The Complete Angler: Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being A Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish, and Fishing

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The Complete Angler: Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being A Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish, and Fishing

WALTON, Izaac; COTTON, Charles; RENNIE, James (ed.)

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The last forty years of Walton's life were spent visiting eminent clergymen and others who enjoyed fishing, compiling the biographies of people he liked, and collecting information for The Compleat Angler. He sometimes visited Charles Cotton in his fishing house on the Dove. The first edition of his book The Compleat Angler was published in 1653. Notes by Sir John Hawkins.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: S. Johnson and Son
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1846
  • Place Published: Manchester
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    328 p. 18 cm. B&w frontispiece portrait and numerous small b&w illustrations, mainly of fish. Brown cloth hardcover with blank impressing and gold on spine. Corners bumped. Spine ends softened. Ink inscription on front pastedown. Endpapers, frontispiece, and title page stained. Occasional spotting or thumbing elsewhere.

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