Lot 21: Joseph Bates Atlantic Salmon Flies 1 of 24 copies

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Lot 21

Author: Bates, Joseph D., Jr. Title: Atlantic Salmon Flies and Fishing. Place Published: Harrisburg, PA. Publisher: Stackpole Books. Date Published: [1970]. Description: xix, [1], 362 pp. Illustrated with line drawings by Milton Weiler; 8 color plates of flies; halftones from photographs; mounted color plate from a painting by Weiler as frontispiece. (8vo) original three-quarter blue morocco and cloth, stamped in silver on front, spine gilt, top edge gilt, glassine jacket, original mahogany slipcase with specimen tied fly inset in front. One of 24 specially bound presentation copies. First Edition. The inset fly was dressed by Jimmy Younger. Announcement for this edition laid in. Bruns B-68. Scarce. Condition: Light wear to slipcase; glassine yellowed, chipped; volume fine.

Estimate: £1500-2000

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