Fishing in the South

TOMKIN, J.W.G. Fishing in the South.

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"When the wind is in the south, it blows the bait in the fishes' mouth" [sic.]

TOMKIN, J.W.G. Fishing in the South. [London], Southern Railway Company, [1935].

8vo. Original pictorial card, with glassine wrapper; pp. [14], 208, 1 folding map attached to endleaf; an exceptionally well preserved copy, bright cover, wrapper with minimal wear.
First edition. Produced under the banner of the Southern Railway Company, and armed with a catchy tagline, Fishing in the South is a broad overview of the major fishing rivers of southern England, with tips for approaching each, ranging from information on the types of fish frequently encountered, to whether or not one could safely wade there.