WILLIAMSON, Captain T. The Complete Angler's Vade-Mecum; being a perfect code of instruction on the above pleasing science: wherein are detailed, a great variety of original practices and invetions; together with all that can contribute to the sportsman's amusement and success. Payne and Mackinlay. 1808.
8vo. Twentieth century plum cloth, gilt lettering to spine; pp. xii + 316, 10 plates; small portion missing from middle if top edge of ffep, previous gift inscription to verso of ffep, a little occasional browning, very good.
First edition. A comprehensive work on angling by the author of the celebrated Oriental Field Sports (1819). This volume does not deal with fish in India,where Williamson was stationed for much of his career, but with British species of both fresh and salt water.