Title: A Pretty Kettle of Fish: A Light-Hearted Guide to Coarse-Fishing
Author: Arnold Wiles
Illustrator: Arnold Wiles
Year: 1967
Binding: Hardback
Publisher: Max Parrish & Co Ltd
Book Condition: Excellent
Jacket Condition: Good

 

Description: "Arnold Wiles' distinguished cartoons will appeal to the enthusiast and non-angler alike. The specialist will be quick to appreciate the humour and knowledge which mark his drawing. Being an all-year-round angler he is well qualified to to make this light-hearted but perceptive commentary on today's fishing scene."

Illustrated with lovely b&w full-page, captioned drawings throughout – several of which featured in such publications as Punch, Angling Times, Country Fair and Daily Sketch.

Grass green cloth boards with silver gilded text to spine. Negligible bump on tail of spine; head and corners are straight. Unclipped (16s NET) jacket has some minor wear to the front (refer to image), plus some scuffing along the upper extremities – particularly pronounced on the corners and by the spine, where there are some closed (lossless) tears. Pages are in excellent condition: crisp (almost glossy to the touch), bright, unmarked, and with not a single speck of foxing in sight.

Measures 25.5 cm × 18 cm (10.2″ × 7.2″). Landscape 12mo. Unpaginated.

Price: £13.00

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