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1955 Prize Meeting of the Dominion of Canada Rifle Association to be held at Connaught Rifle Ranges, Ottawa. Programme, Prize List, Regulations and General Instructions
1 1955 Prize Meeting of the Dominion of Canada Rifle Association to be held at Connaught Rifle Ranges, Ottawa. Programme, Prize List, Regulations and General Instructions
Ottawa Dominion of Canada Rifle Association 1955 Card Covers Very Good 16mo. 
141 pages, plus ads. 6.75 x 4.75 inches. Very good condition: clean and unmarked in sound binding with sunning to spine and light soiling to rear cover Export ad as seen. The first 3 pink leaves are creased. 
Price: 71.50 CDN
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Canoe Trips in Canada. Issued under the Authority of the Honourable Jean Lesage, Minister of Northern Affairs & National Resources
2 Canoe Trips in Canada. Issued under the Authority of the Honourable Jean Lesage, Minister of Northern Affairs & National Resources
Ottawa, ON Canadian Government Travel Bureau 1956 Saddle Stapled Card Covers Very Good 8vo. 
14 pages plus covers. NS Legislative oval stamp and May 28 1956 stamp to cover, else clean and unmarked. Light creasing to pages. Brief text for each route (no maps, as issued), and lists at rear for suggested outfitting supplies. Type of fish and quality of fishing noted for most trips. 
Price: 32.50 CDN
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3 Souvenir Program of Nova Scotia Fisheries Exhibition and Fishermen's Reunion .1953
1953 Saddle Stapled Card Covers Good 8vo 
Souvenir Program of Nova Scotia Fisheries Exhibition and Fishermen's Reunion. Lunenburg Nova Scotia September 15 - 19, 1953. Measures 8.75 x 6 inches. Unpaginated (124 pages]. Comprehensive Lunenburg / fisheries item chock full of adverts, photos, &c. Also included are three newspaper clippings regarding the election of the Queen of the Sea, a leaflet from St. John's Anglican Church, and a ticket for Wednesday the 16th. 157 item Prise [prize] List at front for entries in the following categories: fresh and iced fish, smoked, pickled, dry fish, ship's equipment, fishing equipment, marine engines, marine arts and crafts, domestic and needlework. Lower half of first leaf torn out, otherwise complete. Holding well together with original staples rusted but secure. 
Price: 32.50 CDN
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Catching of the Whale and Seal; or, Henry Acton's Conversation with his son William on the Whale and Seal Fishery., Acton, Henry
4 Acton, Henry Catching of the Whale and Seal; or, Henry Acton's Conversation with his son William on the Whale and Seal Fishery.
Salem / New York Ives & Jewett / Gould and Newman 1838 Hardcover Fair 16mo. 
112 pages. Original leather spine; paper covered boards. Lacking front endpaper(s); 2 blanks present at rear. Frontispiece and four plates. Numerous head / tail vignettes. Covers rubbed; pages spotted; tears near gutter to lower margin of leaves up to page 32. Binding is sound. Some plates and vignettes with added colour. 
Price: 162.50 CDN
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The Mysteries of Trout Fishing, Ainsworth, Foster
5 Ainsworth, Foster The Mysteries of Trout Fishing
Hantsport, N.S. Lancelot Press 1988 0889993351 / 9780889993358 Second printing Card covers Very Good 12mo. David Langille 
48pp. 
Price: 13.00 CDN
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Atlantic Salmon & the Fly Fisherman [signed], Anderson, Gary
6 Anderson, Gary Atlantic Salmon & the Fly Fisherman [signed]
Toronto Doubleday 1985 0385232845 / 9780385232845 Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to. Inscribed by the author
[ix], 241 pages. Jacket spine sunned. Clean and unmarked save for warm authorial inscription on half-title. 
Price: 52.00 CDN
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The Scottish Deerhound with Notes on Its Origin and Characteristics, Bell, E. Weston
7 Bell, E. Weston The Scottish Deerhound with Notes on Its Origin and Characteristics
Edinburgh David Douglas 1892 Cloth Very Good 4to. 
138 pages, plus the 16 engraved plates. 20 page illustrated David Douglas October 1892 catalogue of Books on Sport & Natural History at rear. Green cloth considerably and unevenly tanned. Top edge gilded. Binding sound and hinges secure. Rubbed at head and foot of spine. Armorial bookplate to front endpaper. Some in-text illustration as well as the 16 plates called for, tissue guarded. A tidy example, without inscriptions. 
Price: 390.00 CDN
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A Treatyse of fysshynge wyth an Angle. Bibliotheca Curiosa, Berners, Dame Juliana
8 Berners, Dame Juliana A Treatyse of fysshynge wyth an Angle. Bibliotheca Curiosa
Edinburgh Privately Printed 1885 wraps Very Good 12 mo. 
viii, 36 pages. One of 275 copies issued. Signature of Church historian and hymn writer Athelstan Riley dated 1885 on first leaf. Endpapers foxed. An excellent example. Edited by "Piscator". 
Price: 84.50 CDN
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The Boke of St Albans. Containing Treatises on Hawking, Hunting and Cote Armour, Berners, Dame Juliana, [William Blades intro.]
9 Berners, Dame Juliana, [William Blades intro.] The Boke of St Albans. Containing Treatises on Hawking, Hunting and Cote Armour
London Elliot Stock 1881 Hardcover Very Good tall 4to. 
32 pages, followed by facsimile of the 1486 original. Blindstamped vellumish substance over boards; gilt to spine; fore-edge and lower edge not trimmed. Light soiling to covers and what appears to be a binder's repair or augmentation to fore-edge of upper board. Bookplate of Antony Mac Dermott to front pastedown. Offsetting to endpapers. Binding is sound; no inscriptions; very presentable. Due to size and weight, overseas customers please inquire for accurate shipping quote. 
Price: 195.00 CDN
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Angling Sports: In Nine Piscatory Eclogues. A New Attempt to Introduce a More Pleasing Variety and Mixture of Subjects and Characters into Pastoral. On the Plan of its Primitive Rules and Manners. Suited to the Entertainment of Retirement, and the Lovers, Browne, Moses
10 Browne, Moses Angling Sports: In Nine Piscatory Eclogues. A New Attempt to Introduce a More Pleasing Variety and Mixture of Subjects and Characters into Pastoral. On the Plan of its Primitive Rules and Manners. Suited to the Entertainment of Retirement, and the Lovers
London Edward And Charles Dilly 1773 Third edition leather Very Good 12mo. 
xxxvii, 136 pages. Complete with engraved frontispiece and half-title. Contemporary calf with edges worn and a bit chipped; rebacked in calf to match, retaining the original blank endpapers - 2 at front and 2 at rear. Ex Bibliotheca Piscatoria Ohlsoni plate to front pastedown. No inscriptions. Binding is sound. 
Price: 195.00 CDN
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FALCONRY in the VALLEY OF THE INDUS, Burton, Richard Francis
11 Burton, Richard Francis FALCONRY in the VALLEY OF THE INDUS
London John Van Voorst 1852 Hardcover Very Good 8vo. 
8 x 5.25 inches. One of only 500 copies printed. Original brown blind stamped pebbled cloth. Spine neatly rebacked in leather by Norrie Linton of Dalkeith. Two front and two rear endpapers from time of rebacking. The first original leaf is the half title; the final original leaf is page 8 of publisher's catalogue. Complete, with four plates as called for. This copy purchased at auction, Sotheby's 1992. Spotting to boards; foxing to plates though primarily to edges and not the illustration. Light tanning to page edges, with an occasional spot to text [most obtrusive is seen in photo of pp. 12/13]. No inscriptions save for small pen notation top left front endpaper dated 1992 and two inscriptions at head of half title, dated 1992 and (the larger in pencil) 1927. 
Price: 3835.00 CDN
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Letters To A Salmon Fisher's Sons, Chaytor, A. H.
12 Chaytor, A. H. Letters To A Salmon Fisher's Sons
London John Murray 1910 First Edition Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
xiv, 288. Original burgundy cloth with gilt fly to front. Top edge gilt (dulled). Bookplate of John Robson Young to front pastedown; more recent ownership signature unobtrusively to front endpaper near gutter at head. Two tiny worm holes at upper gutter near head. Fore-edge lightly speckled; contents generally clean; binding is sound. A pleasing example of this classic in first edition. 
Price: 227.50 CDN
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Woods, Places, Bears 'n Faces, Clark, Peter D.
13 Clark, Peter D. Woods, Places, Bears 'n Faces
Fredericton, N.B. Penniac Books 1995 0969964803 / 9780969964803 First Edition Card covers Very Good signed by author
87pp. Inscribed to former owner by the author on title page 
Price: 18.75 CDN
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Sporting Days, Colquhoun, John
14 Colquhoun, John Sporting Days
Edinburgh and London William Blackwood and Sons 1866 Cloth Very Good 12 Mo. 
viii, 255 pages, plus 20 page catalogue at rear. Old bookplate of Peter Carmichael to front pastedown, and unobtrusive more recent signature top left front endpaper (both seen in photo). Binding sound. Handwritten "Capt." in front of author's name on title page, else free of markings. A pleasing bright example. 
Price: 97.50 CDN
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The Moor and the Loch, Containing Minute Instructions in All Highland Sports with Wanderings over Crag and Correi, "Flood and Fell", Colquhoun, John
15 Colquhoun, John The Moor and the Loch, Containing Minute Instructions in All Highland Sports with Wanderings over Crag and Correi, "Flood and Fell"
Edinburgh and London William Blackwood and Sons 1851 Third edition leather Very Good 8vo. 
xvii, 405 pages, plus plates. All illustrations called for present, the full page plates each with tissue guard. Half leather over featherd boards. Top edge gilt. Three bookplates to front pastedown. J. Carrs & Co. Bookbinders Glasgow ticket top left verso of front endpaper. Binding is sound and contents clean. Very presentable. 
Price: 104.00 CDN
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Hackamore Reinsman [in English], Connell, Ed
16 Connell, Ed Hackamore Reinsman [in English]
Chico, Texas Longhorn Press 1969 Saddle Stapled Card Covers Very Good 8vo Randy Steffen 
68 pages. Clean and unmarked. Profusely illustrated. Eleventh printing. Text is in English. 
Price: 27.30 CDN
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Arkansas' Deer Herd, Donaldson, David; Carl Hunter and T. H. Holder
17 Donaldson, David; Carl Hunter and T. H. Holder Arkansas' Deer Herd
Little Rock, AK Arkansas Game and Fish Commission 1951 Comb-back Card Covers Very Good 8vo. 
72 pages. A little wear to covers and the number 779 top right front cover; else clean and unmarked. 
Price: 19.50 CDN
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Hunting the Alaska Brown Bear, Eddy, John W.
18 Eddy, John W. Hunting the Alaska Brown Bear
New York and London G. P. Putnam's Sons 1930 First Edition Cloth Good 8vo. 
xv, 253 pages plus photo plates and maps. Red cloth rubbed at extremities and titles. First edition stated; binding sound. The plate called for at page 146 has securely but not professionally been re-tipped in at page 160. Inscription in pencil to verso of first rear endpaper: "If this book should chance to roam Box it's ears and send home." 
Price: 106.25 CDN
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19 Exworth, E.J. Maxwell THE FISHING CLUB IN RETROSPECTIVE THE STORY OF LAC DU CAP FISH AND GAME CLUB
Montreal Atwater Press 1987 Card Covers Very Good 8vo 
151 pages. Clean and unmarked. A tied fly is attached to a piece of paper that is attached to the front endpaper with an inch of masking tape. Beneath the fly is written: "The Maxfly". 
Price: 32.50 CDN
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Sealing Steamers, Feltham, John
20 Feltham, John Sealing Steamers
St. John's, Newfoundland Harry Cuff Publications 1995 0921191987 / 9780921191988 Softcover Very Good 8vo. 
186 pages. Name and date to verso of front cover; else clean and unmarked, with no creasing to spine. 
Price: 39.00 CDN
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