The Fisherman's Bedside Book
London, United Kingdom, Eyre and Spottiswoode. 1955, 2nd Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ill.: Watkins-Pitchford, Denys. "As well as brown trout in gin-clear chalk streams,sea trout in Norwegian torrents and salmon in gloomy Scottish lochs, this collection features the pursuit of bream in Black Country canals, carp in brooding ponds, barbel on the Thames, pike in unfished castle moats and many, many more. There are even some accounts of the pursuit, by British anglers of course, of foreign fish such as the mighty mahseer of the Middle East. Welcoming inns and pastoral idylls provide the setting." CONDITION Navy bds with Bright Gilt title and Gilt Trout decoration to front (fresh and unworn, sharp cnrs, small faded spot top rear) pp xxiii 575 with 19 nice woodblock illus throughout (bright clean copy, not inscribed, light foxed to eps only) Original DJ is fresh with foxed White areas, very minor edge wear, is price clipped. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Keywords: Trout Fishing Angling Watkins-Pitchford, Denys