London: John B. Day, 1875.
First edition. 2 chromolithographic plates from a watercolor by James Poole. 22 sunken mounts with specimens of flies and fly tying material. 1 vols. 4to. Original green cloth, elaborately decorated gilt spine and upper cover with gilt titles, black stamped borders and decorations & gilt vignette fish and fly pictorial decorations, bevelled boards, a.e.g Westwood & Satchell, p.3; Heckscher 18. Item #323930
The very rare 1875 imprint; almost all copies bear an 1876 imprint. With numerous specimens of flies and fly-making materials in 22 sunken mounts.
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