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1 Holbrook, Arthur Tenney. FROM THE LOG OF A TROUT FISHERMAN.
Winneboujou Club [Brule, WI]. 1983 {Nov}. Soft Cover 
2nd edition. 204pp. 8vo. Semi-glossy wraps with black-lettered front cover & spine. 'A Sketchy Chart of the Rivier du Bois Brulé From The Old St. Croix Portage Trail To The Co-op Park' between one page of the flyleaves & one page of the free endpaper. This 2nd edition was issued with permission of the Holbrook family under the auspices of the Winneboujou Club, and limited to 250 copies. It was printed by the Miller Printing Co. of St. Paul MN. The first edition was 'Privately Printed for the Author by the Plimpton Press, Norwood, Mass. 1949, ' which has been retained on the title page. Except for the softcover binding, it is a replica of the 1st edition designed by William Dana Orcutt with a frontispiece portrait of the author & 7 other half-tone plates. A few faint speckles of foxing & 2 small stains on the front cover o/w Fine (No defects). See PHOTO. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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2 Van Dyke, Henry. FISHERMAN'S LUCK And Some Other Uncertain Things.
Charles Scribner's Sons [New York]. 1900 {February}. (1899). Hard Cover 
5th printing. 247pp. 8vo. Very light green cloth with a design signed by the author ('HVD') of gilt fish swimming among water lilies rendered in olive green & gilt. Top edge gilt. Frontispiece with tissue guard + 12 other b/w plates on coated paper with photographs & illustrations by various artists including 3 by Albert E. Sterner. Front hinge starting, but holding well; covers have a few light spots of soiling; spine faded with blue horizontal lines (caused unknown), but the gilt is still fairly bright; bottom edge of pages have scattered spots; a previous owner's signature in ink dated 1900 on the front free endpaper o/w Very Good, i.e. some signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket. SEE SCAN. 
Price: 2.00 USD
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