Columbia River Salmon Fishing 1902

PBA Galleries

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Lot 5: (Angling) Title: Souvenir, Columbia River Salmon Fishing: Showing the Royal Chinook Salmon in his Native Home, How He is Caught and Prepared for the Market, from J.F. Ford's Famous Collection of Photographs. Place Published: Portland, Oregon. Publisher: J.F. Ford. Date Published: 1902. Description: (31) leaves. 30 with illustrations from photographs. (Oblong 4to) 20x28 cm (8x11"), original green paper wrappers, string bound. First Edition. A very rare Pacific Northwest view book, the photographs illustrating all phases of the harvest and handling of the salmon catch on the Columbia River. OCLC locates only a single copy, at Columbia University, New York. Condition: Front wrapper faded, some wear to edges; very good. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $500-$800
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