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The Angler's Guide; containing easy instructions for the youthful beginner, with several observations on fishing, pointing out the proper times and seasons for the different kinds of fish, as also the best mode of angling for them.

By: A Lover of the Art

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Joseph Smith, 193 High Holborn: 1828

Seller ID: 005771


Small 12mo, pp viii, 136, some foxing throughout, bound in a later half calf and marbled boards, rubbed. [LACKING the frontispiece, which appears never to have been bound in]. Extremely scarce. View more info

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A Fisherman's Log - Fishing Yarns and Theories

By: Ashley-Dodd, Major G.L.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co. Ltd: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015502

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with attractive small woodcuts by Barbara Greg, octavo, pp x, 184, uncut, green cloth a bit age-toned but otherwise good and sound. View more info

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The Borders and Beyond - Arctic-Cheviot-Tropic (Richard Fitter's copy)

By: Chapman, Abel

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Gurney & Jackson: 1924

Seller ID: 008655

Condition: Good


First edition, large thick 8vo, pp xxii, 489, cloth slightly worn and rubbed, spine head a little pilled and with one tiny tear, in a torn and frayed dustwrapper which is lacking a few small pieces, but now nicely protected in a removable plastic cover. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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A Falcon on St Paul's - being a book about the birds, beasts, sports and games of London [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: DAY, J. Wentworth

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.:

Seller ID: 013086

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 254, cloth slightly faded, otherwise a very good copy in a torn and rubbed dustwrapper, lacking a few small pieces, which is now nicely protected in a removable plastic cover. [Not dated - c.1935 ?] SCARCE. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Les Peches d'Amateurs en Mediterranee [Alan Davidson's copy]

By: Euziere, Jean

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cannes, Robaudy: 1961

Seller ID: 008675

Condition: Good


Second edition, revised. Illustrated, small 8vo, pp 305, age-toned, slightly weak internally, paperback, covers slightly worn, spine creased. [Alan Davidson's copy, with his "fishy" bookplate. One of the most important figures in twentieth century culinary writing and scholarship, Davidson was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy. He was the author of the 900-page, encyclopedic The Oxford Companion to Food. In 1948, Davidson joined the Foreign Office and served in diplomatic posts in Washington, Tunis, Brussels, Cairo, the Ha... View more info

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The Old Man and the Sea

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1972

Seller ID: 010978

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe and Raymond Sheppard, slim octavo, pp 117, extremely clean internally, blue cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper has very slight marginal wear but is otherwise bright and clean and now protected in a removable plastic cover. View more info

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Muddy Oxbows

By: Hendy, Phil

Price: £3.75

Publisher: Wells, Mendip Publishing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014529

ISBN: 0905903099

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with cartoons, small slim octavo, pp 64, paperback, a good clean copy. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

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Pheasants - Their Breeding and Management

By: Howman, K.C.R.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Edlington, Hornchurch, K & R Books Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011367

Condition: Good


Illustrated, small slim 8vo, pp (6), 117, lower corner of pages slightly bumped throughout, the cloth binding is similar but otherwise very good, in a slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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Equus - The Horse in the Roman World

By: Hyland, Ann

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012970

ISBN: 0300047703

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xiv, 285, red cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is not price-clipped but is faintly scratched and rubbed. SCARCE. View more info

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The Salmon

By: Jones, J.W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1972

Seller ID: 015663

ISBN: 000213201x

Condition: Very Good


Fourth impression. Illustrated, small octavo, pp xvi, 192, immaculate condition internally, green cloth, the very slightest suggestion of fading round the edges, otherwise very good, in a price-clipped dustwrapper which is very slightly marked on its lower cover. The dustwrapper seems very slightly small for the book; this would seem to be the Second Variant of the fourth impression - Bernhard & Loe M16D-B2. A very good copy. View more info

Adventures With Animals and Men

By: KEARTON, Cherry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green & Co: 1936

Seller ID: 006825


Illustrated, pp xvi, 292, traces of pencilling and a small Santa Claus label on the front endpaper, rather foxed, and a bit worn throughout, slight tear to margin of one plate, red cloth rubbed and a little worn. SCARCE View more info

Image for Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India. With additional reference to their allied species in other parts of the world   [Richard Fitter's copy]

Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India. With additional reference to their allied species in other parts of the world [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Le Messurier, Colonel A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London & Calcutta, W. Thacker & Co: 1904

Seller ID: 013910

Condition: Good


Fourth edition. Illustrated with several hundred line drawings of head, feet or feathers, small quarto, pp xvi, 323, slightly worn throughout, the folding chart protrudes from the fore-edge but us otherwise sound, original cloth dull and slightly worn. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Advances in Ecological Research, Volume 11. [Peter Moore's copy]

By: Macfadyen, A. (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London & New York, Academic Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015109

ISBN: 0120139111

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp xii, 428, a very good copy, blue cloth very slightly rubbed. Dr Peter Moore's copy, with his small stamp on the front endpaper. [Effects of Moden Agriculture on Partridges; Aerial Heavy Metal Pollution and Terrestrial Ecosystems; Theories Dealing with the Ecology of Landbirds on Islands; Industrial Melanism and the Urban Environment; Studies on Grassland Leafhoppers and their Natural Enemies.] View more info

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The Cry of the Fish Eagle - the personal experiences of a game warden and his wife in the southern Sudan

By: Molloy, Peter

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009028

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp 254, folding map at the rear (a little worn and creased). fore-edge slightly foxed, signature of Sybil Sassoon on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, black cloth with orange lettering, very slight abrasion at top edge of upper cover, otherwise in good condition, in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped but which is slightly worn and lacking a few pieces, particularly so at rhe head and tail of the spine. Now covered in a removable plastic film. VERY SCARCE. View more info

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Partridges : Yesterday and Today

By: Parker, Eric (foreword)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Field Press Ltd: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012597

Condition: Very Good


Small slim octavo, pp 111, slight age-toning, but otherwise very clean internally, a neat pencil led name and date on the front endpaper, green cloth showing the very faintest signs of use, a slight crease to the spine, but really a very good copy. SCARCE. View more info

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A Bibliography of American Sporting Books - sport, natural history, hunting-dogs, trapping, shooting, early American travel, fishing, sporting periodicals, guide books, forestry, conservation etc.

By: Phillips, John C.

Price: £32.50

Publisher: New York City, James Cummins Bookseller: 1991

Seller ID: 009464

Condition: As New


[First published in 1930. This facsimile reprint was limited to 250 copies. Large thick 8vo, pp (10), 639, a very good copy indeed. View more info

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Freshwater Fish of Britain, Ireland and Europe

By: Phillips, Roger & Rix, Martyn

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012152

ISBN: 0330291335

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 144, top edge and fore-edge slightly foxed, otherwise a very good hardback edition, in a slightly worn and marked dustwrapper. View more info

Au Pays du Chamois

By: PROAL, Jean

Price: £23.50

Publisher: Paris, Editions Albin Michel: 1948

Seller ID: 005416


Illustrated, small 8vo, pp 252, paperback, uncut and unopened. SCARCE. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

Fishes and Fisheries of Nevada.

By: Rivers, Ira L.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Reno, University of Nevada: 1994

Seller ID: 002380

ISBN: 087417256X

Condition: As New


Reprint of the standard 1962 work, with updated nomenclature. Illustrated, pp 781, no dustwrapper, a very good copy. NEW. View more info

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Hunting for Sustainabaility in Tropical Forests

By: Robinson, John G. & Bennett, Elizabeth L. (editors)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 009011

ISBN: 0231109776

Condition: Very Good


Text illustrations and charts, large thick 8vo, pp xxii, 582, paperback, a very good copy. [Throughout the world people are concerned about the demise of tropical forests and their wildlife. Hunting by forest-dwelling people has a dramatic effect on wildlife in many tropical forests, frequently driving species to local extinction, with devastating implications for other species and the health of the forests themselves. But wildlife is an important source of protein and cash for rural peoples. Can hunting be managed to conserve biological communities while meeting human needs? Are hunting rates... View more info