New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto, 1/2 beige cloth, teal paper over boards, xii, 242pp, apps., index, four pages of flies in full color, and over 200 step-by-step photographs. Item #900669
Birthday presentation inscription signed by "Dave" (Whitlock) to Kathy (Guard, of Caddis Fly Angling Shop of Eugene) with fish illustrations Feb. 28, 1976.
A practical, fully illustrated guide to advances and developments in fly tying, including more than 25 proven patterns for fresh and saltwater described by fourteen creators, discussing new materials, tools, and technicques, including profiles of famous tyers, description of helpful scientific studies, and a wealth ipf information on fly-tying entomology.
Very good in dust wrapper with chipping head of spine.