Sale 19JJ05 | Lot 238

SCROPE, WILLIAM The Art of Deer-Stalking; illustrated by a narrative of a few days' sport in the Forest of Atholl...

Catalogue: Americana & Hunting Books from the Estate of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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Lot 238
SCROPE, WILLIAM The Art of Deer-Stalking; illustrated by a narrative of a few days' sport in the Forest of Atholl...
London: John Murray, 1839. New edition. Publisher's green pictorial cloth gilt. 10 x 6 1/4 inches; xix, [1], 440 pp.; frontispiece, plates, vignette title page. Recased preserving much of the original spine, corners worn, endpapers strengthened, scattered foxing, bookplate of E. Hubert Litchfield to front pastedown.
From the distinguished library of Edward Hubert Litchfield, with his bookplate. "[A] famous book, showing how this fascinating sport was carried on with the aid of deerhounds before modern rifles were introduced" (Schwerdt). Schwerdt II, pp. 154-155.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $100 - $200
Sold for $62 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $100 - $200
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Americana & Hunting Books from the Estate of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Tue, Oct 01, 2019 at 10am EDT