1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 400
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 500
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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