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Walton, Izaak, Charles Cotton, and Robert Venables
The Universal Angler, Made so, by Three Books of Fishing. The First Written by Mr. Izaak Walton; The Second by Charles Cotton Esq.; The Third by Col. Robert Venables. All which may be bound together, or sold each of them severally
Printed for Richard Marriott, London, 1676. Fifth edition of Walton's Compleat Angler. Three parts in volume. Pt. I: Engraved piscatorial title-page, 10 small copperplates of fish, 2 pages of music; pt. II: engraved cipher on title-page; pt III: engraved piscatorial frontispiece by F.H. Van Houe, the same 10 copperplate illustrations as in part I. 1 vols. 16mo. The Last Lifetime Edition. The last edition published in Walton's lifetime, and the first in which his name appears on the title-page. "In many respects it is the most interesting of the five [lifetime] editions." (Coigney). It is the first appearance of Cotton's work. Coigney 6; Westwood & Satchell p. 219; Wing W666 & C6381 Full modern olive-green crushed morocco, gilt lettered spine, a.e.g. Spine very slightly faded, otherwise a beautiful copy Three parts in volume. Pt. I: Engraved piscatorial title-page, 10 small copperplates of fish, 2 pages of music; pt. II: engraved cipher on title-page; pt III: engraved piscatorial frontispiece by F.H. Van Houe, the same 10 copperplate illustrations as in part I. 1 vols. 16mo Fifth edition of Walton's Compleat Angler. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Verkäufer: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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