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THE COMPLETE ANGLER or The Contemplative Man's Recreation Being a Discourse of Rivers Fish-ponds Fish and Fishing .. And Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream .. With Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas [2 Volumes] by  Izaak and Charles Cotton Walton - Hardcover - 1836 - from Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB (SKU: 2840)

THE COMPLETE ANGLER or The Contemplative Man's Recreation Being a Discourse of Rivers Fish-ponds Fish and Fishing .. And Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream .. With Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas [2 Volumes]

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THE COMPLETE ANGLER or The Contemplative Man's Recreation Being a Discourse of Rivers Fish-ponds Fish and Fishing .. And Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream .. With Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas [2 Volumes]

by Walton, Izaak and Charles Cotton

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  • Hardcover
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London: William Pickering, 1836. 2 volumes, large paper edition, title-page in red and black with Pickering's device no. iv (Keynes, p.44). 61 steel engraving after T. Stothard and others on India-paper and mounted. Full green crushed morocco, 5 raised bands with gilt decorated compartments, gilt frame to upper and lower covers, inner, deep dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Bound by Hayday & Co. with their tiny stamp at bottom edge of front blank, armorial bookplate of Alfred Watkins. Bit of foxing to prelims and endpages, slight rubbing to spine ends, otherwise a very good, handsome set. Keynes p. 94. Full Leather. Very Good. Stout Quarto.

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Bookseller
Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
2840
Title
THE COMPLETE ANGLER or The Contemplative Man's Recreation Being a Discourse of Rivers Fish-ponds Fish and Fishing .. And Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream .. With Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas [2 Volumes]
Author
Walton, Izaak and Charles Cotton
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
William Pickering
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1836
Keywords
Fishing;
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Illustrated; Natural History; Sports; Pastimes; Literature;
Size
Stout Quarto
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raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
device
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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
quarto
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the...[more]
spine
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bookplate
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rubbing
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