Author:Keene, John Harrington

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FISHING TACKLE. Its Materials and Manufacture: A Practical Guide.

By: Keene, John Harrington

Price: $355.50

Publisher: London: Ward Locke and Co. viii + 230 p. + 14 p adverts.: 1886

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6760719

Condition: Very Good


[Cat. 69.] 12mo with 254 illustrations and explanatory diagrams. 5" x 7" 1886 1st Ed. "A Practical Guide to the Best Modes and Methods of Making Every Kind of Appliance Necessary for Taking Freshwater Fish, and for the Equipment of the Angler and Fly-Fisher." With 4 fold-out plates. Keene speaks highly of the American bamboo rods of that period. In original decorated cloth with flies, rods, reels & nets; slight wear on spine ends; Both inner hinges starting with end papers cracked; Very Good+ Near Fine no DJ. View more info

FLY-FISHING AND FLY-MAKING For Trout, Bass, Salmon, etc.

By: Keene, John Harrington

Price: $315.00

Publisher: New York: Forest and Stream Publ. Co. 159 p. + 16 p. adverts.: 1898

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 6760720

Condition: Near Fine


[Cat. 69.] 12mo illus with plates of the actual materials for making flies of forty-eight varieties. 1898 3rd Edition [1886]. 5" x 7.5" -With 2 plates containing 37 pieces of fly-tying material. He has dressings for 80 trout or bass flies, and 18 salmon flies. His opening chapter is on the senses of fish, where he discusses vision, hearing, taste, and feeling by comparing his experiences with other written authorities. In original rust cloth with angling embellishments; title page detached but repaired; foxing adjacent to tissue guards for the 2 plates. Externally very bright & Fine; ... View more info