The Salmon Rivers and Lochs of Scotland - William Leadbetter Calderwood 1909 - Edward Arnold, London - First Edition A finely bound example of this early twentieth century classic and comprehensive work on salmon fishing, with detailed descriptions and personal views of each Salmon river and loch, supported with illustrations throughout including four colour plates, thirty-four photographic plates and eighteen full page maps with colour outline.

Calderwood was one of the first to note the danger of overfishing and the importance of Salmon conservation, and what did and did not affect the run of Salmon. He was also the first to show that Salmon could be aged by growth rings on their scales.
  Provenance: Contemporary gift inscription ‘Good luck to you!’ 1892-1911’. Later armourial bookplate of Arthur Louis Allen, there are two of Allen’s journals held in the Bodleian, the first is a typescript journal of travels around the world, 1912-1913, including visits to India, China and Japan, with photographs; the second is a fishing journal, with photographs, 1906-13.

Reference: Oxford, Bodleian Libraries - MSS. Top. gen. d. 22-23. Charles B. Wood,
Bibliotheca Salmo Salar, 38.

Large octavo (binding size 23.8x17.2cm), pp. [4] x 442 [2].
  FIney bound by Zaehnsdorf for Sotheran in contemporary three-quarter green crushed morocco over marbled boards, spine lettered and ruled in gilt with fish motifs to compartments, top edge gilt others untrimmed, green marbled endpapers.   Condition: Near fine, foxing to first and last few pages, spine evenly toned.   Ref: 110777   Price: HK$ 5,400