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A Conversation with Oscar Kovalovsky:

Douglas, Robert & Lauve, Larry

ISBN 10: 0981510272 / ISBN 13: 9780981510279
Published by Whitefish Press, 2009
Used Condition: As New Hardcover
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frontis, [3] i, 114 pp. One of 150 copies. On a warm and sunny day in May, 1995, Larry Lauve and Robert Douglas joined Oscar Kovalovsky at his home in Kernville, California, for a series of conversations about his life, about working with his father, Arthur Kovalovsky, and about the reels Oscar dsigned and built. It was a fascinating journey through time with one of the most innovative fishing reel makers of the 20th century and a living link to the grand days of big-game fishing. In these pages, you will read about Oscarís background and history, his relationship to his famed reelmaking father and a host of legendary anglers ranging from Harry Adams to Zane Grey, his opinion of other California reel makers like J.A. Coxe, Arthur Stead, and Carl Klein, and his own theories on reel making, drag mechanisms, and both saltwater and fly reel design. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 180044

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Title: A Conversation with Oscar Kovalovsky:

Publisher: Whitefish Press

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Limited Edition

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