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BRITISH ANGLERS' NATURAL HISTORY.  BRITAIN IN PICTURES SERIES., Boulenger, E.G.
1 Boulenger, E.G. BRITISH ANGLERS' NATURAL HISTORY. BRITAIN IN PICTURES SERIES.
Collins, London, 1946, first edition. 
48 pp, 8 7/8" H, hard cover in dust jacket. 8 colour plates, 22 b&w illustrations. "....a guide to the fishes and insects which inhabit our streams and rivers. (The author) describes, with fascinating detail and anecdote, such things as the life of the eel and the salmon, the gruesome habits of lampreys and the ferociousness of the small stickleback...." Area of light browning on free endpapers, browning and tiny foxing marks on top of textblock, light edge wear, very light browning to edg es of boards, tiny area of glue residue on front board. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, very light browning, very light rubbing/soiling on rear panel, very light waterstain at top inside edge of rear panel, light browning on in s i d e o f f l aps, one small closed tear. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
2 Enlow, Harold L. HOW TO CARVE FOLK FIGURES AND A CIGAR-STORE INDIAN.
New York Dover 1979 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
57 pp, small 4to (10 7/8" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w with photographs, patterns and drawings showing techniques. "(P)rofessional carver Harold Enlow uses simple steps to produce distinctive features on his folk figures. Following the step-by-step instructions and numerous illustrations, you can make any of ten projects conceived by the Dogpatch, Arkansas wood carver: Bust of an Old Man; Grandpa with a Cane; Granny Sweeping; Bust of a Young Girl; Little Girl with a Rag Doll; Barefoot Boy with Frog; Retirement Fund; Concertina Player; Indian Bust; Cigar-Store Indian. Naturally, the projects do increase in difficulty, especially with the last four projects, which are several times larger than the earlier ones. The method is purposeful, though, for it is designed to prepare you to tackle the culmination of folk figure carving, the cigar-store Indian. Whether you are experienced or just beginning, you will fnd these folk figures a charming and challenging collection to carve." Interior - very light browning to page edges, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, light browning to edges of rear cover, minor rubbing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
WIZARD SERIES.  7 VOLUMES FROM THE SERIES: THE WIZARD OF 4TH STREET / THE WIZARD OF WHITECHAPEL / THE WIZARD OF SUNSET STRIP / THE WIZARD OF RUE MORGUE / THE SAMURAI WIZARD / THE WIZARD OF SANTA FE / THE WIZARD OF LOVECRAFT'S CAFE., Hawke, Simon.
3 Hawke, Simon. WIZARD SERIES. 7 VOLUMES FROM THE SERIES: THE WIZARD OF 4TH STREET / THE WIZARD OF WHITECHAPEL / THE WIZARD OF SUNSET STRIP / THE WIZARD OF RUE MORGUE / THE SAMURAI WIZARD / THE WIZARD OF SANTA FE / THE WIZARD OF LOVECRAFT'S CAFE.
New York Popular Library Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good - Dave Mattingly, cover art. 
Seven books from Simon Hawke's 'Wizard Series', 6 3/4" H. *The group on offer here does not include the prequel (The Wizard of Camelot), the final volume (The Last Wizard) or the spinoff (The Nine Lives of Catseye Gomez).* 1. The Wizard of 4th Street - 247 pp, 3rd printing, ISBN 0445208422 - Wyrdrune (a less-than-competent student wizard) and Kira (a beautiful cat burglar) have "managed to pull off the heist of the 23rd century. The place was a posh Fifth Avenue gallery. The room was full of sorcerers bidding their heads off - and Wyrdrune and Kira made off with three invaluable jewels. Now, they've got hired killers, Arab magnates, and every punk magician in New York after them. The real trouble is that the stones are enchanted. Which means they keep coming back to Wyrdrune, and he can't get rid of them - or Kira - for love or money. It's going to take serious thaumaturgic research to unravel a mysterious spell that goes back to the dawn of time." 2. The Wizard of Whitechapel - 215 pp, 2nd printing, ISBN 0445203048 - "A telephathic dream shared by (Wyrdrune and Kira); a dream that called them to England to save the last survivor of Camelot. Only when they awoke, the nightmare became real. An enchantment from the dawn of time united (them) with a shady French witch, a 300-pound fairy, and a feisty thirteen-year-old English punk street urchin named Billy Slade - who is a lot more than what he seems. But can this unlikely team prevail over the awesome, ancient power that is loose in London, stalking the mist-enshrouded streets at night and savaging its victims? Can anything defeat the necromancy of the Dark Ones?" 3. The Wizard of Sunset Strip - 202 pp, 2nd printing, ISBN 0445207027 - "A devil haunts the City of Angels - a fiend who is carving his own Hollywood legend on the bodies of young women. Is the killer a psychopath? Or a relentless evil from the dawn of time? Only (Wyrdrune, Kira and Billy Slade) can tackle the case that baffles the police. Why are people disap-pearing? Why was the only suspect torn to pieces in his jail cell? From the glitz and glamour of Tinsel-town to movie sets where ominous shadows leave footprints in the ground, Wyrdrune and his band must find a way to stop the murders - before a fantasyland of eternal horror is created in a temple of innocence." 4. The Wizard of the Rue Morgue - 201 pp, 1st printing, ISBN 0445207043 - "Responding to an ally's plea, the bearers of the runestones must outwit the gendarmes to free an innocent man. Meanwhile, Parisian street children are disappearing as a chain of bizarre slaughters brings a new horror to the Rue Morgue. And beneath the streets, in the seweres and Catacombs, the immortal Dark Ones prepare a gruesome trap to destroy the runestones. Their plan: unleash a bestial army on Paris and drown the city in a sea of blood." 5. The Samura Wizard - 214 pp, 1st printing, ISBN 0446361321 - "Tokyo, Japan, a thriving metropolis powered by a blend of technology and magic. But some inhuman entity is murdering women and Inspector Akiro Katayama, sorcerer agent in charge of crimes involving magic, has just one clue to work with - a dragon's scale. Enlisting the aid of Japan's greatest wizard and a streetwise homicide detective, he tries desperately to solve the case - but he has no idea of the awewome power he is dealing with. (Wyrdrune, Kira, Billy Slade & Modred are the only ones who) know the identity of the beautiful necromancer behind the killings - but can they stop her before she unleashes the most deadly spell of all?" 6. The Wizard of Santa Fe - 349 pp, 1st printing, ISBN 0446361941 - "The Pueblo Indians called it the Dancing Ground of the Sun, but now an evil force from the dawn of time threatens to turn this peacful city into a place of eternal darkness. With the coming of the Second Thaumaturgic Age magic has returned to the city, and it is here that adept Paul Ramirez hopes to pass on the old knowledge he has gained from the legendary Merlin Ambrosius. Soon, however, he'll find himself tracking down a vicious killer - in league with (Kira, Wyrdrune, Billy Slade) and a tough-talking one-eyed cat named Gomez. He'll need all the help he can get - on a Santa Fe trail of necromancy fast turning into a blood-soaked Festival of the Damned!" 7. The Wizard of Love-craft's Cafe - 210 pp, 1st printing, ISBN 0446365173 - "Undercover cop John Angelo had enough to worry about, posing as a contract killer to infiltrate the mob. Then a necromantic ambush results in his death, and Angleo comes back as something more than what he was - a blend of his own personality with that of a two-thousand-year-old sorcerer - Modred. His wizard half is needed to help Wyrdrune and Kira defeat the ancient Dark Ones now united to destroy the mystic Runestones, whose magic spell has pursued evil from the dawn of time. But his undercover cop half has lost his memory and thinks he's the lethal hit man Johnny Angel. And now Johnny is being stalked by an immortal killer - one who makes even the mob look like a bunch of amateurs!" All volumes have a slight lean to the spine, light edge wear - a little more on '...4th street' and '...Whitechapel', light browning to edges of text block; '...Samurai' and '...Sante Fe' have light creases on spine; ...Whitechapel has a looped ink line at top of front cover and water stains/waviness at bottom of book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
4 Jones, Ken, editor. MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 27 NO. 5 1997
Hemel Hempstead Nexus 1997 00264083 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
66 pp, 11 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, drawings. Contents: New York's Finest: America's 14th Annual Long Island military modelling show; Sergeant Cacciatori D'Africa at Adua 1889: Building a 120mm Italian soldier from a 19th century African campaign; Fortress Louisbourg: Reconstruction of an 18th century French fortress town in Nova Scotia; IFOR Armour in Bosnia: The first of an illustrated three part feature on some of the many and varied armoured vehicles from different countries in service with the International Force; British Cavalry Regiments Remembered: Concluding the two-part feature on the 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars; The 1997 Napoleonic Fair: Photo reports on the recent event held in London; The Tank Modelling Course: First of a two-part feature on how to tackle a more complicated resin kit; Notice Board: All the latest news for military modellers; Observation Post: The monthly news column for wargarmers; On Parade!: Books Reviewed; Soldier Box: A monthly column for collectors of toy soldiers; Small Scale Scene: Monthly column for military vehicle modellers; "ATTEN-SHUN!": New products reviewed. Interior - tiny crease at bottom corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, very light wear on spine, one tiny corner crease. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
MANNERS AND MONUMENTS OF PREHISTORIC PEOPLES., Nadaillac, The Marquis de.  Translated by Nancy Bell (N. D'Anvers).
5 Nadaillac, The Marquis de. Translated by Nancy Bell (N. D'Anvers). MANNERS AND MONUMENTS OF PREHISTORIC PEOPLES.
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1892 First American Edition Hard Cover Good 
412 pp, 8 3/4" H. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering/decoration on front board, top edge gilt. 113 b&w illustrations, including tissue-covered frontispiece. Contents: The Stone Age, its Duration, and its Place in Time; Food, Cannibalism, Mammals, Fish, Hunting and Fishing, Navigation; Weapons, Tools, Pottery - Origin of the Use of Fire, Clothing, Ornaments - Early Artistic Efforts; Caves, Kitchen-Middings, Lake Stations, "Terremares", Crannoges, Burghs, "Nurhags", "Talayoti", and "Truddhi"; Megalithic Monuments; Industry, Commerce, Social Organization - Fights, Wounds and Trepanation; Camps, Fortifications, Vitrified Forts - Santorin - The Towns upon the Hill of Hissarlik; Tombs; Index. Inside rear hinge has splitting to paper but is holding firmly, two edge tears on page leaf 403/404 - archivally taped, small 'v' tear on page leaf 407/408 - archivally taped, small area of browning at bottom of inside front hinge, browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block, light edge wear - more at corners and at top/bottom of spine, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light waviness on spine, faint staining on half of rear board. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
POND, LAKE AND STREAM FISHING:  A BOOK OF GENERAL ADVICE ON FRESH-WATER FISHING., Robinson, Ben C.
6 Robinson, Ben C. POND, LAKE AND STREAM FISHING: A BOOK OF GENERAL ADVICE ON FRESH-WATER FISHING.
Philadelphia David McKay 1941 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 
370 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" ). B&w photographs, drawings. "Whether it be in pursuit of the wily speckled brook trout, the leaping bronze-backed black bass, the savage tiger-muskellunge of the north or just a plain day's fishing for more common pan fish, the reader will discover advice and information for every kind of freshwater angling. Beautiful and instructive halftone illustrations of fishing scenes and action on lake and stream punctuate the continuity of the text, with additional pen and ink sketches to explain the more technical points." Main section headings: Generalities for Angling; Live Bait Fishing; Fly Fishing; Bait Casting. Minor soiling to edges of text block, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has great wrap-around color fishing scene, small chips, creases and closed tears at edges - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds; a few small scuffs; is price-clipped, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE RISTIGOUCHE AND ITS SALMON FISHING, WITH A CHAPTER ON ANGLING LITERATURE., Sage, Dean.  Edited by Colonel Henry A. Siegel and Harry C. Marschalk, Jr.  Introduction by Arnold Gingrich.  Notice by DeWitt Sage.
7 Sage, Dean. Edited by Colonel Henry A. Siegel and Harry C. Marschalk, Jr. Introduction by Arnold Gingrich. Notice by DeWitt Sage. THE RISTIGOUCHE AND ITS SALMON FISHING, WITH A CHAPTER ON ANGLING LITERATURE.
Goshen, Connecticut Angler's and Shooter's Press 1973 Limited Edition. Full-Leather Very Good+ Charles DeFeo and Ogden M. Pleissner. 
(xxxvi), (xvi), 304 pp, 12 3/4" H. No. 115 of 250 copies, initialled on limitation page by both editors. Full dark blue leather with bevelled edges, five raised bands and gilt lettering/decoration on spine, gilt banding and illustration of bird of prey with salmon on front board. Top edge gilt, integral ribbon bookmark, marbled endpapers. A facsimile of the 1888 edition, reproducing the original b&w illustrations, fold-out map, decorative headpieces and initial capitals, etc., with the addition of a tissue-covered colour frontispiece by Charles DeFeo - "Dean Sage's Favorite Flies" (signed) and a colour plate by Ogden M. Pleissner (signed). Chapter headings: The River; Canoes and Indians; Camp Harmony; The Salmon; Tackle and How to Use It; The Salmon of the Matapedia Bridge; Hours for Angling; The Waugan et Infra; The Season of 1885; The Adventures of 1886; Angling Literature. Includes an Introduction by Arnold Gingrich, "A Notice of Dean Sage" by DeWitt L. Sage and a Bibliography. The verso of the free front endpaper shows some separation at the hinge (not visible from the front) - probably due to the thickness of the paper. Very minor wear at top/bottom corner of rear board and at bottom of rear hinge, very minor wear on bottom edge of both boards, small light scuff (approx. 3/4") to gilt on top of text block. A very handsome production. Additional pictures available on request. Very Good+ to Near Fine 
Price: 1250.00 USD
 
 
SAIL AWAY!  A GUIDE TO OUTFITTING AND PROVISIONING FOR CRUISING., Shard, Paul and Shard, Sheryl.
8 Shard, Paul and Shard, Sheryl. SAIL AWAY! A GUIDE TO OUTFITTING AND PROVISIONING FOR CRUISING.
Pelagic Press, Mississauga, Ontario, 1995. 
249 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), soft cover. ISBN 1896575005 B&w photographs, drawings, tables. "Veteran cruisers Paul and Sheryl Shard have written this in-depth guide on preparing for long-distance cruising. Entertaining personal anedotes on their adve ntures around the Atlantic combined with practical tips for enjoyable and affordable voyaging make this book a 'must-have' for your cruising library. Contains recommendations on selecting a boat and equipment plus suggested maintenance rou t i n e s , s a mple provision lists, templates for setting up an inventory manual and sections on researching destinations and determining expenses." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing, very min or e dg e we ar . Ve ry Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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