The Compleat Angler, or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation

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Additional (2nd) subtitle: 'Being a Discourse of Rivers Fishponds Fish and Fishing not unworthy the Perusal of most Anglers.' --- Read and admired since first written in 1653, fishing, fishing lore and philosophy co-exist in Izaak Walton's cherished work. An undated reprint edition, with color and b&w illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Possibly published c.1975. --- In brown paper-covered boards backed in tan cloth, with a Rackham illustration blindstamped on cover and with titling in gilt on spine. Dust jacket with Rackham illustration to front panel. --- A well-preserved copy: tightly-bound, bright and unmarked. Unpriced jacket with slight sunning to spine, otherwise in good shape; wrapped in removable archival mylar protector. ; Small Quarto - 9 to 11 in. tall; 224 pages

Title: The Compleat Angler, or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation

Author Name: WALTON, Izaak (author); RACKHAM, Arthur (illustrations)

ISBN Number: 0517177838

ISBN-13: 9780517177839

Location Published: New York, Weathervane Books: [c.1975]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Categories: >>Outdoor Pursuits & Recreation, >>Philosophy/Psychology/Thought

Stock No.: 87028