2012 1st edition. Landscape 4to (262 x 210mm). Ppiv,136. B/w photographs, b/w cartoon strip illustrations by Robert Olsen, silk marker ribbon. Red cloth, upper board and spine titled in silver-gilt. Special edition hardback limited to 500 numbered copies.
A modern take on the old angling classic, Mr. Crabtree Goes Fishing by Bernard Venables, with excellent black and white cartoon strip illustrations by Robert Olsen faithful to Venables' original style. John Bailey takes a new 'Peter' under his wing teaching him everything he needs to know to catch all the main coarse species using a mixture of traditional and modern techniques and tactics. Brief contributions from Hannah Bruford (Bernard Venables' daughter), Hugh Miles, Chris Yates, Pat O'Reilly, Terry Hearn, Kevin Nash, Kevin Clifford, Ali Hamidi and Keith Arthur. This is a copy of the special edition hardback that was limited to 500 numbered copies. It was issued with the same ISBN as the standard edition - 9780957399204.