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The Genteel Recreation: Or, the Pleasure of Angling, A Poem. With a Dialogue between Piscator and Corydon by  John Whitney - Second [First Published?] Edition, being a reprint of the rare 1 - 1820 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 252818)

The Genteel Recreation: Or, the Pleasure of Angling, A Poem. With a Dialogue between Piscator and Corydon

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The Genteel Recreation: Or, the Pleasure of Angling, A Poem. With a Dialogue between Piscator and Corydon

by Whitney, John

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Bound in contemporary half pebbled green morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt, t.e.g. With Dean Sage bookplate and with his n
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London: [J.H. Burn], 1820. Second [First Published?] Edition, being a reprint of the rare 1700 author's printing. One of 100 copies. [14]. 78 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Bound in contemporary half pebbled green morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt, t.e.g. With Dean Sage bookplate and with his notes partially erased about the true first of this book. Second [First Published?] Edition, being a reprint of the rare 1700 author's printing. One of 100 copies. [14]. 78 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Sage Copy. "...rhymes...sufficiently ridiculous to be somewhat amusing" -- Westwood & Satchell. Westwood & Satchell, p. 240; Sage pp 238-9 (this copy)

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James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
252818
Title
The Genteel Recreation: Or, the Pleasure of Angling, A Poem. With a Dialogue between Piscator and Corydon
Author
Whitney, John
Format/binding
[14]. 78 pp. 1 vols. 12mo
Book condition
Used - Bound in contemporary half pebbled green morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt, t.e.g. With Dean Sage bookplate and with his n
Quantity available
1
Edition
Second [First Published?] Edition, being a reprint of the rare 1
Publisher
[J.H. Burn]
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1820
Keywords
Angling

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Founded in 1978 by James Cummins, the firm has grown to include two New Jersey locations as well as the main store at 699 Madison Avenue (between 62nd and 63rd Streets) in New York City.Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (During July & August, until 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.)The Madison Avenue store is a seventh-floor oasis for book-lovers, a quiet and pleasantly furnished book room with a carefully chosen, expertly catalogued and broad-based selection of fine and rare books, autographs, manuscripts, and works of art. We have built notable private collections for American and international clients. Our stock is always changing, and our steady input from private buying and public auctions assures our clients of new surprises (and temptations!) at each visit. Our stock covers a wide range of collecting interests, with particular emphasis in the following fields: British and American Literature, Sporting Books, Private Press and Illustrated Books, 19th-Century Color Plate Books, Americana, Travel, Sets and Fine Bindings, History, and Authors' Manuscripts and Letters. Our catalogued inventory exceeds 50,000 titles, much of which can be searched on the internet. In addition, our New Jersey warehouse contains over 400,000 books in all subject areas. We might have the books you're looking for.

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Marbled boards
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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
pebbled
Pebbled cloth or leather describes the covering of a hardcover ...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.

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