paperback. Preface by L. de Boisset. Illustrated with 46 drawings in the text and 32 b/w photographic plates. 282pp printed on woodpulp paper so the pages are somewhat toned, as usual. Original pictorial wrappers (edgeworn with a few chips and folds); uncut edges. Paris: Librairie des Champs-Elysees, 1953. First edition. A very good copy of this uncommon angling book.