The Art of Angling; or Compleat Fly-Fisher: Describing the Different Kinds of Fish, Their Haunts, Places of Feeding, and Retirement, with an account of the Generation of Fishes, and Observations on the breeding of carp, together with directions how to regulate pools or ponds. Also Various kinds of baits... flies... directions for making artificial flies. Illustrated with many new improvements in the Art of Angling.

By: BOWLKER, Charles:

Price: £295.00

Quantity: 1 available


Bound without hard covers. Size 7.5 x 4.5 inches. In hard box case with light green/cream cloth cover. Blank leather label to spine. Green felt protective inner liner. In good condition. Edges a little rubbed and corners rounded. Some small tear to edge of frontis plate but with neat repairs. Some handling marks and slight darkening to pages, some light small foxing spots, bottom corners a little darkened from p85 onward. Some minor fading to text. else very clean and tight. Smartly presented in protective box case. 118pp. + 2pp adverts. Illustrated with an engraved frontis plate.

Title: The Art of Angling; or Compleat Fly-Fisher: Describing the Different Kinds of Fish, Their Haunts, Places of Feeding, and Retirement, with an account of the Generation of Fishes, and Observations on the breeding of carp, together with directions how to regulate pools or ponds. Also Various kinds of baits... flies... directions for making artificial flies. Illustrated with many new improvements in the Art of Angling.

Author Name: BOWLKER, Charles:

Categories: Fishing,

Publisher: London, Swinney & Walker, &c. &c., 1792:

Seller ID: 79864

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