The Salmon Fly: How to Dress It and How to Use It. George M. Kelson.
The Salmon Fly: How to Dress It and How to Use It.
The Salmon Fly: How to Dress It and How to Use It.
The Salmon Fly: How to Dress It and How to Use It.
The Salmon Fly: How to Dress It and How to Use It.
The Salmon Fly: How to Dress It and How to Use It.
The Salmon Fly: How to Dress It and How to Use It.

The Salmon Fly: How to Dress It and How to Use It.

London: Published by the author, 1895. First edition. Small 4to. xiv, 510 pp. Illustrated from photographs, plates, frontispiece portrait, eight plates with color illustrations of flies, line drawings for fly-tying instructions. 45-page section of related ads, some illustrated, at the rear. Heckscher 1150. Hampton, p. 57: "Every possible and impossible fly is described." With the 1896 ownership signature "Herbert Strutt / Makeney House / Near Derby." Strutt (1854-1928), a cotton mill owner and philanthropist from Derbeyshire, financed a large provincial elementary school in Belper that was named for him; he was also a county magistrate and in 1903 served as High Sheriff. A little foxing to the half-title, but a very good copy. Original gilt-stamped decorated purple cloth (a little rubbed, spine uniformly faded to red), top edge gilt. (#6044). Item #59124

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