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I picked up a rare book, or what seemed to be rare, yesterday. The title is Book Of The Black Bass. It was written in 1881 by Dr. J.A. Henshall. It contains information on scientific and life history, tools, tackle and implements. I read that this 463 page book is the rarest of all fishing chronicles. Bass Anglers Sportsman Society of America, Inc. has reproduced this chronicle to its original form. Nothing was deleted or added to the original text.

I know the book that I have is not rare but the information that it contains is. I don't believe you will find a book or information like this one.

Has anybody heard of this book? Do I have something truly special?

I'll keep yall posted on some of the information that I think is neat.

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Yes, it's an old book. It's also been reprinted and available for sale for years.  It's not really worth anything unless you've got a very early edition or first edition print.  

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Yes, it's an old book. It's also been reprinted and available for sale for years. It's not really worth anything unless you've got a very early edition or first edition print.

Well that just stinks.  I thought I had something very rare.  Thanks for your input.  I will see what it has to offer.

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I am trying to find that book to read...where did you get it?

I got it at a garage sale.  (.50 cents).  Not a bad deal.  When I get threw with the book would you like it?  I can send it to you as soon as I finish it.  I just started reading it today.  I don't know if you can find it in a Library.  It's worth a look and if you still can't find it let me know.

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B.A.S.S reprinted it about 12 years ago or so. I would guess it isn't worth anything except nostolgia. They also reprinted another but the name escapes me, a grey cover possibly Black Bass? Anyway, one has a red cover the other grey.

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I have it too. I think i got it when I renewed with Bassmaster several years ago. It's a very interesting read!

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Shortest Bass Fishing Book?

"Ten Pounders I Have Caught" by Professor F. Rod

Other great short books:

"Two Hundred Years of German Humor"

"Italian War Heros"

"French Military Victories"

"Polish Intellectuals"

Here's a brain teaser for you!

What do they do when they catch a homosexual :-* at Oklahoma U.? (Scroll down for correct answer.)

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ANSWER: Cut off two fingers and transfer him to YooTee (Austin) ;D. See: "Hook 'em, Whorns."

F.Rod

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This old book sounds like it would be a fun read.  I think the most valuable fishing book would have to be a first edition of  Issack Waltons "The Compleat Angler"

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Shortest Bass Fishing Book?

"Ten Pounders I Have Caught" by Professor F. Rod

Other great short books:

"Two Hundred Years of German Humor"

"Italian War Heros"

"French Military Victories"

"Polish Intellectuals"

"Famous Jewish Athletes"  .... (from the movie Airplane)

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Shortest Bass Fishing Book?

"Ten Pounders I Have Caught" by Professor F. Rod

Other great short books:

"Two Hundred Years of German Humor"

"Italian War Heros"

"French Military Victories"

"Polish Intellectuals"

"Famous Jewish Athletes"  .... (from the movie Airplane)

Sandy Koufax-Baseball

Amy Alcott-Golf

Mitch Gaylord-Olympic Gymnast

Bud Greenspan-Writer, Producer, Director of sports films/Sports Historian

Mark Spitz-Olympic Swimmer (7 Golds)

Kerri Strug-Olympic Gymnast

Marv Levy-Head Coach, Buffalo Bills. Hall of Fame

Just a sampling.

F.Rod

Lutheran

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I have been surfing the web for several years and compiling all the data I can find on bass fishing into one huge binder. It's now about eight inches thick and it's a load to pick up.  ::)

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Papa, that can only be a good thing right?  ;)

We've been proven time and time again, as much as we could possibly 'know' about bass, they are without a doubt, a mysterious creature only the lord could create. :)

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I am trying to find that book to read...where did you get it?

I got it at a garage sale. (.50 cents). Not a bad deal. When I get threw with the book would you like it? I can send it to you as soon as I finish it. I just started reading it today. I don't know if you can find it in a Library. It's worth a look and if you still can't find it let me know.

And BTW, people like Bigtex is exactly why this forum is bar none, THE site, and also why more and more people should be like you Big.......seriously.

When I am finished with the book he LENDS me, I will pass it on to whomever would like to read it as well.

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