"Salmo Salar, at one time so numerous in the rivers of our east coast, are now found only in the waters of the Dominion of Canada": First privately printed edition of Frank Gray Griswold's The Life History of The Canadian Salmon

  • The Life History of The Canadian Salmon: Salmo Salar.
  • The Life History of The Canadian Salmon: Salmo Salar.

The Life History of The Canadian Salmon: Salmo Salar.

$400.00

Item Number: 88068

Norwood, Massachusetts: The Plimpton Press, 1929.

First privately printed edition of Frank Gray Griswold’s tribute to the Canadian salmon. Octavo, original wrappers as issued, full color illustration of the “Griswold Gray” lure affixed to front panel. Singed by the author on the half-title page, “Frank Gray Griswold.” In very good condition.

American author and sportsman Frank Gray Griswold authored dozens of books with a particular focus on salmon fishing, many printed privately and distributed among his personal friends. In Salmo Salar, Griswold takes an academic approach to the study of the declining salmon population throughout the rivers of North America.

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