The Pleasures of Princes

, 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
Price: $750.00

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