New York: Windward House, 1933. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. The 1933 1st edition. Solid and VG (with crisp gilt-lettering and insignia at the panels) in a bright, price-clipped, VG- dustjacket, with chipping at the spine ends (particularly the foot) and light soiling to the front panel. Front inner hinge tender as well (though perfectly sturdy) and light offsetting at the rear pastedown and facing endpaper. Still though, a very presentable copy. Octavo, 240 pgs. Attractive bookplate of Edward M. Crane, prominent publisher (whose papers are now held at Special Collections at Princeton University Library) and former president of Van Nostrand Company. "A book of practical advice by an angler of international reputation, that will help every trout fisherman. What tackle to select; how to get the best results from wet or dry fly; how to get to know the habits of trout--are some of the subjects helpfully discussed. Mixed with them are a host of reminiscences of fishing here and abroad, delightfully told, and seasoned with wit!" (from the front cover). (Inventory #: 8923)
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