1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 938
Estimate GBP 350 - GBP 450
The Salmon and Sea Trout Rivers of England and Wales. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner, 1904. 2 volumes, 4°, 2 folding engraved maps, 47 plates, numerous illustrations (very lightly browned throughout), original vellum-backed boards, paper label on spines (labels a little chipped, spines a little soiled). Provenance: A.L. Marsden-Smedley (bookplate). FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 350 COPIES. Hampton p. 43.
BROMLEY-DAVENPORT, William. Sport. Fox-Hunting. Salmon-Fishing. Covert-Shooting. Deer-Stalking. London: Chapman & Hall, 1885. 4°, double-page frontispiece, additional engraved title mounted on india paper, 29 plates, 17 mounted on india paper, numerous mounted illustrations (additional title almost detached, very lightly browned), original vellum-backed boards, paper label on spine (label partly worn away, spine with small nick in upper joint, soiled and rubbed). FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 250 COPIES. Schwerdt I, p. 83. (3)
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