The Fly Fisher's Guide, Illustrated by Coloured Plates, representing Upwards of Forty of the Most Useful Flies, Accurately Copied from Nature. Bound Together with: Thomas Frederick Salter's The Angler's Guide, being A Complete Practical Treatise on Angling: containing the Whole Art of Trolling, Bottom-Fishing, Fly-Fishing, and Trimmer-Angling, founded on forty years' practice and observations. Second Edition. With very considerable Additions, Loval Descriptions, Glossary of Technical Terms, and Indes. Illustrated With Wood Engravings. George C. BAINBRIDGE.
The Fly Fisher's Guide, Illustrated by Coloured Plates, representing Upwards of Forty of the Most Useful Flies, Accurately Copied from Nature. Bound Together with: Thomas Frederick Salter's The Angler's Guide, being A Complete Practical Treatise on Angling: containing the Whole Art of Trolling, Bottom-Fishing, Fly-Fishing, and Trimmer-Angling, founded on forty years' practice and observations. Second Edition. With very considerable Additions, Loval Descriptions, Glossary of Technical Terms, and Indes. Illustrated With Wood Engravings.
The Fly Fisher's Guide, Illustrated by Coloured Plates, representing Upwards of Forty of the Most Useful Flies, Accurately Copied from Nature. Bound Together with: Thomas Frederick Salter's The Angler's Guide, being A Complete Practical Treatise on Angling: containing the Whole Art of Trolling, Bottom-Fishing, Fly-Fishing, and Trimmer-Angling, founded on forty years' practice and observations. Second Edition. With very considerable Additions, Loval Descriptions, Glossary of Technical Terms, and Indes. Illustrated With Wood Engravings.
The Fly Fisher's Guide, Illustrated by Coloured Plates, representing Upwards of Forty of the Most Useful Flies, Accurately Copied from Nature. Bound Together with: Thomas Frederick Salter's The Angler's Guide, being A Complete Practical Treatise on Angling: containing the Whole Art of Trolling, Bottom-Fishing, Fly-Fishing, and Trimmer-Angling, founded on forty years' practice and observations. Second Edition. With very considerable Additions, Loval Descriptions, Glossary of Technical Terms, and Indes. Illustrated With Wood Engravings.

The Fly Fisher's Guide, Illustrated by Coloured Plates, representing Upwards of Forty of the Most Useful Flies, Accurately Copied from Nature. Bound Together with: Thomas Frederick Salter's The Angler's Guide, being A Complete Practical Treatise on Angling: containing the Whole Art of Trolling, Bottom-Fishing, Fly-Fishing, and Trimmer-Angling, founded on forty years' practice and observations. Second Edition. With very considerable Additions, Loval Descriptions, Glossary of Technical Terms, and Indes. Illustrated With Wood Engravings.

Liverpool & London. Printed for the Author by G.F. Harris's Widow and Brothers & Published for the Author by Haines and Turner. Sold by T. Tegg, No. 111, Cheapside. 1815 & 1816. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 21cm, first trade edition, Salter: Second Edition, viii,150 & xxxi,217p., with 8 hand-colour plates including frontis, and 15 engraved plates (inc. frontis) and many engraved fish text illustrations, one plate with contemporary notation on the verso, a few plates have some foxing, marbled edges, rebound in maroon cloth, gilt spine titles, very good to fine thus. two volumes bound in one. Westwood & Satchell p20. The very scarce first edition of a classic and very early book on fly-dressing. ". it should be disseminated amongst Friends only, (for as such he has been accustomed to consider every brother of the Angle)." (Author's Preface). A limited edition of 12 quarto copies was also published. The book went into numerous editions and a version was still in print in 2006. The hand-coloured illustrations of salmon and trout flies are striking. Item #39561

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