The railway Guides

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Phil Arnott
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Re: The railway Guides

Post by Phil Arnott » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:40 am

This is the rarest railway/fishing guide I've come across as it's the only copy I've ever seen. Has anyone else ever seen a copy?

The author is Philip Geen who wrote two delightful books "What I Have Seen While Fishing" and "Days Stolen for Sport"

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Re: The railway Guides

Post by Walkerburt » Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:55 pm

Yes, I’ve seen a copy Phil - it’s somewhere amongst all this jumble of books...

There again, until you posted yours, it was the only one I’d ever seen as well.

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Re: The railway Guides

Post by Walkerburt » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:07 am

Walkerburt wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:55 pm
Yes, I’ve seen a copy Phil - it’s somewhere amongst all this jumble of books...

There again, until you posted yours, it was the only one I’d ever seen as well.

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Can’t find it, I did find this though - 1920s, cover by Norman Wilkinson, apart from being a bit tatty, what’s not to like?

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Re: The railway Guides

Post by Walkerburt » Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:57 pm

Walkerburt wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:07 am
Walkerburt wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:55 pm
Yes, I’ve seen a copy Phil - it’s somewhere amongst all this jumble of books...

There again, until you posted yours, it was the only one I’d ever seen as well.

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Phil
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Can’t find it, I did find this though - 1920s, cover by Norman Wilkinson, apart from being a bit tatty, what’s not to like?

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Phil
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Forgot to add this - I gambled £50 on this publication knowing that it had spent years in a smoker’s house and as a result was absolutely filthy, the gamble being, could I clean it up?
I used the featured brew, using a little at a time, and I’m quite proud of the result because the front cover was a similar colour to the area bottom right. Anyone needing to clean up cloth and non absorbent covers might consider this, my purchase was made from the bookshop featured, and I commend it to the house.
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Re: The railway Guides

Post by Trevor » Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:05 pm

There's also John Berry's A Train To Catch book from Medlar Press, where he follows in the footsteps of anglers travelling by train.
Not a guide, but may be a good read for those with interest in this subject.

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