Red Palmer: A Practical Treatise on Fly Fishing
by James Tayler
Publisher: Empire Printing and Publishing Co. 1888
Number of pages: 82
These aim at being not only Portraits, but also Pictures, which show you engaged in your favourite sport by the side of some pool, or knee deep in some shallow of your own particular river, the sight of which in after years will bring back to your memory many pleasant reminiscences of bygone success.
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