MARKHAM, Gervase. The Pleasures of Princes or Good Mens Recreations. Together with The Experienced Angler by Colonel Robert Venables With a Preface By Horace Hutchinson. xix, 111 pp. 4to., bound in publisher's full limp vellum with ribbon ties. London: Cresset Press, 1927.
A handsome facsimile of two early English books on fishing. Gervase Markham was an English poet and also the author of a number of popular treatises on country and sporting pursuits such as this one on fishing. Robert Venables was a soldier during the English Civil War. This copy number 10 of 50 deluxe copies on handmade paper.
Item nr. 101827