The River Dove. With some Quiet Thoughts on the Happy Practice of Angling.

London: William Pickering, 1847.

Price: $600.00

About the item

First Pickering edition, reprinted from the 1845 privately printed edition. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH 40 HIGHLY FINISHED PORTRAITS AND VIEWS, including 12 beautifully colored portraits of Walton, Cotton, Bacon, Sir Walter Raleigh, James I, Elizabeth of Bohemia, Cavendish Duke of Newcastle, etc. iv, [iv], 296 pp. C. Whittingham, Printer. 1 vols. Thick 12mo. Bound in full green morocco, gilt emblematic spine, gilt vignettes on upper and lower covers, green silk endpapers, emblematic dentelles, a.e.g., by Root & Sons, London. Fine. Keynes, p. 49; William Pickering and his successors 38 & 39; Westwood & Satchell, p. 1.

Item #254674

Colloquy on angling after the fashion of Izaac Walton and Charles Cotton, by a noted collector of Walton and Johnsoniana With 2-page ad for Pickering's "Books on Angling" at the front.