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Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Sale #430 - Hunting and Fishing Books
Includes many deluxe editions from the personal library of Judith Bowman
This sale includes the RARE Salmon Fishing on Cain River in New Brunswick by Sturges. 1919. Only a handful of copies known to exist. $5,000/7,000.
Other highlights include: [Herbert]. Fishing with Hook and Line. 1858. FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS. $5,000/7,000 * Bates. Art of the Atlantic Salmon Fly. One of 85 lettered copies. $500/700 * Frank Benson Etching, "Over Currituck Marshes" $300/500 * Bergman. With Fly, Plug & Bait. One of 249 copies. $300/400 * Biscotti. Borzoi Books. One of 7 PRESENTATION COPIES. $800/1,200 * Bissell. Tuscarora Recollections. $600/900 * Brown. Treasury of Reels. One of 100 copies. $300/400 * Coigney. Izaak Walton. A New Bibliography. 1653-1987. One of 26 SIGNED lettered copies. $1,000/1,500 * Dyer. Classic African Animals. One of 375 copies. $300/500 * ESSAYS ON HUNTING: containing a philosophical enquiry into the nature and properties of the scent..1781. $600/900; and much more.
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014 A Fine Uncatalogued List SalePlease join us for this fine list sale. Includes over 300 lots of fine books and ephemera, early printed books from the 16th-19th Centuries, Americana, 19th century Travel and Exploration, Art, Leather Bindings, etc.
Highlights include: Signed Henry Miller * 1883. Willis. White Mountains * 1761. Gesprache im Reiche de Todten, with maps * 1856 Walling. Rolled wall map of Middlesex * 1795 Vellum Indenture * 1813. Tour of Dr. Syntax with Rolandson colored plates * Framed Brunelleschi Pochoir colored print * Signed Robert Penn Warren Bibliography * Medailles et Plaquettes Moderns. 1635 * Reland. Palestina. 1714 * Histoire de L'Amerique. 1777. 3 volumes * La Fontaine. Fables in Japanese woodblock. 1894 * Large color lithograph of Niagara Falls; and more to come.
A Fine Shakespeare Fourth Folio
Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original Copies. The Fourth Edition. London: Printed for H. Herringham, E. Brewster, R. Chiswell and R. Bentley, at the Anchor in the Exchange, and at the Crane, and Rose and Crown in St. Pauls Church-Yard, and in Russel-Street Covent-Garden. 1685. The Louis Silver Copy.
An exquisite copy in a beautiful full leather binding done at the Club Bindery. One of the most important works
in English literature and very rare. This is one of the few 17th-century folio printings still available to private collectors.