New York: George E Woodward, 1868.
Illustrated by Henry William Herbert. New Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. Good with no dust jacket. Item #13357
Soiled cloth, tone, 1" tear to front free endpaper, free endpapers have printer's inkstains on reverse, corners worn, otherwise light wear. Woodward's Practical Standard Publications sheet tipped in. Solid hardcover. ; This New Edition, Revised and Corrected, with an Ample Supplement by the Author, together with Dinks' Treatise on Fly-Fishing, is the Fourth Edition, and while bearing 1859 copyright date, Blanck suggests the Woodward reprint was circa 1868-1870 - Jacob Blanck; Bibliography of American Literature; BAL 8166. Well illustrated from woodcuts by the author of fish species, fishing equipment, angling spots, and salmon-flies and trout-flies Earliest reprint (Townsend having closed earlier in the 1860s) of this classic mid-nineteenth-century angling title by British expatriate Herbert. ; Woodcuts; xxiv, (17)-512 pages.
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