by BERGMAN, Ray. ID No.: 2144

Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.  New York, 1952. 2nd edition, revised and enlarged., 8vo, Illust, 493pp. D/J.   Classic book on trout fishing with the first edition published in 1938. J "This was for a whole generation considered the one fishing book to have if your not having more than one …..a whole generation of fisherman grew up on it " –Gingrich .   With additional colour plates and new chapters on spinning for trout." D/J has been folded leaving creases at the fold lines lengthwise along spine centre and vertically across panels.  Coloured top edge; deckle fore-edge. Frontis Painting by William Schaldach. Color plates from paintings by Dr. Edgar Burke, photographs of fly-tying by Charles S. Krug, line diagrams by Ivan Sickles and G. Don Ray. Index.  - A near fine copy.