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Best, Thomas
A Concise Treatise on the Art of Angling. Confirmed by actual Experience, and Minute Observations.To Which is Added The Compleat Fly-Fisher, etc.
Printed for C. Stalker, London, 1787. First edition, with half-title. Frontispiece. 112, [4, ads] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Begins with a chapter on the natural history of fish, goes on to the best manner of making and choosing rods, lines, hooks, etc. Chapter IV provides a description of flies. "Best was Keeper of His Majesty's Drawing-room in the Tower of London." (Westwood & Satchell). Westwood & Satchell p. 31 Modern half calf and marbled boards, perforated stamp of Field Museum on title page, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Handsome copy Frontispiece. 112, [4, ads] pp. 1 vols. 12mo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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