(1976) 1977 1st UK edition. Adam & Charles Black. London.
Pp148. B/w photographs, illustrations, decorative cloth. Good-plus in dust-wrapper.
"The story of the hook is traced from the caveman of a million or more years ago to the fisherman of today. ...Much hitherto unpublished material [and] a fascinating collection of illustrations". The modern history of the hook is told from the point of view O.Mustad & Son, the Norwegian hook manufacturers.