London, South Kensington
8 October 1999
MANUALS -- The Complete Art of Angling containing the necessary instructions for that pleasing and fashionable amusement, London: by J. and H. W. Bailey, [c. 1815]. 8, folding hand-coloured woodcut frontispiece (some marginal soiling and browning), later green half morocco, spine gilt-lettered and decorated with angling trophies, t.e.g. Provenance: Edwin F. Snow (bookplate). W. & S. p. xv; Petit 137.
The Art of Angling, London: Hodgson & Co., [n.d.]. 24, engraved frontispiece and title, later green half morocco gilt, original printed wrappers bound in. Provenance: Edwin F. Snow (bookplate). One of three editions recorded by Westwood, the first appearing 'circa 1822', the last with the date 1832. W. & S. p. 17; Petit 109.
With 5 other sixpenny pamphlets, including one other with Edwin Snow's bookplate, each with a hand-coloured frontispiece and attractively bound in later half morocco. (7)
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