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The Book of the Salmon: in Two Parts. by "Ephemera." Assisted by Andrew Young by  Edward] [Fitzgibbon - First edition - 1850 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

The Book of the Salmon: in Two Parts. by "Ephemera." Assisted by Andrew Young

by [Fitzgibbon, Edward]

Condition: Bound in three quarters tan polished calf, gilt spine, leather title labels, by Stikeman. One label missing, else fine


London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1850. First edition. Hand-colored frontispiece, 7 other hand-colored plates, and one uncolored. 242, [32, ads] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Bound in three quarters tan polished calf, gilt spine, leather title labels, by Stikeman. One label missing, else fine. First edition. Hand-colored frontispiece, 7 other hand-colored plates, and one uncolored. 242, [32, ads] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Westwood & Satchell, p. 86 ("highly esteemed"); Coleby, p. 66


  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 240556
  • Title: The Book of the Salmon: in Two Parts. by "Ephemera." Assisted by Andrew Young
  • Author: [Fitzgibbon, Edward]
  • Format/binding: Hand-colored frontispiece, 7 other hand-colored plates, and one uncolored. 242, [32, ads] pp. 1 vols. 12mo
  • Book condition: Used - Bound in three quarters tan polished calf, gilt spine, leather title labels, by Stikeman. One label missing, else fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1850
  • Keywords: Angling | Color Plate
  • Bookseller catalogs: Sports & Games; Illustrated Books;
  • Subjects: SPORTS & RECREATION / General;

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