Salmon Fishing. With three hundred & seven illustrations (307 Illustrations).
London, Seeley Service & Co. Limited, (1931). 8°. 472 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket. The rare dustjacket with some signs of wear. The edge of the volume with minor traces of foxing. The volume itself in unusually excellent condition. Internally very clean and bright. A wonderful example of this beautiful book. Old inscription on the endpaper. [The Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games & Pastimes. Volume X].
Tackle, Salmon-Hooks, Gut, Casts, Knots, Splices, Casting a Salmon-Fly, The Practice of Fishing with the Sunk Fly, The Choice and Meaning of a Salmon-Fly, Transitional, Greased-Line Fishing, Fly-Dressing Materials, Some Ways of Tying Salmon-Flies, A Modern System of Fly-Tying, The Evolution of the Salmon-Fly, Fishing the Minnow and Spoon, Fishing with Worm and Prawn, Repairs and Salvage, Dry-Fly Fishing, Entr’acte – A Critique of Fishing with the creased Line, Shrimp-Fishing, Scales: Their Formation and Uses, The River Shannon, Some Names of Salmon Pools, The Legal Aspect of Fishing, The cooking of Fish, The Salmon River.