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    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 129

    JOHN COLQUHOUN

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    JOHN COLQUHOUN

    The Moor and the Loch. Edinburgh: William Blackwood & London: T. Cadell, 1840. 8°, 12 engraved plates including frontispiece, text illustrations (plates and text heavily spotted and browned at margins), original cloth gilt. Provenance: Capt. John King (book label). FIRST EDITION. Schwerdt I, p. 118.

    MILLAIS, John Guille. The Wildfowler in Scotland. London: Longmans, 1901. 4°, photogravure frontispiece, 20 plates, including 8 photogravures and 2 coloured plates, illustrations, all after the author, contemporary half vellum (lightly soiled).

    FITTIS, Robert Scott. Sports and Pastimes of Scotland. London: Alexander Gardner, 1891. 8°, head-pieces, original green cloth (stain on lower cover, a little rubbed). PRESENTATION COPY, front free endpaper signed and inscribed to: "To Arthur Young Esq. with the author's compliments ... Perth 30 June 1891".

    With 14 other works on sport in Scotland, including two later editions of Colquhoun's work; Charles St. John's Tour in Sutherlandshire, 1849, 2 vols., 12°, original cloth; and several other works by St. John. (20)


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