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Cronyn, Verschoyle P.
The Fly Leaf
London, Canada, 1968. Private edition (i.e., second edition). 30 pp. With printed Note tipped in at p. 28. 1 vols. 8vo. RARE. A rare privately printed Canadian salmon title. "The author was the Chancellor of the University of Western Ontario . he fished the Restigouche and it is probably that river he refers to in The Fly Leaf. . This little book is rare, charming, and very appealing" - Biobliotheca Samo Salar. The first edition was printed in 1959 in slightly larger format. Cronyn is quoted in Maclean's (June 1, 1968), discussing his plans to publish this private edition: "It's dreadfully boring," says Cronyn, "-except for the man who wants to learn to cast a fly." OCLC locates five copies (four in Canada and one at the University of New Hampshire). Bibliotheca Salmo Salar 73 (for 1959 ed.); not in Bruns. OCLC: 15769345 Stiff card covers printed in black. Fine 30 pp. With printed Note tipped in at p. 28. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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