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The Whole Art of Fishing. Being A Collection and Improvement of All that has been Written Upon this Subject: With Many New Experiments, etc.
Printed for E. Curll, London 1714 - First Edition. Decorative headpieces, tailpieces and initial letters. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Inscription on front flyleaf:"Presented to the Mass Fish & Game Protective Association by John P. Ordway. May 23d 1877." A penciled note on the same page identifies Ordway as the first President of the Massachusetts Fish & Game Protective Association. With the bookplate of the Association with this note: "Purchased from the Mass. F. & G. Assoc. Jan. 1929 by Dwight Blaney" and the piscatorial bookplate of Dwight Blaney and note $25.00 paid by D.B., valued by C.E.G. Westwood & Satchell p. 18 Contemporary panelled calf. Rebacked, boards somewhat worn, with some loss. Lacks frontispiece ("very often wanting"--Westwood & Satchell); else internally fine Decorative headpieces, tailpieces and initial letters. 1 vols. Small 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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