Sale 18JJ01 | Lot 245

RIGHTER, STEPHEN WARD Yankee Fishermen and Their Luck. And a few other certain things

Catalogue: Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Lot Details

Lot 245
RIGHTER, STEPHEN WARD Yankee Fishermen and Their Luck. And a few other certain things
Hyattsville, MD: self-published, 1903. "First and only edition." Suede over boards with blindstamping fishing scenes on the upper and lower covers, with side stitching in brown cloth clamshell box. 9 x 6 inches; typewritten text, [viii], 15 numbered leaves, and 25 small mounted photographs or cyanotypes. Some very minor pale staining.
The account of a trout fishing trip, told in verse, to Myrtle House, Digby, Nova Scotia (and to Lake Jolly on the Bear River). This work is apparently unique, with no copies in the auction records, or in WorldCat.


Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $687 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $687 (includes buyer's premium)

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Angling Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 12pm EDT