With fine hand colored plates

Rod-Fishing in Clear Waters by Fly, Minnow, and Worm. With a Short and Easy Method to The Art of Dressing Flies.

Cambridge: Bell and Daldy [Printed by the Chiswick Press], [n.d., after 1861].

First edition with this title, originally published in 1861 under the title Halcyon, or Rod-Fishing …. 12 hand-colored plates. [1] f. (title, verso blank), [v]-xvi, 212 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. With fine hand colored plates. Original green cloth gilt. Very good copy (spine a bit dull, front hinge cracked but sound, chip from front flyleaf) Westwood & Satchell, p. 216. Item #241229

Preface dated 1860, but plainly a later printing or remainder issue of the 1861 edition, with an undated cancel title. The first leaf of the text still bears the title Halcyon, or Rod-Fishing in Clear Water.

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