MOONLIGHTING: TALES AND MISADVENTURES OF A WORKING LIFE WITH EELS. By Michael Brown.

MOONLIGHTING: TALES AND MISADVENTURES OF A WORKING LIFE WITH EELS. By Michael Brown.

CASTING SHADOWS: FISH AND FISHING IN BRITAIN. By Tom Fort.

2020 1st edition. 8vo (157 x 241mm). Ppviii,360. B/w photographs, b/w vignettes, bibliography, dark blue end-papers. Blue boards, printed in black and white, issued without a dust-wrapper.

Tom Fort gives an account of the history of fishing in Britain and of the various species fished for in British waters. "From cunning Neolithic traps and carefully engineered medieval ponds to territorial Highland lairds and the evolution of the sport of angling, this history of fishing spans thousands of years and ends with a poignant call to protect the underwater world from the modern horrors of industrial fishing and farming." Chapters include: In from the sea; Night harvest; A passion for ponds; An angle on fishing; Fur and feather; The ascendancy of the laird; For the masses; Salmon on ice; A gentleman's club; Wye wizardry; While life lasts; Salmon plunder; Vanishing act; Death and transfiguration; Growing up; The spring; Epilogue. A good read for any thinking angler and countryman.
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Book Code
51592
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Author Fort (Tom).
Book Code 51592
ISBN 0008283443 / 9780008283445.
Book Description Very good copy. Issued without a dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2020
Publisher William Collins.
Place London.