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Crunch & Des: Classic Stories of Saltwater Fishing

Philip Wylie ( *First Printing*)

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ISBN 10: 1558210806 / ISBN 13: 9781558210806
Published by Lyons & Burford, Publishers, U.S.A., 1990
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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**First Printing* (full # line starts with 1). Hardcover in Fine Condition in a Fine Dust Jacket; whistle-clean inside and out, 2 slight and minor soft bumps on corner of boards and a vague tiny wrinkle on the head and tail of dj spine; there is a xmas gift inscription on the ffep and a tiny printed former-owner address label on top of same page. Otherwise this book is almost pristine. The dj is clean, shiny and unclipped and price-intact ($24.95). Edited and with an introduction by Karen Wylie Pryor, the author's daughter. From the inside dj flap -- "Crunch and Des, the heroes of these stories, chase sailfish, tarpon, barracuda, sharks, and even giant jewfish, and their adventures inspired generations of followers. The plain truth is: they don't write 'em like this anymore." -- Tom Paugh, Editor-in-Chief, Sports Afield. A master story-teller --" For the reader about to breathe Wylie's velvet air, hear the chug of charterboat engines, and cross the indigo-blue of the Gulf Stream for the first time -- I envy you." from the introduction. Bookseller Inventory # 001103

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Title: Crunch & Des: Classic Stories of Saltwater ...

Publisher: Lyons & Burford, Publishers, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Charter boat guides share the magic and excitement of saltwater fishing.

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Philip Wylie's immensely popular stories about saltwater fishing are filled with excitement, the thrill of marine sport, and shrewd character studies. This full and thoughtful collection was put together by the author's daughter, Karen Wylie Pryor. These are marvelous, magical stories, told by a master story-teller - for all fishermen and for all old, and new, fans of Philip Wylie. (6 x 9 1/4, 388 pages)

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