拍品 38
  • 38

FRANKLAND, ROBERT, SIR. 'DELIGHTS OF FISHING'. LONDON: THOMAS MCLEAN, 1823 [FINAL PLATE WATERMARKED 1827]

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3,000 - 4,000 USD
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描述

  • 'Delights of Fishing'. London: Thomas McLean, 1823 [final plate watermarked 1827]
  • Paper, ink, leather
Oblong 4to (10 x 12 3/8 in.; 255 x 315mm). 6 hand-colored aquatint plates by C. Turner after Frankland, tipped into an album; occasional and faint marginal soiling. Half red morocco, bound by De Sauty of Donnellys, upper cover with black morocco title label, decoratively bordered and lettered in gilt, spine with raised bands in six compartments with repeat gilt fleurons. Red cloth slipcase.

來源

Joel Spitz (bookplate to front pastedown; his sale, Christie's London, 27 May 2015, lot 167)

出版

Siltzer p. 122

拍品資料及來源

The Spitz copy. Frankland’s rare series on fishing, offering images both humorous and gentlemanly as they depict instances of angling gone awry accompanied by quotations drawn from Virgil. Likely the second issue, with the first bearing the imprint of C. Turner. 
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