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The Anglers’ Club of Philadelphia. Founding Dinner. The Racquet Club. February 1, 1951 [… Annual Dinner] [With:] Salmon Anglers of Philadelphia. Dinner … 1947 [1948].

Philadelphia: 1947-1962.

Printed menu and guest list for 1947-8, 1951-54, 1956-58, 1960-62, each illustrated with an angling scene on front cover, printed on heavy card. 1947 menu signed by Lee Wulff. 4to. A few with slight toning to spine. Fine. In custom cloth clamshell box. Bookplate of Jeffrey Norton. Item #316776

Uncommon ephemera from this group of Philadelphia anglers, organized by Frank C. Roberts, Jr., and with many members of the Anglers’ Club of New York in attendance. Lee Wulff showed color movies at the Salmon Anglers dinners in 1947-8 (the first program is signed by Lee Wulff); a variety of distinguished guests and noted authors attended, including Edward R. Hewitt, John Alden Knight, Russell B. Aitken, and Eugene WIlson. No mention of the club appears in Bruns or Heller.

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