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The Undone Years: Magdalen College; Roll of Honour 1939-1947 and Roll of Service 1939-1945; and Vietnam by Roger Hutchins & Richard Sheppard (£49.00)Publisher: Oxford: Magdalen College — 2004Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0953643506]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Previous owners' name to the head of the title page. Description: A limited printing of 450 copies, not numbered. Contains: List of subscribers; Black & white photographs; Maps; Tables; List of abbreviations; Maps to the endpapers and blanks; Glossary; Frontispiece;

From the cover: “This book is principally a biographical dictionary of the 119 men of Magdalen College who lost their lives in the Allied armed forces or died as a result of enemy action between 1939 and 1947 while serving to ensure our freedom. We have also included the only German member of Magdalen known to have died in World War Two, and one fatality in the Vietnam War. The Roll of Service lists the 1,275 Magdalen men now known to have served in World War Two.

This book has two aims. First, to keep alive the memory of a generation of Magdalen students, old members, choristers, academic and non-academic staff, whose lives were overtaken by war. The experience of each of those who died is set within the context of the campaigns in which they fought and, with the aid of maps, can be followed by anyone without previous military knowledge. For some hardy men World War Two provided opportunities they could not have equalled in peacetime, and they volunteered for extraordinary service. Others loathed the war and its waste, but did their duty. The individual stories are complemented by photographs of 93 of the men (including the German and Vietnam fatalities), and together offer an understanding of the experience of war from the perspective of individuals.

Second, the book includes a Roll of Service to identify nearly all those Magdalen men who were caught up in the War. By showing the diversity of service rendered by the members of one small institution, it acknowledges the debt owed to all World War Two veterans. By these two means the book completes Magdalen’s commemoration of those of its members whose lives, as Wilfred Owen put it in his poem Strange Meeting, were ‘undone’ by wars in the last century.”
Notes: Jacket designed by Bob Elliot. Size: 10" x 7". Burgundy boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [LI] 491 pages. Tags: university oxford, magdalen college, second world war, rolls honour, registers oxford, public services, vietnam war, schools, higher education, universities, university, oxford, books written roger hutchins richard sheppard, 0953643506
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The Marsh Arabs by Wilfred Thesiger (£31.00)Publisher: London: Longmans — 1964Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper somewhat frayed at the spine ends and corners. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned and musty.Description: Contains a glossary of terms. 2nd impression. [First Edition: 1964] Illustrated by way of: Black & White Plates; Maps;

From the cover: “This is a book which rivals Arabian Sands in excellence. Wilfred Thesiger has again written a classic, a work of unique interest and value.

The book is about the tribes that live in the Marshes of Iraq, around the junction of the Tigris and Euphrates. This area, covering some 6,000 square miles, is now closed to travellers and no previous explorer has had any experience of it comparable to the author’s. Soon these marshes will probably be drained and a way of life which has lasted for thousands of years will disappear. Wilfred Thesiger lived among these people for eight years, and there is hardly a village, however small, in the Central Marshes that he has not visited. It is a landscape of islands, some of them floating, many of them man-made; of lakes and waterways; where the reed houses are of a unique and impressive architecture; where the economy of the inhabitants is based largely on their herds of water-buffalo. They fish, shoot wildfowl, and hunt the enormous and dangerous wild pigs that ravage their crops. Wilfred Thesiger, travelling from village to village, with his medicine boxes and his team of canoemen, knows these people and their way of life intimately.

There are times of excitement and hardship, accidents, pig hunts, blood feuds; there are episodes of tragedy and happiness, and moments of pure comedy. Not only does Wilfred Thesiger evoke with great beauty the landscape and its teeming wild life, but we come to know the people, many of them individually, whose life he shares, the sheikhs who are his friends, his canoemen and their families. Few travel books have described an area and its inhabitants with such knowledge, and in such interesting and informative detail.

In addition to maps, there are 110 superb photographs, taken by the author, which form an indispensable supplement to the text.

The Marsh Arabs confirms the opinions expressed of Arabian Sands, that, both as traveller and writer, Wilfred Thesiger is to be compared with Burton, Doughty and T. E. Lawrence.”
Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Green boards with Gilt & Black titling to the Spine. 242 pages. Tags: marshes iraq thesiger bedouins arabs arabia ethnology euphrates river valley social life customs civilization tigris middle east southern biography autobiography memoirs writing essays travelogues
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Attack on the Somme by Edward G. D. Living (£21.00)Publisher: SPA Books/Tom Donovan Military Books — 1986Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 090759011X]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: From the cover: “Edward Living’s ‘Attack On The Somme’ was one of the earliest published books by a Serviceman recounting a personal tale of that terrible conflict. This is one man’s view of July 1st 1916, the first day of one of the most massive offensives in the history of modern war. The great struggle over the Somme was to drag on all through the summer of 1916 and was brought to a standstill by the winter weather in November. During these months the number of casualties incurred by both sides reached an incredible 1,300,000.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by John Masefield. Size: 8" x 5". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 90 pages. Tags: 12th 1916 56th abbeville accrington aisne alan alanbrooke albert alice allenby alley also america amiens ancre and andn anzac argyll armies army arras arrow artillery attack australian barnsley basil battalion battalions battle beach bertie bloch blunden bombardments border bottomley bouchavesnes bouzincourt bradford brigade brigades british brooke brophy brown buchan bucket bucquoy
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The Oxford Book of Exploration by Robin Hansbury-Tenison (£19.00)Publisher: Oxford University Press — 1993Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0192142089]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Very slightly ruffled edges of DJ. Text bright and tight. A nice copy.Description: From the cover: “The anthology does not aim to include every moment of discovery, but to give a flavour of the emotions and motives of those who took part in the major events of exploration. Divided into geographical sections, the book takes us to Asia with Vasco da Gama, Francis Younghusband, and Wilfrid Thesiger, to the Americas with Cortes, Frobisher, and Cabot, to the Pacific with Drake, Banks, and Bougainville, to Africa with Burton, Livingstone, and Stanley, and to the Poles with Peary, Amundsen, and Scott.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 530 pages. Tags: discoveries geography g80.094 910’9d 93-10770 writings explorers ultimate travel writing legendary explorers marco polo columbus magellan unknown continents native inhabitants victorian travel empire source the nile lhasa royal geographical society edmund hillary wally herbert north pole wilfred thesiger borneo expeditions sarawak survival international tribal people
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Saints and Their Emblems in English Churches by R. L. P. Milburn (£17.00)Publisher: Geoffrey Cumberledge (OUP) — 1949Binding: Hardback Condition: Good. Spine faded. Inscription on fep.Description: Red cloth cover. 284pp with illustrations.Tags: llandaff margaret vitalian boisilus stavelot waltheof aurelian milburga benedict penitent britwald mellitus eadburga monaghan clonfert crowland wulfhead onesimus beverley claudia fachnan eadnoth denmark malchus killala susanna kilmore alypius centule raymond swithin germain breqwin decuman lismore almedha tagaste stephen blessed yarcard novatus tuscany verulam pappian monessa botolph evesham illogan wenlock aneurin ravenna
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More Cricket on the Air by David Rayvern Allen (£12.50)Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation [B.B.C./BBC] — 1988Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0563206497]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled at the edges. Pages lightly age-tanned.Description: Illustrated with B&W photographs. From the cover: “This further selection of cricket broadcasts from the BBC archives includes television material as well as radio. Besides commentaries, talks and interviews, David Rayvern Allen has widened the scope to take in programmes where cricket is only an incidental part. The selection ranges from the earliest cricket talk in existence, by Percy Fender in July 1925, to a cricketing ‘Morning Story’ in December 1986. There are sections on Roses matches, club cricket, two famous umpires, a trio of great Kent wicket-keepers (Ames, Evans, Knott) and of ‘desert island castaways’ (Randall, 1man, Edmonds). Great names from the past include George Gunn, Wilfred Rhodes, Frank Woolley, C. B. Fry, Harold Larwood and Bill Bowes; and there are profiles of Peter May, Colin Cowdrey, Richie Benaud, Dennis Lillee, Viv Richards, lan Botham, Graeme Pollock, Barry Richards, Richard Hadlee and David Gower.”Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 190 pages. Tags: cricket broadcasts commentaries great commentators arlott women’s cricket wilfred rhodes roses match bill harold larwood leg theory bill bowes alan knott village cricket denis compton bill edrich fred trueman women’s test match england international captains sarah potter richie benaud peter may dennis lillee lan botham viv richards richard hadlee frank chester dicky bird david gower cricket radio broadcasts
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Francis Warner's Poetry: A Critical Assessment by Glyn Pursglove (£11.50)Publisher: Colin Smythe — 1988Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0861402715]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges.Description: From the cover: “The poetry of Francis Warner is unlike that of any of his contemporaries in its blend of passion and scholarship. It is the work of a mind steeped in the great traditions of poetry — work that is learned and allusive, but simultaneously intense in its lyricism.

Glyn Pursglove, author of an earlier study of Warner’s plays Francis Warner and Tradition, provides a detailed account of this fascinating body of work, demon strating both its indebtedness to tradition and its profound originality. In a manner both scholarly and sensitive he clarifies the complex craftsmanship of Warner’s major poems and demonstrates the extraordinary formal inventiveness which characterizes so much of his work.

Central to Francis Warner’s achieve ment as a lyrical poet are several remarkable sequences of love poems. These are here afforded a poem-by-poem examination so that readers will find their pleasure in them enhanced by these meticulous and lively studies.

For all his attention to the detail of the poems, Glyn Pursglove does not neglect the larger themes that give continuity to Warner’s work. The reaffirmation of biblical and classical concepts of love — not just as a scholarly exercise but felt in the blood — is at the heart of all of his work as a poet and as a dramatist. It was perhaps inevitable that a poet so steeped in the lyrical forms of the Renaissance (the canzone, the madrigal, and above all the sonnet) should eventually turn his atten tion to Verse Drama. This study closes fittingly with two lengthy chapters de voted to Warner’s verse plays Moving Reflections and Living Creation, theatrical and poetic explorations of love and creativity set in the age of the Gospels, and Renaissance Florence.”
Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XI] 349 pages. Tags: active adler and anthology arnold auden babette ballads barrack baudelaire berry bertran bishop blunden born bridges brooke burgum byron caliban cassou caudwell cavalcanti charles chaucer chesterton christopher cornford cosgrave critical criticism dante day deutsch diogenes donne douglas edith edward edwin eliot emerson english ezra fical flecker francis garman gauguin georgian
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My Autobiography by Dickie Bird; Keith Lodge; (£11.50)Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton — 1997Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Signed by the Author.[ISBN: 0340684577]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Top edge of the dust wrapper slightly ruffled. Leans slightly. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Reprint. Signed by the author on the title page — unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium. Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “Dickie Bird’s retirement was an international event shown on millions of TV screens and covered in newspapers throughout the world. He is a household name, an eccentric, and one of the most loved and respected characters in world cricket. Here at last is his autobiography. The most famous cricket umpire of them all, Dickie has done that difficult job more skilfully than anyone else. Moreover he has done it in his idiosyncratic style and with the infectious humour which has endeared him to millions throughout the world, transcending his sport. Fiercely proud of his background as a Yorkshire miner’s son, his story follows his youth in Barnsley, his early days as a cricketer, through to his career as an umpire and his experiences of the international scene, all told with total honesty by this very private person. Throughout his life he has courted both controversy and comedy. This book is a mixture of forthright views on the game and those involved in it, compelling accounts of what it is like behind the scenes in cricket at the highest level, and hilarious stories, for which Dickie is so well known.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by Michael Parkinson. Size: 9½" x 6¼". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 367 pages. Tags: venkataraghavan gloucestershire nottinghamshire leicestershire worcestershire martyn-jenkins championships international o'shaughnessy championship javedmiandad intimidatory warwickshire all-rounder scarborough w-captaincy balderstone bicentenial illingworth association documentary preparation christopher personality churchgoing fairbrother rimmington azharuddin sidebottom livingston journalism richardson groundsmen vishwanath prudential lancashire ramprakash fredericks headingley electronic rutherford tournament champion's wooldridge birkenshaw recreation derbyshire groundsman retirement staincross d'oliveira
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The Young Angler by C Carter Platts (£11.50)Publisher: A & C Black — 1969Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with nicks at the spine ends. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight but slightly musty.Description: 4th edition. [First Edition: 1940] Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “CARTER PLATTS’ fishing books are notable no less for their humour than for their sound instruction — a perfect combination of qualities in the writing of a book for beginners in angling. Here he tells the young angler everything he needs to know about the gentle craft, writing so attractively that the book is likely to make many new anglers. His work is in three sections, dealing with the three groups of British angling — game fishing (which includes salmon, trout, sea trout, and grayling), coarse fishing (which covers the rest of the fresh-water fish), and sea fishing. In each section he has chapters on equipment, technique, bait, and the methods of approach to the different fish. This new edition has been extensively revised by David Jacques.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Cream boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. In the Young Sportsman’s Library series. 229 pages. Tags: activators alarm anglers avoiding bag bailey baiting baitrunner baits bale balloon barbed barbell barbless basket beach beachcasting bite bivvy blanking bleak boats boom brandlings bread bream bucknall buller camouflage camping cane caring carp casting catfish checking cheese chick chub cleaning clothing coarse competitions conservation contents cooking cowley crabtree creel crucian curve
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My Autobiography by Dickie Bird & Keith Lodge (£10.50)Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton — 1997Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0340684577]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Later printing. Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “Dickie Bird’s retirement was an international event shown on millions of TV screens and covered in newspapers throughout the world. He is a household name, an eccentric, and one of the most loved and respected characters in world cricket. Here at last is his autobiography. The most famous cricket umpire of them all, Dickie has done that difficult job more skilfully than anyone else. Moreover he has done it in his idiosyncratic style and with the infectious humour which has endeared him to millions throughout the world, transcending his sport. Fiercely proud of his background as a Yorkshire miner’s son, his story follows his youth in Barnsley, his early days as a cricketer, through to his career as an umpire and his experiences of the international scene, all told with total honesty by this very private person. Throughout his life he has courted both controversy and comedy. This book is a mixture of forthright views on the game and those involved in it, compelling accounts of what it is like behind the scenes in cricket at the highest level, and hilarious stories, for which Dickie is so well known.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by Michael Parkinson. Size: 9½" x 6¼". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 367 pages. Tags: venkataraghavan gloucestershire nottinghamshire leicestershire worcestershire martyn-jenkins championships international o'shaughnessy championship javedmiandad intimidatory warwickshire all-rounder scarborough w-captaincy balderstone bicentenial illingworth association documentary preparation christopher personality churchgoing fairbrother rimmington azharuddin sidebottom livingston journalism richardson groundsmen vishwanath prudential lancashire ramprakash fredericks headingley electronic rutherford tournament champion's wooldridge birkenshaw recreation derbyshire groundsman retirement staincross d'oliveira
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The Brown Book of Saints by Christine Chaundler (£10.50)Publisher: A. R. Mowbray & Co. — 1964Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ.Description: Illustrated with line drawings. 110pp. Size: 8vo Crown (7½" x 5") Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve.Tags: llandaff margaret vitalian boisilus stavelot waltheof aurelian milburga benedict penitent britwald mellitus eadburga monaghan clonfert crowland wulfhead onesimus beverley claudia fachnan eadnoth denmark malchus killala susanna kilmore alypius centule raymond swithin germain breqwin decuman lismore almedha tagaste stephen blessed yarcard novatus tuscany verulam pappian monessa botolph evesham illogan wenlock aneurin ravenna
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Freshwater Fishing by Trevor Housby (£9.50)Publisher: Galley Press — 1983Binding: Hardback First Edition. [ISBN: 0861366301]Condition: Very Good. Laminated boards a little scuffed with slight crushing at head of spine.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs and line drawings. From the cover: “This book is for the angler who wants results, who wants consistently to catch the fish of his or her choice and who wants to land specimen-sized fish not just occasionally but regularly. In other words, this is a guide to modern positive fishing. It wastes no time in describing ineffective methods however hallowed by tradition or in repeating outmoded fishermen’s lore. It teaches you how to get results by understanding your target fish and then applying the most up-to-date angling techniques to ensure its capture. Freshwater Fishing starts from first principles. From Barbel to Zander the main species of freshwater fish are given in alphabetical order. Each one has a chapter to itself, which starts with a brief description of the fish and, where useful, describes feeding habits, habitat, the bait and groundbait it most readily takes and the methods and equipment necessary to catch it. This book takes the chance out of fishing. It shows the angler how to apply thought as well as intuition to his fishing, with the result that whatever his level of skill, the angler will be able to catch decent-sized specimens of individual species to order.”Notes: 151 pages. Tags: activators alarm anglers avoiding bag bailey baiting baitrunner baits bale balloon barbed barbell barbless basket beach beachcasting bite bivvy blanking bleak boats boom brandlings bread bream bucknall buller camouflage camping cane caring carp casting catfish checking cheese chick chub cleaning clements clothing coarse competitions conservation contents cooking cowley crabtree creel crucian
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Playing Days by Tony Lewis (£9.50)Publisher: Stanley Paul — 1985Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0091622808]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “A cricket autobiography that reads like a novel is a rare treat, but then, as Tony Lewis says, he fluttered into the golden web of Neville Cardus at the age of twelve and never tried to escape. His Playing Days have been unusual, to say the least. A double Cambridge Blue thinking of a future as a professional violinist, he bequeathed his front teeth to a rugby pitch at nineteen, and rose through the ranks of cricket to captain Glamorgan and England with romantic optimism. He had played for his county as a schoolboy prodigy — Welsh, fiercely determined and out first ball — and he maintained his independence as an amateur and a gentleman by his skills as a freelance writer and broadcaster. Top scorer in the country in 1966, Tony Lewis nevertheless viewed the game from above and below, suffering dismal slumps and tormented by knee injuries, a thinking young man surrounded by gods. Here are his memories of Glamorgan: of leading them to their Championship triumph in 1969, and of the black day when Roger Davis, felled at short square leg, lay apparently lifeless on the pitch. Memories of skippering the MCC as a novitiate in his new England sweater in India and Pakistan in 1972/3: of the shocking poverty, the blinding sun, the dodgy umpiring and the death threat by the Black September movement just months after the Munich Olympics. Memories of music, of Wales, the RAF, playing for the Lord’s Taverners and I Zingari, and the treasured characters of the game, all vividly captured with the writer’s eye for feeling and detail. Like the sight of A. R. Lewis winding up to take 3 for 18 at Neath with his little leg spinners, Playing Days will delight cricket-lovers everywhere with its poetic charm.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 251 pages. Tags: abbas adjudicate agit alanjones ali andrew autobiography baig balding barry batting becomes bedi bernard biographies bishen braboume brabourne brearley brian broadcaster bryan championship cheating chris clyde constant cordle county craig creswell cricket cricket-lovers davis delhi denness dismal don double edward eifionjones enjo essex fenners fidei fielders follows freelance fry full-back gary
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Thanks To Cricket by J. M. [James Maurice] Kilburn (£9.50)Publisher: The Sportsmans Book Club — 1973Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges, slightly faded at the spine. Top edge of the text block tanned.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “Neville Cardus was always a great talent-spotter. He read a cricket report in the Yorkshire Post by a young man named J M Kilburn and immediately wrote to the editor of that distinguished paper congratulating him on getting such a promising newcomer. Mr Kilburn, having continued to report cricket for the Post for forty years, now presents us with his autobiography. It is almost a history of the game itself. Since he can remember, as if it were yesterday, the batting of Hobbs, Woolley and George Gunn, and the bowling of Barnes, Parkin and Hitch, not to mention all the great overseas players during his tours with the MCC, Mr Kilburn’s analysis of current form is beautifully clear and balanced. He has written the kind of book which occurs once in a generation.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5½". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 204 pages. Tags: alec and bedser boycott bradman cardus club compton cricket denis donald empire eton freddie geoff george herbert hirst history hobbs jack kilburn leyland maurice neville observations personal rhodes sir sutcliffe the trueman wilfred writers
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Freshwater Fishing by Trevor Housby (£7.50)Publisher: Galley Press — 1988Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 0861366301]Condition: Very Good. Edges of the text block lightly tanned otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: First in this edition. [First: Blandford Press, 1983] Illustrated with colour photographs & line drawings. From the cover: “This book is for the angler who wants results, who wants consistently to catch the fish of his or her choice and who wants to land specimen-sized fish not just occasionally but regularly. In other words, this is a guide to modern positive fishing. It wastes no time in describing ineffective methods however hallowed by tradition or in repeating outmoded fishermen’s lore. It teaches you how to get results by understanding your target fish and then applying the most up-to-date angling techniques to ensure its capture. Freshwater Fishing starts from first principles. From Barbel to Zander the main species of freshwater fish are given in alphabetical order. Each one has a chapter to itself, which starts with a brief description of the fish and, where useful, describes feeding habits, habitat, the bait and groundbait it most readily takes and the methods and equipment necessary to catch it. This book takes the chance out of fishing. It shows the angler how to apply thought as well as intuition to his fishing, with the result that whatever his level of skill, the angler will be able to catch decent-sized specimens of individual species to order.”Notes: Size: 8½" x 5½". Pictorial boards. 151 pages. Tags: activators alarm anglers avoiding bag bailey baiting baitrunner baits bale balloon barbed barbell barbless basket beach beachcasting bite bivvy blanking bleak boats boom brandlings bread bream bucknall buller camouflage camping cane caring carp casting catfish checking cheese chick chub cleaning clements clothing coarse competitions conservation contents cooking cowley crabtree creel crucian
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The Philosophy and the Practice of Yoga by James McCartney (£7.50)Publisher: Romford: L. N. Fowler & Co. — 1978Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0852433557]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper externally Very Good but has a coffee mark on the versp. Edges of the text block lightly tanned.Description: Contains: Black & white drawings; Diagrams;

From the cover: “The author gives a deeper analysis of the Scriptures on which yoga is founded, and in clear and easily readable terms includes chapters on Vedanta, analysis of the principal Upanishads, Patanjali’s Sutras and the Gita.”
Notes: Illustrated by Keith Martin & Edmund Goddard. Foreword or introduction by Wilfred A. Clark. Size: 8½" x 5½". Pink boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 240 pages. Tags: first edition books, written james mccartney, illustrated keith martin edmund goddard, introduced wilfred clark
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