Tokyo, Japan: Kodansha, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover.
First Edition. Signed by author first paste-down endpaper.
500 brilliantly colored classic and modern salmon flies patterned by Ken Sawada and others and photographed by Iwana Akizuki. With introductions by James Hardy and Alan Bramley.Item #900600
10-1/2 x 14-1/2", black velvet over thick boards, oval title label front board, decorated endpapers, rainbow title label and fore-edge, 198pp, comment on plates, index of flies, afterwords, fully illus. in vivid color.
A bit of rubbing to gilt title and black oval front board, else fine in a bit rubbed slip-case with wear to laminate of paper over boards at extreme bottom-edge.
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