The Complete Angler or Contemplative Man's Recreation ... with Original Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas. Izaac Walton.
The Complete Angler or Contemplative Man's Recreation ... with Original Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas
The Complete Angler or Contemplative Man's Recreation ... with Original Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas
The Complete Angler or Contemplative Man's Recreation ... with Original Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas

The Complete Angler or Contemplative Man's Recreation ... with Original Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas.

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. [16], ccxii, [2], 129; [2], [131]-436, [32]. 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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