Lot 402: Francis. A BOOK ON ANGLING... 1872. 17 plates.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Fishing] Francis Francis. A BOOK ON ANGLING, Being a Complete Treatise on the Art of Angling in Every Branch with Explanatory Plates, etc. Lon: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1872, Third Ed. 17 plates (5 hand colored). Plates show flies, artificial flies, and fishing hooks. Westwood and Satchell (Bibliotheca Piscatoria) p98. xiii, , 482pp. 8vo. Light brown calf rebacked with yellow text block edges. Covers have light wear to edges, corners showing. Repair to unprinted area of half title. Bookplate removed from front pastedown. Very good. 1.6 Lb.