Some of the finest angling books to appear at auction attracted heavyweight prices at a London sale. Several set record prices, while two, a 1653 first edition of Izaak Walton’s ‘The Compleat Angler’ and an 11-volume French book on fishes, ‘Traite Général des Pesches et Histoire de Poissons’, both sold for £50,000.
The first major book by Chris Yates for 14 years.
New version of the Mitchell guide.
Pike deadbait mount fights ‘coarse’ image.
Where will it all end? Another long, long, weekend, another $1million Lang’s auction. And the flow of quality lots (especially lures) shows no signs of slowing.