The Fly Fisher's Guide.

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

Price: $2,000.00

About the item

First edition. Hand-colored frontispiece and 7 hand-colored plates "representing upwards of forty of the most useful flies, accurately copied from nature". viii, 150pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary pebbled half green morocco and marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Bookplate of Dean Sage. Slight rubbing, else fine. Westwood & Satchell, pp. 20-21.

Item #311469

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