Book #29763

Fly Fishing

Sir Edward Grey
Fly Fishing. Sir Edward Grey.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; frontispiece+six plates, xvi, 276 pages
Publisher: London: J. M. Dent & Co. / Haddon Hall Library, 1899.

A bright, very Nearly Fine first edition in the original green cloth with gilt decorations to front and rear board, decorative gilt spine. Top edges gilt, other sites uncut, end papers decorated by Arthur Rackham.

"It would be delightful to write about pleasures, if by doing so one could impart them to others. Many of us, if we had this gift, would no doubt take the world by storm tomorrow, with an account of the delights of living in the country." From the introduction of Grey's exploits. Sir Edward Grey, was a British Liberal statesman, he served as Foreign Secretary from 1905 to 1916.

Price: $490.00