The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man's Recreation

By: Izaak Walton & Charles Cotton

Price: £250.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very good


Second Le Gallienne edition. Half crushed morocco binding by Bumpus, one of the top binders of its time, with gilt pictorial spine depicting bulrushes and fish. Swirling endpapers (evocative of moving water), top edge gilt, contemporary gift inscription to 'a Fly Fisher'. Illustrated by Edmund H New. [Coigney 222] Some wear to the leather along the spine edges. Green cloth a little marked. Gilt top edge slightly worn, pages rough-cut and browned. Text block clean, free of markings and foxing.

Title: The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man's Recreation

Author Name: Izaak Walton & Charles Cotton

Categories: Sports & Pastimes, Antiquarian and collectable,

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1904

Binding: Fine binding

Book Condition: Very good

Type: Book

Inscription: A Fly Fisher

Item: 1.00 kg

Seller ID: 82073

Keywords: Sports & Pastimes;Antiquarian and collectable;Literature & Literary;Antiquarian and collectable;The Compleat Angler,