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ANGLING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES, REDUCED TO A COMPLETE SCIENCE: Being the Result of More than Forty Years Real Practice and Strict Observation Throughout the Kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland. In three parts. First, Describing (among other things) the Counties of England, Wales, and Scotland, in alphabetical order; the Rivers and other Waters which they contain; their rise, progress, and curiosities; together with those of Ireland; the Fish they produce, and the parts best adapted for Angling; Interspersed with curious and entertaining incidents and practical remarks never before made public. Secondly, A full description of the different kinds of Fish taken by Angling, &c. their natures, haunts, seasons, spawning-times, baits, biting-times;
For T. N. Longman and O. Rees, Paternoster-Row, London 1800 - 8vo. 4.25 x 5.75 inches. xv +[i] + 298 pp. Lacks three final leaves of advertisements. Half title. Bound in original calf with gilt borders; rebacked, spine in compartments, with raised bands, with contrasting label, gilt. A three part survey of the angling rivers of Britain and Ireland, a description of their fishes and an account of the baits and artificial flies employed to catch them. Samuel Taylor (1748/49-1811) was born in or near Shrewsbury, where he developed his love of angling in the local rivers. His 1800 book was the culmination of more than forty years' experience in the practice. He was also well known as a stenographer and practitioner of the art of shorthand. NATURAL HISTORY/SCIENCE ANGLING SPORT- RIVERS 18TH CENTURY NATURAL HISTORY/SCIENCE ESTC T112416. Westwood and Satchell, 205.
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