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The British Angler: or, a Pocket-Companion for Gentlemen-Fishers. Being a New and Methodical Treatise of the Art of Angling....Embellished with Copper-Plates Curiously Engraved. 120.00
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Williamson, John

Catalogue No.: L0870

Publisher:

London.: J Hodges.

Edition:

First Edition; Published Date: 1740

Illustrations:

Three folding copper plates of fishing scenes and catches.

Dimensions:

180 x 110 mm (7 x 4 inches) - viii, 318pp + index.

Appearance:

Brown hardback leather cover.

Condition:

Worn condition. Leather worn - external joint split with text block split in two. Frontis and fep missing. Some foxing, affecting the plates to varying degrees. Bookplate to front paste-down.

At one time used by Matthew Phillips for handwriting practice in 1796, though beautifully executed he has used of the rear endpaper and the reverse of all of the plates to practice his name.

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The British Angler: or, a Pocket-Companion for Gentlemen-Fishers. Being a New and Methodical Treatise of the Art of Angling....Embellished with Copper-Plates Curiously Engraved.