6 x 9 1/4 in. 88 pp. Textured black cloth boards with metallic green marlin and title rectangle. Numerous B&W photos. Title pg. states "First Numbered edition, May 1st, 1936" though I don't see any numbers. Condition is VER GOOD+ ; covers very clean with just a hint of shelf wear. Binding tight. Text bright ad unmarked. Mild toning to the endpapers. Very scarce item, in very nice condition. Sport. RGR. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: MEN, FISH AND TACKLE, THE STORY OF J. A. ...
Publisher: Bronson Reel Co.
Publication Date: 1936
Book Condition: Very Good +
Edition: First edition
Book Description Privately Printed by Bronson Reel Company, Bronson, MI, 1936. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Green patterned cloth with raised cover titles and decoration of leaping hooked billfish in silver/green; 8vo; 88pp; illustrated with 14 full-page b/w photo plates. The story of reel maker and noted big game angler, Joe Coxe, who came to prominence from his modest 6th floor shop in Los Angeles in the 1930's. With chapters on his reels and other deep sea tackle; anglers and angling methods; record tuna catches; sportsmen & sportsmanship and angling reminiscences. The copy in great, collectible condition. A desirable salt water angling title. Seller Inventory # 001830
Book Description Published Privately by the Bronson Reel Company, Bronson, MI, 1936. First edition. First edition. Illustrated with photographs. 88 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. "Scarce" - Bruns. Reminiscences of big game fishing and fishermen by the inventor of the famous Coxe reels (published by the company into which his company merged, and not entirely free of some informative promotion!). Bandini was the author of several big game fishing books, including the 1939 Derrydale, Veiled Horizons. Bruns B36 Original green cloth, sailfish device embossed on upper cover. A fine copy. Bookplate Illustrated with photographs. 88 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Seller Inventory # 262386