FIFTY POPULAR FLIES AND HOW TO TIE THEM. VOLUME TWO. By Tom Stewart.
(1964) 1970 reprint. 8vo paperback (137 x 216mm). Pp112. magazine Trout and Salmon, these articles, and the sketches that go with them, aroused a great deal of interest among readers of that publication. It is in response to the popular demand from these readers to have the articles reproduced in book form that the present volume has been prepared. ...Some of the more famous varieties in each volume are: Watson's Fancy, Gravel Bed, Cinnamon Sedge, Dunkeld, Wormfly, Pheasant Tail, Blue Upright, Gold-Ribbed Hare's Ear, Rough Olive, The Hoolet, Corixa, Red Ant". Four volumes were issued in the end, "four books, each containing instructions and hints for dressing a widely varied series of fifty flies. The books were produced in response to the popular demand for republication of Tom Steuart's regular articles in Trout and Salmon. The famous varieties in each series include: SERIES 1: Greenwell's Glory, Wickham's Fancy, Mallard and Claret, Thunder and Lightening, Coachman, Pope's Nondescript, Durham Ranger, Hairy Mary, Tup's Indisensable, Shrimp Fly, Lunn's Particular, Jock Scott. SERIES 2: Watson's Fancy, Gravel Bed, cinnamon Sedge, Dunkeld, Wormfly, Pheasant Tail, Blue Upright, Gold-Ribbed Hare's Ear, Rough Olive, Corixa, The Hoolet, Red Ant. SERIES 3: Blue doctor, Red Sedge, Orange Quill, Parmachen Belle, Amber Nymph, Muddler Minnow, Black Lure, Iron Blue Dun, White Moth, Treacle Parkin, Teal and Black, Silver Doctor. SERIES 4: Governor, Infallible, Waterhen and Black, Slater, Driffield Dun, Half Stone, Prince Charlie, Green Peter, Beacon Beige, Gold Zulu, Sooty Olive, Hawthorne.
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|ISBN||0510224113 / 0510224113.|
|Book Description||Slight use and browning but good, solidly intact, second-hand paperback.|
|Publisher||A Trout and Salmon Book.|
|Place||Ernest Benn Ltd., London.|