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Caddisflies

by LaFontaine, Gary; Eckert, Harvey [art]

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ


New York: Nick Lyons Books, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ. Minimal shelf/edge wear, presentation inscription at ffep, else tight, bright, and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf/edge wear and a hint of toning, else bright and clean. Green paper boards, blue ink lettering. 4to. 336pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. Signed by the author. Laid in letter on Brown and Yellow Emergent Sparkle Pupas.

"Throughout fly-fishing history, says the author in his introduction to this important book, caddisflies have been treated as if they were less important than mayflies. They have been the drab sisters, disparaged or ignored, in the literature. On the stream they have been a puzzle that anglers have chosen to neglect But, as Caddisflies points out dramatically, this aquatic insect is of the highest importance to fly fishermen at various times - and the errors of the past have now been corrected. This book is a major study of this immensely important and often misunderstood trout-stream insect - and it was sorely needed." [publisher statement]

  • Bookseller: Lux Mentis, Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 9955
  • Title: Caddisflies
  • Author: LaFontaine, Gary; Eckert, Harvey [art]
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Nick Lyons Books
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1981


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