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Cole, Ralph
THE YOUNG ANGLER'S POCKET COMPANION; OR, A NEW AND COMPLETE TREATISE OF THE ART OF ANGLING ... TO WHICH IS NOW ADDED A NEW AND SUCCESSFUL METHOD OF TROLLING AND LAYING TRIMMERS ... TOGETHER WITH THE BEST METHOD OF SMELT-FISHING ... NEVER BEFORE TREATED ON. LONDON: R. BASSAM, ET AL., 1795
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,000 USD
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Cole, Ralph
THE YOUNG ANGLER'S POCKET COMPANION; OR, A NEW AND COMPLETE TREATISE OF THE ART OF ANGLING ... TO WHICH IS NOW ADDED A NEW AND SUCCESSFUL METHOD OF TROLLING AND LAYING TRIMMERS ... TOGETHER WITH THE BEST METHOD OF SMELT-FISHING ... NEVER BEFORE TREATED ON. LONDON: R. BASSAM, ET AL., 1795
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,000 USD
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Cole, Ralph
THE YOUNG ANGLER'S POCKET COMPANION; OR, A NEW AND COMPLETE TREATISE OF THE ART OF ANGLING ... TO WHICH IS NOW ADDED A NEW AND SUCCESSFUL METHOD OF TROLLING AND LAYING TRIMMERS ... TOGETHER WITH THE BEST METHOD OF SMELT-FISHING ... NEVER BEFORE TREATED ON. LONDON: R. BASSAM, ET AL., 1795
12mo (5 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.; 138 x 85 mm). Engraved folding frontispiece; repairs to verso of frontispiece. Original boards with later green calf spine; spine toned, endpapers renewed.
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Provenance

George A. Brakeley (bookplate to front endpaper)

Literature

ESTC 006005547; Heckscher, 475; Westwood & Satchell, 62

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITION, with frontispiece in three compartments, one depicting a quaint vignette of four anglers, and the remaining two with bait and fishes. Frontispiece in folding state, rather than cut, as is frequently the case with rebound copies. Ownership inscription to the verso of the frontispiece reading: "Mrs. Mary Elwood, her Book given her by a friend to teach her Angling." 

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