1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 4,375
The Complete Sportsman; or, Country Gentleman's Recreation. London: for J. Cooke, [c.1760]. 12°, engraved frontispiece (very light discolouration), contemporary calf (rebacked). Early issue. ESTC lists five undated issues printed for J. Cooke [1760?]. Schwerdt I, p. 169.
WALTON, Isaac and Charles COTTON. The Compleat Angler, edited by Moses Brown. London: Henry Kent, 1759. 12°, engraved frontispiece and 9 plates, woodcuts in the text (last page inkstained, a little discolouration and offsetting), contemporary calf (slightly worn). Provenance: William F. Ross (bookplate). Westwood & Satchell pp. 220-21.
With 3 others: The Gentleman's Dictionary (London, 1705), The Country-Man's Jewel (Glasgow, 1750) and A Hue and Cry after Part of a Pack of Hounds, which broke out of their Kennel in Westminster (London, 1739). (5)
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