Gilt-stamped green cloth, square 8vo; illustrated with b/w photo frontispiece plus text photos; color pictorial dust jacket. The first issue in hard cover after the author's privately printed 1st edition of 1965. "In frank, explicit, simple language Mr. Rosborough tells the inspiration for each of his famous nymphs, the specifics of materials and techniques and equipment for their construction, and precisely how and why and when and where to fish them." (dj blurb) This copy in good condition with tape remnants on jacket flaps, bookplate of former owner on free endpaper, edge-chipped dust jacket. Bears a signed presentation beneath frontispiece photo plus an additional note in author's hand. An important book, reprinted many times.