The Art of Angling - In Two Parts : 1. Containing an Account of Fish, and Fish-Ponds: A new Art of Fly-making : The new Laws that concern Angling : The secret Ways of catching Fish by Ointments, Pastes, and other Arts : Directions how to procure Baits, and for making all Sorts of Fish-Tackle, with the surest Method of finding Sport, &c. II. Of the great Whale, and Whale fishery; the devouring Shark; the amphibious Turtle; the luscious Turbot and Sole; with Flying Fish, Sea-Devil and other extraordinary Productions of the Sea. Likewise a Natural History of the Inhabitants of the Salt Water; and the various Methods of Rock and Sea-Fishing. Illustrated With One Hundred and Thirty-five Cuts exactly describing the different Kinds of Fish that are found in the fresh or salt Waters. The Whole forming A Sportsman's Magazine; And comprizing all that is curious and angling in The Art of Angling

By: Brookes, R

Price: $104.50

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Book Condition: Very Good


303 pages (complete). An amiably owned copy. Pocket sized. Full leather. Frequently signed by a previous owner (William Henry Cooke, December 25 1840 Tullamore, and one other from Digby Cooke (1809)). There are other doodles and scribbles fore and aft. The leathered boards are tidy, healthy. They have some shelving wear about the edges and seams. Spine has stamped gilt titling, stamped decoration, four sets of ridges. Very clubbable. The contents, aside from that described for the early and late pages, are genial, contented, most pleasing. There are some light age-related tanning strips along some edges. There are also some age related marks. Pp 299/300 have a printer's mal-printing. However, the pages are clean, clear, comfortable, convivial, generous, engaging, keen. A lovely copy in the whole. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services.

Title: The Art of Angling - In Two Parts : 1. Containing an Account of Fish, and Fish-Ponds: A new Art of Fly-making : The new Laws that concern Angling : The secret Ways of catching Fish by Ointments, Pastes, and other Arts : Directions how to procure Baits, and for making all Sorts of Fish-Tackle, with the surest Method of finding Sport, &c. II. Of the great Whale, and Whale fishery; the devouring Shark; the amphibious Turtle; the luscious Turbot and Sole; with Flying Fish, Sea-Devil and other extraordinary Productions of the Sea. Likewise a Natural History of the Inhabitants of the Salt Water; and the various Methods of Rock and Sea-Fishing. Illustrated With One Hundred and Thirty-five Cuts exactly describing the different Kinds of Fish that are found in the fresh or salt Waters. The Whole forming A Sportsman's Magazine; And comprizing all that is curious and angling in The Art of Angling

Author Name: Brookes, R

Categories: Angling,

Edition: 5th edition

Publisher: T Lowndes, London: 1781

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 70li