CHOLMONDELEY-PENNELL, H. The Modern Practical Angler. A Complete Guide to Fly-Fishing, Bottom-Fishing, & Trolling. George Routledge & Sons. [c.1870].
Crown 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine; pp. xvi + 288 ; hand-coloured lithograph frontispiece of flies, 19 plates of fish and tackle, mostly lithographs, numerous wood-engraved illustrations in the text; a little foxing to frontispiece, but a very good copy. Provenance: signature of J. Allan to front pastedown with ALS dated October 2nd 1882 from Caroline Campbell of Stevenson, Haddington granting Miss Allan permission to fish the waters there. Bookplate in form of artist's palette to ffep, another ownership signature to verso.
Early edition, unrecorded in Westwood & Satchell, Thacher or Hampton. Frerick Warne published the first edition in 1870 with very similar pagination and frontispiece to this edition.