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Ten Days' Sport on Salmon Rivers. [In: The Atlantic Monthly, volume XXXVI, August 1875]
[Boston: H.O. Houghton and Company, 1875] - Dean Sage's first literary effort (he was then 34), describing his first encounter with Salmo salar on two tributaries of the legendary Ristigouche. The article was prompted by Sage's friends Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) and Atlantic editor William Dean Howells. Sage would return to the river many times over the succeeding decades, and in 1888 he published The Ristigouche and Its Salmon Fishing; he died on the river in 1902, not long after having completed his contribution for the volume on Salmon and Trout in the American Sportsman's Library 8vo. Pp. iv, [129]-256. Sage's contribution at pp.142-151. Bound without wrappers. Recent gilt-stamped full red morocco, gilt-lettered green morocco onlay on upper cover as title label. Fine [Attributes: Soft Cover]
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