My Life As An Angler

HENDERSON, William. My Life As An Angler.

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HENDERSON, William. My Life As An Angler. London, W.Satchell, Peyton & Co., 1880.

8vo. Original dark green cloth, titled and decorated in gilt to front & spine; pp.xvi + 352 [16, ads], frontispiece photo of author, 12 woodcut plates, text illustrations; a very good copy.
Second edition. Tales from the life of William Henderson, including the exploits of his angling career, and those of his family and friends. First printed in a small private edition for circulation within the aforementioned family, then released in a trade edition in 1879 due to popular demand (or so is claimed by the author). Contains an array of woodcuts engraved by Edmund Evans from works by a variety of artists, and occasional poetic tangents.Includes two appendices: poems by John Younger, and a list of Salmon caught at Castle Sprouston.