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American Fishing Books, A Bibliography from the Earliest Times up to 1948, together with A History of Angling and Angling Literature in America by  Charles M Wetzel - First edition, no. 35 of about 80 copies hand bound by the autho - 1950 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 254777)

American Fishing Books, A Bibliography from the Earliest Times up to 1948, together with A History of Angling and Angling Literature in America

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American Fishing Books, A Bibliography from the Earliest Times up to 1948, together with A History of Angling and Angling Literature in America

by Wetzel, Charles M

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Original 3/4 black morocco, blue cloth sides, gilt spine title and sporting devices, A FINE COPY. Bookplate of Joseph Delaplaine
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Newark DE: Privately Printed, 1950. First edition, no. 35 of about 80 copies hand bound by the author, from a total edition of 200. Illustrated. 235 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original 3/4 black morocco, blue cloth sides, gilt spine title and sporting devices, A FINE COPY. Bookplate of Joseph Delaplaine Bates. First edition, no. 35 of about 80 copies hand bound by the author, from a total edition of 200. Illustrated. 235 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Joe Bates' Copy. Wetzel's landmark bibliography of American angling, with an excellent history of the sport. An essential work. Bruns W-73

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James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
254777
Title
American Fishing Books, A Bibliography from the Earliest Times up to 1948, together with A History of Angling and Angling Literature in America
Author
Wetzel, Charles M
Format/binding
Illustrated. 235 pp. 1 vols. 8vo
Book condition
Used - Original 3/4 black morocco, blue cloth sides, gilt spine title and sporting devices, A FINE COPY. Bookplate of Joseph Delaplaine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition, no. 35 of about 80 copies hand bound by the autho
Publisher
Privately Printed
Place of Publication
Newark DE
Date published
1950
Keywords
Angling

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Founded in 1978 by James Cummins, the firm has grown to include two New Jersey locations as well as the main store at 699 Madison Avenue (between 62nd and 63rd Streets) in New York City.Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (During July & August, until 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.)The Madison Avenue store is a seventh-floor oasis for book-lovers, a quiet and pleasantly furnished book room with a carefully chosen, expertly catalogued and broad-based selection of fine and rare books, autographs, manuscripts, and works of art. We have built notable private collections for American and international clients. Our stock is always changing, and our steady input from private buying and public auctions assures our clients of new surprises (and temptations!) at each visit. Our stock covers a wide range of collecting interests, with particular emphasis in the following fields: British and American Literature, Sporting Books, Private Press and Illustrated Books, 19th-Century Color Plate Books, Americana, Travel, Sets and Fine Bindings, History, and Authors' Manuscripts and Letters. Our catalogued inventory exceeds 50,000 titles, much of which can be searched on the internet. In addition, our New Jersey warehouse contains over 400,000 books in all subject areas. We might have the books you're looking for.

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