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Sawyer, Frank; Vines, Sydney
Published by Unwin Hyman, London (1984)
ISBN 10: 0047990236 ISBN 13: 9780047990236
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Book Description Unwin Hyman, London, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 0047990236 204pp. (light blue spine) 8vo. large. 1984. First edition. A lovely, clean, tight very good plus copy in like jacket. Original publisher's blue boards - gilt embossed to the spine. No inscriptions. A bump to the head of the spine with slight creasing to the overlying jacket and a light bump to the tail of the spine. The jacket has not been price-clipped. A very good plus well preserved copy. Shipping from the UK. Bookseller Inventory # 237249

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Sawyer, Frank; Vines, Sydney
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Book Description George Allen & Unwin. London. 1984 1st edition. 8vo (160 x 240mm). Pp204. B/w illustrations by George Woodford. Blue boards, spine titled in gilt. Browning to edges and end-papers. Good-plus in used dust-wrapper. "Frank Sawyer was a man of Wiltshire - fisherman, river-keeper, inventor, naturalist, writer, broadcaster and countryman. He seldom strayed far in his 73 years from the villages of the valley of the upper Avon where he was born and died. But his fame spread across the world. He will be remembered for the way in which, with his tiny nymphs, he advanced the delicate art of fly fishing; but he was much more than a fisherman. He was a true countryman, full of wisdom and country lore, and loved the river Avon and the wild creatures who lived by and in it." Chapters include: Part One - Boyhood: Early days at the Mill Cottage; Snaring big pike with father; Tickling trout; Fly fishing and the pike that bit; An idyll at Latton; The untearable suit; Disaster with a wasps' nest; sunstroke, moorhens, and jackboots; 'Alfy's in the water, Alfy's gone'; The great eel; The end of boyhood. Part Two - Manhood: Sawyer in his teens; The Twenties and Thirties; Sir Grimwood Mears; Fishing for television; Keeper of the stream; How to tie the Sawyer nymphs - Pheasant Tail Nymph, Grey Goose, Grayling or Killer Bug; fishing the Sawyer way; Relationships - Charles Ritz, Alex Behrendt, Oliver Kite, Howard Marshall, Wally Read; The river keeper - how the Avon was revived; The buried treasure; The humane trap; The Sawyer that I knew. Bookseller Inventory # 34108

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Sawyer, Frank; Vines, Sydney
Published by George Allen Unwin, London. (1984)
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Book Description George Allen Unwin, London., 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. London: George Allen Unwin, 1984. 1st edition. Illustrated, large 8vo., hardcovers. Very good in very good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 010391

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Book Description George Allen & Unwin. London. 1984 1st edition. 8vo (160 x 240mm). Pp204. B/w illustrations by George Woodford. Blue boards, spine titled in gilt. End-papers a little marked. Boards very slightly bumped but very good in price-clipped dust-wrapper. "Frank Sawyer was a man of Wiltshire - fisherman, river-keeper, inventor, naturalist, writer, broadcaster and countryman. He seldom strayed far in his 73 years from the villages of the valley of the upper Avon where he was born and died. But his fame spread across the world. He will be remembered for the way in which, with his tiny nymphs, he advanced the delicate art of fly fishing; but he was much more than a fisherman. He was a true countryman, full of wisdom and country lore, and loved the river Avon and the wild creatures who lived by and in it." Chapters include: Part One - Boyhood: Early days at the Mill Cottage; Snaring big pike with father; Tickling trout; Fly fishing and the pike that bit; An idyll at Latton; The untearable suit; Disaster with a wasps' nest; sunstroke, moorhens, and jackboots; 'Alfy's in the water, Alfy's gone'; The great eel; The end of boyhood. Part Two - Manhood: Sawyer in his teens; The Twenties and Thirties; Sir Grimwood Mears; Fishing for television; Keeper of the stream; How to tie the Sawyer nymphs - Pheasant Tail Nymph, Grey Goose, Grayling or Killer Bug; fishing the Sawyer way; Relationships - Charles Ritz, Alex Behrendt, Oliver Kite, Howard Marshall, Wally Read; The river keeper - how the Avon was revived; The buried treasure; The humane trap; The Sawyer that I knew. Bookseller Inventory # 7586

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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003544452

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Book Description George Allen & Unwin. London. 1984 1st edition. 8vo (160 x 240mm). Pp204. B/w illustrations by George Woodford. Blue boards, spine titled in gilt. Very good in slightly used dust-wrapper. "Frank Sawyer was a man of Wiltshire - fisherman, river-keeper, inventor, naturalist, writer, broadcaster and countryman. He seldom strayed far in his 73 years from the villages of the valley of the upper Avon where he was born and died. But his fame spread across the world. He will be remembered for the way in which, with his tiny nymphs, he advanced the delicate art of fly fishing; but he was much more than a fisherman. He was a true countryman, full of wisdom and country lore, and loved the river Avon and the wild creatures who lived by and in it." Chapters include: Part One - Boyhood: Early days at the Mill Cottage; Snaring big pike with father; Tickling trout; Fly fishing and the pike that bit; An idyll at Latton; The untearable suit; Disaster with a wasps' nest; sunstroke, moorhens, and jackboots; 'Alfy's in the water, Alfy's gone'; The great eel; The end of boyhood. Part Two - Manhood: Sawyer in his teens; The Twenties and Thirties; Sir Grimwood Mears; Fishing for television; Keeper of the stream; How to tie the Sawyer nymphs - Pheasant Tail Nymph, Grey Goose, Grayling or Killer Bug; fishing the Sawyer way; Relationships - Charles Ritz, Alex Behrendt, Oliver Kite, Howard Marshall, Wally Read; The river keeper - how the Avon was revived; The buried treasure; The humane trap; The Sawyer that I knew. Bookseller Inventory # 2634

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Sawyer, Frank; Vines, Sydney
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Book Description George Allen & Co Ltd, London, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good ++. George Woodford (illustrator). First Edition. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 204pp illustrated with drawings. Lovely copy. Dust Jacket, very slight darkening to spine. and top edge. Bookseller Inventory # 049464

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Book Description George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1984. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. George Woodford (illustrator). 1st. First edition hardback, 1984, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only minor signs of handling and storage - dj rubbed to edges with a couple of small chips. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read, no annotations or inscriptions; text and illustrations bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available. Bookseller Inventory # 131616

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Sawyer, Frank; Vines, Sydney
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Book Description Unwin Hyman, 1984. Book Condition: very good. Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Bookseller Inventory # 9780047990236-3

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Book Description Unwin Hyman, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! L. Bookseller Inventory # 0047990236D

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