Sotheby's (New York)

The library of John M. Schiff (catalogue for an auction conducted by Sotheby’s, New York, 11 December 1990)

New York, Sotheby's, 1990
(27 cm), [160] pp., illustrations (some in colour). Lots numbered 1-349. List of prices realised loosely inserted. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - The merchant-banker John Mortimer Schiff (1904-1987) gathered a fine collection of sporting-books, including the first work on fishing printed in America, Joseph Seccombe’s Business and diversion inoffensive to God (Boston 1743). ¶ Occasional annotation.