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FISH, FOWL AND FOREIGN LANDS. By J.D. Greenway.

Greenway (J.D).

Published by Faber & Faber. London.
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1950 1st edition. 8vo (145 x 223mm). Pp176. B/w photograph plates, map. Red cloth, spine titled in gilt. Rather faded & used but good. Lacks dust-wrapper. The travels and angling adventures of a diplomat, from the giant seatrout of the Em to Caribbean big-game fishing. In between come excursions for trout in the Balkans and the Caucasus and fishing expeditions all over the world. "We must leave it to the reader to argue whether this is primarily: 1. An intensely amusing book about the oddities of diplomatic life, chock-full of stories and adventures, by a diplomat who has ranged from Peking to Paris and from Russia to Panama. 2. An unusally delightful book about fishing in most corners of the globe by a fisherman with a very endearing personality." Chapters include: Ignorant youth; Russia and Rumania; Balkan wanderings; First steps in England and Sweden; No fish in China; Hungarian rhapsody; Persian pilgrimage; Copper and fisherman on the beat; Fisherman's progress; Forest, pampas, and deserts of Brazil; Big game fishing; The darkling dagger; Sailfish are where you find them; Lesser game fish of the Pacific; Interlude in the Galapagos; Bonefish and tunny. Bookseller Inventory # 8078

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Title: FISH, FOWL AND FOREIGN LANDS. By J.D. ...

Publisher: Faber & Faber. London.

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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PAUL MORGAN IS A LEADING DEALER in scarce, out-of-print & new books on fishing and field sports. Paul has developed this business over more than thirty years. His business, Coch-y-Bonddu Books Ltd., carries the world's largest range of books on fishing and field sports, sporting guns and dogs, deer, big game hunting & falconry. Coch-y-Bonddu Books is also a noted publisher of fine sporting works, as well as being the custodian of the famous Flyfisher's Classic Library imprint. Under Paul's editorial direction, the list of titles available under both his Coch-y- Bonddu Books imprint and the Flyfisher's Classic Library imprint grows by the month. Coch-y-Bonddu Books Ltd., incorporated in the United Kingdom, Company No. 04636991. Registered address: 15 Heol Penrallt, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8AG. Business and correspondence Address: 13 Heol Pentrerhedyn, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8DG.

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