A History of Fly Fishing.

by BARK. Conrad Voss. ID No.: 2695

Merlin Unwin Books   Ludlow, 1992 1St Edn,.  8vo, Illust, 202pp. D/J. The story of fly fishing from Macedonian to modern times told with wit and erudition.   Tells of the breakthroughs in tackle design from the Macedonian plumes to hairwing streamers of today and the changing times in Britain, Ireland and North America.  Relives the great debates and controversies,and spotlights the sports formative protagonists Robert Venables, Juliana Berners, Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton, Alfred Ronalds, George Kelson, J.C.Mottram, Dr Bell and more. Illustrated with 8 colour plates and 21 black and white drawings. –Very Fine,