Bibliotheca Piscatoria: A Catalogue of Books on Angling, the Fisheries and Fish-culture, with Bibliographical Notes and an Appendix of Citations Touching on Angling and Fishing from Old English Authors (Google eBook)

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W. Satchell, 1883 - Fish-culture - 397 pages
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Page 146 - God Almighty first planted a garden; and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handyworks...
Page 226 - Walton and Cotton's Complete Angler; or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation : being a Discourse of Rivers. Fishponds, Fish and Fishing, written by IZAAK WALTON ; and Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a clear Stream, by CHARLES COTTON.
Page 215 - The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation. Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing, Not unworthy the perusal of most Anglers.
Page 226 - WALTON ; and Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a clear Stream, by CHARLES COTTON. With Original Memoirs and Notes by Sir HARRIS NICOLAS, and 61 Copperplate Illustrations.
Page 118 - Boy's Country Book : Being the Real Life of a Country Boy, written by himself ; exhibiting all the Amusements, Pleasures, and Pursuits of Children in the Country. New Edition ; with 40 Woodcuts. Fcp. 8vo. price 6s. Howitt. The Rural Life of England.
Page 63 - The Moor and the Loch. Containing Minute Instructions in all Highland Sports, with Wanderings over Crag and Corrie, Flood and Fell. By JOHN COLQUHOUN.
Page 111 - HASSELL (J.) Picturesque Rides and Walks, with Excursions by Water, thirty miles round the British Metropolis...
Page 364 - You see the ways the fisherman doth take To catch the fish ; what engines doth he make ? Behold ! how he engageth all his wits ; Also his snares, lines, angles, hooks, and nets...
Page 216 - THE COMPLEAT ANGLER, or the CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION; being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing, not unworthy the perusal of most Anglers.
Page 13 - North Country Angler; or, the Art of Angling, as practised in the Northern Counties of England.

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