London. Henry G. Bohn. 1849. 16mo, 16cm, xvi,136p., with 54 engraved text illustrations, list of technical and latin terms in the notes, in the original blind decorated green cloth, gilt spine titles, attractive gilt fly decoration and block title on the upper cover, clean and tight, a fine bright copy. (Spg). Item #42097
And this is angling: a sport that requires as much enthusiasm as poetry, as much patience as mathematics, and as much caution as housebreaking". First published under the title "Alphabet of Scientific Angling for the Use of Beginners". London. 1833. Mr. Rennie (Scottish Naturalist) was professor of Zoology, King's College, London. W&S p176. Note: I acquired many of Rennie's books including some books from his personal collection on natural history from a naturalist collector at the National Museum. It also included many 18th and 19th books on trees and on the care of estates.