Maxims and Hints for an Angler, and Miseries of Fishing...to
Maxims and Hints for an Angler, and Miseries of Fishing...to

PENN, Richard. Maxims and Hints for an Angler, and Miseries of Fishing...to which are added Maxims and Hints for a Chess Player.

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PENN, Richard. Maxims and Hints for an Angler, and Miseries of Fishing...to which are added Maxims and Hints for a Chess Player. London, John Murray, 1883.

12mo. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to upper board and spine; pp. 59, 12 plates, text illustrations; mild foxing throughout, all but one plate retaining tissue guard, a little rubbed but a good copy overall.
First edition. Humorous short hints, questions and advice on fishing, followed by a similar treatment of chess. How and why the two subjects are related, or even why they should be combined in the same book in such a manner, is not explained.

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