The Sporting & Wildlife Sale | 24 April 2013
[Crawhall (Joseph)] - Izaak Walton: His Wallet Booke,
Sold for £320
Izaak Walton: His Wallet Booke,
number 9 of 100 large paper copies signed by the publishers , hand-coloured woodcut illustrations by the author throughout, 24 blank ruled leaves entitled 'Fysshe Stories' at end, labelled linen pockets to pastedowns for "Baccy, Lynes, Fysshe Tales I believe, Hookes & I's, More Baccy" etc. at front and large pocket at end for "Fysshe Stories I don't believe", title lightly browned, occasional light offsetting, original pictorial vellum, gilt, with ties, uncut, slightly soiled, [Thacher pp.132-133], large 8vo, Field & Tuer, Leadenhall Press etc., 1885.
⁂ Abridged edition of The Compleat Angler with 36 songs and poems taken from the fifth edition.
Wednesday 24 April 2013, 10.00am
19th April 9.00am - 4.00pm
20th April 9.00am - 12.30pm
22nd April 9.00am - 6.00pm
23rd April 9.00am - 5.30pm
Morning of Sale from 8.30am