THE FISHING DETECTIVE: A NEW APPROACH TO COARSE ANGLING. By John Bailey.

THE FISHING DETECTIVE: A NEW APPROACH TO COARSE ANGLING. By John Bailey.

BRITISH FRESH-WATER FISHES. By the Rev. W. Houghton.

(1879) 1981 new edition. Folio (218 x 310mm). Pp256. 41 Colour plates by A. F. Lydon, engravings by Benjamin Fawcett. Brown cloth backed paper-covered boards, pictorial gilt design to upper board, spine titled in gilt.

A good one-volume reprint of the well-known and collectable colour plate book, originally published in two volumes in 1879. "The book combines a scholarly and comprehensive text with illustrations of an accuracy and artistic standard rarely seen today. There are sixty-two species described; forty-one are illustrated with colour plates and each section opens with a charming landscape drawing." One of the most attractive fish / angling books of all. This edition contains a new foreword by Lord Hardinge of Penshurst.
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Book Code
97
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Author Houghton (William). (1828-1895).
Book Code 97
ISBN 090667106X / 090667106X
Book Description Slightly shelf-worn but near fine in dust-wrapper. New unread copy.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1981
Publisher Webb and Bower.
Place Exeter.