Title: The Giant Fish of Florida.
Publisher: London: C Arthur Pearson Ltd
Publication Date: 1902
Edition: 1st Edition
First edition. With 48 illustrations. 206 pp + 3 pp Index. "The coast of America, and more particularly that of Florida and Mexico, is the recognised resort of those who angle for the biggest that the sea has to give". Contents: The Giant Tarpon, Among the Alligators, How to Catch Tarpon, A Lively Morning in the Pass, Ladies who love the Sport, Enormous Rays or Devil Fish, Harpooning a Monster, The Loggerhead Turtle, Catfish as Scavangers; Bony Fish, Jack, Garfish, Jewfish, Squeateague and Bass; Spotted Eels, Crab-eaters, Surf-Whiting, Moonfish, Leather Jackets, Trigger Fish and Mullet; Striped Mullet, Sharks, Bird Life. With 48 b/w photographic illustrations - including gems such as "A Good Catch of Tarpon for a Lady", "A Big Jewfish for a Lady to Land", "A Hammerhead Shark - a Savage and Repulsive Fish". A few spots of foxing on prelims and intermittently throughout text - mainly on front edge. Top edge gilt. Front edge untrimmed. Binding sound. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Gilt vignette of hook and line on front board. Spine lightly faded. Overall condition VG. Bookseller Inventory # 8407
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