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THE COMPLEAT ANGLER,  or the Contemplative Man's recreation. Being a Discourse of Rivers, Fish-ponds, Fish & Fishing. to which is added. The Laws of Angling. by  Izaac.: WALTON - Hardcover - fourth edition - 1668 - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 32562)

THE COMPLEAT ANGLER, or the Contemplative Man's recreation. Being a Discourse of Rivers, Fish-ponds, Fish & Fishing. to which is added. The Laws of Angling.

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THE COMPLEAT ANGLER, or the Contemplative Man's recreation. Being a Discourse of Rivers, Fish-ponds, Fish & Fishing. to which is added. The Laws of Angling.

by WALTON, Izaac.:

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London, Printed for R. Marriot, and are to be sold by Charles Harper at his Shop London, the next door to the Crown near Sergeants-Inn in Chanery-lane,1668.. FOURTH EDITION 1668. Small 8vo, approximately 144 x 83 mm, 5½ x 3¼ inches, 10 small engravings of fish in the text, and 2 pages of the"Anglers Song", 1 page bound upside down as in all copies as intended, pages: xvi, 1-255, [1], [16]= A Short Discourse by way of Post-Script, Touching the LAWES of ANGLING followed by Contents and Table, collation A-S8, bound in full calf, rebacked at sometime with original spine relaid, gilt title to spine, blind decoration to spine and edges of covers, marbled endpapers. Binding rubbed and slightly scuffed, gilt on spine rubbed with loss, title page slightly soiled, occasional pale browning to margins and some pages, occasional small brown spot, old ink name in 2 places on title page (brecknock and Latin motto on the blank side of title, also at the bottom of each music plate, 3 margins have light old ink scribble and 1 has the title and page number at top margin, not affecting text, occasional ink splash, otherwise a very good copy. See Bernard S. Horne, The Compleat Angler 1653-1967, A New Bibliography, page 11; The Library of the Late John Gerard Heckscher, No 2013; Peter Oliver, A New Chronicle of The Compleat Angler, page 12 -13; Westwood & Satchell, Bibliotheca Piscatoria, page 219; The Carl Pforzheimer Library, English Literature 1475-1700, Volume 3, page 1086, No. 1051; Rodolphe L. Coigney, page 8. Pages 70 & 79 are correct, all the other printing errors are the same as listed in Coigney, a previous owner has inked in the missing Roman numeral "I" in the heading to Chapter XVII in old ink. John Evelyn had a copy of this title in his library, See Geoffrey Keynes, John Evelyn, A Study in Bibliophily, page 298, No 36. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
32562
Title
THE COMPLEAT ANGLER, or the Contemplative Man's recreation. Being a Discourse of Rivers, Fish-ponds, Fish & Fishing. to which is added. The Laws of Angling.
Author
WALTON, Izaac.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
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Edition
fourth edition
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, Printed for R. Marriot, and are to be sold by Charles Harper at his Shop London, the next door to the Crown near Sergean
Date published
1668
Keywords
angling fishing compleat angler rivers complete angler trout salmon perch pike

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We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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