TALES OF SWORDFISH AND TUNA. By Zane Grey.
1927 1st UK edition. Large 4to (192 x 268mm). Ppxii,203. B/w photograph plates, pictorial end-papers, original the year. But, with all that time on the water, there was nothing more exciting or more compelling than the really big fish! - the gaints of the sea. Blue-fin tuna are (even today) still sometimes pursued with harpoons! There's the story of a swordfish that was hooked at 10:30 in the morning and played until 11:30 that night - only to". . . Chapters include: Tuna at Avalon, 1919; Giant Nova Scotia tuna; A record fight with a swordfish; Xiphias galdius at 418 pounds; Wolves of the sea; Whales' tales; Herculean angling; Space; Heavy tackle for heavy fish; The deadly airplane-wire leader; Loren Grey's first fish story.
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|Author||Grey (Pearl Zane). (1872-1939).|
|Book Description||Slight wear to cloth, faint cup ring to upper board, browning to edges and end-papers. A good copy.|
|Publisher||Hodder and Stoughton.|