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HANDLEY CROSS; or, Mr. Jorrock's Hunt

by Surtees, Robert Smith] -

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1854
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Good Plus.
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$228.80

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London: Bradbury and Evans, 11 Bouverie St., 1854. Pp. x, 550, 16 hand-coloured steel plates (lacking 1 plate), some 84 wood engravings in text, half dark blue morocco over marbled boards, gilt title direct to spine, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. SIGNATURE of Robertson Davies written above signature of Gerald Marryat: "Robertson Davies, given to me by" to verso of… Read more
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MR. SPONGE'S SPORTING TOUR. Illustrations by John Leech

by Surtees, Robert Smith] -

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Very Good
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$260.91

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London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 8, 9, 10 Bouverie St., n.d. Pp. xii, 408, 13 hand-coloured steel plates plus title-page vignette, some 84 wood engravings in text, red cloth over bevelled boards, decorated in black and gilt, decorated spine in black and gilt. SIGNATURE of Robertson Davies: "Robertson Davies, Peterborough, from Mrs. Gerald Marryat" to front free endpaper, armorial bookplate… Read more
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London: The Nonsuch Press, 1929. Limited edition of 1,100 copies for sale in England and 500 for sale in the U.S., this being #1,509. 21 cm x 12.5 cm. Pp. x, 631 + 6 inserted engravings printed from the copper by A. Alexander and Son, 10 drawings of fish and a lead weight printed from line blocks, the fish colour… Read more
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THE MOISIE SALMON CLUB. A Chronicle

by Weeks, Edward

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Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Limited, First Edition
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$100.35

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Barre, MA: Barre Publishers, 1971. One of 1,500 copies. Light aquamarine cloth boards backed in dark blue buckram, silver "jumping" salmon illustration to cover, silver spine lettering, map endpapers, richly illustrated throughout primarily with monotone photo reproductions, with a few illustrations in colour including a two-page spread of "The Evolution of the Moisie Flies", maps. Very light soiling to the… Read more
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WICKETS IN THE WEST; or, The Twelve in America

by Fitzgerald, R.A.

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Published
1873
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$401.40

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London: Tinsley Brothers, 1873. Pp. ix, 335, [16] - publisher's catalogue dated March 1873. Frontispiece engraving "The Twelve at Montreal," also engraved frontispiece portrait. Original red cloth with oval gilt-stamped portrait of W.G. Grace to front cover, gilt lettered spine. Joints and tips rubbed, shaken, spine a bit soiled and faded with chipping to head and tail, two tiny tickets… Read more
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London: William Pickering, 1836. 2 volumes, large paper edition, title-page in red and black with Pickering's device no. iv (Keynes, p.44). 61 steel engraving after T. Stothard and others on India-paper and mounted. Full green crushed morocco, 5 raised bands with gilt decorated compartments, gilt frame to upper and lower covers, inner, deep dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Bound… Read more
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London: John C. Nimmo, 1889. Original green silk covers with gilt-stamped fish to upper cover and spine, top edge gilt, black endpapers, pp. xv, 445, partially unopened, with 6 original etchings (with tissue guards), 2 portraits (with tissue guards), and 74 wood engravings. Followed by THE PRACTICAL FLY-FISHER, London: Nimmo, 1889. Pp. 16, with 10 plates (with tissue guards), coloured… Read more
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New York: J.W. Waring, 1926. Vol. 20. 8vo., pp. 516, richly illus. (1 colour plate), blue cloth, laiddown illustration on front cover, gilt lettering. From the library of J.E. Smallman, prominent London, Ontario businessman. Slightly scuffed, minor stains else very good..
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$48.17
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London: L. Booth, 307 Regent Street, W., 1864. Pp. viii, 336, original gilt and blind stamped brown cloth, lightly rubbed, head & tail of spine slightly frayed, upper & lower hinges started though tight, interior fine. Fictionalized tales of sporting adventures in many parts of the world based upon the author's travels with his regiment. Accompanied, as befits a Fellow… Read more
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$301.05
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London: The Nonsuch Press, 1929. #113 of 1,600 copies. Pp. x, 631, frontis. portrait, illustrations colour stencilled by the Curwen Press, under the direction of Francis Meynell, brown calf gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers. Largely unopened. Spine dulled, stains on front cover, else very nice, handsome copy.. Numbered, Limited Edition. Full Leather. Very Good. Octavo.
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$160.56
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London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1955. First edition. 8vo., pp. xi, 372, illus., maps, cloth, dust jacket. Cover stained, dj scuffed, else very good..
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$76.27
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London: The Nonesuch Press, 1929. No. 1,340 of 1,600 numbered copies. Octavo, pp. x, 631, frontispiece portrait, illustrated, full gilt calf, panelled spine, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, marbled endpapers, bookplates, lacks the matching slip case, else fine handsome copy.. Numbered, Limited Edition.
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$321.12