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Phair, Charles
Atlantic Salmon Fishing
Derrydale Press, New York, 1937. Green cloth with titles and elaborate border decorations in gilt; folio; 193pp; top edge gilt, others untrimmed; pictorial endpapers; illustrated with color frontispiece plus 7 other full page color plates after paintings by Ogden Pleissner, chapter head-piece drawings by Robert Nisbet, b&w photos and maps; cream dust jacket with green titles & decorations to match cover; foreword by Richard Carley Hunt; published in a trade edition of 950 unnumbered copies. "The most comprehensive and authoritative work on Atlantic salmon in North American Waters." A cornerstone book for the salmon angler and one of the desirable large format Derrydale titles. This copy in VG+ condition with the elaborate gilt decorations and titles bright, text block, plates and corresponding tissue guards all in near fine condition. The uncommon dust jacket is lightly browned on spine and rear panel, some edge chipping and a few short closed tears, some with internal cellophane tape repairs, small 1.5" triangular chip at bottom of rear panel. A very nice example of this work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: David Foley Sporting Books [West Hartford, CT, U.S.A.]
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