FISHING TACKLE FOR COLLECTORS. By Charles Kewley and Charles Farrar.

FISHING TACKLE FOR COLLECTORS. By Charles Kewley and Charles Farrar.
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Author Kewley (Charles) & Farrar (Charles).
Book Code 36378
ISBN 0856673293
Book Description Slightly bumped, good-plus in like dust-wrapper.

1987 1st edition. 4to (197 x 260mm). Ppvi,160. Colour & b/w photographs, illustrations, short bibliography. Black boards.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1987
Publisher Sotheby's Publications.
Place London.
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A useful guide to collecting tackle - mostly British, now scarce. Chapters include: Foreword by James Leighton Hardy; Bibliography; Rods; British reels; American reels; Flies and related equipment; Accessories; Hardy's of Alnwick; Manufacturers and their catalogues; The artistic angle. Two appendices give "a list of known fishing tackle retailers and manufacturers from the last 350 years", and, "Hardy reels, and their dates of commencement of production and when discontinued, together with numbers of some of the reels whose production was confined to the period 1925 to 1939, taken from the Hardy Production Book for that period, the previous records having been destroyed during World War II."

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