MODERN TUBE-FLY MAKING. By Thomas Clegg.

MODERN TUBE-FLY MAKING. By Thomas Clegg.

IRISH TROUT AND SALMON FLIES. By E.J. Malone. First edition.

IRISH TROUT AND SALMON FLIES. By E.J. Malone. First edition.

SALMON FISHING. The Lonsdale Library Volume X. By Eric Taverner, with contributions by G.M.L. La Branche, Eric Parker, W.J.M. Menzies, J.A. Rennie, A.H.E. Wood, Wyndham Forbes, Thomas Rook and Alban Bacon, Barrister-at-Law.

(1931) 1948 reprint. 8vo (145 x 220mm). Pp472. Colour frontispiece of salmon flies, b/w photos, ills, end-paper maps. Tan buckram-backed cloth.

"...with contributions by G.M.L. La Branche, Eric Parker, W.J.M. Menzies, J.A. Rennie, A.H.E. Wood, Wyndham Forbes, Thomas Rook and Alban Bacon, Barrister-at-Law. Chapters include: Life history (four chapters); Literature (three chapters); Tackle (two chapters); Salmon-hooks; Gut, casts, etc; Knots and splices; Casting a salmon-fly; The practice of fishing with the sunk fly (eight chapters); The choice and meaning of a salmon-fly; Transitional; Greased-line fishing; Fly-dressing materials; Some ways of tying salmon-flies (three chapters); A modern system of fly-tying; The evolution of the salmon-fly (two chapters); Fishing the minnow and spoon; Fishing with worm and prawn; Repairs and salvage; Dry-fly fishing; Entr'acte - a critique of fishing with the greased line; Shrimp-fishing; Scales - their formation and uses; The River Shannon; Some names of salmon pools; The legal aspect of fishing; The cooking of fish; The salmon river (two chapters). The Lonsdale Library attempted to provide the most comprehensive coverage of sporting subjects.
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Author Taverner (Eric), Editor.
Book Code 3064
ISBN B01EDM2EBI
Book Description A very good copy in a very good complete dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1931
Publisher Seeley, Service and Co.
Place London.