Feb 23, 2012 - Sale 2269

Sale 2269 - Lot 33

Price Realized: $ 1,800
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(ASHENDENE PRESS.) A Treatyse of Fysshynge With an Angle. Woodcut frontispiece and illustrations. 8vo, gilt-lettered limp vellum. Norman J. Sondheim bookplate. (Chelsea, 1903)

Additional Details

one of 150 unnumbered copies of the first book on angling to be published in English. Wynkyn de Worde printed the original edition in 1496, from which these woodcuts are taken.