DERRYDALE PRESS A Bibliography
Author: Henry A. Siegel, Harry C. Marschalk, Isaac Oelgart
Publisher/Date: The Angler’s & Shooter’s Press (1981) First Trade Edition
According to the colophon page, the printing was limited to 1250 copies. This copy is Out-of-Series; not numbered.
Format/Condition: New red cloth hardcover book with gilt-stamped spine is in Fine condition. Dark blue heavy stock slipcase in Fine condition. 266 pages, illustrated with 22 pages of plates, 2 appendixes ("The Care of Books" and "Buying and Selling"), plus 2 indexes (short title and subject).
Description: An annotated bibliography of the famed sportsman's press with an essay "Eugene V. Connett III: a Brief Biography" by Stephen Ferguson, "The Pain and Pleasure of Derrydale Collecting" by F. Phillips Williamson, and numerous other essays by the authors.
The Derrydale Press' founder, Eugene V. Connett III, published a series of hunting, fishing, and sporting books and prints from 1927 to 1942. This work not only lists Connett's books at Derrydale, but every title he produced prior and afterwards.