The American Angler's Guide; Being a Compilation from the Works of Popular English Authors, from Walton to the Present Time; Together with the Opinions and Practices of the Best American Anglers: Containing Every Variety of Mode Adapted in Ocean, River, Lake, and Pond Fishing; the Necessary Tackle and Baits Required; Manner of Making Artificial Flies, &c. &c. &c.; With engravings on wood. By an American Angler.

New York: Burgess, Stringer & Co. and for sale by John J. Brown & Co. at the Angler's Depot, 122 Fulton-street, 1846. Second edition. 16mo. 224, (5, ad for Brown's business) pp. Frontispiece, two plates, vignettes. With the angling bookplate of Donald Gardner, illustrator of Pickering's "Dog Days on Trout Streams" for the Derrydale Press, on the front pastedown. Bruns B-25. Cf. Heller, Vol. II, 55: "The rarity of the first edition is no secret, and the second edition of 1846 is almost as rare." Westwood & Satchell, p. 4. Heckscher 306. Sage catalogue, p. 4: "Scarce." Scattered foxing, but a nice copy in the original binding. Original gilt-stamped illustrated red cloth (a little frayed at head of spine, several small nicks in spine). (8820). Item #61792

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