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ABU Related Books
The books considered essential
reading for Abuphiles:
ABU Books of worth are few and far between
and it is not difficult or expensive to purchase most, for under a few
hundred dollars in total.
Some are specifically ABU orientated, while
other Australian Books, magazines etc below but are still considered
mandatory reading/reference material. Enjoy what I have linked.
I have linked
ABU related magazine articles here
Borgstrom's New English Book
"ABU and Garcia ..What happened?"
Only available in Sweden.. Contact Len's daughter Lena, in Sweden.
Swedish Kronor + post.
"The Ambassadeur and I"
"The Ambassadeur and I Final Chapter"
Simon now has new Hardcover
Comination of these these twp previous books
"Vintage Fishing Reels of Sweden"
Malavasi, "The Reelstown Guide
to ABU Spinning Reels of Sweden"
Marco also has an
update of his first definitive Guide
Stanley and Keith Harwood, "Tight
Lines, The Story of ABU"
Eidem, "Fiskarens Kokbok"
Paul's English version
is "The Fisherman's
Cookbook from ABU"
Guide to Good Tackle"
"The Wright Guide for the Reel Man"
Ben's latest very big update release
below " Wright's Guide to
Spinning Reel Reference & Value Guide"
(Stu) Lawson -
"Lawson's Price Guide to Old Fishing Reels"
My book "The ABU Legacy" (below and left) is still with the publisher.
Some very small in page
numbers but still expensive (at auction) tiny production run
books (ie 50 copies only) such as
Beten Fran 40 till 80 Talet"
by Urban Westblom and Goran Magnusson
very expensive and cost up to $200 each. I believe there is a
possibility of a reprint some time and urge your purchase of this
wonderful bait/lure resource.
try to confirm this when I can contact the
Steen Pederson's fine lure compilation
Largely unknown and
offered in limited quanties is this superb and very accurate guide to Record and
More info as available
Ben Wright's new
hugely updated Spinning Reel Guide
Fisken Disken released
by ABU in mid 50's to educate retailers
Nakayama, "The ABU Reference