12 Series on sports: baseball, fishing, camping, canoeing, kyacking, hiking, combined with handsome bookcraft. Printed from metal type or engravings, antique presses, fine stocks, handbinding. Eight in print, one in production, two in planning. FISHING THE BACK COUNTRY by Fred De Fauw: A selection of sensitive essays on fly fishing & back country exploits. Letterpress pap. $22. (0-913559-63-6) cloth limited $50. (ISBN: 0-913559-64-4). DOUBLE PLAY OF UNDERGROUND BASEBALL NOVELLAS by Merritt Clifton & John Sandman. Letterpress. pap. $18.50 (0-913559-35-0); limited signed hardbound $65.00 (150 copies) (0-913559-34-2). BASEBALL & THE LYRICAL LIFE, poetry & diamond dust, Tom Tolnay, editor. Wood engravings by Frank C. Eckmair. Letterpress pap. $15. (ISBN 0-913559-54-7). SPIRITUAL FLYFISHER by B. Anthony Varga, Letterpress. pap. $13.50 (0-913559-33-4). Quiet philosophical excursion. BASEBALL & THE GAME OF LIFE: STORIES FOR THE THINKING FAN. Peter C. Bjarkman, ed. (0-913559-15-6). 15 hardhitting stories by America's gifted storytellers: Coover, Kinsella, Neugeboren, Stafford, Roth...First book to treat baseball stories seriously without stuffiness. 232 pages. Letterpress edition: $25.00. "Noteworthy."--NY TIMES. "Sparkling."--LIBRARY JOURNAL. EDITORS IN THE STREAM. Tom Tolnay, editor. Essays by editors of America's prestigious outdoor mags--SPORTS AFIELD (Cassell), OUTDOOR LIFE (Sparano), FIELD & STREAM (Barrett), AUDUBON (Soucie)...Delights & drama of flyfishing on U.S., English, Alaskan, & Yugoslav rivers. Handset type, letterpress, Mohawk Vellum. Hardbound by hand. Numbered. 600 copies. $40.00 (0-913559-11-3) Paper: $14.95 (1-879904-03-9) "A gem."--BACKPACKER MAGAZINE. BASEBALL & GAME OF IDEAS: ESSAYS FOR THE SERIOUS FAN. Peter Bjarkman, ed. 212 pages. $25.00 (0-913559-19-9). Baseball essays on politics, anthropology, history, social, statistics & more. Mark Harris, Stephen Gould, John Bowman, et al. Fine print hardcover. "Breadth of collection is impressive."--LIBRARY JOURNAL, FICTION, FLYFISHING & THE SEARCH FOR INNOCENCE: Art of storytelling meets art of flyfishing. Lyons, McGuane, Proulx, Jones (0-913559-20-2). Limited, signed (150 copies): $95.00. To order: Birch Brook Press, P.O. Box 81, Delhi, NY 13753. FAX: 607-746-7453, Tel: 212-353-3326, e-mail; firstname.lastname@example.org, website: birchbrookpress.com.Sporting Life at Birch Brook Press Series, was published 1999 under ISBN 9780913559161 and ISBN 0913559164.