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The Tarpon: a Description of the Fish With Some Notes on its Capture (SIGNED)
Privately Printed by the author, NP: (Buffalo) 1951 - Green cloth with gilt spine rules & titles, paste-on print of hooked tarpon front cover; 8vo; 157 plus pp; illustrated with drawings; limited to 250 numbered (#99) signed copies; not issued with dust jacket. The 5th and final, yet most comprehensive edition. With chapters on description & habits of the fish; mortality; history of the tarpon's capture by rod & reel; record fish; tackle & equipment; fishing methods also, an appendix with affidavit to establish record and suggested rules to govern the capture of tarpons. Plus an addenda of notes following the author's trip to Boca Grande in May-June 1952. Book is in very good condition with no discernible wear. Occasional ink correction to text in author's hand. Also, a signed presentation appears on the front free endpaper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: David Foley Sporting Books]
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