Title: FLY FISHING >>>SIGNED RIVIERE FIN DE SIECLE ...
Publisher: J.M. DENT & CO.
Publication Date: 1901
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 3rd Editionxv, 276 pages. Frontispiece and four plates by William Hyde and Jessie MacGregor & 2 chromolithographs of flies after Hardy of Alnwick. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Contemporary, maroon, leather label of J. & H. Bell Ltd., Nottingham, booksellers, at the bottom of the rear free endpaper. Contemporary, dated (1906) owership signature on blank preliminary page. 15 x 21 cm. Contemporary, signed, fin-de-siecle, Riviere, straight-grained, green, half morocco binding. The spine with a single raised band, the upper compartment with gilt lettering within scrolling floreate borders, the lower compartment with five inlaid, gilt bordered, ruby lozenges, three gilt vertical fillets with gilt arabesque tulip motifs at the top and bottom (slightly faded). Boards with single gilt fillet borders over lighter green cloth (slightly toned with very slightly bumped corners). Presents beautifully. Seller Inventory # 5065