2011 1st edition. Coch-y-Bonddu Books. Machynlleth, Powys.
Large heavy 4to. Pp313. Superb colour photographs and fly plates throughout. Burgundy cloth gilt. Mint in dust-wrapper.
...a case study of elegance, style and discretion...The illustrations alone make this book an absolute gem... [but] the text is at least as valuable as the pictures. (Martin Joergensen). If there is one milestone in the whole of salmon fishing literature which no fisherman should be without, it is George Mortimer Kelson's "The Salmon Fly: how to dress it and how to use it," first published in 1895. Terry Griffiths, in his brilliant new book, "The Essential Kelson" has made a meticulous study of the complete writings of Kelson