The Complete Angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton: Extensively Embellished with Engravings on Copper and Wood, from Original Paintings and Drawings, by First-Rate Artists. To Which Are Added, an Introductory Essay; the Linnaean Arrangement of the Various River Fish Delineated in the Work; and Illustrative Notes. Third Edition.

By: Walton, Izaak; Cotton, Charles

Price: $75.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green leather binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Beautiful florets and dentelles decorate the covers. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. 4 1/4" x 6 1/2." Pages (i)-lviii, (1)-416, complete. Fifteen black and white copperplate engravings and seventy-seven black and white illustrations, complete. List of illustrations in the front. "Printed by W. Nicol" on the title page. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. Slight age toning to the pages but mostly limited to the edges. Pages are Fine. Some edge and corner wear and wear at the spine. A Very Good copy. Izaak Walton's famous work which pays homage to fishing through a variety of prose, dialogs, and stories. The book begins with an Introductory Essay. Notes and General Index in the back. Izaak Walton (c. 1593-1683) was an English author and biographer best-known for The Compleat (or Complete) Angler first published in 1653. After its initial publication, Walton continued to add to the book for about the next twenty-five years. Charles Cotton (1630-1687) was an English writer best-known for his book, The Compleat Gamester, his contributions to The Complete Angler, and for translations of the work of Michel de Montaigne.

Title: The Complete Angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton: Extensively Embellished with Engravings on Copper and Wood, from Original Paintings and Drawings, by First-Rate Artists. To Which Are Added, an Introductory Essay; the Linnaean Arrangement of the Various River Fish Delineated in the Work; and Illustrative Notes. Third Edition.

Author Name: Walton, Izaak; Cotton, Charles

Categories: Literature, Hunting & Fishing, Sports and Hobbies,

Edition: 3rd Edition

Publisher: London, England, J. Major: 1835

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 022263

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