Author Hurum (Hans Jorgen). (1906-2001). Book Code 12591 ISBN 0713618345 Book Description Good-plus in like dust-wrapper.
(1976) 1977 1st UK edition. 8vo (175 x 252mm). Pp148. Colour and b/w photographs, b/w illustrations. Brown boards, silver-gilt hook motif to upper board, spine titled in silver-gilt.
Book Cover Hardcover Published Date 1977 Publisher Adam & Charles Black. Place London.
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Details"The story of the hook is traced from the caveman of a million or more years ago to the fisherman of today. ...Much hitherto unpublished material [and] a fascinating collection of illustrations". The modern history of the hook is told from the point of view O. Mustad & Son, the Norwegian hook manufacturers. Still widely regarded as the best book on the subject.