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British Angler, or, A Pocket-Companion forGentle-men-Fishers - WILLIAMSON, John - 1740. 
London. Printed for J. Hodges, at theLooking-Glass on London Bridge. 1740.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 12mo, 17cm, the first edition,viii,318,[x],p., (index inc errata), with copper engraved frontis & 3fine folding engraved plates, in contemporary marbled boards expertlyrebacked in brown calf, gilt titles in decorated frame borders along thespine, sound and clean, a fine copy. S.&W. p241. Heckscher 2273. Abeep166. A pleasing early work with discussion on fishing in rivers andponds, considerations on equipment and apparatus and on the art ofangling. With attractively drawn illustrations. .
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