Halcyon; Or Rod-fishing With Fly, Minnow And Worm To Which Is Added A Short And Easy Method Of Dressing Flies, With A Description Of The Materials Used
First edition with publication year 1861 present on title page. Eight hand-coloured and four plain plates. 1861 owner's name to front end page. Very Good+ to Near Fine condition, hairline cracks to endpapers, binding sound. Blind-stamped dark green cloth with bright gilt lettering to spine. A handsome collectible ;
"Angling, like most other pursuits, originated in necessity. The art owes its gradual improvement to the genius which has accompanied the successive developments of society" - Henry Wade.
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: Small 8vo; xvi, 212,  pages
Publisher: London: Bell and Daldy, 1861.