First Edition of Taverner's Salmon Fishing
Item Number: 76017
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1931.
First American edition of this profusely illustrated angling volume. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated with color frontispiece, numerous plates and text illustrations. Bookplate, near fine in a very good dust jacket with some dampstaining. Uncommon in the original dust jacket.
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