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History of a Fishing Trip. Written to Order by the Keeper of the Records. by  F.W.] [Lowery - Limited Edition, First Edition - 1933 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

History of a Fishing Trip. Written to Order by the Keeper of the Records.

by [Lowery, F.W.]

Condition: Very good +


[np]: [Privately Printed], 1933. Limited Edition, First Edition. 1/4 cloth. Very good +. A very good plus first edition limited to 100 copies, as stated. 1/4 brown cloth over brown paper boards with gilt title-stamping on cover. One light short scuff to front cover with a few light scuffs on the back. Minor rubbing and miniscule loss at head and tail of spine. Wear to edge of front cover. Mild toning to pastedowns and page edges. 130 pp., including appendix. 5 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches tall, octavo. A lovely and entertaining story and beautiful piece of prose about a fishing trip on Anticosti.
  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 855
  • Title: History of a Fishing Trip. Written to Order by the Keeper of the Records.
  • Author: [Lowery, F.W.]
  • Format/binding: 1/4 cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Limited Edition, First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: [Privately Printed]
  • Place: [np]
  • Date published: 1933


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