Day 2 Lot 602

Late 19th century fishing book: Westwood, Thomas...

Auction Date: 31/03/2021 at 10am

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Late 19th century fishing book: Westwood, Thomas - “The Chronicle of The Compleat Angler of Isaac Walton and Charles Cotton - being a bibliographical record of its various editions and mutations” new ed. 1883 - published W Satchell London – in the original quarter brown morocco over brown cloth - gilt title to spine - top edge gilt some wear to spine – together with the printers catalogue to the rear of fishing books being published - possibly 1 of only 100 copies after 400 were allegedly destroyed in a fire – marble end plates with ex libris private book plate – very clean internally

Hammer Price: £80.00