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Howells: The Bamboo Fly Rods & Fly Fishing Legacy of Gary H. Howells

By: Beelart, Joseph

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Whitefish Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01229


(Description) Light bump to corner from shipping, esle new and unread! ***(Synopsis) Howells was an intensely private individual, and he valued his privacy most highly during his fishing sojourns. He once wrote, “I hide in the bushes so my customers can't find me …” Howells was also very secretive about his building techniques; but, with a limited group of rod builders, he willingly shared ideas. Thus, Howells craft lives on. In this, the first full biography wr... View more info

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Howells: The Bamboo Fly Rods & Fly Fishing Legacy of Gary H. Howells

By: Beelart, Joseph

Price: $389.95

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Whitefish Press: 2013

Edition: Ltd. Ed. of 100

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01395


Discounts not applicable for this book. (Description) Two volume set in slipcase containing signed and numbered 'Howells: The Bamboo Fly Rods & Fly Fishing Legacy of Gary H. Howells' Limited Edition biography and matching signed and numbered 'The Letters & Correspondence of Gary H. Howells'. The companion Letters volume will not be republished in any form, it is only available through the Limited Edition Two Volume Set. Both volumes cloth bound with highlights. Only ble... View more info

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Classic and Antique Fly-Fishing Tackle: A Guide for Collectors and Anglers

By: Campbell, A. J.

Price: $189.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00155


(Description) Author signed 1st printing!! Slight bump to spine ends, else clean and tight. *** (Synopsis) Anglers are always fascinated with fly fishing's Golden Age, and nothing brings back those years a vividly as a fine old rod and reel bearing the honorable scars of a lifetime afield. Classic & Antique Fly-Fishing Tackle features in-depth coverage of traditional gear from the 1860s to the 1920s and affordable production tackle from the 1930s through the 1960s. Campb... View more info

Antique & Collectible Fishing Rods

By: Homel, D. B.

Price: $394.95

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, Forrest Park Publishing: 1996

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00768


{Website discounts not valid on this title, please call if other books are being ordered with a discount code} (Description) Like new, tight copy. # 46 of 75 copies bound in full leather. ***(Synopsis) An invaluable resource for the collector, antique dealer or angler interested in classic fly rods, bait casting rods, spinning and ocean rods produced from bamboo, wood, fiberglass and steel. The author provides a concise history of rod construction techniques and offers ... View more info

Antique & Collectible Fishing Rods

By: Homel, D. B.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, Forrest Park Publishers: 1997

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U01980


(Description) Half-inch tear at top of spine, and small bump at bottom. View more info

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Jordan; The Rodmaker

By: Jordan, William H.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, The Whitefish Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00776


(Description) A new book, clean and tight. *** (Synopsis) This all-new book by the son of legendary rodmaker Wesley D. Jordan chronicles the great rodmaker's life and career from his humble beginnings in Lynn, Massachusetts to his first rodmaking career at Cross Rod and Tackle to his halcyon days at South Bend and Orvis. With much information never before in print, a more complete and rounded profile of Wes Jordan, rodmaker, emerges. This full-color hardcover with dust j... View more info

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Forgotten Fly Rods; Volume 1: Overlooked and Underappreciated American Fishing Rod Makers

By: Larson, Todd E. A.

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, The Whitefish Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01228


(Description) minor bumps at edges from shipping else brand new, flat-signed by the Author! ***(Synopsis) In Forgotten Fly Rods Volume I Dr. Todd Larson has cracked open the door to some of the wonderful rod makers from days gone by. Mitchell, Cruttenden, Welch and others are not well known rod making names like Garrison, Leonard, or Payne. But their stories have much to offer the fisherman of today...I hope all of you will enjoy these nostalgic, but historically well d... View more info

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Goodwin Granger; The Rod Man from Denver

By: Sinclair, Michael

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Paducah, KY, Self-Published: 2010

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00924


(Synopsis) It's been more than twenty years in the making and represents the most up to date information about Goodwin Granger, his company and the rods he built and inspired. Includes the history of Goodwin Granger Company, Wright & McGill Rod Company and Granger Bamboo by Gary Lacey. The book has 360 pages with well over 300 photographs, charts, catalog pages and other illustrations, most in FULL COLOR! Printed throughout on glossy, acid-free 80# paper for the best pho... View more info

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Goodwin Granger; The Rod Man from Denver

By: Sinclair, Michael

Price: $239.95

Publisher: Paducah, KY, Self-Published: 2010

Edition: Deluxe Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00925


(Description) This Deluxe Edition of un-numbered copies is bound in genuine bonded leather. The caramel color of the leather closely resembles the rich color of Granger cane. The book is decorated with gold foil stamping on the cover and the spine, and gold gilt page edges. ***(Synopsis) It's been more than twenty years in the making and represents the most up to date information about Goodwin Granger, his company and the rods he built and inspired. Includes the history ... View more info

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Goodwin Granger; The Rod Man from Denver

By: Sinclair, Michael

Price: $344.95

Publisher: Paducah, KY, Self-Published: 2010

Edition: Registered Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00926


(Description) This Registered Edition of 400 signed and numbered copies is bound in genuine black leather with silver foil stamping on the cover and spine. The edges of the pages are silver gilt, and the book has a ribbon page marker included. ***(Synopsis) It's been more than twenty years in the making and represents the most up to date information about Goodwin Granger, his company and the rods he built and inspired. Includes the history of Goodwin Granger Company, Wri... View more info

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The Lew Stoner Winston Letters

By: Stoner, Lew; Joe Beelart (Editor)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, The Whitefish Press: 2012

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: AB01161


(Description) One of a Limited Edition of 125 Numbered copies. 7 x 5, small 8vo desktop sized. ***(Synopsis) For the first time ever, noted bamboo rod historian Joe Beelart brings us a compilation of letters from Lew Stoner. Dating from 1940 to the mid-1950s, these letters give us tremendous insight into the mind of a rodmaking genius. They cover topics ranging from surf casting to fly fishing to rodmaking, with tangents into everything from tournament casting to steelhe... View more info

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The Lew Stoner Ted Trueblood Letters

By: Stoner, Lew; Joe Beelart (Editor)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, The Whitefish Press: 2014

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: AB01310


(Description) One of a Limited Edition of 125 Numbered copies. 7 x 5, small 8vo desktop sized. ***(Synopsis) This is Volume II of the Lew Stoner letters. It is built on twenty letters between Stoner and Ted Trueblood, a well-published, mid-20th century outdoor writer. In it, the reader will find how Stoner came to terms with a new technology that in only ten years radically changed the fishing rod manufacturing business. Readers will find their discussions a major depart... View more info