The Angler's Vade Mecum, containing a Descriptive Account of the Water Flies, Their Seasons, and the Kind of Weather that Brings Them Most on the Water; the Whole Represented in Twelve Coloured Plates; to which Is Added, a Description of the Different Baits Used in Angling, and Where Found.

Edinburgh: Archibald Constable, 1818. First edition. 8vo. (12, publisher's catalogue), vii, (1, instructions to binder), 128 pp.12 engraved plates of flies, "194 examples, arranged under the months from May to September, and colored by hand" (W&S); half-title, ads dated April, 1818. Westwood & Satchell, pp. 50-51. Heckscher 359. Very good untrimmed copy. Original boards, rebacked in rust cloth in imitation of morocco, manuscript spine title. (8721). Item #61798

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