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394 WALTON, IZAAC. LIVES of DONNE, WALTON, HOOKER, and HERBERT, with letters written by George Herbert to his mother. Fine portraits

by White, Dolle, Lombart, &c. 8vo, old cf. neat, $35.00.


London, 1670.

Presentation copy with the AUTOGRAPH INSCRIPTION by IZAAC WALTON, also MS. corrections by him throughout the volume. Fine large copy with numerous rough leaves.


LIVES of DONNE, WALTON, HOOKER, GEORGE HERBERT and DR. ROBERT SANDERSON, with Notes and the Life of the Author by Thomas Zouch. Fine portraits. 4to, calf gilt, $5.00.




York, 1796 The Author of those Portrait by Dolle. London, 1670.

LIFE of MR. RICHARD HOOKER. learned Books of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity. 8vo, cf. gilt, scarce, $2 25.

To which is added

LIFE of DR. SANDERSON, late Bishop of Lincoln. some short Tracts or Cases of Conscience, written by the said Bishop. Fine portrait. 8vo, new hf. cf. gilt, $2 50. London, 1678. -LIFE OF GEORGE HERBERT. Rare portrait by White, beautiful impression. Post 8vo, calf, neat, $3 00.

London, Tho. Newcombe, 1670.

THE RARE ORIGINAL EDITION, it differs materially from subsequent ones. 399 WALTON and COTTON CLUB, Rules and Regulations of the Walton and Cotton Club. Instituted 19th March, 1817, revised 8th April, 1840. Motto: “Dum capimus capimur." Front, beautifully printed, in the ornamental borders with vignettes of fish, &c. Small 4to, full crimson morocco extra, gilt leavs, $11 50.


Chiswick Press, London, 1840.

400 WESTWOOD, THOMAS. The CHRONICLE of the "COMPLEAT ANGLER" of IZAAK WALTON and CHARLES COTTON, being a bibliographical record of its various places and mutations. Handsomely printed by Whittingham. 4to, hf. cf., new, uncut. $12 50. London, 1864.

LARGE PAPER, very scarce.


HEMEROSCOPEION, Anni Eræ Christianæ, 1654. Portrait of the Author on the title. 12mo (8vo), pp. 42. elegantly bound in new calf antique, with blind tooling, gilt edges, by BOSQUET, $9 00. Printed by J. G. for James Crumpe, London, 1654.

FINE COPY, rare.

"This one of a series of 'Hemeroscopeions' or Almanacks, published by Wharton from 1640 to 1666. The first six came out under the name of Geo. Haworth, called satirically by Lilly (his contemporary and rival) Noworth. Though dated 1654, the present volume appeared in 1653, and it contains at the back of the title a noticeable curiosity, the original advertisement of Walton's 'Complete Angler. For an account of Wharton see Ant. A Wood Athenæ Oxoniensis," "-T. W.

402 WHITNEY, JOHN. A LOVER of THE ANGLE; GENTEEL RECREATION; or the Pleasures of Angling, a Poem. With a Dialogue between Piscator and Corydon. 12mo, bound in pale green calf; emblematically tooled and gilt leaves by C. Smith, $25 00. Lond., 1700.

VERY RARE. Formerly in the Collection of Geo. Daniell.

"A very fine copy of a very rare and interesting volume. That in the Bib. Anglo-Poetica, No. 840, was priced at £5. 5. 0. This was Mr. Skegg's."-G. D. 1842.

"It would appear to have been privately printed, which accounts for its very great rarity." Collation. 6 p. 1., 70 pp.

403 WHITNEY JOHN. GENTEEL RECREATION. A reprint of the above. 16mo,

hf. cf. scarce. $1 25.

Lond. 1700. Reprinted 1820.

Only 100 copies reprinted for J. H. Burn, Convent Garden, 1820. 404 WHITE, JOHN. RICH CABINET of MODERN CURIOSITIES. Natural and Artificial Conclusions. neat. $200. scarce.

Containing many

Rude wood-cuts.

16mo, russia Lond., N. D.

One chapter is entitled, How to Catch all sorts of Birds, Fish and Fowl.

405 WHOLE ART OF FISHING; being a Collection and Improvement of all that has been written upon this subject; with many New Experiments, showing the different Ways of Angling, and the best methods of taking Fresh-water Fish. To which is added The Laws of Angling. Engraved front. 12mo (8vo), new hf. cf., very neat. $450. Scarce. Lond., E. Curl, 1714.

"Reprinted in 1727 under the title of 'The Gentleman Fisher,' Second Edition."-T. W. 406 WILCOCKS, J. C. (of Guernsey). THE SEA-FISHERMAN, or Fishing Pilotage. Comprising the chief methods of Hook and Line Fishing in the British and other Seas, a Glance at Nets, and Remarks on Boats and Boating. Upwards of one hundred engravings. F'cap 8vo, new hf. green morocco, gilt top. $300. Guernsey, published for the Author (1865).

407 WILLIAMSON, JOHN. THE BRITISH ANGLER; or a Pocket-companion for Gentlemen-Fishers, being a new and Methodical Treatise of the Art of Angling Comprehending all that is Curious and Useful in the Knowledge of that Polite Diversion, &c. The whole compiled from approved authors, and above thirty years' experience, by John Williamson, Gent. Embellished with copper-plates curiously engraved. 12mo, hf. red morocco, gilt. $4 50. London, 1740.


408 WILLIAMSON, Capt. T. THE COMPLETE ANGLER'S VADE-MECUM; being a perfect code of Instruction on the above pleasing science; wherein are detailed a great variety of original practices and inventions, &c., &c., Plates, &c. 8vo, hf. red morocco, gilt. $2 75.

London, 1808.

409 WILLUGHBEII, FRANCIS. DE HISTORIA PISCUM, Libri IV. Recognovit, Coaptavit, &c., Johannes Raius. Several hundred copperplate engravings, engraved front., &c. Folio, hf. mottled cf. gilt. $11 00.



Oxonii, 1686.

410 WOTTON, SIR HENRY. A PANEGYRIC OF KING CHARLES; being Observations upon the Inclination, Life, and Government of our Soveraign Lord the King. Fine portrait. (24mo), 32mo, old cf. $10 00.

London, printed for Richard Marriot (1640 ?).

AUTOGRAPH of CHARLES COTTON on the reverse of portrait of Charles I. "A little volume of unusual interest and of considerable scarcity."- W. C. Hazlitt. "HANDBOOK OF POET. & DRAM LIT."

Dr. Zouch, in his Edit. of Walton's Lives (York, 1796), says: "Of Sir Henry Wotton's Latin Panegyric on Chas. I. there are two translations by unknown hands. The one is inserted in the Reliquæ Wottonianæ,' the other (the above) is very scarce; printed in a very small twenty-fours on a large type, containing 118 pages, besides the Dedication and Preface."

"The fact of there being two translations seems to me dubious. The one given in the Reliquæ would rather appear to be a revised reprint of the present much of it is quite identical."-T. W.


ENGLAND'S IMPROVEMENT by SEA and LAND. I out-do the Dutch without Fighting, to Pay Debts without moneys, &c., &c. Numerous curious folding plates of the Rivers of England and projects for land improvement. Sml. 4to, calf gilt. Fine copy. $8 50. Lond., 1677.

Marquis of Townshend, £1.17. Nassau, pt. II., £3.00. Sir M. Sykes, pt. III., £1.15. 412 YARRELL, WILLIAM. HISTORY of BRITISH FISHES. Illustrated by

nearly 400 wood-cuts. ORIGINAL EDITION and SUPPLEMENT, with
the most brilliant impressions of the plates, ALMOST EQUAL TO
PROOFS. 2 vols. 8vo, cf. gilt, and 1 vol. cloth; together 3 vols. 8vo.
$25 00.
London. Van Voorst, 1836.

"Included exceptionally; as I think every Angling Library should contain at least one good ichthyological work of reference. Yarrell was, besides, an angler, and his work contains many useful hints in connection with the sport."-T. W.

413 YARRELL, WILLIAM. ON THE GROWTH of the SALMON in FRESH WATER, with 6 large colored illustrations of the Fish of the Natural size, exhibiting its character and exact appearance at various stages during the first Ob. 4to, hf. mor. $6 00. London, 1839.

two years.

414 YOUNG, A. (of Invershire). ANGLERS AND TOURIST'S GUIDE to the Rivers, Lakes, and Remarkable Places in the Northern Counties of Scotland, to which is added Instruction to Young Anglers. Map 24mo, new hf. cf. extra. $1 25. Edinburgh, 1857.

415 YOUNG, ANDREW. NATURAL HISTORY and HABITS OF THE SALMON; with reasons for the decline of the Fisheries, etc., with an account of the artificial incubation of the Salmon. 12mo, new hf. cf. gilt. $200. London, 1854.

416 YOUNG ANGLER'S GUIDE; comprising Instructions in the Arts of Fly-fishing, Bottom-Fishing, Trolling, etc. Illustrated with numerous fine engravings and woodcuts. Third Edition, post 8vo, hf. green morrocco extra. $1 75. London, J. Cheek, at the Golden Perch, 1839.


JORGDRAGERS (C. G.) BLOEYENDE OPKOMST DER ALOUDE EN HEDENDAAGSCHE GROENLANDSCHE VISSCHERY. Waar in met eene geseffende ervaarenheit de geheel omflag deezer Visscherye beschreeven, etc. Numerous fine old copper-plate engravings, maps, etc. Small 4to, vellum. $8 50. Gravenhage, 1727.

FINE COPY, scarce.

NOV 1 1 1915

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