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Author: Rob Beattie; David Salariya
Publisher: Brighton : Book House, 2012.
Series: Very peculiar history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores one of the most ancient and popular pastimes in the world in the unique Peculiar History style, packed full of fascinating facts, quirky trivia and mind-boggling statistics. Rob Beattie tackles everything from the history of fish and chips to fish that look like celebrities and from what the well-dressed angler is wearing this season to brave fishing adventures and different fishing techniques from around  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Beattie, Rob.
Fishing.
Brighton : Book House, 2012
(OCoLC)769547157
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Beattie; David Salariya
ISBN: 9781908759863 1908759860 9781908759856 1908759852
OCLC Number: 784885564
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction : first casts --
Coarse or game? --
Tackle --
Baits, lures and flies --
Techniques --
Tradition or technology? --
Angling adventures --
Fishing legends --
Glossary --
Timeline.
Series Title: Very peculiar history.
Responsibility: written by Rob Beattie ; created and designed by David Salariya.

Abstract:

Explores one of the most ancient and popular pastimes in the world in the unique Peculiar History style, packed full of fascinating facts, quirky trivia and mind-boggling statistics. Rob Beattie tackles everything from the history of fish and chips to fish that look like celebrities and from what the well-dressed angler is wearing this season to brave fishing adventures and different fishing techniques from around the world.

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