Lot 4: Four classic volumes on angling
19th October 2017
Heading: Angling. Title: Four volumes on angling. Place Published: Various places. Date Published: Various dates. Description: 4 volumes. Original cloth. Includes; Best, Thomas. Best's Art Of Angling To Which Is Added Nobbs Complete Troller Also Prognostics Of The Weather With And Without The Barometer. Edited by John Jackson. Illustrated title page. (32mo), original blindstamped cloth, gilt spine, all edges gilt. London: Printed for Thomas Tegg, 1846. Foster, David. The Scientific Angler: Being A General And Instructive Work On Artistic Angling. With black and white illustrated plates. (8vo), original green cloth, stamped in gilt and black. With early ownership signatures. New York: Orange Judd Company, 1883. Norris, Thaddeus. The American Angler's Book, Embracing the Natural History of Sporting Fish and the Art of Taking Them. New Edition, with a Supplement. With portrait frontispiece, plates and text illustrations. (8vo), original green cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Front hinge starting, early gift inscription. Memorial Edition. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, . Scott, Genio C. Fishing in American Waters: A New Edition, Containing Parts Six and Seven On Southern and Miscellaneous Fishes. With frontispiece and text illustrations throughout. (8vo), original brown cloth stamped in gilt. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1875. A Selection of 19th century angling classics. Condition: Varying degrees of general wear; all volumes very good.
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