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Garrison, Everett, with Hoagy B. Carmichael

Published by Meadow Run Press, 1999
ISBN 10: 0962060976 / ISBN 13: 9780962060977
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Publisher: Meadow Run Press

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Edition: Special Edition


296 pages. Meadow Run Press "Deluxe" edition of Carmichael / Garrison's Master's Guide to Building a Bamboo Fly Rod. Published in extremely limited quantity of 36 copies, this copy being #14. Housed in a custom clamshell silk cloth box. Includes an essay from Hoagy Carmichael, signed letter from Hoagy Carmichael and William Trego (the book's publisher) describing the concept for the book, two 8 x 10 black and white photographs (one of Everett Garrison and his family and the other of Hoagy Carmichael building a rod), a letter dated 1918 from Garrison to his mother describing his experiences in the Army during WWI, a notecard from the publisher William D. Trego to the original book's owner. A scarce title that is highly sought after. Bookseller Inventory # 00425

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Synopsis: By unanimous agreement, this is simply the best work on the subject the definitive book. Mr. Garrison, a mechanical engineer by training, built perhaps the finest rods ever and describes how its done. He died before the book was first published (in 1977) though his protégé, Hoagy B. Carmichael, completed it and brought it to publication. Essential reading for all who admire fine bamboo rods. A useful section is included on restoration, refinishing and repair as well. Now In Its Third Printing

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