Book #19629

The Salmon Flies of Major John Popkin Traherne (1826-1901) : Their Descriptions and Variations As Presented by George M. Kelson in the Fishing Gazette, Land and Water and the Salmon Fly. - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Paul Schmookler
The Salmon Flies of Major John Popkin Traherne (1826-1901) : Their Descriptions and Variations As Presented by George M. Kelson in the Fishing Gazette, Land and Water and the Salmon Fly. - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Paul Schmookler.
The Salmon Flies of Major John Popkin Traherne (1826-1901) : Their Descriptions and Variations As Presented by George M. Kelson in the Fishing Gazette, Land and Water and the Salmon Fly. - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: 1/4 Leather
Book Condition: Fine+
Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition; Signed by Author & Illustrator
Size: Square 8vo ; xii, 124 pages
Publisher: Millis, MA: The Complete Sportsman, 1993.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Ingrid V. Sils

A most beautiful Limited/Numbered edition quarter bound in tan Morocco leather with marbled boards and gilt edges enclosed in a tan cloth slipcase. Both are in Very Fine condition. The book is signed and numbered 289/300 by editor and fly tier Paul Schmookler on the limitations page. It is additionally signed on the title page "with best regards" (without personalization) by Paul Schmookler and photographer Ingrid Sils.

This special volume contains beautiful color plates of Major John Traherne's salmon flies, tied by a modern day master of the art, Paul Schmookler. Each photograph is accompanied by the original article describing that fly, reproduced from The Fishing Gazette, Land and Water, or The Salmon Fly. John Traherne has been called the most aesthetically gifted salmon fly tier of the nineteenth century ; Color Photographs.

Price: $1,490.00

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