Lot 88 of 517:
Zane Grey Tales of Swordfish and Tuna  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$156
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Tales of Swordfish and Tuna

Author:
Grey, Zane

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Harper & Brothers

Date:
1927

Description:

[10], 203 pp. Illustrated with 90 plates from photographs taken by author and from drawings by Frank E. Phares; frontispiece from photo of Grey next to the world's record broadbill swordfish (as of June 29, 1926), 582 pounds, caught at Avalon; pictorial endpapers. (Large 8vo) original navy blue cloth. First Edition.

With Harper's code "H-B" on copyright page. One of Grey's more elusive titles on big-game sea fishing. Rare in jacket. This copy inscribed by Mrs. Zane Grey and with several corrections in her hand within. Grey is known to be the first to capture a broadbill swordfish with only a rod and reel.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light bumps and rubbing at spine ends; mild toning around edges else near fine.


 
Item number:
292454
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