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The Compleatest Angling book that euer was writ, being done out of ye Hebrewe and other Tongues, by a person of Honor
[Colophon:]"Newe Castle upon Tine": by Andro Reid for yee author", 1881 - The much enlarged edition of one of the most curious and beautiful books in all of angling literature, printed for "those who have, in vain, searched for the Edition of 1859", of which only 40 copies were printed. "With one or two exceptions the volume contains all the old plates and nearly as many new ones, all displaying the humorous feeling and the artistic skill which give Mr. Crawhall's works 'a place apart' among angling books." (Westwood & Satchell). PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED TO HIS WIFE: "For my beloved wife Margaret B. Crawhall, June 27th, 1881." John Simpson noted that this is the only copy that he has seen bound in morocco (all other copies in black calf to the same pattern) Second Edition, one of 100 copies printed. 4to. Illustrated with numerous woodcuts, etchings, hand-colored ornaments, etc., by the author. Publisher's blind-stamped morocco gilt, t.e.g. Finely rebacked, preserving original spine. Fine. Cloth slipcase. Westwood & Satchell, p. 70 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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