This part of our site is primarily for the benefit of members  and may one day become a password-protected area. We considered making the Directory of Members available online, so that it would be up to date, but many members do not have access to the internet.
A Members Handbook updated to January 2016 was issued to members with our Autumn 2015 journal.

MEMBERS AUCTIONS
Our next members auction, number 83, takes place on Saturday, 2 December 2017.
Here is the listing Auction 83 (PDF) which will also be circulated in a in a newsletter.
Images of the lots can be seen by clicking on the links below.

Lots 1-16       Lots 17-29       Lots 30-40       Lots 41-50
Lots 51-60       Lots 61-75       Lots 76-100       Lots 101-116       Lots 117-133
Lots 134-150       Lots 151-163       Lots 164-172      

The results for the previous auction held on 2 September plus details of unsold items are here Auction 82 Results (PDF). and that auction list is given here - Auction 82 Listing (PDF). Images of the lots in Auction 82 remain available to be viewed by clicking on the links below.

Lots 1-14       Lots 15-31       Lots 32-38       Lots 39-47       Lots 48-57       Lots 58-62
Lots 63-67       Lots 68-72       Lots 73-80       Lots 81-87       Lots 88-93       Lots 94-97      
Lots 98-100     Lots 101-112     Lots 113-123     Lots 124-130     Lots 131-137    
Lots 138-144     Lots 145-150     Lots 151-158     Lots 159-164     Lots 165-174     Lots 175-184

Our Auctions Secretary is Peter McGowan, to whom all auction correspondence should please be sent (address on Contacts page).


DESIDERATA
We have opened a webpage giving a list of Wants by members. To get to this, go to the URL box at the top of this page and type Desiderata.htm in place of membersarea.htm


THE JOHN SIMPSON COLLECTION
A former member who died tragically in 2004, John Simpson was an assiduous collector not only of books on fishing but also of John Simpson produced his own bookplates. The Society has possibly a few copies available at £6 each post free (UK) early bookplates, especially typographic labels, Early Armorials and Jacobean style bookplates. Results of the auction at Bonhams, New Bond Street on 17 May 2005 are at www.bonhams.com and were included in the Society's June newsletter. Some 23,000 bookplates sold for £63,000. An offprint of the catalogue was circulated to members, and further copies are available for purchase by non-members Click here. John Simpson produced these two bookplates for himself, and they are discussed in our Autumn 2012 journal. The Society has possibly a few prints still available, at £6 each (post free to UK).


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