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Walton, Izaak
The Complete Angler.To Which Are Added, An Introductory Essay; The Linan Arrangement of the Various River-Fish Delineated in the Work; and Illustrative Notes
John Major, London, 1823. First Major Edition, LARGE PAPER COPY, with plates on India paper. 14 plates, engraved or etched by H. Cook, C. Pye, E. Smith, R. Ashby, after Huysmans, Lely, Nash and Wale, including portraits of Walton and Cotton and 2 pages of music, all mounted, on INDIA PAPER; plus 77 woodcuts in the text. 1 vols. 8vo (7-1/2 x 4-3/4 inches). Large Paper copy, with Plates on India paper. Large paper copy, with mounted India proofs, of one of the most beautifully illustrated and desirable editions of Walton's classic. Coigney 23 Full contemporary brown calf, covers decorated with elborately decorated in gilt and blind, gilt ornaments, gilt spine, a.e.g. Bookplate of GEORGE A ANSON. Covers and spine slightly rubbed, joints starting; otherwise a vey attractive copy 14 plates, engraved or etched by H. Cook, C. Pye, E. Smith, R. Ashby, after Huysmans, Lely, Nash and Wale, including portraits of Walton and Cotton and 2 pages of music, all mounted, on INDIA PAPER; plus 77 woodcuts in the text. 1 vols. 8vo (7-1/2 x 4-3/4 inches) First Major Edition, LARGE PAPER COPY, with plates on India paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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