TIDE'S ENDING. By 'B.B.' Illustrated by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford, F.R.S.A., A.R.C.A. 1950 First edition.

TIDE'S ENDING. By 'B.B.' Illustrated by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford, F.R.S.A., A.R.C.A. 1950 First edition.


THE FISHERMAN'S BEDSIDE BOOK. Compiled by "B.B." Illustrated by Watkins-Pitchford, A.R.C.A. First edition. Soft leather binding.


.# (2003) 2015 2nd edition. Large 8vo (173 x 252mm). Ppx,159. Colour and b/w photographs, b/w vignettes by Tom O'Reilly, decorative end-papers, foreword by Kevin Clifford. Brown cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust-wrapper by Robin Armstrong. Numbered limitation label on half-title. .

.# This new edition, limited to only 350 copies, has a new retrospective chapter by Bob Buteux, a new dust-wrapper illustration by Robin Armstrong and a new introduction by Tom O'Reilly". From the forties to the present day [Bob] has devoted long days and nights in search of big carp, barbel, roach, chub, and pike. These trips have brought him close to many of the finest anglers of his generation. From fishing at Southill Park with Bill Quinlan, Ashela Pool with Tom Mintram and Jack Hilton, Long Life Pit with Len Arbery and Kevin Clifford. Also pleasant times on the Hampshire Avon with Peter Stone and Bill Warren and warm friendships with Richard Walker, B.B. and Fred J. Taylor ...over fifty years of coarse angling with some of the best contemporary anglers". Chapters include: Fishing with Dad; Gudgeon and gunfire; Poaching; Surplus fishing; The London clubs; Harry's brains; Suffering; Finding out; One good turn; The Monster in The Spinney; The Royalty; Southill memories; Crazy Corner; The Goldfish Pond; My mate Bill; Ashlea remembered; Back in the fray; Mug fish; Bill and Sonny Warren; Herts and Chiltern Anglers; Westbrook Mere; Early days, by Len Arbery; Later days, by Len Arbery; Longfield days; A bird in the hand; Seven Stars; The Long Life Pit; A tale of woe; The catch of a lifetime; The cottage at Canford, by Bob Harrington; Redmire at last; Meeting Fred; Redmire reunion, by Chris Ball; Collecting 'B.B.'; The Old Sod; Fishing books; The years roll on; My road trip with Bob, by Wayne Cryer.
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Author Buteux (Bob). (1929-2020).
Book Code 39173
Book Description Fine new hardback in dust-wrapper. Edition limited to 350 numbered copies.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2015
Publisher Little Egret Press.
Place St. Germans, Cornwall.