Trade in Yours
For a 3.23 Gift Card
Trade in
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available

 
Tell the Publisher!
Id like to read this book on Kindle

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

FM Halford and The Dry Fly Revolution [Hardcover]

Tony Hayter


Available from these sellers.


Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover --  
Trade In this Item for up to 3.23
Trade in FM Halford and The Dry Fly Revolution for an Amazon.co.uk gift card of up to 3.23, which you can then spend on millions of items across the site. Trade-in values may vary (terms apply). Learn more

Book Description

29 Mar 2002
F.M. Halford and the Dry-Fly Revolution is the first full-length biography of the man who did more that anyone to codify and popularize the doctrine of the dry fly on chalk streams. By the end of his life, with the publication of seven books and over 200 articles, the name of Halford had come to be known in all parts of the world where fly fishing for trout was practised. Today his name is still recognized worldwide as being synonymous with the fishing of the dry fly. Tony Hayter is the only author to have been given access to the family papers, including Halford's angling journals, and has thus been able to produce a work of original research. The book also sets the historical context in which Halford lived, follows him through his unusual career, considers the influence upon him of other major figures of the era such as Marryat, Hall and Sanctuary, and discusses why Halford has often been misunderstood and criticized since his death. This book which contains many previously unseen illustrations makes a substantial contribution to angling history. Packed with anecdote, incident and newly unearthed detail, through which runs a strong narrative thread, F.M. Halford and the Dry-Fly Revolution makes irrestible reading for anyone seriously interested in angling.


Product details


More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, and more.

Product Description

About the Author

Tony Hayter has been an angler since catching his first fish in 1947. A former university lecturer, his previous publications included The Army and the Crowd in Mid-Georgian England and An Eighteenth-Century Secretary at War. As a professional historian as well as an angler he is well placed to write an authoritative biography of Halford. He lives with his wife and two Burmese cats in Dorset, where he tends a large garden, reads and writes, helps with the New Dictionary of National biography, of which he is an associate editor, and pursues the wild trout of the area.

Sell a Digital Version of This Book in the Kindle Store

If you are a publisher or author and hold the digital rights to a book, you can sell a digital version of it in our Kindle Store. Learn more

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
ARRAY(0xbb201678)

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category


Feedback