The Fishing in Print: A Guided Tour through Five Centuries of Angling Literature

By: Gingrich, Arnold (editor)

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[8], 344 pp Dustjacket: Price clipped. From the dustjacket front flap: ......"His tour of the five centuries of fishing literature is respectful without being solemn, technically knowledgeable without being pretentious, witty without being self-important, and is in itself an adornment of the literary stream whose course it traces. Gingrich has constructed his book around the twelve giants of angling who have most dramatically influenced the development of its techniques: Berners, Walton, Cotton, Ronalds, Stewart, Norris, Halford, Gordon, Skues, Mottram, Hewitt, and Jennings.However, he als fishes the pocket waters and pokes up the feeder streams, bringing to the surface another score or so of rewarding authors. Almost half the book consists of excerpts from works now difficult to obtain in their original editions, enhanced by Gingrich's invaluable annotations that explain their setting, point up their importance and beauty, and open up to new angler-readers the literary waters he knows so well himself...."

Title: The Fishing in Print: A Guided Tour through Five Centuries of Angling Literature

Author Name: Gingrich, Arnold (editor)

Categories: Bibliography & Reference, Sporting,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Winchester Press: 1974

ISBN Number: 0876911572

ISBN Number 13: 9780876911570

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 090079