London.: T. Lowndes [printed for]
Reprint; Published Date: 1766; First Published: 1740
Illustrated with 135 wood-engravings within the text; frontis engraving
180 x 110 mm (7 x 4 inches) - viii, 293pp + ads.
G : in Good condition. Covers rubbed with some scuffing to leather and wear to external joints. Front board weak. Corners bumped. Edge-tears to fep.
Title in full: 'Now Improved with Additions, And Formed into a Dictionary. In Two Parts. I. Containing an Account of Fish and Fish-Ponds: A new Art of Fly-Making: The new Laws that concern Angling: The secret Ways of catching Fish by Ointments, Pastes, and other Arts: Directions how to procure Baits, and for making all sort of Fish - Tackle , with the surest Method of finding Sport, &c. II. Of the great Whale , and Whale-Fishery; the devouring Shark; The amphibious Turtle; the luscious Turbot and Sole; with Flying Fish, Sea-Devil, and other extraordinary Productions of the Sea. Likewise a Natural History of the Inhabitants of the Salt Water, and the various Methods of Rock and Sea-Fishing. Illustrated With One Hundred and Thirty-five Cuts, exactly describing the different Kinds of Fish that are found in the Fresh or Salt Waters. The Whole forming A Sportsman's Magazine; And Comprizing all that is curious and valuable in The Art of Angling.'
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