Fishing Book, How to Tie Salmon Flies by Captain Hale

Fishing Book, How to Tie Salmon Flies by Captain Hale

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Vintage Fishing Book, How to Tie Salmon Flies by Captain Hale.
A good 1st edition angling book by Captain Hale of the East Lancashire Regiment entitled 'How to Tie Salmon Flies'. This is a hard back copy with original red cloth binding with gilt lettering to the front board and spine. Title page printed in red and black 'How To Tie Salmon Flies, a treatise on the methods of tying the various kinds of salmon flies with illustrated directions and containing the dressings of forty flies. By Captain Hale, East Lancashire Regiment. London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Limited, St Dunstan's House, Fetter lane, Fleet Street, E.C., 1892'. Edinburgh University Press, T. and A. Constable, printers to Her Majesty, MDCCCXCII. The book contains 128 pages with numerous illustrations amongst the text and four pages of adverts to the rear. The adverts are for fishing tackle manufacturers and retailers Francis M. Walbran, W. Bartleet & Sons, Hardy Brothers, Chas. Farlow & Co. and Jos. Braddell & Son. The contents are listed as Introduction, Chapter 1: Hooks, Chapter 2: Materials, Implements, etc., Chapter 3: On Dyeing Furs and Feathers, Chapter 4: Gut loops, etc., Tags and Tails, Chapter 5: Butts, Ribbing, Bodies, and Hackles, Chapter 6: Hackles, Jointed Bodies, and Grubs, Chapter 7: Wings, Appendix: dressings of Salmon Flies and Index.

Dimensions:

Height 23 cm / 9 14"
Width 15.5 cm / 6 14"
Depth 3 cm / 1 14"
Period

1850-1899

Year

1892

Medium

Paper

Country

United Kingdom

Condition

Very Good

Edition

1st.

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