London: Thomas Hope, 1760. Illustrated with Cuts of the Several Kinds of River-Filth, and of the Implements used in Angling, Views of the principal Scenes described in the Book and
Notes Historical, Critical and Explanatory. FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE. Hardback. RARE.
TRUE FIRST EDITION of this renowned treasure. 134pp. The acknowledged true classic: the world's very first book on fishing, covering in specific detail all its sundry aspects. This splendid copy, bound to style in rich chocolate brown full leather, tastefully decorated with gilt lines, gilt dentelles, spine with raised bands, elaborately embellished with red leather title labels, gilt lettering, embossed designs.
. Very Good / N/A. Item #10366