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"FOR MY PARTNER D. BASIL O'CONNOR"

(ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.). Public Papers of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Albany, 1930. Two volumes.

First editions of Roosevelt's collected public papers from his time as governor, inscribed in Volume I by Roosevelt to his law partner in New York City, who went on to become a polio advocate, an executive at the American Red Cross, and co-founder of both the Warm Springs Foundation and March of Dimes: "For my partner D. Basil O'Connor with the affectionate regards of Franklin D. Roosevelt 1931," in a special full morocco presentation binding stamped with Basil O'Connor's name. $12,500.

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RICHLY ILLUSTRATED 13-VOLUME
FOLIO SET OF BRITISH SPORTS AND SPORTSMEN

HUTCHINSON, Horace G., editor. British Sports and Sportsmen. London, circa 1908-1935. Together, thirteen volumes. Limited edition set of this profusely illustrated compendium of British sports and sportsmen, each one of 1000 copies, in 13 handsomely bound folio volumes. $7500.

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TWO SMITHSONIAN SCIENTIFIC PAPERS ON THE PRESIDENTIAL CRUISE OF 1938, INSCRIBED TO FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT TO POLIO ACTIVIST AND RED CROSS EXECUTIVE BASIL O'CONNOR, WHO ACCOMPANIED ROOSEVELT ON THE CRUISE, LATER BELONGING TO PREEMINENT ROOSEVELT COLLECTOR DONALD S. CARMICHAEL

(ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.) KILLIP, Ellsworth P. Flowering Plants Collected on the Presidential Cruise of 1938. WITH: List of the Fishes Taken on the Presidential Cruise of 1938. Washington, 1939-40. Two volumes.

First editions of two Smithsonian scientific papers on the presidential cruise of 1938, inscribed on each wrapper by Roosevelt to his friend, lawyer, polio activist, and Red Cross executive Basil O'Connor: "For Basil from Franklin D. Roosevelt" and "B.C.o'C. from FDR," later belonging to distinguished Roosevelt memorabilia collector Donald S. Carmichael. $4700.

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YARRELL'S ILLUSTRATED HISTORIES OF BRITISH BIRDS AND FISHES, WITH BELL'S REPTILES

YARRELL, William. History of British Fishes. WITH: A History of British Birds. WITH: Bell’s British Reptiles. London, 1836, 1843, 1849. Together, six volumes. First editions of Yarrell's two great natural histories, together with the second edition of Bell's work on British reptiles, profusely illustrated with over 900 fine wood engravings, in handsome uniform morocco-gilt bindings by E. Riley & Son. $3200.

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SCARCE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FISHING BOOKS

WETZEL, Charles M. American Fishing Books. Newark, Delaware, 1950.

Signed limited first edition, number 78 of only 200 copies, of this history of piscatorial publishing and bibliography of American imprints, illustrated with 34 facsimiles, signed by the author. $1700.

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LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF MAXWELL’S HISTORY OF THE TWEED VALLEY

MAXWELL, Herbert. Story of The Tweed. London, 1905.

Limited first edition of Maxwell’s history of The Tweed— the lore of the river and the prospects for the fisherman— number 186 of only 375 copies, handsomely illustrated with title vignette and 20 full-page brown-tone photogravures by Scots landscape painter David Young Cameron. $1500.

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“FOR ONE CYCLE OF THE MIDSUMMER MOON I WILL LIVE HERE AMONG THE FISHES AND BIRDS OF MARQUESA”

CARDENAS, Jeffrey. Marquesa. Stone Harbor, New Jersey, 1995.

Deluxe signed limited first edition, number 19 of 47 copies for sale (out of an entire edition of 52 copies), with an additional suite of six black-and-white photographic prints of underwater landscapes shot by the author in the Marquesas and housed in the original printed paper folder, housed together in the original clamshell box. $1250.

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“RANKS NEXT TO MELVILLE’S MOBY DICK AMONG THE CLASSIC WORKS ON WHALING”

BULLEN, Frank T. Cruise of the "Cachalot" London, 1898.

First edition of Bullen’s dramatic record of life aboard a whaling ship, including his account of “the death-struggles between a whale and a giant squid” (Hill), with folding map and eight full-page illustrations. $950.

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“ONE OF THE LEAST KNOWN BUT MOST INTERESTING SECTIONS OF NORTHERN CANADA”

COMEAU, Napoleon A. Life and Sport of the Lower St. Lawrence. London, 1909.

First edition, British issue, of this in-depth description of life in one of the most remote regions of Northern Canada, focusing in particular on hunting and fishing, with 16 photographic plates and a full-page map. $800.

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