The Channel Islands of California a book for the angler, sportsman, and tourist.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1910. Second Edition. A Very Good Hardcover.
Blue cloth decorated in darker blue titles and flying fish. The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Spine is age-toned. Evidence of a removed bookplate on the front paste-down8vo; 8.25 inches tall; 397 pages with a page of reviews. 150 illustrations from photographs and 12 maps.
Ref: Bruns, 223; Walker 115.
Very Good / No Dust Jacket. Item #16028
"Whoever has the faintest glimmer of sportsmanship in him cannot fail to be infected by the enthusiasm with which the author paints the many delights the islands hold." [Town Topics, 1910]
Charles Frederick Holder was an American naturalist, conservationist, and writer who produced over 40 books and thousands of articles. Known as a pioneer of big-game fishing, he founded and led the Tuna Club of Avalon, credited as the first game fishing organization.