The Compleat Angler, or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation

By: Izaak Walton (1593-1683)

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LIMITED EDITION of 450 copies, this is number 301. 8vo. 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. [xviii], (303) pp. Illustrated title page, first 30 pages opened, rest of volume unopened; text clean, unmarked. Decorative brown paper over boards, paper spine label, extra spine label bound-in inside rear cover; binding square and tight, edges of spine roughed-up and fraying where the dumb cut-outs allow for grasping the spine to remove from slipcase. Housed in a black paper-covered slipcase; slip case worn. Very Good. Izaak Walton's The Compleat Angler, first published in 1653, is one of the most reprinted books in the English language. This edition was designed by Bruce Rogers, one of America's greatest book designers of the twentieth century. This book was published during his time at Riverside Press, at the beginning of his career.

Title: The Compleat Angler, or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation

Author Name: Izaak Walton (1593-1683)

Illustrator: Bruce Rogers

Categories: Angling,

Edition: First Edition, thus

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The Riverside Press: 1909

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: SFK418-029

Keywords: Izaak Walton, The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man's Recreation, Bruce Rogers, Graphic Design, Fine Press, Limited Edition