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THE MAYFLIES, OR EPHEMEROPTERA, OF ILLINOIS.

By: Burks, B.D.

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Urbana: Illinois Nat. Hist. Survey Div. Bull. Vol. 26, Article 1. May 1953. 216 p. 1953: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: rkEo45Bu53

Condition: Very Good


8vo illus. 1st Ed. [CAT. 55-81 & 65-101.] Very Good in Paper Wraps. View more info

WESTERN TROUT FLY TYING MANUAL. VOLUME II.

By: Dennis, Jack H. Jr.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Jackson Hole:, Snake River Books. x + 320 p.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 170145

Condition: Very Good


Dennis, Jack H. Jr. WESTERN TROUT FLY TYING MANUAL. VOLUME II. 4to illus. by Mike Stidham, Photographs by Dan Abrams. Jackson Hole: Snake River Books..x + 320 p. 1980 1st Ed. Soft Cover. [Cat. 2017.] 17-0145 z. – Covers material, methods, dying, working with hair, Mayflies, Stonefly, Caddis, Still water patterns, terrestrials, minnows & fish. Many excellent B&W photos of tying sequences. Prior owner’s label on end paper. Very Good Paperback. [ $20] $18 View more info

TROUT FLIES IN NEW ZEALAND.

By: Draper, Keith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wellington, Auckland, London:, A.H. & A.W. Reed.182 p.: 1975

Edition: Reprint of 1972 Ed.

Inscription: “Best Wishes to Don Labbe. Keith Draper.”

Seller ID: 170131

ISBN: 058900655x

Condition: Fine


Draper, Keith. TROUT FLIES IN NEW ZEALAND. 8vo illus. Wellington, Auckland, London: A.H. & A.W.1975 Reed.182 p.1975 Reprint [1972]. ISBN: 0 589 00655 x. Hardcover with DJ. [Cat. 2017.] 17-0131 z. –Inscribed on half-title: “Best Wishes to Don Labbe. Keith Draper.” Covers Entomology, Lures, Wet and Dry Flies, Nymphs, Appendices, Bibliography. With 4 colour plates of flies. Fine in Fine DJ. [$17] $15 View more info

TROUT FLIES OF STILLWATER.

By: Goddard, John.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: London: Adam & Charles Black. 263 p.: 1972

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: ddOUvo4020

ISBN: 0713613203

Condition: Fine


8vo with Colour & other Photographs by the Author & Drawings by Cliff Henry. 2nd Ed. [1969]. [CAT. 48-127 & 63-214.] Signed by the Author. Very Fine in Fine DJ. View more info

MONTANA TROUT FLIES.

By: Grant, George

Price: $270.00

Publisher: Portland:, Champoeg Press. 218 p.: 1981

Edition: 1st Limited Edition. No. 83 of 1950 Copies.

Inscription: "Best Wishes to my good friend Don Labbe. George

Seller ID: 170123

Condition: Fine


Grant, George. MONTANA TROUT FLIES. A study, discussion and review of most of the popular trout flies that have been used in fishing the waters of Montana and other Western states during a period extending from about 1915 to the 1960's. While essentially a pattern book, it also delves deeply into the origin and purpose of each fly, and where appropriate, relates the artificial to its natural counterpart. Also includes BIG HOLE RIVER MEMORIES. History and Reminiscence, an... View more info

Image for Halford, Frederick M. DRY FLY ENTOMOLOGY: A Brief Description of Leading Types of Natural Insects Serving As Food for Trout and Grayling with the 100 Best Patterns of Floating Flies and the Various Methods of Dressing Them. In 2 Volumes: 1897 Ist Edition De Luxe, Limited to Numbered Copy of 100 Copies. Both Signed and Numbered by the Author. Vol. I. 4to illus. London: Vinton & Co. Ltd. xvi + 314 p. + 1 advert.  No. 63 of 100 Copies. 18 wood engraved plates & 10 hand-coloured etched plates of trout flies. Vol. II. 4to London: Vinton & Co. Ltd. No. 12 of 100 Copies. With 100 flies in 12 recessed mounts.

Halford, Frederick M. DRY FLY ENTOMOLOGY: A Brief Description of Leading Types of Natural Insects Serving As Food for Trout and Grayling with the 100 Best Patterns of Floating Flies and the Various Methods of Dressing Them. In 2 Volumes: 1897 Ist Edition De Luxe, Limited to Numbered Copy of 100 Copies. Both Signed and Numbered by the Author. Vol. I. 4to illus. London: Vinton & Co. Ltd. xvi + 314 p. + 1 advert. No. 63 of 100 Copies. 18 wood engraved plates & 10 hand-coloured etched plates of trout flies. Vol. II. 4to London: Vinton & Co. Ltd. No. 12 of 100 Copies. With 100 flies in 12 recessed mounts.

By: HALFORD

Price: $3,750.00

Seller ID: P 170262.

Condition: Very Good


P 170262. Halford, Frederick M. DRY FLY ENTOMOLOGY: A Brief Description of Leading Types of Natural Insects Serving As Food for Trout and Grayling with the 100 Best Patterns of Floating Flies and the Various Methods of Dressing Them. In 2 Volumes: 1897 Ist Edition De Luxe, Limited to Numbered Copy of 100 Copies. Both Signed and Numbered by the Author. Vol. I. 4to illus. London: Vinton & Co. Ltd. xvi + 314 p. + 1 advert. No. 63 of 100 Copies. 18 wood engraved plates & 10... View more info

FISH FLIES. VOLUME ONE.

By: Helleckson, Terry

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Portland:, Frank Amato Publ. Inc. 358 p.: 1995

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 170134A

ISBN: 1571880232

Condition: Very Fine


Helleckson, Terry. FISH FLIES. VOLUME ONE. 4to illus. by Wendy Prunty. Fly Plates Photographed by Jim Schollmeyer. Portland: Frank Amato Publ. Inc. 358 p. 1995 1st Ed. ISBN: 1-57188-023-2. Hardcover with DJ. [Cat. 2017] 17-0134A. –“A Major work dealing with the ultimate level of the angler’s art-fly tying. The techniques, tools, materials, and proven patterns for hundreds of flies.” The Author does a good job of specifying the originator of the pattern where pos... View more info

FISH FLIES. VOLUME TWO.

By: Helleckson, Terry.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Portland:, Frank Amato Publ. Inc. 407 p.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 170134B

ISBN: 1571880240

Condition: Very FIne


Helleckson, Terry. FISH FLIES. VOLUME TWO. 4to illus. by Wendy Prunty. Fly Plates Photographed by Jim Schollmeyer. Portland: Frank Amato Publ. Inc. 407 p. 1995 1st Ed. ISBN: i-57188-024-0. Hardcover with DJ. [Cat. 2017] 17-0134B. –“A Major work dealing with the ultimate level of the angler’s art-fly tying. The techniques, tools, materials, and proven patterns for hundreds of flies.” The Author does a good job of specifying the originator of the pattern where poss... View more info

MIDGE MAGIC.

By: Holbrook, Don & Ed Koch.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Mechanicsburg:, Stackpole Books. xvi + 109 p.: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 170124

ISBN: 0811709965

Condition: Good


Holbrook, Don & Ed Koch. MIDGE MAGIC. 8vo illus. Mechanicsburg: Stackpole Books. xvi + 109 p. 2001 1st Ed. ISBN: 0-8117-0996-5. Hardcover with DJ. [Cat. 2017] 17-0124 z. –Don Holbrook has spent 25 years studying midges. He collaborated with Ed Koch on patterns and techniques since the 1970’s. This book has been damp wrinkled on the top inch of the margins, but the writing and plates are not affected. With noted fault, Good book with Fine DJ. [$25] $22.50 View more info

DRESSING FLIES FOR FRESH AND SALT WATER.

By: Jorgensen, Poul

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Rockville Center:, Freshet Press. 192 p.: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 170140

ISBN: 0883950227

Condition: Fine


Jorgensen, Poul. DRESSING FLIES FOR FRESH AND SALT WATER. 4to illus. by the Author. Photographs by Irv Swope. Introduction by Charles K. Fox. Rockville Center: Freshet Press. 192 p. 1973 1st Ed. ISBN: 088395-022-7. Hard Cover with DJ. [Cat. 2017.] 17-0140 z. -Jorgensen learned to tie flies from the late William F. Blades. This book catalogs the methods used by Blades and additions by the author. Discusses tools of the trade, materials, and tying techniques. Oversize ph... View more info

MODERN FLY DRESSINGS FOR THE PRACTICAL ANGLER.

By: Jorgensen, Poul

Price: $10.80

Publisher: New York:, Winchester Press. xv + 224 p.: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 170141

ISBN: 0876912242

Condition: Fine


Jorgensen, Poul. MODERN FLY DRESSINGS FOR THE PRACTICAL ANGLER. 4to photographs by Author. Introduction by Lefty Kreh. Preface by Art Lee. New York: Winchester Press. xv + 224 p. 1976 1st Ed. ISBN: 0-87691-224-2. Hard Cover with DJ. [Cat. 2017] 17-0141 z. –Starts off with Insects, hooks & tools, materials, Mayfly, Caddis flies, Stone flies, Terrestrials. Features the oversize photographs of his earlier book, and 4 pages of color photographs. Prior owner’s name on e... View more info

TYING NYMPHS. The Perfect Nymphs With Speed, Ease, and Efficiency.

By: Kaufmann, Randall

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Portland:, Fisherman’s Press. vi + 144 p.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 170138

ISBN: 188521202X.

Condition: Near Fine


Kaufmann, Randall. TYING NYMPHS. The Perfect Nymphs With Speed, Ease, and Efficiency. 4o illus. by Mike Stidham. Foreword by Dennis Black. Portland: Western Fisherman’s Press. vi + 144 p. 1994 1st Ed. ISBN: 1-885212-02-X. Spiral Hardcover no DJ. [Cat. 2017.] 17-0138 z. –Excellent instructional manual- the spiral binding makes it easy to follow. Basic techniques followed by detailed written & photographic instructions for 23 basic nymphs, with a photographic pattern d... View more info

AMERICAN NYMPH FLY TYING MANUAL.

By: Kaufmann, Randall

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Portland:, Salmon Trout Steelheader 93 p.: 1976

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Inscribed to Don Labbe by Randall Kaufmann

Seller ID: 170139

Condition: Near Fine


Kaufmann, Randall. AMERICAN NYMPH FLY TYING MANUAL. 4to illus. Portland: Salmon Trout Steelheader 93 p. 1976 2nd Printing. [1975] Soft Bound. [Cat. 2017.] 17-0139 z. –Inscribed to Don Labbe by Randall Kaufmann in 1977. Covers nymphs, tools & materials, followed by tying methods in photos and text for 30 nymphs. With 8 color plates of flies & material and a nymph pattern directory. Near Fine Paperback. [$15] $12.50 View more info

CADDISFLIES

By: LaFontaine, Gary.

Price: $58.00

Publisher: New York:, Lyons & Burford, Publ. ix + 336 p.: 1981

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 170116

ISBN: 0876913508

Condition: Vry Fine


LaFontaine, Gary. CADDISFLIES.. 4to illus. with Drawings by Harvey Eckert. ISBN: 0-87691-350-8. New York: Lyons & Burford, Publ. ix + 336 p. 1981 8th Printing. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author on ffep. [Cat. 2017.] 17-0116. –Major study of one of the most important groups of aquatic insects- entomology, fly tying, fishing techniques. Very Fine in Fine DJ. [$65] $58 View more info

ALL-FUR FLIES AND HOW TO DRESS THEM.

By: Lawrie, W.H.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: South Brunswick & New York:, A.S. Barnes & Co. 162 p.: 1967

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 170132

Condition: Fine


Lawrie, W.H. ALL-FUR FLIES AND HOW TO DRESS THEM. 8vo illus. South Brunswick & New York: A.S. Barnes & Co. 162 p. 1967. 1st US Ed. Hardcover with DJ. [Cat. 2017] 17-0132 z. –With succinct chapter on “The Case for the All-Fur Fly” plus materials, dressings for hatching duns & nymphs; wet flies; dry flies; loch or lake flies; sea-trout; salmon flies. With 3 colour plates & text line drawings. Fine in Fine DJ. [$15] $12.50 View more info

SPRING CREEKS. With Foreword by Thomas McGuane.

By: Lawson, Mike

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg:, Stackpole Books. xiv + 289 p.: 2003

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: “To Don [Labbe] For all the years we’ve shared i

Seller ID: 170146

ISBN: 0811700682

Condition: Very FIne


Lawson, Mike. SPRING CREEKS. 4to illus. With Foreword by Thomas McGuane. Mechanicsburg: Stackpole Books. xiv + 289 p. 2003 2nd Printing. ISBN: 0-8117-0068-2. Hard Cover with DJ. [Cat. 2107] 17-0146 z. –Inscribed: “To Don [Labbe] For all the years we’ve shared in our love for fly fishing and fly fishers. All the best, Mike Lawson 01/14/06” Mike Lawson runs an exceptional guiding operation and tackle shop at Henry’s Fork Anglers, which fronts on one of the best ... View more info

THE COMPLETE BOOK OF FLY TYING.

By: Leiser, Eric.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knoff. xi + 241 p.: 2000

Edition: 21st Printing

Seller ID: 170122

ISBN: 039440047x

Condition: Fine


Leiser, Eric. THE COMPLETE BOOK OF FLY TYING. 8vo illus. with drawings by Dave Whitlock & Photos by Gus Nervos. New York: Alfred A. Knoff. xi + 241 p. 2000. 21st Printing.[1977] ISBN: 0-394-40047-x. Hardcover with DJ. [Cat. 2017] 17-0122 z. –The photos by Gus Nervos are very good, but the intricate drawings of the procedures by Dave Whitlock are unsurpassed for showing details of tying details. Fine in Fine unclipped DJ. [$15] $12.50 View more info

PACIFIC NORTHWEST FLY PATTERNS.

By: Patrick, Roy

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Seattle:, Patrick’s Fly Shop. Unpaged.: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 170094

Condition: Good


Patrick, Roy. PACIFIC NORTHWEST FLY PATTERNS. 4to illus. Seattle: Patrick’s Fly Shop. Unpaged. 1953 1st Ed. Soft Cover. [Cat. 2017] 17-0094 z. – Comb-bound paperback of about 50 typed pages; mostly trout flies, but about 15 pages on British Columbia patterns, & 5 pages of Steelhead patterns. Commentary on many of the flies. Patrick’s Fly Shop is the oldest fly shop on the West Coast, having started in 1946. Some insect damage to page edges on last 20 pages, not aff... View more info

TYING AND FISHING THE FUZZY NYMPHS.

By: Rosborough, E.H. “Polly”

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Harrisburg:, Stackpole Bks. 192 p.: 1978

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 170089

ISBN: 0811718115

Condition: Near Fine


Rosborough, E.H. “Polly” TYING AND FISHING THE FUZZY NYMPHS. 12vo illus. Foreword by Ted Trueblood. ISBN: 0-8117-1811-5. Harrisburg: Stackpole Bks. 192 p. 1978 3rd Ed. Revised. [Cat. 2017] 17-0089 z. –Polly described 15 nymphs in his 1965 1st Ed; he described 20 patterns in his 2nd Ed., and he described 25 patterns in the 3rd Edition. Near Fine in Chipped Very Good DJ.[ $25] $22.50 View more info

EMERGERS.

By: Swisher, Doug & Carl Richards

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York:, Lyons & Burford Publ. 120 p.: 1991

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 170150

ISBN: 1558210954

Condition: Very FIne


Swisher, Doug & Carl Richards. EMERGERS. 4to illus. by Mike Gouse. New York: Lyons & Burford Publ. 120 p. 1991 2nd Printing [1991] ISBN: 1-55821-095-4. Hard Back with Dj. [Cat. 2017.] 17-0150 z. –“A pathbreaking exploration of the emergence of mayflies, caddisflies, stoneflies, and other trout-stream insects…with exciting new fly patterns an techniques for fishing them effectively.” An early and pioneering work on emergers, which have revolutionized techniques fo... View more info