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Walton, Izaak and Cotton, Charles
The Complete Angler
William Pickering, London, 1836. Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler, Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation, Being a Discourse of Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish and Fishing by Izaak Walton. And Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream by Charles Cotton. With Original Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas. William Pickering, 1836. The First Nicolas Edition. Coigney 44. Large Paper Edition 4to (10.75"x 7.5"). Contemporary half calf with gilt title, marble boards and conforming endpapers generally in good/very good order. Vol 1: ccxii, 129. Vol 2: 130-436 plus index. 61 illustrations including full page and in the text. Contents generally very good with wide margins, some occasional foxing. Bindings tight and previously sold by Bauman Rare Books whose sale note describes it as ''Handsomely bound 1836 first Nicolas edition, a magnificent work embellished by 61 illustrations and '"a fine, wide-margined copy". It is a very good copy of a rare and desirable edition of this classic fly-fishing book. This is a heavy two volume set at 4.2kg , so greater postage costs are required overseas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Vendeur: UK Countryside Bookseller [Cromford, DERBY, United Kingdom]
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