Dry-Fly Fishing in Theory and Practice. (Title page printed in red and black). Frederic M. HALFORD.

Dry-Fly Fishing in Theory and Practice. (Title page printed in red and black).

London. Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. 1889. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Sm4to, 25.3cm, the First Edition, xii,289, [1]p., ad., frontis & 25 plates (6 hand coloured plates), text illustrations, in the original dark olive green cloth, gilt titles and borders on the spine and upper cover, bevelled boards, t.e.g., spine cap is mainly faded, hinges slightly shaken but sound, a very good copy. Inscribed Alexander Mortimer, Esq., with the Authors' kind regards, Frederic M. Halford, April 15th, 1889." W&S. (Supp). p246. Heckscher 885, (large paper copy). Hampton p44. Cites 2nd edition, 1889; another edition 1899; 4th edition revised, 1902. - This first trade edition was preceded by a limited deluxe edition, imperial 8vo, of 100 copies. Item #36467

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