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I Go A-Fishing

by Prime, W[illiam] C[owper]

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  • first
Original brown cloth. Spine ends worn. Very good
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1873. First edition. 365, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original brown cloth. Spine ends worn. Very good. First edition. 365, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. A landmark angling book, one of the most popular of its day. Prime, a Princeton graduate, edited the New York Journal of Commerce, was president of the Associated Press, and was an early promoter of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; for a time he also filled the chair of art history at Princeton. Westwood & Satchell p. 172; Wetzel p. 199; Bruns P140; Goodspeed, Angling in America, pp. 155, et seq


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I Go A-Fishing
Prime, W[illiam] C[owper]
365, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo
Book Condition
Used - Original brown cloth. Spine ends worn. Very good
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First edition
Harper & Brothers
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New York
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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. The Madison avenue store is an 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.


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