Trench - A History of Angling

Charles Chevenix Trench - A History of Angling

Hart-Davis 1974

Fortunately this book is out of print, but if you are determined, it can still be found fairly cheaply. The dust jacket states that the author has written not only a history of horsemanship, but a history of marksmanship and I suspect that this is where his expertise lies.

On the positive side, A History of Angling is the only book I know which attempts to cover the entire history of all aspects of angling and while it isn’t completely without its good points, the best compliment I am prepared to pay it is that I can’t quite bring myself to throw my copy out.