Samuel Allcock and his Fishing Tackle, 1829-1910: A Documentary Source Book

By: Larson, Dr. Todd (Editor)

Price: $109.95

Quantity: 5 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


(Description) This limited edition of 75 signed and numbered copies also includes a matching numbered companion reproduction of 'The Angler, How, When and Where to Fish' as produced by S. Allcock & Company as a volume in the Deans Sixpenny Guide and Useful Handbooks. ***(Synopsis) This isn't a biography of Samuel Allcock or a collector's guide to Allcock fishing tackle, but it's the next best thing. This Allcock Primer brings together 138 primary documents about the life and career of Samuel Allcock and the tackle made by his Standard Works. These sources include everything from detailed contemporary tours of the Allcock factory complex to the introduction of new tackle. Each source is introduced by Dr. Todd E.A. Larson in order to place it into proper historical context. It is supplemented by appendices including 50 pages from early Allcock catalogs and a photo gallery showing 100+ pieces of rare Allcock tackle. Taken as a whole, it is the basis for any future study of Samuel and S. Allcock & Co. 404 pgs.

Title: Samuel Allcock and his Fishing Tackle, 1829-1910: A Documentary Source Book

Author Name: Larson, Dr. Todd (Editor)

Categories: Angling History,

Edition: Ltd. Ed. of 75 copies

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Whitefish Press: 2019

ISBN Number: 1945565373

ISBN Number 13: 9781945565373

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: in Near Fine DJ

Type: New Book

Autograph: Signed by the Author

Size: 8vo

lbs: 4.00 lbs

Seller ID: AB01650