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Walton, Izaak
The Compleat Angler, or the Contemplative Man's Recreation ... The third edition much enlarged
London: Printed by J.G., for Rich. Marriott at his Shop in St. Dunstans Church-yard, Fleet-street, 1661. London: Printed by J.G., for Rich. Marriott at his Shop in St. Dunstans Church-yard, Fleet-street, 1661. Third edition. First 8 words of title are engraved within a cartouche of dolphins and fish, 10 small copperplate engravings of fish in text, 2 pages (214-215, P3v-P4r) of words and music for "The Angler's Song," the bass voice printed upside down, 3 woodcut initials and head and tail ornaments. Pp. [16], 1-255, [256, blank], [16]. 1 vols. Small 8vo (138 x 81 mm). Eighteenth-century calf, red morocco spine label. Title-page inlaid and remargined (some old soiling), some lettering and date on title page caught up in ink, text otherwise clean. Front joint cracked but holding. Bookplates of John Skipp, Ledbury; and Bibliotheca Piscatoria Ohlsoni. Third edition. First 8 words of title are engraved within a cartouche of dolphins and fish, 10 small copperplate engravings of fish in text, 2 pages (214-215, P3v-P4r) of words and music for "The Angler's Song," the bass voice printed upside down, 3 woodcut initials and head and tail ornaments. Pp. [16], 1-255, [256, blank], [16]. 1 vols. Small 8vo (138 x 81 mm). The Third Walton. This third edition of Walton's Compleat Angler is a virtual reprint of the second edition, with an interesting alteration, however, to the final remark of Piscator on p. 255: "And [St. Peter's blessing] upon all that are lovers of Vertue, "and all that love to be quiet, and go a fishing. 'Study to be quiet, I Thes.4.11'". It is also in the intr … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [United States]
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