Author:BROWNE, Reverend Moses (1704-1787)


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Angling Sports: in nine Piscatory Eclogues. A new attempt to introduce a more pleasing Variety and Mixture of Subjects and Characters into Pastoral. . . . The third edition.

By: BROWNE, Reverend Moses (1704-1787).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1773.: 1773

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: LV2071

// Sm. 8vo. xxxvii, [3], 136 pp. Engraved frontispiece. Apparently INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, "Inscribed to Mr. Betteroth"[?] (facing p. 120). Original calf, rebacked with handsome new spine and red morocco gilt-stamped spine label. Bookplate of Hastings Nathaniel Middleton. Some minor ink annotations to the title. Very good. Originally issued in 1729 under a slightly different title and then again reissued in 1739. This is the third edition. "Brown was an enthusiastic angler, and in 1750, at the suggestion of Dr. Johnson, brought out an edition of Walton and Cotton's "Compleat ... View more info