The Sporting & Wildlife Sale | 24 April 2013
[Mackintosh (Alexander)] - The Driffield Angler,
The Driffield Angler,
first edition , half-title, engraved frontispiece, wood-engraved decorations and tail-piece, light foxing, ex-library copy with stamps on title and one or two other leaves and label on front pastedown, also bookplate of Robert Clarke's Bibliotheca Piscatoria, contemporary half olive green morocco, spine gilt in compartments with angling motifs, t.e.g., a little rubbed, [Thacher p.332-333; W&S pp.137-38], 8vo, Gainsborough, for the Author by H. Mozley, .
⁂ An important sourcebook for the history of fly pattern development. Mackintosh was gamekeeper to the Duke of Atholl, and as well as angling the work covers many country sporting pursuits such as shooting and coursing.
Wednesday 24 April 2013, 10.00am
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