The Rod and the Gun, Being Two Treatises on Angling and Shooting
Seller ID: 94
Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1844. New edition. Numerous engravings, full-page and cut into text. Brown cloth, impressed decoration. Professionally repaired binding with gilt lettering. Browning and toning. Westwood says, "Originally published in the eighth edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, but, in the words of the author, he 'has strengthened the mid-pieces, repaired the top, and given the whole a coat of varnish.' A 'List of books on angling,' including about 100 volumes, is inserted between the treatises. The treatise on angling is much above the ordinary level as a manual" (242). A tight, clean copy.
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