THE FLY FISHER'S LEGACY... By George Scotcher.
(1819) 1974 facsimile edition. 8vo (145 x 222mm). Ppiv,vi,x,42,i. Tipped-in hand-coloured facsimile frontispiece. Dark green quarter leather, marbled boards, spine titled in gilt, marbled edges. descriptions of all the principal natural flies that frequent the water, laid down in such familiar manner that the angler may readily distinguish them; together with the most successful method of imitating them; forming the Fisherman's Grand Desideratum, or, long wished-for Instructions: also, an account of Sewin, Samlet, and Salmon Pink Fishing, and many useful remarks; not selected from books, but deduced from many years real experience and observation. With engravings of the natural flies colored from nature". First published in Chepstow circa 1819. One of the standard limited edition of 325 copies (of a total edition of 400). Recent research has shown this to have been published in 1819 or 1820.
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|ISBN||0904104001 / 0904104001.|
|Book Description||Fine in publisher's box. Numbered copy from an edition limited to 325 copies.|
|Publisher||The Honey Dun Press.|