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WE have listed a small selection of books , which, for want of a better description, we have called-coffee-table titles. All make interesting reading for fish enthusiasts and novices alike.

Price Groups: A = 1p to £5  B = £5.01 to £10  C = £10.01-15  D = £15.01 to £25  E = £25 to £30.  F = £31 to £50  G £51 to £99. H = Over £100

38 Selected titles from our huge range of over 1000 books

 

 CONCISE ENCYCLOPEDIA

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B

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All ages

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THE CONCISE ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF FISHING by Gareth Purnell, Alan Yates and Chris Dawn

NEW Hardback. Colour Library Publication

256 Pages. Fully photo illustrated

Our price £10.99( including £4 UK postage)

KOTAI

 

ISBN:  

13: 9783833120701
ISBN 10: 3833120703

 Price Group:

C 

Reading Category:

All ages

365 FISH by Kotai

 A Graphic artist's dream

Author: Tamas Kotai . Illustrated by Antal Vida
Publisher: Konemann
Media Vince Books: Paperback
Pages: 400
Our price including  UK Postage. Unusually formatted but superbly written and brilliantly illustrated. An ideal gift for any fish enthusiast

£12.99

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The Red Sea in Egypt - Part 1: FISHES 
Written by: Farid S. Atiya
Published by the author 
Year: 1991 
Format: First Edition Hardback book, with dustwrapper. 
Description: 232 pages fully illustrated throughout with 339 colour photographs and drawings.  Condition:
Book is in Very Good condition. Dustwrapper has a small amount of wear - Very Good+
Our price £14.99 plus £3 postage

Code:EGYPT

HAOCEANS
 

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Life in the Oceans by Heather Angel. 

A superbly illustrated and well written text by a very well-respected natural history author, HB Large Format

Our Price £8.90 plus £3.50 postage in UK

 

WHEELERTHAMES

 

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The Tidal Thames  

by Alwyne Wheeler. A history of the river and its fishes by an expert. HB Virtually new. Now out of print.

 

Our Price £12.99 plus £3 UK postage

PAXMAN

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Fish, Fishing and the Meaning of Life  Jeremy Paxman pp 555

An absolutely SUPERB read. Penguin 1995. (Also available from our fishing books agent in Wales at 50% more!)

 

Our Price £ 8.80 plus £2 postage

Hartley

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Fly Fishing 

by J.R.Hartley.  

YES - its the book as advertised on the Yellow Pages advertisement!

HB. Stanley Paul Limited Editions. London.

Illustrated by Patrick Benson. 128pp. Block/Woodcut type? illustrated

Our Price £15.99 plus £3.90 postage

SULAWESI

ISBN No:

0964226 90 1 

PRICE GROUP:

 C  

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Sulawesi Seas  

by Mike Severns. A Superbly photographed  160 page large format hardback book with slightly damaged dust cover. Hundreds of large photographic plates

Our Price £51.90 plus £4 part UK postage

REEF SAFARI

ISBN No:

  0 7472 0381 4 

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C  

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REEF- A SAFARI THROUGH THE CORAL WORLD   

HB Headline Press. pp.200 photo quality pages of A4 size. Superbly illustrated photographic record of the formation and natural history of coral reefs around the world

£14 plus £4.90 UK postage

 

    SALVADOR

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Marine Fishes of El Salvador (Los Cabanos) in English

pp14x11 126 pages  Embossed cover.Cloth bound HB. A superb range of full page lithograph plates by Juan Amador, (Division of National Parks of El Salvador) Published by the Sigma Foundation. New York.1985. Absolutely beautiful Rare Book with 50 amazing full page full plate illustrations. Our scanner does not do justice to this superb publication

£96 including postage to UK

 

BIG ATLAS

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  3 625 10371 0 

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B  

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THE BIG ATLAS OF AQUARIUM FISH

Claus Schaefer

pp.98 HB. Vemag, Cologne.

A superbly colour photographed large format introduction to Aquarium fishes

Our Price £7.20. plus £3.10 UK postage NEW. One only

BLUEPLANET

 

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***** BLUE PLANET

A book created to accompany the extraordinary BBC television series Blue Planet. It is the first complete and comprehensive portrait of the whole ocean system. This book takes you on a voyage of exploration from the coasts to the deep where weird and monstrous fish lurk in a world of darkness. Foreward by Sir David Attenborough. 400 full colour photographs. Hardback book . Dimensions 25.5 cm by 29cm. Original retail price £35

Our Price £14.50 plus £8.50 postage

REEFS

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 B

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Red Sea Coral Reefs   by Bemart and Ormond.

HB. pp 192  Kegan Paul. Lavishly photographed

 

A superb large-paged photo reference book to coral reefs and their inhabitants also packed with data and information

Our Price £7.99 plus £4.90 UK postage (Its very heavy!)

Aquariumfish

ISBN No:

0760708533  

PRICE GROUP:

B  

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Aquarium Fish  

A beautifully texted and illustrated Hardback  book whose pages were too large for our scanner. pp.146

Published by Barnes and Noble

All fish types are covered but no author is listed?

Originally listed at over £20.

Our Price £ 8.50 plus £4.90 postage

Marlife

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Marine Life

An illustrated encyclopaedia of invertebrates in the sea by David and Jennifer George. A worldwide comprehensive survey of the invetebrate animals that inhabit the oceans. Beautifully illustrated book in full colour.

Harrap 289 pp.

Our Price £ 4.90 plus £3 postage

  Ency9

240 HUGE pages beautifully illustrated Our Price£10.90 plus £4.20 UK postage

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 C

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encyclopaedia of fishes  

by Paxton and Eschmeyer (second edition) includes (introducing fishes) (classifying fishes)( fishes through the ages ) habitats and adaptations / fish behavior / endangered species to list a few this book is a great read with over 239 pages of colour photos

  HOLCIK

Our Price  £16 plus £4.80 postage

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Freshwater Fishes Original 1968-1970 Edition by Spring Books.  Each species beautifully illustrated with a hand painted plate(56 in total). Text by Juraj Holcik and Josef Mihalik and original illustrations by Jiri Maly. Printed in English in Czechoslovakia. A very rare 1st Edition.

126 pages. Artwork by Artek for Spring Books

COUSTEAU 10

COUSTEAU NEW

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B

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The Ocean World of Jacques Cousteau   J.Y.Cousteau Danbury/Grolier HB 

A series of books averaging  145 large format pages each. Superbly photographed and described

We have two volumes in stock. Volume 10 Mammals in the Sea and A Special Volume entitled The Adventure of Life

Each Volume  £8.65 plus £3.00 postage

Marshall Fishlife

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PRICE GROUP:

  B 

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The Life of Fishes 

by N.B.Marshall

HB We cannot praise this textbook highly enough. Almost 50 years old and still current and valid. Easily readable language for all levels

£9.90 plus £5 postage in UK

FAFDawes

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 B  

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A Practical Guide to Keeping Freshwater Aquarium Fishes - again a supersized page Hardback book. pp 158 

ISBN 067109309 6

John Dawes is a superb writer and expert fishkeeper. Hamlyn / Exeter Books 

Originally listed at over £20.

Our Price £ 8.50 plus £4.90 postage

OCE 11

ISBN No:

  1 85813851 5 

PRICE GROUP:

 B

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Ocean Life

One of the best illustrated books we have seen. Superb photographs. Steve Parker, Paragon Books. ISBN 1 85813851 5. 1994

NEWLY ARRIVED  £8 plus £3 postage

SHARKS3

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B

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SHARKS 

by Lee Server. World of Nature Series by Time-Life

HB. Gallery Books NY. Superb Photography with 75 beautiful plates

 

£7.50 plus £3 postage

OCEANS5

RRP £29.95. Our Price £15 plus £7 postage

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OCEANLIFE

By Sally Morgan and Pauline Lalor.
Oceanlife is a journey into the seas, beautifully illustrated with a wealth of superb colour photography 
from around the world. Starting from the shore, where the oceans meet the land, and diving ever further down to the depths where darkness and enormous water pressure makes exploration almost impossible, it considers the very 
different life-forms that are found in the various habitats. With a number of special feature sections that look at subjects such as dolphins, hammerheads, coral photography and camouflage in detail, it includes chapters on Coral Reefs, The open Ocean and The Sea Beds.

 Hardback book in full colour, 

FRESHFISH

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A Guide to Freshwater Fish 

by Treasure Press HB pp 184 NEW

A superb general guide to the freshwater fishes of the world, their biology. requirements  and distribution. High quality data in a very readable format

Our Price £5.75 plus £2 postage

REDSEA2

 

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 A

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The Red Sea. The Marvels of the Underwater World  

by Andrea Ghisotti. Published by BONECHI. Florence 1995

SUPERB photography all on art gloss paper. 130 large pages

ISBN 8 880293 01 X

Price £6.90 plus £3.50 postage

AOWFISHES

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ANIMALS OF THE WORLD SERIES: FISHES

EDITED BY DR KEITH BANNISTER

LARGE FORMAT HARDBACK PUBLISHED 1987 152 PAGES FULLY ILLUSTRATED DUST COVER INTACT EXCELLENT CONDITION

£7.50 plus £2.90 postage
SEASHORE

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A 

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Seashore  

Large Format HB. Plus Dust Jacket. Galley Press 1977

44 pages covering insects , mammals, fish, birds and plants plus all other shoreline inhabitants

£3.90 plus £1.20 postage

TIMELIFE

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 B  

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Fishes of Lakes, Rivers and Streams  

in the Time-Life Wild World Series. Beautifully illustrated large page hardback book. pp130. Time Life Television

 

Our Price £7.85 plus £3.00 postage

HASS

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 B  

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Fishes of the World  

by Hans Hass

HB. Methuen. Superb text and illustrations though the dust cover has seen better days.

Our Price £9.50 plus £3.00 postage

ATLASLIVE

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****Atlas of Livebearers of the World  

by Lothar Wischnath published by TFH. HB. HUGE BOOK

NEW

336 A3! Pages (or nearly A3) 980 Full colour photos and EVERYTHING you ever needed to know on these fishes

Our Price £28 (Half recommended price) plus £9.40 postage in UK

Eyewitness Books.

Length: 63 pages 
Height: 11.5 in. 
Width: 8.8 in. 
Thickness: 0.5 in. 
Weight: 18.4 oz. 

  Our price £9 plus £5 post and packing

EYEWITNESS

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 FISH   

by Steve Parker. HB pp84 14" x 10" pages Beautifully artworked in Italy for Knopf of New York. ISBN 0679 80439 0  "Like a mini-museum between the covers of a book" L.A.Times

"With full-color photographs and careful anatomical drawings, charts, and diagrams, Fish educates even the casual browser. Each two-page section opens with a general text, while captions underneath the numerous pictures generously provide specific facts about every facet of fish life--camouflage, early fishes, oddities, and physiology. Libraries will not want to be without this absorbing entry in the Eyewitness Books series."--Booklist.
Photographs and text explore the characteristics, habitats, and variety of fishes and other undersea life.

FISHES3

ISBN No:

 3 625 10354 0  

PRICE GROUP:

B 

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Fishes. A Handbook for Anglers.

A misnomer. This is a handbook for all fish enthusiasts. Lavishly illustrated large format pages with excellent data. Specialises in European Fishes. HB. NEW pp.130

One Copy only. Our Price £7.00 plus £3.80 postage

FishFisher

ISBN No:

1857780973 

PRICE GROUP:

  C 

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Fish and Fishermen

A large paged hardback comprehensively covering species and locations by two of Europe's finest fishcatchers. A complete 182 page practical guide.

Originally £12.99. Dust cover slightly soiled. Our Price £8.90 plus £4.30 postage

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