Sporting In Both Hemispheres

by D'EWES, J. ID No.: 387

G. Routledge & Co.  London, 1858, 12mo, Illust, 398pp + adverts, Rebound with original spine attached.  Covers fishing and hunting exploits around the world in the mid-19th century. Of special interest are chapters devoted to author’s travels to  New South Wales and Victoria and the tantalising descriptions of both freshwater and saltwater fishing at Sydney and elsewhere.  This is one of the earliest accounts of fishing in Australia. Illustrated with tinted pages with tissue  guards.   Author claimed to have been related to Charles Cotton.  Private library plate. Slight browning to fly leaf.  Sl foxing. - Very Good