The Angler's Guide, being a complete practical Treatise on Angling: containing the whole Art of Trolling, Bottom and Float-Fishing, Fly-Fishing, and Trimmer-Angling, for Sea, River and Pond Fish; founded on Forty Years' Practice. The Fourth Edition.
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8vo., Fourth Edition, with a wood-engraved frontispiece, a wood-engraved plate and 33 woodcut illustrations (5 full-page including a map of the Thames) in the text, frontispiece and title mildly age-stained, some very light and occasional spotting to text; contemporary half calf, marbled boards, back with six flat gilt rules, second compartment lettered in gilt, very neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, fore-edges a little dusty else a most attractive copy in period binding. The engraved plate shows hooks baited for trolling; the full-page engravings depict an epitaph in Stepney Church, sniggling apparatus, mackerel and bank-fishing. The work includes a glossary of terms. The first edition of this angling classic appeared in 1814. Second and third editions, respectively expanded, appeared in the following year. 'This edition contains a new method of fishing for salmon in the River Lea, which has been attended with much success, and called by the author dragging or snatching for salmon'. (Author's Preface). SCARCE IN ANY CONDITION. Westwood & Satchell, p.186. N° de ref. de la librería 11147
Título: The Angler's Guide, being a complete ...
Editorial: T. Tegg,
Año de publicación: 1816
Edición: 1st Edition
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