Item #39574 The Complete Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation. Being A Discourse of Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish and Fishing Writing by Izaak Walton, and Instructions How To Angle For A Trout or Grayling In A Clear Stream by Charles Cotton. With Original Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas. Izaac WALTON.

The Complete Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation. Being A Discourse of Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish and Fishing Writing by Izaak Walton, and Instructions How To Angle For A Trout or Grayling In A Clear Stream by Charles Cotton. With Original Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas.

London. William Pickering. 1836. Hardcover. sm4to, 27cm, in 2 volumes, [16],ccxii,[2],129 & [2],[131]-436,[32]pp., with 61 steel engraved plates and text illustrations, (including engraved title-pages, 48 engraved plates, two pages of music and two woodcuts of the Walton seal, 9 head-pieces, and 2 portraits of Walton), in the original dark green crushed morocco, wide raised bands with gilt borders, full gilt decorations in the panels, gilt titles, elaborate gilt corner decorations on the boards, triple gilt ruled inner dentelles, all edges gilt, expertly rebacked, a fine set. One of the finest illustrated editions of Walton ever published. Pickering employed 27 of the most prominent artist, painters, and engravers to illustrate it. Item #39574

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