GREY, ZANE | A pair of Titles from His Personal Library
GREY, ZANE | A pair of Titles from His Personal Library
GREY, ZANE | A pair of Titles from His Personal Library
GREY, ZANE | A pair of Titles from His Personal Library
GREY, ZANE | A pair of Titles from His Personal Library
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Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

GREY, ZANE | A pair of Titles from His Personal Library

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

GREY, ZANE | A pair of Titles from His Personal Library

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

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Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

GREY, ZANE

A pair of Titles from His Personal Library


Tales of Fishing Virgin Seas. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1925. 4to. Half-title, colored frontispiece, over 100 plates from photographs by Grey, printed tissue guards, in text illustrations by Lilian Wilhelm Smith; minor foxing occasionally affecting plates, marginal tear to pp. 85. Half red morocco over marbled boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, second and fourth gilt-lettered, top edge gilt; corners bumped, some rubbing to extremities. In quarter red morocco clamshell case. First edition, deluxe copy, with Grey's blindstamp. This collection of stories describes Grey's fishing adventures the Pacific region. The phonographic plates feature images taken from the author's private collection. Bruns G-176 — Tales of the Angler's Eldorado New Zealand. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1926. 4to. Half-title, colored frontispiece, over 100 plates from photographs by Grey, printed tissue guards, in text illustrations by Frank E. Phares. Half red morocco over marbled boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, second and fourth gilt-lettered, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers; minor shelfwear. First edition, deluxe copy. One of 10 copies in publisher's deluxe presentation binding, issued to Grey for his personal use. A tale of angling and adventure, Grey's account includes his pursuit of the monster swordfish off the coast of the New Zealand. Bruns G181


REFERENCE:

Zane Grey (his blindstamp to front free endpapers)

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