THE ART OF THE WET FLY. By W.S. Roger Fogg.

THE ART OF THE WET FLY. By W.S. Roger Fogg.

FLY-DRESSING. By David J. Collyer.

FLY-DRESSING. By David J. Collyer.

FLY-DRESSING MATERIALS: Text by John Veniard, drawings by Donald Downs, with a Foreword by Taff Price.

1977 1st edition. 4to (190 x 252mm). Ppxiii,146. Colour plates, b/w illustrations. Dark blue cloth, spine titled in gilt.

"The need has long been felt for a book solely on materials and tools to make the coverage [of the subject in John Veniard's books] complete. This new work brings together all the descriptions of materials from his previous books, with some new sections, many new drawings by Donald Downs and fourteen new colour plates." Chapters include: How it all began; Tools; Vices; Hooks; Silks and similar body materials; Tinsels for bodies; Body materials; Materials for tails; Materials for wings; Hackles for fly tying; Materials for salmon flies; Tubes; Dyeing; Fluorescent materials in fly tying; Varnishes and wax; Storing and preserving materials, and the workbench; Preparing golden pheasant crests for tying in; Doubling hackles; Stiffening dry-fly hackles; Skinning a chicken; Afterthoughts; List of feathers for trout flies; List of feathers for salmon flies; Fly-tying terminology.
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Book Code
2077
More Information
Author Veniard (John).
Book Code 2077
ISBN 0713616903 / 0713616903
Book Description Slight faults, good copy in faded dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1977
Publisher Adam and Charles Black.
Place London.