(Americana : Gentlemanly Pursuits) 5 Vols. Sporting & Fishing: [Milner, William, et al.] An Authentic Historical Memoir of the Schuylkill Fishing Company of the State in Schulkill. Philadelphia: Judah Dobson, 1830. [Followed by]: Memoirs of the Gloucester for Hunting Club, Near Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Judah Dobson, 1830. 8vo, contemporary gilt-paneled red straight-grained morocco, spine gilt; joints and extremities rubbed. With frontispiece and 2 portraits in first title, frontispiece and plate in second volume. Scattered light to moderate foxing, some foxing to plates. Front and back matter sprung. Ex-library: discard label on front free endpaper, embossed stamp on first title page. Sabin 49133. * Smith, Jerome V. C. Natural History of the Fishes of Massachusetts. Boston: Allen and Ticknor, 1833. First edition. 12mo, contemporary boards; worn, spine gone, covers detached - but present. Lacking back fly and back endpaper. Illustrations in text. Light to occasionally moderate foxing. Sabin 82810. * Ronalds, Alfred. The Fly-Fisher's Entomology. London: Longmans, Green, 1883. Ninth Edition. 8vo, original gilt-lettered green cloth; corners bumped, spine ends frayed, portions of spine starting to separate, small blisters at joints, other generally light wear. With 20 color plates. 32 page publisher's catalogue at back. Front and back matter - including half title - toned, some spotting to title page. * Fearing, Daniel B, collection of. A Catalogue of an Exhibition of Angling Book Plates. New York: Privately Printed, 1918. 8vo, original boards; minor wear, tissue dust jacket (chipped). Color etched frontispiece. Internally clean. * (The Angler's & Shooter's Press.) Woods, Shirley E. Angling for Atlantic Salmon. Goshen, Connecticut, (1976). Illustrated by Tom Hennessy. #351/990 signed by the author and illustrator. 8vo, original gilt-pictorial red cloth, original slipcase. Near fine in slipcase, showing some wear at joints.
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