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BURKE, Dr. Edgar American Dry Flies and How to Tie Them.
NewYork. Privately Printed. The Angler's Club of New York. By the DerrydalePress. 1931.
12mo, 19cm, 24.p., no errata slip in this copy, frontisand 1 plate, (both of flies), title vignette, blue grey paper over boardsand endpapers, printed titles and borders on the upper cover in darkblue, several fly feathers loosely inserted, small piece chipped fromthe bottom of the spine otherwise very good. Frazier notes the book'sextreme fragility and that it is hard to find in fine unchippedcondition. Siegel 46; Frazier B-24- a; Bruns B-299. "Edition limited to500 cop es. - A rare and important work on tying American dry flies.Contains references to early American dry fly fishermen, Gordon, Hewitt,LaBranche, Reuben, Cross and others". Welzel p115.