The angler; : a poem, in ten cantos. Comprising proper instructions in the art, with rules to choose fishing rods, lines, hooks, floats, baits, and to make artificial flies; receipts for pastes, &c. &c. Embellished with upwards of twenty beautiful wood-cuts. / By T.P. Lathy ...
|Main Author:||Lathy, Thomas Pike, 1771-1841.|
London: : Printed for J.H. Burn ..., 1820.
References: Westwood, T. Bibliotheca piscatoria, p. 131.
A reissue, with cancel t.p., of the edition published: London, 1819.
Printer's imprint at end: W. Shackell, printer ... London.
Signatures: A-I¹²K¹²(K2+[chi] 1)L⁶M⁴(-M4). C5 is signed C3; E5 is signed F5.
"Lathy perpetrated a successful plagiaristic fraud ... the poem was copied almost in toto from 'The anglers. Eight dialogues in verse,' London, 1758 ... by 'Dr. Thomas Scott of Ispwich.'"--DNB.
xxi, , 194, , 198-234 p.,  leaf of plates :
ill., port. ;
18 cm. (12mo)
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