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Fisher Walsh copy: With the pictorial bookplate of David Philipson, and the bookstamp of the Library of the Hebrew Union College, Jewish Institute of Religion, California School 32
This little volume, originally published in the middle of the nineteenth century, is devoted to the art of trout fishing. The author, W. C. Stewart, offers a detailed account of nearly all the aspects of trouting, beginning with the explanation for fishermen up to the discussion various types of wood for making fishing rods. The book gives examples of fish’s food, numerous sorts of worms, lampreys, the suitable weather for fishing, experiments with the angles and other useful information, such as best means of filling a basket in May. Never herefor there was such a book, which provided a full-length account of trout fishing. Though the book was written in the language of the time, it remains very informative today, since a lot of described techniques have hardly changed.
In his book “Life shortening habits and rejuvenation” he author aimed to show, on the basis of examples drawn from nature, that each of the Almighty's creatures is destined by Him to do good. He discusses all life shortening habits and tells the ways to avoid them. Also he explains what is good for our health and long life.
A collection of short stories by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch, a British writer, who published under the pen name of “Q.” Among others, the book includes Sindbad On Burrator, Victor, The Capture of the Burgomeister Van Der Werf, King O' Prussia, The Man Who Could Have Told, The Cellars of Rueda, The Haunted Yacht, Parson Jack's Fortune, The Burglary Club and some others.
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch was a Cornish writer, who published under the pen name of Q. He published his Dead Man's Rock (a romance in the vein of Stevenson's Treasure Island) in 1887, and he followed this up with Troy Town (1888) and The Splendid Spur (1889). After some journalistic experience in London, mainly as a contributor to the Speaker, in 1891 he settled at Fowey in Cornwall. He published in 1896 a series of critical articles, Adventures in Criticism, and in 1898 he completed Robert Louis Stevenson's unfinished novel, St Ives. With the exception of the parodies entitled Green Bays: Verses and Parodies (1893), his poetical work is contained in Poems and Ballads (1896). In 1895 he published an anthology from the sixteenth and seventeenth-century English lyrists, The Golden Pomp, followed in 1900 by an equally successful Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900 (1900). He was made a Bard of Gorseth Kernow in 1928, taking the Bardic name Marghak Cough ('Red Knight').
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Includes glossary "State of Montana, Governor's Office"--Cover Cover title: Clark Fork River-Lake Pend Oreille basin project: an aquatic resource evaluation and work plan "June 1985." 13 14
The Complete Manual For Young Sportsmen : With Directions For Handling The Gun, The Rifle, And The Rod, The Art Of Shooting On The Wing, The Breaking, Management, And Hunting Of The Dog, The Varieties And Habits Of Game, River, Lake, And Sea Fishing, Etc., Etc., Etc. : Prepared For The Instruction And Use Of The Youth Of America - by FRANK FORESTER - 1856
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. Excerpt from book: Section 3CHAPTER III. EXCELLENT FI8HING VICINITY OF FRIENDS OR FOES AN AMBUSCADE THE 8O.UAW AND HER PAPOOSE A WIDOW'8 ATTENTIONS CHANGE OF CAMP ABUNDANCE OF GAME INDIAN DOGS PBOCESS OF TANNING CANVAS-BACK DUCKS THEIR HABITAT, AND METHODS OF CAPTURING THEM. In this spot I determined to halt for four days, for with such shelter, water, and vegetation, game must be abundant. Descending after breakfast to the stream that coursed lengthways through the valley, I found indisputable evidences of the presence of beavers, as well as numerous deer and buffalo tracks. My rough but ready fish-line was always carried in a corner of my bullet-bag. Hoping to find the water as prolific in game as the land promised to be, I cut a wand for a rod, and with some thread ravelled from a few scraps of rag I retained for gun- washing, lashed a diminutive piece of the tail of my scarlet shirt upon the hook's shank Taking my stand where there was a rush of water, produced by a choke caused by the jamming of logs and vegetable matter, I made a cast. In a moment I had hooked a splendid fellow. For a few minutes I gave him the butt, to gain time to find a landing-place. This I succeeded in doing, and pulled my prey ashore, in VICINITY OF FRIENDS OB FOES. 39 spite of his most urgent remonstrances and struggles. Again and again the operation was repeated with equal success, till I began to regret that my horses would not eat fish, and thus justify me in continuing my sport. Returning homewards I could have killed several deer, but, satisfied that I had obtained sufficient food to sustain the inward man, I desisted from useless slaughter. Not to take too much credit upon myself for what by some may be considered self-denial, my reduced stock of ammunition might have had no small amount of influence in producing such comm... --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.