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If you are passionate about fishing and angling, you should definitely look through the rare fishing and angling books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. From famous first edition novels about fishing to obscure non-fiction books about specific fishing strategies and culture, there is plenty of diversity in the rare fishing and angling books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. If you fancy yourself an angler or want to get the perfect gift for the fisherman in your family, be sure to look through the rare and antique books featured in the Biblio Rare Book Room.



Fantaisies Oceanographiques by RASKIN, E.H

Paris: F. Dumas, 1926. First Edition. Parisian pochoir printmaking at its finest A rare and exotic album of vivid French art deco undersea fantasies. These skilfully printed pochoir designs are based on tropical corals, anemones, plankton and jellyfish...

From Rare Illustrated Books

AU$10,500.00


THE COMPLEAT ANGLER, or the Contemplative Man's recreation. Being a Discourse of Rivers, Fish-ponds, Fish & Fishing. to which is added. The Laws of Angling. by WALTON, Izaac.:

London, Printed for R. Marriot, and are to be sold by Charles Harper at his Shop London, the next door to the Crown near Sergeants-Inn in Chanery-lane,1668.. FOURTH EDITION 1668. Small 8vo, approximately 144 x 83 mm, 5½ x 3¼ inches, 10 small engravings...

From Roger Middleton

£3,900.00


A Book of Small Flies, by Rene Harrop, Poul Jorgensen, Eric Leiser, John Merwin, S. A. Neff, Jr. , and Ernest Schwiebert. Frontispiece by Al Barker. by Oelgart, Isaac (Editor & Designer)

Arlington VT: Isaac Oelgart. Fine. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Miniature; Miniature; Two volumes bound in full Hewitt niger, gilt tooled, with cloth covered slipcase. Volume I: 105, [1]p., colored frontispiece. Volume II: double shadow box contain...

From HJHurley

$4,850.00


Foreign field sports, fisheries, sporting anecdotes, &c. &c. : containing fifty plates, beautifully coloured, from the original drawings by HOWITT, Samuel

1841 1ed Foreign Field Sports Color Illustrated Hunting Fishing WHALING Howitt An extremely valuable and impressive, color illustrated work of sport and outdoors by illustrator Samuel Howitt. 'Foreign Field Sports' is a 19th-century sports manual known f...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$2,500.00


THE YOUNG ANGLER'S POCKET COMPANION; OR A NEW AND COMPLETE TREATISE ON THE ART OF ANGLING, AS MAY BE PRACTISED WITH SUCCESS IN EVERY RIVER IN ENGLAND; DURING BOTH THE WINTER AND SUMMER SEASON; by Cole, Ralph

London: R. Baffam. Very Good+. 1795. First Edition. Hardcover. Tiitle con't "DIRECTING, BY PLAIN AND EASY METHODS THE YOUNG ANGLER TO PERFECT HIMSELF IN THIS ART, IN A LITTLE TIME; EITHER AS TO PASTE OR BAIT-FISHING OF ANY SORT; OR FLY-FISHING,...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$2,000.00


THE COMPLETE ANGLER OR THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION. Being a discourse of rivers, fish-ponds, fish and fishing. To which is added the laws of angling: with a new table of the particulars in this book. ( COMPLEAT ) by WALTON, Izaak.:

London, Printed for R. Marriot and are to be sold by Charles Harper at his shop, 1668.. FOURTH EDITION 1668, much corrected and enlarged. Small 8vo, approximately 150 x 90 mm, 5¾ x 3½ inches, FACSIMILE TITLE PAGE, 10 small copperplate engravings of fis...

From Roger Middleton

£1,490.00


THE COMPLETE (COMPLEAT) ANGLER OR THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION. Being a discourse of rivers, fish-ponds, fish and fishing. To which is added the laws of angling: with a new table of the particulars in this book. by WALTON, Izaak.:

London, printed by J. G[rismond]. for Rich. Marriot, 1661.. THIRD EDITION MUCH ENLARGED 1661. Small 8vo, approximately 150 x 90 mm, 5¾ x 3½ inches, FACSIMILE TITLE PAGE, 10 small copperplate engravings of fish in the text, attributed to Pierre Lombart,...

From Roger Middleton

£1,500.00


The Sportsman’s Portfolio of American Field Sports. by various

1855 1ed RARE Sportsman's Portfolio American HUNTING Fishing Illustrated Moose One of the earliest illustrated American books on hunting! 'The Sportsman's Portfolio' is an impressive, valuable, and highly desirable mid-19th-century manual designed to pr...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$1,950.00


THE COMPLEAT ANGLER or UNIVERSAL ANGLER. Being Instructions how to angle for a Trout or Grayling in a clear stream. Part II. (COMPLETE) by COTTON, Charles.:

London, R. Marriott and H. Brome, 1676.. FIRST EDITION 1676 OF COTTON'S PART OF THE COMPLEAT ANGLER. Engraved monogram on title page. Small 8vo, approximately 150 x 95 mm, 5¾ x 3¾ inches, pages: (8), 111 plus [1] advert page for fishing tackle by John ...

From Roger Middleton

£1,395.00


NOTES ON SOME JAPANESE FISH (VOLUME 2) by Brevoort, James Carson

Washington D. C.: S. N. (Unknown). Very Good. 1856. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. "EXTRACTED FROM THE NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION OF AN AMERICAN SQUADRON TO THE CHINA SEAS AND AND JAPAN IN 1852, 53 AND 54, BY COMMODORE M. C. PERRY, U. S. NAVY"...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$1,600.00


A QUAINT TREATISE "FLEES, and the ART a ARTYFICHALL FLEE MAKING. " By an Old Man Well Known on the Derbyshire Streams as a First-Class Fly-Fisher a Century Ago. Printed from an Old Ms. Never Before Published. by ALDAM, W. H.:

London, John B. Day, 3, Savoy Street, Strand, 1876.. The Original Spelling and Language Being Retained, with Editorial Notes and Patterns of Flies, and Samples of the Materials for Making Each Fly. FIRST EDITION, SECOND ISSUE 1876, 4to, approximately 270...

From Roger Middleton

£1,200.00


THE COMPLETE ANGLER or The Contemplative Man's Recreation Being a Discourse of Rivers Fish-ponds Fish and Fishing .. And Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream .. With Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas [2 Volumes] by Walton, Izaak and Charles Cotton

London: William Pickering, 1836. 2 volumes, large paper edition, title-page in red and black with Pickering's device no. iv (Keynes, p.44). 61 steel engraving after T. Stothard and others on India-paper and mounted. Full green crushed morocco, 5 raise...

From Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB

CA$2,000.00


The Complete Angler: or the Contemplative Man's Recreation by (Miniature Book) Walton, Izaak and Cotton, Charles

London. William Pickering. 1825. Brilliantly custom bound in full gilt ruled crushed morocco. Eight superb gilt tooled swimming fish to front and rear covers. Gilt ruled spine compartments with gilt tooled fish motifs. Gilt tooled raised bands. Gilt titl...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB

$1,500.00


Tales of Fresh Water Fishing by Grey, Zane

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. First Edition. Thick Quarto. Grey consider the fishes of the South Seas to be the most fiercest in the world. He tells his stories of the tuna, sailfish, the wahoo and swordfish which would make any fisherman envious. M...

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB

$1,500.00


Spring Creek. Drawings by Mari Lyons by Lyons, Nick

[New York]: Atlantic Monthly Press. Fine. [1992]. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Cloth, paper spine label on front board, in fitted clamshell case with color illustrations mounted inside, 169p., illustrated. **This edition concist...

From HJHurley

$1,500.00


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