Octavo; pp. xxii, 312, index; Illustrated, color frontispiece and decorations and endpapers by Lynn Bogue Hunt, photographs; decorated blue cloth, lettered in silver in in a dust jacket; jacket has edgewear. Farrington's book is dated but very well regarded. Some Hemingway content. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Fishing The Atlantic, Offshore And On; ...
Publisher: Coward, McCann
Publication Date: 1949
Book Condition: Very good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Coward-McCann, Inc. New York. Van Ress Press, New York. Third Printing. A copy signed, dated and presented to Florida Senator, George A. Smathers., 1949. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 6 1/4 inches x 9 1/2 in., color frontispiece of tuna off Nova Scotia, by Lynn Bogue Hunt; Introduction by Philip Wylie; xxii, 312 pp., including index; illustrated with reproductions of black and white historical photographs, many of the fish caught. Dark blue textured cloth with titling in green on the spine, and fish design in green on the front cover; decorated endpapers with Atlantic sport fish, by L. B. Hunt; unclipped, color-printed dustjacket with L. B. Hunt design on the front panel, notes on the author on the back panel. The cover corners show some light wear. The dustjacket upper front margin shows some of the paper chipped away, crease to the lower front dustjacket margin, a chip and small crease to the upper margin of the back of the dustjacket, light wear to the dustjacket edges. Inscribed, dated, and presented to Florida Senator, George A. Smathers (1913-2007); in ink on the half-title: "For the Hon. George A. Smathers, who was born in my State of New Jersey and was smart enough to move to Florida, where I have had some of my finest days fishing and shooting then writing about it afterwards With a boat load of admiration. [signed]: S. Kip Farrington Jr. June 12th '58.". Covers Atlantic fishing off: Nova Scotia, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Long Island-New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Alabama, Texas, Mexico, Cuba, Panama, Columbia, Venezuela, Bermuda, Jamaica, Bahamas, Sweden, Denmark, France, South Africa. Inscribed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-866659211