1796 1st Zouch ed Isaak Walton Lives of Donne Wotton Hooker & Herbert English

WALTON, Izaac

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Izaak Walton was a 17th-century author best known for his work on fishing, ‘The Compleat Angler’. However, Walton also wrote a series of biographical ‘lives’ of notable English figures. These short sketches were on politicians, priests, and poets alike – Henry Wotton, John Donne, Richard Hooker, and George Herbert.

 

This 1796 edition includes all four ‘lives’ in one book and the first to feature Thomas Zouch’s life of the author. This edition also includes eight fine, full-page engravings – portraits and illustrations of churches.

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1796 1st Zouch ed Isaak Walton Lives of Donne Wotton Hooker & Herbert English

 

Izaak Walton was a 17th-century author best known for his work on fishing, ‘The Compleat Angler’. However, Walton also wrote a series of biographical ‘lives’ of notable English figures. These short sketches were on politicians, priests, and poets alike – Henry Wotton, John Donne, Richard Hooker, and George Herbert.

 

This 1796 edition includes all four ‘lives’ in one book and the first to feature Thomas Zouch’s life of the author. This edition also includes eight fine, full-page engravings – portraits and illustrations of churches.

 

Item number: #13535

Price: $750

 

WALTON, Izaac

 

The lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert

 

York : Printed by Wilson, Spence, and Mawman, 1796.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • liv, [2], 518, [2]
    • 8 engraved plates
  • References: Wing W 671; ESTC R 15317;
  • Provenance: Handwritten – J. Richards
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~10.75in X 8.75in (27cm x 22cm)

 

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13535

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Religion

Authors

WALTON, Izaac

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete