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Miller, Alfred W.]
Fishless Days. By Sparse Grey Hackle
Privately Printed and Published by The Anglers' Club of New York, New York, 1954. First edition, one of 591 copies. Illustrated by Charles De Feo. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed to John McDonald. "A collection of the small lures", notes the author on the title page, "on which I have taken many a full basket of friends and good companions from that best of pools, the Long Table of The Anglers' Club" With a splendid inscription on the front flyleaf to John McDonald, editor of The Complete Fly Fisherman. The Notes and Letters of Theodore Gordon (1947): "To John McDonald, who deserves the gratitude of all anglers for his re-discovery of Theodore Gordon, with the admiration and thanks of Sparse Grey Hackle Dec. 5, 1954" McDonald has signed his name in full beneath. Bruns M-183 Original brown cloth, printed label on upper cover and spine. Fine in original slipcase (some splitting along spine of slipcase, no loss). Designated "Author's Copy" in the author's hand and inscribed by him on the front flyleaf Illustrated by Charles De Feo. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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