New York: Harper & Brothers, 1931. First Edition. Thick Quarto. Item #021214
First printing with (I-F) code. Grey consider the fishes of the South Seas to be the most fiercest in the world. He tells his stories of the tuna, sailfish, the wahoo and swordfish which would make any fisherman envious. Mr. Grey caught a 618 poind Silver Marlin, apparently a new species at the time and he tells of the fight of 1040 pound Striped Marlin and includes a photo of this incredibly huge fish along with 48 other photographs taken by the author. A fine bright opy bound in green coth lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt, pictorial endpapers, in unclipped pictorial dust jacket with wear along the top edges, a piece torn away at head and small tear slong bottom of front panel. Internally fresh without foxing, no names or plates.