Schmookler, Paul - The Salmon Flies of Major John Popkin Traherne (Limited Edition)
For sale here is a limited edition copy of "The Salmon Flies of Major John Popkin Traherne" by Paul Schmookler. Slip case and book in very fine condition.
The Complete Sportsman, Millis, MA, 1993. 1/4 Leather. Illustrated by Ingrid V. Sils; Color Photographs (illustrator). Square 8vo ; xii, 124 pages. A most beautiful Limited/Numbered Edition quarter bound in tan Morocco leather with marbled boards and gilt edges enclosed in a tan cloth slipcase. The book is signed and numbered 225/300 by editor and fly tier Paul Schmookler on the limitations page; This special volume contains beautiful color plates of Major John Traherne's salmon flies, tied by a modern day master of the art, Paul Schmookler. Each photograph is accompanied by the original article describing that fly, reproduced from The Fishing Gazette, Land and Water, or The Salmon Fly. John Traherne has been called the most aesthetically gifted salmon fly tier of the nineteenth century Limited/Numbered Edition. Signed by Schmookler.
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