FISHING WITH THE FLY. SKETCHES, BY LOVERS OF THE ART
Publisher: Manchester, VT:C. F. Orvis
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: No jacket
Edition: 1st edition
Manchester, VT: C. F. Orvis. 1883. 299pp. Illustrated with 15 color plates of standard flies. Hardcover. Red boards, decorated in black and gilt, soiled and shelfworn with wpine ends worn, chipped and frayed. Edge points bumped and worn to boards. Internally the front hing is cracked with the front end-pages missing. No previous owners marks or signatures found but an old bookseller ticket is attached to the inside front board. The binding is holding, but with several places throughout the book where the binding is cracked and signatures starting to loosen. Still, a good solid copy.