New York: privately printed [at the Beaverkill Press], . First Edition, no. 247 of 300 deluxe copies, signed... Read More about Catskill Rivers. Birthplace of American Fly Fishing
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..... Read More about 1918 Year Book. Ocean City Fishing Club
“Privately printed for Theodore Gordon Flyfishers in a limited edition of three hundred copies”. Read More about Fishing Print: “Fall Fishing,” depicting a fisherman in a river in the midst of fall foliage
New York: [Privately Printed], 1919. First edition. Inscribed on the flyleaf, “Christmas Greeting, Henry Abbott”. Abbott’s little birchbark books, tales of hunting and fishing in the Adirondacks, were privately printed between 1914 and 1932. "All the series rare and expensive”, according to Bruns. Read More about Fish Stories
London: Printed by James Tregaskis and Son...at the Sign of the Caxton Head, 1934. First edition. Excerpted from Mather's Magnalia Americana. Read More about The Rev. Cotton Mather: His Fish Story. Wherein is made abundantly clear for the first Time, the...
London: Horace Marshall & Son, 1904. First edition, with errata. Read More about The Sportsman's Book for India
London: Witherby & Co, 1911. First English Edition (both American & English editions published simultaneously). With chapters on - "A River of New Brunswick," "Tuna Fishing in the North Atlantic," "The Edge of the Great Lakes," "New Scotland," and "The Land of Evangeline." "First book seen to spell Nipigon in..... Read More about A Fisherman's Summer in Canada
London: Macmillan & Co, 1896. First edition. Read More about A Sketch of the Natural History of Australia, With Some Notes on Sport
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. Read More about Sport in Europe
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)..... Read More about Spring-Tide; or, The Angler and His Friends
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."..... Read More about Spring-Tide; or, The Angler and His Friends
Philadelphia: John Y. Huber Company, 1891. First edition. Read More about A Summer in Alaska. A popular account of the travels of an Alaska exploring expedition along the...
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..... Read More about A Quaint Treatise on "Flees, and the Art a Artyfichall Flee Making," By an Old Man Well...
London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860. First edition. Read More about Salmon Fishing in Canada
London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860. First Edition. A lighthearted look at sport and camping in the Canadian wilds. Read More about Salmon-Fishing in Canada. By a Resident
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. Read More about The River Dove. With some Quiet Thoughts on the Happy Practice of Angling
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. Read More about The River Dove. With some Quiet Thoughts on the Happy Practice of Angling
[N.p: Privately Printed, 1845]. First edition, one of 25 large paper copies printed. One of 25 Copies, Inscribed to His Wife. AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED on half-title “To the most beloved from John L. Anderdon, 7th Nov. 1845”, of this colloquy on angling after the fashion of Izaac Walton and..... Read More about The River Dove; With Some Quiet Thoughts on the Happy Practice of Angling, near to the Seat of...
New York: Scribners, 1903. Limited edition of 160 copies on hand-made paper. Read More about Treatyse of Fysshynge with an Angle. From the Book of St. Albans … With an Introductory Essay...
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..... Read More about The Angler's Guide containing Easy Instructions for the Youthful Beginner with Several...
New York: The Anglers' Club of New York, 1956. First edition, one of 750 copies. Read More about The Anglers' Club Story: Our First Fifty Years 1906-1956
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. Read More about Anglers' Evenings. Papers by Members of the Manchester Anglers' Association. 1st - 3rd Series
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’...
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 […...