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Brookes, Richard (active 1721-1763) The Art of Angling, Rock and Sea-Fishing: with the Natural History of River, Pond, and Sea-Fish.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
108
Sold for:
$215$175

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Brookes, Richard (active 1721-1763) The Art of Angling, Rock and Sea-Fishing: with the Natural History of River, Pond, and Sea-Fish. London: by and for John Watts, 1740.
First edition, 12mo, illustrated with text woodcuts, title page printed in red and black, bound in full modern period-style calf, in a custom slipcase, 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

John Watts, Calf, Fish, Fly fishing, London

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