1939 1st edition. 4to (197 x 260mm). Ppxiv,222. B/w photograph plates, map. Dark green cloth with gilt-ruled borders and leaping marlin motif to upper board, spine titled in gilt. Edition limited to 950 numbered copies.
Exciting tales of American big game angling. Only 950 numbered copies of this first edition were printed. Chapters include: The last fish; Veiled horizons; "Tuna! Tuna!"; More tuna; Big tuna; Out of the depths; Magic fingers; The vermilion sea; "Broadbill! Broadbill!"; More about broadbill; Out of the log; Dead water.