HALFORD Frederick M
An Angler's Autobiography. With an Introduction by William Senior, Editor of the "Field".
Vinton & Co Ltd
xxliv 286 pages, Top edge gilt pages uncut, Small 4to approx. (26.5 cm x 20 cm). Number 31 of a limited edition of 100 copies signed and numbered by Halford on the title page. Frontis portrait of the author and 43 full page illustrations from photographs and photogravure plates on India paper, + text illustration. Armorial bookplate of Paxton Parkins to the front paste. The contents clean and free of foxing. Bound in full dark-green crushed morocco, decorated borders and corner pieces to inner boards. Gilt title to upper board within ruled borders, the spine with five raised bands, with gilt angling motifs to compartments and title. Two small 1cm bruises to rear board the binding in a fine condition. The large paper edition of Frederic M. Halford's autobiography. Halford an influential angler particularly on dry fly fishing, and one of the founders of The Flyfishers Club. Includes fishing on the Thames, the Test, Itchen, and Kennet Rivers
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