1963 1st year edition; A Ridge Press Book publishers, New York; larger hardbound in blue boards with metal foil lettering on cover and spine; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket good with minor edge wear.
This book takes one thru the art of antique angling, the development of angling,fly fishing (with 2 pages showing dry trout, atlantic salmon, wet trout and streamer flies in color) goes on with a chapter each of Salmon, the trout,bass,pikes,and perch. Another chapter on The Water Types & how to fish them. A wealth of information for the real fisherman or the armchair fisherman!!Super Photography by George Silk throughout.