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The Fly Fisher's Guide, illustrated byColoured Plates, representing Upwards of Forty of the Most Useful Flies,Accurately Copied from Nature.
Liverpool. Printed for the Author by G.F.Harris's Widow and Brothers. 1816.. Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 22.5cm, first trade edition,viii,150p., with 8 colour plates, original quarter black morocco overcloth, gilt titles, title page repaired, spine edges rubbed, internallyvery good. With the Bookplate: Casting Club De France. 1913. LePresident: . R.B. Marston, Membre d'Honneur. Marston was the authorof the important 1901 Supplement to Westwood & Satchell.Bibliobibliotheca Piscatoria: a Catalogue of Books on Angling, 1883,which lists around 1200 additional works on angling, fish and fisheries from 1883 to 1900, as well as publications missed in the 1883 edition. Westwood & Satchell p20. This is the scarce first edition of a classicand very early book on fly-dressing. ". it should be disseminatedamongst Friends only, (for as such he has been accustomed to considerevery brother of the Angle)." (Author's Preface). A limited editionof 12 quarto copies was also published. The book went into numerouseditions and a version was still in print in 2006. (Title pagerepaired). .
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