Notes and Reminiscences of My Life as an Angler
Henderson, William

London: Private Circulation Only, 1876. F xiii + 324 pages; tissue-guarded photographic portrait plate of the author tipped-on as frontispiece, other black and white illustrations in the text; old bookseller description tipped-on at front, noting this as a large paper copy; "For Private Circulation Only" noted on title page; (from the author's Preface): "...the manuscript possessed sufficient interest for anglers generally to warrant its publication...associated with those of the comrades whose friendly companionship has brightened many a pleasant tour with rod and line..."; reminiscences & anecdotes on various aspects of fishing in England and other locales, trout & salmon, more; tipped-in at front endpaper is a newspaper article ms dated 1895 concerning "The Angler in Dorothy Forster's Country" and another smaller piece; with the bookplates of James Taylor Esq. Northumberland and visiting-card of Rev.d Edward J. Taylor West Pelton Vicarage Beamish R.S.O. Co. Durham on the front endpaper; bound in green pebbled cloth, green leather spine and corners, all edges gilt, gilt spine rules & angling tool decorations, with the small Spottiswoode & Co. binding ticket at back endpaper, marbled; binding very worn, titles dulled, front board detached; title page foxing, occasional foxing in text; overall, contents good condition. Good (Item ID: 18442)

$250.00

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