Very Good, Good++ 4TO, 326 Pgs., Photos & Illus, Hardcover. Hardcover: Bright green cloth binding faintly foxed at edge. Illustrated title on front board in gold. Title in gold on spine. Outstanding illustrated endpapers. White Dust jacket showst soil with a large creased closed tear to bottom rear edge. One inch piece missing from top left front edge. Light edgewear chipping. In protective mylar. This book covers the hows and whys of fishing in much of the country. Featuring reproductions of paintings by Bob Hines and Fred Sweney and etchings by R. H. Palenske plus numerous photographs of fishing scenes. With text Our Fresh Water Heritage by Russ Williams and Salt Water Fishing by Charles L. Cadieux.
Photos. G ex-library. Reproductions of fish on endpapers is an example of the ancient Japanese art of Fish painting, gyotaku, where paint pigments are. Placed on the fish, then transferred onto a paper towel by blotting. The artist later adds line work and eye decoration to give the full effect. Library markings, edge wear.
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