BLACKER, William. Art of Flymaking.


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Comprising Angling and Dyeing of Colours, with Engravings of Salmon and Trout Flies Shewing the Process of the Gentle Craft as Taught in the Pages. With descriptions of Flies for the Season of the Year as they come out on the Water. Rewritten and revised by the author. Engraved vignette frontispiece and three other plates, stylised title-page and eighteen plates of flies, materials and flymaking. London, 1855. Revised edition. Post octavo. pp. xi, 259. From the library of James Herries, Drumfries, with his signature on front endpaper, dated 1883. Spine expertly restored. Publishers blind-stamped cloth, title and floral decoration in gilt on spine. New endpapers. A fine copy. Rare.

[C. 148 Porch]



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