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
T.N.Longman and Rees
XV 298 pages, 6pp of adverts, bound in recent 1/4 calf, before title on prelim blanks in contemporary ink recipes "glue to make", "to make salmon roe, to cure, and how to use it as bait" numerous margin notes in the same hand, many relating to the places to fish also notes beside the types of flies, best times to use etc, single handwritten index page at end, to top margin of title page inscription "from John Barrow to John Ulfree? 26 June 18** (date smudged) at Ulswater Lake", below title John Barrow 1801, note on lower margin relating to Lathy and Salter's title to be found. Some spotting to contents and browning, tide mark to last blank and handwritten index. The book is in 3 parts, first The Rivers, and Others, Nature Of England And Wales, Scotland, Ireland And The Fish They Provide. Secondly The Fish Taken By Angling, Baits, Biting Time, And How To Angle etc. Thirdly A List Of Artificial Flies (The Completest Collection Ever Yet Known) And How To Make Each, Night Fly Fishing etc. " The whole forming a work of real utility", vg.
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