The Vade-mecum of Fly-fishing for Trout: Being a Complete Practical Treatise on that Branch of the Art of Angling : with Plain and Copious Instructions for the Manufacture of Artificial Flies, Illustrated by Numerous Engravings

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1851 - Fishing - 186 pages

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