Author:[Bewick, Thomas; Cruikshank, George; and others (illustrations)]; Walton, Izaak; Cotton, Charles; Jesse, Edward (editor); Bohn, Henry G. (notes and appendix)

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THE COMPLETE ANGLER OR THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION of IZAAK WALTON AND CHARLES COTTON. with lives of the authors, and variorum notes, historical and practical; to which are added papers on fishing-tackle, fishing stations, etc.

By: [Bewick, Thomas; Cruikshank, George; and others (illustrations)]; Walton, Izaak; Cotton, Charles; Jesse, Edward (editor); Bohn, Henry G. (notes and appendix)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn: 1856

Seller ID: 1402

Condition: Very good


8vo (5” x 7½”). pp. 496. First Jesse edition. Half maroon morocco over marbled boards with gilt double rules at each seam. Spine has 5 raised bands, each defined with a double rule on either side and pointillé work on the top of each band; compartments contain titles and fishing themed decorations. Marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Frontis. of portrait of Walton engraved by Robinson after Housman; Frontis. portrait of Cotton after Lely and illustrated title page for Cotton 's 1676 The Complete Angler: part II (p. 339). Includes 26 steel-engraved plates by various artists and engravers of the per... View more info