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THE KING OF FISH
SCROPE, William. DAYS AND NIGHTS OF SALMON FISHING IN THE TWEED; WITH A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE NATURAL HISTORY AND HABITS OF THE SALMON, INSTRUCTIONS TO SPORTSMEN, ANECDOTES, ETC. London: John Murray, 1843. xvii + [3] + 298 pp. + 2 pp. publisher's advertisements and 13 chromolithograph plates throughout. 8vo., green cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Corners bumped, a few pale spots to boards, spine sunned, cocked; spine worn at heel and crown with small closed tear. Owner's name tipped in at front pastedown. Text clean and tight. Very good overall. Wonderful plates, some with minor foxing at edges. Entertaining anecdotes abound, and useful information relating to making flies and the fine art of salmon fishing is masterfully recounted. $2,250.00 #81534