A History of Fly Fishing for Trout,

by HILLS, John W. ID No.: 774

Freshet Press, New York,  1971 reprint.  8vo 244p, Hardcover in its own slip case. Book has papered boards with green imitation leather spine, gilt title on spine.. The author concludes this important work ‘And then I believe that there must be others whom the history of the sport attracts, who are fascinated by the devices of other days, and who are never weary of going back to the old writers, of reading them again, of getting at their real meaning and of seeing where they have anticipated us’. The first book to trace the history of the sport from its beginnings in the 15th century. Includes 9p bibliography.   Fine