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Angling: In All Its Branches, Reduced To A Complete Science: Being The Result Of More Than Forty Years Real Practice And Strict Observation Throughout The Kingdoms Of Great Britain And Ireland [Fine Binding].

London: Printed by A. Strahan For T.M. Longman And O. Rees, 1800. First Edition. Hardcover. Wide margins, untrimmed, as handsome a copy as we've seen. The work is divided into three parts: the first discussing the counties of Great Britain and their respective rivers and waters; the second contains descriptions of the various fish, habits, bait, etc.; and third, a list of artifical flies, "the completest collection every yet known". (Westwood & Satchell 205-06). Near Fine. Light shelf/edge wear, touch of toning at the spine, ownership bookplate at front pastedown, ownership inscription at the bastard title (1810); else tight, bright, and unmarred. Halfbound, red leather spine and tips, five raised bands, gilt lettering and decorative elements, marbled pebbled cloth boards, marbled endpages. 8vo. 298pp plus np adverts [6pp]. Item #8084

Price: $750.00

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