G.E.M. SKUES: THE WAY OF A MAN WITH A TROUT. By T. Donald Overfield.
"George Edward Mackenzie Skues was, by common consent, the senior angler of his day. His mastery of the art of fly-fishing for trout was based on acute observation and the application of sound common sense, and the invaluable results of his experience became available in four outstanding books gathered together seventy-one articles and thirty letters by Skues that have previously appeared in The Flyfisher's Club Journal but never in book form. To compliment these articles Overfield has included a brief biography of the man, chapters on his published fly patterns, his rod (the 'World's Best Rod'), the nymph controversy and an assessment of the immense contribution that Skues made to flyfishing. A very good and important book on one of the most important men in the history of flyfishing. This is a copy of the very scarce de luxe edition*. "Although the limitation page lists the number of copies, far fewer were actually
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|Author||Overfield (T. Donald).|
|ISBN||0510225063 / 0510225063.|
|Book Description||A fine set in a slightly used and marked slipcase. Pencil name of previous owner (Colin Unwin?) on front end-paper. #46 of an edition of less than 150 copies * / 1977 1st edition. Two volumes, one of text and one of which has 4 fold-out mounts contain|