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Comprehensive Treatise on Angling by John Bickerdyke 1900 (Edit)



Bickerdyke, John. The Book of the All-Round Angler. A Comprehensive Treatise on Angling in Both Salt and Fresh Water. A New Edition, Enlarged, Revised, and Having Over 283 Illustrations. London: L. Upcott Gill; New-York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. 12mo (about 7 1/4" tall). Edge worn covers, inner hinge breaking at endpapers, foxing on endpapers and page edges, handwritten number on corner of flyleaf, internally very good. Includes 10 pages of interesting advertising with pictures of flies, tackle, and clothing for fishermen. Introduction by "Red Spinner" (William Senior). Division I - Angling for Coarse Fish, 129 pages. Division II - Angling for Pike, 97 pages. Division III - Angling for Game Fish, 131 pages. Division IV - Angling in Salt Water, 118 pages. Index - 23 pages. Advertising catalog for John Bickerdyke's Novels and other ads, 16 pages. John Bickerdyke was the pseudonym of C. H. Cook, a prolific 19th century angling author on coarse and sea fishing.

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