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SA Auction #106 begins on 13 Apr 2023

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Wiggin, Maurice

The Passionate Angler (Limited Edition)

Published: Sylvan Press + Theodore Brun, London, 1949

Edition: Limited to 300 copies

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This limited de luxe edition is copy number 144 of 300 copies. Published by the Sylvan Press by arrangement with Theodore Brun Limited

Original full green leather binding with gilt titling on the spine and a fly decorative device on the upper board. Marbled paper end papers. Silk place marker. 136 pages, black and white scraperboard illustrations by John Pezare.

CONDITION DETAILS: The binding has not been repaired, but it looks as if someone used a colourant to patch a few abrasion marks. The binding has scratch marks and abrasions, some unevenly coloured. See image of the front hinge, which is cracked, but still holding.

  • Binding Condition: Some wear
  • Overall Condition: Reasonably good
  • Size: 229mm x 145mm
  • Sold By: Gandolph's Books
  • Contact Person: Arnaud Labuschagne
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: +27 11-624-1752
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Cash, Cheque deposits in Rands, bank transfers.
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