Theodore Roosevelt
Roosevelt, Theodore. THE WILDERNESS HUNTER. 1989. Wolfe Publishing Company Prescott, Az. 296 pages. Part of the Wolfe Publishing series "The Works of Theodore Roosevelt in Fourteen Volumes". This is one volume only. Illustrated. Quarter Leather (Dark brown leather spine) with gilt lettering and cloth boards. All page edges gilt. Limited edition #395 of 1500. Book is brand new (in my bookstore’s storage room for the last 15 years). In original glassine wrapper (shelf wear & tiny tears to wrapper). [shelf locator: Hunting Bookcase]. $75 plus $5.00 postage & packing & insurance (international orders extra) for this book. To order this item email   

Books for sale from the legendary
Catskill fly tiers'
personal library
Harry & Elsie Darbee

Harry Darbee was the author of the classic book “Catskill flytier: My life, times, and techniques”

The Darbees are members of the The Fly Fishing Hall of Fame.

It's not every day that you get a chance to own a piece of American fly fishing history.
When I get time I will list a few of these books here.
In the meantime, contact me if you are interested in some of these early fly fishing books
from the Darbee's own library. email me at
Their bookplate from one of these books is shown at right.

Books from Harry Darbee's personal library for sale
              with the Darbee fly fishing bookplate.
Other information on The Darbees is available for you to read at these links:

My great uncle Walt Theimer made the fly tying vices for the Darbees,
 as shown in the bookplate, and fished with Harry Darbee.
He once told me that Elsie did most of the tying
and Harry did most of the fishing.
I still have one of my uncle's vices.

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