1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
GBP 250 - GBP 350
A Catalogue of the Valuable Library of the Late Richard Haworth ... singularly rich in works relating to natural history, entomology, archery, hawking, hunting and fishing ... which will be sold by auction, The Strand: Sotheby, 7 March 1826. 8°, 33p., prices marked in for the fourth day's sale of "hawking, hunting and fishing" (light browning), contemporary grey half calf (worn). Provenance: J. Barker Duncan, Edinburgh (bookplate). The contemporary annotator notes that the sale included "24 copies of Walton !! Edit 1653 to 1815"; a first edition inscribed by the author "for the Honble. the Lady Jane Leigh" (lot 892) selling for a top price of £10-15-0. Also includes the sale of rods at end.
GOSDEN, Thomas. A Catalogue of Engravings and Books on Angling and Field Sports on sale by T. Gosden. London: printed by J.S. Hodson, 1825. 8°, 8p., unbound. (2)
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