Leiser (1992) The Dettes: A Catskill Legend – Fly-fishing tying 1st signed


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Leiser, Eric. The Dettes: A Catskill Legend. (Fishkill, NY: Willowkill Press, 1992) First edition, first printing – with full number line, viz. 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Signed by author and two of the subjects.

Large Octavo.  267 pages followed by colophone. Heavily illustrated. Hardcover. Quarter-bound with ecru colored cloth spine cover and paper covered boards.

Condition: VG+ in vg+ dj. DJ has been placed in a Brodart for protection.  Slight curl to front cover.  Signed by Eric Leiser & Winnie and Mary Dette on first free endpaper.

History and techniques of a family of traditional fly tiers. 

“A treasure for anyone who ties flies”- Lefty Kreh

“…great reading for all fly fishers” – Gary la Fontaine