Wear, tear and some marks to dust jacket. Bumping to boards and spine. Tanning to page edges with some some marks. Writing on ffep. Some small marks on a couple of pages. Hinges and binding intact. This book is from our pre ISBN stock and could therefore be over 50 years old. It will have a general appearance commensurate with its age including age effects to page edges, binding and boards. Dust jacket is absent unless otherwise stated Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. May not look good on your bookcase after reading and probably not suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere MOST IMAGES ARE STOCK PHOTOS. IF YOU NEED A PARTICULAR EDITION PLEASE SEND US A MESSAGE BEFORE PURCHASING SO THAT WE CAN CHECK THAT THE ONE ON OFFER IS THE ONE YOU REQUIRE. SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE
1955 1st edition. 8vo (140 x 220mm). Pp160. B/w plates and illustrations, brief bibliography. Library binding. Beaufort Library Vol. V. Well-used ex-library copy re-bound in library binding incorporating dust-wrapper. Lacks final two pages of index, usual stamps and faults. A reading copy only. This is a detailed introduction to coarse fishing with chapters on, rods; reels; tackle; baits and groundbaits; casting; a chapter each on tench, bream, chub, carp, roach, dace, rudd; fly fishing for coarse fish; autumn angling for barbel, perch, grayling; four chapters on spinning for perch and pike; live baiting for pike; winter fishing for roach, dace and chub. Concludes with a chapter on the history of angling. .