BAILEY, William. The Angler's Instructor. A treatise on the best modes of angling in English rivers, lakes, and ponds and on the habits of fish. Longman and Co. .
8vo. Original green cloth, gilt lettering and blocking in black to front, gilt lettering to spine; pp. viii + 187 + [1, ad.]; light spotting to first few leaves, otherwise very clean, very good.
Third edition, revised. A comprehensive guide by the Nottingham tackle maker William Bailey. He deals with all fish except salmon, being very much a man of the Midlands: "I have never had opportunities of fishing for the Kng of fresh-water" (p. v). He recommends the works of "Ephemera" for the salmon fisher.