A Concise Treatise On The Art Of Angling Confirmed by Actual Experience And Minute Observations, Exempt From Redundancies, And Superfluities, Which Tend More To Perplex, Than Instruct, With The Proper Methods For Breeding And Feeding Fish, And Of Making Fish Ponds, Stews etc., With Several Arcana Never Before Made Public To Which Is Added The Compleat Fly-Fisher
112 pages, 4pp adverts, engraved frontis showing a river scene with a gentleman fishing and a lady with flies to lower margin, some age browning to contents, original full calf binding rubbing to edges some soiling, hinges cracked but holding on ties, contained in a drop over box, leather title label to upper cover. The first edition of a popular book running to twelve editions. Best was keeper of his Majesty's drawing room in the town of London.
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