1784 Complete Angler Fishing Hunting Angling Fish Trout Cotton Walton Hawkins

WALTON, Izaak; COTTON, Charles

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Charles Cotton and Izaak Walton’s ‘The Complete Angler’ was an important and extremely popular game and hunting book from 1653. Walton sought to celebrate the everyday fisherman and hunter, providing tips, tricks, and first-hand observations on fishing, and hunting through the lens of a conversation between two fictional anglers.

 

This 1784 edition includes woodcut illustrations most of which depict fish and fishing tackle. It was edited by John Hawkins, and the Hawkins editions are some of the best of all ‘Angler’ editions.

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1784 Complete Angler Fishing Hunting Angling Fish Trout Cotton Walton Hawkins

 

Charles Cotton and Izaak Walton’s ‘The Complete Angler’ was an important and extremely popular game and hunting book from 1653. Walton sought to celebrate the everyday fisherman and hunter, providing tips, tricks, and first-hand observations on fishing, and hunting through the lens of a conversation between two fictional anglers.

 

This 1784 edition includes woodcut illustrations most of which depict fish and fishing tackle. It was edited by John Hawkins, and the Hawkins editions are some of the best of all ‘Angler’ editions.

 

Item number: #13896

Price: $750

 

WALTON, Izaak; COTTON, Charles

 

The complete angler, or, The contemplative man’s recreation

 

London : Printed for John, Francis, and Charles Rivington, 1784.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 parts in 1
    • Part I – lxxxii, 267, [1]
      • 12 full-page plates
      • 18 in-text engravings
    • Part II – xxxiv, 111, [11]
      • 4 full-page plates
      • 1 in-text engraving
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
      • Visible repair at front inner hinge
    • Size: ~7.25in X 4.75in (18cm x 12cm)

 

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13896

Category

Other

Authors

WALTON, Izaak; COTTON, Charles

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete