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Early Scottish angling literature

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Simmonds, N.W.

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1997
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Shrewsbury: Swan Hill

A comprehensive critique of Scottish angling literature up to the end of the 19th century, affording insight into how methods, tackle and even beliefs have developed. It contains brief background and biographical information on leading writers such as Stoddart, Colquhoun and Currie Bridgett. The second half of the book consists of an anthology of 117 short extracts from the books discussed.

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