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Walton, Izaak, 1593–1683

The complete angler, or, The contemplative man's recreation : being a discourse of rivers, fish-ponds, fish and fishing / written by Isaac Walton ; and instructions how to angle for a trout or grayling in a clear stream by Charles Cotton ; with original memoirs and notes by Sir Harris Nicolas, K.C.M.G.

Additional Title(s):

Complete angler

Contemplative man's recreation

Compleat angler

London : William Pickering, 1836.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SH433 .A1836+
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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BEIN Ij W175 +836 copy 1: Imperfect: half-titles of v. 1 and 2 of copy 1 wanting;.
BEIN Ij W175 +836 copy 2: Imperfect: half-title to Walton's life (1 l. following p. cxl of v. 1) wanting.
BEIN Ij W175 +836 copy 2: Duplicate set of the illustrations inserted, proofs before letters on India paper.
BEIN Ij W175 +836b: 2 v. enlarged to 6 v. by insertion of 329 portraits, 692 plates, and 27 water-color and pen and ink drawings. Illustrations and plates are mounted on India paper. Plates are all included but not in positions indicated in "List of embellishments." Six extra engravings laid in, three of which are duplicates. Advertisements tipped in pt. V. Original wrappers.
BEIN Ij W175 +836aa: Illustrations for BEIN W175 +836b. 52 plates, which are mounted proofs on India paper, some before letters, of the plates and illustrations in the 1836 edition. Two loose plates laid in.
Engravings by William John Cooke, Alfred Robert Freebairn, William Humphrys, James Charles Armytage, and Augustus Fox; after Thomas Stothard, Peter Lely, and James Inskipp.
Printed by C. Whittingham, Took's Court, Chancery Lane.
Includes engraved reproduction of original title pages.
Paged continuously.
Oliver, P. Compleat angler, 41
Horne, B.S. Compleat angler, 1653-1967, 43
NSTC, 2N8229
"Pedigrees of ... Walton, Hawkins, Hawes, Crammer, Ken, and Chalk-hill": p. [cxli]-[cxliv].
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Cotton, Charles, 1630-1687 -- Portraits.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Pickering, William -- Publisher.
Stubbs, W. R. -- Autograph.
Walton, Izaak, 1593-1683 -- Portraits.
Whittingham, C. -- Printer.
Wood engravings -- 1836.
Engravings -- 1836.
Steel engraving -- 1836.
Cotton, Charles, 1630-1687.
Nicolas, Nicholas Harris, Sir, 1799-1848.
Stothard, Thomas, 1755-1834, ill.
Lely, Peter, Sir, 1618-1680, ill.
Inskipp, James, 1790-1868, ill.
Fox, Augustus, engraver.
Armytage, James Charles, 1802-1897, engraver.
Humphrys, William, 1794-1865, engraver.
Freebairn, Alfred Robert, 1794-1846, engraver.
Cooke, William John, 1797-1865, engraver.
Pickering, William, 1796-1854, publisher.
Whittingham, Charles, 1795-1876, printer.

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