Order Nr. 69596 LITERATURE OF SEA & RIVER FISHING. J. J. Manley.

LITERATURE OF SEA & RIVER FISHING.

(Angling).
  • (Mansfield Centre: Martino Publishing, 2001).
  • 8vo.
  • cloth
  • 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.