Trout Fishing From All Angles..
Bound in original cloth, gilt, with gilt blocks, in pictorial dust wrapper, with pasted in prints on front board and spine, with edge wear including loss at head and tail of spine, which is darkened and stained. A little wear to extremities and light foxing, largely confined to fore edge; otherwise a very good copy. 1944 inscription on first free endpaper and bookplate.
Seeley Service and Co. Ltd, 196 Shaftesbury Avenue.,
A complete guide to modern methods by eric taverner author of 'divers ways to tackle trout'; a cahpter on trout scales by g. herbert nall, m.a., f.r.m.s., and the legal aspect of fishing by alban bacon, barrister-at-law. with two hundred and fifty illustrations.
(the lonsdale library. volume ii).
Large 8vo. 6 x 8.75 inches. 448 pp.
Illustrated by 65 plates, including frontispiece and two in colour, on 50 pages of plates and by 188 text figures.
A well illustrated volume in the Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games and Pastimes, series edited by the Earl of Lonsdale and Eric Parker, also the editor for this volume. Eric Parker (1870-1955) was Editor-in-Chief of The Field and a writer on sport, topography and natural history. A comprehensive guide to trout fishing, including its life history, entomology and trout-flies, fly dressing and fishing in lochs and lakes, etc. A limited edition was first published in 1929 and the trade edition in 1932 (which is the date given at the end of this volume).
[Stock No. 24978]