UNDERSTANDING THREADLINES: A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO THE EARLY FIXED SPOOL  FISHING REELS. By John Stephenson.

UNDERSTANDING THREADLINES: A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO THE EARLY FIXED SPOOL FISHING REELS. By John Stephenson.

HARDY BROTHERS: THE MASTERS, THE MEN AND THEIR REELS. 1873 - 1939. By John  Drewett. Standard edition in dust-wrapper.

HARDY BROTHERS: THE MASTERS, THE MEN AND THEIR REELS. 1873 - 1939. By John Drewett. Standard edition in dust-wrapper.

FLY REELS OF THE HOUSE OF HARDY. Glenn Stockwell.

1978 1st edition. Large 8vo (160 x 240mm). Ppxii,58. Colour frontispiece, b/w photographs and illustrations. Cream cloth, spine titled in brown.

The "full range [of reels] from Perfecta to Hydra is fully described and illustrated with notes on rarity, dating and finding". Thorough account of Hardy reels, their development and production, with something of the history of Hardy's too. Useful section on care of reels for collectors. An indispensible work. Chapters include; from cutlery to cane - the rise of the Hardy Brothers; reels from adequate to perfect; quick indicators of a reel's age; evolutions of the big four; a subjective guide to the rare reels; judging and finding reels.
£75.00
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Book Code
2561
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Author Stockwell (Glenn).
Book Code 2561
ISBN 0713619074 / 0713619074
Book Description Very good in price-clipped dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1978
Publisher A and C Black.
Place London