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Sage, Dean
THE RISTIGOUCHE AND ITS SALMON FISHING. WITH A CHAPTER ON ANGLING LITERATURE. EDINBURGH: DAVID DOUGLAS, 1888
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 11,875 USD
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Sage, Dean
THE RISTIGOUCHE AND ITS SALMON FISHING. WITH A CHAPTER ON ANGLING LITERATURE. EDINBURGH: DAVID DOUGLAS, 1888
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 11,875 USD
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Sage, Dean
THE RISTIGOUCHE AND ITS SALMON FISHING. WITH A CHAPTER ON ANGLING LITERATURE. EDINBURGH: DAVID DOUGLAS, 1888
Folio (12 3/4 x 9 in.; 324 x 299 mm). Aquatint title-page printed in red and black after G. Reid by Annan and Swan, aquatint frontispiece after Reid by Annan and Swan, 16 engraved plates on japan paper after and by Stephen Parris, Mrs. A. L. Merritt, C. A. Platt, H. Sandham, and others, 63 engraved head- and tailpieces, historiated initials, and other ornaments after and by Merritt, Platt, J. Adam and others, double-page lithographed map on japan paper after and by J. Bartholomew; very occasional stray spot. Publisher's coarse green cloth, front cover with gilt vignette of a hawk snatching a salmon from the water, green leaf-patterned endpapers; rubbed, spine slightly faded. Half-morocco slipcase.
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Literature

Bruns S4; Heckscher 1681; Litchfield 58; Phillips 328

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITION, copy 90 of 105 copies. "The finest salmon book ever produced" (Litchfield). " A sumptuous volume on angling, delightfully written [and including] an appreciative discussion of the feelings and moods of the sportsman enjoying both hunting and fishing" (Phillips). Sage covers not only the famed Salmon water, but the tackle needed (and differences in American versus British equipment and includes his study of Angling literature.

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