References

A Selected Bibliography of Books on Angling from the Reed Draper Collection in the Clarke Historical Library

This listing provides a small but representative sample of the many books in the collection.

Reference Works

Bartlett, John. Catalogue of Books on Angling, Including Ichthyology, Pisciculture, Fisheries and Fishing Laws. From the Library of a Practitioner of More Than Fifty Years' Experience in the Art of Angling. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1882.
[Boosey, Thomas]. Piscatorial reminiscences and gleanings by an old angler and bibliopolist. To which is added a catalogue of books on angling. London: William Pickering, 1835.
Bruns, Henry P. Angling Books of the Americas. Atlanta: Anglers Press, 1975.
Gingrich, Arnold. The Fishing in Print. New York: Winchester Press, 1974.
Goodspeed, Charles E. Angling in America; Its Early History and Literature. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1939.
Hills, John Waller. A History of Fly Fishing For Trout. London: Philip Allan and Co., 1921.
Horne, Bernard. The Complete Angler. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Bibliophiles, distributed by the University of Pittsburgh Press, 1970.
Marston, R. B. Walton and Some Earlier Writers on Fish and Fishing. London: Elliot Stock, 1894.
Oliver, Peter. A New Chronicle of the Compleat Angler. New York: The Paisley Press, 1936.
Phillips, John. American Game Mammals and Birds. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin Company, 1930.
Radcliffe, William. Fishing from the Earliest Times. 2d ed. New York: Dutton, 1926.
Robb, James. Notable Angling Literature. London: J. Jenkins, 1945.
Sabin, Joseph. A Bibliographical Catalogue of the Waltonian Library. New York: Bradstreet Press, 1866.
Sabin, W. [comp.] A Catalogue of Books Angling. No. IV. London: Sabin, 1883.
Sage, Dean. A Catalogue of the Collection of the Books on Angling Belonging to Mr. Dean Sage of Albany, N.Y. New York: De Vinne Press, 1896.
Satchell, Thomas. The Bibliography of Izaak Walton's Complete Angler. London: [n.p.], 1882.
Westwood, T. and T. Satchell. Bibliotheca Piscatoria. London: Satchell, 1883.
Westwood, Thomas. The Chronicle of the "Complete Angler" of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton, being a bibliographical record ... . London: Willis and Sotheran, 1864.
Westwood, Thomas. The Chronicle of the "Complete Angler" of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton, being a bibliographical record ... A New Edition. London: W. Satchell, 1883.
Wetzel, Charles M. American Fishing Books. A bibliography from the earliest times up to 1948, together with a history of angling and angling literature in America. Stone Harbor, N.J.: Meadow Run Press, 1990.
Walton, Isaac and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler. New York: John Wiley, 1852. [George W. Bethune, editor, 3d Bethune edition].

 

Waltonian Books

Walton, Isaac and Charles Cotton. The Compleat Angler. London: Printed and Sold by Henry Kent, 1750. [Moses Browne, editor, 1st Browne edition]
Walton, Isaac and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler. London: Printed for Thomas Hope, 1760. [John Hawkins, editor, 1st Hawkins edition].
Walton, Isaac and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler. London: John Major, 1823. [Richard Thomson and John Major, editors, 1st Major edition].
Walton, Isaac and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler. London: William Pickering, 1825. [William Pickering, editor, 1st Pickering edition].
Walton, Isaac and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1833. [James Rennie, editor, 1st Rennie edition].
Walton, Isaac and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler. London: William Pickering, 1836. [Sir Harris Nicolas, editor, 1st Nicolas edition].

Walton, Isaac and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler. New York: John Wiley, 1852. [George W. Bethune, editor, 3d Bethune edition].
Walton, Isaac and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler. London: Routledge, Warnes, and Routledge, 1859. [Ephemera (Edward Fitzgibbon), editor, 3d Ephemera edition].
Walton, Isaac and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler. London: George Bell and Sons, 1875. [George Bell, editor, 1st Bell edition].
Walton, Isaac and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler. London: Elliot Stock, 1876. [Elliot Stock, editor, 1st Stock facsimile of 1853 edition].
Walton, Izaak and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler. London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1878. [G. Christopher Davies, editor, 1st Davies edition].
Walton, Izaak. The Compleat Angler. London: T. Maxey, 1882. [William Griggs, Photo-Lithographer, The Griggs Facsimile of the first edition].
Walton, Isaac. The Complete Angler. London: Cassell and Co., 1886. [Henry Morley, editor, 1st Cassell edition].
Walton, Izaak and Charles Cotton. The Compleat Angler. London: Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington Ltd., 1888. [R. B. Marston, editor, 1st Marston edition].
Walton, Izaak and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1889. [James Russell Lowell, editor, 1st Lowell edition].
Walton, Izaak and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler. London: Samuel Bagster and Sons, 1893. [J. E. Harting, editor, 1st Harting edition].
Walton, Izaak. The Complete Angler. Chicago: A. C. McClurg and Co., 1893. [Edward Gilpin Johnson, editor, 1st McClurg edition].
Walton, Izaak. The Complete Angler. London: J. M. Dent and Co., 1896. [Andrew Lang, editor, 1st Lang edition].
Walton, Izaak. The Complete Angler. London: Gay and Bird, 1901. [John Potter Briscoe, editor, 1st Gay and Bird edition, reprint of first portion of Walton's 5th edition].
Walton, Izaak and Charles Cotton. The Compleat Angler. London: Methuen & Co., 1901. [John Buchan, editor, 1st Buchan-Methuen edition].
Walton, Izaak and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler. London: Navarre Society, Ltd., 1925. [John Major, editor, 1st Navarre Society edition].
Walton, Izaak, The Complete Angler. London: George G. Harrap & Sons, Ltd., 1931. [Arthur Rackham, illustrator, 1st Rackham edition, reprint of first portion of the 1676 5th edition].

 

English Angling Literature

The Angler's Almanac and Pocket-book for 1855. London: G. Cox, n.d.
The Angler's Companion. London: [Price, M.], [1841?].
The Angler's Guide. London: Joseph Smith, 1828.
The Angler's Magazine. Dublin: James Hoey, 1760.
The Angler's Note-book and Naturalist's Record. The "Green Series," complete. London: William Satchell and Co., 1880.
The Anglers' Pocket-Book. London: H. K. Causton, 1805.
The Art of Angling. (1653). London: Reprint, 1817.
Bailey, William. The Angler's Instructor. London: Longmans and Co., [1857?].
Berners, Juliana. An American Edition of the Treatyse of Fysshynge with an angle, from the Boke of St. Albans ... . New York: J. L. Black, 1875.
Berners, Juliana. The Boke of Saint Albans. London: Elliot Stock, 1901.
Berners, Juliana. A Treatyse of Fysshynge with an Angle. Edinburgh: Private printing, 1885.
Berners, Dame Juliana. A treatyse of fysshynge with an angle ... being a facsimile reproduction of the first book on the subject of fishing printed in England by Wynkyn de Worde at Westminster in 1496 ... . London: Elliot Stock, 1880.
Best, Thomas. A Concise Treatise on the Art of Angling. London: Printed for B. Crosby, 1798.
Blacker, W. W. Blacker's Art of Angling. London: W. Blacker, 1842.
Bowlker, Charles. Art of Angling. Birmingham: Swinney & Hawkins, 1806.
Brookes, R. The Art of Angling. London: Printed for T. Lowndes, 1766.
Brown, William. The Natural History of the Salmon. Glasgow: Thomas Murray and Son, 1862.
Bainbridge, George Cole. The Fly Fisher's Guide. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1840.
Carpenter, William. The Angler's Assistant. London: David Bogue, 1848.
Carroll, W. The Angler's Vade Mecum. Edinburgh: A. Constable and Co., 1818.
Cholmondeley-Pennell, H. The Angler-Naturalist. London: John Van Voorst, 1863.
Cutcliffe, H. C. The Art of Trout Fishing. South Molton: W. Tucker, 1863.
Daniel, William B. Daniel's Rural Sports.4 vols. London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, 1807.
[Davy, Humphry]. Salmonia.2d ed. London: Murray, 1829.
D[ennys], J[ohn]. The Secrets of Angling. London: Reprinted for R. Triphook, 1811.
Ephemera [Edmund Fitzgibbon]. A Handbook of Angling. London: Longman, 1847.
Ephemera [Edmund Fitzgibbon]. Book of the Salmon. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1850.
Francis, Francis. The Angler's Register and Almanack for 1861. London: Field Office, 1860.
Halford, Frederic M. The Dry-Fly Man's Handbook: A Complete Manual. London: George Routledge and Sons, Ltd., 1913.
Halford, Frederic M. Floating Flies. London: Sampson Low, 1886.
Halford, Frederick. Floating Flies and How to Dress Them. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1886.
Halford, Frederic M. Modern Development of the Dry Fly. London: George Routledge, 1923.
Jackson, John. The Practical Fly-Fisher. London: Charles Farlow, 1854.
Kelson, George M. The Salmon Fly. London: Kelson, 1895.
Phillips, Henry. The True Enjoyment of Angling. London: W. Stevens, 1843.
Ronalds, Alfred. The Fly-Fisher's Entomology. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1839.
Salter, T. F. The Angler's Guide. London: Haines, 1815.
Skues, George E. The Way of a Trout with a Fly and Some Further Studies in Minor Tactics. London: A. & C. Black, 1921.

 

American Angling Literature

Allen, Clifford [also Schroeder, C. F.]. Log of the [8th-22nd] Annual Cruise of the Second Presbyterian Club of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Lane and Scott, 1881-1892.
Allerton, R. G. Brook Trout Fishing. New York: Perris and Brown, 1869.
Alexander, James Edward, editor. Salmon Fishing in Canada. London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860.
Atherton, John. The Fly and the Fish. New York: MacMillan Co., 1951.
Bergman, Ray. Just Fishing. Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Co., 1932.
Bergman, Ray. Trout. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952.
Blades, William F. Fishing Flies and Fly Tying. Harrisburg: Stackpole & Heck, Inc., 1951.
Brown, John, J. The American Angler's Guide. New York: D. Appleton, 1857.
Cross, D. W. Fifty Years with the Gun and Rod. Cleveland: Short and Forman, 1880.
Cummings, Edward M. Fly Fishing. Flint, Mich.: Perry Printing, 1934.
Dawson, George. Angling Talks. New York: Forest and Stream Publishing, 1883.
Dawson, George. Pleasures of Angling. New York: Sheldon, 1876.
Flick, Art. Art Flick's Streamside Guide to Naturals and their Imitations. New York: G. P. Putman's Sons, 1947.
Forrester, Frank [pseud.]. Fishing with Hook and Line. New York: Thomas O' Kane, [1870?].
Fox, Charles K. Rising Trout, Carlisle, Penn.: Fox Crest, 1967.
Franck, Richard. Northern Memoirs. Edinburgh: A. Constable & Co., 1821.
Garlick, Theodatus. Treatise on the Artificial Propagation. Cleveland: Tho. Brown, 1857.
Gill, Emlyn M. Practical Dry-Fly Fishing. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912.
Green, Seth. Home Fishing and Home Waters. New York: O. Judd Co., 1888.
Haig-Brown, Roderick. Fisherman's Fall. New York: William Morrow and Co., 1964.
Hallock, Charles. The Fishing Tourist. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1873.
Hallock, Charles. The Sportsman's Gazetteer. New York: Forest and Stream, 1878.
Hallock, Charles. Vacation Rambles in Northern Michigan. Grand Rapids: Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad, 1878.
Headley, J. T. The Adirondack or, Life in the Woods. New York: Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., 1875.
Henshall, James A. Book of Black Bass. Cincinnati: Robert Clarke, 1881.
Henshall, James A. More about Black Bass. Cincinnati: Robert Clarke, 1889.
Herbert, Henry William. Frank Forester's Fish and Fishing of the United States and British Provinces of North America. London: Richard Bentley, 1849.
Hewitt, Edward R. Better Trout Streams. New York, London: C. Scribner's Sons, 1931.
Hewitt, Edward Ringwood. Secrets of the Salmon. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1922.
Hewitt, Edward Ringwood. Telling on the Trout. New York, London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930.
Jennings, Preston. A Book of Trout Flies. New York: Crown Publisher's, 1935.
Hoover, Herbert. Fishing for Fun. New York: Random House, 1963.
Keene, J. Harrington. Fly-Fishing and Fly Making. New York: O. Judd, 1887.
King, John Lyle. Trouting on the Brulé River. Chicago: Chicago Legal News, 1879.
La Branche, George M. L. The Dry Fly and Fast Water. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1914.
La Branche, George M. L. The Salmon and the Dry Fly. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1924.
Lamb, Dana S. Not Far from the River. Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers, 1967.
Lamb, Dana S. On Trout Streams and Salmon Rivers. Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers, 1963.
Lamb, Dana S. Woodsmoke and Water Cress. Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers, 1965.
Lanman, Charles. Essays for Summer Hours. Boston: Hilliard Gray & Co., 1841.
Lanman, Charles, Summer in the Wilderness. New York: Appleton, 1847.
Lanman, Charles. Adventures of an Angler in Canada, Nova Scotia, and the United States. London: Richard Bentley, 1848.
Lanman, Charles. A Tour to the River Saguenay in Lower Canada. Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1848.
Lanman, Charles. Haw-Ho-Noo. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, and Co., 1850.
Lanman, Charles. Adventures in the Wilds of the United States. 2 vols. Philadelphia: John W. Moore, 1856.
Lawrie, W. H. All-Fur Flies and How to Dress Them. South Brunswick, N.J.: A. S. Barnes and Co., 1967.
Leisenring, James E. The Art of Tying the Wet Fly. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1944.
Macdonald, Alexander. Design for Angling. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1947.
Marbury, Mary Orvis. Favorite Flies and their Histories. Boston, New York: Houghton, Mifflin, and Co., 1892.
Marinaro, Vincent. A Modern Dry-Fly Code. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1950.
Mayer, Alfred M. Sport with Gun and Rod in American Woods and Waters. London: Frederick Warne, 1883.
Mershon, William B. Recollections of My Fifty Years Hunting and Fishing. Boston: Stratford Co., 1923.
Miller, Hazen L. The Old Au Sable. Grand Rapids: William B. Erdmans Publishing Co., 1963.
Murray, William H. H. Adventures in the Wilderness. Boston: Fields, Osgood, and Co., 1869.
Neumann, Art. Michigan Fly Hatches and their Imitations. Saginaw: Wanigas Rod Co., [n.d].
Norris, Thaddeus. The American Angler's Book. Philadelphia and London: Porter and Coates; S. Low, 1864.
Norris, Thaddeus. American Fish-Culture. Philadelphia: Porter and Coates, 1868.
New York (State) Commissioner of Fisheries Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries of the State of New York, 1869-1894. 23 vols. Albany: Argus, 1869-1895.
Northrup, A. Judd. Camps and Tramps in the Adirondacks and Grayling Fishing in Michigan. New York: Orange Judd Co., 1880.
Orvis, Charles F. and Cheney, A. Nelson. Fishing with the Fly. Manchester, Vt.: Orvis, 1883.
Ovington, Ray. How to Take Trout on Wet Flies and Nymphs. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1952.
Pennell, Frank W. Threads of Tranquility: Essays, Observations, and Reflections. Madison, N. J.: Frank W. Pennell, 1967.
Prime, W. C. I Go A-Fishing. London: Sampson Low, 1873.
Rhead, Louis, editor. The Speckled Brook Trout. New York: Russell, 1902.
Roosevelt, Robert B. Game Fish of the Northern States of America and British Provinces. New York: Carleton, 1862.
Roosevelt, Robert B. Superior Fishing. New York: Carleton, 1865.
Schwiebert, Ernest G., Jr. Matching the Hatch: A Practical Guide to Imitation of Insects Found on Eastern and Western Trout Waters. New York: MacMillan Co., 1955.
Scott, Genio C. Fishing in American Waters. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1869.
Schreiner, William H. Schreiner's Sporting Manual. Philadelphia: Douglas Wyeth, 1841.
Smedley, Harold H. Fly Patterns and their Origins. Muskegon, Mich.: Westshore Publications, 1944.
Smedley, Harold H. Trout of Michigan. Muskegon, Mich.: Private printing, 1938.
Smith, Jerome V. C. Natural History of Fishes of Massachusetts. Boston: Ticknor, 1843.
Stevens, Charles W. Fly-Fishing. Boston: Williams, 1881.
Traver, Robert. Trout Madness. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1960.
Traver, Robert. Anatomy of a Fisherman. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1964.
Traver, Robert. Trout Magic. New York: Crown Publishing Co., 1974.
Wetzel, Charles M. Trout Flies: Naturals and Imitations. Harrisburg, Penn.: Stackpole Co., 1955.