Item #220769 The Fly Fisher's Guide. George C. Bainbridge.
The Fly Fisher's Guide

The Fly Fisher's Guide.

Liverpool: Printed for the Author by G.F. Harris' Widow and Brothers, 1816.

First edition. Hand-colored frontispiece and 7 hand-colored plates "representing upwards of forty of the most useful flies, accurately copied from nature". 1 vols. 8vo. Original roan-backed boards; uncut some loss to spine. Preserved in maroon cloth solander box Westwood & Satchell, pp. 20-21. Item #220769

Among the earliest books with colored plates of flies. "One of the text books of the fly-fisher." (Westwood & Satchell).

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