Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
The Dettes. A Catskill Legend [SIGNED]. Eric Leiser.
The Dettes. A Catskill Legend [SIGNED]
The Dettes. A Catskill Legend [SIGNED]
The Dettes. A Catskill Legend [SIGNED]
The Dettes. A Catskill Legend [SIGNED]
The Dettes. A Catskill Legend [SIGNED]

The Dettes. A Catskill Legend [SIGNED]

New York: Willowkill Press, 1992. First limited edition. Hardcover. 86/200 signed by Walt, Winnie and Mary Dette, and Eric Leiser on colophon. Quarto. 267 (1)pp. Original tan calf with blind-stamped bait hook symbols on front and back cover over cream cloth and gilt-red lettering, tooling and ruling on spine; housed in matching cloth slipcase with original bait hooks with three flies displayed in brown framed window display with plastic cover. Designed by Joan Stoliar, custom bound by Horowitz/Rae Book Manufacturers in Kennett cloth and imported calfskin. The matching slipcase contains three flies tied by the Dettes in a unique display created by Don Leyden. Frontispiece with drawings of the Dettes and photograph on recto. Decorative initials. Dedicated to the Dettes for preserving the tradition, but especially for sharing the art of tying the Catskill flies. Profusely illustrated with b/w photographs by Matthew Vinciguerra, including two color plates with sixteen examples of Dette flies in color, and drawings by Ernest Lussier throughout. With catalogs of "Fly Patterns" and index at rear. Errata slip laid in. Some minor foxing on front free endpapers and errata slip. Calf spine sunned. Slipcase with some age-toning and rubbed with some brown color spread on back cover. Slipcase in good-, binding in good, interior in very good+ condition. g- to vg+. Item #48717
ISBN: 0963270508

Price: $450.00

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