Lot 10: The Fly and the Fish 1/222 with letters from the author
1st June 2017
Author: Atherton, John. Title: The Fly and the Fish - from the library of Joseph D. Bates. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Angler's Club of New York/Macmillan. Date Published: 1951. Description: , 195,  pp. Illustrated with drawings by the author; 2 color plates of flies. (8vo) dark blue cloth stamped in gilt, slipcase. Limited edition of 222 copies by Angler‘s Club of New York. First Edition. The copy from the library of angling author Joseph D. Bates, with his armorial bookplate. Two friendly handwritten letters form the author to Mr. Bates are laid in, both dated November, 1948. Condition: Light wear and darkening to slipcase, volume spine a bit faded; light toning to endpapers; near fine volume in very good slipcase.
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