The Tarpon. A Description of the Fish Together with Some Hints on Its Capture.

[N.p., Buffalo: Privately printed], 1951.

Fifth edition. No. 37 of 250 copies, signed by the author. With 1 plate and a few figures in text. 157, ii [index] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Stiff wrappers, pictorial onlay to upper cover. Spine a bit toned, else fine Bruns B5; Callahan iv. Item #313921

The fifth edition of Babcock’s classic work (first published in 1920). With a nostalgic preface, noting “Fifteen years have passed since the publication of the fourth edition of this book. … I have lost too many fish to assert any claim to infallibility. … I am grateful for the friendships which this little book has created and confirmed. No attempt has been made to interest the general reader. …”.

Price: $500.00 Free Domestic Delivery