Baigent, William ~ A Book on Hackles for Fly Dressing
Privately printed, Newcastle Upon Tyne 1937
First and only edition 1937, one of only 40 - 60 or so copies privately printed in Newcastle, England. Featuring 11 cards with 164 mounted hackles (complete), some light odd spots, with a Fine copy of the accompanying text volume, with the original matching blue folding calf box. The box has a separate compartment for the text and the mounts. Box complete but is split along head of mount compartment and top three cms of spine. The mounts and text are stored in a later slip-case with spine label.NB the mounts for this work are very prone to warping, although this set is straighter than usually found, this may have contributed to the box splitting, hence the addition of a new storage case.
EDITION: First Edition
BINDING : Hardback
BOOK CONDITION: Very Good
JACKET: No Jacket
INVENTORY NUMBER: 107134