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Trout & bass : a diverse collection of angling literature, both prose and poetry

Title
Trout & bass : a diverse collection of angling literature, both prose and poetry / by John Dennys, 1613, Izaak Walton, 1635, John Gay, 1720, James A. Henshall, 1881, J.G. Wood, 1885, George J. Seabury, 1890, R.H. Russell, 1902 ; introduction by Stephen Bodio ; illustrations by Alan James Robinson ; afterword by Jack Gartside ; [edited by Arthur F. Kinney]
Publication
Easthampton, Mass. : Press of the Sea Turtle, 1993.

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[5], 75 [i.e.38], [2] leaves : ill.; 28 x 38 cm. +e1 portfolio (28 prints on 20 sheets)
Alternative Title
Trout and bass
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Note
  • "Designed at the Press of the Sea Turtle by Alan James Robinson ... The text and woodengravings were printed by ... H.P. McGrath and Carolyn E. Prahl ... at the Press of the Sea Turtle ... The portfolio edition (50 copies) was bound by Kim O'Donnel of Garthegaat Bindery, the regular edition and deluxe editions (50 copies each) were bound by Sarah Creighton ... The type was set at M & H Type, San Francisco, California. The paper is Cheloniidæ Rag & Rives BFK"--Colophon.
  • Printed on rectos of leaves only, but versos counted in numbering. Leaves counted in numbering as [27-28] and [49-50] are blank. Blind-impressed printer's device on otherwise blank leaf preceding colophon leaf. Three blank leaves at beginning and 2 blank leaves at end are not counted in collation.
  • Printed in black and dark olive green.
  • Illustrations: 20 wood engravings depicting fish and lures. Vignette on t.p. is hand col.
  • Portfolio ed. accompanied by a suite of the ill., comprising 22 wood engravings on 14 sheets, of which 2 full-page ill. are not included in the text, and 6 hand-col. full-page etchings depicting trout and bass species, not included in the text. The etchings are in individual green paper covers, each with paper label on front cover; the wood engravings are in green paper wrappers. The whole in a portfolio of dark green silk-covered boards.
Binding (note)
  • Binding (portfolio ed.): Publisher's stiff decorative paper boards; exposed stitches on open spine. Text and portfolio issued together in a dark green silk-covered clamshell box.
Call Number
*KP+ (Sea Turtle) 05-50
OCLC
  • 31981449
  • 31981449
Title
Trout & bass : a diverse collection of angling literature, both prose and poetry / by John Dennys, 1613, Izaak Walton, 1635, John Gay, 1720, James A. Henshall, 1881, J.G. Wood, 1885, George J. Seabury, 1890, R.H. Russell, 1902 ; introduction by Stephen Bodio ; illustrations by Alan James Robinson ; afterword by Jack Gartside ; [edited by Arthur F. Kinney]
Imprint
Easthampton, Mass. : Press of the Sea Turtle, 1993.
Local Note
NYPL copy is no. 7/50 of the portfolio ed.; signed by the artist and inscribed "For The New York Public Library."
NYPL copy: Each print in the portfolio is numbered 7/50 and signed in pencil by the artist; etchings also inscribed in pencil with the common name of the species.
Binding
Binding (portfolio ed.): Publisher's stiff decorative paper boards; exposed stitches on open spine. Text and portfolio issued together in a dark green silk-covered clamshell box.
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Dennys, John, -1609.
Bodio, Stephen.
Gartside, Jack.
Kinney, Arthur F., 1933-
Robinson, Alan James. ill, wood engraver. Etcher. Book designer
McGrath, Harold, printer, printer of plates.
Prahl, Carolyn E., printer, printer of plates.
O'Donnel, Kim. Binder
Press of the Sea Turtle. Printer
M & H Type. Compositor
Garthegaat Bindery. Binder
Added Title
Trout and bass
Research Call Number
*KP+ (Sea Turtle) 05-50
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