A BOOK ON ANGLING: BEING A COMPLETE TREATISE ON THE ART OF ANGLING IN  EVERY BRANCH WITH EXPLANATORY PLATES, ETC. By Francis Francis.

A BOOK ON ANGLING: BEING A COMPLETE TREATISE ON THE ART OF ANGLING IN EVERY BRANCH WITH EXPLANATORY PLATES, ETC. By Francis Francis.

ARTHUR RANSOME ON FISHING. By Jeremy Swift.

ARTHUR RANSOME ON FISHING. By Jeremy Swift.

ANGLING IN AMERICA: ITS EARLY HISTORY AND LITERATURE. By Charles Eliot Goodspeed.

(1939) 1996 FFCL edition. 8vo (160 x 240mm). Ppxiv,381. B/w plates. Fully bound in grey bonded leather, gilt FFCL motif to upper board, spine titled in gilt, silk marker ribbon, marbled end-papers, top edge gilt. Off-white cloth-bound slipcase. Edition limited to 500 copies.

"... A definitive work of the period... excellent history of angling in America, and fine short bibliography... very scarce." (Bruns). First published in 1939 in a limited edition of 750 copies. Chapters include: Sport in embryo; Richard Franck, Philanthropus; The Schuylkill Fishing Company; The first American book on angling; Angling in the Eighteenth Century; Early fishing clubs; Old angling practices; Angling literature before 1850; Bethune and The Compleat Angler; The North Woods and Long Island; Rangeley; Fishing books of the sixties; Brook-trout and black bass; Salmo salar and Salmo sebago; Some modern fishing books; Notes on tackle; Fish tales; Presidents and collectors. An appendix gives a check-list of American angling publications.
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Book Code
1742
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Author Goodspeed (Charles Eliot). (1867-1950).
Book Code 1742
ISBN B001AVV0CK
Book Description Fine new copy in slipcase.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1996
Publisher The Flyfisher's Classic Library.
Place Bovey Tracey, Devon.