The gentleman angler containing short, plain, and easy instructions, whereby the most ignorant beginner may, in a short time, become a perfect artist in angling for salmon, salmon peal, trout, Pike, Carp, Perch, Barbel, Tench, Bream, Chub, Greyling, Mullets, Flounders, Roch, Dace, Gudgeon, &c. With several observations on angling, angle rods, and Artificial Flies; How to chuse the best Hair, and Indian Grass; Of the proper Times and Seasons for River and Pond Fishing; When Fish spawn; And what Baits are chiefly to be used, &c. To which is added, treatise concerning Thames fishing; with an Account of the Nature of such Rivers as empty themselves into it, or are near unto it, &c. Also the Angler's New Song; The Laws of Angling; And the Form of a Licence and Deputation for Angling. Together with an appendix, containing the Method of Rock and Sea Fishing; An Alphabetical Explanation of Technical Words used in the Art of Angling; Choice Receipts for Dressing Fish; And, How to Improve Barren Ground, by turning it into Fish Ponds; With plain Directions how to Make a Trout Pond, &c. By a gentleman, who has made angling his diversion upwards of twenty-eight years.

Title
The gentleman angler [electronic resource] : containing short, plain, and easy instructions, whereby the most ignorant beginner may, in a short time, become a perfect artist in angling for salmon, salmon peal, trout, Pike, Carp, Perch, Barbel, Tench, Bream, Chub, Greyling, Mullets, Flounders, Roch, Dace, Gudgeon, &c. With several observations on angling, angle rods, and Artificial Flies; How to chuse the best Hair, and Indian Grass; Of the proper Times and Seasons for River and Pond Fishing; When Fish spawn; And what Baits are chiefly to be used, &c. To which is added, treatise concerning Thames fishing; with an Account of the Nature of such Rivers as empty themselves into it, or are near unto it, &c. Also the Angler's New Song; The Laws of Angling; And the Form of a Licence and Deputation for Angling. Together with an appendix, containing the Method of Rock and Sea Fishing; An Alphabetical Explanation of Technical Words used in the Art of Angling; Choice Receipts for Dressing Fish; And, How to Improve Barren Ground, by turning it into Fish Ponds; With plain Directions how to Make a Trout Pond, &c. By a gentleman, who has made angling his diversion upwards of twenty-eight years.
Publication
London : printed for C. Hitch, at the Red Lion in Pater-Noster Row, [1743?]
Electronic Resource
Full text online available from home with a valid library card and onsite at NYPL

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Description
[2],vi,200,[8]p.; 12⁰.
Subject
Fishing > Early works to 1800
Note
  • A reissue of the sheets of the 1736 second edition, with an altered titlepage.
  • The appendix has a separate titlepage: 'Appendix; containing I The method of rock fishing, and sea fishing; .. IV. How to improve poor or barren ground, by turning it into fish ponds.' London, 1736.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Indexed In (note)
  • English Short Title Catalog,
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
OCLC
642280210
Title
The gentleman angler [electronic resource] : containing short, plain, and easy instructions, whereby the most ignorant beginner may, in a short time, become a perfect artist in angling for salmon, salmon peal, trout, Pike, Carp, Perch, Barbel, Tench, Bream, Chub, Greyling, Mullets, Flounders, Roch, Dace, Gudgeon, &c. With several observations on angling, angle rods, and Artificial Flies; How to chuse the best Hair, and Indian Grass; Of the proper Times and Seasons for River and Pond Fishing; When Fish spawn; And what Baits are chiefly to be used, &c. To which is added, treatise concerning Thames fishing; with an Account of the Nature of such Rivers as empty themselves into it, or are near unto it, &c. Also the Angler's New Song; The Laws of Angling; And the Form of a Licence and Deputation for Angling. Together with an appendix, containing the Method of Rock and Sea Fishing; An Alphabetical Explanation of Technical Words used in the Art of Angling; Choice Receipts for Dressing Fish; And, How to Improve Barren Ground, by turning it into Fish Ponds; With plain Directions how to Make a Trout Pond, &c. By a gentleman, who has made angling his diversion upwards of twenty-eight years.
Imprint
London : printed for C. Hitch, at the Red Lion in Pater-Noster Row, [1743?]
Edition
The third edition, with large additions.
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexed In:
English Short Title Catalog, T112098.
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Place of Publication
Great Britain England London.
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