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By: Shirley, Thomas
Publisher: Printed for John Fielding, London: 1790
Edition: 3rd ed.
Seller ID: k190218g
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 beginnin... View more info