The Leisenring Color & Materials Book for Fly Tying. A Pocket Reference for Anglers.
Assembled by V.S. Hidy, 1965. First edition, thus, without limitation but believed to be one of no more than 12 copies assembled.
Full limp pigskin with wallet, housed in a fine red silk clamshell case. 7 x 4 1/2 inches (18 x 11 cm); 16 pp. on thick card comprising the manuscript title, 14 leaves of samples of colors, yarns, hackles, etc., mounted to the recto and verso of the cards, all hand-captioned, and a manuscript index at the end. Fine overall.
Provenance: The Collection of Arnold “Jake” Johnson