Sale 21JJ01 | Lot 127

[ANGLING] SAMSON, W. H. Mohican Point on Lake George. The Summer Home of Mr. and Mrs. W.K. Bixby of St. Louis, Mo. With a Brief Glance at the History of the Lake.

Catalogue: Sporting Books from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson
[ANGLING]  SAMSON, W. H. Mohican Point on Lake George. The Summer Home of Mr. and Mrs. W.K. Bixby of St. Louis, Mo. With a Brief Glance at the History of the Lake.

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Lot 127
[ANGLING] SAMSON, W. H. Mohican Point on Lake George. The Summer Home of Mr. and Mrs. W.K. Bixby of St. Louis, Mo. With a Brief Glance at the History of the Lake.
New York: Privately printed, 1913. First edition, one of 200 copies. Publisher's dark green cloth. 9 1/8 x 6 1/2 inches (23 x 16.5 cm); frontispiece, 65, [1] pp., plates after photographs throughout, two-page map at rear. Moderate wear to extremities, generally a clean copy. With the bookplate of W.K. Bixby.
An extremely rare work of significant angling interest; pages 53-end discuss angling on the lake. We note only one copy at auction since 1929, which sold in 2005 for $2040. 'Fishing for smallmouth bass, lake trout, and landlocked salmon ... An important and rare work." -Heller 716; Bruns S27.


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Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Sold for $1,197 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Sold for $1,197 (includes buyer's premium)

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Sporting Books from the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Tue, Mar 30, 2021 at 10am EDT