Izaak Walton: His Wallet Booke. Joseph Crawhall.
Izaak Walton: His Wallet Booke
Izaak Walton: His Wallet Booke

Izaak Walton: His Wallet Booke.

London: Field and Tuer, The Leadenhall Press; Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1885.

First edition, one of 500 copies. Illustrated with hand-colored woodcuts throughout. 118 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Vellum spine and corners, gilt-stamped parchment sides with the original ties, printed linen pouches mounted to the pastedowns. Ink inscription on the title page, "Walter Heiberg in memory of the Woodstock days from his old friend and fellow disciple of [Izaak Walton, from title] Lawrence Amor 1942." Several newspaper clippings tipped to several of the blank leaves comprising the section for "Fysshe Stories". Vellum spines with small tear, parchment sides lifting from vellum, but overall a very good copy Coigney 126. Item #240331

36 poems and posies extracted from the fifth edition of Walton's Angler of1676), presented with Crawhall's inimitable charm and whimsy. Very scarce on the market.

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