Lot 12
  • 12

Angling

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500 - 700 GBP
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938 GBP
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Description

  • A collection of 10 volumes on angling in English, including:
  • Paper
i. Walton, Isaac. The Complete Angler. London: Thomas Hope, 1760, 2 parts in one, FIRST HAWKINS EDITION, 16 engraved plates, engraved illustrations, modern morocco by Morrell, g.e., bookplate of Arthur C. Newsum, small white markings scattered through text and plates (?Tipp-ex)
ii. another edition. London: John Major, 1823, FIRST MAJOR EDITION, 14 engraved plates on india paper, mounted, wood-engraved illustrations, contemporary green morocco gilt, with a modern FORE-EDGE PAINTING of angling on the Dove, g.e., plates rather spotted, spine somewhat faded and rubbed
iii. Scrope, W. Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed. London: Murray, 1843, FIRST EDITION, original cloth, lithographed additional title and 12 plates (3 hand-coloured, others tinted), illustrations, original cloth, tinted plates spotted, rebacked retaining most of original spine
iv. [Cartwright, W.] Rambles and Recollections of a Fly-Fisher... by Clericus. London: Chapman and Hall, 1854, FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author, 8 plates, original cloth, rebacked retaining original spine
v. Ronalds, A. The Fly-fisher's Entomology... fifth edition. London: Longman, 1856, 20 hand-coloured engraved plates, modern morocco gilt, spine faded

and 5 others, all 8vo (10)

Literature

Westwood and Satchell pp. 221, 225, 191, 61, 178; Oliver, Compleat Angler, 9 & 21
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