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8 October 1999
HALFORD, Frederic M. Dry-Fly Fishing in Theory and Practice, London: Sampson Low [etc.], 1889. Imperial 8, 26 lithographed plates on India paper, mounted, some coloured, original green morocco (spine faded to brown), t.e.g.
NO. 81 OF 100 LARGE PAPER COPIES, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. With a 2-page letter from Halford to Petit, dated 6 Pembridge Place, W., November 30 1894, referring to the above work and stating that he has 'no objection' to Petit including his description of the flies in a book of his own, providing an acknowledgment is given. Hampton p. 44; Petit 1134.
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