2011 1st edition. River Fork Press. Darke, Colorado.
Large 4to paperback. Pp158. Colour plates of flies by Lorraine Frandsen, colour photographs & illustrations. Fine.
..."himself, in his book of 1855, The Art of Fly Making." Bob Frandsen is a noted Australian fly tyer who has long been intrigued and frustrated by the often sketchy descriptions of fly patterns in Blacker's Art of Fly Making. Not a few of these patterns were published without an illustration. Blacker was quite ill at the time he wrote the book, and it is likely that a certain amount of it consists of poorly digested notes made during his extensive fly fishing trips around the British Isles. In this work, Bob Frandsen has taken Blacker's salmon flies (not the trout flies) scrutinisin