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(DERRYDALE PRESS) Pickering, H. G.
Angling of the Test. Or, True Love Under Stress... Being a diurnal postulation of problems of connubial infelicity which will bring no comfort to any married male angler. A Book-of-the-Nonce-Club Selection.
New York: The Derrydale Press 1936. Hard Cover. First Edition. 8vo., pp. [ff 2] + [x] + 25; black cloth stamped in gilt and blind; glassine dustwrapper intact; ink inscription to front pastedown; adhesive mark to front endpaper; near fine copy without the publisher's box. First edition, first issue, signed on the title page as usual. One of 197 numbered copies printed on watermarked, laid paper. Illustrated with engravings and photogravures. Presentation copy, warmly inscribed at length by the author to Marjorie Wiggin Prescott and Albert H. Wiggin, the latter of whom was a formidable collector of English prints, especially Thomas Rowlandson. Wiggin's named collection now comprises part of the Boston Public Library's massive print collection. Author and artist Marjorie Wiggins Prescott published a series of three volumes under the title Tales of a Sportman's Wife with the Derrydale Press from 1936-1939. Siegel 97. Near Fine.
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