THE BEST OF BRITISH BAITS. AN IDENTIFICATION GUIDE TO ARTIFICIAL LURES FROM 1849 - 1930. By Chris Sandford.
A HISTORY OF THE FISH HOOK: AND THE STORY OF MUSTAD, THE HOOK MAKER. By Hans Jorgen Hurum.
(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 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 ...Much hitherto unpublished material [and] a fascinating collection of illustrations".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 and Son, the Norwegian hook manufacturers. Still widely regarded as the best book on the subject.
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|Author||Hurum (Hans Jorgen). (1906-2001).|
|ISBN||0713618345 / 0713618345.|
|Book Description||Very good in slightly used dust-wrapper.|
|Publisher||Adam and Charles Black.|