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Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson(DERRYDALE PRESS)A Group of 15 Derrydale Titles Lot includes:Connett, Eugene V. Wing Shooting and Angling. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. 8vo. 4 black and white plates (three by A.B. Frost and one by Oliver Kemp , in-text illustrations by Connett, text annotated in pencil by Connett; minor toning as usual. Three quarter blue morocco over blue cloth, spine with raised bands in five compartments, second and fourth gilt-lettered, others with double gilt-rules and gilt hunting and angling motif, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers; extremities rubbed, corners bumped, some nicks to morocco. In quarter red morocco clamshell case. First edition, first impression, bearing Connett’s bookplate and annotations, which update and expand upon a handful of passages. There is also a charming undated letter laid into the volume, written by Connett's nephew, Theodore T. Everitt, Jr. Bruns C-152; Heller 471; Phillips 84-85 — Heywood, Gerald G.P. Charles Cotton and His River. Manchester: Sherratt & Hughes; New York: Derrydale Press, 1928. 4to (11 x 8 1/2 in.; 279 x 216 mm). 10 full-page illustrations (one folding), 12 head- and tail-pieces tipped in. Original green cloth, cover and spine gilt-lettered; minor scuff to lower board, lover joint just splitting. Housed in green quarter morocco slipcase with marbled boards. [With]: 2pp. T.L.S. from M.H. Riesco to to H.H. Smedley, dated 24 April 1945, and sent from Croydon, UK, laid in, with 10 accompanying silver gelatin photographs (4 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.; 113 x 89 mm). First American issue, one of 50 unnumbered copies. Frazier H-17-a; Hampton's Angling Bibliography 147; Siegel 11 — White, Frederick. The Spicklefisherman and Others. New York: Derrydale Press, 1928. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.; 241 x 158 mm). Frontispiece by A. B. Frost, 10 illustrations by Frost, Oliver Kemp and Gordon Stevenson Publisher's boards, printed paper label on upper cover; spine and edges tanned, glue stains on pastedowns. Half blue morocco gilt slipcase and chemise. First edition. deluxe issue. One of 35 unnumbered large-paper copies, signed by White on half-title. Frazier W-7-D; Siegel 19 — Woodward, William. Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses… New York: Privately Printed for Ernest Gee [by The Derrydale Press], 1929. 4to (12 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.; 320 x 244 mm). 1 silver gelatin print (4 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.; 123 x 199 mm) tipped-in with manuscript caption in blue ink, half-title, 68 engraved plates, 3 charts; one or two stray spots, not affecting images, minor toning, one tissue guard torn. Full burgundy calf, bound as issued by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, covers decoratively gilt-ruled, gilt title to upper cover, spine with raised bands in six compartments, second gilt-lettered, others decoratively gilt-ruled, top edge gilt, turn-ins with multiple gilt rules; extremities rubbed, some minor soiling and one or two scuffs to covers. First edition, one of 300 copies privately printed. Presentation copy, inscribed to George M. Verity, founder of American Rollins Mill Company. — Connett, Eugene V. Feathered Game from a Sporting Journal. New York: Derrydale Press, 1929. 4to (10 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.; 270 x 190 mm). Handcolored engraved frontispiece, colored vignette on title, 10 color illustrations by Edgar Burke, M. D.; minor offsetting on title. Publisher's maroon half morocco, spine gilt in six compartments, marbled boards; spine darkened and with some wear, glue stain from removal of small label from front pastedown. Copy 4 of 50 large-paper copies, signed by Connett and Burke on the half-title. Frazier C-10-D; Siegel 24 — Smith, Jerome V.C. Trout and Angling. Being Part of the Two Fishes of Massachusetts First Published in 1833 at Boston. New York: Derrydale Press, 1929. 8vo (6 1/4 x 10 in; 250 x 158 mm). Hand-colored title page vignette and 2 hand colored facsimile plates. Quarter green morocco, spine with raised bands in six compartments, second and fourth gilt-l

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