Author:Izaak Walton (1593-1683)

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Image for The Compleat Angler, or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation, Being a Discourse of Rivers, Fishponds, Fish and Fishing not Unworthy the Perusal of Most Anglers

The Compleat Angler, or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation, Being a Discourse of Rivers, Fishponds, Fish and Fishing not Unworthy the Perusal of Most Anglers

By: Izaak Walton (1593-1683)

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, George C. Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1931

Edition: Limited Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: GG818-027

Condition: Collectible: Good


LIMITED EDITION of 775 copies, this is number 561 SIGNED by Arthur Rackham on the limitation page. 4to. 10 1/2 x 8 inches. (224) pp. Half-title, color frontispiece with captioned tissue guard, title page printed in black and green inks with froggy vignette, Introduction by Henry Williamson, tailpieces, headpieces, occasional inset illustrations in the text, 11 color plates with captioned tissue guards; text clean, unmarked. Full gilt-decorated vellum, illustrated end-papers, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; binding square and tight, light soiling to covers, foot of spine bumped. House... View more info

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

By: Izaak Walton (1593-1683)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, C. E. Goodspeed & Co.: 1928

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: SFK418-033

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 600 copies printed by D. B. Updike of the Merrymount Press, Boston. 8vo. 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 inches. (xxxii), (325) pp. Introduction by Bliss Perry, decorations by William Addison Dwiggins; text clean, unmarked. Quarter black cloth, decorative paper over boards, spine decorated and titled in gilt, top edge stained green; binding square and tight, edges toned, faint rubbing. Very Good. Izaak Walton's The Compleat Angler, first published in 1653, is one of the most reprinted books in the English language. This particular volume was designed by Daniel Berkeley Updike, an Americ... View more info