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Title: The Fly Fishers Guide Illustrated By Coloured Plates, Representing Upwards Of Forty Of The Most Useful Flies Accurately Copied From Nature

Price: £680.00

Year: 1828

Edition: second edition with additions

Publisher: Longmans, Rees, Orme, Brown Green

City of Publication: Liverpool

Summary: V 162 pages uncut, hand coloured frontis of a trout, plate of hooks dressing, 6 plates of flies and plate of baiting the minnow. all coloured. Some spotting to blank end papers, contents and plates clean. Ownership plates of Thos Wolryche Stansfield, Westwood Grove and William H Stansfeld. bound in mid 19th century 1/2 velum paper covered boards by Charles Goodall, Leeds with printed title label to spine, vellum foxed with recent cloth lined dj with gilt title and fly motifs to the spine. An important work and an early title to use hand coloured plates of flies. "One of the best textbook of the fly fisher" Westwood Satchell 21

Ref: 13503

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