CARPENTER, William. The Angler's Assistant containing Practical Directions for Botttom Fishing, Trolling, &c. With ample instructions for the Preparation & Use of Tackle…

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CARPENTER, William. The Angler's Assistant containing Practical Directions for Botttom Fishing, Trolling, &c. With ample instructions for the Preparation & Use of Tackle and Baits; A Descriptive and Ichthyological Account of the Principal Rivers & Streams of England. George Routledge & Co. 1852.

8vo. Original green blindstamped cloth, lettered in gilt on spine with gilt block and lettering on upper board; pp. viii + 153, with handcoloured frontispiece of flies and other illustrations in the text; spine and edges sunned, ink inscription to front endpaper, otherwise a very good copy.
Second edition. A re-issue of the 1848 Bogue first edition with a new title-page and with the coloured frontispiece taken from The Angler's hand-book published by R. Tyas in 1838.

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