A. & C.
Black Edinburgh 1866, 12mo Illust with
frontis, title page vignette & one plate, 329p plus adverts. Original green cloth with gilt angling motif
on spine. A collection of articles by
noted anglers Including 'An Angler At
The Antipodes' by H.R. Francis, one of the early references to fishing in
contributions by Greville Fennell on angling literature, Thomas Tod
Stoddart on "Rambles by the
Tweed", Thomas Westwood on the "River Lea" and two others, Dr
Albert Gunther on "The Silurus Glanis (Wels catfish)" , Edward N.
Murta on"Sun-spearing" eels, "Irish loach-trolling",
fly-fishing by nightlight, and on Deeside; Frank Buckland "On The Thames" William J. Ffennell
on salmon rivers and seasons; William Pinkerton on carp and on the etymology of
bait and entomology of may-flies and stone-flies;; plus more by Walter
Carruthers, W.B. Lord, Jonathan Couch,
Alex Russel, and W.C. Stewart, spine sl.
rubbed and loose - Good