The Compleatest Angling Booke That Ever Was Writ, Being Done Oute Of Ye Hebrewe And Other Tongues By A Person Of Honor
A beautiful leatherbound facsimile of the 1881 second edition in Fine condition in lightly rubbed publisher's slipcase. Mould-made Nideggen paper, manufactured in Germany. Italian/Bertini made decorative end papers;
The original published in 1859 contained engraved, hand-colored plates and illustrations. "Go thou to the Sea and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh up." The Treatise covers fishing throughout history, Ancient Eqypt, Ancient Greece, The Roman Empire, fishing in Medieval Times and more.