The Book of the Pike.
A practical treatise of the various methods of jack fishing; with an analysis of the tackle employed - the history of the fish, &c. also a chapter on spinning for trout in lakes and rivers.London: Robert Hardwicke, 1865 Stock Code: 145210
First edition. A handsomely bound copy.
Octavo (185 x 118 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in green calf, brown morocco labels, gilt tooling to spine separated by raised bands, roll to boards gilt, title to front front board gilt, inner dentelles gilt, decorative endpapers, top edge gilt.
With a colour frontispiece and 8 black and white plates and further black and white illustrations in the text.
Pages nice and clean, spine a little darkened and slightly rubbed at joints. A very good copy.
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