LITTLE (G.) The Unique Fly Book (Registered) [Fly Wallet], c.1882
Lot 12
The Unique Fly Book (Registered) [Fly Wallet], [c.1882]
Sold for £1,062 (US$ 1,785) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Sporting Sale Edinburgh
22 May 2013 11:00 BST

Auction 20648
Lot Details
The Unique Fly Book (Registered) [Fly Wallet], on vellum, 44 pages (including drophead title, dated 'april 1883' in ink and introduction), descriptions of 76 flies, all with hand-coloured illustrations, 80 pockets, with approximately 22 ACTUAL SPECIMENS OF FLIES on gut, loosely inserted, 2 felt leaves for mounting in centre with approximately 110 ACTUAL FLIES in various sizes, folding into original calf wallet binding, with strap (loss to end) and buckle, 8vo, [c.1882]
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