Lot 11: Joseph Bates One of 24 sets in mahogany case
19th October 2017
Author: Bates, Joseph D., Jr.. Title: Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing [&] Atlantic Salmon Flies and Fishing. Place Published: Harrisburg, PA. Publisher: Stackpole Books. Date Published: [1966 & 1970]. Description: Limited matched pair: Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing. xv, , 368 pp. Illustrations from line drawings by Milton Weiler; 8 color plates of flies; tipped-in color transparency from a photograph as the frontispiece. . Atlantic Salmon Flies and Fishing. xix, , 362 pp. Illustrations from line drawings by Milton Weiler; 8 color plates of flies; halftones from photographs; mounted color plate from a painting by Weiler as frontispiece. . Two octavo volumes, bound in the original cloth-backed and boards, lettered in gilt on front covers and spines, each with slipcase, housed together in a mahogany case with a fly imbedded under plastic in one side. Each volume is No. 450 of 600 copies; only 24 of each volume were issued as a matched pair in this special mahogany case. First Editions. Each signed by Bates on the limitation-page. Publisher's announcement for this edition laid in. Condition: Minor wear to case; fine.
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