ANGLING ALDAM (W.H.) A Quaint Treatise on "Flees and the Art a Artyfichall Flee Making", FIRST EDITION, PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPH OF THE AUTHOR SIGNED
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ANGLING ALDAM (W.H.) A Quaint Treatise on "Flees and the Art a Artyfichall Flee Making", FIRST EDITION, PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPH OF THE AUTHOR SIGNED
£600 - 800
US$ 1,000 - 1,300
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ALDAM (W.H.) A Quaint Treatise on "Flees and the Art a Artyfichall Flee Making", FIRST EDITION, PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPH OF THE AUTHOR SIGNED, "yours faithfully W.H. Aldam" beneath, 2 chromolithographed plates, 24 (of 25) actual specimens of flies and numerous specimens of materials within 22 sunken mounts, occasional light spotting, bookplate of Thomas J. Barratt and of George Lawton, publisher's pictorial cloth gilt, rubbed, a few spots [Westwood and Satchell, p.3], 4to, Day, 1876

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  • The photograph in this copy is the less common version with Aldam resting the book on the desk and his head resting on his left hand.
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