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A Fly on the Stream; Some Tips for Trout Fisherman
Turnbull, John,
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1968. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Poor. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. foreword by author. Aqua coloured endpapers. Colour photographic frontispiece, showing various flies tied by the author. Seven pages of black and white photography, between pages 54 and 55, and line illustrations illustrate the text. Light green cloth coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the spine. Photographic dustwrapper with yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and spine. "This book is about how to catch trout on the dry fly." from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening and rubbing of the back strip edges with rubbing of the top book corners and bumping of the lower. Flecking to the lower book edges, top book panels and to the back strip. Uniform tanning of the text block edges and age toning of the pages. Foxing to the first few and last few pages of the book. Foxing to the top text edge. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and back strip and there is small tears and creasing to the dustwrapper edges. Rubbing of the panels and all creases. Faint foxing to the verso. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [9], 123, [3] pages,. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Fishing; Inventory No: 0128314. Good Condition
Price: $44.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0128314  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Angling (Know the Game)
Not Stated,
Educational Productions Ltd., London, 1955. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Illustrated. Reprint. foreword by T. A. Waterhouse, O. B. E., National Federation of Anglers, and glossary. The text is illustrated with black-and-white illustrations and in the middle of the book there is four pages of colour illustrations of various fish. Illustrated cover with green, black and white coloured titles. A book, specifically for English conditions of the 1950s, on how to fish in rivers. Included are various equipment needed, notes, tackles, and even a section on the fly fishing. Part Of the Know the Game series. The book is showing age and wear. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges, panels and backstrip. There is a stain to the lower right-hand corner of the pages that fades out at page 15. Age toning of the pages. Second Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 36 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Fishing; Britain/UK; 1950s; Inventory No: 0119150. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $9.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0119150  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Australian Sea Fishes; South of 30oS
Coleman, Neville,
ISBN: 0868240184
Doubleday, Sydney, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 302 pp., table contents, foreword by Dick Lewers, introduction, index and authors biography. The text is illustrated with color that photography line drawings and maps. Illustrated endpapers with map of Australia, and in blue, the area in discussion. Black boards with silver writing on the spine. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a brim [type of fish]; black background with blue and white writing on front panel and white writing on the spine, on the back panel is a map of Australia with area for discussion in a box. This is the first guide to fish of the Southern Ocean, from the surface to a 1000 metres below where fish occur. One third of Australia's fish are within this book described, "most fish are shown in their natural habitats; given the present state of knowledge, identification is as accurate as possible.". Rubbing to the bottom of the boards, rubbing to the top of the spine of the jacket. Now protected, no other damage or writing to report. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Fishing ; ISBN: 0868240184. ISBN/EAN: 9780868240183. Inventory No: 0268507. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0268507  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Australian Sea Fishes; South of 30oS
Coleman, Neville,
ISBN: 0868240184
Doubleday, Sydney, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 302 pp., table contents, foreword by Dick Lewers, introduction, index and authors biography. The text is illustrated with color that photography line drawings and maps. Illustrated endpapers with map of Australia, and in blue, the area in discussion. Black boards with silver writing on the spine. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a brim [type of fish]; black background with blue and white writing on front panel and white writing on the spine, on the back panel is a map of Australia with area for discussion in a box. This is the first guide to fish of the Southern Ocean, from the surface to a 1000 metres below where fish occur. One third of Australia's fish are within this book described, "most fish are shown in their natural habitats; given the present state of knowledge, identification is as accurate as possible.". The boards are slightly rubbed and on the bottom edge small triangular pieces are missing. At the bottom spine gutter there is a small 0.5" split. The head and the heel of the spine are soft and bumped. Gift inscription verso of ffep. There is in minor chipping in of the dustwrapper to all edges. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Fishing ; ISBN: 0868240184. ISBN/EAN: 9780868240183. Inventory No: 0100206. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0100206  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Fishing boats & rigs
Wedlick, Lance,
ISBN: 0909853088
Wedneil Publications, Newport, Victoria, No date. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. second-hand copy with no damage to describe. The first 42 pages of the book look at different types of bait, and then the book looks at rigs for each type of fish encountered in Australia. Mostly illustrated withdrawing, there are a number of black-and-white photographs 4th impression of the 1st edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 80 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fishing & Hunting; Fishing; Sports & Pastimes. ISBN: 0909853088. ISBN/EAN: 9780909853082. Inventory No: 0281105. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0281105  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Gregory's 8th edition fully revised fishing guide your complete guide to fishing all over Australia
Hardy, Wal editor,
Gregory's Australia, Sydney, 1973. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: maps & diagrams & photographs. Reprint. previous owner's details on the first page, sticky tape holding the first page and the last page firm, some rough handling but essentially clean and neat. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 328 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: maps & diagrams & photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Fishing; Inventory No: 0256957. Good Condition
Price: $9.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0256957  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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practical guide to fishing
Wedlick, Lance,
ISBN: 0909853142
Wedneil Publications, Newport, Victoria, 1978. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. second-hand copy with no damage to describe, the fishing tackle, eight, freshwater tackle and saltwater tackle, and then looks at the various types of fish. Illustrated with a number of hand drawn diagrams & black-and-white photographs.. 4th impression of the 1st edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 96 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Fishing; Sports & Pastimes. ISBN: 0909853142. ISBN/EAN: 9780909853143. Inventory No: 0274663. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0274663  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Rex Hunt's Fishing World
Hunt, Rex,
ISBN: 0646144162
crossbow publishing, Jolimont, 1993. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. "When to go fishing, the fish and how to catch them, the gear, reading the water, bait, lures, flies"--Cover. some signs of handling Gentle creasing of both front and rear panels, almost no creasing of Rex Hunt's face on the front cover although he does get a bit gnarly on the back panel Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 0 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Fishing; Fishing; Australia; Fishing & Hunting. ISBN: 0646144162. ISBN/EAN: 9780646144160. Inventory No: 0263868. Very Good Condition
Price: $9.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0263868  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Compleat Angler
Walton, Izaak & Cotton, C.,
Cassell, London, 1909. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 344 pages, +4 pages listing the 1st hundred volumes in the in the People's library, this being volume 100 thereof). Dark green boards, spine stamps and with pattern. Facsimile of first edition title page, text illustrations of fish. Size: 12mo (Small Hardcover). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Fishing; Inventory No: 0271143. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0271143  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Trout and I.
Ferris, George,
ISBN: 0855610042
Heinemann, Auckland, 1970. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 400 g; XVI, 156 pages, in original illustrated hardcover binding, with coloured illustrated dustjacket. The edges of the text block have browned with age, and the spine section of the dustjacket is darkened. Not a Fishing book, not a how to type of book, but rather reminiscences of travelling around New Zealand both North and South Islands and of the places he fished and the size of the fish he caught. (There are about 30 pages that aren't set in New Zealand.) Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Fishing; ISBN: 0855610042. ISBN/EAN: 9780855610043. Inventory No: 0231684. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0231684  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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