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THE COMPLETE ( COMPLEAT ) ANGLER OR THE CONTEMPLATIVE - WALTON, Izaak - 1668. [1216785]
London Printed for R. Marriot and are to be sold by Charles Harper at his shop 1668 - FOURTH EDITION 1668, much corrected and enlarged. Small 8vo, approximately 150 x 90 mm, 5¾ x 3½ inches, FACSIMILE TITLE PAGE, 10 small copperplate engravings of fish in the text, attributed to Pierre Lombart, 2 pages of the words and music to "The Anglers Song" set by Henry Lawes, the second page printed upside down as should be, pages: [16], 255, [17], collation A-S8, signature E3 is signed B3, rebound in fullbrown morocco, extra gilt spine, gilt lettered crimson label, blind decoration to covers, new endpapers. Small hole repaired on first page (A2), following 2 pages have small chips to outer margins, 1 page has a closed tear that runs into the text neatly repaired, all text legible, pale age-browning and the occasional pale brown mark, a few margins dusty, otherwise a good copy. See: A New Chronicle of the Compleat Angler by Peter Oliver, page 12-14; English Literature 1475-1700 by Carl H. Pforzheimer, Volume III, No. 1051; The Compleat Angler 1653-1967 by Bernard S. Horne, page 13 -15, No.5. This copy follows all the points he lists on page 13 & 15; The Library of the Late John Gerard Heckscher of New York City, 2013 & 2014. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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