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The Complete Angler, Or Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse on Rivers, Fish Ponds, Fish, And Fishing, In Two Parts. The first part written by Mr. Izaak Walton, the second by Charles Cotton, Esq.. With the lives of the Authors: and notes, historic and supplementary, and explanatory, by Sir John Hawkins, Knt. and the present editor

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The Complete Angler, Or Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse on Rivers, Fish Ponds, Fish, And Fishing, In Two Parts. The first part written by Mr. Izaak Walton, the second by Charles Cotton, Esq.. With the lives of the Authors: and notes, historic and supplementary, and explanatory, by Sir John Hawkins, Knt. and the present editor

by Walton, Izaak and Charles Cotton

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London: Printed For Samuel Bagster, In The Strand, By R. Watts, at Broxbourne, on the River Lea, Herts, 1815. Bagster's Second Edition, Being the Eighth of this Work: Wit. Hardcover (Full Leather - Themed Binding). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Printed For Samuel Bagster, In The Strand, By R. Watts, at Broxbourne, on the River Lea, Herts, London, 1815. Bagster's Second Edition, Being the Eighth of this Work: With Improvements and Additions. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Fine Binding Light rubbing to the extremities. Internally Fine. -- Overall: Very Good to Near Fine Condition. -- Engraved frontice portrait, all edges gilt, fifty plates. Uniquely bound in full tan morocco with inlay in light blue of a fish on both covers. Same Color reproduced in shell designs on backstrap. Writing on one inner blank sheet "Large Paper Edition". -- Presentation inscription in ink on one of the blank fly-leafs to a Col. F. Ahlstrom. On the occasion of the nomination of Sen. Warren Harding as Pres. U.S...... Signed by Sam (Samuel) W. Lambert and another name which I can't make out..... See attached photo of the inscription. -- "Samuel W. Lambert 1859-1942, medical practioner, educator, bibliophile and fisherman. Author of "When Mr. Pickwick Went Fishing". An ardent fisherman, his collection of editions of Isaac Waltons "Compleat Angler" and Cottons Works was notable. He belonged to several fishing clubs in this country and Canada." Much more info on Samuel Lambert at www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Large paper edition . Size: Octavo (standard book size). 514 + extensive unpaginated index. Item Type: Fine Binding. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fishing & Hunting; Fishing; Britain/UK (Europe); Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Outdoor Recreation - Antiquarian; Sports & Pastimes. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8294.

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8294
Title
The Complete Angler, Or Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse on Rivers, Fish Ponds, Fish, And Fishing, In Two Parts. The first part written by Mr. Izaak Walton, the second by Charles Cotton, Esq.. With the lives of the Authors: and notes, historic and supplementary, and explanatory, by Sir John Hawkins, Knt. and the present editor
Author
Walton, Izaak and Charles Cotton
Format/binding
Hardcover (Full Leather - Themed Binding)
Book condition
Used - Very Good Condition
Jacket condition
No Dust Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
Bagster's Second Edition, Being the Eighth of this Work: Wit
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed For Samuel Bagster, In The Strand, By R. Watts, at Broxbourne, on the River Lea, Herts
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1815
Keywords
BZDB21 NOISBN flyfishing, fly fishing Fishing & Hunting; Fishing; Britain/UK (Europe); Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Outdoor Recreation - Antiquarian; Sports & Pastimes. The Complete Angler Or Contemplative Mans Recreation Being a Discourse o

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