Fly-Fishing in Salt and Fresh Water

Fly-Fishing in Salt and Fresh Water
John Van Voorst   London 1851, 8vo. Illust. including 5 full page hand coloured plates of flies by Paul Jerrard, 74pp. plus plates.  Original green cloth.  The first work to deal at any length with salt-water fly-fishing. Fishing for Salmon  in Scotland, Ireland and Nova Scotia, White trout , Sewin or Salmon Peel fishing in Ireland, Wales and Ireland, Sea fly fishing off the Irish and Scottish coast for Pollack, Bass, Mullet and Perch, Pike fishing, Trout and Grayling with recommended flies and their dressings. Text is signed off with  H H. (Horatio Gordon Hutchinson ?)   Spine has been reinforced and has small repair to top.  Corners bumped.  Slight browning and foxing. Very scarce 
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