Day 2 Lot 676

Rare Ltd Ed Fly Fishing Book: Halford, F...

Auction Date: 31/03/2021 at 10am

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Rare Ltd Ed Fly Fishing Book: Halford, F M - “Floating Flies - and How to Dress Them…” 1st edition 1886 in the original dark brown and gilt cloth boards and spine (slight wear to top and tail and to the corners) c/w 10x coloured plates, 9 are of "90 of the most killing patterns", and a plate of Crawshaws & Co special dyes, various text illustrations, hand written presentation details by Lascelles (family name of The Earls of Harewood – cousins of the Royal Family) to the first title page dated 1887, with a further 32 pages of adverts to the rear - limited print run of only 500 copies – very clean internally (G)

Hammer Price: £170.00