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Mr Isaac Walton and Charles Cotton, Esq.
THE COMPLETE ANGLER; OR, CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION. BEING A DISCOURSE ON RIVERS, FISH-PONDS, FISH, AND FISHING. In Two Parts The First Written By R 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, Knt. [Quarter Leather Binding – Seventh Edition – First Bagster Edition]
London: Printed for Samuel Bagster, 1808, Seventh Edition. First Bagster Edition with 17 engraved plates and 19 illustrations in the text. Approximately 8 ½ inches tall. Quarter leather binding with ¾ marbled boards, gilt titles, raised bands, gilt decoration, with engraved half-title, portrait frontispiece, and engraved plates by Philip Audinet. 'The Complete Angler' is Izaak Walton's best known work. It was edited and expanded by Walton for over a quarter of a century. The work is a celebration of fishing through prose and verse. The second part of this work is written by Walton's friend and fellow angler, Charles Cotton. This is the seventh edition of the work, and the first edition to be edited by Bagster. Bagster was the founder of the publishing firm 'Bagster and Sons'. He is noted for his polyglot bibles. With a frontispiece of Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton and Sir John Hawkins, engraved half-title and seventeen (17) engraved plates by Audinet, with 19 illustrations in the text. iv, 512pp. Approximately 8 ½ inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – gilt titles on maroon label, 5 raised bands, 6 compartments with gilt decoration. Joints – good condition. Corners – good condition. Boards – good condition – quarter leather and marbled boards. Page edges – good condition – all heavily tanned. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition – sound. Paste downs – good condition – plain. End papers – good condition – plain. Title – good condition – previous owner’s signature across the top, tanned with some foxing. Pages – good condition – e … [Click Below for Full Description]
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