London, South Kensington
1 September 2008
The Salmon Rivers of Scotland. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1899-1900. 4 volumes, 4°, 4 engraved maps, 64 half-tone plates, numerous illustrations (a few light spots), original half vellum, paper labels on spine, partly unopened (spines and labels chipped, label of vol. I almost completely torn away, vellum a little soiled). Provenance: A.L. Marsden-Smedley (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION of the largest book in Grimble's series on the salmon rivers. Hampton p. 43. (4)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT on hammer price or buyer's premium.
The Plantin Polyglot bible — offered on 11 July — makes an emotional homecoming to the Antwerp printing press where it was produced some 450 years ago
Marianne Ihlen inspired some of the Canadian poet and musician’s greatest work. A selection of his gifts to her are offered in Valuable Books & Manuscripts on 11 July
The Belgian collector, antiques dealer and designer outlines what the art and objects in his library mean to him
The founder of the 1-54 art fair on giving African artists international visibility, growing up with an artist father, and building her own collection