Item #261778 American Big Game Fishing. [Introduction by Mrs Oliver C. Grinnell]. Eugene V. Connett.
American Big Game Fishing. [Introduction by Mrs Oliver C. Grinnell]
American Big Game Fishing. [Introduction by Mrs Oliver C. Grinnell]
American Big Game Fishing. [Introduction by Mrs Oliver C. Grinnell]
American Big Game Fishing. [Introduction by Mrs Oliver C. Grinnell]
American Big Game Fishing. [Introduction by Mrs Oliver C. Grinnell]
American Big Game Fishing. [Introduction by Mrs Oliver C. Grinnell]
American Big Game Fishing. [Introduction by Mrs Oliver C. Grinnell]

American Big Game Fishing. [Introduction by Mrs Oliver C. Grinnell].

New York: The Derrydale Press, (1935).

Hunt, Lynn Bogue. First edition, one of 850 copies. With color plates by Lynn Bogue Hunt, and illustrations from photographs, drawings and maps. 251 pp. 1 vols. Folio. Original blue cloth, gilt, t.e.g., other untrimmed. Spine darkened (short snag to cloth at center), corners bumped. Very good minus Bruns B146; Siegel 86; Frazier C-13-D; Hampton (2008) p. 72; Hanneman B18; Grissom B 22; Callahan, Partial Tarpon Bibliography, p. vi. Item #261778

A splendid compilation, with contributions from S. Kip Farrington, Van Campen Heilner, and others, including Ernest Hemingway who wrote "Marlin Off Cuba", which had appeared in a slightly different version as "Marlin Off the Morro" (Esquire, Autumn, 1933). He also appears throughout this famous anthology. A Hemingway letter detailing the taking of the largest Atlantic sailfish is excerpted at length (pp. 49-51 and a full-page photograph of him with the fish, in the spring of 1934 appears on Page 1. Two other photos of Hemingway, including one with the American bullfighter Sidney Franklin, are opposite pages 75 and 79.

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