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Image for Frank Forester's Fish and Fishing of the United States, and British Provinces of North America.

Frank Forester's Fish and Fishing of the United States, and British Provinces of North America.

By: Frank Forester, pseudonym for Henry William Herbert (1807-1858).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London:, Richard Bentley, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty,: 1849

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: WY716-078

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. (ii)-xvi, 455, [1 blank] pp. Half-title, 42 illustrations; text clean, unmarked, front and rear fly-leaves foxed. Contemporary half tan calf ruled in gilt, raised bands, dark red leather spine label titled in gilt, spine decorated in gilt, all edges marbled; binding square and tight, re-backed with brown cloth with original spine laid down, corners showing. Very Good. Herbert's Fish and Fishing in the United States p... View more info

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The Complete Angler, or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation

By: Izaak Walton (1593-1683)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, C. E. Goodspeed & Co.: 1928

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: SFK418-033

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 600 copies printed by D. B. Updike of the Merrymount Press, Boston. 8vo. 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 inches. (xxxii), (325) pp. Introduction by Bliss Perry, decorations by William Addison Dwiggins; text clean, unmarked. Quarter black cloth, decorative paper over boards, spine decorated and titled in gilt, top edge stained green; binding square and tight, edges toned, faint rubbing. Very Good. Izaak Walton's The Compleat Angler, first published in 1653, is one o... View more info