New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8 5/8" X 5 3/4". xiii, 210pp, v. Moderate wear to unclipped dust jacket, with small open tears to edges and extremities, scattered rubbing, dust soiling, and sunning. Creases to front flap. Dark red cloth over boards, with hunting scene stamped in blind to upper board and spine lettered and ruled in gilt. Light edgewear and gentle bumping to binding. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Toning to endpapers. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A presentable first edition of this guide to hunting and fishing in the Great Smokies by prize flycaster and trapshooter Jim Gasque, illustrated throughout in color frontispiece and twenty-two half-tone illustrations. Very good / good. Item #3226