Author Bickerdyke (John). "John Bickerdyke" was the pen-name of Charles Henry Cook. (1858-1933). Book Code 29995 ISBN B00CIW3LB8 Book Description Binding B. Cloth sl stained but a nice clean copy internally.
1898 1st edition. 8vo (145 x 217mm). Ppxii,340 + 4pp ads. B/w photographs, illustrations. Green cloth, spine & upper board titled in gilt.
Book Cover Hardcover Published Date 1898 Publisher Horace Cox. Place London.
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DetailsA comprehensive book on sea angling from boat and shore covering all of the usual disciplines, plus chapters on ocean fishing, modern improvements in fishing tackle, flyfishing in the sea, and one on "Baits cast with the fly rod," which includes sole- and gurnard-skin flies, a fly made from dog-fish tail fibres (at last, a use for them!), and flyfishing with a mouse-tail.