Forest and Stream Fables. By Awahsoose the Bear. Roland Evans Robinson.

First Book

Forest and Stream Fables. By Awahsoose the Bear.

New York: Forest and Stream Publishing Co, [1886].

First edition. With 8 full-page engravings. [24] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. First Book. Original decorated self-wrapper, stitched. Brief List of Forest and Stream books (21 titles, latest Uncle Lisha's Shop, ready Oct. 1887) loosely inserted. Some dust soiling to covers, else fine. BAL 16876 (illustrated opposite p. 274); Seven Gables Cat., ‘More First Books’ 227; Bruns, p. 386; American Sporting Books from the Collection of Lindley Eberstadt (1981). Item #240808

Fine copy of Robinson's first publication, an American sporting classic. Contains "The unlucky Bass", "The Foolish Fish" and "The Wise and Foolish Pike."

John Kohn, of Seven Gables, back in 1972 came up with an approximate census of 8 known copies. A soiled, worn copy in the Eberstadt Sporting sale brought $355 (lot 112).

Rare.

Price: $1,250.00 Free International Delivery