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Description - Idyl of the Split Bamboo by George Parker Holden

Published originally in 1920, this classic fly-fishing book begins with a delightful essay on the joys of angling, then proceeds to describe in detail the steps to making a bamboo fly-fishing rod. There are numerous illustrations by the author to supplement the text.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781557094926
ISBN-10: 1557094926
Format: Hardback
(214mm x 148mm x 30mm)
Pages: 294
Imprint: Applewood Books
Publisher: Applewood Books
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - George Parker Holden

Dr. George Parker Holden was a luminary of the American angling world in the early twentieth century, who wrote the angling manual "Streamcraft" in 1919 and numerous articles for the Angler's Club of New York Bulletin. His milestone book from 1920, "The Idyl of the Split-Bamboo," is credited with starting the home rodbuilding movement.