Sale 19JJ01 | Lot 37

[AMERICAN ANGLING] [BROWN, JOHN]. The American Angler's Guide; or, Complete Fisher's Manual, for the United States: Containing the Opinions and Practices of Experienced Anglers in Both Hemispheres...

Catalogue: Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson
[AMERICAN ANGLING]  [BROWN, JOHN]. The American Angler's Guide; or, Complete Fisher's Manual, for the United States: Containing the Opinions and Practices of Experienced Anglers in Both Hemispheres...

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Lot 37
[AMERICAN ANGLING] [BROWN, JOHN]. The American Angler's Guide; or, Complete Fisher's Manual, for the United States: Containing the Opinions and Practices of Experienced Anglers in Both Hemispheres...
New York: H. Long & Brother, 1849. Third edition, the first to add the second part. Original decorated cloth covers, rebacked in similar pebbled cloth, endpapers renewed. Ad at front and introductory poem, frontispiece and other plates, attractive vignettes to each page margin, 332 pp., ads at rear. Rear hinge split, spotting to frontis and title, light wear to boards.
Uncommon edition by Brown, an early New York City tackle dealer. The newly added second part offers information on American fishing localities. The Sage catalog described this as "the first book on angling written by an American and printed in America." Bruns ("seldom offered") B253; Wetzel p. 36; Westwood & Satchell, p. 4.


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Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for $531 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $200 - $300
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Americana from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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