HOWLETT (ROBERT)] The Anglers Sure Guide: or, Angling Improved, And Methodically Digested, 1706; bound with Boaz. Angler's Progress, 1820
Lot 551
HOWLETT (ROBERT)] The Anglers Sure Guide: or, Angling Improved, And Methodically Digested, 1706; bound with Boaz. Angler's Progress, 1820
Sold for £237 (US$ 381) inc. premium

Lot Details
[HOWLETT (ROBERT)]
The Anglers Sure Guide: or, Angling Improved, And Methodically Digested, engraved frontispiece, one engraved plate [Westwood & Satchell, p.110], J.H. for G. Conyers, 1706; [BOAZ (HERMAN)] The Angler's Progress: A Poem, second edition, woodcut vignette on title and illustrations [Westwood & Satchell, p.35], J.H. Burn, 1820, 2 works in one vol., contemporary calf, covers gilt-blocked with tools of angling motifs (reel, fly, fish and tackle) in corners with central motif of angler and his dog, spine tooled with 5 fish motifs, joints repaired, 8vo

Footnotes

  • ATTRACTIVE BINDING GILT-BLOCKED WITH ANGLING TOOLS. Westwood & Satchell note that the Howlett "would have had greater merit on the score of originality had it preceded Chetham's Vade Mecum, to which it bears a somewhat close resemblance".
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