Fishing Season: An Artist’s Fishing Year :: Rodger Mcphail & Colin Laurie Mckelvie soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
Shrewsbury: Swan Hill in association with Tryon Gallery, 1990, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Colour plates; Black & white drawings;
From the cover: Fishing Season is Rodger McPhails wide-ranging personal and artistic odyssey through the angling year, beginning with the first sport of a New Year, with early salmon from the deep and chill waters of Tweed in February. On southern chalk streams there are the first stirrings of trout rising to emergent insects, while pike and chub, grayling and perch prepare for spawning. We have glimpses from the river bank and also into the private, silent, underwater worlds of the fish themselves. In the colour plates and the more informal sketches and vignettes which follow, Rodger McPhail fully demonstrates the truth of the proverb that there is indeed more to fishing than merely catching fish”. By a river, on a boat at sea or on a loch there are the myriad sights of birds and animals, the innumerable little incidents of nature which the fisherman is privileged to see. On a highland river a dipper brings food to its young while the …
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. Unnumbered pages. 12″ x 8¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Art catalogue?