FLOATING FLIES AND HOW TO DRESS THEM... By Frederic M. Halford 'Detached Badger' of 'The Field.'
(1886) 1993 new edition. 8vo (160 x 240mm). Ppxii,136. Frontispiece portrait, ten colour plates of flies, b/w illustrations. Quarter bound in dark brown bonded leather over light brown cloth, gilt FFCL motif to upper board, modern methods of dressing artificial flies for trout and grayling, with full illustrated directions and containing ninety hand-coloured engravings of the most killing patterns, together with a few hints to dry-fly fishermen. By Frederic M. Halford 'Detached Badger' of 'The Field.' Member of the 'Houghton Club' 'Fly Fishers' Club' etc". . The first and scarcest of Halford's books. This edition quickly sold out. I have only a few slight seconds, without slipcases, left.
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|Author||HALFORD (Frederic Michael). (1844-1914).|
|Book Description||Fine copy without slipcase. Edition limited to 1000 copies.|
|Publisher||The Flyfisher's Classic Library.|