THE COMPLEAT ANGLER; THEN CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION; Edited by John Major. With six original etchings, two portraits, and seventy-four wood engravings

NY and London: G. P. Putnam’s Sons and J. C. Nimmo, 1889. The Putnam-Nimmo edition. 8vo. xv, 445, (2), 16 pp. With illustrations as represented on the title page. [Bound with, as issued, and represented in the pagination:] The Practical Fly-Fisher, More Particularly for Grayling or Umber, by John Jackson. With 10 plates colored by hand, representing 120 flies, natural and artificial. London: John C. Nimmo, 1889. Coigney 142: “Exactly the same book as the second Nimmo edition of 1889 (No. 141) with a new title page carrying an American imprint.” Somewhat later red crushed morocco, spine gilt with title, author, date, and angling devices between raised bands, turn-ins gilt with ornaments, marbled endpapers, t.e.g., by “W. Worsfold, London.” Spine darkened, front joint repaired, otherwise very good. Item #67844

Price: $300.00

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