Wild Sports in Ireland (1897)

Author: John Bickerdyke

Book ID: 66169

Price: 225.00

Wild Sports in Ireland. London: L. Upcott, 1897. First Edition. Pp xii, 234; with pages of advertisements to front & rear. Publisher’s tan cloth boards, lettered in gilt & with bird motifs. Worn along spine. Ex library copy, with ink stamps & with occasional label residue to endpapers. Contents in good condition.

Illustrated with text drawings & photographic plates.

Tales of fishing and shooting in the West of Ireland at the end of the nineteenth century, with many passages on pike fishing, together with mentions of salmon and trout, slob trout, gillaroo and char.

“John Bickerdyke” was the pen-name of Charles Henry Cook.

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