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THE YOUNG ANGLER'S POCKET COMPANION; OR A NEW AND COMPLETE TREATISE ON THE  ART OF ANGLING, AS MAY BE PRACTISED WITH SUCCESS IN EVERY RIVER IN  ENGLAND; DURING BOTH THE WINTER AND SUMMER SEASON; by  Ralph Cole - First Edition - 1795 - from Nick Bikoff, Bookseller (SKU: 16824)

THE YOUNG ANGLER'S POCKET COMPANION; OR A NEW AND COMPLETE TREATISE ON THE ART OF ANGLING, AS MAY BE PRACTISED WITH SUCCESS IN EVERY RIVER IN ENGLAND; DURING BOTH THE WINTER AND SUMMER SEASON;

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THE YOUNG ANGLER'S POCKET COMPANION; OR A NEW AND COMPLETE TREATISE ON THE ART OF ANGLING, AS MAY BE PRACTISED WITH SUCCESS IN EVERY RIVER IN ENGLAND; DURING BOTH THE WINTER AND SUMMER SEASON;

by Cole, Ralph

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  • hardcover
  • First
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London: R. Baffam. Very Good+. 1795. First Edition. Hardcover. Tiitle con't "DIRECTING, BY PLAIN AND EASY METHODS THE YOUNG ANGLER TO PERFECT HIMSELF IN THIS ART, IN A LITTLE TIME; EITHER AS TO PASTE OR BAIT-FISHING OF ANY SORT; OR FLY-FISHING, NATURAL OR ARTIFICIAL; AND BOTH IN A MOST CURIOUS MANNER. ALSO THE ART OF MAKING ARTIFICIAL FLIES, WHIPPING LINES AND RODS; AND THE TRUEST METHOD OF CATCHING MOST SORTS OF LARGE FISH. TO WHICH IS NOW ADDED, A NEW AND MOST SUCCESSFUL METHOD OF TROLLING AND LAYING TRIMMERS; WITH A COPPER-PLATE, SHEWING THE DIFFERENT METHODS OF BAITING THE GORGE-HOOK, THE BEAR HOOK, THE LIVE-BAIT AND TRIMMING HOOK. TOGETHER WITH THE BEST METHOD OF SMELT-FISHING: BOTH WHICH HAVE NEVER BEFORE BEEN TREATED ON". Includes 'Smelt Fishing and Trolling and Laying of Trimmers', which are found only in the first edition. (v) , vi, 7-108pp. In an early nineteenth century brown crushed morocco fine binding by Caro Weir Ely. The spine has four raised bands with gilt title in one compartment & fish/aquatic designs embossed in other compartments & on both covers. All 3 engraved plates as called for in triple page fold-out frontispiece. Text is tight, clean and intact. Sports, Fishing, Rare; 108 pages .

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Bookseller
Nick Bikoff, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
16824
Title
THE YOUNG ANGLER'S POCKET COMPANION; OR A NEW AND COMPLETE TREATISE ON THE ART OF ANGLING, AS MAY BE PRACTISED WITH SUCCESS IN EVERY RIVER IN ENGLAND; DURING BOTH THE WINTER AND SUMMER SEASON;
Author
Cole, Ralph
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
R. Baffam
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1795
Keywords
Sports, Fishing
Bookseller catalogs
Sports, Fishing;

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Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

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Fairfield, New Jersey
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About Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

Nick Bikoff and his wife Fran have been buying and selling quality books and ephemera since 1989 when they attended the "Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar" at the University of Denver. They offer a broad based selection of used, rare, and out-of-print stock ranging from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

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