Minor Tactics of the Chalk Stream and Kindred Studies
1914 · London
by Skues, G.E.M.
London: Adam & Charles Black, 1914. Second edition (first published in 1910). Tall 8vo. xiv, 133 pp. Color plates of flies. "Without ousting the dry fly from pride of place as major tactics of the chalk stream, the wet fly has its subsidiary, but still important place of honor in chalk-stream fishing." Hampton, p. 86. Endpapers badly browned, hinges cracking, two gift inscriptions on front pastedown, final passage of the book underlined in ink, but a good solid copy. Original olive cloth (rubbed), gilt spine title. (#6907). (Inventory #: 59606)