THE FLOATING LINE FOR SALMON AND SEA-TROUT. By Anthony Crossley. With a  chapter on dry fly fishing for salmon by John Rennie, correspondence  between the late A.H. Wood of Cairnton and other fishermen and a  commentary by W.J. Barry. Second edition.

THE FLOATING LINE FOR SALMON AND SEA-TROUT. By Anthony Crossley. With a chapter on dry fly fishing for salmon by John Rennie, correspondence between the late A.H. Wood of Cairnton and other fishermen and a commentary by W.J. Barry. Second edition.

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE SALMON: as ascertained by the recent  experiments in the artificial spawning and hatching of the ova and rearing  of the fry, at Stormontfield, on theTay. By William Brown.

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE SALMON: as ascertained by the recent experiments in the artificial spawning and hatching of the ova and rearing of the fry, at Stormontfield, on theTay. By William Brown.

SALMONIA; OR, DAYS OF FLY FISHING. IN A SERIES OF CONSERVATIONS. WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE HABITS OF FISHES BELONGING TO THE GENUS SALMO. By An Angler.

(1828) 1832 3rd edition. 12mo (111 x 180mm). Ppxiv,335. 6 engraved plates of views, 3 plates of flies, vignette engravings of fish. Paper-covered boards.

The first three editions were published anonymously. Davy was President of the Royal Society. "It is distinguished by its scientific outlook, its serene Philosophy and extensive Information. Well balanced and thoughtful, it is a pleasure to read, and will doubtless always rank highly in the scale of Angling Literature". (Thorp catalogue 1973). The second and subsequent editions have six engraved views in addition to the three fly plates.
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Author Davy (Sir Humphry, Bart.).
Book Code 56449
ISBN B001AW0CYG
Book Description Old paper-covered boards, corners quite damaged. Rebacked with original (damaged) title-label to spine.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1832
Publisher John Murray.
Place London.