(1978) 2008 new edition. Skyhorse Publishing. New York.
Large 4to. Ppxvi,348. B/w photographs & illustrations. Red cloth. Mint in dust-wrapper.
"Probably the most comprehensive book on the subject written to date... the state of the art in custom rod craftsmanship. The numerous photographs and clear, detailed line drawings make every step easy to follow and duplicate. If either amateur or professional rod builder was to have only one source of reference, this would be it". Making up and finishing rods based on commercial blanks.