The Angler's Souvenir. Edited by G. Christopher Davies.
London & New York. Frederick Warne and Co. 1886. Hardcover. thick8vo. 21.2x 16.5cm, large paper edition, 311p., engraved half title, 30 engraved plates tipped on heavy stock paper with tissue guards, each leave with decorated text margins, original green cloth, gilt titles & decoration, beveled boards, floral decorated endpapers, t.e.g., wear on the edges, inner hinges paper tape guarded, occasional light foxing, a good to very good copy (sp). ~ Westwood & Satchell p93. A revised copy of a classic early nineteenth century literary fishing classic first published in 1835 by "P. Fisher, Esq., assisted by several eminent piscatory characters." Paul Fisher was the pseudonym of writer, William Andrew Catto (1799 1864). With lovely steel engravings by Beckwith and Topham. An attractive book with gilt angling motif on front. Item #38299