London, South Kensington
8 October 1999
FLY-FISHING -- RUSSEL, Alexander. The Salmon, Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1864. 8, contemporary polished calf (upper cover detached). FIRST EDITION. W. & S. p. 180; Petit 1856.
DAY, Francis. British and Irish Salmonidae, London: Williams and Norgate, 1887. Large 8, 12 lithographed plates, 9 coloured, original blue cloth (upper cover slightly soiled). FIRST EDITION. Hampton p. 31; Petit 680.
MALLOCH, P. D. Life-History and Habits of the Salmon, Sea-Trout, Trout, and other Freshwater Fish, London: Adam and Charles Black, 1910. 4, fully illustrated, original grey cloth, upper cover titled in gilt and with two illustrations inset (slightly soiled). FIRST EDITION. Hampton p. 63; Petit 1445 -- and 30 others on salmon and salmon fishing, including two editions of Scrope's Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the River Tweed (London, 1885 and 1898), W. L. Calderwood The Salmon Rivers and Lochs of Scotland (London, 1909) and Federick G. Shaw The Science of Dry Fly Fishing and Salmon Fly Fishing (London, 1907). (33)
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(FLY-FISHING - RUSSEL, A) Please note that this lot also includes James Dalziel Dougall's Salmon and Trout Angling (Glasgow, 1843, second edition), a presentation copy from the author to Francis Francis, in original cloth gilt
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