London, South Kensington
8 October 1999
An Essay on the Right of Angling in the River Thames, and in all other public navigable rivers, Reading: printed by Smart and Cowslade, [1787?]. 8 (title slightly soiled, light spotting), late 19th-century calf-backed mottled boards, gilt-lettered spine.
FIRST EDITION. Written in answer to a 1787 pamphlet entitled A Letter to a Proprietor of a Fishery on the River Thames. W. & S. p. 87; Petit 774: "Trs rare et curieux".
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