THE FLY FISHER'S LEGACY
by George Scotcher
Published by Honey Dun Press. 1st thus. 1974
Fine condition. The Legacy is one of the rarest books in angling literature, originally published in 1810. It was the first angling book to contain a coloured plate illustrating some of the insects imitated by fly dressers. This edition was printed on Abbey Mills Greenfield Laid paper. Each copy containing a hand-coloured facsimile of the frontis used in the first edition. 325 copies were printed as a standard limited edition, numbered 56-380. Green morocco grained leather spine with gilt title. Swedish hand-marbled paper sides. In specially made marbled board box with paper label.
This is copy no. 343. Contained in near fine slip-case, that just has a little foxing to title plates.
Stock no. 2111577