Jamie Maxtone-Graham - "Fishing Tackle of Yesterday - A Collector's Guide"
Published by the author. Peebles. 1989 1st edition. 8vo paperback (145 x 208mm). Ppiv,226. B/w illustrations from old catalogues. Very slight use but a great copy. Interesting compendium of old adverts, patent drawings and illlustrations from fishing tackle catalogues, principally Hardy's and Allcock's. The entries are arranged systematically so as to illustrate the historical development of reels, tackle and accessories, and have been chosen with the interests of collectors in mind. Includes a detailed commentary by the author.
This and many other books, catalogs, and ephemera come from the collection of Craig Lynch. More to come as well!