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Full facsimile reproduction of a 13th century illuminated
manuscript, a bestiary, created in England, perhaps in
Salisbury, possibly commissioned by Roger de Mohaut.
Special Collections -- Rare Book Collection -- Oversize
Call Number: PR275.B47 H36 2008
Full facsimile reproduction of a 13th century illuminated manuscript, a bestiary, created in England, perhaps in Salisbury, possibly commissioned by Roger de Mohaut.
On the jacket cover there are two illustrations, cropped from illustrations in this wonderful book.
Fly fishing is more than a sport and this book, The Fly-Fisher's Craft: the Art and History, by Darrel Martin, is testimony to the passion it can ignite and the incredible quest it can lead on on.
As fall settles in it’s a great time to take your fly-fishing indoors and curl up in a chair with a great read. One of my favorites is Steve Raymond’s, Rivers of the Heart: a Fly-Fishing Memoir; illustrated by August C. Kristoferson. A contemplative book, Mr. Raymond shares those things that matter most: the people, places, and things vital to his sport and to him.
The recent appearance of a new biography of Raymond Carver, as well as fresh speculation about the involvement of his editor in shaping his work has once again piqued interest in this prodigiously gifted author who lived and died hard in the Pacific Northwest. This book is a poignant memoir by Carver's first wife, Maryann Burk, whose role in the realization of Carver's unique genius has been treated inconsistently by biographers and critics alike.