The Angler's Vade Mecum, Containing A Descriptive Account of the Water Flies, Their Seasons, and the Kind of Weather That Brings Them Most on the Water ... To Which is Added A Description of the Different Baits Used in Angling, and Where Found.

Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co, 1818.

Price: $1,250.00

About the item

First edition, with half-title. 12 hand-colored plates. vii, [i], [1]-128 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary full tan calf, uncut. Rebacked in period style, new endsheets. Signed on first blank, "John Stocks/ Edin. 1828" and with original paper label tipped in. Very nice copy. Westwood & Satchell p. 50; Heckscher 359.

Item #244418

One hundred and ninety-four examples of flies, arranged under the months from May to September and colored by hand.