• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 163

    WARING, Thomas. A Treatise on Archery, or the Art of Shooting, with the Long Bow. [London:] sold by the author "at his Archery", 1814. 12° (163 x 100mm). Wood-engraved frontispiece and plate (both cropped, some light mainly marginal spotting and staining). Contemporary reverse calf (rebacked, some light staining). FIRST EDITION.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    WARING, Thomas. A Treatise on Archery, or the Art of Shooting, with the Long Bow. [London:] sold by the author "at his Archery", 1814. 12° (163 x 100mm). Wood-engraved frontispiece and plate (both cropped, some light mainly marginal spotting and staining). Contemporary reverse calf (rebacked, some light staining). FIRST EDITION.

    With George Agar Hansard's The Book of Archery (London, 1841) and Horace A. Ford's Archery: its Theory and Practice ... second edition (London, 1859), both in original cloth. (3)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT on hammer price or buyer's premium.