- (Mansfield Centre: Martino Publishing, 2001).
- vi, (ii), 160 pages
- ISBN: 1578983053
Price: $55.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 69596
Facsimile reprint of edition first printed in London by William Clowes in 1883. (Besterman 2206). A scarce title, this bibliography of sea and river fishing describes 500 works with some discussion of each title. Divided into chapters which include The Bibliography of Fishing Literature-Catalogues etc.; Authors on the Sea and River Fishing before the Introduction of Printing; Authors on the Sea and River Fishing from the Introduction of Printing into England; Izaak Walton-His Literary Contemporaries and Successors to the End of the Century XVII; Authors on Fish and Fishing in Century XVIII; Authors on Fish and Fishing in Century XIX; and The Periodical Literature of Sea and River Fishing, the book also outlines the history of the literature of the subject.