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WESTWOOD (Thomas). Bibliotheca Piscatoria. Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Westwood, Esq., Author of the "Chronicle of the Compleat Angler," &c.,1873

New York: For sale by J. W. Bouton, 4to (240 x 180 mm), [4], 46pp., frontispiece, blank margins chipped, particularly the printed wrappers (which are detached), frontis., and title page, a good working copy. The rare catalogue of Thomas Westwood's library, describing 417 items offered for sale by J. W. Bouton of New York. A notice slip printed in red tipped-in "NOTICE. The collection described in the following Catalogue, amounting to $3,600, at very reasonable prices affixed, will be offered en bloc at $3,250, and will be retained until 10th of June next, to enable any one desiring to purchase the collection entire to avail themselves of the opportunity. If not sold at one lot, orders for any of the works will be filled in the usual manner. J. W. Bouton." The collection was purchased en bloc by The New York Public Library.

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