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Rabbiting & Ferreting: A British Field Sorts Society Booklet.

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, British Field Sport Society: 1979

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 03912

Condition: Very Good


A little booklet on the country sport of rabbiting and ferreting. This book is filled with advice and anecdotes by the authors. The covers are a little grubby, mainly form wear. A tight copy. View more info

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Gunmark: A Guide to Good Shooting

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, Gunmark: 0

Sellers ID: 03917

Condition: Very Good


This is essentially a sales catalogue, but it is also a great little book by Gunmark who have supplied Rifles and shotguns since 1971. It is full of little watercoloured sketches and colour photographs of the various guns they sell. There is a small tear to the top of the back page, it looks to have been done when the page was stuck to the cover after printing. A good, tight book. View more info

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Progressive Fly Fishing for Salmon

By: Alexander Baird Keachie

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Headline Book Publishing: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04176

ISBN: 1861260482

Condition: Very Good


This book shows how all anglers can improve their catch rate by assessing the conditions and adapting their choice of fly colour, size, speed and presentation method accordingly. Fully illustrated throughout with clear photographs and explanatory line drawings. A good , clean and tight book. View more info

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Amateur Keeper: Handbook for the Small Shoot

By: Archie Coats

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins Distribution Services: 1978

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04008

ISBN: 0233969608

Condition: Very Good


Those shoots that can afford a professional gamekeeper are now very much in the minority; at the same time, game shooting has never been more popular. In this book archie Coats provides all the advice that a small shoot owner or syndicate needs to ensure the improvement of their sportThe text block has speckling to it's page edges and the d/w shows some wear and fading. View more info

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Pigeon shooting;

By: Archie Coats

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Deutsch: 1978

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 04122

ISBN: 023396195X

Condition: Good


As one of the very few professional pigeon shooters in the country, Archie Coats is ideally qualified to write the authoritative book on the subject. this work will stand as the last word on the successful outwitting of British shooters' commonest, and often most elusive, quarry. The text block has heavy foxing to the page edges and the d/w has wear to its edges with chips to its base there is also a small tear to the rear flaps crease. View more info

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Guide to Rough Shooting

By: Arthur Cadman

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04188

ISBN: 0715366378

Condition: Very Good


This book is well laced with anecdotes the reader may find they learn more from these than they expect - how, for instance , an old bedstead may be put to good use when duck is the quarry! Illustrated with 8 pages of plates and detailed line drawings. There is speckling to the text block, and the inside of the D/W is tanned View more info

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Brindley John Ayers Antique Fishing Tackle Catalogue Aug/Sep 1993 Ed.

By: Ayers, John & Ann.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Private Publication: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03736

Condition: Good


This is the Aug/Sep 1993 Edition of the Brindley John Ayers Antique Fishing Tackle Catalogue. It has 48 pages of lists of Antique Fishing tackle and books which makes it a great resource for anyone interested in collecting fishing tackle. There is a label on the back with postage stamps, the catalogue has been used and read and is a little grubby, but it is still tight with no tears. View more info

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In Wild Waters

By: Bailey, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., The Crowood Press Ltd: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03244

ISBN: 1852230924

Condition: Very Good


Here is a book to inspire all anglers with and enthusiasm for wild water fishing. John Bailey tells of his glorious and sometimes frustrating experiences in pursuit of the big fish of the wild waters of Great Britain. Illustrated throughout with superb photographs, this book will delight and inform. The D/W has a small tear to its top and wear to the corner, and there is creasing to the rear panel. View more info

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The International Guide to Fly-Tying Materials (And Where to Buy Them)

By: Barry Ord Clarke; Robert Spaight

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Merlin Unwin Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04191

ISBN: 187367418X

Condition: Very Good


This guide is an essential reference tool for the modern fly-tyer who wants to know more about the many products now available. Well over a thousand materials are described, including feathers, hairs, furs, tools, dyes, threads, tinsels, cements, waxes, dubbing materials, hooks, and synthetics. A good , clean and tight book. View more info

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Fishing Forays: Distinguished Companion to the Rivers, Lochs and Stillwaters of Great Britain and Ireland (Sporting annuals)

By: Barry Roxburgh

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Kensington West Productions Ltd: 1997

Edition: 4th Edition

Sellers ID: 03894

ISBN: 1871349230

Condition: Near Fine


A unique guide to Trout and Salmon fishing, and with details of over four hundred rivers and still waters in Great Britain and Ireland, fishing hotels and tours, fishing contacts and selected fine art illustrations this is a fine book for the course fisherman. The D/W has light wear to the rear cover. View more info

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British Game Shooting

By: Brian P. Martin

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Ward Lock Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04570

ISBN: 0706366859

Condition: Very Good


In this book the author shares his understanding of the nature of game - shooting in Britain and celebrates the shooting scene through a series of cameos which conjure up all the colour of typical shooting days. There is light wear to the rear top corner of the D/w. A good, clean copy. View more info

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Hunting for All

By: C.R.Acton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, H.F & G. Witherby, Ltd: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03713

Condition: Very Good


In this book, the author sets out what he believes are the rules and proper behaviour for hunting by horse. There are bumps to the corners and the green boards shows light wear. there is a lean to the spine. The text block is tanned, and there is a tear to the front end paper there is also a dedication to the half title page. A good reading copy. View more info

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Fly Fishing

By: Chris Dawn

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Parragon: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03952

ISBN: 0752530895

Condition: Very Good


Learn how to master the art of fly fishing with one of the UK's most respected authorities as your teacher. Contains a wealth of expert practical advice and top tips for improving your technique. Lavishly illustrated with colour photographs and diagrams. A tight, clean book. View more info

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Game Shooting

By: Churchill, Robert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Michael Joseph Ltd.: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03507

Condition: Good


Game shooting is not a book for experts only.It contains complete and always practical advice for everybody; from the novice handling a shotgun for the first time to the experienced sportsman wondering why he's missing those tall pheasants. The maroon boards are faded on the head of the panels especially the rear panel. The spine is faded and worn on the head and base. The front and rear endpapers are tanned as is the text block. The D/W is worn, torn and chipped and is also priced clipped. There is a signature on the f.e.p This is still a tight reading copy. View more info

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I Know a Good Place

By: Clive Gammon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Uk, TBS The Book Service Ltd: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04121

ISBN: 1853101524

Condition: Very Good


This is not a volume for the fishing purists. Gammon's choice of lures and techniques is as varied as his terrain. he has an uncanny eye for places and a telling ear for people, be they hapless amateurs, dedicated enthusiasts or wily ghillies. A good, clean and tight book. View more info

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The ABC of Shooting: A Complete Guide to Game and Rough Shooting, Wild Fowling, Pigeon Shooting, Deer Stalking and Clay Pigeon Shooting

By: Colin Willock

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04065

ISBN: 0233964665

Condition: Good


In compiling this book, Colin Willock has set out to provide a concise and authoritative guide to all branches of shooting. As editor, he has produced a first class team of experts; all authorities in their fields, and writers who communicate not only their knowledge and experience, but also enthusiasm and enjoyment for their particular branch of the sport. The green paste-downs and end papers are sunned at the edges and the text block is has dark speckles to its head. The D/W has wear to its edges and corners. This book has signs of being well read, but it is still a tight , square book. View more info

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Fly Dressing:

By: David J. Collyer

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1975

Edition: 6th Edition

Sellers ID: 04142

ISBN: 0715367196

Condition: Very Good


David Collyer who is, according to Richard Walker, 'one of the best professional fly-tiers in the business ', has written a book about flies and their dressings. It is divided into five sections: Dry flies, Nymphs, Wet Flies, Lures and Salmon Flies. The appropriate conditions for the use of each fly, the method of tying and the dressings are all described in detail; the flies are illustrated with ninety-one line drawings and ninety-six full colour photographs. There is foxing to the head of the text block and a tiny tear to the top corner. View more info

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Know your wood pigeon shooting

By: Denis Graham - Hogg

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, WAGBI Publication: 1978

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03911

Condition: Very Good


As a sporting bird the pigeon was either ignored or not present in large enough numbers to be worth the efforts of the shooting fraternity until the very end of the nineteenth century. In 1892, Payne-Galway devotes no less than 37 pages to woodpigeon shooting, and it is true to say that nearly all the advice he gives on decoying and roost shooting is just as relevant to-day as it was when he write it over 80 years ago. There is light wear to the covers. A clean and tight copy View more info

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The Fields in Winter: Sporting Memories of a Bygone Age.

By: Downing, Graham

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Uk, David & Charles: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02854

ISBN: 0715394320

Condition: Near Fine


This beautiful book is a true celebration of times past - of the lives of the wildfowler on the flooded fens, the warrener of the Breckland heaths, the footslogging fox - hunter of the Cumbrian fells. These evocative tales are supported by superb illustrations on every page. in colour and black- and - white. View more info

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The New Wildfowler

By: Edited by Noel M.Sedgwick, Peter Whitaker, Jeffery Harrison.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Herbert Jenkins: 1963

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03827

Condition: Very Good


The New Wildfowler blends practice with theory on every aspect of shooting ashore and afloat. Other chapters deal with identification, migration, the law, etc. Seven coloured plates, nearly sixty black and white photographs, and many line drawings and diagrams add their contribution to making this one of the most authoritative and detailed picture of wildfowling at national and local levels ever published. The blue boards have a little staining to the base, and the text block has light foxing. The D/j has wear and small nic's to the head and base of the spine View more info