Highland Sport - A. Grimble, Archibald Thorburn (illustrator) 1894 - Chapman and Hall, London - First Edition A large and beautifully bound work Illustrated with eleven full page plates by Scottish wildlife artist Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935).

Augustus Grimble presents here his entertaining recollections and views on fishing and shooting in the highlands of Scotland.

Grimble was the first to call for a close time to the Salmon fishing season in Scotland after witnessing the alarming drop in catch, and rise in netting technology and quantity, as well as highlighting the threats of industrial sewage polluting the rivers and streams near cities.
  Quarto (binding size 29x22cm), pp. [6] ix-xii [4] 268 [2].   Bound in later three-quarter dark green morocco over matching cloth, spine in six compartments lettered and decorated in gilt with hunting and fishing motifs.   Condition: Fine but for the faintest trace of foxing to preliminary pages, in fine binding.   Ref: 102249   Price: HK$ 6,000