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Bushby, Round the World from North to South with Rod & Camera

Bushby, John / [Maori Village Travels] –

Round the World from North to South with Rod & Camera / Collection of three Volumes of printed and manuscript travelogue (reads like a logbook) / Travel Diary. Volume I – Privately printed, luxury photoalbum from the year 1907 – 1908 with 142 pages of printed photographs of a trip through Canada, Alaska South Sea Islands (Suva, Fiji), Tonga, New Zealand with several photographs of a trip on S.S.Manuka (Union Steam Ship Company) with images of life on board and of the trip to Maori Villages, Rotoiti, Tu Moana, Cape Horn, Rio de Janeiro, Teneriffe, Hunting, Fishing, Camping etc. / Volume II: Manuscript Volume in an easy decipherable hand of a trip on the steamer “Pretorian” from Liverpool on July 30th, 1903 to New York, Maryland, then on to Vancouver and Japan with excellent travel descriptions and list of costs of lodging in Yokohama, Kyoto, Nagasaki etc. / Volume III: Continues the Travelogue to Singapore, Siam, Java, Japan, Hawaii (Honolulu and back to California) – With extensive listing of costs for Passage, Hotels etc. in New York, Honolulu, Hongkong, etc. This Volume with longer descriptions of Hong Kong etc.

Daere (Cumberland), Privately printed and original manuscript, 1903 – 1908. Octavo. Volume I – 142 pages / Volume II (Manuscript) – 89 pages / Volume III (Manuscript) – 185 pages. Original Hardcover and flexible red leather. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Magnificent account with exact and vivid descriptions of localities and the technique of the trip and its expenses. Ticket Prices, Hotel Costs, Voyage costs from Harbour to Harbour etc. etc. Unpublished account of a british merchant family’s private (Cotton Merchant) trip around the world.

EUR 2.800,-- 

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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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