New Zealand and international angling writing.
Fishing for sport, pleasure and food.
Fresh water coarse fishing, fly-fishing and salt-water shore based and deep-sea, big-game fishing.
Salmon sport fishing in New Zealand, covers all aspects of recreation and conservation, management and ecology etc, as well as cooking!
VG hardback in VG dust jacket with slight fade to spine, otherwise near fine copy.
Collins 1980 first edition, 174pp + plates. ISBN0002169754
VG softback, sewn binding.
Collins 1989 revised and expanded edition, 1584pp + plates. ISBN9781869500108
A complete guide.
fishing, trout, fly fishing, fly tying, fly tying, salmon, trout
VG hardback in VG dust jacket, lightly sunned to spine.
Reed 1978 first edition, 151pp + colour plates.
Draper finished this book off after Fred Fletcher passed away before they finished it together.
Reminiscences and yarns about fishing and hunting on and about New Zealand's Lake Taupo.
sporting, outdoors, wild foods
VG- hardback in G+ dust jacket.
Small area white out to fep, small name to half title.
Dust jacket has a taped tear to rear panel and small splits to edges.
Reed 1969 first edition, 148pp + b&w plates.
VG- hardback in VG dust jacket.
Stamp to front end paper and rear pastedown.
Reed 1969 first edition, 148pp + b&w plates.
Illustrated manual for the home Tier
Angling tips by a Taupo fisherman, with drawings and some photos.
Wet flies, streamers, dry flies, nymphs.
fly-fishing, new zealand
Good softback with worn wrappers, some foxing and soling.
$8 B/ letter rate internationally
Tackle House 1973 first edition stapled wrappers, 40pp.
Based on a study of the entomology of New Zealand's rivers, Draper gives a catalogue of Trout fly-fishing lures.
An excellent resource for the fly-fisherman.
angling, entomology, fishing, trout, sports
VG+ hardback in VG+ dust jacket.
Pen gift inscription to free end paper.
Reed 1971 first edition, 182pp + plates.
Anecdotes from sixty years of fishing, Ferris remembers the ' memorable characters ' he has encountered.
Chapters on South Canterbury, Taupo, Waiotaka, Lake Rotoiti, Murupara, The Hawea, Clutha, Ahuriri, Mataura, Canterbury including Ellesmere, Nelson and the Riwaka, North Canterbury and the West Coast.
angling, flyfishing, memoirs
VG+ hardback in VG+ dust jacket
Heinemann 1970 first edition, 155pp+ plates.
A complete and comprehensive work on fly fishing.
Signed in ink [Best Wishes | George Ferris | Dec 1954].
VG hardback with no dust jacket.
Signed by author to fep, lightly handled boards.
Heinemann 1954 first edition cloth, xv 242pp+ plates.
Complete guide to New Zealand trout fishing.
Covers habitat, equipment and technique, to preparation of fish for eating or smoking.
fishing, angling, trout, slamon, cooking
VG hardback in VG dust jacket with lightly sunned spine.
Whitcoulls 1979 first edition, 207pp.
Zane Grey describes his thrilling encounters with swordfish, marlin, and mako sharks in the big-game fishing waters of New Zealand. Previously unpublished account of his trips to Mercury Bay, combined with his deep-sea fishing yarns from Tales of the Angler's Eldorado, New Zealand.
Heinemann Reed 1990, 152pp+ plates.
Zane Grey spent his vacations in New Zealand, angling for trout and salt-water big game such as shark and marlin. He recounts his adventures in New Zealand waters, and the local guides and characters he knew.
angling, game fishing, swordfish, salt water, facsimile
G+ paperback, biro gift inscription to first page.
Wilson and Horton (undated) facsimile of the Hodder and Stoughton 1926 edition
Trout fly fishing as well as sea angling in New Zealand waters.
Youth and fishing; Intangible values; A touch of mercy; How day-dreams are made; Taupo sport; Selective sport; Fishless days and fishless nights; Which brown trout?; Hitting the myths; Salt on their tails; Salt on their tails, too!; The threadliner at sea; Which fly?; My favourite things; Culinary ways; A true New Zealand sportsman; Trout farming; The truth about sportfishing; How to release trout; Maori fishing calendar.
angling, fishing, trout, salt water fishing, sports
VG hardback in VG dust jacket with small chip and light vertical crease to lower panel.
Reed 1979 first edition,x 152pp + plates.
A companion to the author's Sea Anglers Fishes of New Zealand.
Illustrated frontis by A Fraser-Brunner, other illustrations are black and white photos..
angling, big game fishing, shark, marlin
VG- hardback in VG- dust jacket price with short tear top edge rear panel and short split at head of spine fold.
free end paper corner clipped, some mottling to lower edge of the cloth boards.
Hodder 1958 First Edition, 127pp + plates.
A Bedside book of Trout Fishing in New Zealand
angling, G E Mannering, Tongariro, Waipunga, Huka Lodge, Temple Sutherland,
VG hardback in VG dust jacket with one small chip from tail of spine
Collins 1979 first edition hard cover, 227pp + colour plates.
Sutherland recounts angling adventures all over New Zealand, the "Fisherman's El Dorado"
fishing, angling, sport
VG hardback in G+ dust jacket signed 'Best wishes Temple Sutherland " at top of title page.
With worn edges split at the spine ends of the joints, slight chipping loss at tail of jacket spine, short tear at top spine corner of rear jacket panel.
Reed 1963 first edition hardcover, 234pp + plates.
Illustrated throughout by Nevile Lodge.
Humour based around fly fishing by New Zealand author and cartoonist.
cartoon, graphic art, angling, kiwi culture, 1950s
G+ hardback in G+ dust jacket.
Jacket rubbed to edges, spine sunned and faded, name to first page.
Reed 1963 reprint, 143pp.
VG hardback in G+ dust jacket.
Jacket rubbed to edges, spine sunned and faded, label lift to jacket.
Reed 1961 first edition, 143pp.
VG- small damp ripple lower corner front pages.
$10 C/C [Item# 243 HNT]
Random Century 1990 softcover, 376pp + colour photos and illustrations in the text. ISBN 1869410904