London: Pickering, 1836.
First Nicolas Edition, Large Paper. Engraved title page, 48 engraved plates from designs by Thomas Stothard and J. Inskipp, two pages of music and two woodcuts of the Walton seal, 9 head-pieces, and 2 portraits of Walton. Pp. , ccxii, , 129; , -436, . 2 vols. Large 8vo. Full contemporary green morocco gilt, spines stamped with angling motifs in gilt, boards with a piscatorial vignette surrounded by fish and floral devices, a.e.g. Original spines laid down, some minor rubbing, else very good. With the bookplate of the Junior Carlton Club Library. Coigney 44; Horne 43; Oliver 41. Item #212550
One of the finest illustrated editions of Walton ever published. In its production, Pickering employed 27 of the most prominent artist, painters, and engravers of the day.
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