1901 Fly-rods & Fly-tackle Book Fly Fishing Rare Making Your Own Flies Antique
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1901 Fly-rods & Fly-tackle Book Fly Fishing Rare Making Your Own Flies Antique:
Up for sale is a 112-year old book on the homemade construction of fly-fishing gear, entitled FLY-RODS and FLY-TACKLE: Suggestions as To Their Manufacture and Use, by Henry P. Wells. Published by Harper & Brothers in 1901. Revised and enlarged edition. 448 pages. An antique illustrated guide to the pursuit, with information on making your own lines, reels, leaders, fish-hooks, and more, with advice on how to properly cast. Book is in VERY GOOD PLUS condition, bound in tan cloth with silver-stamped and color decorations of various flies on the front cover. Clean and solid throughout. Good luck!