CATALOGUES AND BOOKS
The House of Hardy Catalogue for 1970 - 44 pages of rods, reels, flies and accessories. Catalogue is in excellent condition, complete with Rare wholesale price list which also shows the retail prices
Ref CB 001
The House of Hardy Catalogue for 1966 - 122 pages of rods, reels, flies, accessories and information on all aspects of fishing, catalogue is in very good condition complete with retail price list.
Ref CB 002
Hardy Fishing Tackle Guide / Catalogue for 1982 - 79 pages of rods, reels, flies, accessories and clothing. Catalogue is in very good condition (small crease on front cover) complete with retail price list.
Ref CB 003
Hardy Fishing Tackle Guide for 1983 - 95 pages of rods, reels, flies, accessories and outdoor clothing. Catalogue is in very good condition and comes with retail price list.
Ref CB 004
Allcock Anglers Guide / catalogue for 1968 - 224 pages in outstanding condition.
Ref CB 005
Fosters of Ashbourne fishing tackle catalogue C.1930s - 114 pages, some wear to the spine, internally in good condition showing Fosters fly rods + reels manufactured by J.W. Young, Dingley, Illingworth etc. Fly boxes by Wheatley, flies, lures and accessories.
Ref CB 006
Fishing Tackle Of Yesterday by Jamie Maxtone Graham - Unread copy of probably the best " all round " book concerning all aspects of Vintage Tackle with an emphasis on Hardy`s of Alnwick, 219 pages with many illustrations and catalogue extracts.
Ref CB 007
Understanding Threadlines - A Collectors Guide To The Early Fixed Spool Fishing Reels by John Stephenson, First printing 1992 Limited Edition No. 64/100. First page inscribed To Barrie Best Wishes and signed by the author. With 231 pages the book is in excellent condition and covers reels by Illingworth, Chippindale, Farshure, Stanley, Hardy Bros. etc.
Ref CB 008
Mitchell "Birth Of A Legend" A Collectors Guide By B.R. Frewing, Authorised 2005 limited edition reprint. A5 booklet + loose inserts detailing the history of Caparno & Pons & Mitchell reels.
Ref CB 009
Abu Tight Lines Catalogue 1959 - 95 pages of early Abu tackle, some wear to front cover + staples a little rusty otherwise good.
Ref CB 011
The Best Of Hardy`s Anglers Guides By Jamie Maxtone Graham - Published in 1982, 207 pages of Hardy rods, reels, lures and accesories. Book is in good used condition.
Ref CB 013
To Catch A Fisherman By Jamie Maxtone Graham - Published in 1984 A century of piscatorial inventions 275 pages of patent applications for all types of fishing tackle. Previous owners name (quite a well known and respected fisherman and tournament caster) pencilled on 3rd page & fitted with a plastic protective cover.
Ref CB 014
Fishing Tackle The Ultimate Collectors Guide by Graham Turner - Published in 2009, 732 pages fully illustrated in colour and signed by the author, Chapters include
1. Earliest tackle in Britain
2. Pioneer makers of the 17th / 18th century
3. The Ustonson dynasty 1760,s - 1855
4. Development of tackle
5. List of London makers
6. S. Allcock & company
7. Charles Farlow & co ltd
8. Sidecasters & threadline reels
9. Familiar names & Scottish makers
10. Hardy bros
11. Hardy bros tournament reels & tackle
12. American tackle makers
13. British artificial baits
14. Wyers Freres, Redditch
A must read for all tackle collectors.
Ref CB 015
D is For Dingley
The Master Reelmaker
Patrick Garner & Brian Taylor
Soft back edition - 150 pages showing many rare Walter Dingley reels
Ref CB 016
An Irresistible Collection
Of Hardy Fishing Tackle
Keith Harwood, Andrew Herd & David Stanley
Hardback book - 128 pages detailing rare and not so rare Hardy accessories and gadgets.
Ref CB 017