The Erne, Its Legends and its Fly Fishing. Special Edition (1999)

Author: Rev Henry Newland

Book ID: 66935

Price: 675.00

The Erne, Its Legends and its Fly Fishing. Ashburton: Published by Fly Fishing Classic Library, 1999. Limited Facsimile Edition. Full dark green morroco, all edges gilt with “Jack the giant killer” fly tied by Frankie McPhillips in sunken mount inside the front cover. Coloured illustration, and engraved title page; folded map, and 4 engraved plates. The book is housed in a silk lined green cloth drop over box. A fine copy.

First published in 1851, this is a special facsimile edition of one of the scarcest and most desirable of the 19th century Irish fishing books, includes a new introduction by Kevin McKenna.

Piscatorial endeavors along the River Erne, ‘decidedly the best fisherman’s river in Ireland.’

The work includes chapters on the ichthyography of the Erne, its entomology, accounts of various excursions, etc. 

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