Sale 18BP01 | Lot 202

ANDREWS, WILLIAM LORING Treatyse of Fysshynge with an Angle. From the Book of St. Albans. With an Introductory Essay on the Contemplative Man's favorite recreation.

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Lot 202
ANDREWS, WILLIAM LORING Treatyse of Fysshynge with an Angle. From the Book of St. Albans. With an Introductory Essay on the Contemplative Man's favorite recreation.
New York: Scribner's, 1903. "Printed at the Gilliss Press from type cast specially for this book, patterned after the traditional old character first used by Wynkyn de Worde" in the 1496 edition. First American edition, one of 160 copies. Original gilt stamped vellum, retains full unbroken ties, morocco backed slipcase. 8 x 6 inches (21 x 15 cm); printed in black and red on handmade paper, in text illustrations. A fine copy.
A fine production with only one copy in the auction record in 30 years.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $468 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $468 (includes buyer's premium)

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