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  1. Limited edition, number 585 of 1100 copies; 8vo; 6 copper engraved portraits by Charles Sigrist, 10 coloured text illustrations of fish; orignal full brown morocco, gilt 'I.W.' within oval frame to front cover, gilt lettering to spine, covers slightly marked, to edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers, overall a very good copy.

  2. First edition thus; 4to (245 x 195 mm; 123 colour plates with captioned tissue guards and 25 black & white illustrations by Arthur Rackham; publisher's green cloth, gilt, illustrated endpapers (toned), top edge gilt, a few small marks to cloth, spine ends bumped, otherwise very good and internally fine.

  3. 8vo, xiv, 445 pp., portrait frontispiece, illustrations in text, green half morocco gilt for Hatchards in Art Nouveau style, foxing to fore-edge else a very good example.

  4. Sml. 8vo.,lx, 418, [1] pp., 12 steel-engraved plates and numerous woodcut illustrations within text, slight age-toning, else fine, tree calf gilt by Riviere, the spine with gilt angling devices (tackle, and fish basket) within raised bands, all edges gilt, a little rubbed and few scratches, otherwise a beautifully bound copy.

  5. Crown 8vo., slight offsetting from frontispiece plate to title, otherwise fine, contemporary green half morocco gilt by J. Larkins, gilt angling devices (fish, fly, tackle) on spine, top edge gilt, extremities slightly rubbed, else very good.

  6. 8vo., 13 engraved plates on india-proof paper, woodcut illustrations, some very occasional, scattered spotting, later full morocco gilt, with pink bookseller's ticket 'A. Holden Exeter' to upper paste-down, all edges gilt, rubbed on joints and spine ends, a very good copy otherwise.

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