Large format hardcover in publisher’s non price-clipped dust-jacket. 470 pages. Bibliography, Index. Illustrated with full page color painting by Roy Grinnell, line drawings and black and white photographs. First edition, no additional printing listed. “A History of the Sport – Its People and Places, Tackle and Techniques” [half-title]. No previous ownership marks. Dust-jacket bumped at head of spine with small tape repair on verso and showing light age soiling and wear. Book is clean, square, and unmarked but for light foxing to top edge and fore-edge of bulked sheets. Near very good in a good dust-jacket.