Lot 168Bowker, Charles -“The Art of Angling or Complete...

Auction Date: 19/10/2018 at 03pm



Bowker, Charles -“The Art of Angling or Complete Fly And Bottom-Fisher” new edition 1814 publ’d H Procter-Ludlow; in the original leather bound style fly wallet ( still has the remains of green cloth outer binding) – 170pp - engraved frontis showing flies, fishing scene and trout - interleaved within the fly fishing, fly tying section 20 velum sheets containing a total of 33 mounted flies tied to gut (some with signs of rust) one broken, but generally overall (G) - each fly opposite the accompanying descriptive text of the fly owners name written in ink to the second front free end plate – some minor splits to the top of spine, some minor rust stains opposite the flies – but generally overall (G) 5.5” x 4.5”# Note: Belonged to Mr A .W. Marsh at Farlow’s in Pall Mall from 1913 who became Managing Director after the last member of the Farlow family died and comes from the direct descendent of the late Mr Marsh

Hammer Price: £520.00

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