Angling - Fishing

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Placaet, o...
Beaumont, S. van
Placaet, op het visschen in de rivieren, meeren en binne-wateren.
's Gravenhage, Jacobus en Paulus Scheltus [for the Staten van Hollandt en West-Vrieslandt], 1708. 4to (21.2 x 17.1 cm). Drophead title with large engraved vignette and initial letter, 10 pp.; seven text engravings, three of which forming a plate.
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€350.00
A very rare publication on fishing regulations
The comple...
Crawhall, J.
The compleatest angling booke that euer was writ, beingdone out of ye Hebrewe and other Tongves, by a person of honor. Adorn'd with scvlptvres.
Newcastle upon Tyne, the author, 1881. 4to (28.0 x 22.8 cm). 238 pp. [in Roman numerals]. Numerous etchings, wood-engravings and text vignettes, of which many hand-coloured. Contemporary full embossed morocco. Spine rich gilt, with five raised bands; boards with triple gilt, and blind-tooled borders, gilt vignettes and, on the front board, the title, "The compleatest angling booke by a person of honor". Gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt.
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€1,200.00
One of two known copies in original morocco binding
Piscicepto...
[Cussac, J.]
Pisciceptologie ou l'art de la pêche à la ligne; discours sur les poissons, la manière de les prende et de les accommoder; la pêche au filets et autres instruments; suivi d'un traité des etangs, viviers, fossés, réservoirs, et les moyens d'en tirer avantage; avec un grand nombre de figures en taille-douce ou descriptions des pièges propres à ces différentes pêches.
Paris, de Cussac, 1816. 12mo (17.0 x 10.0 cm). xxiv, 388 pp.; engraved frontispiece, and 27 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf over paper-covered boards. Spine with five raised bands, gilt bands and title, black vignettes. Marbled endpapers. Edges yellow.
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€400.00
The very rare first edition, not recorded by Westwood and Satchell
Rural spor...
Daniel, W. B.
Rural sports. Volume II. Fishing.
London, Longman, Hurst, Reese & Orme, 1812. 4to (27.8 x 21.5 cm). Stipple-engraved, hand-coloured title page (dated 1807), letterpress title page to the volume, [iv], 445 pp.; 19 engraved plates of which 18 finely hand-coloured and one plain (as intended). Contemporary full-grained morocco. Spine with five gilt-ornamented double raised bands, vignettes and title. Boards extensively hand-tooled and with rich gilt borders containing images of lions, owls, beehives, squirrels and various other mammals and birds. Gilt dentelles. Olive endpapers. All edges gilt.
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€1,500.00
Very rare coloured edition in a very fine binding
The salmon...
Grimble, A.
The salmon rivers of Ireland. Volumes I-II. [Complete].
London, Kegan Paul, Trübner, 1903. Two volumes in two (28.6 x 22.2 cm). 4to. 561 [xv, 262; xii, 272] pp.; two maps, 33 [14; 19] photographic plates. Original uniform half vellum. Printed label on the spines.
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€750.00
August Grimble's finest work
The angler...
Little, G.
The angler's complete guide and companion: being a practical treatise on angling and its requirements, with beautifully-executed illustrations, in colours, of the artificial flies for the different months, and highly finished engravings of all other necessary tackle.
London, published by the author, [no date, but 1881]. 8vo (18.1 x 12.2 cm). 203 pp.; 12 hand-coloured plates of flies, 33 text engravings. Original pictorial embossed cloth with black, silver and gilt printings. All edges gilt.
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€450.00
A near mint copy
Kumno Zui...
Nakamura, T.
Kumno Zui Taisei Kyûkôdô.
Kyoto, [1789]. Illustrated encyclopaedia for young people. 21 parts in 10 [all published]. 8vo size (21.9 x 15.4 cm; box 23.6 x 17.0 x 8.8 cm). Text in Japanese; 150 wood engravings. Original blue stiff stitched paper wrappers. Contained in a nice recent drop back box with copied illustrations from the book.
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€1,950.00
Willemoes-Suhm’s copy bought and inscribed by him... one of the last things he ever wrote
Das Ganze...
Reider, J. E. Von
Das Ganze der Fischerei als Angel-, Netzfischerei und Teichwirthschaft sammt der Naturgeschichte der deutschen Fischarten. Ein Handbuch für Fischerei- und Teichbesitzer. Mit einem Anhang die zubereitung der Fische aller Art als Speise.
Nürnberg und Leipzig, C. H. Zeh, 1825. 8vo (22.2 x 13.8 cm). xvi, 335 pp. Marbled wrappers.
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€690.00
Early 19th-century fish recipes
Anglertage...
Reineck, A.
Anglertagebuch. Meine Erlebnisse am Wasser.
[Frankfurt am Main, unpublished, 1930-1933]. Oblong folio (20.5 x 26.4 cm). "Frontispiece" self-portrait of the author in pencil and watercolour; 40 pp. with handwritten text [in German] and numerous illustrations in pencil or ink, a cut-out ink drawing by the author mounted on the rear board. Bound in gilt-green-black pochoir "camouflage" boards. In a custom-made marbled slipcase (27.3 x 22.4 x 1.9 cm), with a photocopy of the latter drawing mounted on the front board.
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€1,200.00
Angling stories, well told, in a nicely illustrated diary
Pescatoria...
San Martino, M.
Pescatoria et ecloghe.
[Venezia, Giolito de Ferrari, 1544 or 1566]. Small 8vo (14.3 x 9.7 cm). Title page with large, engraved vignette[184] pp. Contemporary vellum. Spine with black morocco label and gilt title. Red and white mottled edges.
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€1,750.00
The first edition of an early ichthyological work in verse
Izaak Walt...
Walton, I. [J. Crawhall, illustrator]
Izaak Walton: his wallet booke.
London, Field & Tuer, The Leadenhall Press, 1885. 8vo (19.4 x 12.5 cm). 116 pp., numerous hand-coloured woodcuts. Contemporary half vellum over blue paper-covered boards. Gilt title on the spine.
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€450.00
Charmingly illustrated and finely hand-coloured