The Complete Angler, or, the Contemplative Man's Recreation

London: Printed for S. Bagster, 1810.

Price: $350.00

Small quarto. [18], 246, [2] pp. 16 cm. With a facsimile engraving of the original title page from the first edition, and two pages of advertisements at the back. Inscribed on the front free endpaper, with an owner's signature in neat ink on the dedication page, and bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown (H. Guy--,High Street, Chelmsford). In the original printed paper boards, untrimmed, and housed in a professionally made cloth slipcase with an inner cloth chemise. The text block is neatly split in half, with scuffing to the boards, both neatly detached. Else very good. Scarce. OCLC locates only two copies of the 1810 edition.

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The Complete Angler, or, the Contemplative Man's Recreation. Isaac WALTON.

Izaak Walton
birth name: Izaak Walton
born: 8/9/1593
died: 12/15/1683

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English biographer and author of The Compleat Angler (1653), a classic idyll on the joys and stratagems of fishing. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore