The British Angler's Manual, Or, The Art Of Angling In England, Scotland, Wales, And Ireland. With Some Account Of The Principal Rivers, Lakes, And Trout Streams, In The United Kingdom; With Instructions In Fly-Fishing, Trolling, And Angling At The Bottom, And More Particularly For The Trout. Embellished with numerous engravings on steel and wood, chiefly from original pictures and drawings by the author. - Thomas C. Hofland 1848 - H. G. Bohn, London - New ed., revised & enlarged by E. Jesse An angling treatise ‘the result of more than thirty years’ practice” by the eminent English landscape painter,Thomas Christopher Hofland (1777-1843). ‘an agreeably written and beautifully illustrated work’.

Most of the steel engraved plates and woodcuts are by the author. Originally containing 15 plates and 39 woodblocks, this edition was enlarged by E, Jesse, with 21 plates and frontispiece, and a memoir of T. C. Hofland by his son.
  References: Westwood & Satchell, Bibliotheca Piscatoria 118. DNB.

Octavo (book size 19x12.8cm), pp. xxxii 448. In publisher’s embossed and decorated cloth, rebacked over new matching cloth, spine and front panel decorated in gilt, with gilt lettering to the spine, and rear panel matching front panel in blind, new yellow endpapers to style.
  Condition: Very good, neatly rebacked retaining original cloth spine, offsetting to title page else clean throughout.   Ref: 103200   Price: HK$ 1,400