The Treatyse of Fysshynge with an Angle from The Book of Saint Albans.; With an introductory essay by William Loring Andrews ("on the Contemplative Man's Recreation").

(New York: Printed at the Gillis Press for Charles Scribner's Sons), 1903. First edition thus, 1/160 copies on hand-made paper, "patterned after the traditional Old English character first used by Wynkyn de Worde." Originally published in "The Book of Saint Albans" (Westminster, 1496). 8vo. (4), lxxxvi pp. The Henry W. Poor copy, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Lovely edition of the first work on angling printed in English. Lacking the silk ties, else very good. Original gilt-stamped decorated vellum, t.e.g., others untrimmed. (8705). Item #61786

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