Day 2 Lot 610

Mid 18th c fishing book: Brookes, Richard –...

Auction Date: 31/03/2021 at 10am

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Mid 18th c fishing book: Brookes, Richard – “The Art of Angling – Now Improved with additions and Formed into a Dictionary” 3rd 1796 Publ’d London in full calf binding – front board loose – coloured engraved frontis (edges torn) – 135 woodcuts, describing different kinds of fish found in fresh and salt waters – 233pp plus adverts to the rear – sketch to the back the inside cover – some discolouring to the edge of the pages – which one might expect of a book which is 255yrs old – note in two parts with Pt.II on the Great Whale and Whale Fishery, Shark, Turtle and lots more

Hammer Price: £30.00