First edition. No. 176 of 1,500 copies.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1937. Illustrated with full page plates in colour and black and white.
Small folio, original green cloth lettered in blue and gilt, pictorial endpapers. Cloth with faint spots, a little rubbed, bookplate on front pastedown, else fine.
"".. Here are the aristocrats of sea and stream, and some less proud, all in their best array to make for you and me the counterfeit presentment of old joys. Or, if you yourself have never taken tarpon or muskalonge, or even trout, here crystallized for you is the picture you might have been lucky enough to lay by in the innumerable brain cells where we pack away the past.
Thanks for such service as these we owe to the man wo made these living pictures."" -from the foreword