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1 Adney, Edwin T. Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America, The

Washington DC: Smithsonian 1964, Bulletin 230. Adney and co-author Howard I. Chapelle present the definitive work on the canoes, kayaks, and other water craft of native Americans, with descriptions, photos, and line drawings. No dust jacket, tall 4to in olive linen, 224 text illustrations, extensive bibliography, index, 242pp, light shelf-wear, owner's name-stamp on front endpaper o/w no marks, Good+. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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2 Andresen, Jack Skiing on Water

New York: A. S. Barnes [1950] 1954, revised edition. A U.S. water-skiing champion tells how it is done. Dust jacket lightly chipped along edges, 8vo in blue cloth, b&w photos, text figures, index, 182pp, pages age-browning, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 Bangs, Richard Whitewater Adventure

San Diego: Thunder Bay Press 1990, 1st printing. Richard Bangs and his friends take us down ten of his favorite America rivers, including the Kennebec, Rogue, Snake, Tatshenshini, and more. SOFT cover, large oblong 4to, navy cloth, titles on front board, full-color plates, 144pp, new, Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Bauer, Erwin A. Salt-Water Fisherman's Bible, The

Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company 1962, 10th printing. AS complete guide to all kinds of surf, deep-sea, and inshore fishing on the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts and the Gulf of Mexico. SOFT cover, small 4to, 160 photos and drawings, 192pp, Good. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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5 Beard, Henry Fish-ing

New York: Workman Publishing Company 1983, 11th printing. A humorous dictionary for constant anglers, weekend waders, and artful bobbers; drawings by Roy McKie. SOFT cover, square 8vo, no marks, 96pp, no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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6 Bentos, Carlos Crew of One, A

New York: Jeremy Tarcher/Putnam Inc. 2002, 1st printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Marlin fishing is intrinsically a team sport requiring boat captain, mate, and at least one assistant--yet Bentos fishes alone, and here tells how he does it. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in blue cloth and paper, map, two photos, 204pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Bernsen, Paul S. North American Waterfowler, The

Seattle WA: Salisbury Press/Superior Publishing 1972, 1st. A comprehensive and knowledgeable discussion of all aspects of waterfowl hunting--the birds, the blinds, even the dogs. Dust jacket, 4to in maroon vinyl with gilt titles, pictorial endpapers, lavishly illustrated with drawings, photos, and full-color paintings by Les C. Kouba, index, 206pp, clean and tight, no marks, near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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8 Boden Windsurfing Funboard Handbook, The

New York: Barron's QED Publishing, 1984 1st US edition. The history of windsurfing and all equipment and techniques described in text and illustrations, including funboard locations. Dust jacket, tall 12mo in pictorial boards bound upside down, glossary, lavishly illustrated in color throughout, glossary, index, 276pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Burton, Mallory Green River Virgins

New York: The Lyons Press 2000, 1st printing. Burton describes a group of women who are passionate and devoted fly fishers. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in navy cloth and green paper, 208pp, owner's inscription on front endpaper o/w no marks, contents as new, near Fine/Fine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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10 Cheechio, Michael A Clean, Well-Lighted Stream

New York: Soho Press, Inc. 1995. An account of fishing in various rivers in Northern California. No dust jacket, oblong 16mo in red cloth with color plate pasted down on front board, 196pp, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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11 Cone, Arthur L. Fishing Made Easy

New York: The Macmillan Company 1968, 1st printing. Cone explains how you can get reliable information on fishing conditions, cast every type of lure, and save money while catching more fish. Dust jacket with a few small nicks, 8vo in green cloth, b&w photographs, index, 319pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Davidson, James W. Complete Wilderness Paddler, The

New York: Alfred A. Knopf [1976] 1978, 4th printing. Davidson and co-author John Rugge present a detailed handbook on planning, outfitting, and conducting a canoe trip, with tactics, strategy and strokes for all condition of still and whitewater canoeing. Dust jacket chipped along top edge, 8vo half-bound in brown cloth and cream paper, b&w drawings and diagrams, 3 appendices including a bibliography, 259pp plus index, contents clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Dunaway, Vic Vic Dunaway's Complete Book of Baits, Rigs, & Tackle.

Miami FL: Wickstrom Publishers, Inc. [c1975] 1984, revised 8th printing. Everything you need to know to enjoy and succeed at freshwater and saltwater fishing. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, drawings throughout, 224pp, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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14 Eberlein, Harold D. Down the Tiber and Up to Rome

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company 1930, stated 1st. Eberlein and co-authors Geoffrey J. Marks and Frank A. Wallis take a 195-mile canoe voyage on the Tiber River in Italy. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth with vignette on front board, 13 b&w drawings and frontis in color by Frank A. Wallis, index, 207pp, light shelf-wear, no marks, tight, Good+. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 Evans Kayaking

Brattleboro VT: The Stephen Greene Press 1975. The US Olympic Team coach in 1972 describes the fun of kayaking, and the competition, with over 100 photos and drawings. SOFT cover, 8vo index, 192pp, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Evans, Jay Kayaking

Brattleboro VT: The Stephen Greene Press 1975. The US Olympic Team coach in 1972 and co-author Robert R. Anderson describe the fun of kayaking and how to get into this exciting new sport. SOFT cover, 8vo, over 100 b&w photos, index, 192pp, slight moisture-wrinkling of half-title and title o/w no marks or other damage, overall Good. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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17 Farber On Water

Hopewell NJ: The Ecco Press 1994, 1st edition. An integration of scientific and literary references with eye-witness accounts of surfing, sailing, and diving the waters of Hawaii, California, and the South Pacific. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and green paper, 183pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Fisher, Ron Still Waters, White Waters

Washington: National Geographic Society 1977. Fisher and photographer Sam Abell reveal the United States to us from the perspective of a year's canoe journey from Alaska to Florida. Dust jacket lightly chipped along top edge, 4to in pale blue cloth, pictorial endpapers, color photographs throughout, index, 199pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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19 Foster, Nigel Sea Kayaking

Fernhurst UK: Fernhurst Books 1991. A detailed an up-to-date guide to this growing sport. SOFT cover, 8vo, profusely illustrated with b&w photos, 96pp, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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20 Freda, Jim Fishing the New Jersey Coast

Short hills NJ: Burford Books 2001, 1st printing. Freda provides a guide to best and most productive beach, bay, and inshore locations. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, b&w photos throughout, 205pp plus index, near Fine. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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