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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, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: 855)

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

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

by [Lowery, F.W.]

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
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[np]: [Privately Printed], 1933. Limited Edition, First Edition. 1/4 cloth. Very good + / near fine. A very good plus /near fine 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 salmon fishing trip on Anticosti.

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Bookseller
Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB 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 + / near fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
Limited Edition, First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
[Privately Printed]
Place of Publication
[np]
Date published
1933

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About Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB

Member, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA. Not your ordinary book store! Uncommon Works specializes in rare, odd, unique, and handmade books, with a focus on Mexico, Latin America, Native America, and the Spanish Conquest. You'll find rare, first editions and first or early printings. You'll even find a few first printings of living authors for sale. We provide services and referrals for book mending, repair, restoration, and binding.We also offer archival storage solutions for your books, photos, or family historical print items.

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rubbing
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