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The Compleat Angler

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Weight 168 g
Dimensions 45 × 35 × 16 mm
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The Compleat Angler, The first ‘Major-edition’, which appeared with the notes of all previous editors carefully revised and amended. “The Life of Walton”, by Zouch, Lives of the Authors, and notes, Historical Critical & Explanatory By Sir John Hawkins, Knight. Embellished with wood-cuts of the Fish (coat of arms here). Printed for the Proprietor of the English Classics by J.F.Dove, St. Johns Square 1825. This book is not pristine: there are sections of the spine missing and the back board and last 5 pages have separated. This is none the less a good clean copy of this very well known, historical publication and is in its original cover. This book measures 13.5 cm x 8 cm x 3 cm and weighs 190 grammes Hardcover WALTON, Isaac and Charles COTTON. The Compleat Angler; or, Contemplative Man’s Recreation: being a discourse on rivers, fish-ponds, fish, and fishing. In two parts: the first written by Mr. Isaac Walton; the second by Charles Cotton, Esq. With the lives of the authors: and notes historical, critical, supplementary and explanatory; by Sir John Hawkins, Illustrated with 20 engravings by Philip Audinet, including 2 portraits, and woodcuts of different fish. This early edition of Walton s classic work on fishing Of The Very Scare 6th Edition Of This Title. This Book Is At The Same Time A Delightful Read On The Joys, Foibles, And Frustrations Of Trying To Outwit One Of God’s Dumbest Creatures. As A Collectable Classic. It Is A Valuable Addition To The Library of Any Book Collector.