John Bryan Title: "Take Me Fishing" with handmade box

John Bryan Title: "Take Me Fishing" with handmade box


Take Me Fishing

Grand Presentation Copy: $1,000

This book is a gathering of 50 noted writers ranging from Pulitzer awardee John McPhee to fly fishing matriarch Joan Wulff to President Jimmy Carter. The limited-edition Grand Presentation Copy is housed in a hand-made wooden box that features a limited-edition James Prosek print in the lid. Affixed to the acid-free frontispiece of each book are small pieces of fishing line used by 40 of the book’s authors including fly line that President Jimmy Carter used on Spruce Creek. 

John Bryan has created “presentation copies” of some of his books – copies that often have original watercolor paintings on the inside covers as well as other personal touches that make them uniquely special. These presentation copies are available online exclusively via  John’s writings have appeared in publications ranging from Sports Illustrated to ArtsLink to Delta SKY

Take Me Fishing with handmade box, limited Prosek print, and original fishing lines used by the writers $1,000

Contact John for details about all of his presentation copies featured on (John’s career includes 23 years in the administration of VCU’s School of the Arts and 6 years as founding president of CultureWorks. He holds degrees from Davidson, Vanderbilt, and the City College of New York.)