New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2007.
Hard Cover. First Edition. Signed. Quarto; in the publisher’s blue paper-covered boards, backed in light blue cloth; with 16 page pamphlet, stapled in printed card stock, with descriptions of the authors/anglers who contributed pieces of line; the whole housed in a specially made wooden box with a detachable lid which houses a print of Blue Tuna painted by James Prosek and individually signed by him; pasted into the book is a printed leaf on which are attached original samples of fishing line contributed by 38 of the 50 authors.~~Some of the 38 authors contributing line include John Bryan, Jimmy Carter, Lefty Krey, Nick Lyons, John McPhee, Thomas McGuane, Howell Raines, and others. “Within each Presentation Copy of Take Me Fishing are affixed lines that not only have been baptized in waters exotic and plain, near and far, but that are imbued with experiences and relationships and hopes and feelings and thoughts -- all tethered to the books authors, and though them, to untold others” [page 2 of the accompanying pamphlet].~~This is #39 of 300 Presentation Copies of Take Me Fishing. each signed by the editor, and each in a distinctive with print by James Prosek, and each with 38 samples of fishing line.~~A tour de force of fishing, by anglers who love it.
Fine binding / Fine dust jacket.