Book Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; xxii, 177,  pages
Publisher: New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, .
A fine first edition in the original green pictorial cloth, stamped in dark green and gold. Tinted frontispiece and 15 page sized plates showcasing flies and tools to make them. In the scarce jacket, minor chipping, mainly to spine ends and corners. An attractive presentation.
Rhead's most famous and celebrated work, at the time of its publication one of the first and most comprehensive studies of stream entomology in America. Rhead's account is generally pertaining to acquatic insects of the Caskills, where Rhead fished for many years.