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Trout Fly-fishing in America
New York: Dutton, 1914. First edition, no. 71 of 100 Deluxe copies, signed by the author. 20 colored illustrations by H.H. Leonard. xv, 288 pp. 1 vols. Thick 8vo. Three quarter dark green morocco over green cloth, t.e.g. Extremities somewhat rubbed, one binder's blank loosened and small loss to lower corner of inserted photograph; lower hinge tender. A very good plus copy of this beautiful book, in its scarcest and most desirable state. Inscribed Presentation Copy, with Photograph An early and authoritative work, finely illustrated. An essential part of an American angling library, here in the deluxe issue, and with an uncommon presentation inscription from the author, "Osborn P. Loomis, with the compliments of the Author, Chas. Zibeon Southard, July 29, 1916" and a tipped-in photograph of the author in outdoor garb, seated on a cot in a platform tent, smoking a cigar. The portrait is reproduced as the frontispiece to Southard's 'A Treatise on Trout for the Progressive Angler' (1931).
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