• # 42773

    WIGRAM, R.H.

    Trout and fly in Tasmania

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1938. Octavo, green cloth boards, pp 94; edges foxed, previous owner’s name to endpaper, illustrated with seven photographic plates. Scarce. Richard Henry Wigram emigrated to Tasmania in 1924, and was a keen angler at an early age. He was known for his innovative fly designs as well as authoring a wide …

  • # 34411

    SCROPE, William

    Days and nights of salmon fishing in the River Tweed

    Illustrated by Sir David Wilkie, Sir Edwin Landseer, Charles Landseer, William Simson and Edward Cooke. London : Hamilton, Adams & Co., and Glasgow : Thomas D. Morison, 1885. Octavo, gilt-lettered green cloth, edges rubbed, old sticker to head of spine, light stains to endpapers, bookplate from the Library of Parliament, Tasmania to front pastedown, lithographed …

  • # 15463

    MARCH, James

    The jolly angler; or water side companion.

    Containing an account of all the best places for angling, the means used to obtain permission, as well as an account for the different sorts of fish contained therein: the tackle, baits, & other requisites to form an expert angler: with correct description of tying hooks, making artificial flies, repairing tackle, &c. London : The author, [c.1830]. …

  • # 15464


    Trout fishing in New Zealand in wartime

    New York : G.P. Putnam’s, 1940. First edition. Numbered 189 of 250. Royal octavo, cloth backed papered boards lettered in gilt (rubbed), uncut, occasionally unopened; a presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front endpaper for Mr. Thomas Coyle; pp 180; illustrated with photographs of New Zealand by the author’s wife; a near fine …