"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 edition of Frank Gray Griswold's Salmo Salar

  • Salmo Salar.

Salmo Salar.


Item Number: 88021

Norwood: The Plimpton, 1929.

First edition of Frank Gray Griswold’s tribute to the Canadian salmon. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the front panel. Signed by the author in the year of publication on the title page, “Frank Gray Griswold 1929.” 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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