[ANGLING] The Whole Art of Fishing; Being a Collection and Improvement of All that Has Been Written upon This Subject, with Many New Experiments To which Is Added the Laws of Angling.
London: E. Curll, 1714. First edition. Modern boards. 6 1/2 x 3 7/8 inches (16.5 x 9.5 cm); viii [including frontispiece], 111, (1, index) pp. Small repair below imprint on title where original price was excised, otherwise a fine copy.
Westwood & Satchell, p. 18: "Should have a frontispiece of an angling scene, Windsor Castle in the distance, very often wanting. There is a quotation on the title page from Pope's 'Windsor Forest,' which gives appropriateness to this view." Heckscher 98.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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