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BOOK LIST #1

1.

"RARE AND UNUSUAL FLY TYING MATERIAL AND NATURAL HISTORY", VOLUME 1, "BIRDS", by Paul Schmookler and Ingrid Sils, L.T.D. edition 231/250, 1994. Signed Pres. copy to Lefty Kreh. Excellent condition $500.

2.

"RARE AND UNUSUAL FLY TYING MATERIAL AND NATURAL HISTORY", VOLUME 2, "BIRDS AND MAMMALS", by Paul Schmookler and Ingrid Sils, 1997, Excellent condition $175.
3.
"EPHEMERAS", "MAYFLIES", "NATURALS & ARTIFICIALS", by Charles Graidey, 1st ed, 1986, Limited Edition, 1/3000. Excellent condition. $100.
4.
"SPLIT CANE RODS - BAMBOO TREASURER", by Rolf Baginski, L.T.D. 1st edition, #89/1500 copies, 2007. $60.SOLD
5.
"ANGLER'S WORKSHOP - PERRY FRAZER ROD MAKING", 1st edition, 1908, $40.
6.

"THE FINE BAMBOO FLY ROD", by Stuart Kirkfield, 1st edition, 1986. D. J. $40.SOLD

7.
"SECRETS OF FISHING RODS and how they are made", by George Herter, 1961, reprint $35.
8.
"THE ANGLER'S BAMBOO", by Luis Marden, 1st edition, 1977 DJ $20.SOLD
9.
"CATSKILL RIVERS" by Mac Francis, 1st edition, 1983, DJ $40.
10.
"MASTER'S GUIDE TO BUILDING A BAMBOO FLY ROD", by Everett Garrison, 1985 reprint, DJ $100.
12.
"DICKERSON, THE MAN & HIS RODS", L.T.D. EDITION #396/500, signed, 1991, HB, DJ, $150. SOLD
13.
"BEST OF THE PLANNING FORM" VOL 1 & 2, 1997 VOL 1, 2003 VOL. 2, PB, Set $40. SOLD
14.
"CANE RODS - TIPS AND TAPERS" by Roy Gould, 1st edition, PB 2005, $20. SOLD
16.
"COLORADO CLASSIC CANE" by Dick Spurr and Mike Sinclair, 1st edition, 1991, PB $75.SOLD
17.
"FUNDAMENTALS OF BUILDING A BAMBOO FLY ROD" by George Maurer and Bernard Elser, PB, JB, signed Presented copy, 1st edition, 1995. $50.
18.
"TROUT TACKLE - TWO" by Ernest Schwiebert, PB 1983 $20. SOLD
19.
"CLASSIC RODS & ROD MAKERS" by Marty Keane,3rd printing, HB, DJ 1992, $125.
20.
"THE LOVELY REED" by Jack Howell, 1st edition, HB, 1998, $85.
21.
"FLY RODS GALORE" by George Barnes, 1st edition, HB, DJ Limited #440, signed, $50.

 

 

 

 
BOOK LIST #2
1.
"American Trout Stream Insects" by Louis Rhead, 1st ed, 1916, $75.
2.
"Tales of the Angler's Eldorado, New Zealand", by Zane Grey, by Gossett and Dunlap 1926, $75. SOLD
3.
"MAKING A FISHERY" BY FREDRICK M. HALFORD, 1st edition, 1902, #3 of Halford's Dry Fly Series, $100.
4.
"The Way of a Trout with a Fly" by G.E.M. Skues, 2nd edition, 1928. $60
5.
"Making and Using the Dry Fly" by Paul H. Young, Rare 1st edition 1934, Paper boards, excellent condition. $75.
6.
"Wet Flies, 400 Patterns and Dressings" by Ken Sawada, Paperback, Fully illustrated. $80.SOLD
7.
"Tube and Waddington Fly Dressing" by Kenichiro Sawada, Paperbound, Fully illustrated, 1st edition, 1996. $60.
8.
"The One-eyed Poacher of Privilege" by Edmund Ware Smith, Derrydale Press, NY, Limited edition, #175/750. $70.
9.
"The Happy End" by Ben A. Williams, Deryydale Press, NY, Limited 1st ed, 1939. #580/1250. $50.
10.
"The Art of Angling" by R. Brooks, M.D. 1766 edition, leather bound, raised bands, $75. SOLD
11.
"Atlantic Salmon Flies and Fishing" by Joseph D. Bates, Jr. Limited edition, 1970, Slipcased, signed, #34/600. $100.
12.
"The Fly and the Fish" by John Atherton, 1951, 1st Edition, DJ, $75.
13.
"Classic & Antique Fly Fishing Tackle, A Guide for Collectors and Anglers" by A. J. Campbell, 1st ed, 1997, DJ $50.
14.
Favorite Flies and their Histories" by Mary Orvis Marbury, 1955 reprint, hardbound, DJ, 32 colored plates of flies, $50.
15.
"Letters to a Salmon Fisher's Son" by A. H. Chaytor, 4th ed, 1936, Hardbound. $45.
16.
"Saltwater Fishing" by Van Campen Heilner, 1st ed, hardbound, 1937. 12 colored plates and many illustrations, $60.
17.
"Steelhead to a Fly" by Clark C. Van Fleet, hardbound, 1954, 1st ed, scarce. $50.

 

 

 
GROUP #3
1.
"Modern Development of the Dry Fly" by Frederic M. Halford, HB, 1923 reprint, $60.
2.
"The Dry Fly and Fast Water", by George M. L. LA Branche, NY 1914, HB 1st ed. $60.
3.
"How to Tie Salmon Flies" by Major. J. H. Hale, 3rd ed, 1930, HB, $75.SOLD
4.
"The Bamboo Rod and How to Build it" by Claude M. Kreider, HB, DJ, 1st ed, 1951, $50.
5.
"The Idyl of the Split-Bamboo" by Dr. George Parker Holden, HB, 1st ed, 1920, $100.
6.
"The Book of the Tarpon" by A. W. Dimock, Meadow Run Press, reprint, 2004, HB, Slipcased,$60.
7.
"Fishing Tackle for Collectors" by Charles Kewley and Howard Farrar, 1st ed, 1987, HB. DJ, $50.
8.
"Classic Rods and Rod Makers" by Martin J Keane, 1st ed, 1976, HB, DJ, $125.SOLD
9.
"Split and Glued" by Vincent C. Marinaro, 1st ed 2007, HB, DJ, signed by bothh authors, many illustrations and color photos, $60.
10.
"Memories, Patterns and Tactics" by George Harvey, 1st ed 1998, HB, DJ, signed, $60.
11.
"Art Flick's Streamside Guide to Naturals and their Imitations", by Art Flick, HB, DJ, 1st ed, $50.SOLD
12.
"The Sun Stood Still" by Arthur R. MacDouglall, Jr. HB, DJ, Limited 1st ed, 1942, #461/1400. signed, $60.
13.
"A Trout and Salmon Fisherman for 75 Years" by E. R. Hewitt, HB, DJ, 1st ed, signed, Rare to find in signed edition. $100.SOLD







 

 
GROUP #4
1.
"CASTING A SPELL" BY GEORGE BLACK, 2006, DJ, Very good condition. $25. SOLD
2.
"ANTIQUE FISHING REELS" BY STEVEN K VERNON, 1ST ED, 1985, DJ Very good condition. $35.
3.
"A TREASURY OF REELS" BY JIM BROWN, LIMITED 1ST EDITION, 1990. Signed copy, 243/500. DJ, excellent condition. $80.
4.
"FUNDAMENTALS OF BUILDING A BAMBOO FLY ROD" BY GEORGE MAURER AND BERNARD ELSER, 1ST ED, 1998, DJ, $50.
5.
"HANDCRAFTING BAMBOO FLY RODS" BY WAYNE CATTANACH, 1ST Special slipcased edition.signed presentation copy, 1992. Comes with DVD. $60. SOLD
6.
"D IS FOR DINGLEY, THE MASTER REEL MAKER" BY PATRICK GARNER AND BRIAN TAYLOR, PB, 1 ST ED, 2011, $50.
7.
"BIG STONY" BY HOWARD WALDEN II, Derrydale Press, 1993, HB, This is 1 of 2500 in a Limited Edition. $30.
8.
"HAIRWING ATLANTIC SALMON FLIES" BY KEITH FULSHER AND CHARLES KROM, 1ST ED 1981, Signed
Presentation copy by both authors. DJ, $70.
9.
"ANTHOLOGY OF FISHING ADVENTURED FROM OUTDOOR LIFE 1945" BY OUTDOOR LIFE FISHING STAFF, 1945 1st ed, signed by Harry Edel on page 90, $30.
10.
"TALL TALES AND SHORT" BY EDMUND WARE SMITH, Derrydale Press, 1st ed 1938, Limited edition #369/950. Clear plastic wrapper. $60.
11.
"ANGLING FOR ATLANTIC SALMON" by SHIRLEY WOODS, L.T.D. 1 st Edition, signed by author and artist, 1976, #186/990. Slipcased, clear plastic wrapper $60.
12.

4 VOLUME SET BY DICK STEWART AND FARROW ALLEN, "FLIES FOR STEELHEAD", 1992, DJ, HB, "FLIES FOR TROUT", 1ST ed, 1993, HB, DJ, "FLIES FOR BASS AND PANFISH", 1 st ed, 1992, HB, DJ, "FLIES FOR ATLANTIC SALMON", 1 st ed, 1991, HB, DJ, 4 Volume Set $140.

13.
"SALTWATER FLY PATTERNS" BY LEFTY KREH, 1st Fully revised and Augmented Edition, 1995, signed, DJ, $40.
14.
"AQUATIC ENTOMOLOGY" BY W. PATRICK MCCAFFERTY, "The Fisherman's and Ecologists Illustrated "Guide to insects
and their Relatives". Illustrations by Arwin V. Provonsha, Limited 1 st edition, 1992, #189/300 copies, signed by author and illustrator.
Full Bound in Primera Grain leather and slip cased. $150.
15.
"CENTURY END" BY PAUL PTALIS, Signed, Limited edition. 1999, #97 of 100 volumes in the series. Numbered 1900-1999. $170.
16.
"CLASSIC SALMON FLY MATERIALS", A Reference to all Materials used in Constructing Classic Salmon Flies from Start for Finish", "Tinsel, Wool, silks, Furs and Feathers", BY MICHAEL D. RADENCICH, 1st edition, 2007, HB, DJ, $50.
17.
"WET FLY FISHING" BY E. M. TOD, 1st ed, 1903, HB, $50.
18.
"SALMON FISHING" BY ERIC TRAVERNER, 1ST ED, 1935, `HB, Clear plastic wrapper, $80.
19.
"Tall Tales and Short" by Edmund Ware Smith, Derrydale Press, limited 1st ed, 1938, #369/950. HB, $75.
20.
"The Dettes, A Catskill Legend" by Eric Leiser, HB, DJ, 1st ed, 1992, $50.

 

 
GROUP #5
1.
HEWITT'S - "NYMPH" FLY FISHING BOOKLET, 1ST 1934 P.B. $25. SOLD
2.

S.A. NEFF JR. - "BIBLIOPHILE AS BOOKBINDER", 1ST, 2018 $25.

3.
WILLIAM S. SCHALDACH- "FISH", 1937, 1st edition #1055/1560 and Revised Copy 2 Vol. $175.
4.
JOHN ALDEN KNIGHT - "OL'BILL", LTD Edition, Signed 1st 1942, #657/1929. $60.
5.

DANA LAMB - "SOME SILENT PLACES STILL", 1st ed, S.C. #1168/1500. 1969, $125. SOLD

6.
DANA LAMB - "ON TROUT STREAMS & SALMON RIVERS", 1st edition, L.T.D., S. C. 1963. 1/1500. $125.
7.
DANA LAMB- "BRIGHT SALMON & BROWN TROUT", 1st edition, L.T.D. S.C. 1/1500. $100.
8.
B. RICHARD C. HUNT - "SALMON IN LOW WATER", 1950, 1st edition, L.T. D. S.C. #377, Done for Angler's Club in New York $150.
9.
C. F. WALKER - "CHALK STREAM FLIES", 1953. 1st ed, D. J. 4 Color plates of flies. $50.
10.
F. M. HALFORD - "FLOATING FLIES & HOW TO DRESS THEM", 1886, 1st ed Rare large paper copy with 9 colored plates of flies, L.T.D. 1-150 copies. 100 England and 50 copies U. S. Leather Binding. $1500.
11.
"ANGLER'S CLUB STORY", 1956 L.T.D., S.C. 1-750, Signed Pres. copy by Sparse , Dick Clark. $100.SOLD
12.
WM. SCHALDACH - "COVERTS & CASTS", 1943. 1st Edition, Nice Plates $50.
13.
W. THOMAS TAYLOR - "A COMPANY OF ANGLERS", 1998. 1st edition L.T.D. , SC #1/130 Done for the Angler's Club if New York $150.
14.
MARY O'MALLEY & MAC FRANCES - "PRIVATE PRINTING FOR ANGLER'S CLUB OF N.Y. 2008, 1st L.T.D. edition1-375. Title - "MO'M OF THE ANGLERS" $125. SOLD
15.
"A CENTURY WITH THE ANGLER'S CLUB, NY", 2006. 1st edition L.T.D. , S.C. $90. SOLD
16.
E. A. BORTON - "AN ALBUM OF THE CHALK STREAM" 1st edition, 1946, DJ, Signed by Sparse $60.
17.

T. E. PRYCE - TANNATT - "MEDITATIN OF A MIDDLE AGED ANGLER", 1st edition, 1932. $40.

18.
JAMES T. GRAY JR. - "HANDBOOK OF THE MARGAREE", 1st edition, 1976, DJ $40.
19.
FRANCIS FRANCIS - "BY LAKE & RIVER", 1st edition, 1874, Leather bindings. $100.
20.
EARL HODGSON - "SALMON FISHING", 1906, 1st edition, Several color plates of Flies. $100.
21.
HOWARD T. WALDEN II - "UPSTREAM & DOWN", 1st edition, 1938, Derrydale Press L.T.D. #141/950. $40.
22.
DICK STEWART & BOB LEEMON - "TROLLING FLIES", 1st printing, 1982, Signed Color Plates of Flies, $35.
23.
COLONEL H. P. SHELDON - "TRANQUILITY" VOL 3 BOOK SET, 1st edition, L.T.D., S.C. 1945, 1/500 Copies. $50.
24.
ROMILLY FEDDEN - "GOLD DAYS" 1919, 1ST edition. $50.
25.
ERIC TAVERNER - "FLY TYING FOR TROUT", 1957,DJ, Color plates of Flies $25.

 

 

 
GROUP #6
1.
A. LANG - "ANGLING SKETCHES", 1st ed 1895. $75.
2.
GEORGE A. B. DEWAR - "SOUTH COUNTRY TROUT STREAMS", 1st Edition, 1898. $50.
3.
REBEN R. CROSS - "COWDUNG OF SHIN CRICK", P.B. 1949, 1st edition. $85.SOLD
4.
H. G. McCLELLAND - "TROUT FLY DRESSER'S CABINET OF DEVICES","HOW TO TIE FLIES FOR TROUT AND GRAYLING FISHING", 5th edition. 1921, $25.
5.
T. E. PRYCE TANNATT - "HOW TO DRESS SALMON FLIES", 1st edition, 1914. $100. SOLD
6.
G.E.M. SKUES - "SILK, FUR AND FEATHERS". 1950, 1st edition. $100.
7.
ROGER WOOLLEY - "FLY FISHER'S FLIES", 3rd edition, 1950. $40.
8.
ART FLICK - "NEW STREAMSIDE GUIDE", 1st edition, 1969, D. J. $15.
9.
JOHN YOUNGER - "RIVER ANGLING FOR SALMON AND TROUT", 3rd edition. 1864. $100.
10.
W. S. JACKSON - "NOTES OF A FLY FISHER, 1927. $35.
11.
S. M. COCKERELL - "REPAIRING OF BOOKS", 1958. $20.
12.
JOHN DAVEY - "THE ANGLER AND HIS FRIEND", 1855 $75.
13.
REBEN R. CROSS - "FUR, FEATHERS & STEEL", 1st edition. 1940. $50.
14.
EUGENE V. CONNETT - "MY FRIEND THE TROUT", 1961, 1st edition. D.J. $50.
15.
RICHARD CLAPHAM - "TROUT FISHING ON HILL STREAMS", 1st edition. 1947. D.J. $25.
16.
ROGER WOOLLEY - "MODERN TROUT FLY DRESSING", 1 st edition, 1932. $50.
17.
CHAS. M. WETZEL - "PRACTICAL FLY FISHING", 2nd edition. 1945. $50.
18.
GEORGE DEWAR - "BOOK OF THE DRY", 2nd edition.. 1910. $50.
19.
CAPTAIN HALE - "HOW TO TIE SALMON FLIES", 1st edition. 1892. $250.
20.
F. M. HALFORD - "DRY FLY ENTOMOLOGY", 2nd edition. 1902, Colored plates of flies, $100.
21.
GEORGE KELSON - "THE SALMON FLY", 1st edition. 1895. (8 colored plates of flies) $500.
22.
RAY BERGMAN - "BASS", 1 st edition, 1942. Colored plates of flies and lures. $50.
23.
LEONARD WEST - "NATURAL TROUT FLY AND IT'S IMITATION", 1 st edition. 1912. $100.
24.
DANA LAMB - "NOT FAR FROM THE RIVER", 1967, 1st edition. S.C., l..T.D. 1/1500. $80.
25.
LOUIS RHEAD - "BASSES, FRESH WATER & MARINE", 1st edition, 1905, Color plates if fish and flies. $60.
26.
LOUIS RHEAD - "THE SPECKLED BROOK TROUT", 1 st edition. 1902. $75.
27.
MARY ORVIS MARBURY - "FAVORITE FLIES", 3rd edition. 1896. Colored plates of flies. $125. SOLD
28.
RAY BERGMAN - "TROUT", 1st edition, 1938, Lots of color plates of flies.(15) $85.
29.
ERIC TRAVERNER - "SALMON FISHING", 1st edition. 1931. $50. SOLD
30.
COL. E. W. HARDING - "THE FLY FISHER AND THE TROUT'S POINT OF VIEW", 1st edition. 1931. $75.
31.
FREDERICK WHITE - "THE SPICKLEFISHERMAN", Derrydale Press, 1st editon. 1928. 1-775 copies. L.T.D. $50.
32.
SPARSE GREY HACKLE - "HIS LIFE - HIS STORIES - ANGLING", 1st edition. S.C., L.T.D. 1/300. $125. SOLD

 

DC=Dust Cover,SC=Slip Cased, LB=Leather Bound,

DJ=Dust Jacket, SB=Spiral Bound, ED=Edition, LTD=Limited Edition,

YR=Year, SG=Signed, H/P=Hard/Paperbound

 

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