Here are 19 fishing titles in stock, as of August 2, 2012 at Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire. And, here is how to place an order. Thank you for visiting, RAY

1. Brykczynski, Terry; Reuther, David; and, Thorn, John (edited by), THE ARMCHAIR ANGLER, Galahad Books, New York, (1994), ill. by Bill Elliott, 404pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0883658763 The selections in this volume range from classic pieces by Isaak Walton and R.D. Blackmore to writings by such contemporary favorites as Arnold Gingrich, Nick Lyons, Patrick McManus and Ernest Schwiebert. Every type of fishing experience is explored., (Order No: 26480 ), $6.50

2. Claflin, Bert, BLAZED TRAILS FOR ANGLERS, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1949 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 238pp, index, good, maroon cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), "In this book many of the best waters for all species of fish are named; the most successful methods of taking them with rod, reel, and line are explained; the proper equipments are described. Authentic anecdotes, serious and not so serious, are offered for the entertainment of readers.", (Order No: 45088 ), $14.50

3. Evanoff, Vlad, SPIN FISHING: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO FRESH- AND SALT-WATER FISHING, A.S. Barnes and Company, Inc, New York, (1963), B&W illustrations, 217pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 24834 ), $14.50

4. Hamilton, G. D., TROUT-FISHING AND SPORT IN MAORILAND, Derrydale Press, Lyon, MS, 1994, B&W illustrations, 428pp, map, fine, leather, all edges gilt, gilt stampings (hardcover), Reprint of the 1904 edition. One of 2500 copies., (Order No: 13113 ), $15.00

5. Hammond, Bryn, HALCYON DAYS - THE NATURE OF TROUT FISHING AND FISHERMEN, Ragged Mountain Press, Camden, ME, (1992) 1st ptg, 246pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0070258945 This book celebrates a world where the important thing - the only thing - is going trout fishing., (Order No: 57006 ), $7.50

6. Hand, Richard A., A BOOKMAN'S GUIDE TO HUNTING, SHOOTING, ANGLING, AND RELATED SUBJECTS, The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Metuchen, NJ, 1991, 1176pp, fine, brown cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket as published, ISBN 0810823330 A Compilation of Over 13,450 Catalogue Entries with Prices, and Annotations, both Bibliographical and Descriptive., (Order No: 49865 ), $45.00

7. Hardy, L. R., THE HOUSE OF HARDY - HARDY'S ANGLERS' GUIDE AND CATALOGUE - 1954 61ST EDITION, Hardy Bros., Alnwick, England, (1954), B&W and color illustrations, 212pp, good, wraps (softcover) faint dampstain top of a few pages, 1954 twenty-seven page Price List is laid in. "The World's Angling Specialists", (Order No: 62284 ), $45.00

8. Homel, Dan, OLD FISHING TACKLE AND COLLECTIBLES, Forest Park Publishers, Bellingham, WA, (1996) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 95pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) small crease on front cover, ISBN 1879522020 A History, Identification and Valuation Guide., (Order No: 59718 ), $12.00

9. Le Danois, Edouard (with the collaboration of Jacques Millot, Theodore Monod, and Paul Budker), FISHES OF THE WORLD, A. S. Barnes and Company, New York, (1961) 2nd ptg, 30 color photos, B&W ill., 190pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The author and his collaborators describe in detail how fishes of even the rarest species live and breed in their varied habitats. The photographs are remarkable--included are the first color photographs of the famous coelacanth and the Antarctic nototheniid fishes., (Order No: 16329 ), $12.50

10. Merwin, John, THE BATTENKILL: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF A GREAT TROUT RIVER - ITS HISTORY, PEOPLE, AND FISHING POSSIBILITIES, Lyons & Burford, Publishers, New York, (1993) 3rd ptg, B&W illustrations, 190pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1558212086, (Order No: 61032 ), $30.00

11. Pennaz, Steve (director), FRESHWATER FISHING SECRETS II, North American Fishing Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota, (1992) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 282pp, fine, blue cloth, pictorial pastedown, (hardcover), ISBN 091469748X, (Order No: 50436 ), $5.00

12. Rosenbauer, Tom (text by), CASTING ILLUSIONS: THE WORLD OF FLY-FISHING, Thomasson-Grant, Charlottesville, VA, (1989), color ill., 144pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0934738505 For this volume, leading outdoors photographers, many of them fly-fishing authorities in their own right, recorded some of the sport's best moments in the world's most magnificent waters., (Order No: 26418 ), $8.00

13. Shaw, Fred. G., THE SCIENCE OF FLY FISHING FOR TROUT, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1925 1st ed, 18 B&W plates, 16 diagrams, 341pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) light edgewear, (Order No: 8408 ), $40.00

14. Smith, Captain Sylvanus, FISHERIES OF CAPE ANN - [MASSACHUSETTS], Press of Gloucester Times Co, Gloucester, MA, 1915, B&W illustrations, 131pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) wear to spine and boards, A Collection of Reminiscent Narratives of Fishing and Coasting Trips; Descriptive Stories of "Sandy Bay" and "The Harbor"; also Some Interesting Comment on Fisheries Legislation and Cause of the Decline of the Fisheries; with a Prophetic Glimpse Into the Future., (Order No: 53912 ), $145.00

15. Stilwell, Hart (signed by the author), FISHING IN MEXICO, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1948 1st ed, color frontis, B&W ill., 296pp, index, good, maroon cloth (hardcover) no jacket faded spine - SEE NOTE, Contents include: The West Coast; The Lakes and Streams; The East Coast. CONDITION NOTE CONTINUED - fade to spine and some water spotting to cloth, light water mark top edge on the first few pages., (Order No: 45089 ), $25.00

16. Strangis, Jay Michael (editor), FRESHWATER FISHING SECRETS, North American Fishing Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota, (1990) 7th ptg, B&W illustrations, 354pp, fine, blue cloth, pictorial pastedown, (hardcover), ISBN 0914697307, (Order No: 50435 ), $5.00

17. Vail, Mike (edited by), NAFC MEMBERS' COOKBOOK 1996 - 1996 NORTH AMERICAN FISHING CLUB MEMBERS'COOKBOOK, North American Fishing Club, Minnetonka, Minnesota, (1996), B&W illustrations, 191pp, fine, blue cloth, pictorial pastedown, (hardcover), ISBN 0914697668, (Order No: 50332 ), $7.50

18. Vail, Mike (editor), NAFC MEMBERS' COOKBOOK 1998 - 1998 NORTH AMERICAN FISHING CLUB MEMBERS' COOKBOOK, North American Fishing Club, Minnetonka, Minnesota, (1998), 224pp, fine, blue cloth, pictorial pastedown, (hardcover), ISBN 1581590024, (Order No: 50334 ), $5.00

19. Walford, Lionel A., MARINE GAME FISHES OF THE PACIFIC COAST FROM ALASKA TO THE EQUATOR, T.F.H. Publications, Inc., Neptune, NJ, 1974, 70 B&W & color plates, ill., 205pp, plates, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), Reprint of the 1937 edition published by University of California Press, Berkeley, without change except for the addition of a new introduction, colored frontispiece reproduced in black and white at original position and in color at the end of the book, title page reproduced only in black and white, and color plates printed on both sides of each page., (Order No: 13010 ), $5.00

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