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Offline Artos

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Fly-fishing book published in 1842
« on: June 18, 2012, 12:37:35 AM »
This amazing book is available on The Gutenberg Project.

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/35752/35752-h/35752-h.htm

http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/flyfishing/3237-how-to-get-the-world-s-most-expensive-fishing-book-for-free.html
"‘Catechism of Fly Making, Angling and Dyeing, Comprising Most Essential Information’ was written by William Blacker and published in 1842.  The volume realised £187,250 and is an expanded edition of 130 pages dating from 1843 and included over 75 flies and fly-tying specimens mounted with silver seals on four sheets of thick card."

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Re: Fly-fishing book published in 1842
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2012, 08:29:16 AM »
What a cool find!!!!! ;D  Thanks for the link as I love fly fishing.