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Walton, Izaak
The Complete Angler, or Contemplative Man's Recreation .
Printed for James Smith, London, 1822. First Smith edition. 15 engraved plates, with four extra-illustrations. Pp. [i]-lx, [1]-388. 1 vols. 8vo. Gosden Plates. Sometimes referred to as the Gosden edition. Due to the Gosden imprint on the plates, it was believed to have been published at the expense of the famous sporting bookbinder. This copy is about the size of Coigney's copy c, but contains all the leaves of advertisements (pp. [384]-388). The plate of Madely Manor is a proof impression. Coigney 22 Full polished calf gilt. Nicely rebacked to style. Very good plus (some very light foxing) 15 engraved plates, with four extra-illustrations. Pp. [i]-lx, [1]-388. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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