Deluxe leather-bound edition with fully-dressed classic salmon fly tied by the author. This is the deluxe leather-bound edition of Henk van Bork's classic salmon fly-tying book, Salmon Flies: Past and Present. Only 13 (thirteen) copies were produced thus. Three were out-of-series author / publisher copies, the remaining 10 were offered for sale to a handful of collectors. The book is fully bound in rich red Morocco with blind-ruled border, gilt-stamped titles and tipped-on illustration of a classic salmon fly to upper board.The spine is stamped in gilt with three raised bands. The lower board has a simple blind-ruled border.
All edges gilt, silk marker-ribbon and patterned end-papers complete this very handsome production. In addition, and perhaps the. Pièce de résistance, is the inclusion of a fully-dressed classic salmon fly, The Childers, tied by the author and mounted within a separate rich red cloth-bound folder. The book and folder are housed together within a lined clamshell book box, bound in red cloth and titled in gilt on the spine. A supremely handsome production and with only ten copies in general circulation, now all in the hands of collectors, a book that is likely to very rarely come up for sale anywhere.
Pictures show the actual copy being offered for sale. Henk van Bork has produced a beautifully illustrated guide to salmon flies; their history and varieties, and fly-tyers ancient and modern, with many patterns described and illustrated, some with step-by-step descriptions of their dressings. English edition edited by Keith Harwood. The item "Deluxe leatherbound Salmon Flies Past & Present Henk van Bork fly fishing book" is in sale since Thursday, May 31, 2018. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable".
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