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The Book of the Hackle (LIMITED EDITION)
Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh 1979 - Full red morocco with raised bands, gilt spine rules and cover title; marbled end papers; 8vo; 140pp; AEG; illustrated with color photo frontispiece, 6 color plates plus drawings; mounted at rear of book are 29 examples of hackles, each titled in gilt; plain maroon paper-covered board slipcase; limited to 85 numbered (#31) copies; bound by A.W. Lumsden with their name in gilt inside rear cover. Publisher's letter-head announcement laid in. A spectacular example and one of only a handful of books to contain actual fly tying materials. Elder died before publication in 1977 and the production was seen through to completion by his son. This copy in very fine, collectible condition. The slipcase shows light rubbing and a bit of fading around open end. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: David Foley Sporting Books]
Last Found On: 2016-11-28           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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