[Hobe Sound, Florida: Privately Printed for the author], 1988-2012.
First edition. Illustrated. 23 vols. 4to. Complete Run. Printed wrappers. Some ephemera and correspondence loosely inserted. Fine. Two cloth folding boxes Bibliotheca Salmo Salar 209. Item #312784
Angling diaries of Nathaniel P. Reed (1933-2018), banker, environmentalist, and assistant Interior secretary 1971-77 under Nixon and Ford. Reed was a key architect of the Clean Water Act and Endangered Species Act, helped preserve millions of acres of wilderness in Alaska, banned pesticides, and sent federal agents to stop the widespread killing of federally protected eagles in the west. In later years he served an an environmental advisor to the state of Florida.
Reed travelled widely and fished for salmon, bonefish, permit, and other game fishes.
Printed in very small numbers for private circulation. A complete series (1998, not issued; and 2009-2010 combined in one number), with the diaries for 1988, 1990, 1993 in photocopy from the author (suggestive of the small print runs).
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