28th July 2021 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

Lot 48


Brookes (Richard). The Art of Angling, Rock and Sea-Fishing: With the Natural History of River,...

Brookes (Richard). The Art of Angling, Rock and Sea-Fishing: With the Natural History of River, Pond, and Sea-Fish. Illustrated with 133 Cutts, 2nd edition, London: for J. Watts, 1743. 12mo (157 x 90 mm), early-20th-century sheep, title-page in red and black with woodcut vignette, woodcuts of fish throughout the text, spine rubbed, inner hinges reinforced with linen tape, contents toned, closely trimmed along top edge shaving a few headlines, signatures E11-12 with marginal loss to lower fore corners not affecting text - Theakston (Michael). A List of Natural Flies that are taken by Trout, Grayling, and Smelt, in the Streams of Ripon, 1st edition, Ripon: W. Harrison, 1853. 8vo, original cloth, 5 lithographic plates (of which the first 4 numbered 1-8), spine sunned, rolled and a little frayed, marginal loss to first leaf of text, small tide-mark to upper inner corner of plates - Mosely (Martin E.). The Dry-Fly Fisherman's Entomology. Being a Supplement to Frederic M. Halford's The Dry-Fly Man's Handbook, 1st edition, London: George Routledge and Sons, Limited, 1921. 8vo, original green cloth wallet binding with envelope flap, photogravure portrait frontispiece, 16 colour plates, spine slightly rubbed (qty: 3) ESTC T125461 (Brookes: five copies only in libraries world-wide).

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Estimated at £100 - £150


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