Fishing Tackle - A Collectors Guide.
By Graham Turner.
This superb book is considered to be the finest all round book for collectors of
British fishing tackle in the world. Very large measuring 11”x 8.3/4” with
384 pages and weighing 1.8kg. This fascinating book contains 32 colour plates
and 750 black and white illustrations, with huge amounts of information. It
provides the collector with a definitive and comprehensive reference on the many
aspects of tackle collecting, and includes a very large section on Hardy
products listing all the rods, reels, and accessories the company made and
listing the periods of production.
The book also lists over 250 London makers of fishing tackle from the 17th
century onwards including their many address changes. There is also a
complete directory of Scottish manufacturers, and detailed histories of all the great names in English fishing
tackle – Hardy, Farlow, Malloch, Allcock's, Haywood, etc. etc. with illustrated
guides to the tackle they produced. A further section is devoted to American
tackle which our friends in the States will find interesting. Auction prices up
to the time of printing the book were collected over several years by the author
and provide an insight into the growth of the tackle collecting hobby while
providing the newcomer and the experienced.
Collector with valuations of prices realised around the world. No serious collector can
afford to be without this book on the shelf to help trace that rarity, and no
newcomer can afford to miss the opportunity to identify his possessions and
their value accurately.
Note! I am the sole Agent for this book world-wide, retailers wishing to stock this
book should contact me for further information.