SIDE-LINES, SIDE-LIGHTS AND REFLECTIONS: FUGITIVE PAPERS OF A CHALK-STREAM ANGLER. By G.E.M. Skues. (Seaforth and Soforth). 1996 Flyfisher's Classic Library edition.
SILK, FUR AND FEATHER: THE TROUT-FLY DRESSER'S YEAR. By "V.C". (G.E.M. Skues). Flyfisher's Classic Library edition.
(1950) 1993 new edition. 8vo (160 x 240mm). Pp116. Frontispiece portrait, text illustrations by Robin Armstrong. Quarter bound in black bonded leather over grey cloth, gilt FFCL motif to upper board, spine titled in gilt, silk marker ribbon, top series of fly-tying articles which had originally appeared in the Fishing Gazette were published under the title, Silk, Fur and Feather: The Trout-Fly Dresser's Year by "V.C"., the initials of Skues' pen name "Val Conson". A concise list of feathers used in fly dressings is included as an addition. The Flyfisher's Classic Library has commissioned new reference drawings from Robin Armstrong. This fine handbook by Skues, the master fly-dresser of imitative patterns, is a rare treasure, almost unobtainable in the original edition".
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|Author||Skues (George Edward MacKenzie). (1858-1949).|
|Book Description||Slight "second" without slipcase.|
|Publisher||The Flyfisher's Classic Library.|
|Place||Bovey Tracey, Devon.|