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IZAAK WALTON and CHARLES COTTON. P. H. EMERSON. Edited and arranged by R. B. Marston.:
THE COMPLEAT ANGLER or The Contemplative Man's Recreation. The Lea and Dove Edition, Being the 100th Edition.
London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1888.Being a discourse of rivers fish - ponds fish and fishing by Izaak Walton and Instructions how to angle for a trout or grayling in a clear stream by Charles Cotton. Containing a reprint of The Chronicle of the Compleat Angler by T. Westwood and T. Satchell (bibliography of editions and imitations). 2 volumes, complete set, 1888, EDITION LIMITED TO 500 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY R. B. MARSTON, OF WHICH THIS IS No. 187, 4to, approximately 295 x 225 mm, 11½ x 8¾ inches, portrait frontispiece of Izaak Walton to Volume I, another of Charles Cotton to Volume II, title pages printed red and black, 27 full page photogravures of views on the Lea by P. H. Emerson, 25 of views on the Dove, Wye etc. by George Bankart, all with captioned tissue guards, plus 103 woodcuts in the text, pages: c, (20), 118; 119 - 357 including index, bound in original publisher's half dark brown morocco over dark green cloth sides with gilt monogram to upper cover, raised bands and gilt lettering to spine, top edges gilt, the others untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Extremities and hinges slightly rubbed, small scrapes to some corners, 2 very small scrapes to top of spine on both volumes, tiny crack at top of upper hinge on Volume II, slight rubbing to some raised bands, minute nick to cloth on fore - edge of Volume I, a few minor marks to cloth, free endpapers, half - title and reverse of frontispieces faintly foxed, edges of frontispieces and edges of most plates lightly browned or lightly foxed, a couple of tiny very faint fox spots on 2 images, occasio … [Click Below for Full Description]
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