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TREATYSE OF FISHING WITH AN ANGLE, FROM THE BOOK OF ST. ALBANS. WITH AN INTRODUCTORY ESSAY ON THE CONTEMPLATIVE  MAN'S FAVORITE RECREATION. by  WILLIAM LORING  DAME JULIANA) ANDREWS - First Edition - 1903 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004556)

TREATYSE OF FISHING WITH AN ANGLE, FROM THE BOOK OF ST. ALBANS. WITH AN INTRODUCTORY ESSAY ON THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S FAVORITE RECREATION.

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TREATYSE OF FISHING WITH AN ANGLE, FROM THE BOOK OF ST. ALBANS. WITH AN INTRODUCTORY ESSAY ON THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S FAVORITE RECREATION.

by (BERNERS, DAME JULIANA) ANDREWS, WILLIAM LORING

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New York: Scribner's, 1903. 12mo, full limp vellum with gilt lettering and decoration. Fine copy with full unbroken ties in morocco-backed slipcase. One of 160 copies on handmade paper. "Printed at the Gilliss Press from type cast specially for this book, patterned after the traditional old character first used by Wynkyn de Worde" in the 1496 edition. First American edition. Introductory essay by William Loring Andrews on the Contemplative Man's Favorite Recreation. Andrews was a founder of the Grolier Club and author of other limited editions on New York iconography and book-related subjects. Title page with pictorial border and woodcut illustrations, including the famous scene of an angler catching a fish. The Treatyse is the earliest known volume on fly fishing and is attributed to Dame Juliana Berners, who wrote on fishing and hunting and was possibly the Prioress at a nunnery near St. Albans. Susan Thompson, American Book Design and William Morris, page 156 and plate 81. . Full Vellum.. Fine. 12mo.

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Bookseller Inventory #
004556
Title
TREATYSE OF FISHING WITH AN ANGLE, FROM THE BOOK OF ST. ALBANS. WITH AN INTRODUCTORY ESSAY ON THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S FAVORITE RECREATION.
Author
(BERNERS, DAME JULIANA) ANDREWS, WILLIAM LORING
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Scribner's
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1903
Keywords
Fishing, William Loring Andrews, Fine Press, Dame Juliana Berners, Fly Fishing, Angling, Gilliss Press, Wynkyn De worde
Size
12mo

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