Along the Florida Reef

By: Holder, Charles F.

Price: $150.00

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Book Condition: Good


Charles Frederick Holder (1851-1915) 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. He was socially active in Pasadena, California, where he was a trustee of Throop College and co-founder of the Tournament of Roses. ------------ "Dr Holder is one of the new Mentors that lead us to the New Atlantis An enthusiastic naturalist he spent four or five years as a boy in that best of universities for a wide awake lad a Florida key which is a sort of floating Smithsonian or rather an Agassiz Museum anchored in the blue Gulf Here he fished and swam and gathered studied the startling lovely life of those seas..." [The Critic] ---------- Decorated American trade binding. Illustrations in b/w of marine life, birds, and the Florida outdoors. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with wear on the corners and edges with handling wear. Lacking front free endpage. Rear hinge starting. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 20 cm, 8 inches tall; ix [3]-273 p. front., illus. plus publisher's advertisements. ------- Subject: Marine animals; Fishing, Florida; Camping, Florida - 19th Century. ------- Ref: Hathi; Critic, 1893, p3; CCE, 318; BDNA,

Title: Along the Florida Reef

Author Name: Holder, Charles F.

Categories: Other,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1892

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011746

Keywords: Marine animals; Fishing, Florida; Camping, 19th century Florida,