Lot 3: Five classic angling first editions
19th October 2017
Heading: Angling. Title: Five classic angling first editions. Place Published: Various places. Date Published: Various dates. Description: 5 volumes. First Editions. includes: The Anglers' Club Story 1906-1956. Illustrated from photographs, facsimiles, etc. (8vo), tan cloth, cover and spine labels, slipcase. One of 750 copies. Light wear to slipcase; near fine. New York: The Angler's Club of new York, 1956. Bandini, Ralph. Veiled Horizons: Stories of Big Game Fish of the Sea. Illustrated from photographs. (4to), green cloth stamped in gilt. No. 192 of 950 copies. Light wear to cloth, toning to interior; very good. New York: The derrydale Press, 1939. The Flyfishers' Club. The Book of the Flyfishers' Club: 1884-1934. With illustrated color frontispiece, illustrated throughout from photographs and drawings. (8vo), bound in two-tone blue cloth with gilt titles on the front cover with the club logo, cloth slipcase with gilt spine. . With menu for the 1934 Jubilee Dinner laid in. Some wear to cloth, scattered foxing to interior; very good. London. Published by The Flyfishers' Club. 1934 Keane, Martin J. Classic Rods and Rodmakers. Profusely illustrated from photographs. (4to), boards, pictorial jacket. Wear to jacket with some chips and closed tears, some tape repairs to verso. New York: Winchester Press, . Traver, Robert. Anatomy of a Fisherman. Illustrated from photographs by Robert W. Kelley. (4to), cloth, pictorial dust jacket. With the decorative bookplate of famed fly-fishers E.B. and H.A. Darbee. Some wear and rubbing to jacket, light foxing to cloth and interior. New York. McGraw-Hill Book Company. 1964. 5 classic volumes on angling, including one by Robert Traver, author of the book Anatomy of a Murder, as well as the screenplay for the film, with the bookplate of famed Catskill fly-fishers E.B. and H.A. Darbee. Condition: Varying degrees of wear; all volumes very good or better.
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