Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1996.
First Edition. Hardcover.
Signed by author Pamela Bates Richards "With Best Wishes" on half-title. Edited by Bob Warren, forewords by Keith Fulsher and Bill Taylor, fly photography by Michael D. Radencich, paintings and pencil sketches recreating Joe Bates's fishing-camp days by John Swan. With additional photographs documenting the life of the salmon, illustrating the world's most beautiful waters, and providing a rare look at some of the legends of the sport. Joseph Bates died before the book's completion and it was finished by his daughter Pam.Item #900660
8-5/8 x 11-1/4", black boards, xx, 396pp, pictorial endpapers (feathers), 160 dramatic color plates photographed by Michael Radencich illustrating more than 800 flies.
Fine in dust wrapper and protective mylar.