SUMMER FAIR HIGHLIGHT Michael Sassen N1 Books

FieldSports 1Michael Sassen of N1 Books will be bringing to the Summer Fair : Foreign Field Sports, Fisheries, Sporting Anecdotes etc etc. From Drawings by Messrs. Howitt, Atkinson, Clark, Manskirch etc. Containing One Hundred Plates with a Supplement of New South Wales. London, Edward Orme, 1814. First edition.  Half title, title page, (cxl), 100 finely hand-coloured aquatints, title page to supplement, dedication, (xiv), 10 finely hand-coloured aquatints, (blank). This copy bound without an index but with the paper stock watermarked 1810/1811 (as per BL copies referred to in Abbey, Travel 2). Hunting techniques from all parts of the world, illustrated in a graphic and animated style. Attractively bound in contemporary half morocco. Front hinge professionally repaired. Occasional minor soiling to a few text pages and margins but otherwise a clean, bright copy. £3350 check the Summer Fair Exhibitors page later this week for Michael’s stand number.

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