The Angler's Museum; or, The Whole Art of Float and Fly Fishing To which is prefixed The Sermon of St. Anthony to a Miraculous Congregation of Fishes.

By: Shirley, Thomas

Price: $350.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


Third edition. 12mo., later [19th century] green morocco with five raised bands, gilt titles and ruling; marbled boards, new endpapers. 135 pp., [1, advt]. Explains the rules to be observed by young anglers, the choice and preparation of rods and lines, float and fly fishing, the laws and customs of angling, and related subjects. [Shirley's name is omitted; it appeared only on the first edition of 1784] Frontispiece portrait of John Kirby, "the celebrated fisherman," who was keeper of Newgate. Condition: Fair -- the text block is good overall; pages toned but no foxing; title page beginning to separate but still intact. The major flaw is that the covers are faded at extremities and spine, upper corners rubbed, and front board detached. Bookplate of Edwin F. Snow.

Title: The Angler's Museum; or, The Whole Art of Float and Fly Fishing To which is prefixed The Sermon of St. Anthony to a Miraculous Congregation of Fishes.

Author Name: Shirley, Thomas

Categories: Games & Sports, Hunting and Fishing,

Edition: 3rd ed.

Publisher: Printed for John Fielding, London: 1790

Book Condition: Fair

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: k190218g

Keywords: fishing, angling