed by Eakins, Palmer & Harrar, Philadelphia], 1918. Ocean City Fishing Club. Founded in 1913, the Ocean City Fishing Club is the oldest continuously operated fishing club in the country.Extensively illustrated club book, with portraits and anecdotes of many members (Bruns notes years...
“Privately printed for Theodore Gordon Flyfishers in a limited edition of three hundred copies”.
London: Printed by James Tregaskis and Son...at the Sign of the Caxton Head, 1934. First edition. Excerpted from Mather's Magnalia Americana.
London: Horace Marshall & Son, 1904. First edition, with errata.
London: Sands and Co, 1901. First edition. Articles on the varieties of shooting and angling in every European country, including Russia and the Turkish Empire.
London: Richard Bentley, 1852. Second Edition. “Never in our recollection, says a writer in the Gentleman’s Magazine, “has the contemplative man’s recreation been rendered more attractive, nor the delight of a country life set forth with a truer or more discriminating zest than in these pleasant pages.” (Westwood & Satchell).....
London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1852. Second edition. "Never in our recollection, says a writer in the Gentleman's Magazine, "has the contemplative man's recreation been rendered more attractive, nor the delight of a country life set forth with a truer or more discriminating zest than in these pleasant pages."...
V.p: 1889-90. Record of a Hunting Trip to Alaska, 1889-1890. Album of drawings and photographs by an accomplished amateur artist, Thomas Gilbert Bowick, during a hunting trip in Oregon and Alaska with his brother John Robie Bowick in 1889 and 1890. The brothers, apparently of English extraction, were part owners...
Philadelphia: John Y. Huber Company, 1891. First edition.
London: John B. Day, 3, Savoy Street, Strand, 1876. First edition, second issue. VERY FINE COPY. The manuscript upon which Aldam based his text appeared at auction in 1999; the author's name was revealed to be Robert Whitehead, but nothing further of the author is known. Both issues of this...
London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860. First edition.
London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860. First Edition. A lighthearted look at sport and camping in the Canadian wilds.
London: William Pickering, 1847. First Pickering edition, reprinted from the 1845 privately printed edition. Colloquy on angling after the fashion of Izaac Walton and Charles Cotton, by a noted collector of Walton and JohnsonianaWith 2-page ad for Pickering's "Books on Angling" at the front.
London: William Pickering, 1847. First Pickering edition, reprinted from the 1845 privately printed edition. Colloquy on angling after the fashion of Izaac Walton and Charles Cotton, by a noted collector of Walton and Johnsoniana With 2-page ad for Pickering's "Books on Angling" at the front.
London: Joseph Smith [James Bullock, Printer], 1828. An abridged edition of “The Gentleman Angler” first published in 1726. This edition simplified for novices in the art. VERY RARE as are the earlier editions, the only copy of this edition we were able to locate being in the British Library. The...
London: R. Tyas, 50, Cheapside; J. Menzies, Edinburgh, 1838. First edition. A diminutive, popular treatise, first published in 1838. The delightful hand-colored plates display a total of 24 flies.
New York: The Anglers' Club of New York, 1956. First edition, one of 750 copies.
Manchester: Abel Haywood and Son, 1883, 1882, 1894. First editions of the 2nd & 3rd Series, second edition of the 1st Series. Papers given at the monthly meeting of the Club. A very attractive set, and very scarce in the triple decker format.
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....