[Marston, Edward].


By The Amateur Angler. Sampson Low, Marston and Co. Limited St. Dunstan’s House ... 1892.
Sm. 8vo. viii + 120pp. 7 plates, dec. headpieces, intitial letters, text ills. Some light browning, original gilt rule edged vellum backed dec. cloth boards, minor wear to lower corners, gilt lettered title and dec. to upper board, t.e.g. Edward Marston (1825–1914), publisher, writer, and angler. No. 22 of an Edition of 25 copies printed on Japanese Vellum paper, numbered and initialled by the Author Also issued in a trade edition.. ‘... Marston had been fond of fishing as a boy but gave it up for nearly forty years of urban life. Only in the early 1880s did he return to his old hobby. Then, starting with An Amateur Angler's Days in Dove Dale (1884), he acquired some fame as the author of several light volumes on angling, all paying homage to Isaak Walton ...’ ODNB.
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