BAY OF ISLANDS SWORDFISH AND MAKO SHARK CLUB: SEASON 1935-36.

BAY OF ISLANDS SWORDFISH AND MAKO SHARK CLUB: SEASON 1935-36.

FLY LEAVES AND WATERSIDE SKETCHES. By Gordon Mackie.

FLY LEAVES AND WATERSIDE SKETCHES. By Gordon Mackie.

SEA FISHING. By A.E. Cooper (Editor) and others. The Lonsdale Library Vol. XVII.

(1934) 1956 reprint. 8vo (145 x 220mm). Pp352. B/w photographs, illustrations. Tan buckram-backed cloth, gilt monogram to upper board, gilt titles.

At the time of publication this was the most comprehensive book on the subject. Mostly UK sea angling, but includes chapters on New Zealand and South Africa, on tarpon and bonefish, and on fish taxidermy. "By A.E. Cooper (Editor), the Marquis of Sligo, Eric Parker, Louis Babcock, P.N.R. Bartlett, A.F. Bell, C. Leo Biden, G. Bonnair de Maupas, Van Campen Heilner, T.E. Donne, O.W. Fenney, A. Fraser-Brunner, "Seangler," F.B. Hannam, J.R. Harris, C.S. Patterson, "Pelican," J.A. Sturch, W.K. Summers, Fred Taylor, etc., etc.". Chapters include: The literature of sea fishing; Boat management; Weather lore; Rods and reels; General tackle; Knots; Spinning; Casting; Baits; British sharks; The porbeagle and the blue shark; The tope; The skates and rays; The herrings; The sea trout; The conger; The garfish and the skipper; Cod, haddock, ling and hake; The pollock and the coalfish; The whiting; The John Dory; The bass; The red mullet; The wrasses; The mackerel; The tunny; The grey mullets; The sea bream; The black bream; The gurnards; The flat-fishes; The flounder; The angler fish; South Africa; New Zealand; The tarpon; The bone fish; Fish mounting and modelling.
£15.00
Availability: In stock
Book Code
2664
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Author Cooper (Austin Eric Sisson). (1899-1982).
Book Code 2664
ISBN B008LO9YWW
Book Description Some foxing. Good-plus in poor dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1934
Publisher Seeley Service.
Place London.