Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed, with a short account of the natural history and habits of the salmon, instructions to sportsmen, anecdotes, etc. (Abel Chapman's annotated copy)

By: William Scrope (Edited by The Right Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell)

Price: $350.00

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London: Edward Arnold. Very Good. 1898. second. Half vellum over marbled boards with ruled brown morocco label to spine. In custom green cloth clamshell case with red ruled gilt particulars to spine as well as gilt-stamped notation "Abel Chapman's annotated copy." Lightly deckled edges; top edge gilt. Bookplate of noted naturalist Abel Chapman to front pastedown. Chapman's occasional notations penciled throughout text. E.g., page 17 where he comments on the author's salmon events occurring in June: " 'June'? / Impossible / A.C." Chapman's notes indexed in penciled autograph to front and rear fly papers. Subsequent owner's business card unceremoniously affixed to front fly.; The Sportsman's Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xiii, 298 pages .

Title: Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed, with a short account of the natural history and habits of the salmon, instructions to sportsmen, anecdotes, etc. (Abel Chapman's annotated copy)

Author Name: William Scrope (Edited by The Right Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell)

Categories: Angling,

Edition: second

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1898

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 3109

Keywords: Angling, Freshwater fishing, Salmon