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Dry Fly Entomology.
Vinton & Co., Ltd. 1897. Small 4to. Original dark morocco, gilt lettering to upper boards and spines, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, t.e.g.; pp.xvi + 314 + [1, ad.], 28 plates, volume 2 with 12 step mounted plates containing 100 flies tied to Halford's specifications; occasional spotting affecting plates of flies, very good. No. 16 of limited edition deluxe of 100, signed and numbered by Halford. "Halford's Dry Fly Entomology (1897) is generally considered the second great work on aquatic entomology related to fly fishing (after Ronalds)...he paved the way for an entirely new approach to fly tying based on fidelity to the correct identification of the model." (Michael P. Parella, "A History of the Entomology of Fly Fishing", American Entomologist,Volume 59, Number 1).
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