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The Fly and the Fish by John Atherton


Hardcover with slip case. Near mint condition.


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Second edition. 8vo. (8 1/2 x 6). 195 pp. Two color plates of trout and salmon flies with materials list for the patterns. Illustrations by the author. A new Introduction to this edition by Maxine Atherton provides an intimate and personal look at John Atherton. Mr. Atherton’s book has been hailed as one of a few mid-century angling titles which combines elegant descriptive writing with equally elegant art.  The book is bound in black cloth and yellow and gray colored textured paper over boards. Yellow slip case.