MCCLANE'S STANDARD FISHING ENCYCLOPEDIA AND INTERNATIONAL ANGLING GUIDE.  Edited by A.J. McClane.

MCCLANE'S STANDARD FISHING ENCYCLOPEDIA AND INTERNATIONAL ANGLING GUIDE. Edited by A.J. McClane.

TUNNY FISHING FOR BEGINNERS. By Fred Taylor.

TUNNY FISHING FOR BEGINNERS. By Fred Taylor.

A TIME OF CHERRIES: SAILING WITH THE BRETON TUNNYMEN. By Ronald Millar.

1977 1st edition. 8vo (142 x 221mm). Ppx,214. B/w photograph plates. Blue cloth, spine titled in silver-gilt.

The author spent time working with the tunny fishermen of Santez Edwette, a village on the southern coast of for ever. It is told with style and humour and compassion; and it is filled with magnificent characters: Petit Jean, the handsome hunchback; sad Emile, who takes to the bottle, and his noisy, contrary wife, Josee; Erry, the virtuous ex-alcoholic who doles out the wine; ulcerated Martial, who from the start takes against the 'Brosaoz' ('Englishman' in the fast-disappearing Breton tongue). Their dour lives are shaped by the great black and silver fish which provide both the fishermen's daily bread and his dreams of wealth and success. A Time of Cherries is many things - a book about a fascinating and dying breed of men, the story of Ronald Millar's realization of his impossible dream, a travel book exploring a little-known landscape - but above all it is a memorable account of man's
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Author Millar (Ronald).
Book Code 41453
ISBN 0304298425 / 0304298425.
Book Description Good-plus in dust-wrapper. Publisher's review slip laid in.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1977
Publisher Cassell.
Place London.