A Treatise On Fishing with a Hook Attributed to Dame Juliana Berners, Printed in the Book of Saint Albans by Wynken De Worde 1496, Rendered Into Modern English by William Van Wyck. Dame Juliana Berners.
A Treatise On Fishing with a Hook Attributed to Dame Juliana Berners, Printed in the Book of Saint Albans by Wynken De Worde 1496, Rendered Into Modern English by William Van Wyck

A Treatise On Fishing with a Hook Attributed to Dame Juliana Berners, Printed in the Book of Saint Albans by Wynken De Worde 1496, Rendered Into Modern English by William Van Wyck.

New York: Van Rees Press, 1933.
ISBN: NoISBN. First English Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Cloth rubbed, small tear top of back strip. Clean and tight inside. Signed on front fly leaf, "Mary Van Wyck," the translator's sister I believe. The final statement from the original treatise is a warning about revealing one's fishing secrets: "And because the present treatise must not fall into the hands of each idle fellow who might want it, if it were printed by itself, and put into a little pamphlet, I have incorporated it in the great tome of St. Albans so that... the idlers shall take little interest in the sport of fishing which they might destroy utterly by virtue of the skill acquired from this treatise, which has thus been put beyond their reach, in being beyond their means." Size: 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 54 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Fishing & Hunting; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8025. Good Condition / No Dust Jacket.

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