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A.K's Fly Box

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U01205

ISBN: 1558213627

Condition: Very Good


(Description) First Printing, with 1st Issue dustjacket (spelling error). Book and jacket have mild edgewear, otherwise clean and tight. ***(Synopsis) Fly fishers meeting streamside often go through an elaborate courtship ritual, the ultimate aim of which is not procreation but espionage - Catching anything? What on? And the ultimate prize: Getting a look into the fly box of a lifelong student of fly fishing. This unique book can satisfy such curiosity. Its more than two... View more info

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Production Fly Tying: A Collection of Ideas, Notions, Hints, & Variations on the Techniques of Fly Tying

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Publishing Co: 2003

Edition: 2nd Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00015

ISBN: 0871089297

Condition: Fine


(Synopsis) Introduction by John Gierach. Make fly tying easier & more efficient with this eagerly awaited second edition. Fly-tying authority & veteran A.K. Best reveals concise & comprehensive instructions gleaned from thousands of hours behind the vise. This expanded edition to tying techniques, tool, & materials includes: superb photos, tried-&-true time-saving tips, & chapters organized by tails, ribbing, bodies, wings, & hackles. 299 color photos; View more info

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Fly Tying with A.K.: Patterns and Problem Solving with New Materials and Techniques

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 2008

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00128

ISBN: 0811703754

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Slight bends at very top of DJ, else a new book! *** (Synopsis) These tips and techniques from master fly tier A. K. Best help you meet the challenges of today's new tying materials. Part One addresses several common tying problems and gives solutions that every tier can use. Part Two describes new materials and patterns, explains how they differ from traditional materials, and what that means for today's fisherman. A. K.'s signature Quill Body flies take o... View more info

Production Fly Tying: A Collection of Ideas, Notions, Hints, & Variations on the Techniques of Fly Tying

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $194.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Publishing Co: 1989

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00134

ISBN: 0871087812

Condition: Fine


(Description) A beuatiful copy of this title, in it's 1st printing, and even scarcer in that it is signed by the Author, AND John Gierach, who wrote the introduction (no inscriptions). PLUS, a fly tied by the author is tipped in on the title page. Very scarce!! *** (Synopsis) Every time you sit down at your vise intending to tie a couple of #16 Adams or #14 Hare's Ear Nymphs, you are about to become a production tier. And you are faced with the same problems as any other... View more info

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A.K's Fly Box

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00181

ISBN: 1558213627

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) First Printing, Scarce 1st issue with the error on the dustjacket. ***(Synopsis) Fly fishers meeting streamside often go through an elaborate courtship ritual, the ultimate aim of which is not procreation but espionage - Catching anything? What on? And the ultimate prize: Getting a look into the fly box of a lifelong student of fly fishing. This unique book can satisfy such curiosity. Its more than two hundred full-color illustrations depict naturals and th... View more info

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Advanced Fly Tying: The Proven Methods of a Master Professional Fly Tyer

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $224.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00334

ISBN: 1585743399

Condition: As New


(Description) Signed by the Author WITH A FLY TIED BY THE AUTHOR TIPPED IN ADJACENT TO HIS SIGNATURE!!! *** (Synopsis) In his fourth book on the subject, A. K. offers his interpretation of how to apply advanced techniques for tying trout flies. Since Best has been teaching the art of fly tying for twenty years, it's hard to imagine an angler who wouldn't benefit from this book, which discusses: How to choose a hair stacker, make dubbing needles, and sharpen scissors; Why... View more info

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Dyeing and Bleaching: Natural Fly-Tying Materials

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Lyons & Burford: 1993

Edition: 1st Ed, 2nd Printing

Seller ID: U01592

ISBN: 1558212140

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) S;ight bump to top of spine, else near fine in unclipped jacket. View more info

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A.K's Fly Box

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $22.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U02304

ISBN: 1558213627

Condition: Very Good


(Description) First Printing, with 2nd Issue dustjacket (no spelling error). Book and jacket have mild edgewear. Previous owner name penned in at front cover. View more info

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A.K's Fly Box

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $48.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB00795

ISBN: 1558213627

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) First Printing, with 2nd Issue dustjacket (no spelling error). ***(Synopsis) Fly fishers meeting streamside often go through an elaborate courtship ritual, the ultimate aim of which is not procreation but espionage - Catching anything? What on? And the ultimate prize: Getting a look into the fly box of a lifelong student of fly fishing. This unique book can satisfy such curiosity. Its more than two hundred full-color illustrations depict naturals and their ... View more info

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Production Fly Tying: A Collection of Ideas, Notions, Hints, & Variations on the Techniques of Fly Tying

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $144.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Publishing Co: 1989

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: U00507

ISBN: 0871087812

Condition: Fine


(Description) Notable scratches to front cover, have cut through pictoral laminate cover to boards underneath over a 1 square area, does not affect interior. *** (Synopsis) Every time you sit down at your vise intending to tie a couple of #16 Adams or #14 Hare's Ear Nymphs, you are about to become a production tier. And you are faced with the same problems as any other production and commercial tier. The only difference is that the commercial tier may sit down to tie twe... View more info

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A.K's Fly Box

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $68.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: U00583

ISBN: 1558213627

Condition: Very Good


(Description) First Printing, with 2nd Issue dustjacket (no spelling error). Includes a fly by the author tipped in at title page! Book and jacket have mild edgewear, otherwise almost Near Fine. ***(Synopsis) Fly fishers meeting streamside often go through an elaborate courtship ritual, the ultimate aim of which is not procreation but espionage - Catching anything? What on? And the ultimate prize: Getting a look into the fly box of a lifelong student of fly fishing. This... View more info

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Production Fly Tying: A Collection of Ideas, Notions, Hints, & Variations on the Techniques of Fly Tying

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Publishing Co: 1989

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Inscribed by the Author

Seller ID: U00587

ISBN: 0871087812

Condition: As New


(Description) Book is inscribed by the author to a previous owner, otherwise a beautiful copy of this title, in it's 1st printing. *** (Synopsis) Every time you sit down at your vise intending to tie a couple of #16 Adams or #14 Hare's Ear Nymphs, you are about to become a production tier. And you are faced with the same problems as any other production and commercial tier. The only difference is that the commercial tier may sit down to tie twenty dozen #16 Adams. The p... View more info

Production Fly Tying

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Pruett Publishing Co.: 1989

Edition: 1st Pb Printing

Seller ID: SNC028

ISBN: 0871087928

Condition: Fair


(Description) Spine beginning to separate. All pages currently intact, but this should be considered a bench copy. View more info

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Advanced Fly Tying: The Proven Methods of a Master Professional Fly Tyer

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: U00804

ISBN: 1585743399

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Signed by the Author! Only slight bumps to book corners. DJ has small tear at top of spine, and some mild creasing. *** (Synopsis) In his fourth book on the subject, A. K. offers his interpretation of how to apply advanced techniques for tying trout flies. Since Best has been teaching the art of fly tying for twenty years, it's hard to imagine an angler who wouldn't benefit from this book, which discusses: How to choose a hair stacker, make dubbing needles,... View more info

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Dyeing and Bleaching Natural Fly-Tying Materials

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $98.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: AB01001

ISBN: 1558212140

Condition: As New


(Synopsis) This important book is narrowly focused on one of the key aspects of the fly-tyer's art: color control. It is the first book wholly devoted to the subject - and it is a definitive, practical handbook by one of America's finest and most repsected fly tyers. A.K. Best explores the equipment and supplies needed for accurate and safe dyeing and bleaching - most of them commonly available. Then he progresses with chapters on such subjects as Body Feathers, Bucktail... View more info

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A.K's Fly Box

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $48.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: U00908

ISBN: 1558213627

Condition: Very Good


(Description) First Printing, with 1st Issue dustjacket (spelling error). Book and jacket have mild edgewear, otherwise clean and tight. ***(Synopsis) Fly fishers meeting streamside often go through an elaborate courtship ritual, the ultimate aim of which is not procreation but espionage - Catching anything? What on? And the ultimate prize: Getting a look into the fly box of a lifelong student of fly fishing. This unique book can satisfy such curiosity. Its more than two... View more info

Production Fly Tying

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Publishing: 1989

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Seller ID: U01998

ISBN: 0871087812

Condition: Very Good


(Description) Light edgewear and bumped corners, else a nice clean copy. View more info

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Advanced Fly Tying: The Proven Methods of a Master Professional Fly Tyer

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $179.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01416

ISBN: 1585743399

Condition: Near Fine


(Description) Signed by the Author and the Publisher, Nick Lyons. Slight bump at corner from shipping. *** (Synopsis) In his fourth book on the subject, A. K. offers his interpretation of how to apply advanced techniques for tying trout flies. Since Best has been teaching the art of fly tying for twenty years, it's hard to imagine an angler who wouldn't benefit from this book, which discusses: How to choose a hair stacker, make dubbing needles, and sharpen scissors; Why ... View more info

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Dyeing and Bleaching Natural Fly-Tying Materials

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $224.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 2004

Edition: 2nd Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: AB01417

Condition: Near Fine


(Synopsis) This important book is narrowly focused on one of the key aspects of the fly-tyer's art: color control. It is the first book wholly devoted to the subject - and it is a definitive, practical handbook by one of America's finest and most repsected fly tyers. A.K. Best explores the equipment and supplies needed for accurate and safe dyeing and bleaching - most of them commonly available. Then he progresses with chapters on such subjects as Body Feathers, Bucktail... View more info

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Advanced Fly Tying: The Proven Methods of a Master Professional Fly Tyer

By: Best, A. K.

Price: $94.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Ed, 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: U02206

ISBN: 1585743399

Condition: Very Good


(Description) Signed by the Author and Publisher, Nick Lyons. Small chip to unclipped jacket at back. *** (Synopsis) In his fourth book on the subject, A. K. offers his interpretation of how to apply advanced techniques for tying trout flies. Since Best has been teaching the art of fly tying for twenty years, it's hard to imagine an angler who wouldn't benefit from this book, which discusses: How to choose a hair stacker, make dubbing needles, and sharpen scissors; Why y... View more info