BAIGENT (WILLIAM) Notes on the Tying of Certain Flies, [1943]

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BAIGENT (WILLIAM)
Notes on the Tying of Certain Flies

Sold for £ 475 (US$ 576) inc. premium
BAIGENT (WILLIAM)
Notes on the Tying of Certain Flies, first edition, 13 typewritten pages, one plate of 13 ACTUAL SPECIMENS OF HAND-TIED FLIES, mounted on felt "according to Baigent's tying patterns", publisher's blue morocco gilt, t.e.g., 4to, [no publisher, 1943]

Footnotes

  • The work was seemingly put together by the great angling collector Arthur Howard Thompson. In his preface, dated August 1943, Thompson records that Baigent's widow Jane lent him her husband's original notes saying "I have no objection to you copying them, but will you please not give them to any professional fly dresser". The angling collector and bibliophile John Simpson suggested it was a forgery.
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