New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 5 5/8 X 8 1/4 Inches. 214 PP. Very Good / Very Good. Item #6270
Stated "First Printing" on the copyright page. Original price of $3.75 intact on front flap. Signed and inscrbed - "To our two dear friends Nancy and John Lewis who love the sea as much as me - with affection, Eugenie Marron - Tight Lines and screaming reels." Dated June 27, 1957 (the year of publication). A scarce signed copy of this first edition by the one-time women's holder of five fishing world records. Eugenie STILL holds the record for the largest swordfish (722 pounds) ever caught by a woman. Some toning and foxing to endpapers and first few pages. Binding lightly toned. DJ a bit worn at spine ends and folds.