New York: Anglers Club of New York / The Macmillan Company, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, blue cloth with Angelr's Club of New York slug in gilt front board, 195pp, 2 color plates bound in, 2 additional copies of the color plates laid in. Very Good. Item #900220
Limited to 222 copies printed for the Angler's Club, with extra suite of two color plates of flies illustrated by the author that appear in the book laid in. First Edition, First Printing. An internationally renowned artist, John Atherton (1900-1952) was also a legend in the world of fly fishing. This classic memoir of Vermont fishing expeditions is coupled with practical directions for fly-tying and illustrated with sketches of tools and scenes from the angler's life and color plates of optimal flies for a variety of uses. Ink owner's gift inscription first free endpaper, upper corner first free endpaper clipped, very good in acetate wrapper.