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ALL our parcels over 2kg are now TRACKED!UK DOMESTIC POSTAGE IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE ITEM!The price of each book includes £2.50 to cover domestic postage.We will give you back £2.00 for your 3rd book & all subsequent booksin the same order, or set of combined orders. Order 12 books & we'll give you £20.00 back! See bottom of page for details.



2017 1st edition, Coch-y-Bonddu Books, Machynlleth.Large, heavy quarto hardback, xxviii + 360 pages. Superb colour photographs and fly plates throughout.Mint unread hardback in dust-wrapper.


Signed by the author.


A compendium of Farlow's workshop reference collection, in use between 1870 and 1964.

This book is a history and catalogue of the 695 pattern salmon flies of C. Farlow and Co., 1870-1964, that is the actual flies that they kept as reference patterns for their tyers, illustrating and recording many previously unknown or unidentified patterns.

"The flies in the pattern books have now been cleaned, but very fortunately they have not been 'restored', and the photographs are so good that most surrender their secrets without too much effort. However, if you have grown up with the late 19th-century salmon fly tying aesthetic – as most of today’s classic tyers have done, thanks to the many excellent publications on the subject – you are in for a shock. Many flies are tied to mid-19th-century standards, with relatively thick, tapering bodies and, horror of horrors … mixed wings. Some are exceptionally fine, my absolute favourite being the Erle King, a stunning item from its Indian crow and topping tail, to in-your-face macaw, guinea fowl, peacock herl, black partridge and just about anything else that takes your fancy wing. They do not make ‘em like that any more. A feature that will doubtless cause much discussion is that the flies are tied to nowhere near the standards one would expect to see at a fly fair these days. And for good reason. The men (virtually never women) who dressed them were expected to finish between three and four dozen a day, depending on the pattern’s complexity. I know little about the early Farlow’s tying practices, but the vast majority shown here were almost certainly tied in the hand, because it was faster." Keith Elliott, Classic Angling

"This is one of those books that comes up once in a lifetime. The fact it has been published in ours is something for which we should be thankful. In years to come, it is likely to become a collector’s item, to be spoken of in hushed tones." Keith Elliott.

"A must-have for any fly-tyer or collector, truly superb and will help the collector identify their 'unknowns' and tyers to understand the correct style. The illustrations are of hundreds of original flies! It also contains some fascinating history of the flies and originators." Colin Innes, author of The Lost Salmon Flies of Balmoral.


ISBN: 9781904784777



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The price of each of book includes £2.50 to cover domestic postage. BUT: We will give you back £2.00 for your 3rd book and each of all subsequent books in the same order, or orders combined into one parcel. No one else on does that!

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UK POSTAGE is built in to the price. It costs £2.50 for the first book, and for the second; after that we refund you £2.00 for each and every book, provided you order them all at one go. We will combine separate orders, but you must contact us immediately to arrange this. If we have already dispatched one of your orders by the time you contact us, unfortunately, we cannot do anything about it.

£2.50 is included in the price of each book to cover postage. If you buy more than two books at the same time, we will refund you £2.00 on the 3rd book, plus £2.00 on each subsequent book: buy 6 books and we will give you £8.00 back, buy 12 books, and we will give you £20.00 back, for example. Refunds will be made only to the PayPal account or card number by which you paid.

PARCELS BELOW 2KG are sent by Royal Mail, and will normally be delivered by the postman, 3 - 5 days after despatch.

PARCELS OVER 2KG are sent by Royal Mail’s Tracked Service. A TRACKING NUMBER is provided with all such orders. The parcel will be delivered the NEXT WORKING DAY, or in some parts of the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Northern Ireland, Scilly, the Isle of Man, and the Channel Islands, the SECOND WORKING DAY.

OVERSEAS POSTAGE is charged by weight, at cost and is generally sent by Airmail. The postage quoted on this listing has been reduced by £2.50 to account for the £2.50 already included in the price of the book (as explained above).

US CUSTOMERS PLEASE NOTE! Airmail parcels entering the USA are inspected by HOMELAND SECURITY. This can include opening the mail sack. Parcels to US addresses can therefore be delayed and sometimes take up to four weeks. We must ask US customers to be very patient - we have now sent out many replacement parcels only to see the original arrive before the replacement. In our experience (30 years, tens of thousands of parcels), almost NO parcels are ever actually lost.

ALL CUSTOMERS, EVERYWHERE, please allow at least 14 days before contacting us to chase up your order.

(In the UK the Royal Mail will not declare a parcel lost & take action before 14 days has elapsed. Overseas, postal services vary in efficiency from country to country. The Irish and the Japanese post offices seem quite good, for example, the Germans less so, and South Africa the slowest by a long way.)

RETURNS are made under the terms of the UK Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 and rules. IMPORTANT: If you are considering returning an item for any reason, you must contact us first to let us know you want to return your parcel. Returned items must be conscientiously re-wrapped, the easiest thing is to use the original packaging, providing this remains in good condition. Overseas customers considering returning an item, please get in touch with us in advance to discuss.

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