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[Apperley, C. J.] Nimrod

The life of a sportsman. By Nimrod. With thirty-six coloured illustrations by Henry Alken.

London, Rudolph Ackermann, 1842. Large 8vo (23.6 x 15.1 cm). viii, 402, [ii] pp., 36 full colour plates. Full scarlet morocco; boards with triple gilt-lined border; broad, rich gilt inner dentelles with minute name of the bookbinder; spine with five raised...

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True sportmanship in a fine binding by Riviere (1st edition)

Bulliard, P.

Traité de la chasse aux oiseaux et de toutes les ruses dont on se sert pour les prendre, suivi d'une collection considerable de figures et de pièges nouveux propres...

Paris, Audot, 1818. 12mo (16.3 x 9.5 cm). 270 pp. with 57 engraved plates of birds and utensils to catch them. Contemporary full speckled calf. Spine with four raised bands, rich gilt compartment and brown morocco label with gilt title. Boards with thin gilt...

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450,00
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With 23 extra plates not present in the first edition

Chenu, J. C. and O. Des Murs

La Fauconnerie ancienne et moderne. Supplément au tome deuxième des leçons élémentaires sur l'histoire naturelle des oiseaux.

Paris, Hachette, 1862. Small 8vo (17.9 x 12.0 cm). 176 pp., one wood-engraved frontispiece, 51 woodcuts in the text. Original black and gilt stamped pictorial red cloth. Yellow endpapers, all edges gilt.

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A copy in the very nice original binding

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...

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One of two known copies in original morocco binding

[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;...

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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The very rare first edition, not recorded by Westwood and Satchell

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...

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Very rare coloured edition in a very fine binding

Duhamel du Monceau, [H. L.] and [L. H.] De la Marre

Allgemeine Abhandlung von den Fischereyen und Geschichte der Fische [oder deren Thiere, die im Wasser leben], die dadurch verschaffet werden, und die sowohl zum...

Leipzig und Königsberg, Johann Jacob Kanter, 1773-1775. In three volumes. 4to (24.2 x 20.1 cm). Volume 1: Titel to the work; pp. “17” [= 170]-380, plates I-XXI; Volume II: Title to the series; half title to the work; 438 pp., plates I-L; volume III:...

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The rare German edition

Elder, F.

The book of the hackle.

Edinburgh, Scottish Academy Press, 1979. 8vo (23.2 x 14.8 cm). xi, 140 pp., coloured frontispiece, six peculiar plates with original hackles including 29 different types. Original red morocco in original slipcase (25.0 x 16.1 x 3.1 cm) by A. Lumsden. Gilt...

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One of just 85 numbered copies, in a fine, fresh condition

Ferrer de Valdecebro, A.

Govierno general, moral y politico hallado en las Aves mas generosas, y nobles, sacado de sus naturales, virtudes, y propiedades le escrive el Padre Maestro Fray Andres...

Madrid, M. Alegre, 1670. 4to (20.5 x 13.7 cm). [xl], 205 numbered leaves, 30 pp. of "tabla general" (general index), one engraved portrait of San Vicente Ferrer and 18 engravings in the text, all of the birds discussed. Limp vellum with beautifully...

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Rare early work on Spanish ornithology

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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August Grimble's finest work

Groen, J. van der and P. Nylandt

Het vermakelyk land-leven. I. Deel. Den Nederlantsen hovenier, zijnde het I. Deel van het Vermakelijk Land-leven. Beschrijvende allerhande prinçelike en heerlijke...

Amsterdam, Weduwe Gijsbert De Groot, 1696-1721. Three parts in one. 4to (20.2 x 15.7 cm). Engraved title (or frontispiece, with "consent en privilegie" printed on verso), letterpress title page with wood-engraved vignette (dated 1721); [xxvii], 103, [iii]...

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A seldom-seen complete edition of this finely illustrated encyclopaedia

[Jong, D. De]

De walvischvangst, met veele byzonderheden daartoe betrekkelyk. Met plaaten. Eerste - Tweede - Derde - Vierde deel. [Complete].

Amsterdam, Peter Conrad; Harlingen, Volkert van der Plaats, 1784-1786. Four parts in two. 4to (27.0 x 22.0 cm). Six folding engraved maps, of which one of the first maps showing the entire Arctic region including Greenland, Spitsbergen, Nova Zembla and the...

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18th century whaling: explained and illustrated