The Compleat Angler. Izaac Walton.

The Bagster Facsimile, 1810

The Compleat Angler.

London: Printed for S. Bagster, in the Strand, 1810.

Bagster's facsimile of the 1653 First edition. Title engraving, text vignettes, 2 engraved plates of music, the second printed upside down, and the final leaf of ads. 1 vols. 12mo (5-3/4 x 4-1/4 inches). The Bagster Facsimile, 1810. Full modern tan polished calf, gilt covers and spine with raised bands, green and brown morocco lettering pieces, marbled endpapers. Minor rubbing at extremities, otherwise a lovely copy. Coigney 20; Horne 20; Oliver 18. Item #235758

A lovely copy of this fine Bagster ("so-called", according to Coigney) facsimile of the 1653 Walton - the first attempt to reproduce the charm of the original edition.

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