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

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W. Satchell, 1883 - Fish-culture - 397 pages
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Page 148 - 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 233 - 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 217 - THE COMPLEAT ANGLER OR THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION. BEING A DISCOURSE OF FISH AND FISHING, Not unworthy the perusal of most Anglers. Simon Peter said, I go a fishing: and they said, We also will go with thee.
Page 236 - ... Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation. Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing, Not unworthy the perusal of most Anglers.
Page 228 - 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 76 - Mountain, Meadow, and Mere : a Series of Outdoor Sketches of Sport, Scenery, Adventures, and Natural History.
Page 113 - HASSELL (J.) Picturesque Rides and Walks, with Excursions by Water, thirty miles round the British Metropolis...
Page 368 - 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 227 - The Complete Angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton. Extensively embellished with engravings on copper and wood, from original paintings and drawings by first-rate artists. To which are added an introductory essay; the Linnaean arrangement of the various river fish delineated in the work, and illustrative notes.
Page 317 - Provisions contained in an Act passed in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Fourth...

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