167: Heckscher (John Gerard) [Sale Catalogue] The Libra
Heckscher (John Gerard) [Sale Catalogue] The Library...,
3 vol. in 1, price list loosely inserted (torn and repaired), later cloth, rubbed, roan label defctive, original wrappers bound in, New York, Merwin-Clayton Sales Company, 1909; and a small quantity of other auction and booksellers' catalogues on angling books and pictures including the collections of Mrs Henry A.Portong, J.C.Lynn, Alfred Denison, Arthur N.Gilbey, A.E.Wilson-Browne, Henry Alden Sherwin, Dean Sage, William Mitchell Van Winkle etc., some photocopies; and issues of various angling periodicals, v.s. (2 boxes)
***The Heckscher library included a first edition of Walton's The Compleat Angler, 1653 (lot 2009) which sold for $3,900..