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Hemingway, Ernest]. [Derrydale Press]. Connett Eugene V., editor
AMERICAN BIG GAME FISHING
New York The Derrydale Press 1935. LIMITED EDITION, one of 850 copies only. Handsomely Illustrated with a colour frontispiece, four colour plates and a number of other drawings by Lynn Bogue Hunt, and with a profusion of photographs, drawings and maps on glossy plates. Large 4to, publisher's original ribbed royal blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and elaborately lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper cover with a border incorporating corner designs of game fish, pictorially decorated endpapers, t.e.g. xxii, 236, index pp. A bright, and handsome copy, internally largely unopened, the cloth bright and fresh with only the lightest evidence of shelving at the extremities, the spine gently mellowed to a pleasing navy-blue. SCARCE FIRST EDITION IN HANDSOME COLLECTOR'S CONDITION. WITH THE IMPORTANT CHAPTER ON MARLIN FISHING BY ERNEST HEMINGWAY. Includes contributions from Lynn Bogue Hunt, Van Campen Heilner, S. Kip Farrington, Jr., as well as a chapter on fishing for marlin off Cuba by Ernest Hemingway. A wonderful and justly sought-after production by the Derrydale Press. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. [Newburyport, MA, U.S.A.]
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