BLACKER (WILLIAM) Catechism of Fly Making, Angling and Dyeing, Comprising Most Essential Information, WITH OVER 70 SPECIMENS, 1843
Lot 57
BLACKER (WILLIAM) Catechism of Fly Making, Angling and Dyeing, Comprising Most Essential Information, WITH OVER 70 SPECIMENS, 1843
Sold for £187,250 (US$ 318,098) inc. premium
Lot Details
BLACKER (WILLIAM)
Catechism of Fly Making, Angling and Dyeing, Comprising Most Essential Information, letterpress title on thick paper, engraved title (to first edition), 6 lithographed plates, OVER 75 FLIES AND FLY-TYING SPECIMENS MOUNTED WITH SILVER SEALS on 4 thick card sheets, endpapers, the verso of the titles and some in the text (3 seemingly missing), Blacker's advertisement printed on yellow paper inside upper cover, early calf gilt, g.e. [Westwood & Satchell, p.32], 12mo, the Author, 8 December, 1843

Footnotes

  • FINE EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED COPY. An expanded edition, with 130 pages. This copy has over 70 specimens of flies and fly-tying specimens, including four pages illustrating the full method of tying flies according to Blacker's principles, signed "P. Gowlland fecit 1847", one captioned "W. Blacker's method vide page 5", another "vide page 12".
Activities
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
Exempt from tax

Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

Contacts
  1. Luke Batterham
    Specialist - Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs
    Bonhams
    Work
    Montpelier Street
    London, United Kingdom SW7 1HH
    Work +44 20 7393 3828
    FaxFax: +44 20 7393 3879