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THE TROUT ARE RISING IN ENGLAND AND SOUTH AFRICA ( 1920 - Scarce 1st Edition)
xx plus 292pp. Blind embossed cloth hardcover. Fifteen illustrations. Untrimmed text-block.
Some 'coffee-mug' stains to cover. Heavily faded spine. Light foxing to prelims with further light foxing to some of the internal pages. Binding is very good with no cracking to EPs. Bookseller's label pasted to inside front EP. Personal name penned to front free EP.
The book has twenty four chapters on trout fishing of which the last eight are exclusively about trout fishing in South Africa. There are however some further anecdotes about fishing in South Africa in a few of the earlier (British)chapters, one of which recalls Cecil John Rhodes' sister's regular fishing escapades from a dingy in Kalk Bay.
Spot the mistake on my second last photograph.
- Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head
- Publisher Place: London
- Date of Publication: 1920
- Edition: 1st Edition
- Binding Condition: Very good
- Overall Condition: Good
- Size: 194mm x 133mm x 32mm
- Lot No: 356
- Hammer Price: $150
- Bids: 1
- Visits: 49
- Estimate: $300
- Reserve: $150
- Name: BOOKTOWN AFRICANA
- Address: P.O.Box 117, Richmond (Northern Cape), South Africa, 7090
- Contact Person: Chris Shelton
- Country of Origin: South Africa
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Preferred Payment Methods: Internet banking transfer (EFT), credit card
- Trade Association: AA Approved
- Additional Information:
BOOKTOWN AFRICANA is based in South Africa's Booktown Richmond, situated in the heart of the Great Karoo. All book sales are conducted strictly online.
BOOKTOWN AFRICANA specializes in Africana, Antiquarian books, Maps, Prints and Ephemera.
PACKAGING & POSTAGE:
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