Lot 14 of 373:
Fish of Lake Superior, and How to Make Dinner Out of Them  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Superior Fishing; or, The Striped Bass, Trout, and Black Bass of the Northern States. Embracing Full Directions for Dressing American Flies with the Feathers of American Birds; an Account of a Sporting Visit to Lake Superior, etc., etc., etc.
Author:
Roosevelt, Robert B[arnwell]
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Carleton
Date:
[1865]
Description:

[2], vi, [9]-304 + [8] ad pp. Illustrated with a few woodcuts in the text. 7¼x5, original blindstamped cloth. First Edition. 

Early work on angling in the Great Lakes, including the first mention of waterproofing silk lines. There is a chapter on Cookery for Sportsman, and among the recipes is one for "Frank Forester's Punch." Bruns R 106. Inscription and signatures of owner Charles Brodhead of Bethlehem, PA - he was an important part of that town's steel and iron history, especially during the Civil War.

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Condition:
Very good.
 
Item number:
302254
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