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The Art Of Angling, Rock And Sea-fishing: With The Natural History Of River, Pond, And Sea-fish, Illustrated With 133 Cutts by  R Brookes - 1st - 1740 - from James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A.) (SKU: 9005948)

The Art Of Angling, Rock And Sea-fishing: With The Natural History Of River, Pond, And Sea-fish, Illustrated With 133 Cutts

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The Art Of Angling, Rock And Sea-fishing: With The Natural History Of River, Pond, And Sea-fish, Illustrated With 133 Cutts

by Brookes, R

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Fine Condition
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London: John Watts, 1740. 1st. Hardcover. Fine Condition. Illustrated throughout with charming textual engravings of fish. Bound in full brown contemporary calf skillfully rebacked with rules stamped in gilt and with a black leather spine label stamped in gilt. All edges stained red. Previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper.

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Bookseller
James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A.) US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
9005948
Title
The Art Of Angling, Rock And Sea-fishing: With The Natural History Of River, Pond, And Sea-fish, Illustrated With 133 Cutts
Author
Brookes, R
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine Condition
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Watts
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1740

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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
rebacked
having had the material covering the spine replaced. ...[more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
spine label
The paper or leather descriptive tag attached to the spine of the book, most commonly providing the title and author of the...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]

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