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Pictorial color boards. Small quarto. Unpaginated. No dust jacket. First edition. Illustrated by Lynn Bogue Hunt. A children's work by the famed big-game fisherman. "Bill" is a young swordfish born in the Mediterranean. He refuses to eat anything which might contain a baited hook. He travels the world with his father and mother until she is killed by a mako shark and his father is caught off of Montauk. He meets his love, Albacore, off Tocopilla, Chile and the two live happily ever after. A good copy with some soiling to the boards and some edge and spine tip wear. The text is very good with some light soiling. There a few tiny chips to the top of the front flyleaf. Scarce. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Bill the Broadbill Swordfish.
Editorial: New York: Coward McCann.
Año de publicación: 1942
Condición del libro: Good
Edición: 1st Edition
Descripción COWARD MCCANN INC. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fair. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Fair. HARDCOVER Legendary independent bookstore online since 1994. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Rare Books>Childrens and Illustrated Classics. Book: USED, Fair. Dust Jacket: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # 01111000014643400. Nº de ref. de la librería 01111000014643400
Descripción Coward-McCann, New York, 1942. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket. Lynn Bogue Hunt Ilustrador. First Edition. A Good copy in pictorial paper-covered boards, chipped at the corners and at the spine tips. 1942 gift inscription inside the front cover, repeated at the copyright page. A clean copy within, and with the covers now protected by a mylar dust jacket. Nº de ref. de la librería 033465
Descripción Coward-McCann, Inc., New York, 1942. Hardcover. Lynn Bogue Hunt Ilustrador. First edition. Small quarto [24.5 cm] Yellow, green and black illustrated paper covered boards. Fair condition. The covers are rubbed, and alternately slightly faded and darkened. The covers are also lightly soiled, and the rear cover has multiple very light stains. There are large losses from the backstrip of the spine. The longest loss measures 4 and 3/4 inches. The underlying boards are exposed occasionally along the edges. The hinges are weak. There are a couple of one inch splits in the front endsheet along the hinge. There are occasional very small light stains on the pages. A couple of the pages have very light scribbles. Lynn Bogue Hunt was one of America ’s greatest periodical wildlife artists. Nº de ref. de la librería 26382