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Collection of 40 books / publications on Fly Fishing, General Angling [Sharks, Trout, Salmon etc.] plus one vintage metal box with antique / vintage Flies, professionally tied in early 20th century Ir

Houghton, Rev. William / Bowden-Smith, Richard / Prosek, James [Walton, Isaac]/ Brooks, Joe and many others.

Collection of 40 books / publications on Fly Fishing, General Angling [Sharks, Trout, Salmon etc.] plus one vintage metal box with 85 (!) antique / vintage Flies (Salmon-Flies / Trout-Flies), professionally tied in early 20th century Ireland (West Cork, c.1920-1940). Published between the years 1851 and 1999, the excellent collection includes for example William Houghton’s 1879-edition of British Fresh-Water Fishes with all the chromolithographs, the very rare, first ever publication on Salt-Water-Flyfishing, with hand-coloured plates on Connemara Fly Fishing from 1851 with Flyfishing and Angling in America / Nova Scotia / Connemara – Fly-Fishing at Lough Ina, near Clifden, in Bertraghboy Bay, at the Skyard Rocks, at Deer Island and off the Isle of Mweenish and the Isle of Arran etc.

London and other places of print, Harper Collins / William Mackenzie / John Van Voorst and others, 1851-1999. Octavo. More than 3000 pages with many illustrations for the Beginner as well as the Advanced Angler. Original Hardcover and Softcover publications, often with the rare illustrated dustjacket in protective collector’s Mylar. Many of the publications with some signs of wear but overall, and especially the collector’s items in excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. The historical publications are true gems for the collector and this collection would be the perfect foundation for a meaningful Fly-Fishing-Library. This collection is the perfect gift for the Fly-Fisher. [Please ask for a full list with details and photographs of the books included in this collection]. The price includes an upgrade to worldwide free shipping of the collection per DHL Express Courier.

EUR 4.500,-- 

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Tennent, Collection of 32 books (thirtytwo) on Hunting and Shooting

Roberts, Ned H. / Tennent, Sir J. Emerson / Reichenbach, William / Mulholland, Rosa / Himmelwright, A.L.A./ Lenk, Torsten / Wagner, Eduard / Stone, George Cameron / Ffoulkes, Charles / Daehnhardt, Rainer and Neal W.Keith and many others.

Excellent collection of 45 books (fortyfive) on Sporting, Hunting, Gaming, Dogs & Hunting Dogs, Duck Shooting, Wildfowling, Historical Hunting-Methods, Shooting and the History of Guns, Armor and Weaponry from a Gun-collector and Sportsman: The Wild-Fowler / British Field-Sports / American Duck Shooting / The History of the Pistol and Revolver / The Sporting Life / Gun Collecting / The Story of The Guns / Shotgun Psychology / History of Arms and Armour / Sporting Powder – Nitro-Lignin / 22 Caliber Varmint Rifles / The Modern Sportsman’s Gun and Rifle / Cut and Thrust Weapons / The Flintlock – its origin and development / A Glossary of the Construction Decoration and Use of Arms and Armour in all countries and in all times / The Gun-Founders of England / The Muzzle-Loading Cap Lock Rifle (Roberts) / Espingarda Perfeyta – The Perfect Gun etc. etc.

45 Volumes. London and other Places of Print, Longman, Green and others, 1864-2012. Octavo. c.3000 pages with illustrations Original Hardcover and Softcover-Bindings. Most of the volumes in very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Some volumes slightly damaged. Several Volumes professionally restored and rebound in excellent recent bindings (ask for more images and detailed list). Please ask for a full list of titles. The price includes an upgrade to worldwide free shipping of the collection per DHL Express Courier.

EUR 2.800,-- 

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Sikes, Personal Papers and Archival Material Related to the Life and Career of S

Sikes, Sylvia / [Natural History of the African Elephant]

Personal Papers / Archive of Material Related to the Life and Career of Zoologist Sylvia Sikes, the Foremost African Elephant Specialist of her time. All materials from her personal collection / working copies and manuscript material. Including her extensive, two-volume-thesis: “Cardiovascular Disease in Freeliving Wild Animals with particular Reference to the African Elephant (Loxodonta africana)”. A collection of professional and academic papers, copies of Sikes’ monographs, zoological manuscripts and a plethora of photographs and personal newsletters, letters, pamphlets and manuscripts spanning seven decades of Sikes’ personal and professional life in Africa and the UK. The collection is composed of 92 specific pieces (some of which are comprised of one or more items). A detailed bibliography of the collection has been outlined in a Word Document (please request). The collection also includes personal copies of three monographs Sylvia Sikes has published, an original copy of her two-volume doctoral thesis, 37 academic articles and 5 unpublished draft manuscripts. There are also 7 booklets and a book by a third author among the collection. The collection is rounded off by a large number of vintage colour and monochrome photographs, letters, single-sheet newsletters, newspaper and magazine cuttings.

Africa and the UK, Various, 1937 – 2012. 21 cm x 26 cm – 24.5 cm x 31 cm. Circa 2,500+ pages. Numerous monochrome and colour photographs throughout the collection. Includes Hardcover book with dustjacket, softcover book, reprints of academic journal articles in paper wrappers and a variety of loose material in cellophane files. The archive, running from 1937 to 2012, is contained in two green (24.5 cm x 31 cm x 10.5 cm) boxes, four additional folders (32 cm x 24 cm) and two hardcover volumes (21.5 cm x 26cm). Very good condition.

EUR 7.500,-- 

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