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book for sale;Rare & Unusual Fly Tying Materials, Vol 2, Birds and Mammals

Rare & Unusual Fly Tying Materials, Vol 2, Birds and Mammals
Paul Schmookler & Ingrid Sils
Price: US$ 619.00
Bibliographic Details
Publisher: The Complete Sportsman, Millis, MA
Publication Date: 1997
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Signed: no
Edition: 1st Edition
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RARE AND UNUSUAL FLY TYING MATERIALS, VOL. 2, BIRDS AND MAMMALS. By Paul Schmookler and Ingrid Sils. Millis, MA The Complete Sportsman, 1997 First Edition. Excellent as new Condition. FINE hardcover in FINE Dust Jacket, protected in an archival Brodart jacket cover. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY THE AUTHORS INGRID SILS & PAUL SCHMOOKLER, (All on the first free endpaper). Signed copies are not very common. 4to, 347 pages, and oversized. RARE first printing of the second volume. Extensively illustrated with phenominal color photographs (Showing minute detail) and paintings of literally a thousand beautiful Salmon and Trout flies. This wonderful and very rare book is very sought after and an essential reference for the fly tier and fisherman. The book begins by discussing the natural histories of a number of birds. It has a section describing the natural breeding of poultry in America for hackle. Consultants include Dr. Whiting of Hoffman Farms. There is also an extensive section on Mammals, with an overview of the American fur trade. Included are thumbnail overviews of each mammal's natural history. Fly tying and fishing methods are discussed. There are over 500 fine photos. A rare and beautiful production. From the Author's description: "Volume 2 covers topics such as the history of breeding poultry for hackle, modern poultry production, the history of sericulture, and the mammals historically used in fly tying, including various squirrels, the diana monkey, chinchilla, gray fox, brown bear, wolverine, fisher, coyote, seal, elk, white-tailed deer, and goat. Heralded by Fly Fisherman Magazine and in the New York Times, and winner of United Fly Tyer's Book-of-the-Year award, .a must for every angler, fly tier,and angling historian. Also quite popular among aviculturists and artists." Paul Schmookler is also the author of RARE AND UNUSUAL FLY TYING MATERIALS, Vol 1, THE

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