Favorite Flies and Their Histories. With Many Replies From Practical Anglers to Inquiries Concerning How, When and Where to Use Them. Illustrated by 32 Colored Plates of Flies, Six Engravings of Natural Insects, and 8 Reproductions of Photographs. Mary Orvis MARBURY.

Favorite Flies and Their Histories. With Many Replies From Practical Anglers to Inquiries Concerning How, When and Where to Use Them. Illustrated by 32 Colored Plates of Flies, Six Engravings of Natural Insects, and 8 Reproductions of Photographs.

Boston & New York. Houghton, Mifflin and Co. 1892. thick8vo, 22.5cm, first edition, fourth impression, vii,[1],522p., with 46 plates, in the original quarter green cloth backed dark green cloth boards, gilt spine and cover titles and fly decorations, t.e.g., a very good to fine copy. (Spg). Item #40486

An American angling classic. The colour plates are chromolithography, at its best. "An important work on the flies in use during the latter part of the 19th century. Equisite colored plates of flies". (Wetzel). "a colorful, romantic and charming Victorian presentation,.." (Gingrich). Wetzel p180. Bruns m40. Heckster 1285. Gingrich p154.

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