The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man’s Recreation … The Second Edition much enlarged. Izaac Walton.
The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man’s Recreation … The Second Edition much enlarged
The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man’s Recreation … The Second Edition much enlarged

Huth Copy of the Rare Second Edition

The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man’s Recreation … The Second Edition much enlarged.

London: Printed by T.M. for Rich. Marriot, 1655.

Second edition. Engraved piscatorial vignette on title-page and ten small copperplate engravings in the text. 1 vols. 12mo (5-5/8 x 3-1/16 in.). Huth Copy of the Rare Second Edition. Olive crushed morocco gilt by F. Bedford, a.e.g. Title leaf remargined (outermost edge of cartouche in pen facsimile), A7 remargined (a few letters in fine pen facsimile). A bit closely trimmed, affecting a few headlines, 2 illustrations, a few letters in text of leaves B8, F7, initials shaved in 2 pp. of music (O5-O6). Huth copy with gilt ex-libris. Coigney 2. Item #308601

Rare. Sir John Hawkins in the Preface to his 1760 edition of the Angler, said “The Second Edition I have never seen.”

Handsome copy from the distinguished Huth library.

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