Lot 14
  • 14

Salvin, F.H., and W. Brodrick

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2,000 - 2,500 GBP
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Description

  • Falconry in the British Isles. London: John van Voorst, 1855
  • paper
Second edition, 4to (280 x 181mm.), dedication leaf, 24 lithographed plates by and after William Broderick, crushed red morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf, triple gilt fillet borders on covers, spine gilt in compartments with green labels, gilt turn-ins, watered silk endpapers, top edge gilt, original cloth covers and spine bound in at end, [Harting, p.40; Nissen IVB 147; Fine Bird Books, p. 103; Schwerdt 2:44; Zimmer, p. 541], title with neatly repaired tear

Provenance

G.N.R., red morocco book label; Arcadian Library, bookplate

Catalogue Note

“The best English book on falconry, and a very attractive publication” (Harting).
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