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Title:Salmonia or Days of Fly Fishing in a series of conversations with some account of the habits of fishes belonging to the genus Salmo
Price:GBP£120.00 (about USD$169.60)
Item ID:TP01-56817
Publisher:John Murray, London, 1828
Binding:Hardcover (Half Leather)
Condition:Very Good
John Murray, 1828, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Very Good, First

"These pages formed the occupation of the Author during many months of severe and dangerous illness, when he was wholly incapable of more useful studies." The author, in fact anonymous on the title page was Sir Humphrey Davy, best known for his more useful study resulting in the invention of the miner's lamp. This is a nice copy of an Angling classic illustrated with three full page plates on tissue paper and occasional woodcuts in the text. This copy is bound in red leather, light faded at the spine, with marbled boards. Size: Small Octavo. Category: Fishing & Hunting;
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