Octavo, 66 pp., 7 pages of advertisements, 2 illustrations, and large folding color map of Florida at rear. In original light blue covers with gilt cover lettering and silver tarpon decoration. Very scarce and famous angling book complete with the rarely seen map. *** Condition: Light wear to edges and moderate soiling and spotting to boards. Binding tight and hinges intact. Pages and plates bright, clean and unmarked except for a small smudge in the margin of one page. The map has an opening tear at the upper edge that extends about 1 inch past the neatline (easily repairable) with no loss, otherwise map is very good. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Tarpon or "Silver King" Its History and ...
Publisher: The Anglers' Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 1888
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
Book Description 2018. Full Leather Bound. Condition: New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back . This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Print on Demand. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request. Language: eng. Seller Inventory # SD00003755033
Book Description Angler's Publishing Co. 66 p. + [vii] adverts. +, New York:, 1888. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. [Cat. 70. 91-0764 jo]. 5 3/4 in. by 6 3/4 in. with illus. title page & 2 figures in text. Bruns P-99. "Seldom offered." -Description of tarpon tackle, Bait used and method of capture, History of the Silver King, "Notes on Lessons Learned by Tarpon Anglers During the Season " by W.B. Wood, and General Notes , Comments, and Addenda. In original light blue cloth with silver leaping tarpon on cover; Title in Gilt on cover; Large fold-out map in color of Florida at rear; Covers faded; worm markings covering about 6 in. by 1 1/4 in. on right edge of front cover, impinging only the "G" in "Silver King" Prior owner marked "-Tarpon-" in ink on spine; Sporting bookplate on front paste-down; Front end-paper loose; some wear on spine ends & edges; all complete; a Good copy of scarce book. Seller Inventory # 6761013