Gentleman's Magazine, editor of The Compleat Angler, a pen-cutter, and subsequently vicar of Olney. His "Piscatory Dialogues" were first published in 1729. W. & S. p. 43; Petit 286." /> BROWNE, Moses. <I>Angling Sports in nine piscatory eclogues: A new attempt to introduce a more pleasing variety and mixture of subjects and characters into pastoral</I>, London: Edward and Charles Dilly, 1773. 8, half title, engraved frontispiece (frontispiece and title lightly browned), contemporary polished calf, gilt panelled spine (joints cracked, corners worn), green speckled edges. <I>Provenance</I>: PRESENTATION COPY, front free endpaper inscribed: "To Mrs. Long, a small acknowledgment, & humble testimony, of her many undeserved favours ... December 1773," and signed "The Author". Third edition. Moses Browne (1704-87) was a main poetical contributor to the <I>Gentleman's Magazine</I>, editor of <I>The Compleat Angler</I>, a pen-cutter, and subsequently vicar of Olney. His "Piscatory Dialogues" were first published in 1729. W. & S. p. 43; Petit 286. | Christie's