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    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 121

    WILLIAM SCROPE

    Price Realised  

    WILLIAM SCROPE

    Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed. London: John Murray, 1843. Large 8°, half-title, coloured lithographed frontispiece, additional title with lithographed vignette, and 11 plates by L. Haghe after Charles Landseer, E. Cooke and others, vignettes (some light spotting, staining and browning), uncut in original green pictorial cloth gilt (corners a little bumped, extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: Edmund Burke Venables (armorial bookplate).

    FIRST EDITION. Nissen ZBI 3790; Westwood & Satchell p. 191: "copies of the first edition are scarce".


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