Montreal: Consolidated Paper Corporation Limited, Anticosti Division, [n.d., ca. 1941].
Eighth edition. Folding map of Anticosti Island tipped to the inside of rear cover, photographic illustrations throughout. 20 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Publisher's black pictorial wrappers printed in silver and red. Soiling to edges at back. Very good. Bibliotheca Salmo Salar 72 (for 5th ed., 1936); Bruns p. 26. Item #316166
Anticosti, “the treasure island of the Saint Lawrence,” was maintained as a private hunting preserve by French chocolate manufacturer Henri Menier from 1896 until 1926. It was bought by a Canadian paper consortium and this brochure is evidence of their efforts to attract fishermen. It is well illustrated and includes selections from a fictional fishing diary. He notes, “All of these pamphlets are rare.”
This eighth edition includes the printed Tariff and Schedule for the season beginning 1 June 1941 (4 pp.), loosely inserted.
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