SALT-WATER FISH AND FISHING IN SOUTHERN AFRICA. By K.T. Lilliecrona. Line  illustrations by Penny Miller.

SALT-WATER FISH AND FISHING IN SOUTHERN AFRICA. By K.T. Lilliecrona. Line illustrations by Penny Miller.

FISHING FOR SHARKS. By Captain Pete Barrett.

FISHING FOR SHARKS. By Captain Pete Barrett.

BATTLES WITH GIANT FISH. By F.A. Mitchell Hedges.

(1923) 1939 reprint. "Fifth impression". 8vo (145 x 225mm). Pp307. B/w photographs by Lady Richmond Brown. Light green cloth, spine titled in gilt, upper board blind-stamped.

Big-game fishing adventures in Central America. The story of Mitchell-Hedges' expedition on his yacht Cara from Jamaica to the Rio Chucunaque in Panama, fishing and collecting zoological and anthropological specimens. The fishing is largely for big sharks and rays, but includes tarpon, snook, snappers and jacks. He was accompanied by Lady M. Richmond Brown who took the photographs, and also wrote about this in "Unknown Tribes, Uncharted Seas". Mitchell-Hedges is best known outside angling circles as the possible discoverer of the Mitchell-Hedges Crystal Skull. He was President of the Shark Angling Club of Great Britain. Includes an extra 7 pages at the rear, being a reprint of a paper Cervical Vertebrae Of A Gigantic Blue Whale From Panama by Sir Sidney F. Harmer, from the "Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1923".
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46282
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Author Mitchell-Hedges (Frederick Albert). "Mike Hedges" (1882-1959).
Book Code 46282
ISBN No ISBN
Book Description Abrasions to top corners of boards, spine slightly faded otherwise very good. Signed by the author "To Leslie Blackman, and may you know through the years to come the thrill of adventure. F.A. Mitchell-Hedges, 23rd May 42".
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1939
Publisher Duckworth.
Place London.