A Fisherman's Breeze; the log of the "Ruth M. Martin"1904. A true story of a two weeks fishing trip out of Fulton Market, New York, from September 5th to September 18th, 1904, including the storm of September 15th, during which thirteen vessels were sunk in New York Bay, twenty or more barges went ashore in and about New York, and many vessels were wrecked at sea.

New York: Brentano's Publishers, 1924.

Octavo (24 x 16 cm.), 102 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. FIRST EDITION. The author, a young Wall Street businessman, shipped as a working hand for two weeks in 1904 on a fishing schooner. The twenty-three man crew fished from dories off the Delmarva Peninsula and New Jersey, hand-lining for bluefish. In gilt-titled dark blue cloth; fine in a very good dust jacket. Signed by the author in bright blue ink on the title page.

Price: $90.00