Salmonia: Or, Days of Fly Fishing. In a Series of Conversations With Some Account OF The Habits Of Fishes Belonging To The Genus Almo.
by [Davy, Humphrey],
London: John Murray, 1829. Second Edition. Very good+ in full dark green contemporary leather covered boards with four raised bands on the spine with gilt text in one compartment and gilt designs in the other four with the date "1829" at the heel of the spine. The boards are decorated with a unique rolled grain appearance with gilt borders. A 16mo measuring 6 1/2 by 4 inches with marbled edges to the text block and matching marbled end sheets. Both joints are worn, but holding due to reinforced cloth hinges. 335 pages of text illustrated with 6 engraved steel plates and numerous engravings within the text to include 3 pages of eleven insects with their imitations on hooks. (Thacher, p.142)
(Inventory #: TB28495)
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