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THE COMPLETE ANGLER (2 Vols). Or The Contemplative Man's Recreation.
London William Pickering 1836 - The first Nicolas Edition beautifully custom bound by Hayday in full green morocco, the spines with tooled raised bands and with gilt titling direct and elaborate gilt decorations to compartments. The boards have gilt double-ruled borders and gilt lined dentelles. a.e.g. This edition was issued in paper wrappers, to be bound as desired by the purchaser. These copies bear the circular gilt lettered bookplates of William Twopenny and Alexander Lawson Duncan to both volumes. Endpapers to both volumes are lightly spotted and the title page to Volume I shows off-setting from the portrait. pp.Vol I,[14], [i]-ccii, il, [i]-129, [130]; Vol II,il, [131]-463, [32]. (See Horne 43). Each with two-coloured title pages, two portrait frontispieces to the first volume, and 61 illustrations throughout by some 27 artists. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
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