London, South Kensington
1 September 2008
The Practical Fly-Fisher, more particularly for Grayling or Umber. London: Charles Farlow, Leeds: J. Swallow, 1854. 8°, 10 hand-coloured engraved plates (title and dedication leaf spotted), original blue cloth, covers gilt lettered (a little rubbed and bumped). FIRST EDITION. Westwood & Satchell p. 122.
BLACKER, William. Blacker's Art of Fly Making. London: 1855. 12°, engraved frontispiece, title and 20 plates, 17 hand-coloured, original green cloth, spine gilt lettered, uncut (recased, new endpapers, joints lightly rubbed). Third edition. Westwood & Satchell p. 33.
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