Item #240335 The Complete Angler ... with ... A Notice of Cotton and His Writings by the American Editor [George Washington Bethune]. Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton.

The Complete Angler ... with ... A Notice of Cotton and His Writings by the American Editor [George Washington Bethune].

New York and London: Wiley & Putnam, 1847.

First Bethune Edition. With engraved portraits of Walton and Cotton, two engraved views, facsimile of 1653 title page, four large woodcuts, 19 vignettes of fish, five pages of music. Pp. [8], cxi, 249; xxix, 210. 1 vols. 8vo. Original cloth. Head of spine chipped, smaller loss at foot, else very good plus Coigney 62; Westwood & Satchell, p. 231; Henderson, p. 247; Van Winkle pp. 115-6. Item #240335

The first edition of the Compleat Angler edited by an American. Among its notable features are "the long erudite bibliographical preface, the copious notes in the text, and an appendix containing a very complete list of angling books published before 1847" (Coigney).

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