Fly-Rods and Fly-Tackle: Suggestions as to Their Manufacture and Use

Wells, Henry P.

Published by Harper & Bros., New York, 1901
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Pale green cloth lettered in dark green and with front cover design of a bass. 448 pp. with index. First edition thus, the reviseds and enlarged edition, updated from the original version which appeared some 16 years earlier. Frontis photographic portrait of the author holding is rod and reel; illustrated with drawings in the text. Classic work on fresh-water fishing gear, including chapters on "Fish-hooks, and the Principles which Govern their Efficiency", "How Fish Hooks Are Made", lines, leaders, reels, rods and rod material, rod-making, repairs, "Casting The Fly", "Flies and Fly Fishing", and miscellaneous suggestions. A tight, internally clean example, very good, some darkening to the spine and also along the outer edge and bottom edge of the front cover. Bookseller Inventory # E6916B

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Title: Fly-Rods and Fly-Tackle: Suggestions as to ...

Publisher: Harper & Bros., New York

Publication Date: 1901

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: Revised

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