Lot 12: Holberton's Art of Angling One of 50 copies
Author: Holberton, Wakeman; Title: The Art of Angling: How and Where to Catch Fish; Place Published: New York; Publisher: Dick & Fitzgerald; Date Published: ; Description: 96 pp. Woodcut illustrations. (8vo) 20x13 cm (8x5¼") period three-quarter red morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt, all edges marbled. No. 2 of 50 large-paper copies.Described by Bruns as the "How-To-Do book of the period. Tarpon are called tarpum. The author recommend the things to take along on a wilderness fishing trip," and advises that "you will not need a Bowie or revolver, as Indians are not dangerous now." Bruns H209 "rare"; Wetzel, p. 159 Corners lightly bumped; near fine.
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