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H. CHOLMONDELEY PENNEL Fishing. Salmon & trout. Pike & coarse fish (The badminton Library)

H. CHOLMONDELEY PENNEL

Fishing. Salmon & trout. Pike & coarse fish (The badminton Library)

Longsman and Cie, London 1889, 13,5x19,2cm, 481pp. et 448pp., 2 volumes reliés.


Mention fifth revised edition, richly illustrated with woodcuts, in-text and Inserts.
Cardboard full of brown calico editor. Back smooth decorated with a fish tail, as silver and black, and gold. boards illustrated an interior scene of a gentleman practicing riding, hunting. Very nice copy, back, volume dedicated to slightly thinned salmon, the caps bearing traces of friction.
The Badminton Library is a sports encyclopedia project, and entertainment, designed by Henry Somerset, Duke of Beaufort 8th; and he developed a special collection dedicated to sports (fishing, horseback riding, hunting, skating, football) through the use of gender experts at the time, noting that there was no book to one who wanted to indulge in Such practice.



400 €

Réf : 50832

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