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How to dress salmon flies. A handbook for amateurs.
Ashburton: The Flyfisher's Classic Libary 1997. 8vo. Publisher's black leather with gilt motif to upper board, gilt lettering and raised bands to spine, bevelled edges, all edges gilt, in black cloth solander box; pp. xvi + 248, 12 plates mostly in colour, text illustrations, with fly dressed by Steen Ørvad Jensen in recessed oval mount to front pastedown; fine. No. 23 of limited deluxe edition of 55. The scarce first edition was published in 1914. Written by an amateur, this is "the most notable book to date on the subject since Kelson. Indispensable to the learner; his flies are distinguished by their beauty and finish and his descriptions are lucid." (Robb, Notable Angling Literature, 1947).
Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd. [United Kingdom]

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