American Fish and How to Catch Them A Hand-Book for Fishing By an Old Angler
(Weidmeyer, M.C.)

New York: Francis P. Harper, 1885. F 95 pages; the author's prefatory remarks state "...a practical manual for amateur as well as professional anglers...a ground embraced by no other volume, and will prove valuable as a reference-book to all lovers of the gentle art..."; mostly including information concerning the waters of the Eastern and Middle United States, sea-coast and inland streams of these areas; at back is an interesting section on 'Fishing in the Pacific' followed by a chart of then 'New York Retail Market Prices.' for a variety of fish; OCLC credits M.C. Weidmeyer with authorship; previous owner pencil inscription on endpaper; bound in blue paper-covered boards, beige paper spine; some edge, tips wear, chipping & soiling to the binding, especially spine, with the remains only of the paper title label; front hinge paper split, loosening the board, (blank) endpaper loosening; overall, good condition. Good H (Item ID: 19094)


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