Sale 18JJ01 | Lot 44

BROOKES, R.[ICHARD] The Art of Angling.

Catalogue: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Lot Details

Lot 44
BROOKES, R.[ICHARD] The Art of Angling.
London: printed for T. Lowndes, in Fleet Street, 1766. Period brown calf. First edition in this form, the third overall. 6 3/4 x 4 inches; viii, 293, [11] pp. ads, , frontispiece, and with wood engraved cuts in the text. Light wear. Armorial bookplate of Sir Thomas Turton.
The first edition presumed to be edited by Moses Browne, with 136 cuts of fish scattered throughout the text. Hecksher 294.


Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for $125 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for $125 (includes buyer's premium)

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Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 12pm EDT