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Boston: Godine, 1984. Introduction by Thomas S. Buechner. Frontispiece portrait, 138 color plates and other black and white illustrations, 110pp. Slim oblong 4to, black cloth, torn d.w. Boston: David R. Godine, (1984). First Edition. Previous owner's stamp on fly-leaf, otherwise a near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Harrisburg: Stackpole and Heck, 1951. Including the frontispiece, there are 6 color plates; many black and white illustrations and text drawings by the author. 234 pages. Short 4to, bound in full brown padded leather with gilt titles and gilt fly on the front cover, a.e.g. (binding is edgeworn and with small repairs to head and rear corner. Harrisburg: Stackpole and Heck, (1951). Deluxe Limited Edition - number 36 of only 100 copies printed. Pattern lists. A very good solid copy...
Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1837. 358pp plus ads. Frontispiece portrait. 16mo, bound in contemporary full black morocco with gilt-stamped decorations, a.e.g. Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1837. A near fine copy. With an idylic fore-edge painting depicting a fisherman seated on a log with a stone bridge in the pastoral background.
Paris: 1793. Concernant: Les Peches aux Hamecons, Haims &c; Differentes Fortes de Penches; Les Peches aux Filets; Les Peches de Mer, de Rivieres... Illustrated with fine plates after Diderot, engraved by Bernard. 132 views on 114 fine plates, including 18 double-page. 32pp of double column text in French. 4to, contemporary boards (binding is quite worn; dampstain at top margin of text pages; occasional light dampstains in other margins, mostly outside of image area; one plate torn); uncut edges. Paris: Chez...
London: Bohn, 1853. With Considerable Additions, and a Road-Book for Tourists, with Hints to Anglers and Sportsmen. Frontispiece, and 21 other engraved plates. 470pp., Thick 12mo, contemporary calf with leather spine label (well-rubbed; front hinge partly repaired; light foxing on some plates). London: Henry G. Bohn, 1853. A very good copy.
Neshkoro: Laranmark Press, 1984. Illus. 127pp. 8vo, pictorial boards, boards very lightly soiled. Neshkoro, Wisconsin: Laranmark Press, (1984). First Edition. Biography of Louis St. Germaine, a Chippewa fishing guide from Wisconsin. During his long career he was guide to Dwight D. Eisenhower and Ted Williams. This copy is inscribed by the author to Harry (Belafonte). Laid in is an autographed letter signed to Harry (Belafonte) presenting this book to him.