Complete Angler fishing 1887 Walton & Cotton book 60 engravings UK ChattoBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Fishing, Outdoor Life, Nature Writing].
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The Complete Angler of The Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Discourse of Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish, and Fishing, by Izaak Walton.
Instructions How to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream, by Charles Cotton.
Original Memoirs and Notes, by Sir Harris Nicolas.
Published 1887, London by Chatto and Windus.
320 pages. Contains 60 engraved illustrations. Text in English.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised and gilt bands, title and author in gilt, marbled covers and end papers.
Front cover detached, spine chipped at base, but binding [book block] remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior shows a uniform age toning, and is largely free of any spotting or foxing. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Book measures: 8" H X 5 1/2" W.